Health-tech startup CureFit gets $600K in new funding round

Binu Paul

CureFit Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, which operates health and fitness platform CureFit, has raised Rs 4.18 crore (about $611,121) in ....

16 April, 2018

Delhi-based fintech startup Affordplan raises Series B round

Jyotindra Dubey

Affordplan, a Delhi-based fintech startup that makes healthcare services accessible through planned savings for non-emergency ....

16 April, 2018
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Reliance Industries to invest $180 mn in ed-tech startup Embibe

Dearton Thomas Hector

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) will invest $180 million (Rs 1,175 crore) in ed-tech startup Embibe, as India’s biggest private-sector ....

13 April, 2018

Industrial marketplace Industrybuying raises venture debt from BlackSoil Capital

Keshav Sunkara

Industrybuying, an online marketplace for businesses, has raised Rs 12 crore ($2 million) venture debt from BlackSoil Capital ....

3 April, 2018

Lobby group Indiatech’s CEO quits over differences with promoters

Binu Paul

Indiatech.org, a lobby group launched by Indian internet unicorns Flipkart, Ola, and MakeMyTrip, suffered a setback as its chief ....

2 April, 2018

Expect fewer startup shutdowns this year than last two years: Kalaari Capital’s Rajesh Raju

Priya Prasad

Kalaari Capital, which derives its name from the ancient Kerala martial arts Kalaripayattu, is one of India’s most active ....

2 April, 2018
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CureFit revenue doubling every six months, monthly run rate $1 mn: Mukesh Bansal

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Mukesh Bansal can be counted among the poster boys of India's startup ecosystem. When Flipkart acquired his successful fashion ....

22 March, 2018

Chatbot startup Haptik partners Amazon to automate customer support & cultivation

Anirban Ghoshal

Conversational artificial intelligence platform Haptik has said it is partnering Amazon's cloud subsidiary Amazon Web Services ....

8 March, 2018

Funding boost for Bluestone in bid to catch Caratlane

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bangalore-based online jewellery e-tailer Bluestone is set to raise $5.87 million (Rs 38.29 crore) in a fresh round of funding, ....

1 March, 2018

Exclusive: Existing investors give Urban Ladder a $12 mn lift

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bangalore-based online furniture store Urban Ladder has raised Rs 77.43 crore ($11.87 million) in a fresh round of funding from ....

1 March, 2018
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Indian startups need more funds but valuation a concern: VCCircle LP Summit

Priya Prasad

Venture capital activity in India, particularly at the Series A level, hasn’t changed much even though the number of angel ....

21 February, 2018

CaratLane vs BlueStone: One jewellery e-tailer burns more cash but also sells more

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online jeweller CaratLane widened the gap in revenue with rival BlueStone in the financial year 2016-17. This was in contrast ....

19 February, 2018

Exclusive: Food-tech startup Holachef raises fresh funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Food-tech startup Holachef has raised Rs 2 crore ($311,200) from Ashok Kumar Gajera, director at Mumbai-based diamond manufacturer ....

13 February, 2018

Walmart in talks to buy minority stake in Flipkart: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

US-based offline and online retailer Walmart Stores Inc. is in advanced stages of talks to buy a significant minority stake in ....

31 January, 2018

Enterprise payments firm Airpay secures Series A funding from Kalaari Capital, others

Shruti Jain

Mumbai-based payment services startup Airpay has raised Rs 24 crore ($3.6 million) as part of a Series A round led by Kalaari ....

21 March, 2017

Women-focused media startup POPxo raises $2.7 mn from GREE Ventures, others

Binu Paul

POPxo.com, a digital publication targeted at young women, has raised $2.7 million in a Series B funding round led by Japanese ....

16 March, 2017

Simplilearn is education company of the year: VCCircle Awards

Manu P Toms

Ed-tech firm Simplilearn Solutions Pvt. Ltd has won the News Corp VCCircle education company of the year award for 2017 for the ....

2 March, 2017

Flipkart's Sachin Bansal reiterates stand on 'level playing field' for local cos

Dearton Thomas Hector

E-commerce giant Flipkart's co-founder Sachin Bansal has re-ignited the debate around a "level playing field" for Indian startups, ....

9 February, 2017

Storm in Bombay House over, Ratan Tata to resume startup investing soon

Manu P Toms

Tata Sons interim chairman Ratan Tata has said he would go back to investing in startups this month after handing over the reins ....

7 February, 2017

Bluestone narrows revenue gap with Caratlane

Dearton Thomas Hector

The race for supremacy in the online jewellery retailing segment has tightened, with the gap in revenue of the top two players—Caratlane ....

16 February, 2017

Snapdeal investor Vani Kola joins Flipkart, Ola in 'capital dumping' debate

Dearton Thomas Hector

In December last year, Sachin Bansal, co-founder of India's largest e-commerce company Flipkart and Bhavish Aggarwal, co-founder ....

30 January, 2017