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IDG Ventures and Axilor Ventures partner to fund frontier tech startups

Monday, March 6, 2017 | More »

L to R: Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Axilor Ventures and Sudhir Sethi, Chairman, IDG Ventures India
India-focused technology venture capital fund IDG Ventures India and Bangalore-based startup accelerator Axilor Ventures have come together to launch a programme to discover and fund early-stage startups in frontier tech sectors, the company said in a statement. Christened the Frontier Tech Innovato...

L to R: Infosys co-founders Kris Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal

Infosys founders-led Axilor Ventures doubles intake for accelerator programme

Infosys co-founders Kris Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal-led Axilor Ventures on Thursday announced that it would double the intake for its 100-day accelerator programme, for which it is currently accepting applications. The programme, which is open to early-stage startups focussed on artificial intel...

9 February, 2017 | More »

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Events marketplace Events High gets funding from Axilor Ventures

Bengaluru-based Njuta Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs events marketplace Events High, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Axilor Ventures, it said in a statement. The startup will use the funding to expand its organiser base and enhance user experience on its platform. “We have 3,000...

19 December, 2016 | More »

Supam Maheshwari, CEO & Founder, FirstCry

Pure-play ecommerce model is not sustainable, says FirstCry’s Supam Maheshwari

FirstCry founder Supam Maheshwari is not resting on his laurels after creating the largest omni-channel baby care firm in the country. He is planning to unveil a private label and also bring a few global brands to India. In an exclusive chat with Techcircle.in, 42-year-old Maheshwari says omni-chann...

18 October, 2016 | More »

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FirstCry acquires BabyOye; raises $34 mn

Online baby products retailer FirstCry has agreed to acquire auto-to-software conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd’s baby-care business BabyOye in a cash-and-stock deal that will help it consolidate its presence in the growing segment through an omni-channel strategy. The deal is worth Rs 362....

17 October, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Existing investors, HNIs back food-tech startup Petoo

Bangalore-based food-tech startup Petoo, owned and operated by Kinematic Foodtech Pvt. Ltd, has raised $500,000 from its existing investors and high-net-worth individuals (HNIs) through online deal-making platform LetsVenture. The startup will use the capital to fund its ongoing food research initia...

3 August, 2016 | More »

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Axilor to bring on board more startups for its accelerator programme

Infosys co-founders Kris Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal-led Axilor Ventures has invited applications for the fourth batch of its 100-day accelerator programme. Axilor Ventures, founded by Shibulal, Gopalakrishnan and former Infosys board member Srinath Batni, former Infosys head of strategy Ganapath...

3 August, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Social marketplace GoCoop raises funding from Kris Gopalakrishnan, Saha Fund

GoCoop Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd, which runs social marketplace for cooperative enterprises GoCoop.com, has received investment worth $830,000 from former Infosys vice-chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan and Saha Fund, according to its filing with the Registrar of Companies (RoC). It could not be imm...

28 July, 2016 | More »

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Ratan Tata leads as Flipkart, Snapdeal founders vanish from top angels’ list

Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus at Tata Sons Ltd, is heading the pack of India’s top angel investors so far this year while the founders of Flipkart and Snapdeal are conspicuous by their absence from the list. The 78-year-old Tata, who started investing in startups after retiring as chairman of the ...

7 July, 2016 | More »

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Can equity crowdfunding work in India?

Entrepreneurs in the US now have access to a new class of capital, funds from unaccredited investors. In other words, any individual who has the cash can now become a startup investor in the US. Prior to this, only individuals whose net worth, along with that of their spouse, exceeded $1 million wer...

19 May, 2016 | More »

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