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Ed-tech startup Unacademy gets funding from Flipkart, Paytm founders

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 | More »

Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs educational-technology platform Unacademy, has raised Rs 6.7 crore ($1 million) from a clutch of investors including Flipkart co-founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma. The Economic Times, which first reported the ...

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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 »


Exclusive: Online counselling startup YourDOST raises funding from SAIF Partners, others

Bangalore-based YourDOST, an online counselling and psychological support platform, has raised $1.2 million (around Rs 8 crore) in a funding round led by venture capital firm SAIF Partners, according to VCCEdge, the data research platform of VCCircle, and filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC...

27 June, 2016 | More »


Redbus, TaxiForSure founders back photo discovery platform Galleri5

Redbus founder Phanindra Sama and TaxiForSure founder Raghunandan G, have led an angel funding round in visual discovery platform Galleri5. The funds were received in October 2015 and are being utilised for content development, hiring talent, marketing strategies, and talent acquisition, said Rahul ...

12 May, 2016 | More »


Ed-tech platform Unacademy raises $500K

Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs education technology platform Unacademy, has raised $500,000 (about Rs 3.3 crore) in a funding round led by Blume Ventures. Google’s Rajan Anandan, CommonFloor founder Sumit Jain, redBus founder Phanindra Sama, TaxiForSure founder Aprameya Radhakri...

12 May, 2016 | More »


Cloud-based CSR related IT platform NextGen raises funding from Mumbai Angels, others

Bangalore-based NextGen PMS Pvt Ltd., which owns and operates technology enabled CSR & sustainability management company NextGen, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding through a syndicate between Mumbai Angels and a group of unnamed strategic investors, based in India and the Silicon Valle...

17 February, 2015 | More »


‘I would spend money to build a good team first, if I start a company again’: Phanindra Sama

India should not draw parallels with the startup ecosystem in Silicon Valley when it comes to exits, since it is a much mature market where exists are in billions of dollars unlike the million-dollar ones in the country, according to Phanindra Sama, co-founder and CEO of redBus.in. Sama, who sold hi...

31 October, 2013 | More »


We had 8 term sheets from VCs when ibiboGroup approached us: Phanindra Sama of redBus.in

redBus.in, founded in 2006, has scripted one of the big success stories for not just the new technology ecosystem but also for venture capital investors, who have struggled to score big exits despite pouring in millions in the consumer Internet space. Started by the trio Phanindra Sama, Charan Padma...

21 June, 2013 | More »

Expedia, redBus tie up to share booking functionality, seat inventory

Online travel agency (OTA) Expedia Inc has partnered with Bangalore-based redBus, a bus ticketing site owned by Pilani Soft Labs. redBus will power bus ticket booking functionality on expedia.co.in, while Expedia will get an access to seat inventory across more than 180,000 bus services of 900 ope...

2 August, 2012 | More »


Taking On Cash On Delivery For E-com Vendors: Gharpay

For a company that started on a motorbike (mind you not a garage) being tethered to ground realities of doing business in India would come naturally. So when Hyderabad-based Gharpay (‘ghar’ stands for home in Hindi) started around a year back it had a clear roadmap of tapping on to the explosion...

24 November, 2011 | More »

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