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TechCircle Walkabout: A peek into Paytm’s growth journey and venture debt firm Trifecta’s strategy

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | More »

Every budding entrepreneur would like to hear first-hand the success story of Paytm, the digital payments and e-commerce platform started by first-generation entrepreneur Vijay Shekhar Sharma. TechCircle made that possible with its “Walkabout”, organised a day ahead of the Delhi edition of News ...

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Why are startups lured by venture debt? Find out @ Delhi edition of TechCircle Startup; register now

For startups looking to raise capital, the persisting trend of consolidation and a cautious approach by large investors have come as a dampener. However, not all is lost as venture debt is emerging as an alternative source of funding. Venture debt is similar to debt raised from banks with monthly in...

11 August, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Loancircle gets angel funding from Toppr’s Hayath, others

Consumer lending marketplace Loancircle.in has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from Toppr.com co-founder Zishaan Hayath, Trifecta Capital MD Rahul Khanna and other investors. Quintype CEO Amit Rathore, angel investor Amit Arora and Appiterate co-founders Anuj Bhargava and  Mayank Kuma...

29 September, 2015 | More »

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We will invest in 12-18 startups a year: Rahul Khanna, founder of venture debt fund Trifecta

Rahul Khanna, managing director of India- and US-based VC firm Canaan Partners, recently launched a Rs 300 crore (around $50 million) venture debt fund, which will seek to back early-stage and established technology ventures in India. Christened Trifecta Capital Partners, the fund will back companie...

30 September, 2014 | More »

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Canaan Partners’ Rahul Khanna floats $50M venture debt fund for backing startups in India

Rahul Khanna, managing director of India- and US-based VC firm Canaan Partners, has launched a Rs 300 crore (around $50 million) debt fund, which will seek to back early-stage and established technology ventures in India. Khanna is quitting Canaan and will be involved with the new venture full time ...

23 September, 2014 | More »


Online food ordering sites mushrooming; Is the market ripe enough?

Working late in office? Left without provisions at home? Can’t dine out because of foul weather or because you don’t know the local joints? These are all the reasons why US-based GrubHub came into existence as early as 2004 and is still doing a roaring business. And these may be reason enough fo...

17 September, 2012 | More »


India’s 20 Hottest Technology Startups: Announcing Techcircle Fastrack 2012 Winners

Techcircle turned one year this month. We celebrated our first anniversary by doing what we know best, raise a toast to entrepreneurship and the technology startup ecosystem. The annual party held on February 24 in New Delhi, and attended by over 200 entrepreneurs and investors, also saw Techcircle ...

27 February, 2012 | More »

Do Angels Lose The Start-up Game When VCs Take Over?

When it comes to board room decisions, all is not always rosy between angel and venture capital investors of fast-growing start-ups. And the top angel investors in India have brought to the fore a few friction points that currently exist between angels and venture capitalists. According to Deepak Sh...

5 December, 2011 | More »

Naaptol Raises $25M From NEA, Canaan Partners & Silicon Valley

Naaptol Online Shopping Pvt Ltd, owner of the shopping site Naaptol.com, has raised $25 million (Rs 123 crore) in an all cash deal, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Earlier investors Canaan Partners and Silicon Valley Bank also participated in the round that ended in August 2011. This is NEA...

19 October, 2011 | More »

Canaan Partners Ropes In Clearstone’s Rahul Khanna As India MD

Canaan Partners, a multi-billion dollar global venture capital firm, has announced the appointment of Rahul Khanna as a Managing Director of Canaan India. Prior to joining Canaan India, Khanna was Founding Director of Mumbai-based Clearstone Venture Advisors. Khanna will lead new investments in earl...

3 March, 2011 | More »