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YourStory raises $3 mn in fresh funding; FY16 revenue soars

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Bengaluru-based digital media company YourStory Media Pvt. Ltd, which runs YourStory.com, has raised $3 million (about Rs 20 crore) in a fresh round of funding, filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC) show. Existing investors Kalaari Capital Partners III LLC, Qualcomm Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, 3ON...

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

Tata Sons interim chairman Ratan Tata has said he would go back to investing in startups this month after handing over the reins of the Tata group to N Chandrasekaran, managing director and chief executive of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), who will formally take over on 23 February. After retiring...

7 February, 2017 | More »

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Flashback 2016: The top angel investors in India

Dheeraj Jain, managing partner at London-based investment firm Redcliffe Capital, and former Snapdeal product head Anand Chandrasekaran were among India’s top angel investors this year by number of deals they disclosed. Both investors have backed more companies this year than last. Jain closed 23 ...

27 December, 2016 | More »

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Health-tech startup Lybrate’s CEO on building the ‘Quora’ for health and growth plans

Lybrate Inc. is striving to become the go-to digital platform for patients to discuss health-related issues and for doctors to connect with one another. The health-tech startup allows users to book audio, video or in-person consultations with doctors and ask health-related questions for free through...

7 December, 2016 | More »

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Tata Sons to launch startup incubator in Pune or Bengaluru

Tata Sons Ltd, the holding company of the diversified Tata Group, is setting up a startup incubator in Pune or Bengaluru to offer early-stage ventures better visibility to its group companies, according to a media report. The company is defining the process and laying out the blueprint for the incub...

21 November, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Bitcoin startup Zebpay in talks to raise funds

Zebpay, a bitcoin exchange platform and mobile wallet, is in talks to raise $4 million to upgrade its servers and enhance its security in order to handle large trade volumes. US-based Pantera Capital, a bitcoin investment firm, has shown interest in taking part in the funding round that will be led ...

11 November, 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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Anupam Mittal, Rajan Anandan, Kunal Shah & Zishaan Hayath among top angel investors in Q3

Angel investors in the country have kept funds flowing for startups at a time when venture capital investors seem to be holding back. In the first nine months of 2016, the value of investments has declined significantly across all investment categories such as private equity and venture capital but ...

12 October, 2016 | More »

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Weekly Startup Tracker: Few Series A rounds, several angel & seed funding

The week gone by saw as many as 20 startup funding deals, more than twice as many as during the previous week. Bengaluru airline ticketing aggregator Mystifly, Ratan Tata-backed B2B industrial products marketplace Moglix and food-tech startup InnerChef raised Series A funding rounds. As has been the...

8 October, 2016 | More »

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We won’t stop at 16% market share; we want 70%, says GOQii’s Vishal Gondal

In a year when funding crunch has become a buzzword, Vishal Gondal, raised funds twice for his fitness technology venture GOQii. Last week, the startup raised an undisclosed amount from seasoned investor Ratan Tata and in February, the venture capital arm of Edelweiss Financial Services Pvt Ltd had ...

6 October, 2016 | More »

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