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Flashback 2016: Six startups that pivoted this year

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 | More »

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Some entrepreneurs get it right the first time and succeed, some just give up. And then there are some who don’t get it right the first time but don’t give up either. What do they do? They pivot. As the euphoria of 2015—when investors were rushing to back startups in India—faded away, 2016 t...

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Food delivery startup Runnr beefs up top deck; TinyOwl founders exit

Bengaluru-based food ordering and delivery platform Runnr said it has hired senior executives from Bharti Group, Uber and Facebook to strengthen organisational capabilities. The company said in a statement that, over the past few months, it has recruited Bharti Group’s Garima Gupta as finance ...

19 October, 2016 | More »

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Food delivery startup Runnr gets $7 mn from Blume, Nexus and others

Food delivery platform Runnr has raised $7 million (Rs 47 crore) from existing investors Blume Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners, according to a report. Sequoia Capital, another existing investor in Runnr, didn’t take part in this round, The Times of India reported citing three people familiar w...

29 August, 2016 | More »

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Roadrunnr acquires TinyOwl, rebrands as Runnr

Bangalore-based Carthero Technologies Pvt. Ltd that has been operating hyperlocal on-demand logistics startup Roadrunnr has acquired troubled food ordering platform TinyOwl and rebranded itself as Runnr, a food ordering and delivery platform, it said in a statement. “After the acquisition of TinyO...

4 June, 2016 | More »

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TinyOwl may merge with Roadrunnr

Online food ordering platform TinyOwl is likely to merge with hyperlocal on-demand logistics startup Roadrunnr in an all-stock deal, in a sign that consolidation is picking up in the consumer internet space at a time when access to fresh funding has become increasingly difficult for startups that fa...

9 May, 2016 | More »

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Protesters vandalise Roadrunnr’s office in Bangalore

The Bangalore base of hyperlocal delivery startup Roadrunnr was vandalised on Saturday by a group of 65 to 80 protesters. Deccan Chronicle, which reported the development first, said that a section of Roadrunnr’s delivery staffers were behind the episode on Saturday. They were protesting the r...

24 November, 2015 | More »

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Roadrunnr in talks with Sequoia, Nexus & others for fresh funding

Hyperlocal delivery startup Roadrunnr is negotiating to raise a fresh round of funding from existing backers Sequoia Capital and Nexus Venture Partners besides other new investors, sources said. In a news report quoting sources, The Economic Times said that Roadrunnr has already raised $10 million f...

27 October, 2015 | More »

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On-demand delivery platform Roadrunnr raises $11M from Sequoia Capital, others

Bangalore-based Roadrunnr, a hyper local on-demand delivery service founded by former Flipkart employees, has raised $11 million in Series A funding from venture capital firm Sequoia Capital and others. Existing investors Nexus Venture Partners and Blume Ventures also participated in this round at ...

15 July, 2015 | More »