Weekly roundup on startup funding

Keshav Sunkara

Indian startups saw a lot of funding activity in the week gone by with as many as 20 companies receiving angel, seed or venture ....

23 January, 2017

Chandrasekarans in startup world: It's resolve, not the IIT-IIM tag, that matters

Dearton Thomas Hector & Binu Paul

The elevation of Tata lifer N Chandrasekaran as chairman of India's most revered corporate group—the $103-billion salt-to-software ....

13 January, 2017
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Not sure where to go on your next date? Head to CherishX

Shruti Jain

It was a regular day for Anika Agarwal, a communication designer. As usual, she was browsing through Facebook and came across ....

6 January, 2017

Kalaari Capital-backed Eatfresh shuts down retail food delivery

Binu Paul

Internet-first restaurant brand Eatfresh, owned and operated by Chennai-based Ubiquitous Foods Pvt Ltd that also runs the bakery ....

4 January, 2017

How incubators in India are helping startups grow

Priya Singh

For Anand Sahani, founding WedMeGood, an online wedding planning portal, in 2014 was just the beginning. His team started working ....

26 December, 2016

Flashback 2016: Bangalore tops VC funding, Delhi-NCR catches angels' fancy

Priya Singh

Karnataka, home to the country's startup capital, Bangalore, cemented its position as the region attracting the highest amount ....

26 December, 2016
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Exclusive: Meet the finalists of the UberPITCH 2016 challenge

Arti Singh

At least 10 startups ranging from a travel marketplace to an ambulance provider are the finalists of the UberPITCH 2016 challenge ....

22 December, 2016

Exclusive: Android utility app SooperMo raises seed funding

Arti Singh

Android utility app suite SooperMo, operated by Gurgaon-based SooperMo Appstudio Pte Ltd, has raised $100,000 (Rs 67 lakh) in ....

25 October, 2016

Food-tech startup InnerChef raises $2.5 mn led by Mistletoe Japan

Priya Singh

Gurgaon-based food-tech startup InnerChef Pvt. Ltd has raised $2.5 million (Rs 16.77 crores) in an investment round of funding ....

4 October, 2016

Weekly startup funding tracker: Non-metro firms steal the show

Keshav Sunkara

The week gone by saw eight startups being funded, of which three are based in non-metros, including Jaipur, Indore and Ahmedabad. Interestingly, ....

1 October, 2016
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Food-tech startup Idea Chakki gets funding from Ratan Tata

Priya Prasad

Food-tech startup Idea Chakki Pvt. Ltd has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of ....

13 September, 2016

Travel search engine ixigo eyes profitability on new offerings, monetisation focus

Nishant Sharma

Online travel search engine ixigo aims to turn profitable in the next financial year, helped by new offerings, rising customer ....

9 September, 2016

Bengaluru's Mitra Biotech leads funding activity

Keshav Sunkara

Bengaluru's Mitra Biotech, a startup focussed on cancer care, led the funding activity this week by raising $27.4 million in Series ....

3 September, 2016

Mentorship is a missing link in India's startup culture

Ajay Muttreja

Startup India program is an initiative to promote entrepreneurship and self-reliance among the Indian youth. But is it really ....

5 September, 2016

Brigade Enterprises launches accelerator programme for realty tech startups

Manu P Toms

Bengaluru-based developer Brigade Enterprises Ltd said on Wednesday it has launched an accelerator programme for startups working ....

24 August, 2016

Is "Series A" funding no more the focus for investors?

Team TC

As per the recent half yearly report by VCCedge, the data and research platform of VCCircle, "Series A" round of investments ....

29 August, 2016

Startup India is a work in progress, open to modifying policies: DIPP's Ramesh Abhishek

Nishant Sharma

It's been six months since the government announced the Startup India action plan. A lot has been talked about since then and ....

10 August, 2016

Maharashtra-based startups lead funding activity

Keshav Sunkara

Of the 16 startups that raised funding during the week, six are from Maharashtra. While Tokri, a hyperlocal delivery startup, ....

6 August, 2016

Exclusive: B2B marketplace Omnikart shuts shop, co-founder joins Industrybuying

Nishant Sharma

Omnikart, its B2B marketplace for industrial equipment, has closed operations due to disagreement between its two co-founders ....

4 August, 2016

Infosys invests $4 mn in Israeli SaaS startup Cloudyn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Infosys Ltd has invested $4 million (Rs 26.8 crore) in Israel-based cloud monitoring solutions startup Cloudyn Software Ltd, as ....

3 August, 2016

Delhi-based tech startups garner bulk of seed funding

Keshav Sunkara

Half the tech startups funded during the week ended July 29 were based out of Delhi while only three companies were from India's ....

30 July, 2016