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Startups looking to move on rather than burn VC money

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | More »

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Earlier this year, Frankly.me, a video social network decided to shut shop just a few weeks after it raised its pre-Series A funding. The hard decision also involved returning most of the capital raised by it back to its investors. Nikunj Jain, one of the co-founders of Frankly.me, says the product ...

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Exclusive: SaaS startup Pharmarack raises pre-Series A funding

Pune-based Pharmarack Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which provides software-as-a-service applications for automated order processing and inventory management to pharmaceutical retailers and distributors, has raised Rs 5 crore ($745,000) in its pre-Series A round of funding. The Patni Group’s Currae Healt...

22 September, 2016 | More »

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Why some investors are betting on competing businesses

Two weeks ago, Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek invested $60 million in One97 Communications, which runs Paytm, a mobile wallet platform and an online shopping site. In itself, the transaction is not unusual – Paytm is raising funds for growth and MediaTek is known for backing innovative firms. Wh...

12 September, 2016 | More »

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How ed-tech firm Careers360 plans to open new revenue streams, boost profitability

Education-technology platform Careers360 is creating new revenue streams and adding more business verticals to bolster its profitability and reach out to a larger pool of students in the country. “We want to be in every space where a student aspirant in the age group of 16-24 years is sitting, and...

9 September, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: SaaS startup Pharmarack in talks to raise $2 mn

Pune-based Pharmarack Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which provides a SaaS-based application for automated order processing and inventory management for pharma retailers and distributors, said it is in talks to raise a pre-Series A funding round as it plans to enhance its presence to more cities, a top comp...

11 May, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Inter-city cabs aggregator Roder in talks to raise Series A funding

Delhi-based Vecto Technologies Pvt Ltd that runs an online inter-city cab aggregation venture Roder is in talks with a prominent venture capital firm while courting its existing investor to put in more money as part of a Series A funding round. Click here for full article....

19 April, 2016 | More »

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Digital media startup Inc42 raises pre-Series A funding from Unicorn, Aarin & others

Ideope Media Pvt. Ltd, which operates media portal Inc42.com, has secured an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series A round of funding led by Unicorn India Ventures and Aarin Capital. The round also saw participation from a bunch of other investors that include Freecharge founders Kunal Shah and Sandeep...

9 February, 2016 | More »

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Unicorn raises $6M to back social media, cloud & analytics startups

Unicorn India Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund focused on B2B startups in the social media, analytics and cloud (SMAC) segment, has announced its first closure of Rs 40 crore (around $6 million). In a statement, the company announced that the total size of the fund would be Rs 100 crore...

7 January, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Unicorn to invest $800K in four tech startups

Unicorn India Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund that is focused on B2B startups in the SMAC (social media, analytics and cloud) sector, has zeroed down on four startups for its first fund. Anil Joshi, managing partner of Unicorn India Ventures, said that the firm has committed close to $...

18 December, 2015 | More »

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Startups need to fail fast and move fast: Anil Joshi

As startups focus on valuations, unit economics often becomes a neglected metric. Indian entrepreneurs need to identify what business models work and what don’t, and adapt accordingly. We need to fail fast and move fast. Are we in a bubble? More and more people are taking up entrepreneurship a...

17 December, 2015 | More »

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