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Eyewear e-tailer Lenskart raises funds from PremjiInvest

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 | More »

Eyewear retailer Lenskart Solutions Pvt. Ltd said on Tuesday it has raised funding from PremjiInvest, the private investment arm of Wipro Ltd chairman Azim Premji. Lenskart CEO and founder Peyush Bansal said PremjiInvest is the only investor in this follow-on round of funding. He didn’t disclose t...

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Ratan Tata backs artificial intelligence startup Niki.ai

Bangalore-based artificial intelligence startup Niki.ai has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons. Existing investor Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures also participated in this funding round. In October 2015, Unilazer had invested an undisclo...

19 May, 2016 | More »


Twitter acquiring VC-backed mobile marketing & customer engagement platform ZipDial

Twitter is acquiring multiple venture capital firms-backed ZipDial Mobile Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs a missed call-based customer engagement platform ZipDial, for an undisclosed amount. This marks its first acquisition in India and adds up to the list of deals where international firms have snapp...

20 January, 2015 | More »


Big Data firm Indus Insights raises Series A funding from Unilazer & Hive India

Gurgaon-based Big Data firm Indus Insights has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series A round of funding led by Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures. Hive India, the Big Data startup fund launched by Patni siblings—Amit and Arihant Patni also co-invested in the round. The funds will be use...

5 August, 2014 | More »


Mobile ad retargeting platform SilverPush raises $1.5M from IDG Ventures, Unilazer Ventures, others

Gurgaon-based SilverEdge Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates a mobile ad retargeting platform under the brand SilverPush, has bagged $1.5 million (Rs 9 crore) from IDG Ventures, Unilazer Ventures and Palaash Ventures. This round also saw participation from a group of individuals, including Dave Mc...

7 April, 2014 | More »


Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures invests in grocery e-tailer EkStop, picks up 25% stake

EkStop Shop Pvt Ltd, the company that owns and operates the online grocery store EkStop.com, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures Ltd. As part of the investment, Unilazer Ventures has picked up 25 per cent stake in the company. The funds will be i...

6 January, 2014 | More »


Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures leads $6M investment in lingerie e-tailer Zivame

Bangalore-based Actoserba Active Wholesale Pvt Ltd that owns and operates the online lingerie store Zivame has raised $6 million afresh in a round led by Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures. Existing investors Kalaari Capital and IDG Ventures also participated in the round. The funds will be used...

11 December, 2013 | More »


Multi-vertical e-com firm Valyoo Technologies raises $10M in Series B from Unilazer and IDG

Noida-based Valyoo Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs a string of e-shops (Jewelskart.com, Watchkart.com, Bagskart.com and Lenskart.com), has completed raising its Series B round of funding worth $10 million (Rs 53 crore). The latest round was led by Unilazer Ventures which is promoted by UTV founder-...

7 February, 2013 | More »


10 new early-stage investors in India you may not have heard of

There has, perhaps, never been a better time to become an entrepreneur in India than now, given the availability of abundant early-stage capital and easy access to hundreds of angel investors, mentors and advisors. You know the familiar names in the early-stage investment scene in India, such as Seq...

19 September, 2012 | More »


Unilazer Ventures to focus on early-stage firms; eyes investments in e-com startups

Unilazer Ventures, the family office set up by Walt Disney India chief Ronnie Screwvala, will focus more on early-stage investments in its private equity practice as it looks to back Indian entrepreneurs. The firm, which has already backed a couple of start-ups, is looking to invest across sectors ...

6 September, 2012 | More »