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CitiusTech, IIT Bombay launch healthcare innovation fund

Friday, December 2, 2016 | More »

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Healthcare technology firm CitiusTech has joined hands with IIT Bombay’s Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) to launch a healthcare innovation fund, it said in a statement. The fund will invest in early-stage healthcare startups. CitiusTech, which provides healthcare technology ...

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Payments is the next big opportunity in India, says Sequoia’s Mohit Bhatnagar

Mohit Bhatnagar has come to be known as the investor with a Midas touch in the Indian venture capital space. Three companies which had the managing director of Sequoia Capital on their board – Citrus Payments, Prizm Payments and Ujjivan (from which Sequoia made a part-exit) – gave the firm e...

3 October, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Angel investor Dheeraj Jain eyes AI, IoT startups with new VC fund

Dheeraj Jain, managing partner at London-based investment firm Redcliffe Capital, is set to launch a $50 million early-stage fund to invest in technology startups in India and overseas. Christened ‘Redcliffe Capital Early Stage Fund 1’, it will focus on Series A investments in areas such as art...

22 September, 2016 | More »

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Lightbox to next invest in vertically integrated businesses, says co-founder Murthy

Venture capital firm Lightbox, floated by Sandeep Murthy and Siddharth Talwar, had raised more than $100 million in its second fund in 2014 and has deployed almost a third already. The firm, which focuses on consumer technology and products, has invested in companies such as used-car marketplace Dro...

9 September, 2016 | More »

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Optimism prevails amid funding slump, say panellists at TechCircle summit

While the perceptible change from exuberance to caution in the funding space over the last year has reshaped the dynamics of the startup ecosystem in the country, it is not impossible to raise funding, said panellists at TechCircle Startup 2016 – Delhi Edition. While 2015 was a year of sky-hig...

24 August, 2016 | More »

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Dhingana founders’ chatbot app Mezi raises $9 mn

Artificial intelligence chatbot shopping app Mezi, operated by Mez Mobile Inc., has raised $9 million (Rs 60 crore) in Series A funding from Saama Capital, American Express Ventures and existing investor Nexus Venture Partners. Amit Singhal, former senior vice president and head of Google Search, an...

27 July, 2016 | More »

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Online hotels aggregator Treebo raises $16.7 mn led by Bertelsmann

Bangalore-based Ruptub Solutions Pvt. Ltd, the operator of online budget hotels aggregator Treebo Hotels, has raised Rs 112 crore ($16.7 million) in its Series B funding round that was led by Bertelsmann India Investments, the strategic investment vehicle of international media company Bertelsmann. ...

22 July, 2016 | More »

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HappilyUnmarried.com raises $740K more from Naukri parent Info Edge

Info Edge (India) Ltd, which runs a slew of consumer Internet properties such as hiring portal Naukri and real estate website 99acres, has infused Rs 5 crore ($740,000) more into Delhi-based Happily Unmarried Marketing Pvt Ltd, the company behind HappilyUnmarried.com. With this infusion, Info Edge...

5 July, 2016 | More »

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After VCs, angel investors start deserting startups

Dark clouds are on the horizon for startups in India. While initial reports for 2016 showed that venture capital was drying for startups, fresh trends suggest that even angel and seed investors are deserting them in droves. The first stage funding for startups saw the steepest decline in the April-J...

1 July, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Drone startup SwarmX raises capital from TV Mohandas Pai

TV Mohandas Pai, chairman of Manipal Global Education and former CFO and HR head of Infosys, has invested an undisclosed amount in Singapore-based drone technology startup SwarmX Pte. Ltd, according to a spokesperson of 3One4 Capital Partners, Pai’s family office. It could not be immediately ascer...

1 July, 2016 | More »

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