Posts Tagged ‘ Venture capital ’
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Mumbai-based tech-focussed early-stage investment firm Blume Ventures, which closed its second fund of $60 million last year, has won the News Corp VCCircle VC fund-raiser of the year award in recognition of its prolific fund-raise from a largely domestic limited partner (LP) base. The Karthik Reddy...
Early-stage venture fund Blume Ventures has entered into a strategic partnership with Draper Venture Network (DVN), an alliance of independent venture capital firms that connects leading entrepreneurs and investors around the world. DVN was formed in 1990 by Tim Draper, a leading venture capitalist ...
13 February, 2017 |
‘Discipline’ was the defining word for the venture capital community in 2016. Even as early stage investments kept pace throughout the year, the number of late-stage VC funded startups reduced substantially. According to VCCEdge data, VC firms invested $1,355 million across 928 deals in 2016 as ...
16 January, 2017 |
Karnataka, home to the country’s startup capital, Bangalore, cemented its position as the region attracting the highest amount of venture capital and overall startup funding in 2016. The southern state recorded $341 million in total announced value of startup investments across 201 deals this ...
26 December, 2016 |
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 ...
2 December, 2016 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |