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Lookup raises $2.5M from Vinod Khosla, others

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | More »

Lookup, a messaging app that connects local merchants with customers, has raised $2.5 million in Series A funding led by venture capitalist Vinod Khosla’s personal fund, Khosla Impact. Hatchery Software Pvt Ltd, which owns Lookup, has also secured money from existing investors Biz Stone (Twitter c...

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Indian unicorns Flipkart & Snapdeal are overvalued: Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla, who co-founded Sun Microsystems and is now an active venture capitalist, feels that that over 85 per cent of India’ s e-commerce companies are overvalued. “If you ask me Flipkart, Snapdeal and other e-commerce startups are overvalued. But if you add up their market capital toda...

21 September, 2015 | More »


Khosla Labs & Unitus Seed Fund to incubate and back up to six Aadhaar-based startups

Bangalore-based startup incubator Khosla Labs has partnered with seed-stage impact investor Unitus Seed Fund to incubate and fund four-six startups working on the Unique Identification Authority of India (Aadhaar) project. The incubator will conduct tutorials on building Aadhaar verification apps fo...

15 December, 2014 | More »


Mobile-based healthcare services have huge scope in India: veteran venture capitalist Vinod Khosla

Entrepreneurs working in mobile-based healthcare services have huge opportunities in India, according to Silicon Valley-based veteran VC investor Vinod Khosla.Speaking at Khosla Labs IGNITE 2013, the venture capitalist said the startup ecosystem in India is up for a huge growth, and five years down ...

5 September, 2013 | More »

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Unitus raises $8M for backing startups focused on bottom-of-the-pyramid market

Unitus Seed Fund (USF), a seed-stage investment fund based in Bangalore (India) and Seattle (US) has secured over $8 million in investment commitment from Vinod Khosla (founder, Khosla Ventures and Khosla Impact), 500 Startups, Mike Murray (co-founder of Unitus Labs), Jeff Clark and Bob Gay (Bain Ca...

4 January, 2013 | More »


Tata Elxsi launches startup incubation programme in Bangalore

Design company Tata Elxsi has launched an incubation programme in Bangalore for startups and entrepreneurs operating in the areas of mobile, social, local, enterprise, Cloud and embedded applications. The programme, incub@TE, is aimed at creating the next wave of product and service-oriented technol...

26 November, 2012 | More »


Silicon Valley veteran Vinod Khosla sets up startup incubator in Bangalore

Silicon Valley entrepreneur and venture capitalist Vinod Khosla has set up an incubator for startups in India called Khosla Labs,  adding to a growing list of incubators and accelerators seeking to support entrepreneurs in the country. The site does not provide details, but Business Standard, which...

12 November, 2012 | More »


Excl: Blue-collar job portal Babajob raises Series A funding from Gray Ghost Ventures, Vinod Khosla

Bangalore-based Babajob Services Pvt Ltd, which runs the  job portal for blue collared workers, has raised Series A funding of Rs 3.5 crore ($0.6 million) from social venture investment firm Gray Ghost Ventures, besides few individual investors including Silicon Valley veteran Vinod Khosla, sources...

8 August, 2012 | More »


Willingness To Fail Is Key To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur: Vinod Khosla

Willingness to fail is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur, according to veteran venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, who feels that one should reject ‘expert’s opinion’ and must follow his/her business idea. “I would like to say that willingness to fail gives the ability to succeed,...

9 November, 2011 | More »