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Exclusive: Logistics startup BlackBuck eyes acquisitions in IoT space

Thursday, May 19, 2016 | More »

Tiger Global-backed startup BlackBuck, run by Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, is scouting for acquisitions to bolster its play in the competitive logistics sector. It is looking at a couple of acquisitions to power up its tech infrastructure, said Rajesh Yabaji, founder and CEO, Blackbuck. “We...


Home rental startup Zenify gets pre-Series A funding

Bangalore-based home rental startup City Synapse Information Pvt. Ltd, which runs Zenify.in, has raised about $900,000 (around Rs 6 crore) in pre-Series A funding from a group of high net-worth individuals (HNIs). The funds will be utilised to expand its range of services across India and to strengt...

11 May, 2016 | More »


Practo raises $90M from China’s Tencent, Sofina, Google Capital, Yuri Milner & others

Practo Technologies Pvt Ltd, a web-based clinic management software developer and medicare listings provider, has raised $90 million in Series C funding led by Chinese media and technology conglomerate Tencent Holdings Pvt Ltd. Marquee institutional investors such as Sofina, Sequoia India, Google Ca...

6 August, 2015 | More »


Pitch your venture to Marc Benioff, Virginia Rometty, Yuri Milner and others at WSJDLive Global Startup Competition

Think you have a great technology idea with a clear global application? Are you an independent startup that has bagged less than $5 million in funding? If yes, then you have seven more days to apply for The Wall Street Journal’s Global Startup Competition which will take place during WSJDLive...

25 June, 2015 | More »


Yuri Milner to fund half of Housing.com’s $40M fundraise

Mumbai-based Locon Solutions Pvt Ltd, owner of real estate portal Housing.com (earlier Housing.in) is in advanced talks to raise $40 million (close to Rs 246 crore) in funding, sources close to the development informed Techcircle.in. Of this, half or $20 million (about Rs 123 crore) will be invested...

17 October, 2014 | More »


Facebook backer Yuri Milner exits automatic Y Combinator investments

Yuri Milner, the Russian investor known for his bets on Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc, is pulling out of an arrangement that let him invest automatically in a group of companies participating in a program called Y Combinator. The companies will instead receive investments from venture-capital firm Kh...

17 December, 2013 | More »

Facebook Investor Milner To Open HK Office: Source

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, a venture capitalist and social networking investor who has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in Facebook, Groupon and Zynga, is opening an office in Hong Kong, according to a source familiar with the matter. Milner’s firm DST Advisors will open an offic...

15 April, 2011 | More »


Answers To The $500M Facebook Question

Facebook has a new friend. Goldman Sachs just invested $450 million in the company. Digital Sky Technologies (DST), a company that already has a stake in Facebook followed through with $50 million. This latest round of funding pushes Facebook’s valuation to an estimated $50 billion. Now, how will ...

5 January, 2011 | More »