What's behind Hotstar and Flipkart's new ad platform

Anand J

Homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart and video streaming service Hotstar have joined hands to launch a new advertising platform ....

20 July, 2018

News portal The Ken raises Series A funding

Anand J

The Ken, a subscription-based online news platform, said on Wednesday that it had raised $1.5 million (around Rs 10 crore) in ....

18 July, 2018
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Netflix says it's 'way behind' Hotstar in India, will upgrade local avatar

Anand J

Streaming giant Netflix said that in India it was far behind video-sharing site YouTube and Star's video-streaming platform, ....

17 July, 2018

Ed-tech startup Unacademy gets $21 mn from venture capital investors

Anand J

Online learning platform Unacademy has raised $21 million (Rs 144 crore) from existing investors Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture ....

17 July, 2018

PhonePe seals acquisition of PoS platform Zopper Retail

Anand J

PhonePe, the digital payments arm of homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart, on Monday announced the acquisition of Zopper Retail, ....

16 July, 2018

AI-powered sales startup 19th Mile bags angel funds from HNIs

Anand J

Artificial intelligence-based sales acceleration software platform 19th Mile has raised $180,000 (Rs 1.2 crore) in angel investment ....

12 July, 2018
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Virtual reality startup SmartVizX gets pre-Series A funding

Anand J

Virtual reality (VR) startup SmartVizX has raised Rs 10 crore ($1.4 million) in a pre-Series A funding round led by Indian Angel ....

11 July, 2018

Patience is a must for SaaS investments: Norwest Venture Partners' Mohan Kumar

Anand J

Norwest Venture Partners has been on an exit spree of sorts in the last couple of years, selling its entire stake in at least ....

11 July, 2018

After two pivots and a poke from Binny Bansal, Zopper is back in the game

Anand J

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, whose investment firm DST Global has backed unicorns such as Ola, Swiggy and Flipkart, hosted ....

10 July, 2018

Exclusive: PhonePe all set to buy Zopper's PoS platform

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

PhonePe, the digital payments arm of homegrown e-tailer Flipkart, is in advanced talks to acquire the Point of Sale software-as-a-service ....

6 July, 2018
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Reboot: After TaxiForSure, Aprameya is strapped in for another million-dollar ride

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TechCircle presents Founders Reboot, a new fortnightly series in which we profile successful Indian entrepreneurs who have chosen ....

5 July, 2018

Silicon Valley-based Automation Anywhere raises Series A round at $1.8 bn valuation

Anand J

Indian-origin founders' Automation Anywhere, based in Silicon Valley, has raised one of the largest Series A rounds in the ....

3 July, 2018

Ed-tech startup Edureka raises first funding round

Anand J

Ed-tech startup Edureka has raised $2 million (Rs 13 crore) from venture firm Leo Capital in its first external round of investment ....

29 June, 2018

Are used cars playing second fiddle on online auto classifieds platforms?

Anand J & Binu Paul & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier on, online auto classifieds firms specialising in used cars felt they could function a bit like driving schools. They ....

29 June, 2018

Ad-tech unicorn InMobi may power ads for Microsoft's search engine Bing

Anand J

Tech giant Microsoft may rope in Indian ad-tech unicorn InMobi to power advertisements on its search engine Bing as it looks to ....

28 June, 2018

Zomato expands restaurant listing service to 25 more cities

Anand J

Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd, which is backed by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, said on Wednesday it is expanding its restaurant ....

27 June, 2018

Medical-technology startup SigTuple raises $19 mn in Series B round

Anand J

Medical-technology startup SigTuple Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised $19 million (around Rs 129 crore) in a Series B funding round ....

26 June, 2018

Enterprise investors help us acquire customers faster than VCs: Avaamo's Ram Menon

Anand J

Last month, conversational artificial intelligence platform Avaamo Inc., raised $14.2 million in a Series A funding round led ....

25 June, 2018

Analytics firm Teradata files IP lawsuit against SAP, names Vishal Sikka

Anand J

Cloud analytics firm Teradata has initiated legal proceedings against German software corporation SAP and its former chief technology ....

22 June, 2018

Accenture, Nasscom partner with Israeli govt for emerging-tech accelerator

Anand J

IT services firm Accenture and industry lobby Nasscom have launched an accelerator programme called "scalerator" in ....

21 June, 2018

These Indian startups made it to the WEF’s 2018 Technology Pioneer list

Anand J

The World Economic Forum on Thursday named two Indian startups as part of the 2018 list of its Technology Pioneer programme Delhi-based ....

21 June, 2018