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Fintech startup Altiore to be acquired by IIFL's wealth management arm

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IIFL Wealth Management Ltd, a unit of financial services company IIFL Holdings, has announced in a stock-exchange filing that ....

24 September, 2018

Walmart may replace Binny Bansal as group CEO at Flipkart: Report

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Walmart Inc., which acquired Flipkart earlier this year, may replace the Indian e-commerce company's group chief executive ....

24 September, 2018
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Exclusive: Smart parking technology startup Parkwheels raises seed funding

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Smart parking systems maker Parkwheels has raised Rs 1.2 crore (around $160,000 at current exchange rates) in a seed round of ....

20 September, 2018

What does Amazon’s latest bet mean for India’s grocery biz?

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

US e-commerce behemoth Amazon appears to have made another move to expand its grocery retail business in India and intensify its ....

19 September, 2018

Exclusive: Social networking platform ShareChat raises $100 mn

Kavya Kothiyal & Dearton Thomas Hector & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-headquartered Mohalla Tech Pvt. Ltd, which operates vernacular social networking platform ShareChat, has raised Rs 720.29 ....

19 September, 2018

Exclusive: Sheroes raises fresh funding from Leo Capital, Anand Chandrasekaran

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Sheroes, the women’s community platform, has raised an undisclosed sum of fresh funding from venture capital firm Leo ....

19 September, 2018
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Online home décor startup Livspace gets $70-mn cheque

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Bengaluru-based online home décor startup Livspace has raised $70 million (around Rs 500 crore) in a Series C round of ....

19 September, 2018

How Amazon is building its India biz via strategic bets

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier this month, e-commerce behemoth Amazon.com Inc. became only the second US company to touch a market valuation of $1 trillion ....

18 September, 2018

Top Walmart executives to join Flipkart: Report

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Three months after retail giant Walmart announced the acquisition of Flipkart, four senior executives from the US-based company ....

18 September, 2018

Ola raises $50 mn from two new Chinese investors

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Cab-hailing app Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has raised $50 million (around Rs 360 crore) from two new Chinese investors ....

18 September, 2018
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Swiggy is the most successful food-tech startup in India: COO Vivek Sunder

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

Online food delivery firm Swiggy is on a funding spree this calendar year. In June, it had raised a whopping $210 million in ....

17 September, 2018

TaxiForSure co-founder's vernacular content startup Vokal tops up Series A round

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Bombinate Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs vernacular knowledge-sharing platform Vokal, has raised more money from new investor ....

12 September, 2018

Online parenting firm BabyChakra raises funding from Anand Chandrasekaran, others

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BabyChakra, an online portal which connects parents to services and products for babies, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding ....

10 September, 2018

Robotics startup GreyOrange raises $140 mn in Series C funding round

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In one of the biggest funding rounds for a robotics startup globally, Singapore and Gurugram-based GreyOrange has raised $140 ....

7 September, 2018

SaaS startup CloudCherry Analytics pockets second Series A cheque

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Chennai- and US-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup CloudCherry Analytics Pvt. Ltd has raised $9 million (around Rs 64 ....

6 September, 2018

Exclusive: A string of top-level exits jolts food-tech startup FreshMenu

Kavya Kothiyal & Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based Foodvista India Pvt. Ltd, which operates online food delivery platform FreshMenu, has seen a series of top management ....

6 September, 2018

It's been a crazy year, funding 3-4 startups a month: Angel investor Sanjay Mehta

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Sanjay Mehta, the prolific angel investor who counts SoftBank-backed OYO Rooms among his most successful exits, now has overseas ....

5 September, 2018

Food-tech unicorn Zomato acquires enterprise catering aggregator TongueStun

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Online restaurant finder and food delivery firm Zomato has acquired Bengaluru-based TongueStun, an online startup which aggregates ....

4 September, 2018

Aim to aid local startups but not looking at protectionism: IndiaTech CEO Kailasam

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

The debate around a ‘level-playing field’ for Indian startups intensified towards the end of 2016 when Flipkart co-founder ....

4 September, 2018

Exclusive: News aggregator Dailyhunt secures first tranche of Series E round

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Bengaluru-based news aggregator Dailyhunt, run by Ver Se Innovation Pvt. Ltd, has raised over $6 million (Rs 42 crore at current ....

3 September, 2018

Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma takes a pay cut in FY18

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Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and chief executive of One97 Communications Ltd, took a salary cut for the financial year ended ....

31 August, 2018