Blume Ventures joins hands with two US funds to start accelerator for B2B startups

Joseph Rai

Early-stage venture capital firm Blume Ventures has teamed up with two US-based funds to launch an accelerator-cum-fund platform ....

16 July, 2018

Implant maker SynThera raises seed funds

Joseph Rai

Implant maker SynThera Biomedical Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount from equity crowd-funding platform 1Crowd and the ....

10 July, 2018

Home healthcare aggregator HealWell24 raises pre-Series A funding

Joseph Rai

HWell24 Plus Healthcare Pvt Ltd, which operates home healthcare aggregator under the brand HealWell24, said it has raised $200,000 ....

28 May, 2018

CureFit to buy Indian arm of gym chain Fitness First in bid to boost revenues

Joseph Rai

Health and fitness startup Cure Fit Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, founded by Myntra co-founder Mukesh Bansal and former Flipkart executive ....

22 May, 2018

Exclusive: Background verification startup Betterplace raises Series A funds

Joseph Rai

Betterplace Safety Solutions Pvt Ltd, a platform that manages the semi-formal workforce, has raised $3 million (Rs 20.4 crore) ....

22 May, 2018

Former TaxiForSure execs' startup Rocketium gets seed funding

Joseph Rai

Video creation platform Technologies Pvt. Ltd said it has raised Rs 2 crore (around $300,000) in a seed round of ....

21 May, 2018

Will be more selective in striking new fin-tech deals: SRI Capital’s Sashi Reddi

Joseph Rai

Seed-stage investor SRI Capital, which is preparing to launch a new fund, has struck two bets in the fin-tech space in India this ....

14 May, 2018

Lot of chatter around AI, AR and machine learning but little traction: Alteria’s Vinod Murali

Joseph Rai

Venture debt has become an important funding tool for startups in India, though the market is still nascent and includes only ....

7 May, 2018

Consumer electronics startup boAT gets early-stage funding

Joseph Rai

Consumer-tech lifestyle startup boAt said on Thursday it has received Rs 6 crore ($900,000) in funding from early-stage venture ....

3 May, 2018

Developer tool startup Hasura raises $1.6 mn in seed funding

Joseph Rai

US- and India-based developer tools startup Hasura Technologies Pvt. Ltd said on Wednesday that it has raised $1.6 million (Rs ....

25 April, 2018

Share of investments in B2B businesses is on the rise: InnoVen’s Ashish Sharma

Joseph Rai

The size of InnoVen Capital's investments jumped 25% in the last calendar year and the country's largest player in the ....

16 April, 2018

Exclusive: Offline entertainment app Goldseat gets angel funding

Joseph Rai

Goldseat, an offline entertainment application for travel services, has raised its first round of external funding from an ....

11 April, 2018

B2B marketplace Power2SME gets venture debt from InnoVen

Joseph Rai

Temasek’s venture debt arm InnoVen Capital said it has committed another Rs 40 crore ($6.16 million) to online buying hub ....

4 April, 2018

3737 North Capital invests in backpacking hostel chain

Joseph Rai

3737 North Capital LLC has made its second bet in a Pune-based tech-backed data-driven backpacking hostel chain, a top executive ....

8 February, 2018

Ola, Uber services affected as drivers' strike continues

Joseph Rai

Taxi-hailing services of Ola and Uber were partially affected in Bangalore and the national capital region as their drivers struck ....

15 February, 2017

Online lending segment gains traction as over 25 startups emerge in two years

Joseph Rai & Arti Singh

The last two years have seen the emergence of more than 25 startups in the online lending space, and the majority of them also ....

30 December, 2016

Exclusive: Clinical research and data analytics startup THB raises seed funding

Joseph Rai

Clinical research and data analytics company THB has closed a seed funding round led by former executive of Nokia Ajith Sukumaran ....

6 December, 2016

Exclusive: Diabetes management app Life in Control raises funding

Joseph Rai

Curo Healthcare Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs a digital diabetes management programme under the brand Life in Control, has ....

10 November, 2016

Yuvraj Singh-backed health-tech startup raises Series A funding

Joseph Rai

Expedient Healthcare Marketing Pvt. Ltd, which runs online diagnostics and wellness startup, said on Monday it ....

24 October, 2016

NCR startups bag higher angel & seed investments than Bengaluru in Q3

Joseph Rai

The National Capital Region (NCR) bagged the majority of angel and seed deals during the July-September quarter, pipping Bengaluru, ....

6 October, 2016

Series A investments worst hit as funding slows down

Joseph Rai

The year 2016, so far, has rained miseries on startups at various stages of their life-cycle. Shutdowns, mergers, acquisitions ....

24 August, 2016