Micro-delivery grocery startup Milkbasket bags $7-mn Series A cheque

Priya Prasad

Gurgaon-based Aaidea Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs micro-delivery grocery startup Milkbasket, has raised $7 million (Rs 47 crore) ....

22 May, 2018

Meet the startups shortlisted for Essel Group accelerator's first batch

Priya Prasad

Subhash Chandra Foundation, founded by Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra, has shortlisted six startups for the first batch ....

18 May, 2018
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eBay to sell Flipkart stake for $1.1 bn, relaunch India ops in new avatar

Priya Prasad

Global e-commerce firm eBay Inc said on Wednesday that it will sell its holdings in Flipkart for about $1.1 billion after the ....

9 May, 2018

Deep learning software firm Avaamo gets $15 mn Series A cheque

Anand J & Priya Prasad

Deep learning software startup Avaamo Inc has raised $14.2 million (around Rs 95 crore) in a Series A funding round led by Intel ....

9 May, 2018

Content sharing platform SHAREit acquires movie app Fastfilmz

Priya Prasad

Beijing-based content sharing platform SHAREit has acquired movie app Fastfilmz, which exclusively screens south Indian films, ....

8 May, 2018

Focussing on follow-on investments rather than new bets: Lightbox’s Sid Talwar

Priya Prasad

Mumbai-based venture capital firm Lightbox Ventures was set up in 2014 by Sandeep Murthy and Siddharth, or Sid, Talwar. Prior ....

9 April, 2018
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Expect fewer startup shutdowns this year than last two years: Kalaari Capital’s Rajesh Raju

Priya Prasad

Kalaari Capital, which derives its name from the ancient Kerala martial arts Kalaripayattu, is one of India’s most active ....

2 April, 2018

CapitalG is a big believer in SaaS firms targeting global markets: India head Kaushik Anand

Priya Prasad

California-headquartered CapitalG, a growth equity fund floated by Google's parent firm Alphabet Inc, makes late-stage investments ....

28 March, 2018

Will this SaaS startup's 'shop while you stream' strategy be a game changer?

Priya Prasad

Be it Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna in 2006 or Ae Dil Hai Mushkil in 2016, director Karan Johar's films are known for their snazzy ....

21 March, 2018

E-commerce still a big opportunity for entrepreneurs: Matrix Partners’ Avnish Bajaj

Priya Prasad

When it started out in 2006, Matrix Partners India invested in a bunch of non-technology companies as it felt that India’s ....

14 March, 2018
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Omnichannel will dominate retail in a decade: VCCircle Consumer Summit

Priya Prasad

Adopting a mix of an offline and online strategy is necessary to succeed in retail as a standalone approach will never work, said ....

27 February, 2018

Indian startups need more funds but valuation a concern: VCCircle LP Summit

Priya Prasad

Venture capital activity in India, particularly at the Series A level, hasn’t changed much even though the number of angel ....

21 February, 2018

Meet five women entrepreneurs who overcame the odds

Arti Singh & Priya Prasad

Taking up entrepreneurship is not easy but it is no longer alien to women in India. Many women have made a mark in the startup ....

8 March, 2017

How two women vaulted over stereotypes to launch a game changer for investors

Priya Prasad

For all the progress women have made, they remain a rarity in the finance world, partly because of the impression that they are ....

8 March, 2017

Twitter CTO Adam Messinger steps down in latest top-level exit

Priya Prasad

Twitter Inc's chief technology officer (CTO) Adam Messinger said he is stepping down from his position at the US-based microblogging ....

21 December, 2016

BlackBerry to invest $75 mn in self-driving vehicle test hub

Priya Prasad

Canada-based BlackBerry Ltd plans to invest $75 million (Rs 508 crores) in setting up a new self-driving vehicle testing hub, ....

21 December, 2016

Dating startup Heartonnect selected for Facebook's FbStart programme

Priya Prasad

Dating app Heartonnect, operated by Trigbug, has been selected by Facebook for its FbStart programme. Heartonnect has partnered ....

21 December, 2016

Exclusive: Shaadi.com acquires dating app Frivil

Priya Prasad

Shaadi.com, operated by People Interactive India Pvt Ltd, has acquired Frivil, a mobile-based dating app owned by Delhi-based ....

20 December, 2016

Exclusive: Bike rental startup ONN Bikes gets seed funding

Priya Prasad

Mumbai-based bike rental startup ONN Bikes has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Grace Capital Ventures and four ....

5 December, 2016

Amazon India introduces in-house private fashion label Myx

Priya Prasad

E-commerce giant Amazon India has launched its second in-house private fashion label, ethnic wear brand for women Myx, as it looks ....

1 December, 2016

Lending marketplace IndiaLends gets $4 mn from DSG Consumer, others

Priya Prasad

Online lending marketplace IndiaLends has secured $4 million (around Rs 27.3 crore) in its Series A funding round from existing ....

1 December, 2016