Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Just Dial April-June net profit flat despite higher traffic

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online local business search engine Just Dial Ltd reported little change in its net profit for the first quarter of the fiscal ....

21 July, 2018

Online lending platform PaySense raises Series B funds from PayU, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based Paysense Services India Pvt. Ltd, which operates an online consumer lending platform, has raised $18 million (Rs ....

20 July, 2018
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Food-tech startup SmartQ buys m-commerce app Goodbox's cafeteria business

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based SmartQ, which provides digital solutions for food courts and cafeterias, said it has acquired Nexus Venture Partners-backed ....

20 July, 2018

Exclusive: Video platform The Viral Fever raises $6 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The Viral Fever (TVF), an over-the-top (OTT) platform which creates original video content, has raised an additional $6 million ....

20 July, 2018

Seeing blockchain bubble; more scope for transport-tech: Stellaris' Alok Goyal

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Stellaris Venture Partners, which was started by former Helion Ventures executives Ritesh Banglani, Rahul Chowdhri and Alok Goyal, ....

18 July, 2018

Ticketing platform BookMyShow raises $100 mn in Series D round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., which owns and operates online ticketing platform BookMyShow, has raised $100 million (around ....

18 July, 2018
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Used-car portal Cars24 raises $50 mn from Sequoia, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurugram-based online portal Cars24, which buys automobiles from individuals and sells them to businesses, has raised $50 million ....

18 July, 2018

Payments and coupons firm Zaggle acquires Click & Pay

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Hyderabad-based digital payments and cashback company Zaggle has acquired mobile-based payments firm Click & Pay in a cash-and-stock ....

17 July, 2018

Amazon deposits more money into Indian digital payments arm

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Amazon Pay (India) Pvt. Ltd, the local digital payments arm of the global e-commerce major, has received a fresh funding infusion ....

17 July, 2018

Exclusive: Singapore fund in talks to invest in inter-city ride startup InstaCar

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Indore-based InstaCar Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates an online outstation taxi marketplace, is in the process of raising ....

16 July, 2018
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To focus on unsecured credit, stay out of P2P lending: IndiaLends' Gaurav Chopra

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Since its inception in March 2015, online lending marketplace IndiaLends has disbursed over Rs 500 crore in personal loans and ....

16 July, 2018

Online portal for office supplies Kobster raises pre-Series A funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Chennai-based Kobster, an online procurement portal for office supplies, has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-series A round ....

13 July, 2018

Exclusive: Y Combinator-backed Servx and SimpleMoney suspend ops

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Two local startups backed by Silicon Valley-based accelerator Y Combinator have suspended operations and are likely to shut shop ....

12 July, 2018

Enterprise security firm Spanugo raises funds from Ideaspring Capital, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Silicon Valley and Chennai-based security compliance firm Spanugo Inc. has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from early-stage ....

12 July, 2018

Social commerce platform Shop101 bags $5 mn in Series A round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based Shop101, a mobile storefront and commerce platform for sellers, has raised $5 million (Rs 34 crore) in a Series A ....

11 July, 2018

Bicycle-sharing startup Ofo to ride out of India after just 7 months

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ofo, the Chinese bicycle-sharing unicorn backed by Alibaba, has decided to exit India just seven months after launching its services ....

10 July, 2018

Student housing startup Placio acquires food-tech platform Paco Meals

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Noida-based Placio, which operates an eponymous student housing solutions platform, has acquired subscription-based food delivery ....

10 July, 2018

Online sales talent platform Avenue Growth raises pre-Series A funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurugram-based Avenue Growth, an online platform that connects brands with freelance sales professionals, has raised Rs 3 crore ....

10 July, 2018

Exclusive: Food-tech startup Dibz raises money in bridge round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Dibz, an online food delivery startup which also serves as an online-to-offline (O2O) platform for discovering restaurant ....

9 July, 2018

Paytm-owned Little-Nearbuy has a turnaround plan, but can it stick to the script?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Last December, digital wallet and e-commerce major Paytm engineered a merger between its floundering investee company Little and ....

9 July, 2018

PolicyBazaar bags $27.7 mn in co-investment as part of Series F round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Info Edge (India) Ltd and Temasek, existing investors in online insurance selling platform PolicyBazaar, have co-invested $27.7 ....

6 July, 2018