Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online drug delivery platform PharmEasy tops up Series C funding round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Bruhadeeswaran R

Mumbai-based 91 Streets Media Pvt. Ltd, which operates online drug delivery platform PharmEasy, has raised $50 million (Rs 363 ....

26 September, 2018

Dockless scooter rental service Bounce raises $3 mn in venture debt

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt. Ltd, which operates dockless scooter sharing platform Bounce, has raised $3 ....

25 September, 2018
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OYO to raise $1 bn from SoftBank fund, others at valuation of $5 bn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Budget hospitality chain OYO said on Tuesday it will raise $1 billion (around Rs 7,300 crore at current exchange rates) in a fresh ....

25 September, 2018

Digital payments firm Obopay acquires mobile balance tracker Mubble

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based digital payments firm Obopay has acquired mobile balance tracker app Mubble for an undisclosed sum, a company ....

24 September, 2018

What ShareChat’s $100-mn funding round means for native language content platforms

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ShareChat, the native language social networking platform, catapulted into the big league of local consumer internet startups ....

24 September, 2018

Equity market analysis app StockEdge raises pre-Series A funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Kolkata-based Kredent Infoedge Pvt. Ltd, which operates the StockEdge mobile app for equity research and analytics, has raised ....

24 September, 2018
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Zomato FY18 loss shrinks on higher revenue, cost cuts

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurugram-based Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd narrowed its net loss for 2017-18, as the restaurant listings and food delivery company controlled ....

22 September, 2018

Exclusive: Urban Ladder to raise venture debt from Trifecta Capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based omnichannel furniture venture Urban Ladder is set to raise $5.06 million (Rs 36.29 crore at current exchange rates) ....

21 September, 2018

Hyperlocal delivery startup DailyNinja gets funding from Matrix Partners, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Subscription-based milk and grocery delivery venture DailyNinja has raised an undisclosed sum from Matrix Partners in a fresh ....

20 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
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B2B logistics startup Shadowfax gets IFC's backing

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private-sector investment arm of the World Bank, plans to invest in Bengaluru-based ....

18 September, 2018

Subscription-based learning activity platform Xplorabox bags seed capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Delhi-based Xplorabox, which offers a subscription-based activity box for children, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding, ....

18 September, 2018

Exclusive: VC-backed pharmacy app Myra gets a new dose of funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Metarain Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs pharmacy app Myra, has raised Rs 8.75 crore ($1.2 million) in ....

14 September, 2018

Online microlending platform Upwards bags $5 mn in Series A investment

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based consumer-focused microlending firm Upwards has raised $5 million (Rs 36.43 crore at current exchange rates) in a ....

12 September, 2018

Subscription-based grocery delivery not right for India: Milkbasket’s Anant Goel

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

When Milkbasket, the micro-delivery grocery service owned by Gurgaon-based Aaidea Solutions Pvt. Ltd, started up in 2015, milk, ....

12 September, 2018

AI-based energy firm AutoGrid bags $32 mn in Series D round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

US-based artificial intelligence-based energy solutions firm AutoGrid, which also has operations in India, has raised $32 million ....

11 September, 2018

CureFit to expand online-to-offline play with food outlets

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Health and fitness startup CureFit, which is led by Myntra co-founder Mukesh Bansal and former Flipkart executive Ankit Nagori, ....

11 September, 2018

Exclusive: Shopping platform Naaptol raises fresh funding after three-year gap

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Naaptol Online Pvt. Ltd, which runs an omnichannel shopping platform, is on course to raise $15 million (around Rs 109 crore at ....

10 September, 2018

Exclusive: Beauty products subscription platform VanityCask goes offline

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

VanityCask Tech Pvt. Ltd, which operates an eponymous online platform offering luxury beauty products on a subscription basis, ....

7 September, 2018

Ola founders, Temasek to acquire 10% stake in ride-hailing firm

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ola’s co-founders, along with Singapore’s state investment arm Temasek, are in the process of buying out a less than ....

7 September, 2018

AI hardware firm ThinCI pockets $65 mn in Series C round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

US-headquartered artificial intelligence hardware startup ThinCI Inc, which was founded by Indian-origin entrepreneur Dinakar ....

6 September, 2018