Reboot: An architect of India's first unicorn is now peddling a new vision

Binu Paul

TechCircle presents Founders Reboot, a new fortnightly series in which we profile successful Indian entrepreneurs who have chosen ....

19 July, 2018

Online furniture startup Woodenstreet gets Series A cheque

Dearton Thomas Hector

Jaipur-based online furniture platform Woodenstreet has raised $1 million (around Rs 6.8 crore) in a Series A round of funding ....

19 July, 2018
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Exclusive: P2P Lending startup RupeeCircle bags funds from Mahindra Finance

Dearton Thomas Hector

Mumbai-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending startup RupeeCircle will receive Rs 4 crore (around $588,000) from non-banking financial ....

19 July, 2018

Amazon sells 100 mn products globally on Prime Day; market cap hits $900 bn

Reuters

Online shoppers purchased more than 100 million products worldwide during Amazon.com Inc’s  annual Prime Day sale this ....

19 July, 2018

Singapore’s Symple Wellness buys health analytics startup AllizHealth

Keshav Sunkara

Singapore health-tech firm Symple Wellness Platform Pvt. Ltd, which operates under the Vivant brand, has acquired Pune-based wellness ....

18 July, 2018

MakeMyTrip-backer Naspers to sell stake in local B2B portal Travel Boutique Online

Keshav Sunkara

Standard Chartered Private Equity has agreed to acquire global internet and entertainment group Naspers’ full stake in Travel ....

18 July, 2018
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Swiggy appoints Amazon's Dale Vaz as engineering head

Shweta Sharma

Online food delivery service provider Swiggy has announced the appointment of former Amazon executive Dale Vaz as the head of ....

18 July, 2018

News portal The Ken raises Series A funding

Anand J

The Ken, a subscription-based online news platform, said on Wednesday that it had raised $1.5 million (around Rs 10 crore) in ....

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

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
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Matrix Partners-backed digital SME lender OfBusiness raises $29 mn

Dearton Thomas Hector

OFB Tech Pvt. Ltd, which operates fin-tech platform OfBusiness, has secured $29 million (Rs 200 crore) in a Series C round of ....

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

Photo-sharing app Vebbler raises pre-Series A funds

Dearton Thomas Hector

Photo-sharing app Vebbler has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series A round of funding from a group of new and existing ....

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

Launch pads: Mixed bag for TLabs amid hunt for right model

Shweta Sharma

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which we compile report cards highlighting the ....

17 July, 2018

Ed-tech startup Unacademy gets $21 mn from venture capital investors

Anand J

Online learning platform Unacademy has raised $21 million (Rs 144 crore) from existing investors Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture ....

17 July, 2018

PhonePe seals acquisition of PoS platform Zopper Retail

Anand J

PhonePe, the digital payments arm of homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart, on Monday announced the acquisition of Zopper Retail, ....

16 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

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

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

Co-living space startup StayAbode raises pre-Series A funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based StayAbode Ventures Pvt. Ltd, a startup that provides co-living spaces, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding ....

16 July, 2018