Ed-tech startup Smartivity raises fresh funds in second pre-Series A round

Dearton Thomas Hector

Ed-tech startup Smartivity Labs Pvt. Ltd, which designs toys and learning projects for kids, has raised $2 million (Rs 13 crore) ....

24 May, 2018

Exclusive: Ex-Flipkart execs' reverse auction-based e-comm firm gets seed funding

Binu Paul

Arzooo.com, a reverse auction-based e-commerce platform launched by two former Flipkart executives, has raised an undisclosed ....

24 May, 2018
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Exclusive: M-commerce app Goodbox exiting 'non-core' ops, slashes headcount

Anand J

Nexus Ventures-backed Goodbox, an app that offers small and medium-sized businesses an e-commerce platform, has turned its attention ....

24 May, 2018

Uber shrinks quarterly loss, plans new share sale

Reuters

Uber cut its losses almost in half and its ride bookings jumped 51 percent since one year ago, the Silicon Valley ride-services ....

24 May, 2018

Vernacular chatbot creator DheeYantra raises seed money

Binu Paul

DheeYantra Research Labs, the creator of vernacular chatbot platform dhee.ai, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding ....

23 May, 2018

LetsIntern co-founder's influencer marketing firm Chtrbox in talks for VC funding

Anand J

Influencer marketing firm Chtrbox is in talks with institutional investors to raise fresh capital, a top executive told TechCircle. "We ....

23 May, 2018
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School supplies startup Edyoo gets pre-Series A cheque

Shweta Sharma

Edyoo, an e-commerce platform which sells products primarily used by schoolgoing children, has raised $1 million (Rs 6.8 crore) ....

23 May, 2018

Google tries to make upcoming Android OS more enterprise-friendly with new features

Anirban Ghoshal

Internet giant Google has said it is adding enterprise-friendly features to the beta version of its upcoming mobile operating ....

23 May, 2018

Exclusive: Bike taxi firm Rapido buys motorcycle-sharing startup Getbike

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based bike taxi startup Rapido has acquired Hyderabad-headquartered motorcycle-sharing startup Getbike to enter the ....

23 May, 2018

SoftBank says selling entire Flipkart stake to Walmart

Dearton Thomas Hector & Shweta Sharma

Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp has confirmed it will sell its entire stake in Indian online retailer ....

23 May, 2018
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Alibaba brings online movie ticketing platform TicketNew under Paytm

Dearton Thomas Hector

Digital payments major Paytm has announced the acquisition of Chennai-based Orbgen Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs online ticketing ....

23 May, 2018

P2P lending startup Cashkumar secures angel investment

Anand J

Cashkumar, a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending startup, has raised angel investment of Rs 5 crore (around $735,000) through deals platform ....

22 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

Home rental startup FastFox acquires property review platform

Binu Paul

FastFox, an online marketplace for home rentals, has acquired property and broker review platform Roofpik for an undisclosed amount. Gurugam-based ....

22 May, 2018

Exclusive: Microlending startup Vola raises pre-Series A funding

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru and US-based Vola, which offers an alternative lending platform for students, has raised $500,000 (Rs 3.4 crore) in ....

22 May, 2018

Online lender EarlySalary acquires consumer loan matchmaker CashCare

Binu Paul

Pune-based online lender EarlySalary has acquired Mumbai-headquartered startup CashCare, which gives consumer loans through non-banking ....

22 May, 2018

Just Dial net profit up 53% in Q4 as site visitors, app downloads soar

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online local business search engine Just Dial Ltd has reported a 53.6% growth in net profit for the final quarter of the financial ....

22 May, 2018

Vernacular app NewsDog gets $50 mn from Tencent, others

Shweta Sharma

NewsDog, a Hindi and vernacular app founded by Chinese entrepreneurs and downloaded 10 million times on Google Play Store, has ....

22 May, 2018

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

E-tailer Infibeam buys UAE-based digital payments firm

Dearton Thomas Hector

Infibeam Incorporation Ltd, the parent of the country’s only listed e-commerce company, has acquired 100% stake in Vavian ....

21 May, 2018

Chinese bicycle-sharing firm Mobike to ride into India this week

Shweta Sharma

Chinese smart bicycle sharing company Mobike has said that it will launch its services in India on Thursday. Beijing-headquartered ....

21 May, 2018