Revved up by $110 mn in funding, CarDekho accelerates shift towards used cars

Kavya Kothiyal & Anirban Ghoshal

Fattened with $110 million in funding last week, Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd, which owns auto portal CarDekho.com, is ....

7 January, 2019

Exclusive: CarDekho closes Series C funding round

Anirban Ghoshal & Kavya Kothiyal

Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt Ltd, which owns auto portal CarDekho.com, has closed its Series C funding round, raised from ....

3 January, 2019
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Flashback 2018: The best of TechCircle from the year gone by

Team TC

TechCircle devotes its focus to new-age startups and enterprise technology -- two niche genres in which the action comes thick ....

31 December, 2018

CarDekho parent Girnar Software to raise $100 mn from Sequoia: Report

Binu Paul

Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd, which owns auto portal CarDekho.com, is in the process of raising $100 million (around Rs 700 crore ....

5 December, 2018

How Droom became a formidable force by keeping its eyes firmly on the road

Shweta Sharma & Kavya Kothiyal

Last week, online vehicles marketplace Droom secured $30 million (around Rs 220 crore) in a Series E round of funding, less than ....

10 October, 2018

CarDekho parent Girnar Software’s FY18 revenue jumps 40%, loss nearly halves

Dearton Thomas Hector

Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd, which owns auto portal CarDekho.com, has recorded 40% growth in revenue and a narrower ....

9 October, 2018
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Vehicle marketplace Droom closes Series E round, to invest in AI and blockchain

Shweta Sharma

Droom, an online marketplace for new and used vehicles, has closed its Series E funding round at $30 million (Rs 220 crore at ....

4 October, 2018

CarDekho parent buys YouTube automotive content channel PowerDrift

Binu Paul

Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd, which owns auto portals CarDekho.com, BikeDekho.com and Gaadi.com, has acquired automotive ....

16 August, 2018

Are used cars playing second fiddle on online auto classifieds platforms?

Anand J & Binu Paul & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier on, online auto classifieds firms specialising in used cars felt they could function a bit like driving schools. They ....

29 June, 2018

How auto classifieds firm CarWale is driving the growth of parent CarTrade

Anand J

Online auto classifieds firm CarTrade slammed the brakes on spending in the financial year 2016-17 even as in-house portal CarWale, ....

5 June, 2018
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Will be fully profitable in less than a year: Droom's Sandeep Aggarwal

Shweta Sharma

Used-car marketplace Droom last week raised $30 million (Rs 204 crore) in a Series D round led by Toyota Tsusho Corporation, existing ....

21 May, 2018

Vehicle marketplace Droom raises $30 mn to boost platform intelligence

Anirban Ghoshal

Droom, an online marketplace for new and used cars as well as aeroplanes, said it has raised $30 million (Rs 204 crore) in a Series ....

17 May, 2018

Exclusive: Used cars marketplace BlueJack set to secure pre-Series A funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Delhi-based Four Wheel Group (India) Pvt. Ltd, which owns online used vehicles marketplace BlueJack.in, is set to raise Rs 6.4 ....

16 April, 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

Used car marketplace Truebil raises $3 mn from Chinese VC fund

Shruti Jain

Truebil, an online marketplace for pre-owned cars, has secured $3 million (about Rs 20 crore) in a follow-on series A funding ....

16 February, 2017

We haven't spent any money from last round yet: Droom's Sandeep Aggarwal

Varun Arora

Projections of exponential revenue growth and profitability in the near term, plans of acquisitions and overseas expansion, and ....

23 January, 2017

We are not Uber, Amazon wannabe: Droom's Sandeep Aggarwal

Varun Arora

Droom founder Sandeep Aggarwal speaks to VCCTV on competition, growth, acquisitions and profitability.

19 January, 2017

Exclusive: Car services marketplace VOW CarClinic raises angel funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Gurgaon-based GreyHair Ventures Pvt Ltd, which runs car servicing and repair startup VOW CarClinic, has raised an undisclosed ....

3 January, 2017

Lightbox to next invest in vertically integrated businesses, says co-founder Murthy

Disha Sharma

Venture capital firm Lightbox, floated by Sandeep Murthy and Siddharth Talwar, had raised more than $100 million in its second ....

9 September, 2016

Is funding truly a game-changer for start-ups?

Sandeep Aggarwal

Start-ups, like all other businesses, require funds to conduct their business activities. While the initial investment, also ....

31 August, 2016

Used car portals on a fundraising spree

Shruti Jain

Online automobile marketplace, especially for used cars and other vehicles, is a fast growing segment that has seen a lot of investments ....

12 August, 2016