Exclusive: Byju’s lines up another $100 mn in extended funding round

Anand J & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s is in talks to raise another $100 million (around Rs 720 crore at current exchange rates) as part ....

12 December, 2018

Why India is the top market for Naspers-owned PayU

Binu Paul

India accounts for more than half of the total payment transactions for Naspers-owned PayU in the last six months, an interim ....

6 December, 2018
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Reboot: Why ibibo’s founder chose wealth management as his next destination

Dearton Thomas Hector

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

5 December, 2018

Too much on Swiggy’s plate? Food delivery app suffers outage amid expansion drive

Anirban Ghoshal & Payal Ganguly

Two mega funding rounds in 2018 — with a third one in the pipeline — have fuelled Swiggy’s rapid expansion this ....

2 November, 2018

Swiggy closes revenue gap with Zomato in FY18 but loss soars

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bundl Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs food delivery app Swiggy, saw its operating revenues as well as its losses increase for ....

29 October, 2018

OLX India FY18 revenue, profit nearly double

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online classifieds company OLX India Pvt. Ltd clocked a 93% jump in operating revenue and an even faster rise in net profit for ....

25 October, 2018
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Exclusive: Swiggy close to securing $900 mn in fresh funding round led by Naspers

Kavya Kothiyal & Snigdha Sengupta

Online food delivery startup Swiggy is close to finalising a term sheet to raise up to $900 million (about Rs 6,625 crore at current ....

18 October, 2018

Goibibo wants to put the fun back into vacation planning with AI

Payal Ganguly

How do you take the fun out of a holiday? When you need to recheck your bookings and confirm tickets or have to reschedule with ....

8 October, 2018

Ola dials Naspers, Temasek and others for new investment round: Report

Payal Ganguly

ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which owns ride-hailing company Ola, is in discussions with South African internet conglomerate Naspers ....

24 September, 2018

PayU gets RBI nod for NBFC, to start credit business

Payal Ganguly

Online payments service provider PayU has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India to operate as a non-banking financial ....

17 September, 2018
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Naspers keen on ed-tech, fin-tech & food-tech startups in India: CEO Bob van Dijk

Payal Ganguly

Having sold its 11.18% stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart to US retail giant Walmart for $2.2 billion, Naspers continues ....

14 September, 2018

We will double our loan disbursal rate once every six months: PaySense's Karanjkar

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

When PaySense raised $18 million in a Series B funding round last month, it joined a growing list of online lending startups that ....

28 August, 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

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

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

Food delivery startup Swiggy is now a unicorn after $210 mn funding round

Dearton Thomas Hector

In its biggest-ever fundraise till date, online food delivery startup Swiggy has secured $210 million (around Rs 1,400 crore) ....

21 June, 2018

Swiggy seeks to raise $250 mn, eyes unicorn status

Anand J

Online food delivery startup Swiggy is looking to raise $250 million, instead of $150-200 million it was considering earlier. ....

15 May, 2018

Meet the marquee investors who passed up the Flipkart bet

Anand J

When a startup is desperate for cash, it inevitably meets every investor in town—which is what Flipkart did in its early ....

11 May, 2018

South African tech investor Naspers logs out of Flipkart with $2.2 bn in cart

Dearton Thomas Hector

South Africa-based internet group Naspers said on Wednesday it has sold its entire 11.18% stake in Indian online retailer Flipkart ....

9 May, 2018

A history of Flipkart's many big billion days

Binu Paul

Flipkart is well-known for its Big Billion Days, a bonanza for consumers where the e-tailer doles out heavy discounts on products. ....

9 May, 2018

MakeMyTrip to power Flipkart's soft entry into OTA business

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart has partnered with online travel services provider MakeMyTrip to provide its users with travel ....

5 April, 2018