Travel marketplace ixigo in talks to raise $75 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Le Travenues Technology Pvt. Ltd, which runs online travel marketplace ixigo, said on Friday that it was in talks to raise up ....

16 November, 2018

Logistics-tech startup BlackBuck raises $27.4 mn in fresh capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which operates business-to-business tech-enabled logistics startup BlackBuck, has raised Rs ....

8 October, 2018

Paytm-owned Little-Nearbuy has a turnaround plan, but can it stick to the script?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Last December, digital wallet and e-commerce major Paytm engineered a merger between its floundering investee company Little and ....

9 July, 2018

Losses at Sequoia-backed Faasos widen four-fold as expenses mount

Dearton Thomas Hector

Pune-based quick service restaurant chain and online food delivery company Faasos Food Services Pvt. Ltd saw losses widen four-fold ....

15 February, 2017

MobiKwik hires Line India's former head Daman Soni to drive user growth

Arti Singh

Digital wallet firm MobiKwik has appointed former India head of instant messaging app Line, Daman Soni, as vice president for ....

19 January, 2017

Ed-tech startup Byju's raises $15 mn from IFC

Binu Paul

Ed-tech startup Byju's has raised $15 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private-sector investment ....

20 December, 2016

Great Wall Club Innovator Fund plans more deals in India

Manu P Toms

Silicon Valley-based early stage investor GWC Innovator Fund plans to step up seed investments in India by backing five to ten ....

21 November, 2016

Sequoia-backed expense manager Walnut names Anurag Sinha as co-founder

Disha Sharma

SAIF Partners- and Sequoia Capital- backed personal finance management app Walnut has named Anurag Sinha as co-founder and chief ....

27 October, 2016

Fashion marketplace Zilingo raises Series A funding from Venturra, Sequoia, others

Disha Sharma

Bangkok-based Zilingo Pte Ltd, which runs a shopping app for small sellers who do not have an online presence, has raised $8 million ....

6 September, 2016

Why some investors are betting on competing businesses

Arti Singh

Two weeks ago, Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek invested $60 million in One97 Communications, which runs Paytm, a mobile wallet ....

12 September, 2016

Techcircle Startup Walkabout- Freecharge, Sequoia, Blume Ventures & Lightbox


We began the Mumbai edition of Tech Startup Summit 2014 yesterday with TC Walkabout- a unique initiative started by Techcircle ....

17 December, 2014

Hitachi to acquire Sequoia-backed payment solutions firm Prizm Payment

Sainul K

Japanese multinational engineering and electronics conglomerate Hitachi Ltd has announced that it has entered into a definitive ....

26 November, 2013

Sequoia-backed SaaS firm Capillary sees revenue mix swinging to overseas markets

Diksha Dutta

Cloud-based CRM and software as a service (SaaS) company Capillary Technologies Pvt Ltd is using a significant part of the funds ....

19 June, 2013

Sequoia-backed location-based mobile advertising firm AdNear moves its base to Singapore from India

Rashi Varshney

AdNear Pte Ltd , a location-based mobile advertising firm, has moved its base to Singapore from India. It was earlier headquartered ....

12 June, 2013

Just Dial issue subscribed over 11 times

Team TC

The initial public offering of Just Dial Ltd, which runs the India-specific local business listings site, has received ....

22 May, 2013

Just Dial sees applications for 70% of IPO at end of day 2

Team TC

Just Dial Ltd, which runs the India-specific local business listings site, has crossed the two-thirds mark with its ....

21 May, 2013

Apparel e-tailer Freecultr unveils 'pop-out' store in Delhi

Sainul K

Freecultr , an e-commerce venture backed by Delhi-based Smile Interactive Technologies Group and offering its own brand of apparels ....

26 December, 2012

Mobile Ads To Be Big Portion Of Telecom Operators' Revenues In India: Venky Ganesan, Globespan Capital Partners

Madhav A

Digital advertising market is growing faster than anyone has imagined and is now attracting a new set of players. Earlier this ....

15 March, 2012

JustDial Raises $10M From Sequoia & SAP Ventures

Preethi J

Mumbai-based JustDial, which runs a local business listings site, has raised $10 million from Sequoia Capital Global Equities ....

6 June, 2011

Sequoia India-backed GlobalLogic Acquires Rofous Software

dev khare & Anand Rai & Shrija Agrawal & Aashish Bhinde

Rofous Software, a product and content engineering company, has been acquired by GlobalLogic, a software R&D services provider. ....

25 May, 2011

Sumir Chadha On Sequoia Split, Public Market Focus & WestBridge Vision

Shrija Agrawal

For a veteran investor like Sumir Chadha, who has over a decade experience of investing into the Indian private equity markets, this spin out from Sequoia Capital to build a public markets investment firm from ground up was not a sudden move. "It was well thought out," says Chadha who is bringing Westbridge back into the game with a focus on public markets. Westbridge, founded in 2000, merged with Sequoia Capital in May 2006. The new Westbridge will bear a huge semblance to a hedge fund taking passive positions in public listed stocks.

19 February, 2011