LetsVenture floats LetsGrow to foray into growth-stage investments

Binu Paul

Dealmaking platform LetsVenture has launched a new arm named LetsGrow to start making growth-stage investments. Angel investor ....

18 September, 2018

Ola founders, Temasek to acquire 10% stake in ride-hailing firm

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ola’s co-founders, along with Singapore’s state investment arm Temasek, are in the process of buying out a less than ....

7 September, 2018
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Workplace discussion app Hush raises seed funding from Accel, others

Keshav Sunkara

Workplace discussion platform Hush has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed round of funding from venture capital firm Accel ....

23 August, 2018

Exclusive: Accel-backed online grocer ZopNow scales down operations

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Dearton Thomas Hector

Online grocer ZopNow, run by ZN Retail Pvt. Ltd, has pruned its business in Bengaluru and Delhi NCR. After reviewing the startup’s ....

3 August, 2018

SaaS firm Freshworks joins unicorn club after raising $100 mn; appoints CFO

Dearton Thomas Hector

Freshworks, a cloud-based business software firm, has raised $100 million (around Rs 685 crore in current exchange rates) in a ....

31 July, 2018

Health-tech startup CureFit raises $120 mn in Series C round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Health and fitness startup CureFit, which is led by Myntra co-founder Mukesh Bansal and former Flipkart executive Ankit Nagori, ....

30 July, 2018
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Exclusive: B2B agri-marketing platform Ninjacart raises fresh funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based 63Ideas Infolabs Pvt. Ltd, which runs business-to-business agri-marketing platform Ninjacart, has raised around ....

30 July, 2018

Reboot: After TaxiForSure, Aprameya is strapped in for another million-dollar ride

Anand J

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

5 July, 2018

Medical-technology startup SigTuple raises $19 mn in Series B round

Anand J

Medical-technology startup SigTuple Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised $19 million (around Rs 129 crore) in a Series B funding round ....

26 June, 2018

SaaS firm Freshworks earns $100 mn in annual subscriptions

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

San Bruno- and Chennai-headquartered Freshworks Inc. (formerly Freshdesk Inc.) has crossed $100 million in annual recurring revenue, ....

25 June, 2018
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Online two-wheeler rental startup Wickedride gets $9.1 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt. Ltd, which runs separate online motorbike and scooter rental platforms, has raised Rs 62.13 ....

22 June, 2018

Interior design solutions marketplace HomeLane raises $3.5 mn

Binu Paul

Six months after raising $10 million, interior design solutions marketplace HomeLane has struck a $3.5 million (Rs 24 crore) deal ....

14 June, 2018

We gave up 95% of revenue to refocus on sustainability: Bizongo's Aniket Deb

Binu Paul

Packaging materials marketplace company Bizongo, which early this month raised $22 million (Rs 146.7 crore) in its Series B round ....

16 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

Flipkart's first VC investor thought it would only take $500 mn to break even

Anand J

Monumental. That's how Accel Partners described portfolio company Flipkart's $16 billion acquisition by US retail giant ....

10 May, 2018

Would Flipkart have got the billions had these men not brought the first few lakhs?

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Co-founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal have always been the prominent individuals at the heart of Flipkart's success story. ....

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

Walmart to buy majority stake in Flipkart, confirms SoftBank CEO

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Walmart Inc will purchase a majority stake in online retailer Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce company's investor SoftBank ....

9 May, 2018

Flipkart buys back shares worth $350 mn as Walmart closes in on buyout

Reuters

Indian online marketplace Flipkart has bought back $350 million worth of shares from its investors as it seeks to convert its ....

4 May, 2018

B2B startup Bizongo raises $22 mn in Series B round

Keshav Sunkara

Bizongo, a business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for packaging materials, has raised $22 million (Rs 146.7 crore) in a Series ....

2 May, 2018

Online insurance broker Coverfox completes $22-mn Series C round

Anand J

Online insurance platform Coverfox has completed its $22-million (Rs 144 crore) Series C funding round, which was led by International ....

19 April, 2018