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
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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
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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

Tech-enabled logistics startup Cogoport raises Series A funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Mumbai-based Cogo Freight Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates digital freight company Cogoport, has raised Series A funding from ....

17 April, 2018
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Health-tech startup CureFit gets $600K in new funding round

Binu Paul

CureFit Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, which operates health and fitness platform CureFit, has raised Rs 4.18 crore (about $611,121) in ....

16 April, 2018

Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Vedantu raising up to $10 mn in new round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bangalore-based online tutoring startup Vedantu Innovations Pvt. Ltd is raising up to $10 million (Rs 65 crore) in a fresh round ....

5 April, 2018

Exclusive: Mobile marketing and consumer rewards startup Crownit raising fresh funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurgaon-based GoldVIP Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs mobile-based marketing and customer rewards management platform ....

4 April, 2018

Tech news startup FactorDaily raises funds from Vijay Shekhar Sharma, others

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based technology news portal FactorDaily has secured Rs 5.7 crore ($875,000) in a fresh funding round from Freshworks ....

31 March, 2018

CureFit revenue doubling every six months, monthly run rate $1 mn: Mukesh Bansal

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Mukesh Bansal can be counted among the poster boys of India's startup ecosystem. When Flipkart acquired his successful fashion ....

22 March, 2018

Cloud-based billing solutions startup Chargebee raises $18 mn

Shweta Sharma

Chennai-based cloud billing solutions provider Chargebee has secured $18 million (Rs 117 crore) in a Series C investment round ....

21 March, 2018

SaaS startup Hotelogix gets $5 mn funding boost

Dearton Thomas Hector

Noida-based HMS Infotech Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider Hotelogix, has raised $5 million ....

5 March, 2018

Funding boost for Bluestone in bid to catch Caratlane

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bangalore-based online jewellery e-tailer Bluestone is set to raise $5.87 million (Rs 38.29 crore) in a fresh round of funding, ....

1 March, 2018

Exclusive: Startup behind bike rental ventures WickedRide, Metro Bikes gets funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The family investment office of Sutures India chairman Chandrasekhar Gopalan has invested $1.5 million (Rs 10 crore) in Bengaluru-headquartered ....

21 February, 2018

CaratLane vs BlueStone: One jewellery e-tailer burns more cash but also sells more

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online jeweller CaratLane widened the gap in revenue with rival BlueStone in the financial year 2016-17. This was in contrast ....

19 February, 2018

B2B logistics startup BlackBuck beefs up top deck by appointing new CFO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Business-to-business (B2B) logistics startup BlackBuck, which is run by Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, has announced the ....

13 February, 2018