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

Fin-tech startup Indifi names banking veteran Maninder Juneja as advisor

Arti Singh

Gurgaon-based fin-tech startup Indifi Technologies Pvt. Ltd, floated by angel investor and venture capital firm Canaan Partners' ....

14 February, 2017
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Lending startup Indifi raises $10 mn in Series B

Arti Singh

Gurgaon-based fintech startup Indifi Technologies Pvt Ltd, floated by angel investor and venture capital firm Canaan Partners' ....

13 December, 2016

Alok Mittal to disassociate with Canaan's new investments, to turn entrepreneur again

Sainul K

Alok Mittal, managing director of Canaan Partners, is turning an entrepreneur, according to a blog post. Mittal will disassociate ....

10 July, 2014

Subscription e-com startup for natural snacks NatureBox raises $18M led by Canaan Partners

Sainul K

California-headquartered NatureBox Inc, the company behind the online snacks retailer NatureBox, has secured $18 million in Series ....

15 April, 2014

SureWaves raises $5.7M in Series B led by Canaan Partners

Sainul K

Bangalore-based SureWaves MediaTechnologies Pvt Ltd, which offers a cloud-based media grid that enables large-scale aggregation ....

13 January, 2014
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Top three predictions in the mobile payments space for 2014

Sainul K

Mobile has been one of the most talked-about technology verticals and continued to see innovation in 2013. New companies emerged ....

27 December, 2013

Canaan Partners writes off investment in interactive digital broadcaster Cellcast Asia

Sainul K

Early stage VC fund Canaan Partners, which in 2007 infused $5.25 million in Mumbai-based Cellcast Asia Holdings, a provider of ....

23 July, 2013

In India, you can't have 10 big horizontal e-com players; consolidation is imminent: Alok Mittal of Canaan Partners

Sonam Gulati

Canaan Partners is an early-stage VC fund which started investing in India back in 2006. Till date, it has 13 portfolio companies ....

22 May, 2013

Indiaproperty.com raises $7M from Canaan Partners & Mayfield after demerger from Matrimony.com

Sonam Gulati

Indiaproperty.com, an online platform listing residential properties for buying & selling and run by Chennai-based India Property ....

9 May, 2013
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One in four startups gets angel funding, 20% of angel-backed firms score Series A: Alok Mittal

Sonam Gulati

So what are the odds of an Indian startup reaching a stage where it pulls in a venture capital firm with Series A funding? Just ....

30 April, 2013

Location-based mobile advertising platform AdNear raises $6.3M from Sequoia & Canaan Partners

Anand Rai

AdNear, a location-based mobile advertising platform that supports both feature phones and smartphones, has raised Rs 35 crore ....

28 November, 2012

FDI in multi-brand retail commendable but life doesn't change for Indian e-com startups: Experts

Team TC & Anand Rai & Sonam Gulati

The government's decision to allow up to 51 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail has been made with ....

19 September, 2012

Online food ordering sites mushrooming; Is the market ripe enough?

Sonam Gulati

Working late in office? Left without provisions at home? Can't dine out because of foul weather or because you don't know the ....

17 September, 2012

Digirati: Top 25 powerful people in Indian digital business

Team TC & Anand Rai & Sonam Gulati

They provide smart insights into hot trends and create strategies that redefine businesses. They innovate opportunities for themselves ....

15 June, 2012

Do Angels Lose The Start-up Game When VCs Take Over?

Team TC

When it comes to board room decisions, all is not always rosy between angel and venture capital investors of fast-growing start-ups. ....

5 December, 2011

Flipkart Acquires Digital Content From Bollywood News Site Chakpak

Preethi J

Flipkart.com has struck another deal in India - Chakpak.com, a Bollywood news site that offers updates, news, photos and videos. Techcircle.in ....

23 November, 2011

Canaan Partners Leads $45M Round In Ashok Soota's Happiest Minds

Madhav A

Happiest Minds Technologies Pvt Ltd, an IT solutions and services start-up by ex-MindTree Ltd chairman and co-founder Ashok Soota, ....

17 November, 2011

Naaptol Raises $25M From NEA, Canaan Partners & Silicon Valley

Preethi J

Naaptol Online Shopping Pvt Ltd, owner of the shopping site Naaptol.com, has raised $25 million (Rs 123 crore) in an all cash ....

19 October, 2011

Flipkart May Acquire VC-backed Bollywood Site Chakpak

Preethi J

After acquiring book recommendation engine WeRead by Lulu and digital music firm Mallers, Inc., Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd ....

25 October, 2011

Canaan Partners Ropes In Clearstone's Rahul Khanna As India MD

Shrija Agrawal

Canaan Partners, a multi-billion dollar global venture capital firm, has announced the appointment of Rahul Khanna as a Managing ....

3 March, 2011