Fintech startup Rubique appoints former Experian executive as CFO

Binu Paul

Rubique, a Mumbai-based online marketplace for financial products, has appointed Manish Ahuja, the former India finance head of ....

12 June, 2018

Digital insurance platform Toffee raises seed funding

Anand J

Digital insurance platform Toffee has raised $1.5 million (around Rs 10 crore) in seed funding led by venture capital firm Kalaari ....

29 May, 2018
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Zodius Capital buys out shares of Zivame from existing investors

Shweta Sharma

Early-stage technology investment firm Zodius Capital has hiked its shareholding in lingerie e-tailer Zivame by buying out the ....

28 May, 2018

For Affordplan, health and wealth are two sides of the same coin

Anand J

Tejbir Singh was so sure of his product and its scope that he approached VC firm Kalaari Capital for funding even before launching ....

28 May, 2018

Micro-delivery grocery startup Milkbasket bags $7-mn Series A cheque

Priya Prasad

Gurgaon-based Aaidea Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs micro-delivery grocery startup Milkbasket, has raised $7 million (Rs 47 crore) ....

22 May, 2018

Foxconn writes off entire $200-mn Snapdeal investment

Binu Paul

FIH Mobile Ltd, a subsidiary of Taipei-headquartered Foxconn Technology Group, has written down the remaining $40 million of its ....

15 May, 2018
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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

Has funding for copycat ventures become passé? ask panellists at TechCircle Live

Dearton Thomas Hector

Has the funding frenzy sobered now? Are the right ventures getting funded? Panellists at the TechCircle Summit asked these questions ....

3 May, 2018

Online lending startup Rubique gets fresh capital, in talks for more

Binu Paul

Rubique, a Mumbai-based online marketplace for financial products, has raised an undisclosed amount in a funding round led by ....

30 April, 2018

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
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Delhi-based fintech startup Affordplan raises Series B round

Jyotindra Dubey

Affordplan, a Delhi-based fintech startup that makes healthcare services accessible through planned savings for non-emergency ....

16 April, 2018

Reliance Industries to invest $180 mn in ed-tech startup Embibe

Dearton Thomas Hector

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) will invest $180 million (Rs 1,175 crore) in ed-tech startup Embibe, as India’s biggest private-sector ....

13 April, 2018

Industrial marketplace Industrybuying raises venture debt from BlackSoil Capital

Keshav Sunkara

Industrybuying, an online marketplace for businesses, has raised Rs 12 crore ($2 million) venture debt from BlackSoil Capital ....

3 April, 2018

Lobby group Indiatech’s CEO quits over differences with promoters

Binu Paul

Indiatech.org, a lobby group launched by Indian internet unicorns Flipkart, Ola, and MakeMyTrip, suffered a setback as its chief ....

2 April, 2018

Expect fewer startup shutdowns this year than last two years: Kalaari Capital’s Rajesh Raju

Priya Prasad

Kalaari Capital, which derives its name from the ancient Kerala martial arts Kalaripayattu, is one of India’s most active ....

2 April, 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

Chatbot startup Haptik partners Amazon to automate customer support & cultivation

Anirban Ghoshal

Conversational artificial intelligence platform Haptik has said it is partnering Amazon's cloud subsidiary Amazon Web Services ....

8 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: Existing investors give Urban Ladder a $12 mn lift

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bangalore-based online furniture store Urban Ladder has raised Rs 77.43 crore ($11.87 million) in a fresh round of funding from ....

1 March, 2018

Indian startups need more funds but valuation a concern: VCCircle LP Summit

Priya Prasad

Venture capital activity in India, particularly at the Series A level, hasn’t changed much even though the number of angel ....

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