Kris Gopalakrishnan

This entrepreneur cracked the millennial code with his second food venture

Anand J

A second-time food-tech entrepreneur, Sandipan Mitra has come a long way from being a waiter at a food outlet in Bengaluru. In ....

4 June, 2018

We will integrate AI chatbots with our products: Coverfox's Devendra Rane

Anand J

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

28 May, 2018
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India needs affordable, durable and leaner innovations: SD Shibulal

Dearton Thomas Hector

For SD Shibulal life after Infosys has been about passion and compassion. While his love for things technical and design process ....

24 April, 2018

SaaS platform UrbanPiper raises pre-Series A funding

Binu Paul

UrbanPiper, a software-as-a-service platform that enables web and mobile commerce for hyperlocal retailers, has raised an undisclosed ....

23 March, 2018

Worrying that Indian money isn't funding Series C and beyond: Kris Gopalakrishnan

Anand J

Kris Gopalakrishnan wears many hats. Since leaving Infosys a decade ago, the software major's co-founder has built a second ....

21 March, 2018

B2B startup Customer Success Box raises $1 mn led by pi Ventures

Shweta Sharma

San Francisco- and Gurgaon-based Customer Success Box, an enterprise-based customer management platform, has raised $1 million ....

19 March, 2018
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Enterprise automation startup Appiyo gets seed funding from Axilor, others

Shweta Sharma

Appiyo Technologies Pte. Ltd, a business-to-business software-as-a-service startup which offers enterprise workflow automation ....

14 March, 2018

Weekly Wrap: Elon Musk gives Uber CEO a reality check; Amazon Retail pilots in Pune

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

In the week gone by, the biggest newsmakers in the Indian technology and startup ecosystem were Uber’s new chief executive ....

24 February, 2018

Logistics firm Xpressbees raises $35 mn from Alibaba

Anand J

Logistics firm Xpressbees has raised Rs 225 crore (around $35 million) in its Series D round of funding from Alibaba.com Singapore ....

30 January, 2018

B2B food-tech startup HungerBox bags $2.5 mn in pre-Series A round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

  Bangalore-headquartered HungerBox, an online platform that connects caterers and corporates, has raised $2.5 million ....

22 January, 2018
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IDG Ventures and Axilor Ventures partner to fund frontier tech startups

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

India-focused technology venture capital fund IDG Ventures India and Bangalore-based startup accelerator Axilor Ventures have ....

6 March, 2017

Infosys founders-led Axilor Ventures doubles intake for accelerator programme

Varun Arora

Infosys co-founders Kris Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal-led Axilor Ventures on Thursday announced that it would double the intake ....

9 February, 2017

Events marketplace Events High gets funding from Axilor Ventures

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based Njuta Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs events marketplace Events High, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding ....

19 December, 2016

Pure-play ecommerce model is not sustainable, says FirstCry's Supam Maheshwari

Dearton Thomas Hector

  FirstCry founder Supam Maheshwari is not resting on his laurels after creating the largest omni-channel baby care firm ....

18 October, 2016

FirstCry acquires BabyOye; raises $34 mn

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online baby products retailer FirstCry has agreed to acquire auto-to-software conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd's ....

17 October, 2016

Axilor to bring on board more startups for its accelerator programme

Manu P Toms

Infosys co-founders Kris Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal-led Axilor Ventures has invited applications for the fourth batch of its ....

3 August, 2016

Exclusive: Existing investors, HNIs back food-tech startup Petoo

Binu Paul

Bangalore-based food-tech startup Petoo, owned and operated by Kinematic Foodtech Pvt. Ltd, has raised $500,000 from its existing ....

3 August, 2016

Exclusive: Social marketplace GoCoop raises funding from Kris Gopalakrishnan, Saha Fund

Disha Sharma

GoCoop Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd, which runs social marketplace for cooperative enterprises GoCoop.com, has received investment ....

28 July, 2016

Ratan Tata leads as Flipkart, Snapdeal founders vanish from top angels' list

Disha Sharma

Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus at Tata Sons Ltd, is heading the pack of India's top angel investors so far this year while the ....

7 July, 2016

Can equity crowdfunding work in India?

Manu P Toms & Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Binu Paul

Entrepreneurs in the US now have access to a new class of capital, funds from unaccredited investors. In other words, any individual ....

19 May, 2016

Lenskart raises $60 mn from IFC, Ratan Tata and others

Disha Sharma

Eyewear e-tailer Lenskart Solutions Pvt. Ltd said on Wednesday it has raised Rs 400 crore ($60 million) in its Series D round ....

4 May, 2016