IIM Ahmedabad incubator reveals $25 mn plan to back social-impact startups

Shweta Sharma

The incubation centre at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, has launched a $25 million (Rs 169 crore) initiative to ....

15 May, 2018

Travel startup RailYatri secures Series B funds from Omidyar, others

Keshav Sunkara

Noida-based train travel startup RailYatri has raised an undisclosed sum in a Series B round led by impact investor Omidyar Network, ....

27 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

Fintech startup Kaleidofin raises seed round from Omidyar Network, others

Shweta Sharma

Chennai-based fintech company Kaleidofin has raised $2.8 million (Rs 18 crore) in a seed round led by Omidyar Network, the company ....

9 April, 2018

Customer engagement startup ZineOne gets $2.5 mn funding boost

Dearton Thomas Hector

ZineOne Inc., a customer engagement platform powered by artificial intelligence, has raised $2.5 million (around Rs 16 crore) ....

20 March, 2018

Seed funding boost for parenting social network Healofy

Anand J

Healofy, a pregnancy-parenting social network, has raised $1 million (Rs 6.4 crore) in seed funding from impact investor Omidyar ....

14 March, 2018
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Math learning startup Doubtnut raises pre-Series A funding

Shweta Sharma

Gurgaon-based ed-tech startup Doubtnut has raised a pre-Series A round amounting to Rs 3.5 crore ($539,000) led by WaterBridge ....

13 March, 2018

Self-publishing platform Pratilipi raises Series A round

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based self-publishing e-platform, Pratilipi, has raised $4.3 million (Rs 28 crore) in a Series A funding round led by ....

5 February, 2018

PayU leads $6.5 mn round of funding in ZestMoney

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based Chalk Farm Ventures Pvt. Ltd, which runs consumer lending startup ZestMoney, has raised $6.5 million (Rs 43.5 ....

15 February, 2017

Franklin PE arm sells Dailyhunt stake to China's Bytedance for $19.2 mn

Disha Sharma

Franklin Templeton Private Equity Strategy has exited vernacular news aggregator Dailyhunt, selling its stake to existing investor ....

1 February, 2017
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Discovery platform NowFloats announces Series B funding from Iron Pillar, IIFL

Disha Sharma

Hyderabad-based NowFloats Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which helps local businesses create an online presence through its platform NowFloats, ....

24 January, 2017

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

Digital lending platform ZestMoney raises $6.5 mn from PayU, others

Dearton Thomas Hector

Chalk Farm Ventures Pvt. Ltd, which runs consumer lending startup ZestMoney, has raised $6.5 million (Rs 44 crore) in a Series ....

7 December, 2016

Education is the last sector to be disrupted by technology: Omidyar Network's Roopa Kudva

Deepti Chaudhary

Education is the last sector to be disrupted by technology: Roopa Kudva, OmidyarPhilanthropic investment firm Omidyar Network ....

22 November, 2016

Vernacular news aggregator DailyHunt raises $25 mn from China's ByteDance

Dearton Thomas Hector

Ver Se' Innovation Pvt. Ltd, which runs vernacular news aggregator DailyHunt, has raised $25 million (Rs 168 crore) in a fresh ....

15 October, 2016

Online heath store Healthkart raises $12 mn from Sequoia, others

Disha Sharma

Gurgaon-based Bright Lifecare Pvt. Ltd, operator of online health store Healthkart.com, has raised Rs 80 crore (about $12 million) ....

1 August, 2016

Omidyar Network backs online investment platform Scripbox

Disha Sharma

Online investment platform Scripbox, run by Scripbox.Com India Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series B round ....

1 July, 2016

Location-based SEO enabler NowFloats raises Series A funding led by Omidyar Network

Priyanka Sahay

Hyderabad-based NowFloats Technologies Pvt. Ltd., which runs a platform enabling local businesses to target customers based on ....

2 February, 2015

Omidyar Network's India MD Jayant Sinha puts in papers

Anand Rai

Jayant Sinha, partner and managing director of Omidyar Network's India operations, has left the firm. While Sinha's next move ....

14 February, 2014

Enterprise IT solutions startup iMerit secures funding from Omidyar Network

Sainul K

iMerit Technology Services, a Kolkata-based ITeS firm providing customised business process solutions to enterprises, has secured ....

19 March, 2013

Digital Payment Industry Needs Multiple Models To Push Financial Inclusion

Preethi J

The vast number of unbanked families, the growth of debit and credit cards and rising usage of prepaid cards is indicative of ....

13 September, 2011