Online investment platform Scripbox secures funding at valuation of $110 mn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Scripbox Advisors Pvt. Ltd, which operates an eponymous online investment platform, has raised $21.7 million (around Rs 151.26 ....

11 January, 2019

Exclusive: Online pharmacy 1mg raising fresh capital at $200 mn valuation

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Kavya Kothiyal

Gurugram-based 1mg Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates an eponymous online pharmacy, is raising $35.31 million (Rs 248.63 crore) ....

9 January, 2019
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Meet the startups that pitched their ideas at VCCircle Education Investment Summit 2018

Anirban Ghoshal

The 2018 edition of the News Corp VCCircle Education Investment Summit saw three entrepreneurs make a pitch to a select jury of ....

20 December, 2018

Ed-tech firms driving innovation, Byju’s success inspiring: Panellists at VCCircle event

Debjyoti Roy

Educational-technology companies have helped disrupt the education sector in the country by offering personalised learning opportunities ....

20 December, 2018

Ringtone app Vyng gets Series A funding from Omidyar Network, others

Kavya Kothiyal

Impact investment firm Omidyar Network India has made its first overseas bet by jointly leading a Series A investment of $4 million ....

17 December, 2018

Exclusive: Accel, Sequoia-backed Bounce on track to raise $50 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt. Ltd, which operates dockless scooter and bicycle sharing platform Bounce, is ....

2 December, 2018
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Exclusive: Scooter sharing firm Bounce to raise $10 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt. Ltd, which operates dockless scooter and bicycle sharing platform Bounce, is ....

30 November, 2018

Online tutoring startup Vedantu gets Series B cheque

Binu Paul

Online tutoring startup Vedantu Innovations Pvt. Ltd has raised $11 million (around Rs 78 crore at current exchange rates) in ....

26 November, 2018

Digital lending to India MSMEs can grow to $100 bn by 2023: Omidyar-BCG report

Shweta Sharma

Digital lending to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in India can grow 10 to 15-fold by 2023 to Rs 6-7 trillion ($80-100 ....

23 November, 2018

Quikr trims FY18 cash burn but loss still exceeds revenue

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based online classifieds firm Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has narrowed its net loss for the financial year through March 2018, ....

21 November, 2018
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Fintech startup Bon raises seed funding

Joseph Rai

Bonfleet Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs fintech startup Bon, has raised a seed round of funding led by impact investment firm ....

11 September, 2018

Exclusive: News aggregator Dailyhunt secures first tranche of Series E round

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based news aggregator Dailyhunt, run by Ver Se Innovation Pvt. Ltd, has raised over $6 million (Rs 42 crore at current ....

3 September, 2018

Vernacular health content startup myUpchar secures Series A funding

Binu Paul

Medical content startup myUpchar has raised $5 million (Rs 35 crore at current exchange rates) in a Series A round of funding ....

28 August, 2018

Digital lender ZestMoney closes stretched Series A funding round

Kavya Kothiyal

Bengaluru-based digital lending startup ZestMoney has raised $13.4 million (Rs 93.6 crore) in an extended Series A funding led ....

27 August, 2018

JPMorgan, IIM Ahmedabad’s incubator tie up to back fintech startups

Binu Paul

US investment bank JPMorgan has partnered IIM-Ahmedabad's Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) to ....

7 August, 2018

Online lending platform ZestMoney buys AI startup

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ZestMoney, a lending startup that lets users buy products online on EMI without a credit card, on Thursday announced the acquisition ....

2 August, 2018

News portal The Ken raises Series A funding

Anand J

The Ken, a subscription-based online news platform, said on Wednesday that it had raised $1.5 million (around Rs 10 crore) in ....

18 July, 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

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

New net users offer high potential but barriers abound: Omidyar's Roopa Kudva

Dearton Thomas Hector

Impact investor Omidyar Network—founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife in 2004—has committed more than ....

23 May, 2018

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