Ticketing platform BookMyShow raises $100 mn in Series D round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., which owns and operates online ticketing platform BookMyShow, has raised $100 million (around ....

18 July, 2018

Quikr, Paytm bosses top techpreneurs pay chart - who else got fat cheques?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Keshav Sunkara

Founders of India’s largest and best-funded internet and digital technology firms took home an average hike of 20% in gross ....

13 July, 2018
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Paytm-owned Little-Nearbuy has a turnaround plan, but can it stick to the script?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Last December, digital wallet and e-commerce major Paytm engineered a merger between its floundering investee company Little and ....

9 July, 2018

Exclusive: PhonePe all set to buy Zopper's PoS platform

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

PhonePe, the digital payments arm of homegrown e-tailer Flipkart, is in advanced talks to acquire the Point of Sale software-as-a-service ....

6 July, 2018

Paytm to snap up hotel booking app NightStay Travels

Dearton Thomas Hector

SoftBank- and Alibaba-backed digital payments and e-commerce firm Paytm is all set to acquire NightStay Travels Pvt. Ltd, a Delhi ....

3 July, 2018

Online travel agency Cleartrip acquires Saudi Arabia's Flyin.com

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based online travel agency Cleartrip Pvt. Ltd has bought the Saudi Arabia-based Flyin in its first cross-border acquisition. The ....

21 June, 2018
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Former RBI deputy governor joins Paytm as advisor

Binu Paul

One97 Communications Ltd, which runs mobile wallet Paytm, has appointed Rama Subramaniam Gandhi, a former deputy governor of the ....

20 June, 2018

SoftBank-backed Paytm acquires mobile tech startup Cube26

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

One97 Communications Ltd, the parent of digital payments firm Paytm, has acquired Delhi-based mobile technology startup Cube26 ....

19 June, 2018

UIDAI restricts access to Aadhaar data for mobile wallets, cites security concerns

Anirban Ghoshal

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which runs India’s national identity card project Aadhaar, has curbed ....

4 June, 2018

Flipkart's PhonePe crosses 100 mn user mark, hits $20 bn in annualised transactions

Shweta Sharma

PhonePe Pvt. Ltd on Friday said it has crossed the 100 million user mark in just 21 months from launch, faster than any other ....

1 June, 2018
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Paytm parent One97 Communications posts wider operating loss for FY17

Dearton Thomas Hector

One97 Communications Ltd, the parent of mobile wallet Paytm, reported a wider operating loss for the financial year ended March ....

29 May, 2018

News portal Cobrapost alleges Paytm shared user data with political group

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital payments firm Paytm is at the centre of a controversy over data privacy after a sting operation appeared to suggest that ....

25 May, 2018

Exclusive: M-commerce app Goodbox exiting 'non-core' ops, slashes headcount

Anand J

Nexus Ventures-backed Goodbox, an app that offers small and medium-sized businesses an e-commerce platform, has turned its attention ....

24 May, 2018

Alibaba brings online movie ticketing platform TicketNew under Paytm

Dearton Thomas Hector

Digital payments major Paytm has announced the acquisition of Chennai-based Orbgen Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs online ticketing ....

23 May, 2018

Paytm travel ticketing volume triples in FY18, aims for two-fold growth this year

Shweta Sharma

Digital payments firm Paytm sold over 38 million bus, flight and rail tickets in the financial year 2017-18, up three times from ....

16 May, 2018

As Flipkart gets bigger, smaller horizontal and vertical e-tailers seek survival tips

Binu Paul & Anand J

As Walmart and Flipkart came together to script the world's largest e-commerce deal, a number of smaller players on the periphery ....

9 May, 2018

Race to $1 bn: Which Indian startup was the fastest to get unicorn status?

Jyotindra Dubey

Venture capital and private equity investors have pumped billions of dollars into the Indian startup ecosystem over the past few ....

2 May, 2018

Exclusive: Online events booking site TheCollegeFever raises seed funding

Anand J

Bengaluru-based online college event ticket booking startup TheCollegeFever (TCF) has completed raising $250,000 (around Rs 1.7 ....

1 May, 2018

How SoftBank has spun its web across India's internet companies

Anand J

SoftBank is the new IPO. For startups struggling to turn in profits, an initial public offering remains an unattractive proposition. ....

23 April, 2018

NPCI to run pilot on proximity payments, ropes in 3 startups

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital payments supervising body National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is running a pilot project on proximity-based ....

20 April, 2018

Love thy neighbour: How Chinese cheques are fuelling Indian startups

Anand J

The early days of the venture capital boom saw money flowing into India from all parts of the world. Funding started to dry up ....

18 April, 2018