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

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
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InCred may invest in personal finance management app Walnut

Team TC

InCred Finance, a non-banking financial company backed by private equity firms and former Deutsche Bank co-CEO Anshu Jain, is ....

26 June, 2018

Exclusive: Auto-retail tech startup Autoninja gets additional funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Autoninja, a firm that makes software for automobile dealers, has raised an undisclosed amount from existing investor ....

19 June, 2018

Exclusive: SAIF-backed car services platform Bumper shuts down

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bumper, a mobile marketplace and booking platform for car servicing, has shut down its operations, two of the startup’s ....

14 May, 2018

Ed-tech startup Toppr raises venture debt from Alteria

Keshav Sunkara

Venture debt firm Alteria Capital Advisors LLP has invested Rs 15.5 crore ($2.3 million) in Mumbai-based ed-tech startup Toppr ....

10 May, 2018
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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 insurance broker Coverfox completes $22-mn Series C round

Anand J

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

19 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

Paytm Mall to raise $446 mn from SoftBank and Alibaba

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online e-commerce marketplace Paytm Mall, operated by Delhi-based Paytm E-commerce Private Limited, is set to raise Rs 2,892.5 ....

2 April, 2018
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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

Exclusive: Logistics startup Rivigo sees senior-level exits

Dearton Thomas Hector

At least two top-level and two mid-level executives have resigned from tech-enabled logistics services provider Rivigo Services ....

19 February, 2018

Logistics firm Xpressbees rejigs board in wake of Alibaba funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The board of Xpressbees has witnessed a major reshuffle in the wake of the Pune-headquartered logistics firm raising Rs 225 crore ....

1 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

Asuka Holdings, existing investors back real estate firm Property Share

Binu Paul

Bangalore-based Property Share, which offers investors fractional ownership of properties, has raised an undisclosed amount in ....

10 March, 2017

Practo, Simplilearn, SAIF Partners among winners of VCCircle Awards

Team TC

Digital healthcare platform Practo, ed-tech firm Simplilearn and diagnostics chain Thyrocare were among the winners at the sixth ....

1 March, 2017

MakeMyTrip-SAIF Partners is exit of the year: VCCircle Awards

Arti Singh

Venture capital and growth equity investment firm SAIF Partners has won the News Corp VCCircle exit of the year award for its ....

2 March, 2017

Alibaba to invest $177 mn in Paytm E-Commerce, hike stake to 62%

Arti Singh

Paytm E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd, the online marketplace arm of One97 Communications Ltd, is raising $200 million (Rs 1,334 crore) in ....

2 March, 2017

Holiday marketplace TravelTriangle raises $10 mn in Series B funding

Shruti Jain

Online travel agent marketplace TravelTriangle has raised $10 million in Series B funding led by Singapore-based RB Investments. ....

7 February, 2017

SAIF Partners checks out of MakeMyTrip with multi-bagger returns

Team TC

Venture capital and growth-equity investment firm SAIF Partners has fully exited MakeMyTrip Ltd, according to the Nasdaq-listed ....

16 February, 2017

Housejoy FY16 losses widen 20-fold on higher ad spend, employee costs

Disha Sharma

Home services startup Housejoy's revenue rose nearly 32 times in FY16, but losses also went up 20-fold as employee costs soared ....

31 January, 2017