Digital payments firm Pine Labs appoints former Visa global exec as CEO

Binu Paul

Pine Labs Pvt. Ltd, which manages digital payments for retailers, has appointed Visa Inc.’s former global head of products ....

27 April, 2018

How a move to the cloud propelled payments firm Pine Labs to near-unicorn level

Binu Paul

A retailer’s concern centres on customer experience, increasing sales and reducing costs. And, soon-to-be-unicorn Pine Labs ....

15 March, 2018
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Unicorn tag in sight for digital payments firm Pine Labs after $82 mn infusion

Team TC

Payments solutions provider Pine Labs has raised $82 million (Rs 530 crore) in a round led by private equity firm Actis Capital. ....

13 March, 2018

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: Startup behind bike rental ventures WickedRide, Metro Bikes gets funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The family investment office of Sutures India chairman Chandrasekhar Gopalan has invested $1.5 million (Rs 10 crore) in Bengaluru-headquartered ....

21 February, 2018

SaaS firm Capillary raises fresh funds from Warburg Pincus, Sequoia

Anand J

Capillary Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider for retail chains, has raised $20 million (Rs 128 crore) ....

21 February, 2018
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Exclusive: Expense management startup Happay raises additional funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bangalore-based Happay, an expense management platform for enterprises, has raised an additional Rs 1.60 crore ($250,000) in a ....

16 February, 2018

Just Dial Q3 net profit rises 4%, revenue up 9.2%

Shweta Sharma

Online local business search engine Just Dial Ltd reported 4.2% rise in net profit to Rs 28.6 crore for the quarter ended 31 December ....

23 January, 2018

Practo is consumer internet company of the year: VCCircle Awards

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online healthcare platform Practo Technologies Pvt. Ltd has bagged the News Corp VCCircle consumer internet company of the year ....

2 March, 2017

Practo raises $55 mn in Series D round, forays into health insurance aggregation

Dearton Thomas Hector

Digital healthcare platform Practo has raised $55 million in Series D funding led by existing investor China's Tencent. Practo ....

17 January, 2017
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Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Byju's to acquire gaming apps in US for up to $30 mn

Binu Paul & Manu P Toms

Bangalore-based ed-tech startup Byju's, incorporated as Think & Learn Pvt. Ltd, is scouting for acquisitions in the US to ....

12 January, 2017

Top developer floats fund to back realty-tech startups

Shruti Jain

Real estate developer Lodha Group has launched its maiden investment fund for startups focussing on smart city solutions and the ....

4 January, 2017

Self-drive car rental firm Zoomcar tops up Series B round

Manu P Toms

Self-drive car rental startup Zoomcar has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from Chinese venture capital firm Cyber Carrier ....

20 December, 2016

PressPlay co-founder Anand Sinha joins FreeCharge

Binu Paul

Snapdeal-controlled digital payments platform FreeCharge has appointed Anand Sinha, co-founder and former chief executive of ....

19 December, 2016

One funded Indian tech startup shut shop every 10 days this year

Arti Singh

Well begun, as they say, is half done. By that measure, startups that managed to raise funding from marquee investors such as ....

6 December, 2016

Why enterprise SaaS firm SirionLabs plans to sharpen focus on India

Arti Singh

SirionLabs Pvt Ltd, an enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider which has most of its clients in the US and Europe, plans ....

2 December, 2016

Indonesian unicorn Go-Jek sets up engineering facility in Bengaluru

Dearton Thomas Hector

Jakarta-based ride-hailing and on-demand services startup Go-Jek has opened an engineering facility in Bengaluru, the company ....

10 November, 2016

Truecaller appoints LinkedIn's Tejinder Gill as India head

Disha Sharma

Caller identification app Truecaller has hired Tejinder Gill, former national sales manager of LinkedIn, as its vice president ....

8 November, 2016

OYO Rooms appoints Amazon exec as CTO

Disha Sharma

Branded budget hotels marketplace OYO Rooms, run by Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd, has appointed Anil Goel as chief technology officer, ....

7 November, 2016

Good news for startups: 36 new funds with $1.65 bn in pocket to begin shopping soon

Deepti Chaudhary

The investment tide that ebbed in 2016 is likely to turn in 2017. As investors turned cautious this year refusing to part with ....

3 November, 2016

Ankur Warikoo working on a new script for Nearbuy

Dearton Thomas Hector

An old lady runs through the narrow corridors of a slum, chasing two thieves, who had apparently robbed her bag. Twenty seconds ....

4 November, 2016