Test-prep platform Gradeup raises $7 mn from Times Internet

Binu Paul

Noida-based exam preparation platform Gradeup has raised $7 million in its Series A funding round from Times Internet (TIL), a ....

5 November, 2019

Exclusive: Accel founder Jim Swartz backs journalist Josy Joseph’s stealth mode media startup

Binu Paul

Delhi-based investigative journalist Josy Joseph has raised commitments for a seed funding round from Accel founder Jim Swartz, ....

4 November, 2019
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Dunzo widens losses eight-fold on mounting operational costs

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Bengaluru-based hyperlocal logistics startup Dunzo has extended its losses nearly eight-fold for the financial year ended March ....

31 October, 2019

Exclusive: Former Quess Corp executives’ social discovery platform Woovly raises $2.5 mn

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Social discovery platform Woovly has raised $2.5 million in a second seed funding round led by Duane Park, a venture launched ....

30 October, 2019

Former Medicover MD Gaurav Malhotra to head Keiretsu’s healthcare committee

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Keiretsu Forum, a global network of accredited angel investors, has appointed Gaurav Malhotra, former managing director of Medicover ....

25 October, 2019

We want to enable, not throttle startup innovation: Sumit Keshan, Wipro Consumer Care Ventures

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Barely two months after launching a Rs 200 crore ($28 million) maiden fund, Sumit Keshan, managing partner at Wipro Consumer Care ....

24 October, 2019
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SoftBank takes ownership of WeWork with $9.5 bn rescue deal

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About a month after its founder Adam Neumann stepped down as CEO, co-working giant WeWork and its largest investor SoftBank Group ....

23 October, 2019

Ola seeks to scale cloud kitchen model through private brands

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ANI Technologies, the Bengaluru-based company that owns homegrown ride hailing platform Ola is restructuring its food delivery ....

22 October, 2019

Urban Ladder co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa steps down

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Rajiv Srivatsa, co-founder of omnichannel furniture retailer Urban Ladder, is quitting the firm at the end of this month. “I ....

21 October, 2019

Blume Ventures backs SaaS-based edtech startup Classplus

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Classplus, a Delhi-based startup that provides software solutions for coaching centres and tutors, has raised an undisclosed amount ....

18 October, 2019
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Microsoft’s M12 partners with Mayfield, Pivotal Ventures for $6 mn female founders competition

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Microsoft’s corporate venture capital fund M12 has joined hands with global venture capital firm Mayfield and Melinda Gates's ....

18 October, 2019

Ola launches self-drive car rental service in Bengaluru

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Home-grown ride-hailing unicorn Ola has launched a self-drive car-renting service named Ola Drive in Bengaluru. The service ....

17 October, 2019

Watch: Real estate downturn boon for online property platforms: Amit Agarwal, NoBroker

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Nobroker Technologies Solutions, the Bengaluru based startup that operates a property rentals platform by the same name, raised ....

15 October, 2019

Hyperlocal startup Doodhwala suspends operations, migrates customers to FreshToHome

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Bengaluru-based Banger Tech, which operates subscription-based milk and daily essentials delivery startup Doodhwala, has suspended ....

14 October, 2019

Mobility startups Rentongo, Bounce spar on failed acquisition talks

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RentOnGo, an online marketplace for renting bikes, was forced to shutter operations when rival Bounce, owned by Bengaluru-based ....

11 October, 2019

Zenoti appoints former Microsoft exec as new COO

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Hyderabad- and Bellevue-based Zenoti, which offers software solutions to the beauty and wellness industry, has appointed Srinivas ....

4 October, 2019

Tiger Global leads $50 mn Series D in real estate platform NoBroker

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Bengaluru-based NoBroker Technologies Solutions, which owns and runs an eponymous property-listing portal, has raised $50 million ....

2 October, 2019

Why Lightbox bet on offline pharmacy chain Generico

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For venture capital firm Lightbox, its $14 million Series A bet on retail pharmacy chain Generico is in some ways reminiscent ....

23 September, 2019

Wow! Momo to enter cloud kitchens market with Tiger Global investment

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Kolkata-based quick service restaurant (QSR) chain Wow! Momo Foods plans to foray into cloud kitchens as it enters the next phase ....

19 September, 2019

Reliance Group-backed Square Yards raises $20 mn from BCCL, Singapore investors

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Real estate brokerage portal Square Yards, backed by Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, has raised $20 million from a group of investors ....

19 September, 2019

Startups will autocorrect in the event of an economic slowdown: Sanjay Swamy, Prime Venture

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Bengaluru based Prime Venture Partners started backing early stage fintech startups about eight years ago, long before the sector ....

17 September, 2019