Funding roundup: Curefit tops the chart as deal value breaches $350 mn again

Kavya Kothiyal

Startup funding activity in the last week of June was almost a mirror image of the week before, with a couple of high-value deals ....

28 June, 2019

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar invests in fitness device maker GOQii

Kavya Kothiyal

GOQii Inc, which makes wearable fitness devices, has raised an undisclosed amount from Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar as part of ....

28 June, 2019
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Grofers converting grocery shops into brand stores; Flipkart to roll out SuperCoins: Reports

Kavya Kothiyal

Grofers India Pvt. Ltd is converting many grocery stores into its own branded outlets as the online grocery delivery company looks ....

27 June, 2019

InnoVen Capital adds venture debt to Milkbasket’s Series B round

Kavya Kothiyal

Micro-delivery startup Milkbasket on Wednesday said it has raised Rs 15 crore ($2.15 million at the current exchange rate) in ....

26 June, 2019

Binny Bansal sells more Flipkart shares to Walmart; Naspers may not invest in Capital Float

Kavya Kothiyal

Co-founder Binny Bansal has sold more shares in online retailer Flipkart to US retail giant Walmart, which last year bought a ....

24 June, 2019

Exclusive: Tech-enabled NBFC LivFin set to close funding round

Kavya Kothiyal

Livfin India Pvt. Ltd, a technology-enabled non-banking financial company (NBFC) which focuses on the supply chain segment, is ....

21 June, 2019
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OYO plans $300 mn investment for expansion in US

Kavya Kothiyal

OYO Hotels & Homes said it plans to invest up to $300 million (about Rs 2,086.6 crore at current exchange rate) in the US ....

20 June, 2019

SAIF Partners leads seed investment in fintech startup Finwego

Kavya Kothiyal

Education-focussed fintech startup Finwego on Wednesday said it has raised $1.7 million (Rs 12 crore) in its seed funding round ....

19 June, 2019

Bajaj Auto may buy stake in e-bike platform Yulu; Carlyle likely to invest in Swiggy: Reports

Kavya Kothiyal

Two-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto is in advanced discussions to invest up to $8 million (about Rs 55.7 crore at current exchange ....

19 June, 2019

K Ganesh, former Myntra CEO back scooter sharing platform Vogo

Kavya Kothiyal

Scooter-sharing platform Vogo Automotive Pvt. Ltd said it has raised an undisclosed amount within a fortnight of venture debt ....

18 June, 2019
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SaaS firm RateGain buys US-based BCV; Qatar sovereign fund may invest in Byju’s: Reports

Kavya Kothiyal

Noida-based RateGain IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs a SaaS-based software solutions deck for travel and hospitality industries, ....

18 June, 2019

pi Ventures leads seed investment in industrial IoT startup SwitchOn

Kavya Kothiyal

Industrial internet of things (IIoT) startup SwitchOn said on Monday that it has raised $1 million (Rs 6.9 crore at the current ....

17 June, 2019

Funding roundup: Meesho catches Facebook’s fancy; another B2B bet for Tiger Global

Kavya Kothiyal

Dealmaking activity was relatively muted this week as compared to the previous fortnight, when some big-ticket deals and a flurry ....

14 June, 2019

Exclusive: Supply chain solutions provider LEAP India gets PE backing

Kavya Kothiyal

Supply chain and logistics solutions provider LEAP India has raised Rs 100 crore (around $14.7 million at the current exchange ....

14 June, 2019

Paytm aims for QR code adoption in small towns with $36 mn spend this year

Kavya Kothiyal

Digital payments unicorn Paytm said it will invest Rs 250 crore (around $36 million at current exchange rate) for the expansion ....

12 June, 2019

Livspace co-founder, others back fintech startup GroMo

Kavya Kothiyal

Gurugram-based fintech platform GroMo has raised Rs 4 crore ($580,000 at current exchange rate) in a seed funding led by angel ....

12 June, 2019

Venture Catalysts invests in SaaS startup Jumpstart

Kavya Kothiyal

Jumpstart, a customer interaction platform which operates on a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, has secured an undisclosed ....

11 June, 2019

IP Ventures invests in industrial IoT startup Syook

Kavya Kothiyal

Syook, an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) startup which builds real-time location tracking systems for businesses, has raised ....

10 June, 2019

Mastercard partners with PaySwiff to boost digital payments in small-town India

Kavya Kothiyal

Global payments giant Mastercard has tied up with point-of-sale (PoS) solutions provider Payswiff to boost the acceptance of digital ....

10 June, 2019

Startup funding value jumps 76% this week even as deal volume falls

Kavya Kothiyal

The first week of June saw a 76% rise in startup deal-making activity, with the transaction value reaching about $162 million ....

7 June, 2019

Amazon pours $417 mn more in India, one of its last growth frontiers after China exit

Kavya Kothiyal

E-tailer Amazon has made a fresh capital infusion in its India marketplace of Rs 2,900 crore ($417.5 million at current exchange ....

7 June, 2019