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
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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
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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

Alteria Capital offers venture debt to scooter-rental startup Vogo

Kavya Kothiyal

Vogo Automotive Pvt. Ltd, which operates an eponymous scooter-sharing platform, has raised Rs 25 crore (around $3.6 million at ....

7 June, 2019
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Healofy returns to Google app store; CitiusTech shortlists investors; BharatPe may raise $75 mn

Kavya Kothiyal

Maternity and childcare social networking platform Healofy has returned as a fresh app in Google app store after a ban for alleged ....

6 June, 2019

RP-SG Ventures leads investment in personal care startup mCaffeine

Kavya Kothiyal

Online-first personal care brand mCaffeine said on Tuesday that it has raised $2 million (Rs 13.8 crore at the current exchange ....

4 June, 2019

Car wash startup CleanseCar acquires Carnanny to expand presence in Mumbai

Kavya Kothiyal

CleanseCar, a mobile-based platform which offers daily car wash services, on Monday announced the acquisition of Carnanny, a subscription-based ....

3 June, 2019

South Korean digital wallet True Balance clocks $100 mn GMV in India

Kavya Kothiyal

South Korean digital wallet app True Balance said it has clocked Rs 700 crore ($100 million) in transaction amount, a growth of ....

3 June, 2019

Prop-tech startup Zaasna receives seed money from global investors

Kavya Kothiyal

Bengaluru-based startup Zaasna Proptech Pvt. Ltd on Friday said it has raised seed funding worth Rs 2 crore ($290,000 at current ....

31 May, 2019

Agri-tech startup DeHaat acqui-hires Vezamart after securing equity and debt funding

Kavya Kothiyal

DeHaat, a Gurugram-based online marketplace for farm products and services, has acquired VezaMart, a platform that builds farm ....

30 May, 2019

Lightbox may lead funding for Dunzo; Cars24 lays off workers, axes consumer-finance team: Reports

Kavya Kothiyal

Venture capital fund Lightbox Ventures is likely to lead a $50 million (Rs 349 crore at current exchange rate) funding round in ....

29 May, 2019

Equanimity Ventures invests in agri-tech startup FreshVnF

Kavya Kothiyal

Agri-tech startup FreshVnF, which operates a technology platform driven by machine learning, has raised $2 million (around Rs ....

28 May, 2019

SAIF Partners invests in travel platform Airblack founded by its former execs

Kavya Kothiyal

Airblack, a social commerce startup for travel, has raised $1.5 million (Rs 10.4 crore at current exchange rate) in a seed funding ....

28 May, 2019

What IKEA's bet on Livspace means for the startup, online home decor segment

Kavya Kothiyal & Payal Ganguly

IKEA is best known for its ready-to-assemble furniture. The Swedish retail giant’s do-it-yourself approach has made it a ....

28 May, 2019

Saama Capital backs media startup Homescreen Network in Series A round

Kavya Kothiyal

Homescreen Network, a multilingual media production startup, said on Monday that it has raised $2 million (around Rs 14 crore ....

27 May, 2019