Karnataka transport department suspends Ola’s aggregator licence

Binu Paul

In a major setback to Ola, the Karnataka transport department has suspended the cab-hailing unicorn’s aggregator licence ....

22 March, 2019

Scooter-rental platform Bounce names former Groupon exec as senior vice-president

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Scooter- and bicycle-rental platform Bounce, based in Bengaluru, said it has roped in Bharath Devanathan as senior vice-president ....

20 March, 2019
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Airbnb may invest up to $200 mn in OYO: Report

Kavya Kothiyal

US-based online home rental company Airbnb is currently in talks to invest $100-200 million in homegrown budget hospitality chain ....

19 March, 2019

Fantasy sports startup HalaPlay raises Series A funding

Kavya Kothiyal

Mumbai-based fantasy sports startup HalaPlay Technologies Pvt. Ltd said it has raised Rs 40 crore ($5 million at current exchange ....

18 March, 2019

Agri-tech startup DeHaat raises pre-Series A funding from Omnivore, AgFunder

Kavya Kothiyal

Gurugram-based online marketplace for farm products and services DeHaat has raised $4 million (Rs 27.5 crore as per current exchange ....

18 March, 2019

Hotstar gets $153-mn cheque from Star India and Star US to take on competitors

Payal Ganguly

Video streaming platform Hotstar, which is priming for digital rights to broadcast the upcoming Indian Premier League, has raised ....

15 March, 2019
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OYO buys co-working firm Innov8; marketing startup EkAnek raises seed capital

Shweta Sharma

SoftBank-backed hospitality unicorn OYO Rooms has acquired Delhi-based co-working space provider Innov8 for Rs 150-200 crore, ....

15 March, 2019

Bounce may get funding from Facebook co-founder's VC firm; Drivezy seeks fresh funds

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt. Ltd, which operates dockless scooter and bicycle sharing platform Bounce, is ....

14 March, 2019

SoftBank, Toyota may invest $1 bn in Uber's self-driving unit

Reuters

A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp and Toyota Motor Corp is in talks to invest $1 billion or more into Uber Technologies ....

14 March, 2019

Travel-tech startup Guiddoo gets two new investors

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Travel technology firm Guiddoo World Travels Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed sum in fresh funding from two new investors. In ....

13 March, 2019
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Agri-tech startup AgroStar pockets Series C funding cheque

Debjyoti Roy

Pune-based ULink AgriTech Pvt. Ltd, which operates direct-to-farmer mobile-based retail platform AgroStar, has raised $27 million ....

13 March, 2019

After Spotify, Google rolls out YouTube Music in India

Kavya Kothiyal

Google-owned YouTube has officially launched its music streaming service YouTube Music, which is ad-supported, in the country, ....

13 March, 2019

Exclusive: Logistics startup BlackBuck to raise new round led by Goldman Sachs

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which operates business-to-business tech-enabled logistics startup BlackBuck, is raising Rs ....

13 March, 2019

Virtual Wi-Fi infrastructure firm EasyFi secures angel funding from VCats

Kavya Kothiyal

Wi-Fi and data network aggregator EasyFi has raised an undisclosed amount in an angel round of funding from incubation platform ....

12 March, 2019

OLX and Mettl elevate top executives to strengthen leadership

Payal Ganguly

Online classifieds company OLX has elevated its chief revenue and strategy officer Sushil Kumar to the post of general manager ....

12 March, 2019

OYO to invest $200 mn in India & Southeast Asia ops this year

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Hospitality unicorn OYO has committed to invest Rs 1,400 crore (around $200 million) in its Indian and Southeast Asian operations ....

12 March, 2019

The Wedding Brigade tops up pre-Series A funding round

Binu Paul

Mumbai-based Sitara Digital Ventures, which runs marriage ceremony solutions portal The Wedding Brigade (TWB), has raised an additional ....

12 March, 2019

Swiggy’s revised byelaws ask investors to operate at arm’s length from Uber

Payal Ganguly

Indian online food delivery service Swiggy’s board has approved tweaks to its articles of association that, among other ....

11 March, 2019

Co-living startup StayAbode tops up pre-Series A round from Japanese investors

Payal Ganguly

Bengaluru-based StayAbode Ventures Pvt. Ltd, which offers co-living spaces, has raised additional capital as part of its pre-Series ....

11 March, 2019

Chinese bicycle-sharing firm Mobike to pull out of some Asian countries

Reuters

Chinese dockless bike-sharing company Mobike said on Monday it will pull out of some Asian countries and re-evaluate its units ....

11 March, 2019

Agri-tech startup TartanSense raises seed funding

Kavya Kothiyal

Bengaluru-based agri-tech platform TartanSense has raised $2 million (Rs 15 crore at current exchange rate) in a seed funding ....

11 March, 2019