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

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

Hospitality chain OYO launches light version of app

Om Athavale

Gurugram-based Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd which operates hospitality network OYO Hotels & Homes, has launched a light version of ....

16 May, 2019

Dream11 joins unicorn bandwagon amid dealmaking flurry in fintech this week

Kavya Kothiyal

Startups in the financial technology segment were the flavour of the week even as Dream11 hogged the limelight for becoming the ....

12 April, 2019

Airbnb invests $75 mn in OYO at valuation of $4.3 bn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown hospitality unicorn OYO has received an investment of $75 million (Rs 519 crore at current exchange rates) from San ....

11 April, 2019

Reliance buys Haptik, Airbnb backs OYO as dealmaking in April takes off with a bang

Kavya Kothiyal

Startup funding in the second quarter of the current calendar year opened on a strong note with as many as 17 companies raising ....

5 April, 2019

Airbnb confirms investment in budget hospitality chain OYO

Kavya Kothiyal

San Francisco-based home-sharing marketplace Airbnb has invested an undisclosed sum in SoftBank-backed budget hospitality chain ....

1 April, 2019

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

Airbnb rolls out Plus Homes in India

Kavya Kothiyal

US-based home rental startup Airbnb Inc. has launched ‘Plus Homes’ in India, featuring the highest-rating homes, the ....

25 February, 2019

How Facebook gave Netflix, others 'special access' to user data


Facebook Inc let some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, access users’ lists of friends after it cut off ....

6 December, 2018

Treebo makes first acquisition, buys activities platform Events High

Anand J

Budget hotel chain Treebo has bought events and activities marketplace platform Events High for an undisclosed sum, it said in ....

31 May, 2018 bets on non-hotel rooms to take on MakeMyTrip, Airbnb in India

Anand J

Travel website will expand its offering of non-hotel accommodation in India, a top executive said, in a bid to gain ....

9 April, 2018

Hotel solutions provider Hostmaker raises $6.5 mn from Ventech, others

Disha Sharma

Hospitality management services startup has secured $6.5 million (Rs 43.37 crore) in Series A funding led by Paris-based ....

28 February, 2017

Times Internet hires former Twitter exec Rishi Jaitly as CEO of Times Global Partners

Priya Prasad

Times Internet Ltd, the digital arm of media group Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL), said on Wednesday it has appointed former ....

16 November, 2016

Companies can't have long-term life without digital roadmap: Ram Charan

Priya Prasad

Every company that has a vision needs to be digitised because there is no long-term life without a digital roadmap, says renowned ....

9 November, 2016

Airbnb raising $850 mn from Google Capital, others

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based home rental startup Airbnb Inc. is raising an estimated $850 million in a round of funding which values the company ....

23 September, 2016

Half a million Indians have used Airbnb globally, says country head Bajaj

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

For private accommodation listing site Airbnb, India is a priority market which holds a promising potential. In a chat with Tech Circle, ....

25 July, 2016

Saavn gets strategic investment from Maverick's Guy Oseary

Disha Sharma

US-based Indian music streaming firm Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network) has secured an undisclosed amount of strategic investment ....

16 June, 2016

Tech startups: Time for a reality check?

Team TC

Has the moment of reckoning arrived for Indian internet companies? As India's e-commerce poster boy Flipkart suffered its fifth ....

28 May, 2016

Airbnb raises $450M led by TPG; valued at $10B


Online home-rental marketplace Airbnb Inc has closed a $450 million round of funding, led by private equity firm TPG, at a $10 ....

21 April, 2014

Airbnb in funding talks valuing it at about $10B


Online home-rental marketplace Airbnb Inc is in advanced talks with private equity firms including TPG Capital Management LP to ....

21 March, 2014