Listen: Sandeep Murthy on why Lightbox thrives on the 'do-or-die' venture capital model

Snigdha Sengupta

Mumbai-born Sandeep Murthy had a somewhat tumultuous ride as a venture capitalist in India, before finding a home in his own ....

7 October, 2019

Rebel Foods backer Lightbox closes third fund at $209 mn

Anand J

Lightbox, the Mumbai-based venture capital firm that has backed startups such as Droom, Rebel Foods and Furlenco, has closed its ....

17 September, 2019
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Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan makes loan to furniture rental platform RentoMojo

Kavya Kothiyal

RentoMojo has raised Rs 6 crore ($860,000 at current exchange rate) debt from information technology firm Infosys co-founder Kris ....

24 May, 2019

GrabOnRent seeks $10 mn for expanding to China, Middle East

Kavya Kothiyal

Product rental marketplace GrabOnRent has drawn up plans to foray into overseas markets such as China and the Middle East, two ....

31 August, 2018

Focussing on follow-on investments rather than new bets: Lightbox’s Sid Talwar

Priya Prasad

Mumbai-based venture capital firm Lightbox Ventures was set up in 2014 by Sandeep Murthy and Siddharth, or Sid, Talwar. Prior ....

9 April, 2018

Furlenco triples FY17 revenue but sinks deeper into losses

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based furniture rental startup Furlenco tripled its revenue for the year through March 2017, but a steep rise in costs ....

27 March, 2018
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InnoVen Capital invests $16 mn in 13 startups in December 2016 quarter

Varun Arora

Temasek-backed venture debt firm InnoVen Capital India Pvt. Ltd has invested Rs 110 crore ($16 million) in 13 startups including ....

9 January, 2017

Rentomojo appoints ex-InMobi exec as product head

Disha Sharma

Online rental company RentoMojo, run by Bangalore-based Edunetwork Pvt. Ltd, has appointed ex-InMobi executive Khushboo Gupta ....

26 October, 2016

Online furniture rental startup Furlenco raises $30 mn from VCs, debt funding

Disha Sharma

Bangalore-based online furniture rental startup Furlenco has raised $15 million (Rs 100 crore) in its Series B round of funding ....

19 October, 2016

Exclusive: Online furniture rental startup Furlenco raises more investment from Lightbox

Disha Sharma

Online furniture rental startup Furlenco is raising a new round of investment from existing investor Lightbox Ventures and others. Lightbox, ....

14 September, 2016
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Lightbox to next invest in vertically integrated businesses, says co-founder Murthy

Disha Sharma

Venture capital firm Lightbox, floated by Sandeep Murthy and Siddharth Talwar, had raised more than $100 million in its second ....

9 September, 2016

Online furniture rental venture Furlenco raises $6M from LightBox Ventures

Priyanka Sahay

Bangalore-based Kieraya Furnishing Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which operates Furlenco, an online venture for renting furniture for ....

23 March, 2015