Risk of data breach in India will continue to rise: Omidyar-Deloitte study

Payal Ganguly

As the Personal Data Protection Bill goes through final iterations, a study by social impact investment firm Omidyar Network and ....

13 September, 2019

Omidyar, Nexus lead $10 mn Series A in edtech startup WhiteHat Jr

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based education technology startup WhiteHat Jr raised $10 million in a Series A funding round led by existing investors ....

10 September, 2019
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Matrix, Omidyar Network back neo-banking startup Yelo

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based Yelo, which operates a neo-bank (100% digital bank) for consumers, has raised an undisclosed sum in seed round from ....

4 September, 2019

RailYatri hires former Times Group exec to lead intercity bus biz

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Noida-based travel tech startup RailYatri has appointed former Times Group executive Vivek Madhukar as business head of IntrCity ....

20 August, 2019

Goldman Sachs pumps another $3 million into content aggregator Dailyhunt

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

DailyHunt, the local language content and news aggregation platform, has raised $2.98 million (Rs 21.15 crore at current exchange ....

8 August, 2019

Exclusive: Mobility startup Bounce to raise $200 mn from Accel, B Capital, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Wickedride Adventure Services, the Bengaluru based startup that owns and operates dockless scooter rentals platform Bounce, is ....

8 August, 2019
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CDC leads $21 mn funding round for online SME lender Indifi

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Indifi, the Gurugram-based online lender for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), has raised $21.05 million (Rs 145 crore at the ....

29 July, 2019

Quikr raises $3 mn debt from Trifecta Capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based online classifieds platform Quikr India has raised $3 million (Rs 20 crore at the current rate exchange rate) ....

25 July, 2019

Swiss family office Corisol leads $70 mn funding round in e-pharmacy 1mg

Binu Paul

Gurugram-based e-pharmacy 1mg Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised $70 million (Rs 482.7 crore at current exchange rates) in a funding ....

28 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
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Ed-tech startup DoubtNut raises fresh capital in round led by Sequoia Surge

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurugram-based DoubtNut, which runs a multi-lingual math learning platform for students, has raised an undisclosed amount in a ....

23 April, 2019

Digital lending marketplace ZestMoney raises Series B funding led by Quona Capital

Binu Paul

Bengaluru-based shopping loans marketplace ZestMoney has raised $20 million (about Rs 140 crore at current exchange rates) in ....

23 April, 2019

Parenting-pregnancy app Healofy raises money; rewards platform Cred in funding talks

Payal Ganguly

Parenting-pregnancy social network app Healofy has raised $10 million (Rs 69 crore at current exchange rate) in a Series A round, ....

20 March, 2019

SaaS company NowFloats gets additional capital from VC investors

Payal Ganguly

NowFloats Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a software-as-a-services company that helps small businesses set up an online presence, has raised ....

8 March, 2019

E-pharmacy 1mg to raise capital from IFC as part of $70 mn round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private-sector investment arm of the World Bank, plans to invest an undisclosed ....

1 March, 2019

Online investment platform Scripbox secures funding at valuation of $110 mn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Scripbox Advisors Pvt. Ltd, which operates an eponymous online investment platform, has raised $21.7 million (around Rs 151.26 ....

11 January, 2019

Exclusive: Online pharmacy 1mg raising fresh capital at $200 mn valuation

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Kavya Kothiyal

Gurugram-based 1mg Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates an eponymous online pharmacy, is raising $35.31 million (Rs 248.63 crore) ....

9 January, 2019

Meet the startups that pitched their ideas at VCCircle Education Investment Summit 2018

Anirban Ghoshal

The 2018 edition of the News Corp VCCircle Education Investment Summit saw three entrepreneurs make a pitch to a select jury of ....

20 December, 2018

Ed-tech firms driving innovation, Byju’s success inspiring: Panellists at VCCircle event

Debjyoti Roy

Educational-technology companies have helped disrupt the education sector in the country by offering personalised learning opportunities ....

20 December, 2018

Ringtone app Vyng gets Series A funding from Omidyar Network, others

Kavya Kothiyal

Impact investment firm Omidyar Network India has made its first overseas bet by jointly leading a Series A investment of $4 million ....

17 December, 2018

Exclusive: Accel, Sequoia-backed Bounce on track to raise $50 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

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

2 December, 2018