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

HC fines PolicyBazaar for hiding facts in trademark case to obtain restraining order on Acko

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The Delhi High Court has slapped a fine of Rs 10 lakh on online insurance aggregator PolicyBazaar for concealing facts to obtain ....

6 June, 2019
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Tech startup funding breaches $1 bn in May on the back of growth deals

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Investments in technology startups surged to $1.2 billion in May on the back of a number of big-ticket growth-stage bets by investors ....

4 June, 2019

Unicorns BigBasket, Ola and others secure large cheques from marquee investors

Kavya Kothiyal & Om Athavale

India’s startup ecosystem saw some heavyweights being backed by marquee investors. More than a dozen startups raised ....

10 May, 2019

SoftBank pumps $68 mn into PolicyBazaar in first tranche of Series F round

Kavya Kothiyal

Insurance marketplace PolicyBazaar, owned by Gurugram based ETechAces Marketing & Consulting Pvt Ltd, has raised Rs 1,059.4 ....

7 May, 2019

B2B sales catalogue app Wishbook gets fresh dose of capital

Team TC

Info Edge (India) Ltd, the parent of jobs portal Naukri and real estate website 99acres.com, has invested an additional Rs 2 crore ....

21 February, 2019
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Online lending platform ZipLoan secures Series B capital

Kavya Kothiyal

Online lending platform ZipLoan has raised Rs 90 crore ($12.5 million) in a Series B round led by venture capital and growth-equity ....

19 February, 2019

PolicyBazaar hires tech, product chiefs to beef up top deck

Kavya Kothiyal

Online insurance selling platform Policybazaar, which is operated by ETechAces Marketing and Consulting Pvt. Ltd, has strengthened ....

21 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Fintech segment continues to enjoy the purple patch

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Kavya Kothiyal

India's nascent but fast-growing fintech sector recorded another year of success in terms of funding and entrepreneurial activity, ....

31 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Unicorns, Chinese cheques drive buzz in startup ecosystem

Binu Paul

India’s startup ecosystem took a long stride towards maturity this year, as several big-ticket acquisitions and funding ....

24 December, 2018
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SoftBank-backed PolicyBazaar slumps back into loss for FY18

Kavya Kothiyal

Online insurance selling platform PolicyBazaar sank into the red for the financial year through March 2018, as higher advertising ....

30 October, 2018

PolicyBazaar signs up for Trend Micro’s cloud security solutions 

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital insurance service provider PolicyBazaar said on Tuesday that it was partnering with cybersecurity firm Trend Micro for ....

11 September, 2018

With AI, insurance claims will soon be processed in real time: PolicyBazaar's Ashish Gupta

Anirban Ghoshal

Gurgaon-based ETechAces Marketing & Consulting Pvt. Ltd, the Softbank Group Corp-backed company that owns online insurance ....

3 September, 2018

PolicyBazaar appoints new CEO and COO for healthcare arm DocPrime

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

DocPrime.com, the healthcare venture operated by insurance selling platform PolicyBazaar, has appointed a new chief executive ....

16 August, 2018

It's only August but 2018 is already the best year for Indian unicorns

Dearton Thomas Hector

More unicorns have emerged out of India in the first seven months of 2018 than in any previous year, as venture capital investors ....

10 August, 2018

Info Edge backs Printo, sells Canvera after writing off investment

Anand J

Info Edge (India) Ltd, the parent company of job portal Naukri, has invested Rs 20 crore ($2.9 million) in retail printing chain ....

31 July, 2018

Naukri parent Info Edge's Q1 revenue up 17%, profit slips a tad on write-offs

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Info Edge (India) Ltd, which runs internet businesses Naukri.com and 99acres.com, reported a rise in revenue for the first quarter ....

24 July, 2018

PolicyBazaar bags $27.7 mn in co-investment as part of Series F round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Info Edge (India) Ltd and Temasek, existing investors in online insurance selling platform PolicyBazaar, have co-invested $27.7 ....

6 July, 2018

PolicyBazaar raises $200 mn from SoftBank, others; joins unicorn club

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ETechAces Marketing & Consulting Pvt. Ltd, the operator of online insurance selling platform PolicyBazaar.com and lending ....

25 June, 2018

Capital efficiency key; may skip Flipkart-like bet again: Inventus’ Samir Kumar

Dearton Thomas Hector

Venture capital firm Inventus Capital Partners has been around for almost 25 years globally, and in India, for a decade. It has ....

30 May, 2018

Online insurance broker Coverfox completes $22-mn Series C round

Anand J

Online insurance platform Coverfox has completed its $22-million (Rs 144 crore) Series C funding round, which was led by International ....

19 April, 2018