Facebook bets on Meesho to mark first startup investment in India

Binu Paul

Social networking giant Facebook has invested an undisclosed amount in social commerce platform Meesho to mark its first equity ....

13 June, 2019

Digital payments firm BharatPe ropes in former IKEA exec as marketing chief

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Digital payments firm BharatPe, which services offline retailers and businesses, has appointed former IKEA executive Abhishek ....

7 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

Two top-level exits at Paytm; former Tiger Global execs back Lifelong: Reports

Om Athavale

Two senior executives at digital payments giant Paytm have resigned from the company, according to an Entrackr report. Paytm’s ....

30 May, 2019

CarDekho beefs up top deck with slew of hires

Om Athavale

Automotive solutions provider CarDekho Group has strengthened its top leadership with a number of fresh hires. The CarDekho ....

27 May, 2019

Exclusive: Sequoia-backed expense management platform Happay gets new investor

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Happay, an expense management platform for enterprises, has secured $3 million (Rs 20.77 crore at the current exchange rate) in ....

27 May, 2019
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Co-working startup Awfis gets another tranche of funding, valuation hits $100 mn

Shweta Sharma

Delhi-based Awfis Space Solutions Pvt Ltd, which offers shared working spaces, has received a tranche of Rs 25 crore ($3.6 million) ....

24 May, 2019

BharatPe partners Apollo Finvest for foray into merchant loans

Om Athavale

Digital payments firm BharatPe on Tuesday said that it is making its foray into small-value, short-duration loans for merchants ....

21 May, 2019

Sequoia-backed sales assistant Vymo partners Microsoft to expand its global presence

Tanmay Tiwary

Virtual sales assistant Vymo, backed by Sequoia Capital, has announced a collaboration with tech giant Microsoft to expand its ....

21 May, 2019

SoftBank leads $200 mn round in e-grocer Grofers

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online grocer Grofers India Pvt. Ltd has raised more than $200 million (Rs 1,406 crore at current exchange rate) in a funding ....

15 May, 2019
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Bounce’s Vivekananda Hallekere on why dockless mobility is here to stay

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Vivekananda Hallekere, co-founder and chief executive of scooter-sharing platform Bounce, swears that dockless mobility solution ....

9 May, 2019

Sequoia China may downsize investment staff amidst tech sector slowdown: Report

Kavya Kothiyal

Sequoia Capital China is laying off some of its investment staff in response to a slowdown in growth in the country’s technology ....

7 May, 2019

Digital gaming startup MPL enters Indonesia after raising Series A round

Kavya Kothiyal

Digital gaming startup Mobile Premier League (MPL) said on Thursday it has forayed into the Southeast Asia market with the launch ....

2 May, 2019

Tiger Global buys into agri-tech, Sequoia dominates dealmaking across sectors

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Tiger Global Management, a New York-based investment firm best known here for its early bet on homegrown e-commerce player Flipkart, ....

26 April, 2019

Three more startups from Sequoia incubator raise funds; Simsim pockets $1.5 mn

Binu Paul

Three more startups from Sequoia Capital’s accelerator and incubator Surge have raised funds after ed-tech startup DoubtNut ....

26 April, 2019

Quikr acquires used-goods marketplace Zefo

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has bought used-goods marketplace Zefo, as the online classifieds platform continues to depend on an acquisition ....

25 April, 2019

Retail automation firm Vue.ai raises $17 mn in round led by Falcon Edge

Payal Ganguly

California-headquartered artificial intelligence startup Mad Street Den Systems Pvt. Ltd, which runs a retail automation platform ....

25 April, 2019

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

Meet the eight Indian startups in the first cohort of Sequoia Surge

Shweta Sharma

Eight Indian startups are among the 17 ventures selected for the first cohort of Sequoia Surge, the accelerator and incubator ....

22 April, 2019

Exclusive: New Atlantic Ventures leads $5 mn funding round in Shuttl

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bus aggregation platform Shuttl has raised $5 million (around Rs 35 crore at current exchange rates) in a funding round led by ....

17 April, 2019

Exclusive: Sequoia-backed Increff gets new investors in Binny Bansal, 021 Capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru based enterprise technology startup Increff has raised nearly $3 million (Rs 20.88 crore at current exchange rates) ....

17 April, 2019