Dailyhunt acquires hyperlocal content platform LocalPlay

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Native-language content and news platform Dailyhunt has acquired LocalPlay, a Bengaluru-based peer which focuses on the hyperlocal ....

20 June, 2019

Cityfurnish raises funding from Gmail creator, YouTube co-founder; Twitter may back ShareChat

Payal Ganguly

Gurugram-based Magneto Home Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates online furniture and appliances rental marketplace Cityfurnish, ....

7 June, 2019
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Exclusive: Belgium-based Sofina invests $22 mn in local language content app Dailyhunt

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Local language content and news aggregator Dailyhunt has raised $22 million (Rs 154.5 crore at current exchange rate) in a fresh ....

15 May, 2019

Exclusive: Dailyhunt to raise $173 mn from Goldman Sachs, valuation to soar

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Versé Innovation Pvt. Ltd, which operates local-language content and news aggregator Dailyhunt, is raising ....

5 March, 2019

ShareChat looks to raise $200 mn; RazorPay, DailyNinja also in talks for funding

Shweta Sharma

ShareChat, a regional language social networking platform run by Mohalla Tech Pvt. Ltd, is in initial talks with Chinese investor ....

4 March, 2019

GIF-searching platform Gifskey raises seed funding

Kavya Kothiyal

Hyderabad-based GIF-searching platform Gifskey has raised $1 million (Rs 7.1 crore) in a seed round led by Kstart, the seed fund ....

5 February, 2019
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Flashback 2018: From Bansals to unsung founders, meet the year’s movers and shakers

Team TC

The Indian startup ecosystem’s top newsmakers this year were a combination of usual suspects and surprise packages. From ....

31 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: The best of TechCircle from the year gone by

Team TC

TechCircle devotes its focus to new-age startups and enterprise technology -- two niche genres in which the action comes thick ....

31 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Partnerships, regional content boost growth in India's OTT space

Payal Ganguly

As data prices and device costs for smartphones have fallen, India has emerged as a key market for over-the-top (OTT) content, ....

27 December, 2018

Exclusive: Video-sharing app Roposo gets fresh capital in down round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Roposo, a social platform for sharing photos and videos, has raised Rs 12 crore ($1.7 million at current exchange rates) in a ....

23 November, 2018
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Short videos in local languages are making a splash on Indian content platforms

Payal Ganguly

After a stint at social networking giant Facebook, Abhishek Inumella and his college friends teamed up to launch Samosa Labs in ....

25 October, 2018

What ShareChat’s $100-mn funding round means for native language content platforms

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ShareChat, the native language social networking platform, catapulted into the big league of local consumer internet startups ....

24 September, 2018

Exclusive: Social networking platform ShareChat raises $100 mn

Kavya Kothiyal & Dearton Thomas Hector & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-headquartered Mohalla Tech Pvt. Ltd, which operates vernacular social networking platform ShareChat, has raised Rs 720.29 ....

19 September, 2018

What makes vernacular social network ShareChat enticing for global investors?

Shweta Sharma

Unusual jockeying has broken out for a piece of ShareChat, a regional language social network whose Android app saw more than ....

7 May, 2018

Social networking app Pulse raises $500K from SAIF Partners

Disha Sharma

Pulse, a social networking app that enables users to stay connected with their college or school communities, has raised $500,000 ....

30 November, 2016

Social networking app ShareChat raises Series A funding

Priya Prasad

ShareChat, a regional language social networking app operated by Mohalla Tech Pvt. Ltd, has raised $4 million (Rs 27.5 crore) ....

24 November, 2016

SAIF Partners leads funding in social networking platform ShareChat

Disha Sharma

ShareChat, a regional language social networking platform, has secured about $1.35 million (Rs 9 crore) in investment from SAIF ....

13 July, 2016

Check out the six startups selected for Google's accelerator programme

Binu Paul

Google has announced the second batch of Indian startups that will receive up to $50,000 (around Rs 33 lakh) in equity-free seed ....

13 May, 2016