Bike taxi startup Rapido is raising $55 mn in fresh funding round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Telangana-based bike taxi startup Rapido is raising $54.55 million in a fresh round of funding led by Bengaluru-based public markets-focussed ....

28 August, 2019

Bike taxi startup Rapido acqui-hires data analytics firm Vahanalytics

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bike taxi startup Rapido has acqui-hired Mumbai-based data analytics firm Vahanalytics in a cash-cum-stock deal. Aravind Sanka, ....

20 August, 2019
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Bike taxi startup Rapido to raise $50 mn; Paytm Mall cuts ties with parent entity

Team TC

Bike-taxi startup to raise $50 million. Paytm Mall cuts ties with One97 Communications.  Shunwei, Westbridge Capital to ....

13 August, 2019

PayU India sees another top exit; Xiaomi’s Shunwei Capital may invest in Yulu: Reports

Binu Paul

Online payment company PayU’s India founder and managing director Shailaz Nag has resigned from the firm, The Economic Times ....

11 July, 2019

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

Chinese investor Qiming Venture leads funding in vernacular self-publishing platform Pratilipi

Shweta Sharma

Self-publishing e-platform Pratilipi, which offers content in vernacular languages, has raised $15 million (Rs 104 crore) in a ....

6 June, 2019
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Healofy returns to Google app store; CitiusTech shortlists investors; BharatPe may raise $75 mn

Kavya Kothiyal

Maternity and childcare social networking platform Healofy has returned as a fresh app in Google app store after a ban for alleged ....

6 June, 2019

Swiggy, UberEats India pause merger talks; Xiaomi may pick up stake in bus-tracker app Chalo

Payal Ganguly

After three to four months of negotiations, merger talks between online food delivery firm Swiggy and smaller rival Uber Eats ....

5 April, 2019

Exclusive: Zomato raising fresh capital from Delivery Hero, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online restaurant discovery and food delivery platform Zomato is raising around $62.25 million (Rs 440.86 crore) in a fresh funding ....

28 February, 2019

Used cars marketplace Truebil gets $14 mn to refuel growth

Binu Paul

Mumbai-based online marketplace for pre-owned cars Truebil has raised a fresh investment of Rs 100 core ($14 million at current ....

22 January, 2019
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Online lending platform Loantap bags $8 mn in fresh capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based LoanTap Financial Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a digital platform that offers loans and overdraft products to salaried ....

18 January, 2019

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: 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

Local language social platform Khidki raises fresh funding

Payal Ganguly

Location-based local language social platform Khidki has raised an undisclosed sum in a round led by Axilor Ventures the investment ....

20 December, 2018

Why Mech Mocha’s Arpita Kapoor feels mobile gaming's future is in Tier 2, 3 cities

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Arpita Kapoor, founder and chief executive of mobile gaming startup Mech Mocha is very clear about the company’s focus -- ....

6 December, 2018

Exclusive: Mobile gaming startup Mech Mocha to raise $10 mn in Series B round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Kavya Kothiyal

Bengaluru-based mobile gaming startup Mech Mocha Game Studios Pvt. Ltd is raising up to $10 million (Rs 71 crore at current exchange ....

20 November, 2018

Social commerce platform Meesho pockets $50 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru- and California-based Meesho, an online marketplace for resellers, has raised $50 million (Rs 365 crore) in a Series ....

6 November, 2018

Exclusive: Venture debt firm Trifecta Capital backs used cars platform Truebil

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based online marketplace for pre-owned cars Truebil has raised $1.35 million (Rs 10 crore at current exchange rates) in ....

1 November, 2018

Exclusive: Used cars marketplace Truebil raises additional capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based Truebil, an online marketplace for pre-owned cars, has raised additional capital of close to $2 million (Rs 14.74 ....

16 October, 2018

Exclusive: Kalaari-backed used cars marketplace Truebil raises fresh capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based online marketplace for pre-owned cars Truebil has raised close to $1 million (Rs 7.40 crore at current exchange rates) ....

10 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