Info Edge confirms Tencent investment in PolicyBazaar; may consider Zomato stake sale in April-May

Payal Ganguly

Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent Holdings now owns a minority stake in insurance platform PolicyBazaar, following the acquisition ....

13 November, 2019

Post RadiumOne, Gurbaksh Chahal seeks success again with RedLotus; in talks to raise $50 mn

Payal Ganguly

Serial entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal calls Hong Kong home these days. That’s where his latest startup, RedLotus, is headquartered ....

12 November, 2019
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Travis Kalanick building India team for cloud kitchen venture; Tencent invests in PolicyBazaar: Reports

Tanmay Tiwary

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick building an India team to operate CloudKitchens Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick has begun building ....

11 November, 2019

Tencent in talks to back early-stage Indian startups; govt panel discusses e-pharmacies’ regulation

Tanmay Tiwary

China-based internet major Tencent is reportedly in talks to back Gurgaon-based education technology startup Doubtnut and Bengaluru-based ....

6 November, 2019

Deal roundup: Naspers, Tencent, Toyota prop up tech startup funding to over $200 mn

Supriya Roy

Strategic investors stepped in this week to move the needle on dealmaking in India’s technology startup funding market. South ....

1 November, 2019

Deal Roundup: Tiger Global, Cars24 lead revival in tech startup funding

Supriya Roy

Funding activity in India’s technology startup market picked up pace in the third week of October, changing tracks from ....

18 October, 2019
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Soaring valuations and Udaan’s bid to crack the B2B ecommerce code

Payal Ganguly

B2B ecommerce marketplace Udaan created a record last year when it crossed the $1 billion valuation mark, making it the quickest ....

14 October, 2019

Deal Talk: Naspers, Tencent may invest in Pine Labs; Digifin may raise seed funding from Sequoia, Matrix Partners

Team TC

TechCircle brings you a round-up of technology investments and M&A deals reported from across newsrooms. Naspers, Tencent ....

10 October, 2019

TechThisWeek: Ecommerce festival sales; Tencent and Udaan; Zomato, Quikr

Shweta Sharma & Payal Ganguly & Vignesh Ananthraj

The Big Billion Day and Great Indian Festival seem to be ringing all the right notes for ecommerce giants Flipkart and Amazon ....

5 October, 2019

Tencent joins investor consortium to pump $585 million into Udaan

Shweta Sharma

Hiveloop Technology, the Bengaluru based company that owns B2B ecommerce platform Udaan, has raised $585 million in a growth funding ....

3 October, 2019
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Deal Talk: Tencent invests in PolicyBazaar; NoBroker, MyGate and ShopClues receive funding

Shweta Sharma

TechCircle brings you a round-up of technology investments and M&A deals reported from across newsrooms. PolicyBazaar Chinese ....

23 September, 2019

Deal Talk: OYO to raise $200 mn for more US deals; WeWork India buyout plans delayed

Supriya Roy

TechCircle brings you a round-up of technology investment and M&A deals reported from across newsrooms.  OYO to raise ....

18 September, 2019

Tiger Global may exit PolicyBazaar; Pixxel and Ace Turtle raise fresh capital: Reports

Team TC

Space technology startup Pixxel and ecommerce enabler Ace Turtle have raised fresh funding rounds according to media reports. ....

15 July, 2019

Funding Roundup: Edtech, B2B platforms shine in a moderate week for startup funding

Om Athavale

Byju’s, the ed-tech unicorn owned by Bengaluru-based Think and Learn Private Limited, shored up the  startup funding ....

12 July, 2019

Tencent joins fintech startup NiYO Solutions’ Series B round

Binu Paul

Finnew Solutions Pvt Ltd, a Bengaluru based fintech startup that offers neo-banking services under the brand NiYO Solutions, has ....

9 July, 2019

Flipkart says compliant with FDI rules; Tencent, Paytm may invest in MX Player

Payal Ganguly

Flipkart chief executive Kalyan Krishnamurthy said that the Walmart-backed e-commerce platform was compliant with the foreign ....

3 July, 2019

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

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s turns profitable for 2018-19

Payal Ganguly

Education-technology unicorn Byju’s said on Thursday it has turned profitable for the financial year ended March 2019. Revenue ....

30 May, 2019

PhonePe seeks $1 bn from Tencent, Tiger Global; Lenskart may enter unicorn club: Reports

Binu Paul

PhonePe, the digital payments arm of Walmart-owned e-commerce giant Flipkart, is in discussions with leading global investors ....

27 May, 2019

Byju’s valuation crosses $5 bn with funding from General Atlantic, Tencent

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s, owned by Think & Learn Pvt. Ltd, has raised $31.3 million (Rs 215 crore at current exchange ....

22 March, 2019

Fantasy sports startup HalaPlay raises Series A funding

Kavya Kothiyal

Mumbai-based fantasy sports startup HalaPlay Technologies Pvt. Ltd said it has raised Rs 40 crore ($5 million at current exchange ....

18 March, 2019