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
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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
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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

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s raises fresh funding at nearly $4 bn valuation

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s, run by Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, has raised $4.76 million (Rs 33.2 crore at current exchange rates) ....

11 March, 2019
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Chinese bicycle-sharing firm Mobike to pull out of some Asian countries

Reuters

Chinese dockless bike-sharing company Mobike said on Monday it will pull out of some Asian countries and re-evaluate its units ....

11 March, 2019

Alibaba quarterly profit exceeds market expectations

Reuters

E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported quarterly profit far above market expectations and played down worries of ....

31 January, 2019

Hike pivots to multi-app approach in bid to boost growth

Payal Ganguly

Hike, the country’s smallest unicorn in terms of revenues, has decided to pivot to a multi-app approach in its latest strategic ....

10 January, 2019

Byju's FY18 revenue doubles, loss almost halves

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ed-tech startup Byju’s sharply narrowed its loss for the year through March 2018, as a two-fold jump in operating revenue ....

8 January, 2019

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

Food-tech unicorn Swiggy secures $1 bn in new round as valuation nearly triples

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online food delivery startup Swiggy has raised $1 billion (just short of Rs 7,000 crore at current exchange rates) in a fresh ....

20 December, 2018

Ed-tech unicorn Byju's raises $540 mn led by Naspers

Binu Paul

Bengaluru-based Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, which runs ed-tech startup Byju’s, has raised $540 million (Rs 3,855 crore at ....

17 December, 2018

Exclusive: Byju’s lines up another $100 mn in extended funding round

Anand J & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s is in talks to raise another $100 million (around Rs 720 crore at current exchange rates) as part ....

12 December, 2018

Byju's scoops up more than $300 mn in new round, valuation skyrockets

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, which operates ed-tech venture Byju’s, has raised $322.64 million (around Rs 2,300 crore at current ....

11 December, 2018

Reboot: Why ibibo’s founder chose wealth management as his next destination

Dearton Thomas Hector

TechCircle presents Founders Reboot, a new fortnightly series in which we profile successful Indian entrepreneurs who have chosen ....

5 December, 2018

Exclusive: Swiggy close to securing $900 mn in fresh funding round led by Naspers

Kavya Kothiyal & Snigdha Sengupta

Online food delivery startup Swiggy is close to finalising a term sheet to raise up to $900 million (about Rs 6,625 crore at current ....

18 October, 2018