Mobility startups Rentongo, Bounce spar on failed acquisition talks

Binu Paul

RentOnGo, an online marketplace for renting bikes, was forced to shutter operations when rival Bounce, owned by Bengaluru-based ....

11 October, 2019

Bounce, Acko, consumer startups to rate users based on shared data

Shweta Sharma

Consumer-facing startups will no longer tolerate bad behaviour from users. Leading startups such as Bounce and Acko, among others, ....

11 October, 2019
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How Sachin Bansal is spending his $1 bn-plus Flipkart fortune

Supriya Roy

After selling his stake in Flipkart, the ecommerce firm he founded with IIT Delhi buddy Binny Bansal over a decade ago, Sachin ....

10 October, 2019

Ola primes for 3X growth in two-wheeler mobility business

Tanmay Tiwary

Ride hailing platform Ola has expanded its two-wheeler services to 150 cities across India. Ola claims it is making “inroads ....

13 September, 2019

Deal Talk: Vogo, Bounce and MobikWik in talks to raise funds; Endiya Partners backs EV startup Cell Propulsion

Shweta Sharma

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

11 September, 2019

Swiggy launches Swiggy Go, expands Swiggy Stores to Hyderabad, Bengaluru

Team TC

Food technology unicorn Swiggy has rolled out Swiggy Go, an instant pick up and drop service, in Bengaluru. The food delivery ....

4 September, 2019
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Hero group promoter, Micromax co-founder, others back electric cab-hailing platform Blu Smart

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ahmedabad- and Gurugram-based Blu Smart, which operates intra-city electric cab aggregation platform, has raised $2.2 million ....

16 August, 2019

Swiggy partners with Bounce for taxi-bike pilot project: Report

Team TC

Bengaluru-based food delivery service platform Swiggy has tied up with scooter-sharing platform Bounce for a bike-taxi pilot project ....

9 August, 2019

Exclusive: Mobility startup Bounce to raise $200 mn from Accel, B Capital, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Wickedride Adventure Services, the Bengaluru based startup that owns and operates dockless scooter rentals platform Bounce, is ....

8 August, 2019

Bike-sharing startup Bounce clocks 5mn rides

Team TC

Bengaluru-based bike-renting platform Bounce recently completed five million rides. The platform also clocked 60,000 rides ....

31 July, 2019
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Bounce plans to raise $30 mn; PhonePe gets fresh funds

Team TC

Scooter rental platform Bounce likely to get more funds from existing investors. Flipkart-owned PhonePe gets over $100 million. ....

30 July, 2019

Electric tractor maker Cellestial E-Mobility gets $200K angel funding

Tanmay Tiwary

Hyderabad-based electric tractor startup Cellestial E-Mobility has raised $200,000 (Rs 1.37 crore at the current exchange rate) ....

23 July, 2019

Smart e-scooter startup BattRE raises funding from ex-Tata Motors’ HR chief

Shweta Sharma

Jaipur-based smart electric scooter startup BattRE has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in its angel round from ex-Tata ....

8 July, 2019

Exclusive: Falcon Edge-backed mobility startup Bounce in talks to raise $50 mn for EV push

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt Ltd, the Bengaluru-based company that operates dockless urban mobility platform Bounce, is lining ....

8 July, 2019

Budget 2019: Rs 1.5 lakh tax relief on loans to buy EVs, GST may be reduced to 5%

Team TC

Presenting her first budget today, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman offered a tax incentive of Rs 1.5 lakh on the interest ....

5 July, 2019

Budget 2019: Startups want easier taxation norms, KYC rules

Team TC

Ahead of the first annual budget of Modi 2.0, emerging technology companies across sectors and startups in the Indian ecosystem ....

4 July, 2019

Funding roundup: Large bets on three sectors lift deal value above $350 mn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

A string of big-ticket transactions propelled the value of deals past the $350-million mark in the third week of June. This marked ....

21 June, 2019

K Ganesh, former Myntra CEO back scooter sharing platform Vogo

Kavya Kothiyal

Scooter-sharing platform Vogo Automotive Pvt. Ltd said it has raised an undisclosed amount within a fortnight of venture debt ....

18 June, 2019

B Capital, Falcon Edge lead $72 mn bet on scooter-sharing platform Bounce

Binu Paul

Bounce, a dockless scooter- and bicycle-sharing platform, has raised around $72 million (Rs 504 crore) in its Series C round of ....

17 June, 2019

Uber ties up with Yulu to offer e-bikes in Bengaluru

Om Athavale

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has tied up with micro-mobility platform service Yulu to offer electric bikes to users ....

10 May, 2019

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