Rebel Foods backer Lightbox closes third fund at $209 mn

Anand J

Lightbox, the Mumbai-based venture capital firm that has backed startups such as Droom, Rebel Foods and Furlenco, has closed its ....

17 September, 2019

Lightbox’s Sandeep Murthy on food-tech’s resurgence and ed-tech's pain points

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Lightbox likes to keep things simple. Unlike its peers which prefer to spread their bets, the Mumbai-based venture capital firm ....

27 February, 2019
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Higher education platform Leverage Edu raises pre-Series A funding

Payal Ganguly

Higher-education and career-growth platform Leverage Edu said it has raised over$1 million (Rs 7 crore) in its pre-Series A round ....

15 January, 2019

Why ed-tech startups have a lot to learn before scaling new highs

Kavya Kothiyal

Customer demand and the success stories of firms such as Byju’s, Toppr and Embibe, to name a few, have made investors ‘cautiously ....

27 August, 2018

Reliance Industries to invest $180 mn in ed-tech startup Embibe

Dearton Thomas Hector

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) will invest $180 million (Rs 1,175 crore) in ed-tech startup Embibe, as India’s biggest private-sector ....

13 April, 2018

Focussing on follow-on investments rather than new bets: Lightbox’s Sid Talwar

Priya Prasad

Mumbai-based venture capital firm Lightbox Ventures was set up in 2014 by Sandeep Murthy and Siddharth, or Sid, Talwar. Prior ....

9 April, 2018
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Outlook 2016: 12 women entrepreneurs to watch out for

Disha Sharma & Nishant Sharma

Even as the Bansals and the Yadavs hogged the limelight for the most part of 2015, there was a set of women entrepreneurs silently ....

20 January, 2016

Mumbai-based online test prep startup Embibe raises $4M from Lightbox & Kalaari Capital

Peer

Mumbai-based Individual Learning Pvt Ltd that runs Embibe.com, an online test prep portal specialising in engineering entrance ....

5 May, 2014