Ronnie Screwvala

Online education marketplace Udemy sets up Gurugram office to deepen India operations

Binu Paul

Online learning marketplace Udemy, Inc. has established an employee hub in Gurugram as the San Francisco-headquartered firm looks ....

18 March, 2019

Ronnie Screwvala’s UpGrad acquires online job skilling platform Acadview

Binu Paul

Media entrepreneur and investor Ronnie Screwvala's ed-tech startup UpGrad Education Pvt. Ltd has acquired Acadview Software ....

29 October, 2018

Lenskart founders pare stake, raise $3.5 mn from Unilazer Ventures

Varun Arora

Media entrepreneur-turned-investor Ronnie Screwvala's Unilazer Ventures has invested Rs 24 crore ($3.5 million) in eyewear retailer ....

9 January, 2017

Exclusive: AI startup raises additional funding from Unilazer

Arti Singh

Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence startup has raised Rs 3 crore in a new round of funding led by Haresh Chawla, ....

6 December, 2016

Edu-tech startup UpGrad acqui-hires learning platform Pyoopil

Binu Paul

Media industry veteran Ronnie Screwvala's education-technology startup UpGrad has acqui-hired Pyoopil Education Technologies ....

17 October, 2016

Why Ronnie Screwvala's ed-tech startup UpGrad faces an uphill climb

Varun Arora

Every year nearly two lakh students compete for barely 4,000 seats at the premier Indian Institutes of Management; in other words, ....

1 July, 2016

Ratan Tata backs artificial intelligence startup

Arti Singh

Bangalore-based artificial intelligence startup has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from Ratan Tata, chairman ....

19 May, 2016

Why Ronnie Screwvala exited Arre and what it means for the OTT segment

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

Ronnie Screwvala, one of India's best-known media entrepreneurs, has exited digital content platform Arré barely a year after ....

28 April, 2016

Starting up is great but staying the course is key

Ronnie Screwvala

What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? Ability to take risks, a great idea, passion…I believe it takes much ....

22 April, 2016

Ronnie Screwvala-founded UpGrad names Anshul Khandelwal marketing head

Binu Paul

UpGrad, an online education startup co-founded by entrepreneur-cum-private investor Ronnie Screwvala, has appointed former ....

11 February, 2016

Co-founder B Saikumar acquires controlling stake in digital media startup Arré

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

Just ahead of the launch of digital media venture Arré, the company's shareholding pattern has been realigned. B Saikumar, ....

12 February, 2016

Insurance policy aggregator Easypolicy gets $2.2M from Unilazer, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online insurance policy aggregator has raised $2.2 million (Rs 15 crore) in a fresh round of funding led by ....

21 January, 2016

Ronnie Screwvala's Unilazer backs phone accessories maker DailyObjects


Mobile phone accessories maker DailyObjects has raised Rs 9 crore from Ronnie Screwvala-promoted Unilazer and others. The online-only ....

19 January, 2016

How Arre is readying its content play

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

It's no more about the 'wow' factor, rather 'Arré' is the new way of wooing Indian audiences online. Arré, the yet-to-be-launched ....

23 December, 2015

Ronnie Screwvala's Arré buys VC-backed video streaming venture Apalya

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

U Digital Content Private Ltd, which owns yet to be launched digital media brand Arre, has acquired Apalya Technologies Pvt Ltd ....

22 December, 2015

Ronnie Screwvala's Unilazer seedfunds AI startup

Binu Paul

Ronnie Screwvala's Unilazer Ventures has invested an undisclosed amount in seed funding in a stealth-mode artificial intelligence ....

29 October, 2015

Home services startup Timesaverz raises $2.3M from Unilazer

Binu Paul

Mumbai-based Timesaverz Dotcom Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates online marketplace for home services, has raised ....

19 August, 2015

Ronnie Screwvala, former Network18 CEO team up to float digital media firm


Media industry veteran Ronnie Screwvala, who has turned into an entrepreneur cum private investor after selling UTV to Disney, ....

21 January, 2015

Ronnie Screwvala floats online education venture, to initially invest around $16M

Anuradha Verma & Anuradha Verma

Media industry veteran Ronnie Screwvala, who has turned into an entrepreneur cum private investor after selling UTV to Disney, ....

14 January, 2015

Online media startup Oximity raises over $600K from Ronnie Screwvala, K Ganesh, others

Sainul K

London-based online media startup Oximity Ltd has secured $620,000 in seed funding from a group of individuals, including Ronnie ....

27 March, 2014

Ronnie Screwvala's Unilazer Ventures invests in grocery e-tailer EkStop, picks up 25% stake

Anand Rai

EkStop Shop Pvt Ltd, the company that owns and operates the online grocery store, has raised an undisclosed amount ....

6 January, 2014