Low-value VC investments dominated IoT segment in 2018: GlobalData

Anirban Ghoshal

Venture capital (VC) investments in the Internet of Things (IoT) segment fluctuated during 2018, with the overall deal volume ....

18 April, 2019

SaaS firm SurveySparrow pockets seed cheque

Payal Ganguly

SurveySparrow, a cloud-based customer experience platform which offers tools for online surveys, has raised $1.4 million (around ....

2 April, 2019
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Faasos parent Rebel Foods secures first tranche of Series D round

Binu Paul

Rebel Foods, an internet kitchen platform which owns and operates a number of brands including Faasos and Behrouz Biryani, has ....

13 March, 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

Startups bullish about fundraising but hiring still a pain point: TechCircle survey

Kavya Kothiyal

A record year for fundraising in the Indian startup ecosystem has made entrepreneurs bullish about their prospects of raising ....

19 February, 2019

Naspers Ventures’ Ashutosh Sharma on why startups must focus on building platforms

Kavya Kothiyal

Naspers has long been one of the most prolific technology investors in India, with the South African conglomerate outpacing many ....

14 February, 2019
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Exclusive: Rivigo inches closer to unicorn tag with fresh fundraise

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Logistics-technology firm Rivigo Services Pvt. Ltd has raised $35.6 million (around Rs 255 crore at current exchange rates) in ....

6 February, 2019

AI driving assistant firm Kruzr raises seed funding

Binu Paul

Kruzr, which offers digital driving assistants to clients of automobile insurers, has raised $1.3 million (Rs 9.5 crore) of seed ....

1 February, 2019

Why 3one4 Capital is keen on enterprise intelligence and automation

Kavya Kothiyal

Bengaluru-based venture capital firm 3one4 Capital was founded by Pranav Pai and Siddarth Pai, sons of TV Mohandas Pai, former ....

14 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: From Bansals to unsung founders, meet the year’s movers and shakers

Team TC

The Indian startup ecosystem’s top newsmakers this year were a combination of usual suspects and surprise packages. From ....

31 December, 2018
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Norms tweaked for listing Indian startups on stock exchanges

Ankit Doshi

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Wednesday approved norms for the listing of tech-oriented startups and new-age ....

12 December, 2018

Sateesh Andra on what Endiya Partners has in common with PV Sindhu's coach

Snigdha Sengupta

Early-stage investment firm Endiya Partners is nearly two years into its $26 million debut fund and has built a portfolio of a ....

17 October, 2018

What ShareChat’s $100-mn funding round means for native language content platforms

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ShareChat, the native language social networking platform, catapulted into the big league of local consumer internet startups ....

24 September, 2018

Sequoia-backed enterprise RPA firm UiPath looks to grow India footprint

Kavya Kothiyal

US-headquartered firm UiPath, which offers robotic process automation (RPA) solutions for enterprises, said it plans to expand ....

19 September, 2018

Sequoia, Nexus & SAIF hike stakes in online learning platform Unacademy

Kavya Kothiyal

Early-stage VC firm WaterBridge Ventures has exited its investment in Unacademy after selling its stake in the online learning ....

3 September, 2018

Why Indian startups are set to open new frontiers with emerging tech

Dilipkumar Khandelwal

In the early days, it was not easy for startups in India to get investment or the right mentorship. Startups often moved their ....

28 August, 2018

Indian co-working market large enough to accommodate 4-5 big players: Awfis' Ramani

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Late last month, co-working venture Awfis raised $20 million in its Series C round of funding from existing backers including ....

21 August, 2018

India will have 50 bn digital identities in 5 years: LoginRadius CEO Rakesh Soni

Binu Paul

LoginRadius, a cloud-based customer identity management platform, raised $17 million last month in a Series A funding round from ....

14 August, 2018

Keep asking questions and 6 other tips for entrepreneurs courting investors

Dhruv Agarwala

Your bootstrapped startup has developed a great product that has begun to gain traction among customers and has generated buzz ....

6 August, 2018

Exit options fade when startups raise too much money: Prime Venture's Sanjay Swamy

Anand J

Prime Venture Partners, an early-stage investment firm started in 2011, aims to bring more than just money to the table. Its three ....

13 June, 2018

Exploring the 'Shangri-La' of good unit economics

Devang Mehta

‘Shangri-La’ refers to a fictional place in the mountains where everything is harmonious and plentiful. In the startup ....

11 June, 2018