Facebook bets on Meesho to mark first startup investment in India

Binu Paul

Social networking giant Facebook has invested an undisclosed amount in social commerce platform Meesho to mark its first equity ....

13 June, 2019

Tiger Global leads $15.5 mn funding in accountant app OkCredit

Binu Paul

Accounting application provider OkCredit has raised $15.5 million (Rs 107.5 crore at current exchange rate) in its Series A funding ....

11 June, 2019

US accelerator Y Combinator selects a record number of India startups for summer batch

Binu Paul

Silicon Valley-headquartered accelerator Y Combinator has selected a record number of 15 startups from India for its 2019 summer ....

31 May, 2019

Fintech startup Chqbook gets a cheque from Harsha Bhogle; AccioJob raises fresh funding

Binu Paul

Gurugram-based fintech startup Chqbook has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle, the ....

1 May, 2019

Sachin Bansal circles micro-lender Chaitanya; personal loan platform Credy raises funding

Kavya Kothiyal

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal might acquire a 75% stake in Bengaluru-based microfinance firm Chaitanya Rural Intermediation ....

12 April, 2019

Payment gateway firm Cashfree to expand API banking platform with new funding round

Kavya Kothiyal

Payment gateway startup Cashfree is planning to expand its team and distribution of its application programming interface (API) ....

9 April, 2019

Ratio of great founders to native VC available is imbalanced: Y Combinator’s Adora Cheung

Shweta Sharma

Next month, Y Combinator (YC), the Mountain View, California-based accelerator known for seeding iconic technology startups such ....

9 April, 2019

In a first, Y Combinator to hold interviews in India for accelerator programme

Shweta Sharma

Silicon Valley-headquartered accelerator Y Combinator, which has spawned a number of prominent startups including accommodation-sharing company ....

28 March, 2019

Exclusive: Microlending startup RedCarpet gets fresh capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Microlending startup RedCarpet Tech Pvt. Ltd has secured $3.89 million (Rs 26.81 crore at current exchange rates) in a fresh round ....

27 March, 2019

Worker screening firm Hello Verify raises funding

Payal Ganguly

Worker screening platform Hello Verify India Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from multiple investors including ....

12 March, 2019

Meet the four Indian companies selected for Y Combinator’s winter 2019 batch

Shweta Sharma

US startup incubator Y Combinator has chosen for its winter batch this year four Indian companies dealing in robotics, e-commerce, ....

27 February, 2019

Online investment platform Groww raises Series A funding

Kavya Kothiyal

Groww, an online platform which sells mutual funds, has raised $6.2 million (Rs 44 crore) in a Series A round led by Sequoia Capital ....

23 January, 2019

Self-drive vehicle rental platform Drivezy raises Series B funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based AS Justride Tours and Travels Pvt. Ltd, which owns self-drive vehicle rental platform Drivezy, has raised $20 million ....

28 November, 2018

Debt-collection software maker Prodigal raises seed funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

California-based Prodigal Technologies, Inc., which offers software for debt collection, has raised seed money from US incubator ....

26 November, 2018

CarDekho acqui-hires Carbiqi to foray into auctioning of used cars

Shweta Sharma

Automobile portal CarDekho has acqui-hired used cars platform Carbiqi to mark its foray into the auction model, according to a ....

26 November, 2018

Social commerce platform Meesho pockets $50 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru- and California-based Meesho, an online marketplace for resellers, has raised $50 million (Rs 365 crore) in a Series ....

6 November, 2018

AI-based voice platform Observe.ai bags $8 mn from Nexus, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

California- headquartered Observe.ai, which also has a tech team in Bengaluru, has raised $8 million (Rs 55 crore at current exchange ....

14 August, 2018

Home rental marketplace ZiffyHomes raises funding from Y Combinator

Binu Paul

ZiffyHomes, an online marketplace for home rental services, has raised $120,000 (around Rs 82 lakh) from Silicon Valley-based ....

3 August, 2018

India needs more VC firms for Series A and beyond: Angel investor Ritesh Malik

Dearton Thomas Hector

A doctor by education, Ritesh Malik is not only an investor but an entrepreneur as well. Featured in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia ....

26 July, 2018

Social commerce platform Meesho raises Series B funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bangalore- and California-based Meesho, an online marketplace for resellers, has raised $11.5 million (Rs 77 crore) in a Series ....

7 June, 2018

Seed funding boost for parenting social network Healofy

Anand J

Healofy, a pregnancy-parenting social network, has raised $1 million (Rs 6.4 crore) in seed funding from impact investor Omidyar ....

14 March, 2018