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  • Fintech startups raised record $22.8 billion in Q1 2021: Report May 11, 2021 11:22 AM IST

    Fintech startups raised record $22.8 billion in Q1 2021: Report

    Fintechs globally raised more than double the previous quarter, indicating the soaring demand for digital financial services during the pandemic, as more people stay at home. Robinhood, Stripe and many more touched record valuations and user numbers.

  • This week in start-up funding: startups witness Seed and Series A deals  May 07, 2021 09:34 PM IST

    This week in start-up funding: startups witness Seed and Series A deals 

    Startup funding tapered this week after multi-million dollar rounds in the previous weeks

  • Explained | What is revenue-based financing and why it is becoming popular May 07, 2021 06:58 PM IST

    Explained | What is revenue-based financing and why it is becoming popular

    Many early-stage ventures and even small businesses are opting for revenue-based financing (RBF) instead of approaching venture funds or angel investors. Below is a primer on how it works

  • Exclusive: Ola investor Matrix eyes $75m cash gain in secondary sale, $400m new fund May 07, 2021 08:22 AM IST

    Exclusive: Ola investor Matrix eyes $75m cash gain in secondary sale, $400m new fund

    Matrix Partners India is one of the country's largest venture capital firms, but its gains from startups have paled compared to peers. Now Matrix is looking to fix that by selling a stake in Ola, even as its other lucrative bets lead to a record $400 million new fund.

  • piVentures looks to raise second fund of up to Rs 750 crore Apr 27, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    piVentures looks to raise second fund of up to Rs 750 crore

    piVentures is looking to raise a second venture fund nearly thrice the size of its first fund to invest in AI and deep tech startups.

  • LEAD School raises $30 million from GSV Ventures, Westbridge Apr 26, 2021 12:15 PM IST

    LEAD School raises $30 million from GSV Ventures, Westbridge

    Investor interest in edtech startups continues, with LEAD School raising two rounds in less than a year.

  • Alteria Capital invests Rs 70 crore debt in Dealshare Apr 22, 2021 08:45 AM IST

    Alteria Capital invests Rs 70 crore debt in Dealshare

    E-commerce firm Dealshare raises debt from Alteria Capital ahead of an equity infusion led by Tiger Global.

  • Exclusive | Tiger Global in talks to back less than a year-old Dukaan at $300 million valuation Apr 20, 2021 07:54 AM IST

    Exclusive | Tiger Global in talks to back less than a year-old Dukaan at $300 million valuation

    Tiger continues its dealmaking frenzy in India, armed a new $6.7 billion fund. Its latest investment Dukaan is seen by investors as one of the most promising startups in recent times

  • Spintly raises Rs 4.6 crore extended seed funding led by Riso Capital Apr 16, 2021 09:21 AM IST

    Spintly raises Rs 4.6 crore extended seed funding led by Riso Capital

    Lead investor Riso Capital’s founder and partner Sri Purisai said they were excited about Spintly as it offered enterprise grade Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) stack to a growing building automation market.

  • PE inflows in India real estate up 19% in FY21, investors eye portfolio deals across cities Apr 15, 2021 12:01 PM IST

    PE inflows in India real estate up 19% in FY21, investors eye portfolio deals across cities

    Foreign PE investors contribute 93% of total PE inflows - investments by foreign funds almost doubled from $3 billion in FY20 to $5.8 billion in FY21.

  • Opinion | Startup billions—valuation is in the eye of the beholder Apr 09, 2021 11:30 AM IST

    Opinion | Startup billions—valuation is in the eye of the beholder

    Startups are again flush with funds so much so that a unicorn is born every day. Sceptics also abound. What really is happening? And should startups be viewed from the same vantage as old-economy businesses? Read on

  • Alteria Capital hits Rs 1,325 crore first close for second debt fund Apr 09, 2021 08:19 AM IST

    Alteria Capital hits Rs 1,325 crore first close for second debt fund

    Alteria Capital has raised Rs 1,325 crore for its second venture debt fund, the latest sign of the startup funding frenzy that grips India

  • VC firm India Quotient’s first investment in ShareChat grew 540 times. They say that’s just the start Apr 08, 2021 03:22 PM IST

    VC firm India Quotient’s first investment in ShareChat grew 540 times. They say that’s just the start

    India Quotient's investment in social media firm ShareChat was ridiculed and questioned by many for years. While some questions still linger, the investment is an unmitigated success, and investors expect the unicorn to have a monthly revenue of $40-50 million in 2-1/2 years. Here's how and what happened.

  • OfBusiness raises $110 million led by Falcon Edge, valued at close to $800 million Apr 08, 2021 07:53 AM IST

    OfBusiness raises $110 million led by Falcon Edge, valued at close to $800 million

    Lending firm OfBusiness has raised $110 million valuing it at close $800 million, nearly triple its valuation from less than two years ago. The deal is also important given that small business lenders were among the worst hit during the pandemic and yet, some have recovered to become even stronger

  • PharmEasy parent API Holdings raises $350 million at $1.5 billion valuation, enters unicorn club  Apr 07, 2021 09:55 AM IST

    PharmEasy parent API Holdings raises $350 million at $1.5 billion valuation, enters unicorn club 

    API Holdings is the third startup to join the billion-dollar club this week after Meesho and CRED. 

  • 'Our and Byju’s values were very similar,' says Aakash Chaudhry on billion-dollar acquisition Apr 05, 2021 06:54 PM IST

    'Our and Byju’s values were very similar,' says Aakash Chaudhry on billion-dollar acquisition

    Aakash Chaudhry, managing director of the test prep firm, talks about why they sold to Byju's for a billion dollars, the future of education, and why offline classes are still important.

  • Last week in startup funding: Big rounds all around Apr 02, 2021 04:52 PM IST

    Last week in startup funding: Big rounds all around

    In just one week, Indian startups have raised a billion dollars. We look at some the largest deals of the week and who invested.

  • Last week in startup funding: Large rounds in gaming, secondary deals gain momentum  Mar 26, 2021 04:25 PM IST

    Last week in startup funding: Large rounds in gaming, secondary deals gain momentum 

    A big week for startup funding with over $700 million raised this week alone across sectors. More so, secondary transactions picked up momentum too.

  • Five Star Finance raises $234 million from Sequoia, KKR, valued at $1.4 billion Mar 26, 2021 03:28 PM IST

    Five Star Finance raises $234 million from Sequoia, KKR, valued at $1.4 billion

    The non-banking lender becomes India's fourth unicorn in 2021after Digit Insurance, SaaS firm Innovaccer and business to business marketplace Infra.market.

  • Ideas For Profit | Shriram Transport Finance Company: Time to pick up the stock as market consolidates Mar 25, 2021 09:39 PM IST

    Ideas For Profit | Shriram Transport Finance Company: Time to pick up the stock as market consolidates

    Shriram Transport Finance Company is a large deposit-taking NBFC and a strong survivor post the mayhem ushered in first by the IL&FS crisis and then the pandemic, the company focuses on funding in the used vehicles market. It has a diversified funding base and could continue to garner funds from these sources. Watch this video to know more about the company and why you should think of investing here.

  • Dream11 parent valued at $5 billion in $400 million secondary funding round Mar 24, 2021 05:57 PM IST

    Dream11 parent valued at $5 billion in $400 million secondary funding round

    Dream Sports' valuation doubled to $5 billion in less than six months

  • Exclusive: Moglix valuation to triple to $1 billion, Falcon Edge to invest Mar 23, 2021 07:57 AM IST

    Exclusive: Moglix valuation to triple to $1 billion, Falcon Edge to invest

    Industrial goods marketplace will be India's fifth unicorn- billion dollar private companies- in the third month of 2021. Its valuation is set to triple from less than two years ago. Its investors includr Ratan Tata, VC firms Accel, Sequoia Capital and Tiger Global

  • NeoDove raises $1.5 million from India Quotient, to expand business: Report Mar 21, 2021 09:34 AM IST

    NeoDove raises $1.5 million from India Quotient, to expand business: Report

    The funds will be used to expand domestic customer base, international growth expansion and to accelerate product development

  • Last week in startup funding: Policybazaar’s pre-IPO round, space tech funding and more Mar 19, 2021 03:21 PM IST

    Last week in startup funding: Policybazaar’s pre-IPO round, space tech funding and more

    Here's a snapshot of startup funding for the week ended March 19, 2021.

  • Rental space platform Livve raises $1.5 million in seed funding from angel investors Mar 18, 2021 07:26 PM IST

    Rental space platform Livve raises $1.5 million in seed funding from angel investors

    For property owners, Livve provides assured rentals and for tenants, it provides low deposits and a standardized living experience. Furniture is uniform across all properties

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