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  • E-commerce player Snapdeal leads funding charts in 2016 Feb 03, 2017 02:07 PM IST

    E-commerce player Snapdeal leads funding charts in 2016

    Snapdeal turned out be one of the most invested online retailer in 2016 having received USD 200 million in Series I round by Iron Pillar Fund and Ontario Teacher‘s Pension Plan.

  • AppsFlyer raises $56 mn from Qumra Capital, 3 others Jan 18, 2017 02:28 PM IST

    AppsFlyer raises $56 mn from Qumra Capital, 3 others

    This was led by new investors Qumra Capital, Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP) and Pitango Growth.

  • Flipkart leads loss tally in 2016 followed by Amazon, Snapdeal Jan 18, 2017 10:43 AM IST

    Flipkart leads loss tally in 2016 followed by Amazon, Snapdeal

    The mounting losses for e-commerce firms indicating heavy spends on marketing to up the gross merchandise value (GMV) last year.

  • Healthcare tech VC funding in crosses $5bn: Mercom Jan 17, 2017 06:40 PM IST

    Healthcare tech VC funding in crosses $5bn: Mercom

    Venture capital (VC) funding, including private equity as well as corporate, rose to USD 5.1 billion in the healthcare IT sector last year through 622 deals, says a report.

  • Flipkart invests $2 million in parenting social network Tinystep Jan 17, 2017 01:40 PM IST

    Flipkart invests $2 million in parenting social network Tinystep

    According to a report by Research and Markets, Indian baby care market is poised to grow at the rate of 13.66 percent CAGR over the coming years

  • UpGrad to offer entrepreneurship program under Start Up India Jan 16, 2017 06:30 PM IST

    UpGrad to offer entrepreneurship program under Start Up India

    Online education provider UpGrad has launched an entrepreneurship programme under government's 'Start Up India' initiative to provide insights into areas like validation of ideas, funding and legal framework for new businesses.

  • Fynd secures funding from FB executive Anand Chandrasekaran Jan 05, 2017 11:13 AM IST

    Fynd secures funding from FB executive Anand Chandrasekaran

    Fynd optimises delivery time for online shoppers by sourcing products from the outlets nearest to the customer. It sells fashion apparel, bags and accessories on its platform.

  • Startup investments decline by half to USD 3.9 billion in 2016 Dec 30, 2016 05:03 PM IST

    Startup investments decline by half to USD 3.9 billion in 2016

    The past year saw massive rationalisation by VCs they became cautious in investing large amount of funds or taking risky bets. Even as large part of their funds remains unspent, VC firms are likely to extend their cautiousness to 2017. In the New Year, startups are expected to suffer from the after-effects of demonetisation.

  • On-demand delivery service Shadowfax raises $10 mn in Series B Dec 26, 2016 05:56 PM IST

    On-demand delivery service Shadowfax raises $10 mn in Series B

    2016 has not been a very good year for startups, especially for the hyper-local segment which witnessed a major consolidation phase during the year. Companies like PepperTap, LocalBanya, Movincart and others were forced to shut operation – mainly due to lack of funds.

  • Legal-tech startup MyAdvo raises funding from CAN Dec 26, 2016 10:55 AM IST

    Legal-tech startup MyAdvo raises funding from CAN

    MyAdvo is an online marketplace that connects clients with lawyers for various kinds of legal services.

  • IAN invests close to USD 50 million in startups in 2016 Dec 22, 2016 07:32 PM IST

    IAN invests close to USD 50 million in startups in 2016

    IAN has a membership base of about 450 investors. In dollar terms, the network invested close to USD 50 million in startups, this year. IAN has invested in over 55 ventures over the last two years.

  • Rupaiya Exchange raises $200,000 in funding Nov 30, 2016 08:18 PM IST

    Rupaiya Exchange raises $200,000 in funding

    The company, which began its operations in November last year, has developed proprietary technology to assess users registered on its platform and perform credit checks on the borrowers.

  • Bonita closes 1st round of funding from individual investors Nov 30, 2016 05:20 PM IST

    Bonita closes 1st round of funding from individual investors

    The funding will be used mainly for brand-building and marketing activities to help Bonita take the next big leap as a brand.

  • Air India seeks Rs 2,188 cr equity infusion from govt: Sources Nov 29, 2016 09:59 PM IST

    Air India seeks Rs 2,188 cr equity infusion from govt: Sources

    Sources have told CNBC-TV18 that Air India has sent a second request to the government for second round of funding in form of equity infusion to aid its expansion plans.

  • Banks, FIs sanction Rs 1.08 lakh cr for renewables: Goyal Nov 24, 2016 05:28 PM IST

    Banks, FIs sanction Rs 1.08 lakh cr for renewables: Goyal

    Banks and financial institutions have sanctioned funding of Rs 1.08 lakh crore for renewable energy capacities of 42.71 GW since February 2015, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

  • AYE Finance raises Rs 70 crore in new round of funding Nov 22, 2016 10:04 PM IST

    AYE Finance raises Rs 70 crore in new round of funding

    Founded in 2014 by Sanjay Sharma and Vikram Jetley, AYE provides loans to micro and small, enterprises across India.

  • Koovs gets GBP 10.9 mn investment from TOI Group, others Nov 17, 2016 10:26 AM IST

    Koovs gets GBP 10.9 mn investment from TOI Group, others

    UK-based online fashion player Koovs plc has raised 10.9 million pounds (about Rs 92 crore) from existing and new shareholders, including 3.9 million pounds from the Times of India Group.

  • OnlineTyari gets Rs 20 cr led by Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Nov 08, 2016 05:34 PM IST

    OnlineTyari gets Rs 20 cr led by Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

    Mobile-first test preparation platform, OnlineTyari (OT) has raised Rs 20 crore, led by the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF).

  • BigBasket may consider raising $150 mn post March Nov 08, 2016 08:46 AM IST

    BigBasket may consider raising $150 mn post March

    Online grocer Bigbasket is on the lookout to raise another round of funding of USD 150 million sometime after March next year, an article in Mint today said. According to sources, this may be the last round of fund-raising before the company considers an initial public offer.

  • Avg size of startup funding up 27% to Rs 4.6 cr: Report Nov 06, 2016 01:46 PM IST

    Avg size of startup funding up 27% to Rs 4.6 cr: Report

    "Startups have an important role to play in the modern innovation economy. The national government has recognized this and startups have emerged as a focus area for policy making now," IIT Madras Director Bhaskar Ramamurthi said.

  • PE investment in RE increases 22 pc y-o-y, in Jan-Sept 2016 Nov 04, 2016 06:11 PM IST

    PE investment in RE increases 22 pc y-o-y, in Jan-Sept 2016

    Private equity investment in the real estate sector, has grown 22 per cent during January-September this year, to Rs 28,300 crores, from Rs 23,200 crores a year ago, reflecting improved confidence among investors to R

  • Why investors are still necessary for the real estate sector Nov 03, 2016 11:04 AM IST

    Why investors are still necessary for the real estate sector

    Although not many developers may be willing to publicly admit it, the fact is that developers find it advantageous to have investors as anchors for their projects. Developers need money, even before they can R

  • Its raining money: How Indian startups are attracting funds Nov 02, 2016 10:03 PM IST

    Its raining money: How Indian startups are attracting funds

    It's raining money in the Indian start up space. From Ola planning to raise funds to healthcare startup LetsMD getting backup from CAN and Lets venture, all latest happenings are here.

  • TalentNext.com raises $ 1 million from angel investors Nov 02, 2016 09:30 PM IST

    TalentNext.com raises $ 1 million from angel investors

    "Our aim is to support and augment the growth of promising talent across the country. This investment helps us expand to hundreds of cities across India and beyond the typical metropolitan and tier I regions," TalentNext.com CEO Shekhar Purohit said.

  • Ola likely in talks to raise $600 mn to spruce up operations Nov 02, 2016 08:39 AM IST

    Ola likely in talks to raise $600 mn to spruce up operations

    Cab aggregator Ola is believed to be in talks with new and existing investors including SoftBank Group to raise another round of funding of around USD 600 million by the year end, a report in the Mint today says.

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