Apr 09, 2021 11:30 AM IST
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
- Apr 09, 2021 08:19 AM IST
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
- Apr 08, 2021 03:22 PM IST
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.
- Apr 08, 2021 07:53 AM IST
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
- Apr 07, 2021 09:55 AM IST
API Holdings is the third startup to join the billion-dollar club this week after Meesho and CRED.
- Apr 05, 2021 06:54 PM IST
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.
- Apr 02, 2021 04:52 PM IST
In just one week, Indian startups have raised a billion dollars. We look at some the largest deals of the week and who invested.
- Mar 26, 2021 04:25 PM IST
A big week for startup funding with over $700 million raised this week alone across sectors. More so, secondary transactions picked up momentum too.
- Mar 26, 2021 03:28 PM IST
The non-banking lender becomes India's fourth unicorn in 2021after Digit Insurance, SaaS firm Innovaccer and business to business marketplace Infra.market.
- Mar 24, 2021 05:57 PM IST
Dream Sports' valuation doubled to $5 billion in less than six months
- Mar 23, 2021 07:57 AM IST
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
- Mar 21, 2021 09:34 AM IST
The funds will be used to expand domestic customer base, international growth expansion and to accelerate product development
- Mar 19, 2021 03:21 PM IST
Here's a snapshot of startup funding for the week ended March 19, 2021.
- Mar 18, 2021 07:26 PM IST
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
- Mar 16, 2021 10:05 AM IST
Co-Founder Madhusudanan R said the company plans to expand to Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam.
- Mar 16, 2021 09:30 AM IST
The funding round will be led by Falcon Edge's Alpha Wave Incubation Fund, with participation from Cred’s existing investors Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital, Ribbit Capital and DST Global
- Mar 15, 2021 04:12 PM IST
The growing number of unicorns, and the increasing pace of reaching that valuation can be attributed to a buoyant funding environment over the years.
- Mar 10, 2021 11:06 AM IST
Capital Fresh said it will use the funds to “deepen its sourcing and distribution networks” and invest in people and technology.
- Mar 09, 2021 10:15 AM IST
Insurance technology startup Riskcovry will use the funds to invest in its data science team and products, build new insurance products and quadruple its partner network in the next 18 months
- Mar 05, 2021 10:24 AM IST
After the failure of talks between the potential lender consortium and Vi, the company is already exploring other potential funding partners.
- Mar 02, 2021 03:03 PM IST
This fundraise will help them launch in the Middle East and expand globally in the near future, according to a statement by the company.
- Feb 27, 2021 02:32 PM IST
Semi-cooked foods, personal loans and ed-tech were among other sectors that saw funding activity
- Feb 25, 2021 02:16 PM IST
Sharechat had earlier raised $100 million from Twitter and others in August 2019 and another $40 million from existing investors in September 2020.
- Feb 22, 2021 04:01 PM IST
The trust has so far given approvals to 164 projects involving an investment of more than Rs 15,000 crore, which will help complete around 1,00,000 homes
- Feb 19, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Temasek-owned InnoVen Capital's annual report says that about 77 percent of startups consider growth a focus area over profitability. While surprising, there is more to it.