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  • Rigi raises Rs 100 crore in funding from Elevation Capital, MS Dhoni and others Jan 25, 2023 08:42 AM IST

    Rigi raises Rs 100 crore in funding from Elevation Capital, MS Dhoni and others

  • Agritech sector to mint over eight unicorns by 2027: Report Dec 14, 2022 01:31 PM IST

    Agritech sector to mint over eight unicorns by 2027: Report

    This comes at a time when agritech has been receiving continued investor interest even as the rest of the ecosystem struggles through a funding winter, as per a report by Avendus Capital

  • Corporate Crossings | Real-money gaming firm Zupee appoints Maneesh Goel as CFO Dec 13, 2022 11:49 AM IST

    Corporate Crossings | Real-money gaming firm Zupee appoints Maneesh Goel as CFO

    Zupee offers a range of skill-based casual games such as Ludo, Snakes and Ladders and carrom on its mobile app

  • Shankar Sharma-backed drone startup's IPO opening on December 13 priced at Rs 52-54 Dec 06, 2022 08:51 AM IST

    Shankar Sharma-backed drone startup's IPO opening on December 13 priced at Rs 52-54

    Since it's an SME IPO, one lot for retail investors entails 2,000 shares meaning minimum investment of Rs 1.08 lakh

  • E-sports tournament platform Gamerji bags $3 million funding Nov 30, 2022 12:25 PM IST

    E-sports tournament platform Gamerji bags $3 million funding

    Gamerji plans to use the funds for its planned foray into Southeast Asia starting with Indonesia and Philippines, as well as to grow its platform in the MENA region

  • ISRO chief says 100 startups registered with space agency Nov 17, 2022 07:30 PM IST

    ISRO chief says 100 startups registered with space agency

    ISRO Chief S Somanath said out of the 100 start-ups at least 10 were working on developing satellites and rockets.

  • Diabetes care start-up BeatO raises $33 million in Series B led by Lightrock India Nov 16, 2022 10:44 AM IST

    Diabetes care start-up BeatO raises $33 million in Series B led by Lightrock India

    HealthQuad and Flipkart also participated in the Series B funding round

  • Start-up Masai School raises $10 million, Mithali Raj & Bhaichung Bhutia join as investors Nov 08, 2022 04:58 PM IST

    Start-up Masai School raises $10 million, Mithali Raj & Bhaichung Bhutia join as investors

    The career institute, which offers software development and data analytics programmes, designed to train and mould learners into skilled and job-ready professionals, currently has 7,000-plus enrolled students.

  • President Droupadi Murmu to launch start-up platform for women entrepreneurs Oct 04, 2022 09:01 AM IST

    President Droupadi Murmu to launch start-up platform for women entrepreneurs

    On the second day of her two-day visit to Gujarat, the president will also inaugurate or lay foundation stones of various projects related to education and tribal development at a function at Gujarat University.

  • Mental healthcare start-up Lissun raises $1 million in pre-seed round from IvyCap ventures Sep 28, 2022 12:01 PM IST

    Mental healthcare start-up Lissun raises $1 million in pre-seed round from IvyCap ventures

    The start-up says the funds raised will be used to develop technology and foster healthcare partnerships in 25 cities across India.

  • D2C brand Join Ventures bags $23.5 million funding from Motilal Oswal Sep 22, 2022 10:54 AM IST

    D2C brand Join Ventures bags $23.5 million funding from Motilal Oswal

    Two-year-old Join Ventures plans to use the funds to enhance technology and expand its captive dark stores' network. This is the second round raised by the startup this year after a $10 million Series-A round in February

  • Six health start-ups to get Rs 65 lakhs each under Pfizer’s INDovation programme Sep 12, 2022 04:40 PM IST

    Six health start-ups to get Rs 65 lakhs each under Pfizer’s INDovation programme

    Pfizer will provide the grant as well as mentorship and technical assistance to the six winning health start-ups while its programme partner Social Alpha will provide the programme acceleration support.

  • Karza Technologies co-founder buys Rs 70-crore duplex in Mumbai Sep 08, 2022 02:16 PM IST

    Karza Technologies co-founder buys Rs 70-crore duplex in Mumbai

    The duplex apartment is on the second and third floors of the Legacy building on Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road in Worli Sea Face area

  • Aksum Trademart plans to raise $25 million to fund growth Aug 27, 2022 04:17 PM IST

    Aksum Trademart plans to raise $25 million to fund growth

    Aksum Trademart has hired a boutique investment banking firm to help raise capital.

  • He bought his first car at 85, thanks to his startup’s ‘overnight success’ | Watch Jul 14, 2022 12:14 PM IST

    He bought his first car at 85, thanks to his startup’s ‘overnight success’ | Watch

    An 85-year-old entrepreneur from Gujarat has revealed how he bought his first car in his twilight years, thanks to the “overnight success” of his post-retirement start-up.

  • Nearly 60 start-ups registered with ISRO since opening of space sector: Union Minister Jul 11, 2022 10:03 PM IST

    Nearly 60 start-ups registered with ISRO since opening of space sector: Union Minister

    Union Minister Jitendra Singh said several of these start-ups are dealing with projects related to space debris management

  • Lightbulb.ai raises $1.5 million Jul 06, 2022 01:06 PM IST

    Lightbulb.ai raises $1.5 million

    The funds raised by the early-stage start-up will be deployed to deepen the datasets for their machine-learning technology and expand product offering of emotion and much more.

  • Bits To Billions | The Amagi story: These 3 engineers from Coimbatore want to disrupt media Jul 05, 2022 06:14 PM IST

    Bits To Billions | The Amagi story: These 3 engineers from Coimbatore want to disrupt media

    If the COVID-19 pandemic changed how people consume content, it also transformed how media and broadcast firms delivered content to their customers across the world with the rapid adoption of cloud-based software solutions. Bengaluru-based unicorn Amagi has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of this transformation. The startup enables content owners to launch, distribute and monetise live linear channels on free-ad-supported television and video services platforms through a suite of solutions. The demand for these software solutions has increased with growing consumption of online video content. Founded in 2008 by college mates Baskar Subramanian, Srinivasan KA and Srividhya Srinivasan, Amagi is also a rare unicorn that is profitable. On this episode of Bits to Billions, its founders Subramanian and Srividhya Srinivasan spoke to Moneycontrol's Chandra R Srikanth on why it is hiring at a time when many startups are firing and why it wants to list in India

  • Watch #MCAtDavos as Builder.ai’s Sachin Dev Duggal talks on startup ecosystem, slowdown impact, and more May 23, 2022 12:57 PM IST

    Watch #MCAtDavos as Builder.ai’s Sachin Dev Duggal talks on startup ecosystem, slowdown impact, and more

    Moneycontrol talks to Builder.ai CEO on expectations from Davos 2022. Watch the video for more.

  • Peak Bengaluru behaviour? Woman tries to hire man she met on Jeevansathi.com May 01, 2022 04:49 PM IST

    Peak Bengaluru behaviour? Woman tries to hire man she met on Jeevansathi.com

    This woman who tried to hire a man she met on a matrimonial platform for her start-up.

  • This IIT and Harvard graduate quit her job to build a start-up. So did her husband Apr 22, 2022 03:03 PM IST

    This IIT and Harvard graduate quit her job to build a start-up. So did her husband

    Sneha Biswas and her husband quit their jobs on the same day to work on start-ups that would make a difference.

  • This couple is India's first to build their own unicorns each Mar 23, 2022 05:30 PM IST

    This couple is India's first to build their own unicorns each

    Ruchi Kalra, 38, and Asish Mohapatra, 41, are alums of the Indian Institute of Technology and met while working at McKinsey & Co. Both startups are profitable, an unusual feat for young growth companies.

  • Rs 2,000 in co-founder's home, no unaccounted cash, assets at any location: What Income Tax sleuths found after a 3-day raid on Infra.Market Mar 18, 2022 01:30 PM IST

    Rs 2,000 in co-founder's home, no unaccounted cash, assets at any location: What Income Tax sleuths found after a 3-day raid on Infra.Market

    The department is also learned to have conducted similar searches on the offices and residences of another B2B unicorn, Zetwerk, within a day of its searches at Infra.Market

  • RBI doesn't listen: TV Mohandas Pai complains to FinMin about central bank Mar 07, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    RBI doesn't listen: TV Mohandas Pai complains to FinMin about central bank

    Pai was furious that the central bank does not even respond to letters from the industry, forcing companies to hire accounting firms to get the job done.

  • Digital banking start-up Jupiter clocks ESOP transactions worth Rs 30 crores Mar 03, 2022 04:40 PM IST

    Digital banking start-up Jupiter clocks ESOP transactions worth Rs 30 crores

    The liquidity events, which have benefited 21 former and current Jupiter employees, come in less than two months after the company announced the closure of its $86 million Series C funding round, which was led by a variety of marquee investors such as Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital India, US-based venture fund QED Investors along with its existing backer Matrix Partners India.