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  • Explained | After a startup raises money, how is it managed? Jun 23, 2021 10:53 PM IST

    Explained | After a startup raises money, how is it managed?

    Say a startup raises $200 million. Not all $200 million is immediately used, right? Where does it go? Does it even come all at once? Moneycontrol answers.

  • Lightspeed invests in insurance startup BimaPe Jun 23, 2021 08:01 AM IST

    Lightspeed invests in insurance startup BimaPe

    Insurance startup BimaPe has raised funds from Lightspeed India- one of India's top VC firms

  • FamPay raises $38 million in Series A round from Elevation Capital, Sequoia, others Jun 16, 2021 11:33 AM IST

    FamPay raises $38 million in Series A round from Elevation Capital, Sequoia, others

    Other early investors, Venture Highway, Y Combinator, Global Founders Capital and new Global Investors like General Catalyst, Rocketship VC, and Greenoaks Capital also participated in the Series A round, a statement said.

  • From working in a cyber café to becoming a billionaire Jun 12, 2021 09:49 PM IST

    From working in a cyber café to becoming a billionaire

    How William Tanuwijaya launched a successful startup, despite rejection and lack of an ivy-league education

  • DiGiSPICE launches new-age startup Korero Platforms to offer communication platform-as-a-service solutions Jun 07, 2021 04:06 PM IST

    DiGiSPICE launches new-age startup Korero Platforms to offer communication platform-as-a-service solutions

    The new platform would help enterprise customers expected to get 20-25 percent higher RoI in their marketing campaigns and reduce the cost of engagement with clients by 30 percent. Also, the firm claims that the platform will provide a safe, secure, intelligent, interactive and reliable two-way conversation platform.

  • EV startup Zypp Electric launches services in Hyderabad Jun 06, 2021 03:34 PM IST

    EV startup Zypp Electric launches services in Hyderabad

    The company recently partnered with e-retail, food tech and grocery giants like SPAR Hypermarkets, Grofers and Bigbasket to electrify the last mile delivery.

  • Inequity in tech hiring: The big pay-cheque culture could soon put Indian startups in a tight spot Jun 06, 2021 12:50 PM IST

    Inequity in tech hiring: The big pay-cheque culture could soon put Indian startups in a tight spot

    India is witnessing a startup funding boom and many firms are flushed with money but booms and busts usually happen in a cycle. A startup founder explains why standard sustainable hiring practices are imperative to ride through ups and downs in a stable manner.

  • Robotics startup Addverb Technologies in advance talks to raise $80-120 million Jun 04, 2021 03:29 PM IST

    Robotics startup Addverb Technologies in advance talks to raise $80-120 million

    The Noida-based robotics startup plans to use the money to set up another manufacturing plant and also expand globally.

  • Indian startups need to IPO. Many want to. What do they need to do so successfully? Jun 03, 2021 05:42 PM IST

    Indian startups need to IPO. Many want to. What do they need to do so successfully?

    Liquidity of the investment is an important advantage of going public. But startups should only do an IPO when they are absolutely ready - ready for scrutiny and ready with a new playbook that includes hiring the right board and setting up communication channels with stakeholders.

  • India has 50,000 recognised startups; 45% have women entrepreneurs Jun 03, 2021 05:04 PM IST

    India has 50,000 recognised startups; 45% have women entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurs now have options to avail benefits across a range of laws, regulations, fiscal and infrastructural support, leading to a surge in startup ecosystem growth.

  • Setting Sail | Mensa is locally innovated, it's not a Thrasio of India: Ananth Narayanan Jun 02, 2021 01:00 PM IST

    Setting Sail | Mensa is locally innovated, it's not a Thrasio of India: Ananth Narayanan

    In this episode of Setting Sail, Narayanan talks to Priyanka Sahay and M Sriram about his two decade old career spanning across the four Ms -- McKinsey, Myntra, Medlife and Mensa. Tune in to know more.

  • CRED's Kunal Shah takes potshot at Zerodha's 100 crore salary decision, Nithin Kamath defends May 31, 2021 09:59 AM IST

    CRED's Kunal Shah takes potshot at Zerodha's 100 crore salary decision, Nithin Kamath defends

    Nithin clarified this is an enabling resolution that allows them as working promoters to draw salaries up to 100 crores in case of liquidity requirements.

  • Delhivery raises $277.4 million in pre-IPO round, Fidelity biggest investor May 30, 2021 10:57 PM IST

    Delhivery raises $277.4 million in pre-IPO round, Fidelity biggest investor

    An amount of $126 million was invested by Fidelity, followed by $75.6 million added by Gamnat Pte Ltd, $50 million by Chimera Investments and $25 million was put in by Pacific Horizon Trust, a report claimed.

  • Zerodha co-founders Nithin and Nikhil Kamath to get Rs 100 crore annual salary May 28, 2021 01:58 PM IST

    Zerodha co-founders Nithin and Nikhil Kamath to get Rs 100 crore annual salary

    Zerodha: Also eligible for the same fat paycheque is newly appointed whole-time director and Nithin’s wife Seema Patil.

  • Y Combinator-backed Betterhalf.ai raises $3 million in Pre-Series A round May 26, 2021 05:19 PM IST

    Y Combinator-backed Betterhalf.ai raises $3 million in Pre-Series A round

    With the current funding, Betterhalf.ai has raised $5.2 million in total in three years of its business operations.

  • Maharashtra govt onboards blockchain tech for issuing COVID-19 test certificates May 26, 2021 11:05 AM IST

    Maharashtra govt onboards blockchain tech for issuing COVID-19 test certificates

    The Maharashtra government, not the onboarded startup, will own and control the data and hardware.

  • Fintechs now offer loans in exchange for a slice of start-up revenues May 24, 2021 05:48 PM IST

    Fintechs now offer loans in exchange for a slice of start-up revenues

    Revenue-based financing is becoming popular as it does not require promoters to dilute stake or provide collateral. In the current calendar year alone, new-age companies like GetVantage, Velocity Capital, Klub and N+1 Capital have lent money to at least 300 start-ups through this model.

  • Eruditus acquires iD Tech for $200m cash in landmark acquisition May 20, 2021 10:39 AM IST

    Eruditus acquires iD Tech for $200m cash in landmark acquisition

    Founded in 2010 by Chaitanya Kalipatnapu and Ashwin Damera, Eruditus offers management programmes and short courses remotely.

  • ‘Health, family and friends first, career later’: BLive's Sandeep Mukherjee shares his motto for life after Covid May 20, 2021 09:30 AM IST

    ‘Health, family and friends first, career later’: BLive's Sandeep Mukherjee shares his motto for life after Covid

    Mukherjee says once Covid-19 becomes less of a threat, he would also like to learn the science behind trading in cryptocurrencies as he feels that that’s the future of money.

  • Pivots, survival battles and now listing torchbearer—Zomato and Deepinder Goyal’s topsy-turvy ride to an IPO May 17, 2021 12:00 PM IST

    Pivots, survival battles and now listing torchbearer—Zomato and Deepinder Goyal’s topsy-turvy ride to an IPO

    Investors are divided over how the Zomato IPO could perform. If its shares rise and get to an $8-10 billion valuation, not only will Zomato firmly be in the upper echelon of Indian internet startups, it will also make fundraising much cheaper for Zomato.

  • Unicorn an artificial thing, success of startups cannot be ascertained on basis of valuations, says Ronnie Screwvala May 13, 2021 01:30 PM IST

    Unicorn an artificial thing, success of startups cannot be ascertained on basis of valuations, says Ronnie Screwvala

    The pandemic has shown that the real sense of positivity and comfort comes from closeness between employees. You need to have that personal touch. And I think, organizations who have that personal touch are being able to communicate

  • Zomato may invest $100 million in Grofers as e-grocer scraps listing plan: Report May 07, 2021 11:11 AM IST

    Zomato may invest $100 million in Grofers as e-grocer scraps listing plan: Report

    Zomato's investment in Grofers is expected to value the grocery firm at $1 billion.

  • Byju’s to enter league of giants with estimated valuation reaching new high; check out the list here Apr 30, 2021 06:48 PM IST

    Byju’s to enter league of giants with estimated valuation reaching new high; check out the list here

    With Byju’s valuation estimated to rise to $16.5 billion, we look at where the ed-tech platform could stand compared to India’s industrial bigwigs having market cap similar to its valuation.

  • Premji Invest teams up with ADV Partners to buy majority stake in toymaker Micro Plastics Apr 27, 2021 11:49 AM IST

    Premji Invest teams up with ADV Partners to buy majority stake in toymaker Micro Plastics

    Mumbai, Apr 27 Premji Invest, the investment arm of Wipro founder Azim Premji's endowment, teamed up with Asian private equity fund ADV Partners to..

  • Simple Energy plans to raise $15 million Apr 26, 2021 01:29 PM IST

    Simple Energy plans to raise $15 million

    The Series A funding is expected to be closed by the third quarter of this year, and the capital raised will be utilised in setting up a manufacturing facility, among others, Simple Energy said on Monday.

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