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  • Over 40 funded startups working in space segment in India: Economic Survey Jan 29, 2021 04:49 PM IST

    Over 40 funded startups working in space segment in India: Economic Survey

    The government had opened up the space sector in June 2020 enabling participation from private firms in space initiatives

  • Union Budget 2021 Startup Expectations: Accelerate growth by releasing the regulatory brakes Jan 28, 2021 07:42 PM IST

    Union Budget 2021 Startup Expectations: Accelerate growth by releasing the regulatory brakes

    While past budget announcements were welcomed by all start-ups, the fine print of the regulations read differently from their intent and the benefits were available only to a limited few, based on a cut-off date and registration criteria.

  • Exclusive: Swiggy Auditor KPMG points out discrepancy in accounting Jan 28, 2021 06:04 PM IST

    Exclusive: Swiggy Auditor KPMG points out discrepancy in accounting

    Experts believe start-ups have been relatively lax about auditing and accounting rules, and this case could set the tone for more public liability

  • Here how this home-grown firm's temperature-controlled boxes will aid pharma companies in transporting Covid-19 vaccines Jan 28, 2021 05:43 PM IST

    Here how this home-grown firm's temperature-controlled boxes will aid pharma companies in transporting Covid-19 vaccines

    Here how this home-grown firm's temperature-controlled boxes will aid pharma companies in transporting Covid-19 vaccines

  • GrowFix raises $2 million seed funding from clutch of investors Jan 28, 2021 01:47 PM IST

    GrowFix raises $2 million seed funding from clutch of investors

    GrowFix offers retail investors and high net worth individuals asset-backed fixed income products which give higher returns compared to fixed deposits

  • Estonia-based VIVEO Health bets big on India's online doctor consulting segment Jan 26, 2021 08:57 PM IST

    Estonia-based VIVEO Health bets big on India's online doctor consulting segment

    Raul Kallo, Founder of VIVEO Health, told Moneycontrol that the expansion in India falls in line with an increased demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic for remote consulting platforms specially designed for medical professionals with an urge to provide a safe environment to doctors and patients.

  • Children’s pocket money app Junio raises $1 million from big-name investors: Report Jan 26, 2021 04:27 PM IST

    Children’s pocket money app Junio raises $1 million from big-name investors: Report

    Junio will launch in February and aims to gather 2.5 million users over three years

  • MC ExpertEye | Can privacy, data safety concerns push consumers to switch platforms? Jan 23, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    MC ExpertEye | Can privacy, data safety concerns push consumers to switch platforms?

    Was the backlash against WhatsApp’s privacy policy for real, a sign of a maturing Indian consumer? Are we more aware of privacy and data security now? Experts are split on it, read on

  • Ex-Deutsche father-son duo show investors the way to Wall St with Globalise Jan 23, 2021 09:31 AM IST

    Ex-Deutsche father-son duo show investors the way to Wall St with Globalise

    Many Indians are looking at investing in technology giants listed on American bourses. Globalise attempts to get them on board with an online platform that enables them to place long-term bets on global companies from the comfort of their homes.

  • Short video sharing platform Bolo Indya in talks to raise $7 million to drive content commerce Jan 22, 2021 06:53 PM IST

    Short video sharing platform Bolo Indya in talks to raise $7 million to drive content commerce

    The TikTok rival plans to hire more talent and enhance its new feature Bolo Meets.

  • Does India have a startup valuation bubble? Jan 20, 2021 12:41 PM IST

    Does India have a startup valuation bubble?

    Many companies across sectors are being overvalued, valued on shaky metrics, and venture capitalists are more bullish than ever. But, is there a reason to it- method behind the madness, or does India have a startup valuation bubble?

  • Licious eyeing $80 million funding for $800 million valuation: Report Jan 19, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    Licious eyeing $80 million funding for $800 million valuation: Report

    Licious is looking to raise primary capital to fund business expansion

  • Dunzo raises $40 million in funding from Google, Lightbox and others Jan 19, 2021 11:43 AM IST

    Dunzo raises $40 million in funding from Google, Lightbox and others

    The funding round saw participation from new and existing investors, including Google, Lightbox, Evolvence, Hana Financial Investment, LGT Lightstone Aspada, and Alteria, among others, a statement said.

  • PM Modi announces Rs 1,000-crore 'Startup India Seed Fund' Jan 16, 2021 08:05 PM IST

    PM Modi announces Rs 1,000-crore 'Startup India Seed Fund'

    The summit marked the fifth anniversary of the Startup India initiative launched by Modi on this day in 2016.

  • Grofers IPO: Company looks to acquire tech products, expand to fresh meat segment Jan 15, 2021 02:43 AM IST

    Grofers IPO: Company looks to acquire tech products, expand to fresh meat segment

    "We also looking at acquiring more local space in towns and cities and ramped up our partnership with local store partners," CEO and co-founder Albinder Dhindsa said.

  • Small-town dreams to $1 billion valuation: How Aakash Educational Services grew wings Jan 13, 2021 05:15 PM IST

    Small-town dreams to $1 billion valuation: How Aakash Educational Services grew wings

    Byju’s is in talks to acquire Aakash Educational Services in a billion-dollar deal. But what makes this coaching-led education company founded by JC Chaudhry tick? How did it become the target of an acquisition? Read on to find out

  • Simplilearn in talks to raise $100-150 million for valuation of $700 million: Report Jan 13, 2021 03:53 PM IST

    Simplilearn in talks to raise $100-150 million for valuation of $700 million: Report

    The company is banking on increased infusions from global and domestic investors in high-growth edutech companies amid the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown as interest in online education options boomed.

  • Here's how home-grown pharma startups plan to aid the government’s COVID inoculation drive Jan 13, 2021 02:54 PM IST

    Here's how home-grown pharma startups plan to aid the government’s COVID inoculation drive

    Anticipating that the government will ask the private sector to step in and help with the nationwide vaccination drive, these startups are busy ramping up their infrastructure and training resources to be ready for the inoculation effort

  • Byju's to acquire Aakash Educational Services for $1 billion: Report Jan 12, 2021 10:42 PM IST

    Byju's to acquire Aakash Educational Services for $1 billion: Report

    The deal, one of the largest ed-tech acquisitions in the world, will be closed in the next two to three months.

  • Flipkart picks 8 finalists for startup accelerator program Jan 12, 2021 02:17 PM IST

    Flipkart picks 8 finalists for startup accelerator program

    The Walmart-owned company had launched 'Flipkart Leap' in August last year to help new startups grow, scale, navigate challenges, and contribute to India's growing entrepreneurial ecosystem.

  • Here’s why this Indore-based start-up calls itself the Netflix of regional content Jan 12, 2021 12:57 PM IST

    Here’s why this Indore-based start-up calls itself the Netflix of regional content

    Stage, founded by Vinay Singhal, Praveen Singhal and Shashank Vaishnav, aggregates video content created by local artists in regional dialects. Starting out with Haryanvi and Rajasthani, it plans to expand to at least 15 other dialects over the coming months.

  • PM Modi urges youngsters to join Startup India international summit Jan 11, 2021 09:52 AM IST

    PM Modi urges youngsters to join Startup India international summit

    He also shared his LinkedIn post in which he noted that virtual interactions have become the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic and said a big advantage of this is that people can be a part of programmes sitting at home.

  • upGrad sees 100% revenue growth since March FY20 Jan 08, 2021 11:27 AM IST

    upGrad sees 100% revenue growth since March FY20

    The company further forecasts ‘impacting careers of a million youth and working professionals in the next 18 months’.

  • The rise of Indian Unicorns in 2020 Jan 07, 2021 12:01 PM IST

    The rise of Indian Unicorns in 2020

  • Here's why this Chennai-born software engineer joined the fight against unethical practices of Google Jan 06, 2021 02:44 PM IST

    Here's why this Chennai-born software engineer joined the fight against unethical practices of Google

    Muthukumar is one of the 400 odd Google employees who have formed a union to promote workplace equity and ethical business practices.

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