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  • Pickrr Technologies raises $4 million in funding led by Guild Capital, Omidyar Network Dec 15, 2020 12:20 PM IST

    Pickrr Technologies raises $4 million in funding led by Guild Capital, Omidyar Network

    Pickrr is an AI-enabled and cloud-based platform that automates shipping for businesses and provides seamless multi-channel order management solutions. It serves 26,000 pin codes and handles 1.5 million shipments in a month.

  • SEBI proposes relaxing norms for listing start-ups Dec 14, 2020 09:48 PM IST

    SEBI proposes relaxing norms for listing start-ups

    The regulator has also proposed that there should be continuation of special rights, such as board seat and veto or affirmative voting rights, for existing institutional investors holding in excess of 10 percent of capital.

  • How COVID-19 disrupted the disruptors of corporate India Dec 14, 2020 02:06 PM IST

    How COVID-19 disrupted the disruptors of corporate India

    The coronavirus outbreak is a black swan event for Indian startups. Some have seen their original businesses disrupted, while others have moved swiftly to change their business models. Here is a look at how several sectors have fared and what lies ahead for them in 2021.

  • Like A Boss I Leaders are created in life, not in any business school, says Info Edge India's Sanjeev Bikhchandani Dec 14, 2020 10:38 AM IST

    Like A Boss I Leaders are created in life, not in any business school, says Info Edge India's Sanjeev Bikhchandani

    Sanjeev Bikhchandani divulges why leadership can never be taught at business schools and why there's no single role model in his life

  • HDFC Bank invests in fintech startup smallcase Dec 08, 2020 12:33 PM IST

    HDFC Bank invests in fintech startup smallcase

    Existing investors DSP Group, Sequoia Capital India and Blume Ventures also participated in the investment startup's Series B funding round.

  • Desi short-video apps to have around 580 million users, grow 16% in 5 years: Redseer Dec 08, 2020 09:11 AM IST

    Desi short-video apps to have around 580 million users, grow 16% in 5 years: Redseer

    A Redseer report says that the market created by the likes of TikTok and Likee will grow from here on and desi short-video apps will be able to find their fit within this space as quality of content, content creators and interface improves with time.

  • Kalpathi Group's ed-tech unit Veranda acquires Chennai Race for Rs 100 crore, to launch Veranda Race soon Dec 07, 2020 05:31 PM IST

    Kalpathi Group's ed-tech unit Veranda acquires Chennai Race for Rs 100 crore, to launch Veranda Race soon

    Veranda Race is planning to launch course content in 11 Indian languages by December 2021. It will initially offer online training programmes for TNPSC, SSC and banking.

  • SaveIN gets a new CFO in Rahul Gupta Dec 07, 2020 10:50 AM IST

    SaveIN gets a new CFO in Rahul Gupta

    Rahul Gupta joins SaveIN as CFO after a stint at another fintech lending startup Stashfin.

  • The story behind Cred’s $800-million climb within two years Dec 02, 2020 02:24 PM IST

    The story behind Cred’s $800-million climb within two years

    Kunal Shah started Cred in 2018 with the promise of making credit card bill payments simple. Now, Cred also offers ecommerce, payments, lending and boasts of more than 30 lakh premium credit card users on the platform. Earlier this week it raised $80 million from existing investors at a valuation of $800 million. What clicked?

  • Eightfold AI raises $125 million in latest funding round Nov 30, 2020 03:41 PM IST

    Eightfold AI raises $125 million in latest funding round

    Eightfold's single platform for the entire talent lifecycle brings together billions of anonymized data points, algorithms and domain expertise required to make a reliable, scalable impact for enterprise-scale organizations.

  • upGrad eyes larger play in lifelong learning space via M&A route Nov 30, 2020 01:42 PM IST

    upGrad eyes larger play in lifelong learning space via M&A route

    New acquisitions won’t be merged into upGrad but will operate independently, under the parent

  • Hot startup Livspace faces backlash from angry customers, vendors and ex-employees Nov 30, 2020 01:17 PM IST

    Hot startup Livspace faces backlash from angry customers, vendors and ex-employees

    Home Truth: A peek inside Livspace reveals a trail of commitments that have not been honoured, leaving several customers, vendors and ex-employees livid. Why is this home interior design startup, which has the likes of Ikea backing it, struggling to live up to its promise?

  • Paytm Money goes deeper into broking, opens IPO investments Nov 30, 2020 10:24 AM IST

    Paytm Money goes deeper into broking, opens IPO investments

    Paytm, which is hoping to start making money and look at a public listing in the near future, needs its adjacent business units to start showing profits. Broking is an important part of that strategy and the back to back product launches should take it towards that goal

  • Agritech startup Farmkart to raise Rs 90 crore from VCs for pan-India expansion Nov 28, 2020 01:02 PM IST

    Agritech startup Farmkart to raise Rs 90 crore from VCs for pan-India expansion

    Recently in one of the episodes of ''Mann Ki Baat'', Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the efforts of Patidar to digitally connect farmers and deliver farming items to their doorsteps.

  • Last week in startup funding | Byju's gets another $200 million, valuation touches $12 billion; Cars24, Cashfree, and others too raise funds Nov 28, 2020 11:37 AM IST

    Last week in startup funding | Byju's gets another $200 million, valuation touches $12 billion; Cars24, Cashfree, and others too raise funds

    Last week was abuzz with a lot of funding activity. From logistics to digital payments to edtech, many large sectors saw sizeable funding rounds. Moneycontrol looks at last week's funding rounds, armed with data from business intelligence platform Tracxn

  • Venture Catalysts leads Rs 8.5 crore investment in dialect OTT startup STAGE Nov 27, 2020 12:04 PM IST

    Venture Catalysts leads Rs 8.5 crore investment in dialect OTT startup STAGE

    Vinay Singhal, Founder of STAGE said the investment would help the platform increase their rate of content creation and scale distribution to hit the next two million users.

  • Entrepreneurs queue up to set up neo-banks, hoping for digital banking licence whenever it comes Nov 27, 2020 11:41 AM IST

    Entrepreneurs queue up to set up neo-banks, hoping for digital banking licence whenever it comes

    From established fintechs to serial entrepreneurs everyone is working on different strategies around a neo bank or a digital bank, while some are targeting kids with a money management product, some are going after different ways of analysing credit worthiness, will these experiments succeed?

  • How are India’s unicorn startups changing? Nov 26, 2020 03:22 PM IST

    How are India’s unicorn startups changing?

    2020 has seen 6 internet startups achieve the billion dollar valuation- a surprise for many considering it is the year of the pandemic. But over the years, some unicorns have also become notorious for making losses endlessly, having large valuations collapse and more. But are we seeing a new kind of unicorn now?

  • Alia Bhatt has something new to offer, but it is not another Bollywood venture Nov 26, 2020 12:15 PM IST

    Alia Bhatt has something new to offer, but it is not another Bollywood venture

    It’s called Ed-a-Mamma, a kids wear brand that caters to the age group between 2-14. It was launched nearly six weeks back, and Bhatt says 70 percent of the first season or first batch of the collection was sold in these six weeks.

  • Indian crypto market picking up activity on cues of a global rally Nov 26, 2020 11:12 AM IST

    Indian crypto market picking up activity on cues of a global rally

    The Indian crypto trade is seeing something of a revival on the back of a global run-up, but investors still wary of government's plans on this sector. Industry insiders believe regulations will make this a much more vibrant industry with more retail and institutional participation

  • Breaking down Cars24’s billion-dollar valuation and how it got there Nov 25, 2020 02:48 PM IST

    Breaking down Cars24’s billion-dollar valuation and how it got there

    The unicorn valuation surprised many in the startup world. But DST Global, which invested $200 million Cars24 recently, is convinced about the company’s growth, having had a close relationship with the used-car buying platform for a while.

  • Cars24 becomes India's latest unicorn with $200 million from DST Global  Nov 24, 2020 04:34 PM IST

    Cars24 becomes India's latest unicorn with $200 million from DST Global 

    Cars24 also entered the used two-wheelers category six months ago and has sold over 3000 two wheelers, the company said.

  • Sebi permits debt securities allotment through UPI; industry hopes for larger retail participation Nov 24, 2020 11:53 AM IST

    Sebi permits debt securities allotment through UPI; industry hopes for larger retail participation

    Industry insiders point out that till date the debt securities market has been dominated by institutions and HNIs. Now, with UPI coming into the picture and Sebi keen to make the process digital, more retail traders could enter the business

  • Google in talks to acquire Indian social media startup ShareChat: Report Nov 24, 2020 11:38 AM IST

    Google in talks to acquire Indian social media startup ShareChat: Report

    ShareChat’s founders may continue to maintain a small stake in their company even once the deal with Google goes through

  • Like A Boss: Don’t like me? That's ok. We can still happily co-exist if there's respect - Oyo’s Ritesh Agarwal Nov 24, 2020 10:40 AM IST

    Like A Boss: Don’t like me? That's ok. We can still happily co-exist if there's respect - Oyo’s Ritesh Agarwal

    Ritesh Agarwal, who built one of the world’s biggest hospitality brands, on his management style, inspiration, the book that has influenced him the most and more.

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