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  • Exclusive | VC firm Stellaris plans to close second fund at $220 million Jun 16, 2021 08:01 AM IST

    Exclusive | VC firm Stellaris plans to close second fund at $220 million

    VC firm Stellaris is closing its second venture fund at $220 million, higher than originally planned, and signaling the startup funding boom underway in India. Stellaris' key investments include software firm Whatfix and consumer brand Mamaearth, where its stakes are worth over $150 million.

  • PE/VC investments fall in May to $3.6 billion: Report Jun 14, 2021 01:36 PM IST

    PE/VC investments fall in May to $3.6 billion: Report

    However, on a year to date basis, the venture investments by these two categories of investors have doubled to USD 20 billion for the first five months of 2021, the report by industry lobby IVCA and consultancy firm EY said, stressing that investors continue to remain bullish.

  • piVentures looks to raise second fund of up to Rs 750 crore Apr 27, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    piVentures looks to raise second fund of up to Rs 750 crore

    piVentures is looking to raise a second venture fund nearly thrice the size of its first fund to invest in AI and deep tech startups.

  • 5 factors driving the startup funding boom in India Apr 09, 2021 08:17 PM IST

    5 factors driving the startup funding boom in India

    For the longest time, startup IPOs in India have been a mirage. Companies have spoken about them as a distant goal but no real desire to go public was seen.

  • 5-minute pitches, 2-day deals and tons of money—welcome to the 2021 startup party Mar 22, 2021 07:26 AM IST

    5-minute pitches, 2-day deals and tons of money—welcome to the 2021 startup party

    A startup funding frenzy is on in India but is it a sign of a bubble? What is different this time from 2015? Will a bust follow this boom or is it a sign of things to come?

  • For women investors, too, raw deal is a reality in the Indian startup ecosystem Mar 08, 2021 01:16 PM IST

    For women investors, too, raw deal is a reality in the Indian startup ecosystem

    Women who write the cheque also have to face bias at the workplace. “Years ago, when workspaces were designed, they were designed by men -- for men. That has not changed," one woman investor summed up the scenario now.

  • Exclusive: Anthill partners a foreign PE to set up $130-150 million early growth stage fund Feb 11, 2021 04:32 PM IST

    Exclusive: Anthill partners a foreign PE to set up $130-150 million early growth stage fund

    There is paucity of capital as start-ups begin to scale and move into the late venture capital stage. There exists tremendous opportunity for smart investors to tap into these start-ups and it is this space that the company is eyeing.

  • Excitement is back in startup world as venture capitalists return Sep 10, 2020 10:44 AM IST

    Excitement is back in startup world as venture capitalists return

    Investors start discussions with many firms after COVID-19 fears made them leave the scene. Dailyhunt, ShareChat, Dream11, and WOW Skin are just a few examples. India exposure of many foreign funds seeing an increase. Edtech sector still the big draw.

  • Private equity, venture capital funding drops from $9.2bn to $5.9bn in Q4FY20 Apr 02, 2020 02:02 PM IST

    Private equity, venture capital funding drops from $9.2bn to $5.9bn in Q4FY20

    Private Equity, venture capital funding dips in Q4; COVID-19 may affect future investments

  • Will the boom in private equity continue in 2020? Dec 24, 2019 11:05 AM IST

    Will the boom in private equity continue in 2020?

    India has a fundamental advantage – it’s the only market that offers growth at scale

  • Private crypto ban: Has India gone overboard? Jul 23, 2019 04:30 PM IST

    Private crypto ban: Has India gone overboard?

    One comes back with a feeling that banning private cryptocurrencies is harsh. Historically, governments barely budged, citing all kinds of fears as they do today

  • Four new unicorns push up VC inflows to a record $8 billion in 2018 Jan 23, 2019 07:59 AM IST

    Four new unicorns push up VC inflows to a record $8 billion in 2018

    The global VC investments stood at $254 billion in 2018, a massive jump from $174.6 billion in the previous year

  • After Flipkart exit, Sachin Bansal plans up to $1 billion VC fund Aug 03, 2018 05:44 PM IST

    After Flipkart exit, Sachin Bansal plans up to $1 billion VC fund

    Bansal could contribute around 40 percent of the fund and could finalise the venture by the end of the year.

  • PE, VC investments surge 60% to a record $26 bn in 2017: Study Apr 05, 2018 02:59 PM IST

    PE, VC investments surge 60% to a record $26 bn in 2017: Study

    The exits grew 60 percent to USD 15.7 billion with the public market being the preferred mode, consultant Bain & Company said.

  • KPMG Enterprises Q3’17 Venture Pulse Report Oct 26, 2017 01:12 PM IST

    KPMG Enterprises Q3’17 Venture Pulse Report

    The report offers insights into the key trends, opportunities and challenges impacting venture capital internationally and important regions around the world.

  • No fireworks for seed stage startups, VC investments fall since last Diwali Oct 16, 2017 06:26 PM IST

    No fireworks for seed stage startups, VC investments fall since last Diwali

    While billions of dollars were poured into unicorns in India in 2017, early stage startups remained high and dry, even for a few thousand dollars....

  • How to pitch your startup to investors: The Dos & Don'ts Aug 24, 2017 07:37 PM IST

    How to pitch your startup to investors: The Dos & Don'ts

    Some entrepreneurs feel hesitant on approaching an external party for money while others don’t trust partnering a VC or angel investor fearing loss of control. A startup panel clears the air....

  • Start-up deal report: Deal value has fallen below $300 million Apr 26, 2017 10:01 PM IST

    Start-up deal report: Deal value has fallen below $300 million

  • Bike rental aggregator Wheelstreet plans pan-India expansion Feb 23, 2017 07:54 PM IST

    Bike rental aggregator Wheelstreet plans pan-India expansion

    "We plan to launch our services pan-India soon. There are over 40 cities in India which currently have an unorganised two-wheeler rental marketplace," Wheelstreet.in co-founder Moksha Srivastava said in a statement here.

  • Stellaris will not invest in foodtech & hyperlocal: Alok Goyal Feb 07, 2017 03:50 PM IST

    Stellaris will not invest in foodtech & hyperlocal: Alok Goyal

    VC fund Stellaris Venture Partners will allow individuals to invest their independent money in startups. The move by Stellaris is a departure from the usual norm as VC funds don‘t allow limited partners to invest individually.

  • Budget 2017: VC, PEs seek clarity on capital gains tax on unlisted stocks Jan 17, 2017 06:15 PM IST

    Budget 2017: VC, PEs seek clarity on capital gains tax on unlisted stocks

    Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) are also seeking uniformity among regulators, including SEBI, RBI, PFRDA and IRDA, on regulatoy provisions

  • Ericsson keen to mentor start-ups in India Dec 01, 2016 04:38 PM IST

    Ericsson keen to mentor start-ups in India

    Global ICT firm Ericsson today said it is willing to extend helping hand to mentor start-ups in India.

  • eWellness Expert Makes Mental Wellness Affordable and Accessible to Global Population Apr 25, 2016 07:07 PM IST

    eWellness Expert Makes Mental Wellness Affordable and Accessible to Global Population

    With increasing cases of unfortunate accidents due to disruptive and hazardous behavioural traits among mankind, mental wellness is gaining well ...

  • Maker of Pentium chip, Vinod Dham, turns entrepreneur again Nov 04, 2015 10:11 PM IST

    Maker of Pentium chip, Vinod Dham, turns entrepreneur again

    Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur-turned-venture-capital-investor Vinod Dham, who is also known as the father of the Pentium chip, has set up an online technology education start-up.

  • VC funding in smart grid sector at USD 81 mln in Jul-Sep Oct 27, 2015 07:23 PM IST

    VC funding in smart grid sector at USD 81 mln in Jul-Sep

    PubNub, which provides data stream network to power real-time apps for home automation, raised the largest amount of USD 20 million from Sapphire Ventures, Relay Ventures and Scale Venture Partners during July-September this year.

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