Jun 16, 2021 08:01 AM IST
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.
- Jun 14, 2021 01:36 PM IST
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.
- Apr 27, 2021 07:34 AM IST
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.
- Apr 09, 2021 08:17 PM IST
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.
- Mar 22, 2021 07:26 AM IST
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?
- Mar 08, 2021 01:16 PM IST
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.
- Feb 11, 2021 04:32 PM IST
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.
- Sep 10, 2020 10:44 AM IST
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.
- Apr 02, 2020 02:02 PM IST
Private Equity, venture capital funding dips in Q4; COVID-19 may affect future investments
- Dec 24, 2019 11:05 AM IST
India has a fundamental advantage – it’s the only market that offers growth at scale
- Jul 23, 2019 04:30 PM IST
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
- Jan 23, 2019 07:59 AM IST
The global VC investments stood at $254 billion in 2018, a massive jump from $174.6 billion in the previous year
- Aug 03, 2018 05:44 PM IST
Bansal could contribute around 40 percent of the fund and could finalise the venture by the end of the year.
- Apr 05, 2018 02:59 PM IST
The exits grew 60 percent to USD 15.7 billion with the public market being the preferred mode, consultant Bain & Company said.
- Oct 26, 2017 01:12 PM IST
The report offers insights into the key trends, opportunities and challenges impacting venture capital internationally and important regions around the world.
- Oct 16, 2017 06:26 PM IST
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....
- Aug 24, 2017 07:37 PM IST
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....
- Apr 26, 2017 10:01 PM IST
- Feb 23, 2017 07:54 PM IST
"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.
- Feb 07, 2017 03:50 PM IST
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.
- Jan 17, 2017 06:15 PM IST
Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) are also seeking uniformity among regulators, including SEBI, RBI, PFRDA and IRDA, on regulatoy provisions
- Dec 01, 2016 04:38 PM IST
Global ICT firm Ericsson today said it is willing to extend helping hand to mentor start-ups in India.
- Apr 25, 2016 07:07 PM IST
With increasing cases of unfortunate accidents due to disruptive and hazardous behavioural traits among mankind, mental wellness is gaining well ...
- Nov 04, 2015 10:11 PM IST
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.
- Oct 27, 2015 07:23 PM IST
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.