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  • Economic Survey 2023: Private equity investments in agritech surge 50% in four years Jan 31, 2023 03:20 PM IST

    Economic Survey 2023: Private equity investments in agritech surge 50% in four years

    The survey also highlighted that there are over 1,000 agritech startups in India that assist farmers in improving farming techniques.

  • India is becoming an innovation economy: B Capital’s Raj Ganguly Jan 20, 2023 03:29 PM IST

    India is becoming an innovation economy: B Capital’s Raj Ganguly

    The Co-Founder and Managing Partner of B Capital will be betting big on cross-border SaaS, financial inclusion, and the India consumer story with its $2.1-billion growth fund.

  • Facebook Co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital raises $2.1 billion in Growth Fund III Jan 19, 2023 07:19 PM IST

    Facebook Co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital raises $2.1 billion in Growth Fund III

    The fund will be used to invest in start-ups between Series B to Pre-IPO rounds, co-founder and managing partner Raj Ganguly said.

  • Corporate Crossings | IIFL AMC partners with TrueScale Capital, Sameer Nath to be CIO Jan 12, 2023 09:17 AM IST

    Corporate Crossings | IIFL AMC partners with TrueScale Capital, Sameer Nath to be CIO

    The proposed deal is likely to boost IIFL AMC’s private market platform, which extends from mid-stage to late-stage venture capital to growth equity to pre-IPO investments.

  • Food brand The Whole Truth raises $15 million in Series B led by Sequoia Capital Jan 09, 2023 02:44 PM IST

    Food brand The Whole Truth raises $15 million in Series B led by Sequoia Capital

    TWT, which was founded in 2019 by Shashank Mehta, an ex-Unilever marketeer, makes educational content that helps consumers understand and decode their food choices. Its offerings include chocolates, protein bars, peanut butters, and muesli.

  • Startups grow 3.6-fold faster, take only 5 years to scale $100 million topline: Report Jan 05, 2023 08:33 AM IST

    Startups grow 3.6-fold faster, take only 5 years to scale $100 million topline: Report

    To date, the startup ecosystem, as per the report, has produced more than 100 companies of greater than $100 million in revenue.

  • PE/VC firms seek ease of compliance to set up offshore funds at GIFT City Dec 29, 2022 02:38 PM IST

    PE/VC firms seek ease of compliance to set up offshore funds at GIFT City

    A working group is to be formed between CFO association of PE/VC funds and GIFT City

  • Venture Capital funding to India drops 73% in July-September 2022: Elevation Capital report Dec 16, 2022 04:11 PM IST

    Venture Capital funding to India drops 73% in July-September 2022: Elevation Capital report

    The report further revealed that Indian startups raised about $3 billion in July-September this year, against $11 billion in October-December 2021.

  • Venture capital firm Java Capital launches Rs 75 crore seed stage fund Dec 12, 2022 12:42 PM IST

    Venture capital firm Java Capital launches Rs 75 crore seed stage fund

    The fund has achieved its first close at Rs 30 crore and expects to do a final close in the next 6 months, the company said in a statement.

  • Tiger Global startup investments drop 70% in 11 months of 2022 as funding winter worsens Dec 12, 2022 09:51 AM IST

    Tiger Global startup investments drop 70% in 11 months of 2022 as funding winter worsens

    In terms of value, Tiger Global has slowed in India this year, as it has globally, shows data. Tiger Global invested $807 million in the first eleven months of 2022, a 70 percent decrease from the previous year's total of $2.75 billion.

  • Budget 2023: NASSCOM seeks tax sops to incentivise funding, employment for startups Dec 07, 2022 11:24 AM IST

    Budget 2023: NASSCOM seeks tax sops to incentivise funding, employment for startups

    The wishlist ranges from making the deferment of ESOP tax payment available to employees of more startups to a reduction in MAT for eligible startups

  • Budget 2023: After surcharge cap, PE/VCs seek LTCG parity on both unlisted and listed shares Dec 05, 2022 12:24 PM IST

    Budget 2023: After surcharge cap, PE/VCs seek LTCG parity on both unlisted and listed shares

    At present, the LTCG tax on unlisted stock held for more than 24 months is double that of listed equity shares held for a year. The LTCG tax on private stock investments is 20 percent, while the tax on public stock investments is 10 percent.

  • Fintech-focused Yatra Angel Network marks first close of its maiden Rs 90 cr fund Nov 24, 2022 01:44 PM IST

    Fintech-focused Yatra Angel Network marks first close of its maiden Rs 90 cr fund

    YAN will be investing in about 8-10 fintech startups annually across pre-seed, seed, and pre-series A rounds

  • Zetwerk-backer Kae Capital marks final close of fund III at $100 million Nov 24, 2022 08:54 AM IST

    Zetwerk-backer Kae Capital marks final close of fund III at $100 million

    Through the fund, Kae Capital will be investing in about 25 companies at pre-Seed to pre-Series rounds and its initial cheque sizes would range between $1 million and $3 million

  • What is "spray and pray" in VC investing? Nov 23, 2022 05:00 PM IST

    What is "spray and pray" in VC investing?

  • White Venture Capital to back executives, former founders to build startups Nov 10, 2022 11:47 AM IST

    White Venture Capital to back executives, former founders to build startups

    White Venture’s ‘Call to Adventure’ programme will fund executives to build startups and pay salaries to entrepreneurs while they are at it

  • Slice-backer 8i Ventures marks first close of its second fund at $25 million Nov 03, 2022 11:00 AM IST

    Slice-backer 8i Ventures marks first close of its second fund at $25 million

    8i Ventures Fund-II will have a portfolio of 15-20 companies that 'we will invest in over the next three years', founding partner Vikram Chachra has said

  • Is the slowdown in start-ups a passing phase?  Nov 02, 2022 10:55 AM IST

    Is the slowdown in start-ups a passing phase? 

    There is light at the end of the tunnel for those start-ups who will withstand the funding winter 

  • What is valuation markdown for startups? Oct 25, 2022 11:18 AM IST

    What is valuation markdown for startups?

    Investors gauge private firms on their businesses, growth abilities, and macro environment to identify their ‘true’ value

  • PE/VC investments and exits decline by 69% and 48% in 3Q22: IVCA-EY Report Oct 20, 2022 03:21 PM IST

    PE/VC investments and exits decline by 69% and 48% in 3Q22: IVCA-EY Report

    According to the IVCA-EY monthly PE/VC roundup, exits worth $4.4 billion were recorded across 61 deals in 3Q22, including open market exits worth $2.3 billion.

  • Start-up Street | Tech charm fades as funds warm up to healthcare, clean energy Oct 20, 2022 09:40 AM IST

    Start-up Street | Tech charm fades as funds warm up to healthcare, clean energy

    The latest quarterly Private Equity-Venture Capital data continues to compare poorly with 2021

  • Indian startup funding hits 2 year low in Q3 of 2022 at $2.7 billion: PwC India Oct 13, 2022 05:07 PM IST

    Indian startup funding hits 2 year low in Q3 of 2022 at $2.7 billion: PwC India

    Only two startups in India attained the unicorn status in the July-September period of 2022, mirroring a global trend in decline in the number of new unicorns this last quarter, said the report titled 'Startup Deals Tracker - Q3 CY22'.

  • Nisarg Shah-led VC firm Kettleborough closes maiden fund at $5 million  Oct 12, 2022 04:18 PM IST

    Nisarg Shah-led VC firm Kettleborough closes maiden fund at $5 million 

    So far, through this maiden Fund, Kettleborough has deployed capital in five companies including Zippmat with Matrix and Zephyr Peacock, Zocket with Kalaari, and Bytelearn with Leo and Chiratae, and is closing two more transactions with Infoedge and Kae in the coming month, the company said in a media statement.

  • Fireside Ventures is latest India-dedicated VC to raise its largest-ever $225-million fund Oct 12, 2022 01:13 PM IST

    Fireside Ventures is latest India-dedicated VC to raise its largest-ever $225-million fund

    Fireside Ventures is the latest VC firm to raise a large India-dedicated fund, joining the likes of Sequoia Capital, Accel, Elevation Capital and Matrix Partners

  • Winter is here! PE/VC funding to Indian startups slowed more than 20% in first 9 months of 2022 Oct 03, 2022 09:37 AM IST

    Winter is here! PE/VC funding to Indian startups slowed more than 20% in first 9 months of 2022

    With the pandemic receding and inflation rising, central banks have been rolling back excess liquidity from the banking system and are raising rates to tame inflation, resulting in money becoming expensive. Investors (both private and public market) have thus cut back on their investments this year