Bharat Stage 2.0: Small towners rev up startup engine for non-metros
These ventures, not necessarily based in the founders’ hometowns, are targeting a market familiar to the entrepreneurs and their founding teams. They are aiming to connect with the next billion users, touted as the battleground for new-age Indian internet firms.
Social e-commerce startup DealShare gets $11 million
Matrix Partners and Falcon Edge led the two investment rounds for the firm.
Social e-commerce: Local focus for a bigger audience
DealShare, unlike most startups which operate from big cities like Bengaluru, operate fr...
Whiteboard Capital mixes incubator, micro-VC approach
As the name suggests, Whiteboard Capital bet on founders even before their business plan is finalised and to help them refine their products, even if it means changing the model.
VCs bet on startups that use regional languages to access next 100 million users
Some of these platforms are also leveraging the bargain-hunting and social-shopping behaviour to build trust.
VCs discover a picture of promise in social commerce
Focused on the non-English speaking population and relying on videos and social platforms, a new breed of discovery-led startups is rising.
Why NY fund Falcon is encircling India’s startup space
The VC fund is on course to close about half a dozen deals in areas ranging from artificial intelligence (AI) to urban mobility to financial technology.
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