KLEINER PERKINS CAUFIELD & BYERS
Avataar Venture Partners to invest $300 million in B2B and SaaS companies
Avataar Venture Partners will typically put in $10-$30 million in its portfolio companies, aiming to make about 10 investments from its maiden fund.
UiPath looks to grow in India with captives
The company, valued at $3 billion, which also works with IT and business process management (BPM)...
UiPath plans to raise headcount to 1200 in India on back of fundraise
The company said it had raised $225 million from Capital G, Sequoia and...
Venture capitalists fast losing faith in on-demand delivery startups
Several prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalists said in interviews that they now believe many delivery startups could fail, leaving investors with big losses.
Truecaller raises $60 million from Atomico, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital
With more than half of its 85 mn users based in India, Truecaller will use the funding to fuel product development, hire talent and expand the company's global footprint.
Online learning platform Coursera bets big on India, to start new technology, business courses
Flush with a new round of funding, the company, like many other Valley-based startups, is setting up an office in India, focused on marketing and building partnerships.
Times Internet ties up with US firm Coursera
“Coursera is the gold standard for the emerging wave of education technology companies,” said Satyan Gajwani, CEO of Times Internet.
Investors use random, fuzzy logic to valuate Silicon valley tech companies
For the most mature startups, investors agree to grant higher valuations, which help the companies with recruitment and building credibility.
India feels like Silicon Valley in 1998: US venture capitalist Jeremy Wenokur
While the two firms have exited India to focus on investing in the US, Wenokur chose to set up Lightbox Ventures, a $100 million fund, along with the team that ran Sherpalo and KPCB in India.
China's startup sector is effervescent with peculiarities of its own
The emerging business economy in China and India present several contrasts, the most obvious one being the markets that the startups target.
InMobi raises $5 million from SoftBank, looks to woo more investors
The focus for the Bangalore-based company is to become profitable to attract new investors, as it also aims to make an initial public offering in the next two years.
Lightbox set to buy part of six investments made in India by KPCB and Sherpalo Ventures
Such deals, termed as synthetic secondaries, provide liquidity to investors while also giving entrepreneurs a longer runway to grow the company before a strategic sale.
InMobi decoded: How Bangalore-based firm is taking on Google and Facebook
InMobi, which Tewari cofounded with fellow IITians in 2007, competes with Google, Facebook, and Apple, in the market for data-driven mobile ads.
Indians second most likely to share 'everything' online: Study
Indian internet users are the second largest online sharers, says a US report on the internet and computing trends.
Hot Startup: Mumbai-based 'Carbon Clean Solutions' gets Rs 33 crore grant from British government
CCS, founded by two graduates from IIT-Kharagpur, has built technology that has the potential to cut the cost of capturing carbon dioxide by more than half.
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