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Sequoia Capital’s seed fund Surge backs 20 startups
Investors pick up startups at seed stage as more angels step in.
SoftBank-backed C2FO acquires Noida company
SoftBank and Mubadala Investment Company, has acquired Noida-based dynamic discounting solution p...
Top tech investor bets India corner shops can fight Amazon
India has the market size and talent pool to make things happen and now investors ...
Oyo founder’s $1.5 billion stock buyback plan gets CCI nod
Ritesh Agarwal plans to undertake a $1.5 bn stock buyback, & pump in an additional $500 mn into OYO.
VCs ready tools to plant seeds in startup ground
Venture capital firms launch separate seed-stage funds, accelerators and mentorship schemes.
DSG Consumer Partners makes final close of third fund at $65m
The consumer-focused investment firm, led by Deepak Shahdadpuri, will now have about $200 million worth of assets under management, doubling from when it closed its second investment vehicle two years ago.
Digital inclusion the key word on startup awards night
Spotlight on technology that is transformational and not transactional, and the power of the youth to push the country’s startup movement.
Oyo sets aside €300 million for its vacation rental business
The firm intends to drive deeper into Europe with the investment that may also see Oyo, through its Oyo Vacation Homes business, take on Airbnb.
Top VCs cut big cheques for idea stage startups
Investors like Sequoia, Matrix & Lightspeed eye Series-A deals from seasoned founders, executives.
Udaan to raise $500 million, valuation may climb 2x to $2.2 billion
Round may see new investors like Hillhouse, Altimeter along with existing backers.
ET Startup Awards 2019: LightSpeed's Bejul Somaia bags the 'Midas Touch' category
Bejul Somaia’s early and bold bets as well as his timely exits helped him win over other nominees.
Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal set to raise stake to 30% in $2.2 billion transaction
Oyo boss is set to buy stake from Sequoia, Lightspeed and infuse $700 m in primary investment.
ET Startup Awards 2019: Nominees for the 'Midas Touch' category
Faith in the innate genius of Indian entrepreneurship has seen many investors striking gold in the past few years. The category ‘Midas Touch’ will fete the best investor of 2019.
Ritesh Agarwal’s Cayman based firm to bring funds to Oyo
The Cayman island SPV will look to make fresh investments in the hospitality chain.
Oyo founder in talks to buy back $1.5 billion shares
The move, unprecedented among new-age Indian startups, will help Agarwal raise his stake to around 30%.
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