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ShareChat takes down half a million pieces of content, 54K accounts removed
ShareChat, a vernacular social network that supports 14 Indian languages, has about 45 million monthly active users.
Market Movers: What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping
The market is likely to consolidate this week amid rangebound trade.
Tier-II ecommerce faces existential crisis: Expiry date near, small etailers clutch at straws
Companies shutting shop, pivoting their busines...
Edtech companies Byju’s, Talentedge spread wings at home & abroad
Companies such as Byju’s, Talentedge, Simplilearn and Toppr on a hiring spree to expand market share.
Darwinbox gets $4 million in Series A led by Lightspeed
Some of the existing investors including Endiya Partners, Mohandas Pai's 3one4 Capital and StartupXseed Ventures also participated in the round.
Freshmenu opens first front-facing kitchen, targets 2x revenue growth in FY18
"In the last 6 months, we have doubled our footprint in Mumbai, opened a lot more kitchens. In this last month alone, we have opened 5 kitchens including the one at the Bengaluru airport."
Insurance software firm Ebix buys 80% in ItzCash for Rs 800 crore
Early investors Matrix, Intel Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners exit the fintech company
ItzCash's Surya quits, to start own venture
Co recently gave an exit option to former investors -- a move credited to Surya
RedCarpet raises $2.5 million in funding led by Lightspeed Venture
Gurgaon-based RedCarpet, which began operations in November 2015, arranges loans of up to Rs 60,000 per borrower, with the average loan size at Rs 5,000-8,000.
ItzCash makes equity investment in fintech startup Finly.io
Itzcash MD Naveen Surya said this is the first among the several investments and partnerships the company is looking to make in the fintech space this year.
ItzCash raises Rs 800 crore, gives exits to Matrix, Intel Capital, Lightspeed
The Nasdaq-listed Ebix is a global supplier of on-demand software and e-commerce services to the insurance, financial, e-governance and healthcare industries
Matrix wants reruns of blockbuster cashouts
VC fund is gearing up for 3-4 more exits this year, especially from its healthcare investments.
Magicpin announces Series A investment of up to $3 million from Lightspeed
Magicpin creates online communities of users and merchants that drive and visually capture the local buzz, activities and transactions.
11 PIOs in Forbes' list of best venture capitalists
The list includes 11 venture capitalists who are of Indian-origin and have been behind some of the highest- returning investments in the technology sphere in the US.
Craftsvilla rejigs business plan to get back on the ramp
The startup launched Jharokha.com, an online retail portal dedicated to handicrafts and handlooms of India, about two months back, its chief marketing and business officer Manish Kalra said.
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