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Check out the entrants in Bootstrap Champ and Top Innovator sections.
Orios Venture Partners graduates its third Misfits cohort
The six-month programme, which typically admits between 8-10 startups, and operates...
More women venture into VC investment space
As gender diversity becomes a hot button topic across industries globally, and especially so in t...
Udaan sees a big take-off from small cities
The comeback is also in part due to the collapse of offline B2B retail channels in the country, hurt by travel and access restrictions due to the pandemic.
Byju parent makes $300 million cash offer for WhiteHat Jr
The company, which is valued at about $10.5 billion, has been on a capital raising spree over the course of the current calendar year, with a significant portion of the proceeds expected to be utilised to fund acquisitions, across markets, as it ramps up its bouquet of products, and enters new geographies.
Oyo Hotels & Homes appoints new independent member in its board
Alstead most recently served as chief operating officer at Starbucks Corporation and is the founder, president, and CEO of Ocean5 and Table 47 both located in Gig Harbor, Washington.
SoftBank-backed C2FO acquires Noida company
SoftBank and Mubadala Investment Company, has acquired Noida-based dynamic discounting solution provider Priority Vendor Technologies for an undisclosed sum.
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 are lining up with capital.
Byju’s begins new chapter as world’s top education tech company
Raises $540 million at likely valuation of $3.6 billion; 38% stake of three founders now worth $1.29 billion.
Naspers and CPPIB back Byju's, valuation jumps to $3.6 billion
The round is being led by Naspers Ventures, the venture arm of South African media giant best known for its early bet on China's Tencent.
FreshMenu opens talks with PEs to raise $75 million
FreshMenu, which counts Lightspeed Ventures and Zodius Capital as investors, is looking for a valuation of $250 million in the Series C round against a $50 million valuation in the Series B round in 2016.
OYO's expansion isn't the best use of unicorn funds
Founder Ritesh Agarwal has big plans for the startup, which already has 10,000 hotels in 160 Indian cities.
SoftBank, others book a $5-billion room for OYO at unicorn club
The latest round values OYO, which was founded by college dropout Ritesh Agarwal, at about $5 bn.
ShareChat Valuation Jumps 7x to $460 million
Round led by existing backer Shunwei Capital with new investors Morningside and a DST Global affiliate
VC investors see a truckload of money in digital freight sector
Targeting mainly micro, small and medium enterprises, these firms help reduce the hassle of documentation for clients through digitalisation, detect the whereabouts of shipments/consignments, reduce overall booking time, and negotiate cost-effective rates through bulk booking.