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Questions for 2020: Jio does mega IPO?
A capital structure similar to that of global technology peers provides Reliance the flexibility to monetise either the consolidated ecosystem or individual platforms — telco, fibre, digital, payments etc. A private fundraising ahead of a public one seems likelier than that of both.
WMall in talks to raise $10m from Chiratae Venture and SAIF Partners
The investment comes roughly six months after the startup closed a $1.8 ...
IIT-Madras incubated YNOS secures seed funding
IIT Madras Incubation Cell also joined the round as a part of its Seed Support Funding Scheme ...
Firework looks to build a war chest to compete with TikTok, YouTube in India
Firework, a California-based company, is focused on what it calls premium user-generated content. It is looking raise $20 million in India, as it gets ready to battle it out in the fiercely competitive domestic market.
Slintel bags $1.5 million seed funding
The startup said it will utilise the fresh capital to grow its own marketing and sales operations.
OTO raises Rs 10 crore from Prime Venture Partners
OTO has leased cars worth over Rs 10 crore; to expand to 10 cities by mid-2020.
misters.in raises about $1 million in seed funding led by Sauce.vc, Rainforest Ventures & angel investors
The company’s mission is not only to put together and offer the very best products that science has to offer, through its AI-driven platform but also to get the country to talk about sex.
Sequoia Capital’s seed fund Surge backs 20 startups
Investors pick up startups at seed stage as more angels step in.
AI powered voice customer service, Observe, raises $26 million
The company also announced that is has been accepted into the Microsoft for Startups program. With this relationship, Microsoft customers can leverage Observe.AI’s platform through its Azure marketplace.
HomeLane scoops up $30 million in its Series D funding
The development comes at a time when Jungle Ventures, TPG Growth and IKEA-backed Livspace, which competes with HomeLane, was also reported to be in talks to raise $100 million in fresh financing, at a valuation of over $500 million.
Jitu Virwani: The man behind Embassy Group's success
At a time when most Indian real estate firms are struggling, Virwani has managed to strike a cord with global partners like Blackstone, Warburg Pincus, Four Seasons and WeWork. While he has been making waves in Indian realty, he is not particularly well-known outside of Bengaluru. Here is a close-up account of the builder who bucked the trend.
Mumbai Angels Network partners with Neoleap Accelerator
With this partnership, Mumbai Angels Network will provide a rich platform to the highly curated startups from Neoleap Accelerator to showcase in front of their network of investors.
Defence India Startup Challenge kick-starts in Kochi
Several companies assembled at Maker Village in Kochi to engage directly with the military and showcase their technologies in the Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC 3), unveiled by Rear Admiral R J Nadkarni, Chief of Staff, Southern Naval Command. The Indian army is moving towards indigenisation in all spheres.
Heidrick & Struggles appoints Puneet Pratap Singh as partner-in-charge of India
Before moving to Heidrick & Struggles, where he will soon be completing 11 years, Singh spent nearly a decade at boutique executive search firm Executive Access, where he was last a partner.
Coca-Cola set to sell some bottling units to partners
The combined value of the deals in the first phase of the selloff is estimated at Rs 1,500-2,000 crore, one of the officials said. HCCB has 18 plants and accounts for two-thirds of Coca-Cola India’s volumes.
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