SoftBank may lead funding in Lenskart, back Dailyhunt
SoftBank Vision Fund’s deal with Delhi-based Lenskart, where it will also potentially see a co-investor join the round, will value the company at close to $1.5 billion.
Money game: The growing biz of PUBG and its star players
The fight-for-survival game has acquired the status of a cultural phenomenon the wor...
Social e-commerce: Local focus for a bigger audience
DealShare, unlike most startups which operate from big cities like Bengaluru, operate fr...
Swiggy lines up $100m to deliver milk, other essentials
Shreyas Nagdawane and Puneet Kumar, who started the company in 2015, are leading the business after the acquisition by Swiggy.
Ola invests in Avail Finance, to build financial solutions for driver-partners
Avail aims to build customised financial solutions for Ola, including micro-savings and micro-insurance products for the Bengaluru-based company's driver-partners.
Suits & Sayings: ET's roundup of corporate murmurs
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Ride-hailing enters new growth lane as bike mobility takes off
Many people in Bengaluru now hire them for short trips instead of calling a cab.
Dailyhunt acquires LocalPlay for undisclosed sum
Bengaluru-based Dailyhunt said the acquisition underscores its aggressive strategy of attracting new users, residing in the tier I, III and IV Indian cities and towns.
Stanza Living bolsters leadership team as it looks to scalable growth
The recent hiring underscores the organisation’s focus on leveraging the multiplier advantage of inter-generational leadership.
Avail Finance gets $9 million more from Matrix
Avail Finance, founded by Ankush Aggarwal and Tushar Mehndiratta, will use the funds to foray into a neo-banking platform.
Hail no more! Ola, Uber’s ride growth slows to a crawl
Number of daily rides was up by just 4% in past 6 months. That means more wait time and higher fares.
Path to profitability dominates Indian startups as profitable exits become more frequent
A flush of financing has convinced investors and entrepreneurs that the tide may finally be turning.
Mahindra Partners invests Rs 226 crore in eye-care speciality chain Centre for Sight
Centre for Sight will use the proceeds from the latest round of funding towards possible acquisitions, building capacity and technology.
TikTok lessons on social media influencing goes viral
The runaway success of short-video app TikTok has spawned a whole industry centred around training and workshops
Accor in advanced talks to invest up to $40 million in Treebo
The potential investment is expected to give Treebo a post-money valuation of $205-240 million and is likely to be part of a future larger round
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