Shared mobility startup Bounce raises $105 mn in fresh funding
Bounce currently operates its dockless scooters in Bengaluru and Hyderabad with a fleet of 13, 000 and 2, 000 vehicles respectively. It's docked scooter rental service is available to commuters in over 35 cities.
With 3 big exits, 2019 was marque year for Pierre Omidyar in India, says MD Roopa Kudva
The fund started by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, whic...
Fintech companies use Esops to lure top talent
In 2019 alone, fintech startups raised $2.6 billion, the highest ever in any year and double t...
Kaleidofin raises Rs 36 crore series A round led by Oikocredit
Founded in 2017 by Sucharita Mukherjee and Puneet Gupta, Kaleidofin provides curated, goal-based financial solutions to people in the underbanked segments. Solutions typically offered comprise of a combination of savings, investment, credit, and insurance products.
Edu loans platform Credenc raises $2.5 mn seed funding in round led by Omidyar Network India
The company plans to use the funds to expand operations to a 1000 colleges across 50 cities over the next two years.
Aadhaar At 10: Taking stock of India's ambitious mission to provide unique digital identity to all
An ambitious study covering 1,67,000 Indians by development consulting firm Dalberg sheds light on people’s experiences and perceptions. The ‘State of Aadhaar’ report is based on the most extensive survey ever on Aadhaar. The survey can provide valuable lessons for other countries on improving public services for the vulnerable.
Agritech startup Bijak raises $2.5 million from investors
Omnivore is a venture capital (VC) firm, based in India, which funds entrepreneurs building the future of agriculture and food systems. Omnivore has backed over 20 agritech startups since 2011.
Most Aadhaar holders believe data safe, subsidies assured
But 90% of people with Aadhaar believe, wrongly, that providing the number is mandatory for bank a/cs.
90% of people trust data is safe with Aadhaar: Report
The study relied on insights from two national household surveys on Aadhaar, conducted between May and September 2019 and captured the experience of over 167,000 residents, which makes it the largest primary dataset on the use of Aadhaar.
Business, investors, regulators and civil society need to work together for better privacy: Omidyar report
Omidyar Network India came out with a report that identified ten solutions for data privacy.
Omidyar Network announces Rs 16 crore grant focused on property rights
Global impact investment investor sets aside Rs 3.5 crore as innovation fund.
Shubh Loans gets $4.8 million
Existing investors Saama Capital, Beenext, SRI Capital and Pravega Ventures also participated in the round.
NCAER, NIPFP, Brookings get Rs 16-crore grant from Omidyar Network for research on property rights
The Rs 16-crore fund includes an innovation fund of Rs 3.5 crore (USD 500,000) to back proposals from across the country.
WhiteHat Jr scores $10 million in Series A
This is the second ed-tech bet by Owl in India in the last three months.
Women-centric social network Healofy raises Rs 55 crore from BabyTree Group, Omidyar Network India, others
The company plans to invest the funds to further strengthen the product, engineering and data science teams and scale its machine learning & personalisation engine.
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