Startup founders who scored big exits are rebounding with a second venture
While one in 10 investments thrive, investors hope signing up with seasoned entrepreneurs will even the odds.
VCs and startup CEOs join hands to launch Covid-19-focussed Grant
The Action Covid Team Grants, which is possibly a first-of-its-kind initiat...
FreeCharge’s Kunal Shah is back with Fintech firm Cred
Shah gets $25 million from Sequoia, Ribbit & others for his new venture.
NEETprep onboards IndiaQuotient as an investor as part of larger ongoing funding round
NEET is an all-India entrance examination for students attempting to gain undergraduate admissions to study medical and dental courses in government or private colleges in the country, and is among the largest annual entrance examinations at the school level.
Brainly appoints Rajesh Bysani as its CPO
In his role as the CPO, Bysani will be responsible for driving the team to build world-class products.
Meet the new breed of 'super angel' investors
AngelList and ET picked these individuals for the access they enjoy, follow-on rounds they have backed and the overall quality of these startups. ET spoke to these angel investors for providing another filter to the shortlist.
Prithvi Shaw’s managers send notice to Swiggy, FreeCharge over tweets
The notices sent to Swiggy and FreeCharge and seen by ET state that the two companies are “encashing the name and fame” of the player without authorisation from Baseline.
Ex-FreeCharge CEO Rajan Joins Cuemath as COO
Industry veteran Rajan has worked across brands like Airtel and Unilever, before his stint in FreeCharge.
FreeCharge founder may raise $30 million for new biz
FreeCharge was acquired by the now beleaguered e-tailer Snapdeal for $400 million in 2015, and was last year sold to Axis Bank for $60 million.
Ex-Housing CEO in fray for WeWork top job
When asked about the development, a SoftBank spokesperson said, “We don’t comment on speculation.”
Oyo's Ritesh Agarwal, top execs to pool individual angel investments through Raaga Partners
Raaga would be a pooled investment vehicle for founding team at Oyo to make collective bets on select startups. The move mirrors previous efforts by India’s top entrepreneurs- including Snapdeal founders- to create separate vehicles for their personal investments.
Ather 450 deliveries begin in Chennai
With the fast public chargers set up by Ather, 450 owners will have charging available both at home and free charging across the city until December 2019. Ather Energy opened pre-orders in July 2019 for Chennai.
FreeCharge staff to get retention bonus
The letters are being handed to the employees of FreeCharge - following the announcement of its sale to private sector lender Axis Bank last week for Rs 385 crore.
Amazon offers $70-$80 million for FreeCharge
Development comes on the heels of Axis Bank emerging as one of the frontrunners to buy Snapdeal's digital payments platform.
PayU, Fosun closing $10m round in DotPe
Additionally, a number of high-profile angel investors are also expected to pump money into the company.
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