Online and mobile classifieds firm Quikr set to raise Rs 900 crore
An email sent to Steadview Capital did not elicit a response. Quikr's founder and CEO Pranay Chulet declined to comment.
Not Chinese but uniquely Indian companies will steal show: Accel's Mitra
Accel Partners' partner Subrata Mitra dismisses suggestions of a sta...
Amazon stays ahead of Flipkart, makes space for growth
Amazon has also been serving the rest of the world from India. A fresh 3 million sq ft...
Startup leaders plan network to link makers in heartland
The India Network is a community that will focus across tier-II,III,IV and V cities & towns in India.
Quikr plans to invest Rs 250 crore in home services market to beat rivals
It plans to spend this money on product development including technology as well as marketing and for strategic investments in startups.
Want to get rid of your old phone or tablet? Amazon will help you make money out of them
These goods include product categories like refurbished mobile phones, tablets and laptops as well as unboxed and used gadgets, books, watches, movies, etc.
2017 needs return of top tech investors
Globally , too, mega rounds of $100 million and above, which helped create hundreds of socalled unicorns (or private tech startups valued at $1 billion and more), declined and valuations sobered. For sentiments to turn, this year at least one local startup will have to raise a large round amounting to $400-500 million or an investor needs to exit at a $1-billion valuation through sale or an IPO.
Funding of startups drops 50% to $3.8bn from last year
As numerous startups struggled to remain afloat, M&A activity also rose marginally indicating that companies opted for consolidation to avoid shutting down.
NoBroker gets Rs 50 crore from S Korean company
This is KTB's first investment in India after it evinced interest in investing in growth-stage startups here, from early 2016.
Quikr-Commonfloor deal: Merged realty entity may raise up to $150 million
Earlier this year, CommonFloor had raised about $10 million from Google Capital. A few months before that it had raised $30 million from Tiger Global.
Top five corporate deals of 2016
Here are the top five deals of the year:
ET Startup Awards 2016: Avnish Bajaj has a proven track record of spotting future winners early
As an investor, Bajaj was initially not convinced about the scope of the internet market in India and put money in sectors like healthcare.
Centre plans to curb online sale of rare animals
In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Dave said a meeting of representatives was convened on May 19 to sensitise them on illegal trade.
View: Startups giving shape to India's digital turn
By 2020, India will have no less than 15,000 tech startups, changing lives
Here's why blue-collar workers are shedding traditional word-of-mouth network to find jobs
A number of startups are linking low-skilled job seekers with employers, bringing a semblance of formality to a largely unorganized sector that depended on word-of-mouth.
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