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The consumer internet space in India has been flushed with cash since late-2014. The hyper-funding trend has spilled over to the first month of 2016 and 113 startups have raised over $493.2 million funding. If you compare the amount of funding raised this January with that raised in the same period in 2015, there is […]
02 Feb 2016
When YourStory started chronicling the startup ecosystem in 2008, few companies, including the ones in our INDIA 100 2015 list, were known beyond their immediate circles; seven years down the line, these companies have grown to become not just India’s best-known names but have also attracted global attention to India and its maturing fast-startup ecosystem. […]
24 Dec 2015
A few years ago, parents were happy with options like Barbie, G.I Joe, and Lego Blocks for their young children. But now, parents know and want much more. Over the last five years, the demand for more options, especially for products and services that cater to babies around the world, has made baby startups quite […]
12 Aug 2015
Hopscotch is an online shop that stocks international brands of products for kids that was founded in October, 2012 by Harvard Business School alumni, Rahul Anand and Lisa Kennedy. The duo also worked together at the immensely successful Diapers.com. The company has recently acquired SkoolShop, an online school supplies retailer. SkoolShop operated in both the […]
09 May 2014
We know about mycity4kids and Hopscotch, who are some of the players in this space. Now lets hear the story of Kukucrate, founded by Charu Agarwal, who turned entrepreneur when she had to return to India after spending 13 long years in the US. Charu thought of Kukucrate because she found an opportunity to address the disconnect between education and creativity for little kids.
07 Aug 2013