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Voonik, a leading fashion app, today announced that it had raised USD 5 million in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital and Seedfund. They had earlier raised a 2.5 Cr round from Seedfund. Breaking away from the conventional e-commerce business model, Voonik is powered by an in-house personal shopping platform that makes recommendations to shoppers […]
10 Jun 2015
The selfie generation in Chennai is not just kicked about taking their own photos but also starting their own ventures. At least, that is how the picture looks right now. While superstar Rajinikanth and Ilayathalapathi Vijay continue to fascinate others, the smarter lot has a whole new set of icons today. Starting from Mark Zuckerberg […]
03 Mar 2015
Mumbai-based food ordering app TinyOwl has raised Rs. 100 crore in its Series B round from Matrix Partners, Sequoia Capital and Nexus Venture Partners. The company plans to utilize the fresh round of capital infused to expand its footprint to over 50 cities in the country, invest in higher user-friendly technology and enhance the end-user […]
26 Feb 2015
Funding Round up Feb 1-7 2015 Last week was one of those busy weeks, money was raining on Indian startups. Here’s a list of startups that raised funding and some which were acquired. (see all of 2014) FreeCharge, M-commerce platform has raised USD 80 million in a series C round of funding from investors that […]
08 Feb 2015
Verse Innovation Pvt. Ltd, who is a parent company of vernacular focused app Newshunt, has raised Rs. 250 crore in series C funding led by New York-based hedge fund Falcon Edge Capital. Existing investors Matrix Partners India, Sequoia Capital India and Omidyar Network also participated in this round of funding. In September 2014, Newshunt had raised Rs. […]
06 Feb 2015
YourStory’s Techsparks event series is an inspiring chronicle of India’s startup journey, with product showcases, insightful panels and high-power keynotes. In the last column, we shared the journey down memory lane with the highlights of Techsparks 2012, let us move a year down now to a flashback of Techsparks 2013! The 2013 edition of the […]
01 Jun 2014
Private Equity firms obtained exit routes for their investments in 29 Indian companies during the quarter ended June 2013, up 38% over the 21 exits in the same period a year ago, says data from Venture Intelligence, a research service focused on private company financials, transactions and valuations in India. The exit volumes were also 21% higher than that in the in the immediate previous quarter (which had witnessed 24 exits). Of the divestitures during the latest quarter, 21 represented complete exits; the remainder partial ones.
09 Jul 2013