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Launched in May this year, PVC Accelerators has announced its first batch of startups. Madpiggy, SenseGiz, Transtutors and RocketFood are the four startups chosen for the accelerator program. Each company selected for a six-month mentorship will receive up to Rs 30 lakh in funding without having to give up equity. This first batch of four […]
02 Jul 2015
This week Craftsvilla announced a Rs 110 Cr round led by Sequoia Capital and supported by existing investors Lightspeed and Nexus and new investor Global Founders Capital. This is an important milestone for a company that has quietly been building out India’s largest marketplace for ethnic apparel and products. In our view, Craftsvilla stands out […]
23 Apr 2015
Looking to disrupt the $10 billion Indian home design and furnishing market, HomeLane.com, the technology-led, home design and set-up company started by veteran entrepreneur Srikanth Iyer and Rama Harinath, has successfully raised US $4.5 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia Capital with participation from Mohandas Pai’s Aarin Capital. HomeLane had previously raised seed […]
23 Feb 2015
If you believe in something, work nights and weekends, it won’t feel like work – Kevin Rose, Founder – Digg Sequoia Capital backed, Practo, which is headquartered in Bangalore, brings doctors and patients together on the same platform so that patients know where to go when they need to find the best doctor, and doctors […]
28 Jun 2014
Close on the heels of a recent landmark deal in the Indian e-commerce space, marquee investor Sequoia Capital has raised its fourth India-focused fund of USD 530 million to double-down on its venture and early growth investment activities in India. The new fund will invest primarily in the technology, consumer and healthcare sectors. With this fund raise, the total […]
30 May 2014
The idea for the venture came about for the trio, when during the course of their interactions with various large production houses, directors etc., they realized there is no platform for young filmmakers to reach out to their audiences unless they were really well connected in the film fraternity. The challenges young filmmakers faced were lack of financial support, infrastructural support and mostly a dedicated platform to showcase their work. This was the genesis of Humaramovie.
10 May 2013