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Don’t You Want To Know The Reasons Behind Why The Investors Are Not Interested In Your Startup?

I will not invest in your startup! Perhaps I have lost the count now of how many times I have heard this. I have tried and tried and tried to impress my investors, but have no clue what went wrong

There Is No Way Of Knowing Whether You Should Take On Funding

Sooner or later, as an entrepreneur, you’re going to reach a crossroad. You’re going to reach a point where you choose whether you want to maintain ownership of your business, or whether you want to take on outside investment. This

6 Top Reasons For Declining Funding From Investors

In India, where our PM Aims at 1.25 Lakhs startups – Most of Young Entrepreneurs just Talk about raising funding and very few aims at bootstrapping. Expecting money from Investors and assume no string attached, would you do that with your own

Lendingkart Finance raised Rs.50 crore from Yes Bank

Lendingkart Finance Limited has raised fresh debt funding from private sector bank YES Bank. The funds will be utilized to further build the loan book as the company expands their reach to SMEs operating in tier 3 and below cities

Don’t You Want To Know The Reasons Behind Why The Investors Are Not Interested In Your Startup?

I will not invest in your startup! Perhaps I have lost the count now of how many times I have heard this. I have tried and tried and tried to impress my investors, but have no clue what went wrong

AR Startup Whodat raised $600,000 from Ideaspring Capital.

AR Startup Whodat, has raised $600,000 (approximately Rs 3.86 crore) from Ideaspring Capital. The company will use the funds for research and development, and team expansion. Ideaspring Capital MD Arihant Patni said “Whodat has a great team led by Sriram (Ganesh)

OLA raised 1,675 Cr from Softbank in Fresh Funding Round

Japanese investor SoftBank has pumped in about Rs. 1,675 crore in fresh funding in Indian transportation start-up Ola to give it more muscle to take the American rival Uber head-on. SoftBank subsidiary SIMI Pacific Pte has picked up 12,97,945 shares

Logistics Startup Emiza raises $4.5 Mn Funding From VC Firm Mayfield

Mumbai-based Supply chain management and logistics startup Emiza Inc has secured $4.5 Mn (INR 30 Cr) in the latest round of funding, led by US-based VC firm Mayfield. The round also saw participation from existing investors Freshdesk COO, Nishant Rao and

HackerEarth raises $4.5 million from DHI Group, others

HackerEarth Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a start-up that provides online skill evaluation and innovation management services, has raised $4.5 million (₹20 crore) in a Series A funding round led by DHI Group Inc. The round also saw participation from Japanese firms

Whatfix raised Rs 24 crore in series-A round led by Stellaris

SAAS Startup Whatfix raised $3.6 million (about Rs 24 crore) in an early round of funding led by Stellaris Venture Partners according to ET Related: Indian entrepreneurs Success Stories The series-A round also saw participation from Helion Ventures, Powerhouse Ventures and

BigBasket raises Rs45 crore from Trifecta Capital

Big Basket has raised Rs 45 crores as venture debt from Trifecta Capital. The company intends to use the funds to set up new warehouses, facilities for reprocessing of fruits and vegetables, strengthening its cold chain and other capital expenditure.

Swiggy in talks with Naspers, Fosun to raise $50 million

Food delivery  Startup Swiggy is in talks with South African media company Naspers Ltd and Chinese conglomerate Fosun International Ltd to raise to raise $50 million in fresh funding. Existing investors are likely to participate in current funding round according to Mint newspaper.

Ex-Flipkart Executive’s Health & Fitness Startup CureFit ropes in $15M funding from Accel, IDG & Kalaari

Ex Flipkart executives Ankit Nagori and Mukesh Bansal’s CureFit, a healthcare and fitness start-up has raised $15 million from Accel Partners, IDG Ventures and Kalaari Capital. Nagori and Bansal who resigned as commerce platform head and chief business officer, respectively, from Flipkart

4 Things I Didn’t Know About Investors Before I Took Their Money

So many of us are obsessed with getting investors no one really talks about the real down side. So, you cashed the check, now what? Managing the relationship with your investors is an important skill that new entrepreneurs have to

5 Questions you need to nail if you want your Startup to raise funding

Sometimes knowing the right questions is more important than having all the answers. In a startup environment, this would form the fundamental reason for your existence. When it comes to funding, how would one determine whether the criteria of getting

Phase of exuberance in e-commerce sector over: Mohandas Pai

From a period of exuberance, India’s e-commerce sector has entered a reality check phase with players focussing on cost cutting and business viability as investors seek performance, tech investor T V Mohandas Pai said yesterday. Pai, ex-CFO of software major

KartRocket closes $8 Mn funding round; Will enhance its mobile marketplace Kraftly

E-commerce enabler KartRocket on Tuesday said it has raised $2 million (nearly Rs 13.45 crore) from a Japanese investor. With this, the company has now closed a $8 million (nearly Rs 53.8 crore) funding round. It, however, did not disclose details

Medical support platform Medidaili raises $100K from a clutch of Investors

Medical support service platform, Medidaili has raised $100,000 from a clutch of private investors. The funding will be used towards product development, increasing brand presence and tying up with more number of diagnostic centres pan India. “With new medicines, care technology

Home Rental Start-Up NestAway bags investment from Ratan Tata

Top industrialist in country, Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in home rental company NestAway Technologies, according to a statement. This is Mr Tata’s eighth personal investment in a start-up in 2016 so far. He has invested in over

Online marketplace for B2B commerce, OfBusiness secures $5Mn from Matrix Partners & Others

Gurgaon-based online marketplace for business-to-business (B2B) commerce, OfBusiness has raised around Rs 34 crore in a Series-A funding round led by Matrix Partners India. Ola’s co-founder & CEO Bhavish Aggarwal and Apoorva Patni of the Patni family, along with Pranay Chulet, Prashant Malik, Rohit MA

ibibo Group to receive $250 million investment from Naspers

Online travel services provider ibibo Group today said Internet and media firm Naspers, the principal share owner in the company, will invest another USD 250 million (around Rs 1,715 crore) in the group. The investment will be focused on extending

Home services startup Taskbob secures $4.5 Mn in Series A funding

Mumbai-based home services startup, Taskbob run by Crenovative Ideas, has secured $4.5 million (around Rs 30 crore) in a Series-A round of funding led by venture capital fund IvyCap Ventures, as it seeks to boost its growth and increase dominance

Mumbai Angels,Purvi Ventures and other Individual Angel Investors invest 2.7cr in ‘Advantage Club’

Advantage Club, India’s largest mobile first platform for corporate-employee benefits has raised 2.7cr from Purvi Ventures, Mumbai Angels and other Individual Angel Investors. The funds will be used to enhance the product with analytical features, allowing better individual and corporate

Snapdeal raises $200 million, giving it $6.5 billion market value

Online market place Snapdeal has raised $200 million from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and other investors as it looks to add more muscle to compete with likes of Amazon and Flipkart. The latest fund-raising follows $500 million raised last August

Ratan Tata Backs Bengaluru-Based Retail Technology Startup SnapBizz

Bengaluru-based retail technology start-up SnapBizz on Sunday said it has raised an undisclosed round of funding from veteran industrialist Ratan Tata. This is Mr Tata’s eighth investment in start-ups in 2016 so far. In January 2016, SnapBizz had announced a

Inc42 Raises Pre Series A Funding From Unicorn India Ventures, Aarin Capital & Others

Inc42 , a new age tech media company, has announced that it has secured Pre Series A round of funding led by Unicorn India Fund and Mohandas Pai & Ranjan Pai’s fund Aarin Capital. Speaking about the investment, Mohandas Pai

Weddingz.in scoops up pre-Series A funding from Sixth Sense Ventures

Online marketplace for wedding venues and vendors, Weddingz.in has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding from consumer-centric venture fund Sixth Sense Ventures. In November, the startup had raised about $1 million (around Rs 6.7 crore) in angel funding from a group of

Motorcycle touring startup Motoziel to raise $3 mn in next fiscal

Motorcycle touring startup Motoziel plans to raise up to USD 3 million in the next fiscal to expand its vehicle fleet. “We are looking at raising about USD 2-3 million next year to expand our fleet size. We plan to

Sistema sets up $50 million fund to invest into start-ups

Sistema JSFC, a Russian conglomerate has jumped onto the Indian startup bandwagon. It has floated a proprietary $50-million (Rs 340 crore) Asia Fund to support Indian startups operating in the technology and niche consumer retail segments. Sistema is the largest

Hindi social networking portal ShabdaNagari raises Rs 1.2 crore from Kanpur Angels

ShabdaNagari, a Hindi social networking portal, has raised Rs 1.2 crore in angel investment from Kanpur Angels and a clutch of other investors. The funds will be used to expand genres on the site and upgrade user interface. “With ShabdaNagari,

Housing.com secures Rs 100 crore investment from SoftBank

Japan-based SoftBank has invested an additional Rs 100 crore in Housing.com to drive the growth of the realty portal. Announcing the fresh funding, Mumbai-based Housing.com said that “it has secured a fresh round of funding from SoftBank, its largest investor”.

Online Coupons venture Cashkaro.com raised undisclosed amount from Ratan Tata

Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in online cash-back and coupons venture CashKaro.com, his third investment in 2016. The investment comes about two months after CashKaro.com raised Rs 25 crore from Kalaari Capital. Tata had

Growth, Talent, Funding Top Challenges for Indian Startups

Growth, talent management and funding are the top three challenges that small startups in the country face, a survey by industry body IAMAI today said. According to Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and IMRB International survey, raising fund

Social fitness app Fitso secures $200K investment from Jugnoo CEO, others

Gurgaon-based Jogo Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs Fitso, a social networking app that connects users with similar fitness-related interests, has secured $200,000 (Rs 1.3 crore) in angel funding from ex-Grofers CTO Varun Khurana, Jugnoo CEO Samar Singla and Wildcraft’s Vinay

IAN invests Rs. 3.5 crore in car pooling app Orahi

Indian Angel Network ( IAN) has invested Rs 3.5 crore in Gurgaon based carpooling app Orahi. The company, which has over 45,000 registered users in Delhi-NCR, plans to use the funds to strengthen its technology platform and expand operations to

Media-Tech startup ZAPR raises funding from Flipkart, Saavn, Micromax and Mu Sigma cofounders

Bangalore based media-tech startup, ZAPR, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding led by Flipkart, with participation from Saavn, Micromax and Mu Sigma cofounders – Dhiraj Rajaram and Ambiga Dhiraj. This round also saw participation from existing investors – Dinesh

Visteon Signs Agreement to Acquire India-based AllGo Systems

Global automotive cockpit electronics supplier Visteon Corporation (VC) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire AllGo Systems, a leading developer of embedded multimedia system solutions to global vehicle manufacturers. The agreement, which is subject to customary closing conditions

CarTrade raises Rs 950 Cr from Temasek, March Capital & Warburg Pincus

India’s leading online auto classifieds portal, CarTrade, has raised Rs 950 crores led by Temasek, an investment company based in Singapore, and March Capital a leading US based venture investment firm, with participation from existing investor Warburg Pincus, a leading international private equity firm focused on growth investing. “The

TravelTriangle looking to raise $30 million funding in third round

An online marketplace for discovering travel agents, TravelTriangle.com,  is looking to raise about $30 million (about Rs 201 crore) in its third round of funding. The five-year-old Noida-based venture, which counts marquee venture capital firms SAIF Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners

Shopclues joins India’s startup unicorns list after raising Series E round led by GIC

Gurgaon based E-commerce platform Shopclues, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in its Series E round led by GIC, the largest sovereign wealth fund of Singapore. Existing investors including fund Tiger Global Management and Nexus Venture Partners participated in this round

Online Jewellery brand Melorra receives largest early stage investment from Lightbox

Bengaluru-based online jewellery brand Melorra.com, which launched operations this week, has raised USD 5 million (about Rs 33 crore) from Lightbox Ventures, making it the largest early stage investment in the country. The brand caters to modern Indian women by

Makemytrip raises $180 Mn funds from China’s largest travel site, Ctrip

Ctrip.com, China’s largest travel site, is buying a stake in India’s largest travel portal MakeMyTrip for $180 million (around Rs 1,200 crore) via convertible bonds, which will allow it to tap into the growing base of Indian consumers who use smartphones

Sensara, app that converts smartphones into television remotes raises funding from Ex-Google India head

Bengaluru-based Sensara that converts smartphones into television remotes and enables search of TV programmes on the mobile device, has raised Rs 5 crore from Gana Yantrika Systems and Google India cofounder Lalitesh Katragadda to grow its company. “We’ve set out on

Bengaluru based Ride Sharing Startup 360Ride secures Rs.1Cr in Seed Funding from HNI

Bengaluru-based start-up, 360Ride which offers a P2P powered free ride sharing platform for commuters, has raised 1 Cr in seed funding by a Delhi based High Net worth Individual(HNI). The start-up is planning to use the fund to expand its marketing and promotional

Furniture rental platform Cityfurnish raises seed funding from Citrus Pay’s cofounder Jitendra Gupta

BW ACCELERATE batch 2 startup Cityfurnish – a Gurgaon based on-demand rental platform for renting premium furniture, furnishing and appliances raised undisclosed amount of seed fund from Citrus Pay’s cofounder Jitendra Gupta. The company will utilize this funding for strengthening

E-commerce B2B platform, IndustryBuying Raises Funding from TVS and Murugappa families

Industrybuying.com, India’s leading ecommerce B2B platform, featuring over 300,000 products on its platform announced that the Murugappa and TVS families have invested an undisclosed amount in the company. The funding round saw participation from Vellayan Subbiah, MD Chola Finance, Muthu

Late Stage Funding Dries Up for Start-Ups: Merisis

Late stage money for many start-ups in the country is drying up, with Series B and C funding down about 25-30 per cent over last year, according to investment banking firm Merisis Advisors. Investors are now instead looking at more

Logistics Platform Rivigo nabs $30 Mn in Series B Funding led by SAIF Partners

Gurgaon-based TrucksFirst Services Pvt. Ltd, which operates Logistics platform Rivigo has raised Series B round tune of $30 million with equity and debt financing. The investment was led by SAIF Partners. The platform aims to leverage the raised capital to

IvyCamp Announces Partnership With IIT Bombay to Collaborate on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Platform

IvyCamp, an initiative of IvyCap Ventures and the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), a business incubator of IIT Bombay today announced a strategic alliance to leverage the IvyCamp Platform to connect and create value for entrepreneurs and innovators across