Accel Partners: News

23 Jan 2020


Bike rental start-up Bounce raises $105 million Series D funding

Bounce (formerly known as Metro Bikes), a Bengaluru-based start-up that provides last-mile connectivity solutions, has raised $105 million in a Series D round of funding.

25 Dec 2019


Pay back time: OYO is making its early-stage investors rich

The general partners (GPs) at Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital have raked a huge payout from India's leading hotel chain OYO Hotels & Homes.

16 Dec 2019


Marketing intelligence start-up Slintel raises $1.5 million seed funding

Slintel, a San Francisco-headquartered SaaS start-up which provides lead intelligence and sales enablement support to businesses, has raised $1.5 million in a seed round of funding.

30 Nov 2019


Online insurance provider Acko raises $16 million from Ascent Capital

Mumbai-based insurance-tech start-up Acko General Insurance, a digital first platform which primarily offers two-wheeler and four-wheeler insurance, has raised $16 million in funding from Ascent Capital.

Biotechnology start-up Zumutor Biologics raises $4 million: Details here

Zumutor Biologics Inc., a biotechnology start-up founded in Bengaluru, has raised $4 million in a fresh round of funding.

27 Nov 2019


Logistics start-up BlackBuck raises Rs. 56 crore from Trifecta

BlackBuck, a Bengaluru-based logistics start-up, has raised Rs. 56 crore (approximately $7.83 million) in debt and equity round from venture debt firm, Trifecta Capital.

25 Sep 2018


Bounce raises $3 million from venture debt firm InnoVen Capital

Two-wheeler rental service provider Bounce today said it has raised $3 million from leading venture debt firm, InnoVen Capital.

09 Aug 2018


Metro Bikes raises $12.2 million funding; rebrands as 'Bounce'

Bike rental startup Metro Bikes today said it has raised $12.2 million in a Series-A funding round led by Sequoia India and Accel Partners and has rebranded itself as Bounce.

30 Jul 2018


Health start-up Cure.Fit raises $120mn in Series C funding

Bengaluru-based health and fitness start-up Cure.Fit has raised a massive $120mn (around Rs. 825cr) in its Series C round of funding led by existing investors IDG Ventures, Accel Partners, and Kalaari Capital.

24 May 2018


Hrithik Roshan invests $878,200 in fitness start-up Cure.Fit

Bengaluru-based fitness start-up Cure.Fit has raised $878,200 (Rs. 6cr) from Bollywood heart-throb Hrithik Roshan.

08 Feb 2018

Indian Startups

Swiggy raises Rs. 642cr in its biggest funding round

Bengaluru-based food delivery start-up Swiggy has raised $100mn (a little over Rs. 642.5 crore) in a Series F funding round led by South African media conglomerate Naspers joined by Chinese e-commerce platform Meituan-Dianping.

22 Dec 2016


Top venture capital firms and their successful strategies

With the end of the year nearing, the top three biggest venture capital funds in India have scripted big numbers this year, reports find.

09 Aug 2016

Alibaba Group to be acquired by Walmart for $3bn in cash

Walmart will be acquiring — an online-only shopping site for $3 billion in cash, plus up to $300 million in shares.