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

23 Jan 2020

Business
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.

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

25 Dec 2019

Business
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.

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

16 Dec 2019

Business
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.

Online insurance provider Acko raises $16 million from Ascent Capital

30 Nov 2019

Business
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

28 Nov 2019

Business
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.

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

27 Nov 2019

Business
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.

Bollywood biggies who have invested in start-ups

04 Jul 2019

Entertainment
Bollywood biggies who have invested in start-ups

Last week Akshay Kumar, invested an undisclosed amount, as part of Series C funding, in wearable tech start-up, GOQii (pronounced Go-Key).

Bounce raises $3 million from venture debt firm InnoVen Capital

25 Sep 2018

Business
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.

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

09 Aug 2018

Business
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.

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

30 Jul 2018

Business
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.

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

24 May 2018

Business
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.

Amazon planning to buy Flipkart to prevent rival Walmart bid

04 Apr 2018

Business
Amazon planning to buy Flipkart to prevent rival Walmart bid

According to reports, Amazon might make an offer to buy India's largest e-commerce platform Flipkart.

Swiggy raises Rs. 642cr in its biggest funding round

08 Feb 2018

Business
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.

Flipkart in talks to pick up stake in BookMyShow

16 Oct 2017

Business
Flipkart in talks to pick up stake in BookMyShow

E-commerce giant Flipkart is reportedly in talks to pick up a significant stake in online ticketing platform BookMyShow to build out its services and transaction offering.

Top venture capital firms and their successful strategies

22 Dec 2016

Business
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.

FirstCry acquires Mahindra's BabyOye for Rs.362.1 crore

17 Oct 2016

Business
FirstCry acquires Mahindra's BabyOye for Rs.362.1 crore

Online baby care portal FirstCry acquired Mahindra Group's e-commerce website for kids' products, BabyOye.

Jet.com to be acquired by Walmart for $3bn in cash

09 Aug 2016

Business
Jet.com to be acquired by Walmart for $3bn in cash

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