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Indian social media platform ShareChat raises $502 million, becomes unicorn

08 Apr 2021

Indian social media platform ShareChat raises $502 million, becomes unicorn

It's raining unicorns in India. ShareChat is the latest entrant to the billion-dollar club after raising $502 million from Tiger Global Management and LightSpeed Ventures. This pegs the Indian social media platform's valuation to $2.1 billion.

CRED's valuation skyrockets to $2.2 billion following fresh investment

06 Apr 2021

CRED's valuation skyrockets to $2.2 billion following fresh investment

In March, we had reported that Bengaluru-based fintech start-up CRED was in talks to raise around $200 million.

Fintech start-up CRED raising $200 million at $2 billion valuation

16 Mar 2021

Fintech start-up CRED raising $200 million at $2 billion valuation

Bengaluru's two-year-old fintech start-up CRED is in advanced stages of talks to raise around $200 million. This will reportedly increase the company's valuation to about $2 billion.

#FundingAlert: Bijnis receives secondary round of funding from prominent investors

04 Mar 2021

#FundingAlert: Bijnis receives secondary round of funding from prominent investors

B2B startup Bijnis on Thursday announced that it had concluded a secondary funding round raising an undisclosed amount. The deal saw shares owned by early investors sold to industry stalwarts Deepinder Goyal, Asish Mohapatra, Sarvbir Singh, and Manish Vij.

Reddit raises $250 million in Series E funding

09 Feb 2021

Reddit raises $250 million in Series E funding

Super Bowl advertisements are incredibly pricey, but Reddit seems to have got its money's worth. The self-declared "front page of the internet" has raised a cool $250 million in the latest funding round.

Robert Downey Jr. starts rolling fund for clean tech investment

04 Feb 2021

Robert Downey Jr. starts rolling fund for clean tech investment

The current US government seems to be all for climate change, and there are a few Hollywood celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, among others, who have thought of concrete steps when it comes to environmental development.

Ahead of its IPO next year, Zomato raises $660 million

19 Dec 2020

Ahead of its IPO next year, Zomato raises $660 million

Zomato has raised $660 million as part of its primary financing round, giving the Gurugram-based food tech unicorn a valuation of $3.9 billion, the company's founder and CEO, Deepinder Goyal, said on Twitter.