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Musk's Boring Company reaches $5.7bn valuation with latest $675mn funding

21 Apr 2022

Business
Musk's Boring Company reaches $5.7bn valuation with latest $675mn funding

Elon Musk's underground tunneling project, The Boring Company, has raised $675 million in Series C funding round. This takes the valuation of the enterprise to $5.7 billion.

How Taranjeet Singh's AgNext Technologies is revolutionizing food value chains

13 Sep 2021

Inspirational
How Taranjeet Singh's AgNext Technologies is revolutionizing food value chains

India is an emerging technology hub and an established agrarian economy. At the intersection of these worlds, Taranjeet Singh Bhamra is redefining horizons for agriculturists and technocrats alike with his leading agritech start-up AgNext Technologies.

#FundingAlert: Unacademy raises $440 million, now valued at $3.4 billion

02 Aug 2021

Business
#FundingAlert: Unacademy raises $440 million, now valued at $3.4 billion

The ed-tech industry in India continues to boom amid the raging pandemic. And, now ed-tech start-up Unacademy has successfully raised $440 million in a new funding round led by Singapore's state-run Temasek Holdings.

#FundingAlert: ShareChat's parent raises $145 million led by Temasek, MSV

27 Jul 2021

Business
#FundingAlert: ShareChat's parent raises $145 million led by Temasek, MSV

The parent company behind ShareChat and short video app Moj, Mohalla Tech has successfully raised $145 million as an extension of its Series F funding round.

#FundingAlert: Flipkart raises $3.6 billion in fresh funding

12 Jul 2021

Business
#FundingAlert: Flipkart raises $3.6 billion in fresh funding

Walmart-owned e-commerce giant Flipkart has successfully raised $3.6 billion in fresh funding from global investors, sovereign funds, and private equity firms, as well as by Walmart itself.

#FundingAlert: Koo's valuation crosses $100 million mark amid fresh investment

26 May 2021

Business
#FundingAlert: Koo's valuation crosses $100 million mark amid fresh investment

India's homegrown Twitter rival Koo has raised $30 million (approximately Rs. 218 crore) in a Series-B funding round led by Tiger Global. Existing investors have also participated in the round.

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

08 Apr 2021

Business
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 Venture Partners. 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

Business
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

Business
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

Business
#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

Business
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

Entertainment
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

Business
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.