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

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.

Bus aggregator start-up Shuttl raises $18 million in funding

01 Nov 2019

Bus aggregator start-up Shuttl raises $18 million in funding

Shuttl, a Gurugram-based bus aggregator that promises to make daily commute safe, reliable, and affordable for everyone, has raised $18 million in Series C round of funding.

OYO raising $1.5 billion from founder Ritesh Agarwal, SoftBank, others

07 Oct 2019

OYO raising $1.5 billion from founder Ritesh Agarwal, SoftBank, others

In a major development, India's second most valuable start-up, OYO Hotels & Homes, has confirmed its plan to raise $1.5 billion in fresh funding.

Bengaluru-based Udaan raises $585 million in Series D funding

03 Oct 2019

Bengaluru-based Udaan raises $585 million in Series D funding

Udaan, a Bengaluru-based B2B start-up by former Flipkart executives, has raised $585 million in Series D funding round.

OYO Rooms raises $1bn, enters unicorn club

25 Sep 2018

OYO Rooms raises $1bn, enters unicorn club

Budget hotel chain OYO Rooms has entered India's unicorn club, having raised a whopping $800mn in a round led by Japan's Softbank Vision Fund.

ThoughtSpot gets $60 million more for its AI technology

19 Aug 2017

ThoughtSpot gets $60 million more for its AI technology

Silicon Valley based ThoughtSpot said that it has received another $60 million investment, as an extension of the previous $60 million financing round, led by venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners, making it a $120 million funding round at its end.

SpaceX Competition? Tucson-based start-up to make cheaper rockets

01 Jul 2017

SpaceX Competition? Tucson-based start-up to make cheaper rockets

Making small, cheaper rockets has always been a priority for the players of the competitive space launch market.

Verlinvest invests $30mn in education tech start-up Byju

29 Mar 2017

Verlinvest invests $30mn in education tech start-up Byju

Byju's, one of the few education technology start-ups that have scaled majorly in the last 1.5 years, has raised $30mn from Brussels-based Verlinvest.

Indian techie sells company for $3.7bn to Cisco

26 Jan 2017

Indian techie sells company for $3.7bn to Cisco

Jyoti Bansal, an IIT Delhi alumnus, has sold his company AppDynamics to Cisco for $3.7 billion.

Byju's raises $50 million from Chan Zuckerberg Foundation, Sequoia, others

09 Sep 2016

Byju's raises $50 million from Chan Zuckerberg Foundation, Sequoia, others

Indian education company Byju's, run by Think and Learn Pvt Ltd, said it raised a whopping $50 million from existing investors and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.