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Leap.Club, the professional network for women announces Bengaluru, Mumbai launch

02 Jul 2020

Leap.Club, the professional network for women announces Bengaluru, Mumbai launch

For years, experts have raised concerns about the low representation of women at senior levels in the corporate sector.

Tea cafe chain Chaayos raises $21.5 million funding

11 Feb 2020

Tea cafe chain Chaayos raises $21.5 million funding

Chaayos, a technology-led cafe chain which sells a variety of tea and snacks, has raised $21.5 million in a mix of equity and debt funding round led by Think Investment.

Rivigo raises $20 million in Series F funding round: Report

06 Jan 2020

Rivigo raises $20 million in Series F funding round: Report

Gurugram-based unicorn Rivigo has raised $20 million (Rs. 142 crore) in a Series F round of funding.

Logistics start-up XpressBees raises $10 million from Alibaba

04 Jan 2020

Logistics start-up XpressBees raises $10 million from Alibaba

Pune-based XpressBees has raised $10 million in funding from existing investor Alibaba, according to regulatory filings of the company.

Social commerce start-up WMall receives Rs. 64 crore funding

21 Nov 2019

Social commerce start-up WMall receives Rs. 64 crore funding

WMall, a Bengaluru-based social commerce start-up that sells kitchen items as well as women's beauty products, has raised Rs. 64 crore (approximately $9 million) in a Series B round of funding.

Warren Buffett set to invest Rs. 2,000+ cr in Paytm

27 Aug 2018

Warren Buffett set to invest Rs. 2,000+ cr in Paytm

If reports are to be believed, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway are in talks with Paytm parent company, One97 Communications to invest around Rs. 2,200-2,500cr ($300-350mn) in the digital payments company.

Urban Ladder raises Rs. 78.2cr from Kalaari Capital and others

01 Mar 2018

Urban Ladder raises Rs. 78.2cr from Kalaari Capital and others

Bengaluru-based home-furnishing company Urban Ladder has raised $12mn in an internal funding round from Kalaari Capital, Saif Partners, Sequoia Capital, and Steadview Capital.

Swiggy raises Rs. 642cr in its biggest funding round

08 Feb 2018

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.

Paytm to become a $10bn start-up after secondary share sale

28 Jan 2018

Paytm to become a $10bn start-up after secondary share sale

The valuation of home-grown digital payments giant Paytm, owned by Noida-based One97 Communications, is likely to jump to $10bn after some existing and former employees sell a part of their shares to new investors, including Canada-based Discovery Capital. Information about other investors isn't available yet.

Flipkart in talks to pick up stake in BookMyShow

16 Oct 2017

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.

Zomato will charge zero commission from restaurants on food orders

19 Sep 2017

Zomato will charge zero commission from restaurants on food orders

Zomato is having a good run.

Paytm Mall's festival marketing budget is a whopping Rs. 1000cr

04 Sep 2017

Paytm Mall's festival marketing budget is a whopping Rs. 1000cr

This festival season, India will witness one of the biggest e-commerce wars. Reports show that Paytm Mall's budget, for cash back, marketing, and promotions for September-October, is a whopping amount of Rs. 1,000 crore.

The start-up funding game, in focus now, SAIF Partners

27 Jul 2017

The start-up funding game, in focus now, SAIF Partners

India has seen its fair share of start-up success and failures stories. A start-up begins with a vision but to make it a reality, it often needs funding. One of the ways to go about it is via venture capitals

Paytm Mall gets 800 employees, will hire 2,000 more

10 Jul 2017

Paytm Mall gets 800 employees, will hire 2,000 more

Paytm appears to be readying itself to become the third major e-commerce entity besides Flipkart and Amazon in India. It recently shifted 800 employees from One97 Communications to Paytm Ecommerce Pvt Ltd which runs Paytm Mall.

GoZoomo resurfaces from the dead for acquisition deal

28 Apr 2017

GoZoomo resurfaces from the dead for acquisition deal

GoZoomo made headlines when the firm decided that they would give back the unused money it had raised from the investors, as it was closing down.

Investors pump in Rs 102 crore in Urban Ladder

18 Feb 2017

Investors pump in Rs 102 crore in Urban Ladder

The Bengaluru-based online furniture store Urban ladder has raised about Rs 102 crore in a Series E round from existing and new investors.

Indian start-up GoZoomo decides to shut shop, returns investors' money

27 Aug 2016

Indian start-up GoZoomo decides to shut shop, returns investors' money

GoZoomo, founded in 2014, set-out to tackle the issue of mistrust in used-car maketplace space.