Articles about Startups
07 May 2022Business
Bengaluru-based Wakefit Solutions has been in the business of sleep for six years. The company has now taken things up a notch by introducing what they call the "Right to Nap."
02 Mar 2022Business
Fintech unicorn BharatPe has accused co-founder Ashneer Grover and his family of "extensive misappropriation of company funds."
23 Feb 2022Business
Fintech company BharatPe has sacked Madhuri Jain—the company's controller and co-founder Ashneer Grover's wife—based on charges of misappropriation of funds, The Economic Times reported on Wednesday.
05 Feb 2022Business
BharatPe co-founder Ashneer Grover has reportedly demanded Rs. 4,000 crore from investors if they want him to leave the company.
01 Feb 2022Technology
Presenting the Union Budget 2022 on Tuesday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the "Drone Shakti" project to promote startups in the country.
04 Jan 2022Business
Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of failed blood-testing start-up Theranos, was found guilty on four of the 11 federal charges on Monday.
03 Jan 2022Entertainment
Chennai-based OTT platform Shortflix has reportedly collaborated with a leading media firm for raising Series A funding.
28 Nov 2021India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 83rd edition of his monthly radio show Mann ki Baat.
21 Nov 2021Technology
California Bay Area start-up Astra, on November 20, joined the big league of private companies that have successfully put spacecraft in space.
09 Nov 2021Inspirational
Helping tie various elements of a growing e-commerce business together, Mason is a no-code Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that businesses need to ensure the customer-facing storefront always stays shipshape.
08 Nov 2021Inspirational
Attero Recycling is India's largest electronic waste (e-waste) and Lithium-ion battery recycling company co-founded by brothers Rohan Gupta and IIT-Delhi alumnus Nitin Gupta.
14 Oct 2021Business
Aiming to capture a larger share in India's used car retail space, Jaipur-based CarDekho has raised $250 million, including $200 million in equity and $50 million as debt, in its latest pre-IPO funding round.
12 Oct 2021Inspirational
When seven out of every 10 children would do jobs that don't exist yet, what should children learn today to succeed tomorrow?
23 Sep 2021Business
Chennai and San Mateo-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) company Freshworks Inc. made its debut on Nasdaq after an initial public offering (IPO) worth over $1 billion.
13 Sep 2021Inspirational
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.
20 Aug 2021Business
Bengaluru-based fintech platform CRED Friday announced the launch of a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending product called Mint on its platform that will help its 7.5 million users benefit more from the service.
13 Aug 2021Inspirational
With a presence in over 20 countries in just five years of starting-up, JuicyScore is a sophisticated risk management and fraud prevention solution for financial institutions.
02 Aug 2021Business
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.
30 Jul 2021Business
We are at a watershed moment in the social media industry where audio-based real-time interaction platforms have caught on and are witnessing a boom.
23 Jul 2021Business
Shares of food delivery giant Zomato Friday made a stellar debut on stock markets as the company created history by becoming the first Indian unicorn to go public.
22 Jul 2021Inspirational
Armed with years of experience garnered at reputed venture capital (VC) firms, Ajay Lakhotia observed that commoners and even those who've studied finance are baffled by jargon traders use. Plus, they are afraid to lose money trading stocks.
07 Jul 2021Inspirational
While the world is fanboying over Clubhouse and its Big Tech clones, Bengaluru-based serial entrepreneur Vikas Malpani has been at it since 2018, shaping Leher to become a world-class audio-video-based social network that revolves around communities and their interests.
04 Jul 2021Business
Just when you thought that e-commerce is at its pinnacle, a Los Angeles-based start-up called Mighty is here to take it up a notch.
14 Jun 2021Technology
A Pune-based start-up has integrated 3D printing and pharmaceuticals to develop a mask that inactivates viral particles of COVID-19 infection that come in contact with it, the Department of Science and Technology said on Monday.
10 Jun 2021Business
After months of speculation, Tata Digital finally announced on Thursday that it will be acquiring a major stake in 1mg. It remains tight-lipped about the financial aspects of the acquisition, but this is a part of the company's overarching strategy to create a formidable digital ecosystem.
26 May 2021Business
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.
28 Apr 2021Business
Food delivery platform Zomato Ltd filed its Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), heralding its Initial Public Offering (IPO) amounting to Rs. 8,250 crore.
23 Apr 2021Inspirational
Samarth Kholkar is the co-founder of BLive, India's first electric vehicle (EV) experience platform.
08 Apr 2021Business
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.
09 Apr 2021Inspirational
At the helm of India's largest vernacular test preparation app called Pariksha is Karanvir Singh, its founder and CEO, an alumnus of Symbiosis University.
06 Apr 2021Business
In March, we had reported that Bengaluru-based fintech start-up CRED was in talks to raise around $200 million.
06 Apr 2021Inspirational
Armed with nine years of work experience, an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and having spent two years running a successful start-up, Narayan Singh Rao decided to make an impact in the area of sustainable power generation by leveraging solar energy.
25 Mar 2021Inspirational
While pursuing MBA at IIM Ahmedabad, Bhanu Harish Gurram realized that an average Indian's financial literacy is sub-par. Moreover, financial news is loaded with technical jargon and aimed squarely at someone from the industry.
03 Apr 2021Inspirational
After witnessing the havoc wreaked by the 2015 Chennai floods first-hand, then 22-year-old Shree Ram Ravichandran felt there was a dire need for disaster relief shelters which can be swiftly deployed.
20 Mar 2021Inspirational
After working for years in the financial services industry, Bengaluru-based Achitra Borgohain set out to solve India's e-waste problem.
16 Mar 2021Business
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.
10 Mar 2021Inspirational
Sarthak Agarwal, an NITK graduate, laid the foundation for iview while he was still in college. What started out as a paperless selection platform for a student club at NITK, is now an Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled pre-hiring assessment platform trusted by both—start-ups and enterprises.
05 Mar 2021Business
Ashutosh Kumar is the CEO and co-founder of Testbook.com, a Mumbai-based Education Technology (ed-tech) start-up. The platform claims it has seven million monthly active users and attracts around 900,000 new users each month.
04 Mar 2021Business
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.