Articles about Unicorn
20 Dec 2019
Lenskart raises $231 million, enters the elite unicorn club
Lenskart, a Faridabad-based start-up providing a platform to buy eyewear online, has reportedly raised $231 million in a Series G round of funding led by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank.
20 Dec 2018
Swiggy raises $1bn in its largest funding round yet
Months after entering India's unicorn club, food delivery platform Swiggy has raised a whopping $1bn in fresh capital from existing and new investors.
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.
02 Aug 2018
Apple is now first public company worth $1 trillion
On Thursday, Apple became the world's first public company to be worth a whopping $1 trillion.
20 Feb 2018
OrCam: This lesser-known company got a $1 billion valuation
OrCam Technologies Ltd., an Israeli company developing technology for visually impaired people, has been valued at $1 billion after completing a funding round of $30.4 million.
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.
05 Sep 2017
Zomato eyes $200m from Alibaba, may get the unicorn-tag back
According to reports, Zomato is currently engaged in negotiation with Alibaba and its payments affiliate Ant Financial to raise up to $200 million from them.
24 Jun 2017
InMobi looking for a CTO as Saxena plans to move
InMobi announced that it was looking for a new chief technology officer as incumbent Mohit Saxena is set to move to the US for personal reasons.
18 Jun 2017
France launches tech visa to become "country of unicorns"
In a bid to become "country of unicorns", France launched a new technology visa to attract foreign talent.
09 May 2017
MobiKwik may get $100 million funding from BlackRock and others
MobiKwik, which competes with firms such as Paytm and FreeCharge in digital payments space, is now going to get a big boost in its endeavors.
06 May 2017
Uber under criminal investigation in US over 'Greyball'
Uber is facing criminal investigation in the US over its Greyball program that it uses to evade authorities, particularly in areas where it was banned or restricted.
17 Apr 2017
Hike to add payments mechanism with UPI integration
Sources confirmed that Hike Messenger is all set to roll out a payment mechanism on the app which will be the first in India to be integrated with the government's UPI interface.
05 Apr 2017
InMobi, India's 1st unicorn manages to show steady profit
India's first unicorn InMobi has managed to remain profitable throughout 2016.
06 Mar 2017
Uber confirms existence of secret program to avoid the law
In response to a report by The New York Times, ride-sharing giant Uber confirmed that it had been using a secret program called Greyball to avoid authorities in cities where it faced resistance from law enforcement or government bans.