Articles about Yuri Milner

Jeff Bezos, Yuri Milner invest in start-up for anti-aging research

07 Sep 2021

Jeff Bezos, Yuri Milner invest in start-up for anti-aging research

Elon Musk might be pioneering brain-machine interfaces at Neuralink but Jeff Bezos doesn't appear to be stopping after flying to space. His latest crazy bet on technology is nothing short of a science fiction flick.

Ed-tech unicorn BYJU's secures $122 million from Russian billionaire's fund

27 Aug 2020

Ed-tech unicorn BYJU's secures $122 million from Russian billionaire's fund

Homegrown ed-tech unicorn BYJU's has raised $122 million (Rs. 909 crore) from DST Global, the investment fund started by Russian tech billionaire Yuri Milner.

After Swiggy raises $210mn, Zomato looks to raise $400mn

22 Jun 2018

After Swiggy raises $210mn, Zomato looks to raise $400mn

Competition in India's fast-growing food delivery market is intensifying.

Proof of aliens? Stephen Hawking mission detects mysterious signals

02 Sep 2017

Proof of aliens? Stephen Hawking mission detects mysterious signals

A mission to find alien life has picked up mysterious radio signals coming from a galaxy three billion light years away.

Can ISRO help realize interstellar travel?

31 Jul 2017

Can ISRO help realize interstellar travel?

Christopher Nolan fans may be familiar with his 2014 sci-fi masterpiece 'Interstellar', which took us on an exciting, emotional 'interstellar' quest to find another habitable planet.

NestAway eyes fresh funding, public listing after profitability

19 May 2017

NestAway eyes fresh funding, public listing after profitability

Bengaluru-based rental start-up NestAway, which caters to tenants, mainly from the 22-30 age-category, is now planning to raise around $40 million funding.

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.

$100 million project to find extraterrestrial life on Proxima b

27 Sep 2016

$100 million project to find extraterrestrial life on Proxima b

Mark Zuckerberg joined physicist Stephen Hawking, and Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner to team up to find signs of life on a planet which is four light-years away from our Earth.