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Jio Platforms raises Rs. 6,598 crore from General Atlantic

17 May 2020

Jio Platforms raises Rs. 6,598 crore from General Atlantic

Jio Platforms, the entity holding telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 6,598 crore ($869.8 million) from US-based private equity firm General Atlantic.

'The Chainsmokers' are investing $50 million in start-ups

15 May 2020

'The Chainsmokers' are investing $50 million in start-ups

The Chainsmokers are planning to invest in start-ups. Alex Pall and Drew Taggart of the world-famous electropop band have launched a venture capital firm called Mantis to back promising start-ups around the world.

Jio Platforms raises Rs. 11,367 crore from Vista Equity

08 May 2020

Jio Platforms raises Rs. 11,367 crore from Vista Equity

Jio Platforms, the entity holding telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 11,367 crore from US-based private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.

Facebook invests $5.7 billion (Rs. 43,574 crore) in Jio

22 Apr 2020

Facebook invests $5.7 billion (Rs. 43,574 crore) in Jio

Finally, Facebook has confirmed the long-rumored plan of teaming up with Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries.

Big Basket raises $60mn to meet demand surge amid lockdown

09 Apr 2020

Big Basket raises $60mn to meet demand surge amid lockdown

Big Basket, one of India's biggest hyperlocal grocery start-ups, has raised $60 million as part of a bridge-round of funding from Alibaba and others.

Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

26 Mar 2020

Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

After Meesho and Unacademy, Facebook is looking to invest in Reliance Jio to make another big move in the Indian market.

#FinancialBytes: Major changes to PPF rules you should know about

02 Mar 2020

#FinancialBytes: Major changes to PPF rules you should know about

The Public Provident Fund (PPF) is one of the most-preferred long-term tax-saving investment options.

Fintech start-up BharatPe secures $75 million in funding: Details here

24 Feb 2020

Fintech start-up BharatPe secures $75 million in funding: Details here

BharatPe, a fintech start-up helping small Indian businesses and merchants go digital, has secured $75 million in a Series C round of funding.

Indian ed-tech start-up Unacademy raises $110M from Facebook, others

19 Feb 2020

Indian ed-tech start-up Unacademy raises $110M from Facebook, others

Unacademy, one of the fastest-growing ed-tech start-ups in India, has now been backed by the biggest social media company in the world - Facebook.

#FinancialBytes: Myths about mutual funds that need to be busted

16 Nov 2019

#FinancialBytes: Myths about mutual funds that need to be busted

Mutual funds have emerged as one of the best investment options for those looking to earn higher returns.

Ayushmann turns investor, picks up stakes in The Man Company

22 Oct 2019

Ayushmann turns investor, picks up stakes in The Man Company

After celebrities like Deepika Padukone and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, actor Ayushmann Khurrana has joined the list of investors from B-town.

Global Business Forum: Modi invites businesses to invest in India

25 Sep 2019

Global Business Forum: Modi invites businesses to invest in India

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered keynote address at Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York.

Investing in Provident Funds? Here's how much you can earn

11 Sep 2019

Investing in Provident Funds? Here's how much you can earn

Public Provident Fund, popularly known as PPF scheme, is a long-term savings scheme, launched by the National Savings Institute (Government of India) in 1968.

These Hollywood celebrities are also investors in technology start-ups

05 Sep 2019

These Hollywood celebrities are also investors in technology start-ups

In today's times, technology is omnipresent, and hence it's difficult to ignore the same.

#FinancialBytes: Five useful mobile apps for first-time stock investors

24 Jul 2019

#FinancialBytes: Five useful mobile apps for first-time stock investors

Everyone wants to invest their hard-earned money and grow it smartly. While there are several good investment options today, stock investments remain a popular option to earn higher returns.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan invests in environmental intelligence startup Ambee

16 Jul 2019

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan invests in environmental intelligence startup Ambee

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has made her debut as an angel investor.

Here's how you can invest in Mutual Funds using WhatsApp

08 Jul 2019

Here's how you can invest in Mutual Funds using WhatsApp

With the introduction of initiatives like Aadhaar validation, common KYC, and online payments, investment processes have surely become more convenient.

Deepika Padukone invests in Indian space start-up: Details here

23 Jun 2019

Deepika Padukone invests in Indian space start-up: Details here

Bengaluru-based space start-up Bellatrix Aerospace has raised $3 million from Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone and six other venture capitalists.

#FinancialBytes: Myths about mutual funds that need to be busted

26 May 2019

#FinancialBytes: Myths about mutual funds that need to be busted

Mutual funds have emerged as one of the best investment options for those looking to earn higher returns.

#FinancialBytes: 5 apps you need to become financially literate

15 May 2019

#FinancialBytes: 5 apps you need to become financially literate

Amid busy professional and personal life, efficient management of financial matters can often become a daunting task.

#FinancialBytes: All about Public Provident Fund, its features, tax benefits

09 Apr 2019

#FinancialBytes: All about Public Provident Fund, its features, tax benefits

In India, the Public Provident Fund (PPF) is one of the most preferred long term tax-saving investment options for both salaried as well as non-salaried individuals.

#FinancialBytes: Mistakes to avoid while filing income tax returns (ITRs)

07 Apr 2019

#FinancialBytes: Mistakes to avoid while filing income tax returns (ITRs)

Filing income tax returns (ITRs) on time every year is very important. However, the process of filing income tax returns can be daunting for many individuals.

#FinancialBytes: 6 facts you never knew about your credit score

03 Apr 2019

#FinancialBytes: 6 facts you never knew about your credit score

In financial terms, Credit score is a three-digit number that can help determine your chances to get a loan. Banks and other financial institutions often use it to decide whether you should be issued a credit card/loan or not.

#FinancialBytes: How to open a PPF account

25 Feb 2019

#FinancialBytes: How to open a PPF account

Public Provident Fund, popularly known as the PPF scheme, is a long-term savings scheme, launched by the National Savings Institute, Government of India, in 1968.

Saudi sees $100bn-worth investment opportunities in India: Mohammed bin Salman

20 Feb 2019

Saudi sees $100bn-worth investment opportunities in India: Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is in India on a two-day visit, said he sees $100bn-worth investment opportunities for his country in various sectors in India over the next few years.

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal invests Rs. 650cr in Ola

19 Feb 2019

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal invests Rs. 650cr in Ola

Indian ride-hailing start-up Ola is currently in the midst of an ongoing financing round and, in a major boost, has received Rs. 650cr (around $92mn) from Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal.

Saudi Crown Prince signs $20bn investment agreements with Pakistan

18 Feb 2019

Saudi Crown Prince signs $20bn investment agreements with Pakistan

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signed a clutch of investment deals with Pakistan worth $20bn.

Tencent invests $150mn in Reddit; users fear Chinese censorship

12 Feb 2019

Tencent invests $150mn in Reddit; users fear Chinese censorship

On Monday, Reddit confirmed that it had raised a whopping $300mn in its series D round of funding, with Chinese giants Tencent joining its fray of investors with a $150mn contribution.

#FinancialBytes: 5 apps for students to manage their finances better

20 Jan 2019

#FinancialBytes: 5 apps for students to manage their finances better

Handling finances is one of the biggest challenges faced by many students who find it difficult to keep a track on their expenses.

Ola reportedly receives funding from Sachin Bansal, nears $6bn valuation

14 Jan 2019

Ola reportedly receives funding from Sachin Bansal, nears $6bn valuation

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has reportedly invested $21 million (approx Rs. 150 crore) in Ola, India's famous ride-hailing company.

#FinancialBytes: 6 YouTube Channels to become a stock market trader

01 Jan 2019

#FinancialBytes: 6 YouTube Channels to become a stock market trader

The stock market is a popular investment avenue to build wealth over time. But stock market trading is a tricky game that requires solid knowledge of how things work.

#FinancialBytes: Opening PPF account for minors? Here's all about it

06 Dec 2018

#FinancialBytes: Opening PPF account for minors? Here's all about it

The Public Provident Fund (PPF) is one of the most-preferred long-term tax-saving investment options for both salaried and non-salaried individuals.

#FinancialBytes: Investing in Fixed Deposits? Here's everything you should know

04 Dec 2018

#FinancialBytes: Investing in Fixed Deposits? Here's everything you should know

When it comes to investment options in India, Fixed Deposits (FD) are among the top choices as they guarantee fixed returns to investors.

#FinancialBytes: 5 top reasons why you should invest in SIPs

02 Dec 2018

#FinancialBytes: 5 top reasons why you should invest in SIPs

A Systematic Investment Plan, commonly known as SIP, is a smart financial planning tool that lets an individual invest money in mutual fund schemes in a convenient way.

#G20Summit: Modi meets Chilean President, discusses ways to deepen partnership

01 Dec 2018

#G20Summit: Modi meets Chilean President, discusses ways to deepen partnership

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday met Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires and discussed ways to enhance cooperation in several areas of mutual interests.

Government may consider Rs. 6Kcr greenshoe option in CPSE-ETF

27 Nov 2018

Government may consider Rs. 6Kcr greenshoe option in CPSE-ETF

The government is considering exercising greenshoe option worth Rs. 4,000-6,000 crore in the Central Public Sector Enterprises- Exchange Traded Fund (CPSE ETF FF03) over the base issue size of Rs. 8,000 crore.

#FinancialBytes: 5 things to consider before investing in mutual funds

26 Nov 2018

#FinancialBytes: 5 things to consider before investing in mutual funds

Mutual funds today have emerged as one of the best investment options for those looking to earn higher returns.

#FinancialBytes: 5 investment classes with most risk (and high return)

25 Nov 2018

#FinancialBytes: 5 investment classes with most risk (and high return)

When it comes to investment, people have so many options today that some may even find it a little confusing to choose one.

#FinancialBytes: How to choose the best tax-saving mutual fund?

14 Nov 2018

#FinancialBytes: How to choose the best tax-saving mutual fund?

When it comes to mutual funds, many investors have one common question: How to choose the best tax-saving mutual fund?

#FinancialBytes: 5 apps you need to become financially literate

11 Nov 2018

#FinancialBytes: 5 apps you need to become financially literate

Amid busy professional and personal life, efficient management of financial matters can often become a daunting task.