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.
28 Jan 2020
InterviewBit raises $20 million in a Series A funding round
Bengaluru-based ed-tech start-up InterviewBit has raised $20 million in a Series A round of funding led by Sequoia India and Tiger Global.
25 Dec 2019
Pay back time: OYO is making its early-stage investors rich
The general partners (GPs) at Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital have raked a huge payout from India's leading hotel chain OYO Hotels & Homes.
13 Dec 2019
Paytm raises another $669.5 million from existing investors
Just a couple of weeks after raising a whopping $1 billion, One97 Communications, the parent of digital payments giant Paytm, has raised $669.5 million (roughly Rs. 4,724 crore) in another round of funding.
11 Dec 2019
Digital payments giant PhonePe raises $82.5 million: Details here
PhonePe, a Flipkart-owned company that offers a payment platform to transfer money instantly, has raised $82.5 million in funding.
27 Nov 2019
Logistics start-up BlackBuck raises Rs. 56 crore from Trifecta
BlackBuck, a Bengaluru-based logistics start-up, has raised Rs. 56 crore (approximately $7.83 million) in debt and equity round from venture debt firm, Trifecta Capital.
04 Jul 2019
Bollywood biggies who have invested in start-ups
Last week Akshay Kumar, invested an undisclosed amount, as part of Series C funding, in wearable tech start-up, GOQii (pronounced Go-Key).
09 Sep 2018
Deliveries for India-made Ather electric-scooter to begin from September 11
Months after launching its Ather 450 and Ather 340 electric scooters in India, Ather Energy has now announced the delivery dates of the former.
19 Aug 2018
Walmart completes acquisition of Flipkart, pumps in $2bn
On Saturday, Walmart announced that it had completed its $16bn acquisition deal with Flipkart.
05 Jun 2018
Indian company launches electric scooters- Ather 340 and Ather 450
Homegrown start-up Ather Energy has finally launched its electric scooters in India - the Ather 340 and Ather 450.
10 May 2018
Really sad to see Sachin leave Flipkart: Co-founder Binny Bansal
They were considered the "Jai-Veeru" of the Indian start-up panorama, and when one decided to finally exit the company they founded 11 years ago it was really a sad moment for the other.
09 May 2018
The Flipkart dream: Move aside, make room for nerds
When as a child you were told by your parents to chase the IIT dream, they were not wrong.
04 May 2018
The love triangle of Amazon, Flipkart, and Walmart
Here's the story: Basically, the two US retail rivals Walmart and Amazon are both attempting to buy Flipkart, which is the best start-up India has produced in over a decade.
04 Apr 2018
Amazon planning to buy Flipkart to prevent rival Walmart bid
According to reports, Amazon might make an offer to buy India's largest e-commerce platform Flipkart.
04 Apr 2018
Spotify goes public, valued at $26.6 billion
In a unique IPO approach, Spotify is going the direct listing route instead of traditionally selling its shares on the stock market.
23 Mar 2018
JioMusic integrates with Saavn, combined entity worth a billion dollar
In an unexpected move, Reliance has announced that it will integrate its music-streaming service, JioMusic with Saavn.
01 Mar 2018
Home-rental startup NestAway raises Rs. 333cr from Goldman Sachs, others
Bengaluru-based online home-rental network NestAway Technologies has raised $51mn (Rs. 333.1cr) from investors including Goldman Sachs and a joint venture firm of noted industrialist Ratan Tata.
01 Aug 2017
eBay closes sale of India arm to Flipkart
Four months after announcement of the sale, Flipkart has closed the acquisition of eBay's India arm.
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.
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.
10 Apr 2017
Flipkart raises investments from Tencent, Microsoft; buys eBay.in
Flipkart has raised investments worth $1.4bn from Tencent, eBay and Microsoft, at a post-transaction valuation of $11.6bn.
06 Apr 2017
Flipkart's mergers if okayed, starts the proper e-commerce war
The market is currently ripe with rumours regarding two major Flipkart mergers - one with eBay and another with Snapdeal.
21 Mar 2017
Flipkart secures $1 billion in funding, eyes $1 billion more
Flipkart manages to secure $1billion in funding in a bid to stay ahead of the competition.
21 Mar 2017
Flipkart raises $1bn in fresh funding, eyes another $1bn
Flipkart has raised funds of $1bn, and is planning to raise another $1bn in the next few months.
06 Jan 2017
Flipkart in talks with Google for funds
Sources said Flipkart is in talks with Google to secure its next round of funding; talks with Walmart have also not collapsed yet according to insiders.
31 Dec 2016
2016 Year in Review for Indian unicorns
The term "unicorn" was promoted by venture capitalist Aileen Lee to describe start-ups which were valued at over $1 billion.
28 Nov 2016
Flipkart's internet arm sees losses double to touch Rs.2,306 crore
After scripting massive expenditures in an attempt to combat the rising rivalry from Amazon, Flipkart's internet division, Flipkart Marketplace saw its losses double to Rs.2,306 crore for the financial year that ended on 31 March, 2016.
17 Oct 2016
FirstCry acquires Mahindra's BabyOye for Rs.362.1 crore
Online baby care portal FirstCry acquired Mahindra Group's e-commerce website for kids' products, BabyOye.
10 Oct 2016
Flipkart eyes fresh funds after successful Big Billion Day sales
Indian e-commerce company Flipkart is looking to raise fresh funds this year, according to reports.
22 Aug 2016
Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal admits to company not meeting targets
Sachin Bansal, who earlier this year stepped down as CEO of Flipkart, admitted that the e-commerce portal had not been meeting its targets.