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VC investors see opportunity in India’s ‘missing mid stage’ funding

VC investors see opportunity in India’s ‘missing mid stage’ funding

15 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

Venture capital (VC) investors are increasingly participating in mid-series (Series B-C) fundraisings, attracted by more opportunities and lower competition.

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DSG, Akatsuki Fund Invest $2 Mn In Merchandise Maker Planet Superheroes

DSG, Akatsuki Fund Invest $2 Mn In Merchandise Maker Planet Superheroes

13 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

Mumbai-based superhero merchandise retailer Planet Superheroes has raised $2 Mn (INR 13.8 Cr) in its Series A round, led by DSG Consumer Partners and with the participation of Japan-based Akatsuki Entertainment Technology Fund.

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Naspers arm PayU buys fintech startup Wibmo in $70 million deal

Naspers arm PayU buys fintech startup Wibmo in $70 million deal

13 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

PayU, an online payment service provider and Naspers’ fintech arm, on Friday announced the acquisition of Wibmo, a Silicon Valley startup that works on digital payment security and payment enablement on smartphones. 

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Asian investors bring new flavour to Indian startups

Asian investors bring new flavour to Indian startups

12 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

The epicentre of foreign investments in Indian startups is slowly moving from North America to Asia. 

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Silicon Valley’s AngelList at work on India-dedicated fund

Silicon Valley’s AngelList at work on India-dedicated fund

12 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

 

Crowdfunding platform which lets startups raise capital from accredited investors, is launching an India-dedicated fund —The Collective. India will be the first market outside of the US to get such a fund.

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Median age of founders of Indian start-ups only 31

Median age of founders of Indian start-ups only 31

11 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

Youth are leading India's start-up ecosystem where the median age of founder-entrepreneurs is only 31 years, according to India's youth delegate at the UN.

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How NeoGrowth started offering MSME loans

How NeoGrowth started offering MSME loans

11 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

NeoGrowth is a technology-enabled lending business providing loans to under-served micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) on the basis of their digital spends through point-of-sale machines.

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Shark Tank’s Kevin Harrington is back in India after 25 years to invest in a pop-up store chain

Shark Tank’s Kevin Harrington is back in India after 25 years to invest in a pop-up store chain

10 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

Kevin Harrington, the original shark in the famous reality show Shark Tank, where aspiring entrepreneurs meet top investors to pitch their businesses for funding, came to India for the first time in 1994.

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SoftBank backs startup pioneering hyper-accurate weather reports

SoftBank backs startup pioneering hyper-accurate weather reports

10 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

SoftBank Group Corp. is investing $7 million in a weather startup that combines traditional forecasting with wireless signals, street cameras, drones and more to provide hyper-accurate reports for power generators and others.
 

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BJP Eyes 50K New Startups By 2024, Promises INR 20K Cr Seed Startup Fund

BJP Eyes 50K New Startups By 2024, Promises INR 20K Cr Seed Startup Fund

09 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

After the BJP government received severe criticism for not addressing the startups’ issues in Union Budget 2019, the party’s election manifesto titled “Sankalpa Patra” (Manifesto) has promised to accelerate the ongoing investments and innovation in the ecosystem.

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SigTuple secures $16 million Series C funding, Binny Bansal joins board

SigTuple secures $16 million Series C funding, Binny Bansal joins board

09 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

Diagnostics startup SigTuple has secured a $16-million Series C round led by Trusted Insight, the company said on Monday. Existing investors Accel Partners, Chiratae Ventures, Pi Ventures and Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal also participated in the round.

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Amazon Go faces unlikely challenge from a tiny startup

Amazon Go faces unlikely challenge from a tiny startup

08 Apr, 2019 - By ADMIN

Grocers, alarmed at Amazon.com Inc.’s rapid growth in Europe, are considering fighting back with the help of a tiny Portuguese startup. Sensei, a 16-month-old technology company based in Lisbon.

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Read More : Economictimes

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