Strapped Indian startups now get support of global VCs with long-term view & domain expertise
New York-based investment firm manages a corpus of $1.2 billion and has backed companies like BookMyShow & Bigbasket.
Foxconn goes slow on startup funding, invested only in 4 startups in India
Apart from its investment in Snapdeal, Foxconn participated in a $...
CapitalG’s India head Kaushik Anand quits
CapitalG, which was formerly known as Google Capital started investing in India in 2014 and has bac...
Ozonetel cashes in as startups set up own call centres
Startups are increasingly preferring to to set up customer service centres in-house rather than outsource the task.
Parenting startups becoming more verticalised
ParentLane, a social networking app that provides advice to mothers post pregnancy, has raised an undisclosed amount from former Flipkart executive Sujeet Kumar and other investors.
Practo Technologies raises $30 million for expansion in India and overseas
"We have raised $ 30 million in series B funding. Our existing investor Sequoia Capital led the round with participation from Matrix Partners," Shashank said.
Baba Ramdev's Patanjali to now take on online healthcare startups
Patanjali, Ramdev's Haridwar-based company, is lining up an online platform (chikitsalaya) for ayurvedic consultation and treatment.
How Shashank ND's Practo, a services marketplace, is trying to cater to healthcare needs
Practo now has four offline revenue models and does not need to generate ecommerce revenues or charge its online clientele — patients and doctors.
Rise of vibrant private market for emerging businesses? Flipkart, Snapdeal,Practo investing in or buying startups
The lack of exit opportunities for investors and founders through acquisitions has been a major topic of concern in the Indian startup ecosystem.
Why executives are quitting cushy jobs at large companies to join aggregators like OYO, Zomato and Practo
Aggregators are turning out to be strong draws for several people, who are lured by the challenges and learning opportunities that come with working for startups.
Healthcare platform Practo acquires hospital information management company Insta Health for Rs 80 crore
Practo will also have a real-time view of a doctor’s availability to enable appointment bookings across 500 hospitals that use Insta Health's product.
Startups like ShabdaNagari, Reverie, Indus OS will speak tech in your mother tongue now
There are 36 keys needed in Hindi as compared to 26 in English. With touchscreen smartphones gaining popularity, it is easy to introduce a software for using a Hindi keyboard.
Karnataka opens M-one centre for startups like ApnaCare, VakilSearch, Practo
M-One, an application that has been downloaded by about 150,000 users and seen over 12.5 million hits, already has private startups like Intoit.
Practo to explore overseas markets with $55 million Series-D funding
The company said it plans to use these funds to further integrate its platform and for global expansion. The total funds raised by Practo now stands at $179 million.
Bangalore based startup Practo targets fresh funding round
The Bangalore-based startup founded in 2008 by two grads from National Institute of Technology, Suratkal, offers an online platform for scheduling appointments with doctors.