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There is plenty of room for agritech ventures to scale: Abhishek Mohan, Sequoia Capital
Startups and high-tech companies are bringing in Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, Machine Learning to agriculture and helping farmers take the guesswork out of farming.
Matrix, Sequoia lead $10 million round in B2B startup Bijnis
Bijnis, formerly known as ShoeKonnect, has raised $10 million led by Matrix Part...
India is our second biggest user base, opening new office in Bangalore: Zoom founder Eric Yuan
When asked about what the future of video comm...
When Zoom was founded out of an embarrassment
In 2011, Eric Yuan and his team had realised that video communication was emerging tool in the Internet era and were convinced that it will become a mainstream service in the future.
Orios Venture Partners graduates its third Misfits cohort
The six-month programme, which typically admits between 8-10 startups, and operates twice a year, has, till date, overseen more than 20 startups graduate, since launching in 2018.
Qualgro leads $8 million Series A round in SaaS firm Hevo
Hevo helps businesses in integrating multiple sources of data from functions such as sales, marketing, operations, and finance, enabling companies to monitor their performance metrics and make decisions in real-time.
Thousands of India’s startups face an existential crisis: Rajan Anandan, MD, Sequoia Capital India
Some are finding ways to navigate the storm, but for many this Black Swan event could be their Swan Song.
Covid-19 impact: Neobanks like Jupiter, RazorpayX, Niyo, Open rework plans
As funding falls amidst a crisis in the credit business, startups see consolidation in the space.
Startups help blue collar workers start their own gigs
Many startups are aiming to upskill and reskill the new breed of micro-preneurs across states such as Telangana, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Former Google executive, Sridhar Ramaswamy, takes aim at his old company with startup Neeva
Neeva has not set a price for its subscription. It will be free for initial users until the end of the year. After that, Ramaswamy plans to charge a monthly subscription of less than $10 and he hopes to bring the price down over time as more users sign up.
GoMechanic gets funding from Pawan Munjal
The latest funding would be used by the company to strengthen its technology stack, fuel geographical expansion, streamline spare parts procurement and amplify brand promotion.
Unacademy eyeing unicorn club as it talks for $100-150 million funding
The financing bid comes less than four months after the firm closed a $110 million round led by social media giant Facebook and blue-chip private equity firm General Atlantic.
Bira 91 owner B9 Beverages raises $20 million in bridge financing from Sequoia Capital, Sofina
Bira competes with the likes of global beverages giants Anheuser-Busch InBev, Carlsberg and United Breweries, among others. Additionally, the round has also seen participation from Korean private equity fund Neoplux and multiple family offices, whose names have not been disclosed.
Sequoia Surge backs seven Indian startups in the third batch
The $200-million fund, led by former Google top executive Rajan Anandan, has made 15 investments across India and Southeast Asia.
From Unicorn India Ventures to GrowX Ventures, Micro VCs fight for relevance as bigger funds dig in
A number of micro VC fund managers admit that the emergence of marquee VC-backed programmes over the last two years have made the startup landscape trickier to navigate, which has therefore seen them adopt niche investment strategies, and also to scout for opportunities outside the metros.