I am an accidental startup investor: Ratan Tata
"I had always looked at the startups as a sector that is exciting but somewhat untouchable because somewhere there would have been a conflict of interest with Tata Group," he said.
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Entrepreneurial bug turns funders into founders; former VC & PE investors launched a dozen startups in past 12 months
The Indian startup ecosystem has been on a tear over the last 12 months, with several fledgling ventures looking to take advantage of increasing internet penetration.
Logistics goes pink with Daakiyaa
An up-and-coming logistics service provider called Daakiyaa, which specialises in e-commerce distribution channels, runs a vertical that actually thrives because of its women employee
Online retailer Flipkart starts selling furniture
Online retailer Flipkart has started selling furniture, a move that was anticipated by many as it tries to add more high margin goods.
VCs like of Accel Partners India, Nexus Venture Partners & SAIF Partners pool in $1 billion for Indian start-ups
Accel, an early investor in Flipkart, on Tuesday closed a $305 million (Rs 1,900 crore) fund, nearly double the size of its previous fund raised four years ago.
Valuations of e-tailers very high: Ratan Tata
Tata, chairman emeritus of the Tata Group, has invested in more than 10 startups since last year, including in Snapdeal and Urbanladder.
Startup mantras from entrepreneurs like NR Narayana Murthy, Richard Branson, Kunal Bahl and others
According to research firm PrivCo, VC funding in startups has more than tripled, from $1.06 billion in 2013 to $3.86 billion in 2014.
Startups, e-commerce firms line up at design institutes to hire a wide range of freshers
Companies like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, UrbanLadder, Pepperfry, Jabong, Housing, Houzify, CarDekho and Coupondunia are all lining up at the design institutes and for many of them.
Niche e-commerce players like Lenskart setting up physical stores to build brand awareness, trust
The narrative is of online players trying to change mindsets about internet shopping in a country that has just begun its online initiation.
Twenty Trends that will define Indian startup ecosystem in 2018
Some of the AI and Big Data cos will turn out to be farce and the market will accept that high tech needs specialised investors.
Investors rush in as logistics sector set to touch $10 billion by 2020
The market for logistics-technology businesses, which include delivery startups, truck aggregators and warehousing firms, is expected to surge from $1.4 billion in 2015.
Go-Jek to set up development centre in India with acquisition of C42 Engineering, CodeIgnition
He declined to disclose any numbers, and the company had not even formally announced its financing rounds from Sequoia and DST Global, so far.
FirstCry becomes Ratan Tata's fourth investment in 2016
Earlier this month, Ratan Tata had invested in Tracxn Technologies and followed it up with pet care portal DogSpot and online cashback and coupons venture CashKaro.
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