Credit Saison launches VC fund in India
The launch of Credit Saison’s VC fund is the latest by a Japanese risk capital investor in India, for whom Asia’s third-largest economy has been a happy hunting ground.
VC investors make a beeline to Singapore
India continues to be the core focus area for most of these fund managers, but they do not want to l...
misters.in raises about $1 million in seed funding led by Sauce.vc, Rainforest Ventures & angel investors
The company’s mission is not only t...
ANE raises funds from Matrix Partners and angels
ANE is a premium brand that lists every ingredient it uses in the product in bold font on the front of the package to emphasize quality and induce trust and transparency in customers.
100X.VC to invest over Rs 200 crore in startups
100X.VC is India's first venture capital firm to invest in early stage startups using India SAFE Notes (iSafe). Under iSafe, an investor makes a cash investment in return for a convertible instrument.
Funding of cosmetics & beauty startups doubles to $108 million in ’19
Besides e-commerce, beauty is also seeing an increase in the number of homegrown skincare and cosmetic brands, latest among them being Grofers’ own Orange Something and Mahesh Bhupati-backed Scentials.
Chinese VCs bring what money can’t buy for startups
Chinese investors have armed themselves with a suite of services for their portfolio companies in India.
Facebook ties up with VC fund SAIF Partners to boost India’s SMB ecosystem
The partnership enables Facebook to further scale and support SMBs at an early-stage, fast-tracking their growth and impact.
Non-VC investors rush in to script a new funding story
NEW FACES: A diverse set of investors, ranging from PE cos to family offices, enter the game.
US firms dominate top 10 VC investors list in IoT tech space in 2018: GlobalData
The investors participated in 52 funding rounds equating to a total proportionate investment value of US$350.2m in 2018.
Deep tech startups win over ‘patient’ VC funds
VCs have been pooling in more money in higher number of rounds in the past year as their appetite for niche products and platforms is growing significantly.
Flipkart, Swiggy-backer Accel eyes $700 million fund
The final size of the fund is still being decided, and Accel could end up raising more than its stated intention.
Binny Bansal to set up $400 million VC fund
The fund will primarily be focused on startups in India, but will also look at backing entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia.
Drone bubble bursts, wiping out startups and hammering VC firms
A drone venture with backing from Kleiner Perkins and Google’s GV shut down last year. On a smaller scale, a company called CyPhy Works offers another cautionary tale.
Top tech investor bets India corner shops can fight Amazon
India has the market size and talent pool to make things happen and now investors are lining up with capital.
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