VERTEX VENTURE HOLDINGS
Vertex Ventures makes first close of Southeast Asia and India-focused Fund-IV at $230 million
The Temasek-backed SE Asia and India-focused fund is targeting a hard cap of $280 million for its latest fund.
Yatra Online agrees to be acquired by Nasdaq-listed Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corp
Founded in 2006, Yatra competes with the likes of Nasdaq-list...
FirstCry on a hiring spree in an offline push; to have 200 stores by mid 2016
The Pune-based retailer, which operates through a franchisee ba...
FirstCry gets $26 million funding from Valient Capital Partners
US-based hedge fund Valient Capital Partners has invested $26 million (over Rs 160 crore) in FirstCry, an online portal for baby and kids products.
Travel portal Yatra.com raises Rs 140 crore from IDG, Vertex Venture Holdings
The funding, led by technology investment firm IDG Ventures India and Vertex Venture Holdings is the fifth round of funding for travel services portal.
GreenDust in talks to raise over Rs 750 crore
Refurbished goods retailer Reverse Logistics Corps, which owns and operates GreenDust.com, is in talks with global hedge and wealth funds to raise about $125 million (Rs 772 crore) in another round of funding.
Firstcry.com's offline store count reaches 100-mark
The brand pursues what is known as the 'kiosk innovation model', where buyers can browse through the inventory and order online as a part of its omni-channel strategy to tap small towns.
GreenDust owner eyes Rs 600 crore for expansion
Refurbished goods retailer Reverse Logistics Corp is seeking a new round of funding as it looks to expand sales in other emerging markets.
IDG Ventures, Vertex lead Rs 140 crore funding round for Yatra
“We liked the company because it is aggressive, has a focus on margins and are leaders in the hotel category,” said IDG Ventures’ Sudhir Sethi.
Firstcry among e-tailers making offline push
Online babycare products retailer, Firstcry is close to raising around $15 million from Singaporean sovereign fund Temasek's subsidiary Vertex Venture Holding.
Vertex Ventures makes final close of South-East Asia & India-focused Fund-III at $210 million
Temasek, through Vertex Venture Holdings, has been the sole backer in both of Vertex’s investment vehicles for the region.
Uber said to plan boosting India, Southeast Asia resources
Uber's shift is a sign it will not let up in its battle for customers elsewhere in Asia even after reaching a peace deal for China.
Alibaba-backed Paytm may pick up stake in online travel agency Yatra
Paytm, which started as an online payments platform, ventured into the travel marketplace last year to boost transaction rates in its core business -payments.
Global baby products to woo elite shoppers at FirstCry
The company has already got more than 160 brands on board and expects this business to contribute 10 per cent to total sales.
Firstcry raises Rs 62 crore more; to strengthen tech team with focus on mobile
San Francisco-headquartered hedge fund Valiant Capital led the round. NEA’s infusion takes the total capital raised to date by Brainbees Solutions.
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