27 Dec 2022Fintech
Amid the slump in start-up funding, Indian fintech firm Money View has raised $75 million in its Series E funding round. In the round led by Apis Partners, the Bengaluru-based company was valued at $900 million.
20 Dec 2022SoftBank Group
SoftBank Group has been a major contributor to the growth of India's tech start-up scene. The company has, however, cut its investments in the country by a whopping 84% year-over-year in 2022.
17 Dec 2022Myntra
At a time when the start-up ecosystem is affected by the funding winter, former Myntra CEO Amar Nagaram's fashion start-up Virgio has bagged big money.
14 Dec 2022Tiger Global
It's been a tough year for Indian start-ups. After a year that saw a breakneck pace of investing, funding has dried up this time.
18 Nov 2022United States of America
Elizabeth Holmes, the disgraced former CEO of Theranos, is set to be sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of defrauding investors.
08 Nov 2022Forbes
International business magazine Forbes on Monday released its list of 2022's most powerful businesswomen in the Asia-Pacific region, featuring three Indians among the top 20 entrepreneurs.
28 Oct 2022Science and Technology
Altos Labs, a biotech start-up based in Silicon Valley, is hard at work to undo the effects of aging. It has received a whopping $3 billion as its seed fund.
13 Oct 2022India
We have been hearing about India's tough start-up landscape. Now, we have figures to support that.
03 Oct 2022Chennai
A start-up based in Chennai, named MagGenome Technologies Pvt. Ltd., has presented an uncomplicated technique of DNA extraction by making use of magnetic nanoparticles.
29 Aug 2022Climate Change
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) has recently launched the third edition of the Carbon Zero Challenge (CZC), an all-India eco-innovation and entrepreneurship competition.
14 Jul 2022Pakistan
In a huge blow to Pakistan's start-up ecosystem, Airlift, the country's highest-valued start-up, has announced a complete shutdown of its operations.
06 Jul 2022PhonePe
Winter has arrived early for India's start-ups. Lack of funding has forced the country's start-ups to layoff over 11,000 people so far.
16 Jun 2022Paytm
India recently achieved the milestone of 100 unicorns.
07 Jun 2022Unicorn
Noida-based ed-tech start-up Physics Wallah has joined the coveted unicorn club in India.
07 May 2022Business
Bengaluru-based Wakefit Solutions has been in the business of sleep for six years. The company has now taken things up a notch by introducing what they call the "Right to Nap."
02 Mar 2022Ashneer Grover
Fintech unicorn BharatPe has accused co-founder Ashneer Grover and his family of "extensive misappropriation of company funds."
23 Feb 2022Kotak Mahindra Bank
Fintech company BharatPe has sacked Madhuri Jain—the company's controller and co-founder Ashneer Grover's wife—based on charges of misappropriation of funds, The Economic Times reported on Wednesday.
05 Feb 2022Kotak Mahindra Bank
BharatPe co-founder Ashneer Grover has reportedly demanded Rs. 4,000 crore from investors if they want him to leave the company.
01 Feb 2022Drones
Presenting the Union Budget 2022 on Tuesday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the "Drone Shakti" project to promote startups in the country.
04 Jan 2022United States of America
Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of failed blood-testing start-up Theranos, was found guilty on four of the 11 federal charges on Monday.
03 Jan 2022Chennai
Chennai-based OTT platform Shortflix has reportedly collaborated with a leading media firm for raising Series A funding.
28 Nov 2021Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 83rd edition of his monthly radio show Mann ki Baat.
21 Nov 2021SpaceX
California Bay Area start-up Astra, on November 20, joined the big league of private companies that have successfully put spacecraft in space.
09 Nov 2021E-commerce
Helping tie various elements of a growing e-commerce business together, Mason is a no-code Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that businesses need to ensure the customer-facing storefront always stays shipshape.
08 Nov 2021Sustainability
Attero Recycling is India's largest electronic waste (e-waste) and Lithium-ion battery recycling company co-founded by brothers Rohan Gupta and IIT-Delhi alumnus Nitin Gupta.
14 Oct 2021Unicorn
Aiming to capture a larger share in India's used car retail space, Jaipur-based CarDekho has raised $250 million, including $200 million in equity and $50 million as debt, in its latest pre-IPO funding round.
12 Oct 2021EdTech
When seven out of every 10 children would do jobs that don't exist yet, what should children learn today to succeed tomorrow?
23 Sep 2021Freshworks Inc.
Chennai and San Mateo-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) company Freshworks Inc. made its debut on Nasdaq after an initial public offering (IPO) worth over $1 billion.
13 Sep 2021Technology
India is an emerging technology hub and an established agrarian economy. At the intersection of these worlds, Taranjeet Singh Bhamra is redefining horizons for agriculturists and technocrats alike with his leading agritech start-up AgNext Technologies.
20 Aug 2021Fintech
Bengaluru-based fintech platform CRED Friday announced the launch of a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending product called Mint on its platform that will help its 7.5 million users benefit more from the service.
13 Aug 2021Fraud Cases
With a presence in over 20 countries in just five years of starting-up, JuicyScore is a sophisticated risk management and fraud prevention solution for financial institutions.
02 Aug 2021Unacademy
The ed-tech industry in India continues to boom amid the raging pandemic. And, now ed-tech start-up Unacademy has successfully raised $440 million in a new funding round led by Singapore's state-run Temasek Holdings.
30 Jul 2021Business
We are at a watershed moment in the social media industry where audio-based real-time interaction platforms have caught on and are witnessing a boom.
23 Jul 2021Zomato
Shares of food delivery giant Zomato Friday made a stellar debut on stock markets as the company created history by becoming the first Indian unicorn to go public.
22 Jul 2021Inspirational
Armed with years of experience garnered at reputed venture capital (VC) firms, Ajay Lakhotia observed that commoners and even those who've studied finance are baffled by jargon traders use. Plus, they are afraid to lose money trading stocks.
07 Jul 2021Clubhouse
While the world is fanboying over Clubhouse and its Big Tech clones, Bengaluru-based serial entrepreneur Vikas Malpani has been at it since 2018, shaping Leher to become a world-class audio-video-based social network that revolves around communities and their interests.
04 Jul 2021E-commerce
Just when you thought that e-commerce is at its pinnacle, a Los Angeles-based start-up called Mighty is here to take it up a notch.
14 Jun 2021Coronavirus
A Pune-based start-up has integrated 3D printing and pharmaceuticals to develop a mask that inactivates viral particles of COVID-19 infection that come in contact with it, the Department of Science and Technology said on Monday.
10 Jun 2021Tata
After months of speculation, Tata Digital finally announced on Thursday that it will be acquiring a major stake in 1mg. It remains tight-lipped about the financial aspects of the acquisition, but this is a part of the company's overarching strategy to create a formidable digital ecosystem.