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Please take our money, investors tell start-ups

Business-to-business marketplace Udaan was looking to raise $150 million earlier this year with the intention of bringing in at least a few new investors. But not only did…

Startup Street: Cyrus Mistry Wants To Nurture Startups

This week on Startup Street we have Cyrus Mistry returning to the corporate world with a venture capital firm. A stock market research startup is using tech to…

Hyd platform RICH shortlists six startups under cancer innovation challenge

Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH), a Government of Telangana initiative, has shortlisted six startups as part of the cancer conference and innovation challenge organized earlier this week….

SpiceJet’s Ajay Singh looking to invest in startups that help airline’s operations

SpiceJet has been a true comeback story in the airline space. It was first taken over by the Sun Group Chief Kalanidhi Maran but Chairman Ajay Singh repurchased…

Meet the Four Indian Startups Selected For Y Combinator’s Summer 2018 Demo Day

132 companies from 19 countries pitched at Y Combinator’s Demo event, held for two days About 15% of the founders in YC’s S18 batch were women ZiffyHomes, Leena…

Exchanges, crypto startups hold their breath ahead of Supreme Court hearing

It was December 2017, and there was a mad rush for Bitcoins. Prices of the cryptocurrency touched a high of $20,000 in the global market, and Indian crypto…

PE firms emerge as source of capital for late-stage start-ups

PE firms provide an important alternative to late-stage investors such as SoftBank, Tencent and Alibaba. Photo: iStock Mumbai: Private equity (PE) firms are emerging as an important source of capital…

Fintech insurance start-ups grabbing attention of private equity, VC firms

Fintech start-ups working on the insurance domain are fast grabbing the attention of private equity and venture capital firms as innovative product offerings, digital experience coupled with lower…

Most Indian Startups Create Jobs, Clone Western Ideas and Close Down Due to Lack of Funds

New Delhi: The Indian startup space is a throbbing job-generator, however, mere replication of Western ideas and lack of technical innovation is forcing venture capitalists to restrict funding ,…

Bhamashah Techno Fund: Meet The 7 Startups Funded By Rajasthan’s Bhamashah Techno Fund

“I firmly believe that to build a successful and perfect startup ecosystem, the factors required are government policies and regulations, capital resource, knowledge resource, human resource, infrastructure, and…