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100X.VC showcases its 20 startups, plans to invest over Rs 100 crore in over 100 firms

Several venture capital firms (VCs) are making big bets on the Indian startup ecosystem, and 100x.VC is one of them. Launched in July 2019, Sanjay Mehta founded the…

ePharma startups ‘sensitive’ to data Bill definition

MUMBAI: Founders of ePharma companies and startups in the medical technology space have sought a better definition of ‘sensitive’ health data and guidelines for anonymised data in the Personal Data Protection…

The Wadi connection: Technology startups from Israel’s Silicon Wadi have found a fertile ground in India

Don’t go to India! The negotiations take ages, the sales cycles are longer, and the prices are adjustable. That is not a market you should target.” Amit Mizrahi…

[Weekly Funding Roundup] Startups raise $200M in equity deals, debt amounts to $6.9M

After last week saw a whopping $1.18 billion being raised by the Indian startup ecosystem, this week registered a somewhat tepid response from investors, who pumped about $200 million in…

Y Combinator bets big on Indian startups

Startup accelerator Y Combinator has selected 28 Indian startups for its winter batch, engaged in sectors as diverse as fitness, farm and fintech, two people aware of the matter…

Funding gap slows down startups aiming for global robotics club

BENGALURU : Miko is an Indian robot that has been entertaining and educating children in Asia. Now it wants to befriend American kids. Its Mumbai-based creator Emotix announced series…

[Startup Bharat] Ashoka University’s accelerator programme AIMs to bolster startup growth in Tier II and III cities

The Indian startup ecosystem has a plethora of startup accelerators that act as catalysts to upcoming startups in their product-building and growth stages. Typically, these accelerators offer mentorship…

P&G India sets up ₹200 crore fund to invest in startups focused on sustainability

NEW DELHI : Procter and Gamble India, the local arm of one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies, has set up a ₹200-crore environmental sustainability fund to offer sustainable solutions, such…

Rent It Bae buys fashion rental startup Flyrobe

NEW DELHI: Rent It Bae has acquired peer fashion rental services startup Flyrobe to consolidate operations, ramp up its omnichannel footprint and tap the overseas market. AARK World Pvt Ltd., which owns and operates Rent…

Science, software, startups: Bengaluru Tech Summit 2019 showcases tech trends and entrepreneurial energy

Launched in 2014, PhotoSparks is a weekly feature from YourStory, with photographs that celebrate the spirit of creativity and innovation. In the earlier 405 posts, we featured an art festival, cartoon gallery, world music festival, telecom…