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Microsoft for Startups sets the stage for unicorns to emerge from Tier II cities

The vibrant startup ecosystem in India has witnessed the creation of more than two dozen unicorns, with a majority of them located in Bengaluru, Delhi, or Mumbai. But Microsoft, the global software…

Funding in Indian startups this week (13 Jan-18 Jan)

This week 18 Indian startups raised funding, of which 10 received a total sum of about $137 million. Among them, Zinier raised the highest funding of about $90…

6 reasons why startups prefer freelancers more than in-house employees

The growing startup system in India tends to prefer outsourcing work to freelancers than hiring in-house employees. Here are 6 reasons why. In recent years, India has witnessed…

Insurance startups get $183 million in 2019

Mumbai: India’s nascent ‘Insurtech’ sector seems to be coming of age attracting investments worth $183 million in 2019, the highest ever in a calendar year, even though investment rounds were…

Record nine  startups  get  unicorn  status  amid shift in investor sentiment

MUMBAI : India’s startup ecosystem created a record nine unicorns in 2019, despite sentiments turning cautious in the December quarter, according to a report from startup data tracker Tracxn….

Hear from Ritesh Modi, Startup Mentor, on how startups can get started on their tech journey with Microsoft

Early-stage startups do not have the money to fund their infrastructure needs. And, most likely do not have the expertise or an experienced team. This is why building…

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…