27/05/2019

Lenskart set to turn unicorn with likely USD 350 million SoftBank funding

Eyewear retailer Lenskart is in talks with SoftBank Vision Fund to secure USD 350 million in fresh funding, which is likely to value the Delhi-based firm at USD 1,3 billion.
27/05/2019

FreshToHome raises INR 76 crore in funding

FreshToHome, an online seller of fresh fish and meat, has raised USD 11 million from a group of investors led by Hong Kong-based CE Ventures to fund its expansion into more cities and strengthen supply chain.
23/05/2019

India’s Nexus Venture Partners hits close of fifth fund at targets USD 450 million

Nexus Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm based in India, has made a close of its fifth VC fund of its USD 450-million target.
23/05/2019

Tiger Global Management invests USD 5 million in TVF parent

Contagious Online Media, the parent of original video content platform The Viral Fever (TVF), has raised close to USD 5 million in fresh funding from Tiger Global Management.  
22/05/2019

Freshworks Buys Natero

Freshworks has acquired Natero, a customer success management software company based out of San Francisco, Freshworks did not reveal financial terms of the acquisition.
22/05/2019

Creador invests USD 18 million in iValue InfoSolutions

Private equity firm Creador has picked up a minority stake, through its affiliate Sundara Ltd, in iValue InfoSolutions for INR 125 crore.
22/05/2019

Snapdeal inches closer to acquiring ShopClues

Online marketplace Snapdeal is close to buying its nearest rival ShopClues in an all-stock deal
22/05/2019

Spinny raises Series A funding from SAIF Partners, Accel

Pre-owned cars platform Spinny has raised about INR 92 crore in its Series A round of funding led by multi-stage investor SAIF Partners and venture capital firm Accel.
21/05/2019

Tiger Global in talks to back Kunal Shah’s Cred

New York-based Tiger Global Management is in advanced discussions to back Cred, a fintech company started by serial entrepreneur Kunal Shah, which is raising upto USD 100 million at a USD 400 million valuation.
21/05/2019

Former Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka’s AI firm, Vian Systems, raises USD 50 mn

Artificial intelligence startup Vian Systems, set up by former Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka after his acrimonious exit from Infosys, has raised USD 50 million in funding.
17/05/2019

Vertex hits target corpus for new India, Southeast Asia VC fund

Vertex Venture Holdings Ltd, an early-stage venture capital firm backed by Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has raised the targeted corpus of USD 230 million for its new fund focused on Southeast Asia and India.
16/05/2019

Eyecare Chain Gets INR 206 crore from Mahindra Partners

Mahindra Partners, the investment arm of automobiles-to-information technology conglomerate Mahindra Group, has invested INR 206 crore in specialty eyecare chain Centre for Sight
16/05/2019

Video game publisher Games2win launches fund targeted at gaming startups

Mobile video games publisher Games2win India Pvt Ltd has launched a fund targeted at startups and entrepreneurs in the gaming sector.
16/05/2019

Grofers gets USD 200 million from SoftBank, others to continue fighting BigBasket

Grofers India Pvt Ltd has raised USD 200 million in a new funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund.
15/05/2019

Actor Deepika Padukone bets on yogurt brand Epigamia

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has made an undisclosed investment in Drums Food International Pvt Ltd, which sells yogurt under the brand Epigamia.
15/05/2019

Blume leads investment in deep-tech startup Ethereal Machines

Ethereal Machines Pvt Ltd, a deep-tech startup focused on the manufacturing industry, has raised USD 1 million in its pre-Series A round of funding.
15/05/2019

GREE Ventures hits third fund’s milestone, rebrands as Strive

Japanese venture capital firm GREE Ventures has marked the first close of its third fund that seeks to raise USD 130 million to invest in startups in India.
15/05/2019

British Brewing Company raises USD 14 million from NeoMile Capital, others

British Brewing Company has received an initial commitment of INR 100 crore from investors including NeoMile Capital.
15/05/2019

Healthcare portal Docttocare raises seed funding from M-Power Solutions’ founder

Bengaluru-based online health portal Docttocare has raised INR 4 crore in a seed funding from Krishnakumar Devnally.
15/05/2019

Falcon Edge may invest USD 30 million in Stanza Living

New York-based investment firm Falcon Edge Capital could invest up to USD 30 million in Delhi-based student accommodation venture Stanza Living.
14/05/2019

A91 Partners’ closes maiden fund worth USD 350 million

A91 Partners, which was founded last year by three former Sequoia Capital managing directors, have closed a USD 350 million fund.
14/05/2019

Falcon Edge and Tiger Global bet USD 22 million in Locus

Supply chain optimisation startup Locus has raised USD 22 million in fresh funding led by Falcon Edge Capital and Tiger Global Management.
14/05/2019

Cars24 set to pick up USD 80 million from backers

Cars24 is in the final stages of closing a fresh equity-financing round, estimated at USD 70-80 million, as the online used car marketplace looks to expand its presence across the country.
10/05/2019

TVS Motor invests USD 3,85 million in machine learning company Tagbox

TVS Motor Co Ltd has invested nearly INR 27 crore in machine learning company Tagbox Solutions as part of a Series A funding round.
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