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Indian startups are seeing a record of funding despite the difficult situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. As reported, startups in India have raised almost $ 3.76 billion across 257 deals in the first quarter ending March 2021. At the beginning of April, the startups saw13 mega-rounds of...

India’s second-longest-running cryptocurrency exchange, BuyUcoin, announced on May 7, 2021, that it has seen a 10x jump in Dogecoin trading during April-May 2021 as compared to 2020. The massive trading surge is seen because of the latest Dogecoin rally, which has sparked investor interest...

Bengaluru-based online teaching platform Teachmint raised $16.5 million, which comes to around ₹ 120 crores, in a Series A funding round led by Learn Capital, a venture capital firm focused on education technology, on May 4, 2021. Other investors participating in the funding round were CM...

FirstCry, India based online store for baby products, launched the largest Thrasio-style investment venture. As per reports, the company has received $75 million in capital investments from TPG, Premji Invest, Japan’s SoftBank, and ChrysCapital. Global Bees will consolidate, buy and fast-track...

The SIIC, Start-up Incubation and Innovation Centre of IIT-Kanpur, and the SICCI, Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry have come to provide a plethora of opportunities to usher an entrepreneurial ecosystem and a circular economy for tech-based startups. The two are collaborating to...

Finally, India is witnessing IPO applications from startups as online food delivery platform Zomato has filed draft papers with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for an ₹8,250 crore Initial Public Offering (IPO) on April 28, 2021.  As reported by the IndiaTechDesk, Zomato has...

Indian startups and entrepreneurs can look forward to securing funds from the Indian government kitty as it announced a $125 million or ₹ 945 crore seed fund scheme.  The Government of India launched the Startup India Seed Fund Scheme in January. The scheme aims to offer financial assistance...

E-commerce giant Amazon has announced a $250 million venture fund investment in Indian entrepreneurs and startups. Amazon plans to mainly focus on the digitization of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the key market overseas. Andy Jassy, the incoming CEO of Amazon on Thursday via...

BYJU’s, a Bengaluru-based edutech giant after raising $460 million, becomes the second most valued startup in India after Paytm. These funds were raised as part of its ongoing Series F funding. Currently, BYJU’s is valued at a whopping $13 billion. The funding round was led by MC Global...

The Public app, a location-based social network, recently announced that it raised additional Rs 300 crore or about $41 million from A91 Partners. As per reports, it raised these funds as part of its latest funding round. This lastest round also saw participation from its existing partners. The...

Purplle, a Mumbai-based startup, an online cosmetics and beauty platform, recently secured a $45 million funding from its existing backers, Sequoia Capital India, Blume Ventures, Verlinvest, and JSW Ventures. For this Mumbai-based startup, it appears to be a Series D round. In December 2019,...

Indian startups are fast-moving in the race to achieve the ‘unicorn’ status. As per a recent report by Credit Suisse, globally, India is home to the third-largest set of unicorns. It is currently behind the US and China, with a total valuation of $90 billion. The report says that currently,...

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many small businesses to run their business in a more trim and efficient manner which has led to a permanent shift in their operating landscape. The onset of pandemic and subsequent lockdowns had made the situation dire, especially for small businesses with...

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many small businesses to run their business in a more trim and efficient manner which has led to a permanent shift in their operating landscape. The onset of pandemic and subsequent lockdowns had made the situation dire, especially for small businesses with...

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many small businesses to run their business in a more trim and efficient manner which has led to a permanent shift in their operating landscape. The onset of pandemic and subsequent lockdowns had made the situation dire, especially for small businesses with...