Ecosystem Weekly | 29th Dec ’19

Online education platform Ruangguru has raised $150 Mn from General Atlantic Indonesia based online education platform Ruangguru has raised $150 Mn in Series C funding from Mumbai and New York-based growth-focused venture capital firm, General Atlantic Read More Keppel Land and Rustonjee form JV for $57 Mn Singapore-based diversified conglomerate Keppel Land has entered into a…


Ecosystem Weekly | 22nd Dec ’19

PSA and FCA have got merged. the deal is for $50 Mn Peugeot and Citroen owner PSA and Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) has signed a $50 Mn deal for their merger. Read More Eyewear startup Lenskart has raised $231 Mn from SoftBank Delhi-based eyewear startup Lenskart has raised $231 Mn in Series G funding from SoftBank Vision Fund…


Startup or Small Business?

For many first-time entrepreneurs, ‘startup’ can be a confusing term because it is used in many contexts. The Startup India campaign by Indian government has inspired millions, but has also led many to believe that a ‘startup’ simply means starting one’s own venture.  Starting a business is not new – people have been starting out…


Ecosystem Weekly | 15th Dec ’19

Paytm Parent One97 has raised $670 Mn from SoftBank, AliPay, and others Noida-headquartered One97 Communications, the parent company of Paytm has raised $670 Mn from it’s existing investors T Rowe Price, Alipay, SoftBank, and others. Read More Gurugram based Oyo has raised $693 Mn from Ritesh Agarwal Gurugram headquartered Oyo Rooms has raised $693 Mn from its CEO and Founder, Mr….


Ecosystem Weekly | 8th Dec ’19

Walmart owned Flipkart has raised $398 Mn from its parent entity. Bengaluru based e-commerce company Flipkart has raised $398 Mn from its Singapore-based parent entity, Walmart. Read More Mahindra Finance has raised $200 Mn from  International Finance Corp Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services has raised $200 Mn from IFC, a subsidiary of World Bank Group, for financing MSMEs in…


VP Weekly | 1st Dec ’19

Paytm has raised $1 Bn led by US asset manager T Rowe Price Digital payments major Paytm has raised $1 Bn from new and existing investors, including Japan’s SoftBank Group and China’s Ant Financial. Read More Zomato may raise $550 Mn from Ant Financial Gurugram-based food tech unicorn Zomato may raise $550 Mn funding led by Chinese Alibaba…