Ecosystem Weekly | 26th Jan ’20

Baring PE Asia closes seventh buyout fund at $6.5 Bn Hong Kong-based alternative investment firm Baring Private Equity Asia has hit the final close of its seventh fund at its hard cap of $6.5 Bn Read More ReNew Power Secures $450 Mn Funds Through Dollar Bonds Continuing its streak of big investments, clean energy startup…


Ecosystem Weekly | 19th Jan ’20

Piramal Enterprises to sell analytics unit Decision Resources Group for $950 mn Piramal Enterprises Ltd has agreed to sell the healthcare analytics unit Decision Resources Group to US-based Clarivate Analytics Plc for $950 million Read More Chinese automaker Great Wall agrees to buy General Motors’ India plant Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor has agreed to…


Ecosystem Weekly | 12th Jan ’20

Edtech Unicorn Byju’s Gets $200 Mn From Tiger Global Founded in 2008 by Divya Gokulnath and Byju Raveendran, Byju’s announced that it has raised funding from New York-based Tiger Global. The round reportedly valued Byju’s at $8 Bn. Read More ESAF Small Finance Bank files for $135 mn IPO Thrissur-based small finance bank ESAF on…


Airpod : Single (accessory) product magic!

Apple’s AirPods made more money than Spotify, Twitter, Snapchat, and Shopify combined. This is a superb example of product excellence (and yet again, from Apple) where a single product revenue has surpassed that of some of the largest tech companies. An ancillary product generating such revenues is unprecedented. So whenever we think of providing customers…


Ecosystem Weekly | 5th Jan ’20

Adani Ports to acquire Krishnapatnam Port for $1.9 Bn Billionaire Gautam Adani-led Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd said it will acquire a 75% stake in the Andhra Pradesh-based Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd for an enterprise value of $1.9 Bn Read More Gurugram-based GoMechanic in expansion mode with funding from Chiratae, Sequoia Automobile service and maintenance…