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Jul 01, 2019
Indian startups raise $3.9 billion in first half of 2019; financing boom likely to pick up further in second half of the yearThe funding came in as seed, or very early investments, to Series F deals in startups that are less than 10 years old
Oct 15, 2018
ISRO's space incubator to nurture startups creating cutting-edge space technologyThe first such space tech incubator will be set up in Agartala, followed by 5 others across India.
Apr 10, 2017
Flipkart raises $1.4 bn, the biggest in its history, from Microsoft, Tencent; buys out eBay IndiaThe fundraising values Flipkart at $11.6 billion, significantly lower than $15 billion value it commanded in 2015. However, it should act a confidence booster dose for fund-starved Indian startups.
Feb 24, 2017
Homestay aggregator Stayzilla shuts shop; founder laments vanity metrics like GMVWe could not even recoup what we put in, necessitating very large capital requirement simply to sustain growth, Stayzilla founder Yogendra Vasupal said in a blog post
Dec 01, 2016
Facebook invests $40,000 in Indian fashion startup CoutLoot, as part of its FbStart programmeCoutLoot, an end-to-end fashion re-commerce platform, has been selected for Facebook's developer-focused "FbStart" programme, receiving access to $40,000 worth of credits and services from the social networking giant.
Sep 26, 2016
Chinese investors bullish about Indian startups; jointly provide $50 mn of fundingA dozen Chinese investors offered at a technology summit here on Sunday to jointly provide funding of about $50 million (Rs 334 crore) for Indian start-ups.
Sep 08, 2016
Google is inviting startups for its third 'Launchpad Accelerator' program; here's how you take partGoogle on Thursday asked for applications to attend the next session of its "Launchpad Accelerator programme" through which startups can utilise Google's mentorship and product access to scale business and capitalise on local markets
Aug 20, 2016
E-commerce site AskMe shuts down, thousands of employees laid offIn yet another sad chapter in the Indian startup ecosystem, e-commerce site and consumer internet search platform AskMe has shut down and is in the process of laying off its 4000 odd staff
Aug 10, 2016
Startup Village, Facebook team up to help budding Indian entrepreneursKochi's Startup Village had launched its first digital incubator for students known as SV.CO, which has now partnered with Facebook to offer a broader exposure to students.
Jun 21, 2016
Softbank president Nikesh Arora resigns as Son wants to continue as CEOThe company said Arora's resignation from the position of Representative Director and Director of SBG will become effective with the expiration of the term of office