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Byju's founder, Raveendran polevaults into billionaire club with latest funding of $150 mn
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Byju's founder, Raveendran polevaults into billionaire club with latest funding of $150 mn

Founded in 2008 by Divya Gokulnath and former teacher Byju Raveendran, BYJU’S offers a learning app, was launched in 2015

Oyo share buyback: Japanese financial groups’ consortium led by Mizuho, Nomura fund Ritesh Agarwal’s $2 bn stake repurchase
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Oyo share buyback: Japanese financial groups’ consortium led by Mizuho, Nomura fund Ritesh Agarwal’s $2 bn stake repurchase

On Friday, Oyo had said Agarwal signed a deal to buy back shares worth nearly Rs 13,770 crore from early investors through his Cayman islands-registered entity, RA Hospitality Holdings.

OYO founder Ritesh Agarwal to buy back shares worth $2 bn from early investors; stake to rise up to 30%
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OYO founder Ritesh Agarwal to buy back shares worth $2 bn from early investors; stake to rise up to 30%

Hospitality firm OYO on Friday said its founder Ritesh Agarwal has signed a deal to buy back shares worth $2 billion (nearly Rs 13,770 crore) from early investors through his Cayman islands-registered entity, RA Hospitality Holdings

SoftBank-backed Oyo is in the market to raise about $1bn; looming deal will spawn another Indian unicorn
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SoftBank-backed Oyo is in the market to raise about $1bn; looming deal will spawn another Indian unicorn

Oyo is reportedly in talks with two consortia to raise between $500 million and $1 billion.

True price of an Uber ride in question as company looks to replace Kalanick
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True price of an Uber ride in question as company looks to replace Kalanick

As Uber tries to hire a new chief executive amongst controversies, a resolve to the bitter dispute with the old one, Travis Kalanick still awaits.

Craftsvilla.com gets Rs 100 cr funding; expects to touch Rs 600 cr in GMV sales next fiscal
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Craftsvilla.com gets Rs 100 cr funding; expects to touch Rs 600 cr in GMV sales next fiscal

The company plans to utilise the funds to expand its team in India, and to invest in scaling its technology platform.

Photo-sharing service Snapchat raises $50 million
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Photo-sharing service Snapchat raises $50 million

Snapchat, the mobile photo-sharing service beloved by teenagers and twenty-somethings, has raised another $50 million, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing made Wednesday.

Photo-sharing service Snapchat raises $50 million
Tech

Photo-sharing service Snapchat raises $50 million

Snapchat, the mobile photo-sharing service beloved by teenagers and twenty-somethings, has raised another $50 million, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing made Wednesday.