Funding story Character merchandising has always been a hugely popular segment; with kids eagerly lapping up merchandise products based on popular characters in various TV shows, cartoons, etc. With increasing potential for technological innovation to play a significant role in this segment comes brighter opportunities. Planet Superheroes, a character merchandising...
Funding story The rising demands of the expanding middle class is causing a huge boom in the beauty services sector. A number of exciting startups have emerged, seeking to use technological innovation to make beauty services more accessible and convenient. Founded in May 2015 by IIT-KGP alumni Kavish Desai, Shashank...
  Comfort is what making our world more compact, reachable and global. At every level and every step technology is serving us more personally. Similarly Contract Management Platform Icertis is simplifying cooperate life since 2009. It is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington with R&D in Pune, India with 100 researchers working currently. In...
The News- ClearTax raises about Rs. 80 Cr in Series A funding round. SAIF Partners was the one to invest with one of the largest amount. Startup aims on online tax return filing process. Ravi Adusumalli, M.D., SAIF, has joined the board of ClearTax's Delaware, USA-based entity 'Software is...
India's long and soaring voyage of startups is nothing new to the eyes and ears of ordinary citizens, the business news reports, and the venture capitalists, located both in India and abroad. But, among all the success stories we have heard from Flipkart to Snapdeal to Ola, none have...
Funding story Coupon platforms are of immense importance in improving the overall consumer experience, by allowing them to discover excellent discount options conveniently. One of the foremost such coupon and cashback platforms is Cashkaro, which was founded by Swati and Rohan Bhargava. The Gurgaon-based startup recently managed to raise Rs....
Funding story 2016 promises to be a year of tighter purses for entrepreneurs and their investors. This will be especially true for food tech startups, since 2015 was a rather up-and-down year for startups in that segment. Nevertheless, a number of food tech startups have continued to make impressive gains...
The Story So Far India’s biggest cab aggregate service, Ola takes a plunge with a new phase of down rounding. A Down Round is a term used when a startup enterprise raises lesser funding as compared to the previous time. Ola decidedly took a nosedive to counter their big rival...
Sminq- a Queue Management App secured seed funding of $1 million led by venture funds Saama Capital and Blume Ventures with participation from angel investor Vaibhav Domkundwar of micro-venture firm Better Inc. Suresh Shanmugham, (M.D., Saama Capital) will be joining the board following this investment. Launched in July 2015, startup aims...
Funding story Mobile hotel room booking app RoomsTonite continues the trend of a steady expansion of the online booking sector. The startup recently succeeded in raising angel investment worth $1.5 million in a round of funding which saw participation from several eminent investors. These included Lashit Sanghvi, Co-Founder of Alchemy...