Peris Kimeli and Betsy Cheruyot were students at Kenyatta University thinking about launching a business when they applied for their first loans from the mobile lending company, Tala. Hoping to get a
India’s Prime Venture Partners has refueled its tanks for more angel investing after it announced a new fund of INR 400 crore, or around $60 million. Started by three managing partners —
By now the world is familiar with the rise of on-demand bicycle services, which started out with Mobike and Ofo in China, but one startup is twisting the concept slightly to bring dock-less motorbikes
B Capital, the investment firm from Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin backed by BCG, has stepped into India after it backed smart point-of-sale company Mswipe in its first deal in the country. The
BlackBuck, a startup that is digitizing logistics and cross-country freighting in India, has closed out a $70 million Series C round.
Swiggy, one of India's top food delivery services, has refueled its tanks after raising $15 million led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The company said a number of existing investors also participated,
Treebo Hotels has raised $17 million led by Bertelsmann India Investments (BII) with participation from existing investors SAIF Partners and Matrix Partners India.
There's more money flowing into India's e-commerce space after BigBasket, a Bangalore-based company that focuses on groceries, landed a $150 million investment led by The Abraaj Group in the UAE.
Bangalore is the setting for the latest showdown between Uber and its India-based rival Ola after both companies launched motorbike taxi on-demand services in the city.
Fitternity, a discovery platform for workout classes and other fitness services based in Mumbai, has raised $1 million in seed funding led by Exfinity Venture Partners. The company’s search platf
Mobikon, a Pune- and Singapore-based software developer that has its sights set on Asia’s food and beverage industry, has received $2.3 million in new funding led by returning investor Jungle Ventur
Disrupt Battlefield <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/11/hackerrank-social-platform-for-coders/">alum</a> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.hackerrank.com/">HackerRank</a> today announc
Zoomcar, a Bangalore-based self-drive car rental platform, has picked up $11 million in fresh funding from Sequoia Capital, Empire Angels, and NGP. The new capital, which brings its total raised so fa
When Arnav Kumar started looking for his first car, he was determined to buy a used one to save money. The process of sorting through online listings and trying to figure out which ones were legitimat
BigBasket, India’s largest online grocer, is boosting its logistics network to compete with companies that offer very fast deliveries. The Bangalore-based company, which was founded in 2011, will op
Vedantu, an online tutoring platform, disclosed today that it has raised a $5 million series A from Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management. Test preparation is a big market in India as more studen
Silicon Valley’s influence is undeniable but its global impact has always been a passive byproduct of success at home. To make a lasting, material difference, there needs to be a concerted effort to
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.target.com">Target</a> has long looked to India to fuel its software applications and back-office projects. Now, the Minneapolis-based retailer is doubling down on
Transportation tech startup <a target="_blank" href="https://www.uber.com">Uber</a> is continuing its aggressive expansion across Asia. As of this week, it is now live in India, starting first with a
Hoping to trump heavily-funded and tightly-networked Silicon Valley firms, cashed-up Indian startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.interpretomics.co/">InterpretOmics</a> will harness India's chea