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Bejul Somaia, the founding partner of Lightspeed India, staunchly defended the allure of South Asia’s investment landscape, even in the wake of unsettling movements such as Sequoia’s decision to segregate…

Lightspeed says India not for the faint-hearted amid Sequoia split

A startup by an Apple alum that has become home to millions of low-skilled workers in India said on Tuesday it has raised an additional $12.5 million, just five months…

Apple alum’s jobs app for India’s workers raises $12.5 million

Tens of thousands of students and professionals move out of India each year to pursue higher education and for work. Even after spending months in a new country, they struggle…

Zolve raises $15 million for its cross-border neobank aimed at global citizens

The credit card industry in India appears to be stuck. According to industry estimates, between 30 million to 35 million people in the country today have at least one credit…

Months-old Uni raises $18.5 million seed round to expand India’s credit card market

Javed, a middle-aged man, worked as a driver before losing that job earlier this year as coronavirus spread across India, prompting New Delhi to enforce a nationwide lockdown and temporarily…

Apple alum’s jobs app for India’s workers secures $8 million

Five-month-old Indonesian startup Ula, which aims to help small retailers solve inefficiencies that they face in supply chain, inventory and working capital, said today it has raised $10.5 million in…

5-month-old Indonesian startup Ula raises $10.5 million for its wholesale e-commerce marketplace

SoftBank is back investing in India after it lead a $100 million round for OYO Rooms, a two-year-old startup that runs an online marketplace for affordable hotels in the country.…

SoftBank Leads $100M Investment In India-Based Budget Hotel Network OYO Rooms