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Sequoia-backed GoMechanic cuts 70% jobs amid ‘grave errors’ in financial reporting

GoMechanic has laid off 70% of its workforce as the Sequoia India-backed startup grapples with a funding crunch after the existing and prospective investors found that the founders had misstated facts

Backed by Tiger Global, Mayfair emerges from stealth to offer businesses a higher yield on their cash

One startup is banking on the fact that businesses are eager to earn as much yield as possible on their cash. Mayfair is a new fintech startup that offers businesses up to 4.02% APY, a number it claim

Dispatch from Bangalore, end of 2022 edition

In 2014, Prayank Swaroop made a pitch to the storied venture firm Accel, where he worked as an associate, about future marketplaces in India. At the time, Flipkart and Snapdeal were the only two e-com

Indian fintech Money View valued at $900 million in new funding

Indian fintech Money View said on Monday it has raised $75 million in a new funding round, its second this year, despite the market slump, as it looks to scale its core credit business and build more

Taktile raises $20M to help fintech companies test and deploy decision-making models

The logic behind many fintech companies’ automated decisions — decisions that determine whether a customer is approved for a credit line, for example — is hard-coded into their app&#8217

Tiger Global taps TCV partner Rohit Iragavarapu

Tiger Global is adding Rohit Iragavarapu — the partner at TCV Capital involved in deals such as GitLab, Attentive, Toast, LegalZoom and Avetta — to its investment team, two sources familia

Apis in talks to back fintech Money View at $1 billion valuation despite market slump

India’s Money View is in talks to raise a new round of funding at a unicorn valuation, two sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch, in a boost to the local fintech community that has be

Ambi Robotics secures $32M infusion to deploy its item-sorting robots in warehouses

Ambi Robotics, a startup developing supply chain automation hardware, today announced that it raised $32 million in additional funding led by Tiger Global and Bow Capital, with participation from Ahre

Tiger Global, Blume back Indian startup bringing safety — and intelligence — to EVs

Tiger Global’s latest investment in India is Vecmocon, a startup building solutions to bring safety and reliability alongside intelligence and health monitoring to light electric vehicles (EVs), add

As the market cools, aggressive Tiger Global looks to raise a fund that’s half the size as its last

In recent years, assets under management at the investment firm Tiger Global have exploded. Now the firm is taking stock and winnowing down its operations, per a new investor letter first seen by Axio

John Curtius is leaving Tiger Global to start his own venture fund

John Curtius, the prolific Tiger Global senior partner who has been at the center of some of the firm’s biggest deals in the last several years, is leaving the firm, TechCrunch has learned. He w

Document onboarding startup Flatfile nabs $50M from investors, including Workday

Data cleansing — prepping data for applications like predictive analytics — takes time. In fact, data scientists spend an estimated 60% of their time cleaning and organizing data, accordin

On Deck tried to do it all. Now, it’s trying to do less, better

Erik Torenberg is no longer the co-CEO of On Deck, a tech company that is trying to productize the community in a way that helps founders secure capital and advice. Torenberg, an early Product Hunt em

Zopper raises $75 million to solve India’s insurance problem

For more than half a decade, Zopper built a platform for small- and medium-sized businesses, helping merchants with invoicing and payments through its point-of-sale platform. It sold that IP to PhoneP

Sightfull, a startup that tracks key business activities, raises $18M

In late 2020, developers Noam Liran and Alex Litvak were inspired to create a platform that applied automation concepts from security to the business analytics space. Drawing on their experiences in c

Opus Security emerges from stealth to help tackle cloud security threats

Opus Security, a cloud security orchestration and remediation platform, today emerged from stealth with $10 million in seed funding led by YL Ventures, with participation from Tiger Global and angel i

Stockholm’s EQT Growth closes $2.2B to fund scaling European startups like Vinted, Mambu and Epidemic Sound

The days of European startups relocating to the U.S. if they want to grow (and raise money to do so) have been receding in the rearview mirror for a while now, so much so that even in these leaner tim

Mesh Payments closes on $60M as demand for its corporate spend offering surges

Financial management startup Mesh Payments has landed $60 million in new funding, 10 months after its last raise. Founded in Israel and now with headquarters in New York, Mesh Payments is one of a gro

Waysia raises €10M to deliver Asian grocery in Europe

COVID-19 has reshaped our lives in many ways and given rise to a plethora of services tailored to these newborn needs. Waysia, an Asian grocery delivery platform, is one such startup that retooled in

Juul agrees to pay $438.5M in a record settlement, while a newer vape maker gains steam

Juul has long argued that it’s trying to save lives; meanwhile, its own existence seems precarious at times. Right now is one of those times. As reported earlier today by numerous outlets, the o
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