Start-Ups

Mamaearth Parent Company Honasa Consumer Becomes First Unicorn Of 2022

Mamaearth Parent Company Honasa Consumer Becomes First Unicorn Of 2022

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 01, 2022

Honasa Consumer, which sells its products under the labels of Mamaearth, The Derma Co and House of Brands, said it has raised $52 million in the latest funding round led by Sequoia

India Displaces UK To Become Third Top Nation To Host Most Valued Unicorns

India Displaces UK To Become Third Top Nation To Host Most Valued Unicorns

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 22, 2021, Mumbai

Adding 33 "unicorns" in a single year has helped India displace the UK to be third in the list of nations that are home to such enterprises

Here Are 5 Most Valued Start-Ups In India

Here Are 5 Most Valued Start-Ups In India

Edited by NDTV Business Desk | Tuesday December 21, 2021

Despite the global economic slowdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, several Indian start-ups managed to beat the sentiment and have been successful.

Used-Car Platform CARS24 Raises $400 Million At Valuation Of $3.3 Billion

Used-Car Platform CARS24 Raises $400 Million At Valuation Of $3.3 Billion

Reuters | Monday December 20, 2021

India's CARS24 said on Monday it had raised $400 million in a funding round that saw participation of asset manager Alpha Wave Global, valuing the used-car retailing platform at $3.3 billion.

Ahead Of IPO, Ola Raises $500 Million Loan

Ahead Of IPO, Ola Raises $500 Million Loan

Reuters | Thursday December 16, 2021

Ola Chief Executive Officer Bhavish Aggarwal had said the company planned to go public in the first half of 2022.

Grofers Rebrands Itself As Blinkit As It Focuses On Quick Commerce

Grofers Rebrands Itself As Blinkit As It Focuses On Quick Commerce

Press Trust of India | Monday December 13, 2021

The Zomato and SoftBank-backed company had started its quick commerce service with a 10-minute delivery promise a few months ago.

Ola To Raise Over $1 Billion Through Equity, Debt In Pre-IPO Round: Report

Ola To Raise Over $1 Billion Through Equity, Debt In Pre-IPO Round: Report

Press Trust of India | Friday December 10, 2021

Ola has recently raised over Rs 1,049 crore (about $139 million) from Edelweiss and others at a valuation of over $7 billion.

Edtech Startup Byju's Acquires Austria's GeoGebra

Edtech Startup Byju's Acquires Austria's GeoGebra

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021

GeoGebra - which has a dynamic, interactive and collaborative mathematics learning tool - will continue to operate as an independent unit.

IT Startup Fareye Aiming To Turn Unicorn In A Year, Says Founder

IT Startup Fareye Aiming To Turn Unicorn In A Year, Says Founder

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 05, 2021

Fareye CEO and co-founder Kushal Nahata said that the company has doubled its team size in the US and Europe

Swiggy To Invest $700 Million In Grocery Delivery Service Instamart

Swiggy To Invest $700 Million In Grocery Delivery Service Instamart

Reuters | Thursday December 02, 2021

First launched in Bengaluru and Gurugram last year, Instamart is set to reach an annualised gross merchandise value run rate of $1 billion.

OYO Ropes In Former SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar As Strategic Group Advisor

OYO Ropes In Former SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar As Strategic Group Advisor

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 02, 2021

OYO on Thursday announced the appointment of Rajnish Kumar, former Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI), as its strategic group advisor.

Uber To Allow Users To Book Rides Via Whatsapp

Uber To Allow Users To Book Rides Via Whatsapp

Reuters | Thursday December 02, 2021

Riders will get the same safety features and insurance protections as those who book trips via the Uber app directly, the company said.

Grab Debuts On Nasdaq, Marking Biggest Southeast Asia Listing

Grab Debuts On Nasdaq, Marking Biggest Southeast Asia Listing

Reuters | Thursday December 02, 2021

Grab, Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing and food delivery firm, lists on Nasdaq on Thursday following its $40 billion merger with special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Altimeter Growth Corp.

Trading Platform Looking To Bring Crypto Investing To Mobile Users, Raises $20 Million

Trading Platform Looking To Bring Crypto Investing To Mobile Users, Raises $20 Million

Reuters | Wednesday December 01, 2021

Global trading platform Structure, which aims to facilitate crypto-based lending and investing for mobile phone users, raised $20 million in capital from investors and from a private sale of its digital currency $STXR.

Realty Platform NoBroker Valued At $1 Billion After New Funding Round: Report

Realty Platform NoBroker Valued At $1 Billion After New Funding Round: Report

Reuters | Tuesday November 23, 2021

NoBroker said on Tuesday it had raised $210 million in a funding round led by global investors General Atlantic and Tiger Global Management, giving the online real estate platform a valuation of $1 billion.

1234...5