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[Funding] Swiggy Raises $800 Million in Series J Round; Valuation soars to $5 Billion

New Delhi, April 6 -- Swiggy has announced a fundraise of $800 million in an email it sent to its employees. The investors of these rounds include Falcon Edge, Amansa Capital, Think Investments, Carmi... Read More


[Funding] Meesho raises USD 300 Million from Softbank; valuation passes USD 2 Billion

New Delhi, April 5 -- Social commerce platform Meesho has announced a fundraise of $300 million led by SoftBank Vision Fund II. Existing investors Prosus Ventures, Facebook Inc., Shunwei Capital, Vent... Read More


Weekly Funding Roundup; Unicorn Club Entrants and IPO-ready startups

New Delhi, April 5 -- The past week has been excellent for Fintech and InsurTech startups. As a new financial year unfolds, we are a year after the pandemic led lockdown had shut down much business, r... Read More


Nucleus Software elevates Parag Bhise as CEO effective April 1

New Delhi, April 5 -- Nucleus Software has announced the appointment of Parag Bhise as the Chief Executive Officer, starting April 1, 2021. He succeeds the outgoing CEO, RP Singh, who retired after a ... Read More


Canon India appoints Manabu Yamazaki as new President and CEO

New Delhi, April 5 -- Canon India has announced the appointment of Manabu Yamazaki as the new President and CEO, effective April 1, 2021. In his new role, Mr Yamazaki will be spearheading Canon's busi... Read More


Startup Guide: Traditional NBFCs associating with FinTech poses a massive business opportunity

New Delhi, April 4 -- Non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) have played a critical role in meeting the financial needs of individuals and businesses; especially those that have traditionally, banks ... Read More


PAN-Aadhaar Linking Website Crashes as Deadline Nears End; Govt Offers Extension till 30 June

New Delhi, April 1 -- The Government of India has made the linking of PAN (Permanent Account Number) with Aadhaar mandatory. The deadline for the same was March 31. But as the deadline came near, the ... Read More


Startup Guide: Push Notifications Can Make Your Channel User Engagement Strategy Effective

New Delhi, April 1 -- An average consumer picks up their phone 58 times a day. 70% of these 'sessions' last for less than 2 minutes. These are usually to check notifications, catch up on conversations... Read More


Hitachi to Fully Acquire GlobalLogic for $9.6 Billion

New Delhi, March 31 -- Hitachi Ltd said on Wednesday it will buy GlobalLogic Inc for $9.6 billion. The total stock acquisition cost is $8.5 billion which will complete by July 2021. Post this, GlobalL... Read More


Startup Guide: Transform Supply Chain Operations By Embracing Modern Warehouse Management Solutions

New Delhi, March 31 -- The year 2020 taught companies that you must be nimble to compete in today's fast-changing, on-demand world. The supply chain has become far more complex, especially with the dr... Read More