A Round-Up of Funded Tea Chains in India

Chai Point has raised $30 million from Paragon Partners, Eight Roads Ventures, Saama Capital, DSG Consumer Partners, InnoVen Capital, and Everstone Capital. Teabox has raised $14 million from Accel Partners, Ratan Tata,... Read more »

Google launches Neighbourly, the local community and discovery app in India

‘Neighbourly’ is the latest launch from Google, which is a community app meant for seeking answers and information related to the neighbourhood. The Beta version of the app has been launched in... Read more »

Truecaller Acquires Payments App Chillr, Launched Truecaller 2.0

Truecaller is all set to lauch payments and credit to its users in India. The services will be offered via the payments App Chillr, which Truecaller has acquired recently. With this acquisition, the... Read more »

PayTM Mall gets $445M from SoftBank & Alibaba

PayTM Mall has received the second tranche of $200m fro the total commitment of $445m investment from SoftBank and Alibaba. SoftBank’s investment arm SB Investment Holdings pumped in $197.4 Mn (INR1,341 Cr) while Alibaba... Read more »

Mumbai Angels Invests in HealthTech Startup Theranosis Life Sciences

Mumbai Angels have announced its latest investment in Hyderabad based medical diagnostics startup Theranosis Life Sciences. The amount of money invested is undisclosed. Theranosis Life Sciences was established in 2016 by Dr Shibichakravarthy Kannan and Dr Vennila Dharman... Read more »

Ant Financial Raises $14 Billion in World’s Biggest Single Fundraise

Ant Financial, a spun-off from Alibaba Group, has raised $14 b in what is tipped as world’s biggest single fund-raise ever. And Financial has been on the forefront of reshaping the startup... Read more »

Future Group to Deliver Milk at Your Doorstep

Future Group plans to open 1000 retail stores under its ‘EasyDay’ brand to start delivery of milk and eggs to users’ doorstep. In the first phase, the outlets will start operating in... Read more »

JLL Spark Launches $100m Fund Aimed at Asia-Pacific Startups

Chicago based JLL Spark has launched a $100m Spark Global Venture Fund aimed at investing in Asia Pacific startups. JLL is a professional services firm based out of Chicago that specializes in... Read more »

Abhishek Agarwal Launches $10m Rockstud Capital Investment Fund For Early Stage Startups

Angel investor turned fund manager, Abhishek Agarwal has launched a $10m VC fund aimed at investing in early-stage startups. The fund has been raised entirely from Indian investors which include family offices,... Read more »

Kunal Shah Raises $30m in Biggest Seed Round Ever

News of Kunal Shah raising $30m for his new startup has been doing rounds since last few weeks. Yesterday, trusted sources access by Live Mint confirmed that the deal is through. This... Read more »