Posts Tagged: "Startup Funding"

Softbank Invests $1.4 Bn In Paytm At $7 Bn Valuation

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paytm raises 1.4 billion from softbank

The Japanese internet and telecom giant Softbank has led one of the largest investment rounds in Indian startup scene by investing $1.4 billion (approx Rs 9,000 Cr) in Paytm. With this round of investment Paytm is now estimated to be worth $7 billion. “In line with the Indian government’s vision...

Give Startups A Chance

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Mr._Sam_Pitroda,_Advisor_to_the_Prime_Minister_of_India_in_a_panel_discussion_in_Startup_Village

With more and more opportunities such as the Navi Mumbai Entrepreneur Meet this March, launching a startup has never seemed so easy. And yet, not every startup is met with success. In truth, more often than not startups struggle and disperse their investments in an attempt to look professional. Unfortunately, most...

Logistics Startup Blowhorn Raises Series A Funding

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blowhorn funding

Blowhorn, an intra-city logistics startup has raised USD $3.65 mn (approx. INR 25 crores) in series A funding from IDG Ventures India, together with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and existing investors, Draper Associates and Unitus Seed Fund. The company plans to utilize the investment to expand operations to...