Prasannata Patwa

Prasannata Patwa

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Startups

Vogo Raises $19 Million in Series C, Readies War chest To Take on Bounce

The fund raise brings Vogo's valuation to $76.3 million, according to Registrar of Companies filings sourced from information platform Paper.vc.
Business Ideas

[Start-it-up] Building a handmade soap business

With masses becoming aware about the ingredients used to make personal care products, including soaps and shampoos, many homemade soap companies have gained traction.
Women Entrepreneurs

She Changes Her Restaurant's Menu Every Month, and Patrons Love It

According to chef Radhika Khandelwal, seasonal produce is more than half the work done to make a delicious dish
News and Trends

Consolidation Mode: RIL To Merge TV18, Hathway and Den Cable Into Network18

Under the proposed arrangement, TV18, which runs news channels including CNBC TV18 and CNN News 18, broadband and television provider Hathway Cable and Datacom, and cable TV distribution company Den Networks will merge into Network18.
News and Trends

Reliance Retail Reaches the Top Becoming Fastest Growing Brand

The brand's e-commerce push with a strong focus on building a strong consumer base and delivery network led to this jump, according to a report released by Deloitte India, a consultancy service company.
News and Trends

What Can a 50-Paise Coin Buy You? Not Even a Candy

While confectionery makers have abandoned the 50-paise candy offerings, telecom operators too have increased the minimum recharge rates.
Startups

Want To Eat Jackfruit Mock-Meat? Here's Who Can Offer

Food start-up Better is all set to launch the product in March which tastes exactly like meat
Entrepreneurs

The Mojo is On for Instamojo

The payment gateway start-up Instamojo had come close shutting down because it was losing all money.
Startups

First Cry Raises Rs 1,055 Crore In Series-E Round From Softbank

The firm raised $150 million from Softbank, last year in January, in the first tranche. The venture capital giant holds 46.6 per cent in the baby product retailer.
Startups

[Funding Alert] SuperMoney raises $1 million from Unitus Ventures in pre-series A round

Lending platform SuperMoney raised $1 million from Unitus Ventures in a pre-series A funding round.
Acquisitions

Instamojo On boards Times Internet With GetMeAShop Acquisition

Gurgaon-based GetMeAShop is acquired for $5 million from Times Internet. The investment firm has also invested an undisclosed amount in Instamojo.
Unicorn Club

Making of the Fastest Unicorn, Udaan

When the three co-founders left Flipkart, they had no 'concrete idea' but the resolve to work together
Startups

RentRoomi To Enter New York, London, and Hong Kong

Currently, the start-up allows people to list a room or an entire property on the platform and only charges once tenants have moved in
News and Trends

Grand Old Parle Embraces Social Media Advertising To Tap the Millennial

The biscuit and confectionery maker is also using e-grocery platforms to promote brands such as Zing and Rola Cola
Women Entrepreneurs

It Is a Very Special Time for Women in India: Anita Dongre

According to the celebrity designer and entrepreneur, one can be career-minded, have a great career and balance family