Shipra Singh

Shipra Singh

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About Shipra Singh

Steering the Wealth section on the Entrepreneur website, covering everything finance. Previously a personal finance reporter at The Economic Times and Outlook Money. Hit me up at

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Ex-Tesla CIO's Auto Tech Startup Tekion Becomes a Unicorn in Under 4 Yrs

Founded by Chennai-born entrepreneur Jay Vijayan, Tekion has raised USD 150 million in Series C funding round at a valuation of over USD 1 billion

Retirement Falls Last on Financial Priorities of Indians: Survey

As much as 51 per cent respondents in the Retirement Survey released by PGIM India MF reported that they have absolutely no financial plan for their retirement

Razorpay's Silent but Steady Rise to the Unicorn Club – A Lesson for Young Startups

Harshil Mathur, co-founder and CEO, Razorpay shares the company's journey from getting rejected by 100 banks to becoming the youngest fintech unicorn
EdTech Startup

"Synchronous Is Superior Format for Online Learning"

Vamsi Krishna, co-founder and CEO, Vedantu, says the company believes in the concept of LIVE interactive classes being a superior format for online learning which creates greater learning outcomes

Logistics Startup Raises USD 3.1 Mn From Beenext and India Quotient

The fresh capital received in the pre-series B round will be used for scaling in India and other markets, strengthening product and technology and hiring talent

Sequoia India Pumps $7 Mn in AR Platform

The Bengaluru-based startup plans to deploy the fresh capital towards its research and development (R&D) initiatives.
India Economy

India's Projected GDP Decline of 10.3% This Fiscal is Worst Among All Emerging Economies: IMF

The 10.3% GDP contraction for India is for the current fiscal year, ending on March 2021, as opposed to projections for all other economies based on the calendar year 2020. IMF's outlook for India for the current calendar year 2020 is pegged at 8.6% decline

Cover Genius Raises AU$ 15 Mn to Expand its Product Suite and Partner Network Globally

The funding was led by Sydney-based King River Capital and through a loan, GIC backed Leap Capital also supplemented the funding round

Content Marketplace Pepper Content Raises INR 31.6 Cr Funding Led by Lightspeed India

The company said it plans to use the fresh capital to expand to text, design audio, and video content in India and Southeast Asia
India Economy

The Govt Wants You to Spend; Announces Festival Advance to Boost Consumer Spending

To encourage consumer spending, Sitharaman announced two schemes- a leave travel concession (LTC) cash voucher and special festive advance-mainly aimed at benefitting central government employees

Razorpay Becomes Fifth Fintech Unicorn After Raising $100 Mn in Series D Funding

The company said it plans to deploy the new funds to strengthen RazorpayX, neo-banking platform and lending arm Razorpay Capital and hire about 500 employees by FY2021

India's GDP Expected to Shrink 9.5% for FY21, But Silver Linings Already Visible: RBI

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das at the central bank's MPC meeting announced a range of measures to support the economy in emerging from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

Omnivore, Nabventures Bet on Agri-IoT Startup Krishitantra

The company will use the USD 1 million seed capital to expand operations across India, reach lakhs of farmers and help them realize increased profitability and sustainability via improved soil health

Anand Mahindra Backs Robotics Startup Genrobotics as the Latter Ramps up its Fight Against Manual Scavenging

Genrobotics has raised INR 2.5 crore in Pre Series A funding round from Unicorn India Ventures, Anand Mahindra and SEA

Edtech Startup Winuall Raises INR 14.7 Cr From Prime Venture Partners and BEENEXT

The company said it will use the fresh capital to enhance product capabilities and hire across technology, product, AI and business development teams