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News and Trends

[Funding Alert] Sequoia, YC Back Payments App For Youth In $4.7 Mln Round

Founded by recent IIT Roorkee graduates Kush Taneja and Sambhav Jain, FamPay said it will use the funds to build a quality engineering team to develop its technology and grow faster.

News and Trends

[Funding Alert] Sequoia India Backs AI-Based Sales Solutions Provider In $8 Mln Round

Bengaluru-based Salesken.ai said the new funds would be used for further development of its AI-based conversation intelligence platform and for expansion across the Asia Pacific and North America markets.

News and Trends

[Funding Alert] Healthcare Analytics Start-Up Tricog Raises $10.5 Mln In Series B Round

The company will use the new funds to develop its platform further for faster diagnosis, expand the product line and strengthen its presence in Africa and Asia.

Money & Finance

How to Profit Without Venture Capital

As VC investors tighten their purse strings, your business can still be successful.

News and Trends

[Funding Alert] Samsung Venture Leads $3 Mln Round In Sourav Ganguly-backed Flickstree

The new funds would be used to create and aggregate more content as they look to solidify their presence in India as well as expand to certain international markets, on board advertisers, hire more talent and develop their technology further.

News and Trends

[Funding Alert] Sequoia Leads $16 Mln Round In Healthcare AI Start-Up Qure.ai

The Mumbai-headquartered company said it would use the fresh funds to expand geographically, expand product portfolio and support regulatory clearances.

News and Trends

[Funding Alert] Facebook, Others Back Edtech Start-Up Unacademy In $110 Mln Funding Round

The social media giant led the investment in the Bengaluru-based company alongside General Atlantic and Sequoia.

News and Trends

This VC Firm Launched $100 Mln Fund To Back Tech Start-Ups

The two managing partners of Inflexor, Venkat Vallabhaneni and Jatin Desai, have previously co-founded Parampara Capital, another early-stage tech-focused VC firm.

News and Trends

U.K. VC Firm Focused on Artificial Intelligence Expands to Southeast Asia

The company, which will target Malaysia and Indonesia first, said it believes the two countries have a lot of untapped potential to build AI talent and ecosystem

News and Trends

[Funding Alert] Soil-To-Sale Agritech Start-Up Raises $32 Mln, Plans Supply Chain Automation

Chennai-headquartered WayCool said it would use the fresh funds to automate its supply chain and build the next layer of data analytics required to strengthen supply chain efficiency.

Starting a Business

This New $100 million+ VC Fund Aims to Solve the Ocean Plastic Crisis in Asia

Companies developing plastic-alternatives raised record funding last year. This year will be even better.

Starting a Business

Investors Are Shunning Profits for 'Hypergrowth' Models. Here's Why You Should Avoid Them at All Costs

As business owners and founders, we need to realize that venture capitalists are investors and money makers, not business owners. They see your company as a calculated risk within a broader portfolio in which only a few will succeed.

News and Trends

U.S.-based VC Firm Launches $100 Million Fund Focused to Invest in Southeast Asia

The fund is looking to invest in 15 to 20 companies based in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, India, Australia and New Zealand

Finance

India's Digitization Drive Is What These Operators-Turned-VCs Are Focused On

Bengaluru-based Prime Venture Partners is focused on start-ups that make tech-led products and has invested in companies such as MyGate and NiYO.

News and Trends

Among VCs, Softbank Appeared The Most In Indian Media Followed By Sequoia and Tiger Global

Softbank reportedly suffered $6.5 billion in operating losses from investments in cash-burning businesses including New York-based real estate firm WeWork, and cab-hailing service Uber.