Startup Saturday: Deepika Padukone Turns Investor & Ola's Credit Solution
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1. Bollywood celebs have been exploring opportunities in the Indian startup ecosystem. Latest to join the bandwagon is Deepika Padukone who has invested an undisclosed amount in FMCG health-food brand Epigamia.
2. Credit crunch? Ola’s at rescue! The Indian ride-hailing unicorn has launched a Credit Card in association with SBI Card to make the payment process seamless and convenient for its 150 million users.
3. The focus is now on rural development. NABARD has announced a venture capital fund worth almost $100 million for equity investments in agriculture and rural-focused startups.
4. UrbanClap is high on profits. With the vision to empower service providers in India, the home services marketplace has witnessed 150% operating revenue since 2018.
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