Kirti Sharma

She is a fun loving girl who's always scouting for innovative startups and fun entrepreneurs to write about. When not writing, you can find her perched in the corner of her room with her laptop running a serial marathon of her favorite sitcoms.

India has added nearly 1000 technology startups in the first half of 2017 of which healthcare technology and financial technology companies have lapped up the maximum funding in the past one year. As per a NASSCOM report, 'Indian Start-up Ecosystem - Traversing the maturity cycle', the total number of startups...

Mumbai-based Fingerlix, a ready-to-cook (RTC) food brand targeted at homemakers, has raised a whopping Rs. 45 crore in funding from Accel Partners. The round also saw the participation of existing investor Zephyr Peacock. The startup aims to use the money raised to aid its geographical...

Delhi-based 17 year old Vedaant Aggarwal’s healthcare startup, OHM Healthcare, announces that it has raised an undisclosed amount of Pre-Series A funding from a Healthcare organization. This is a part of the startup’s fund raising plan to expand its services and increase the team size. Established in early 2017,...

In a bid to encourage more women into taking the tech entrepreneurship route, Dr. Harshvardhan, Union Minister of Science and Technology recently inaugurated Women Bio-tech Incubator at Golden Jubilee Biotech Park for Women Society during the recently concluded International Science Congress, 2017 in Chennai. The inauguration took place during...

It seems, there’s no end to the road of troubles for Indian ecommerce firm Snapdeal. After going through a period of tiresome acquisition discussions with Indian ecommerce leader Flipkart, which eventually fell through, the firm has now seen a high profile exit. Anup Vikal, the chief...

Bengaluru-based online instalment store for young adults, KrazyBee, has raised a whopping $8 million (around Rs 51.7 crore) in its Series A funding round, according to a media report. The firm, which is operated by Bengaluru-based Finovation Tech Solutions Pvt. Ltd, saw its...

According to recent filings received with the Registrar of Companies, American global giant Amazon has decided to infuse $250.3 million (Rs 1,620 crore) in its India-based seller operations Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd. The filings revealed that the ecommerce biggie was able to raise the capital from its Mauritius-based...

Speed-dating app NearGroup, which has millions of users in Philippines, India and Vietnam, has raised a whopping $1.6 million in a seed funding round led by Helsinki-headquartered venture capital firm Open Ocean, backer of startups such as Truecaller and EyeEm. The round also saw participation from...

Two Indian startup giants are gearing to join forces in order to give third one a fierce fight. The two startups in question are India’s ecommerce giant, Flipkart and country’s famous movies and events ticketing platform, BookMyShow. According to a media report, Flipkart is currently contemplating...

Here is a list of top funding deals that happened in Startup Ecosystem this week. Check out the brief description about all of them. 1) Bengaluru-based Home Décor And Furnishing Start-up Mygubbi.com Raises $2.7 Million Funding Bengaluru-based home décor and furnishing start-up Mygubbi.com, which went live in October...