Press Release

Lightspeed India Partners, a leading early-stage venture capital firm, today announced the launch of a second India office in Koramangala, Bangalore. The new office reflects the firm’s commitment to deepening its engagement with entrepreneurs in the Bangalore area and to better serving its existing portfolio companies...

Uttar Pradesh’s (UP) capital city Lucknow is all set to get the biggest incubator centre that the Indian startup ecosystem has seen till date. The news was revealed by Sanjeev Saran, additional chief secretary, IT and electronics at a programme, 'Creating an eco-system for start-ups', organised by IIM Lucknow,...

iauro Systems Pvt Ltd, a leading scalable technology solutions provider aspiring to partner with brands in their digital transformation, announced, today, that it has raised a round of financing from venture capital firm Speciale Invest. This investment enables iauro to fuel its next phase of growth,...

In what could be considered as a perfect example of the greatness that can be achieved if both India and China come together and join hands more often, Bengaluru-based robotics start-up Invento Robotics has collaborated with manufacturing hubs in China to give birth to an intelligent robot called

Rata Tata is more than just a name in the Indian Corporate world. In a career spanning almost six decades, Ratan has not only managed to maintain the Tata name and the legacy that comes with it, but he has also on the way invested his money in several...

InnoVen Capital, Asia’s leading venture debt firm, recently closed a cross-border funding deal of Rs.100 crores ($15.4 million) with Yatra. Yatra.com is India’s leading online travel Company and provides a full range of travel-related services such as domestic and international air ticketing, hotel booking, homestays, holiday...

Jaipur based incubation centre Startup Oasis has finally announced the names of the six social startups it has invested a whopping 1.7 crore in, under its Innovative Ventures and Technologies for Development (Invent) programme. The six selected startups that have received funding are: Krimanshi...

Udacity, the Silicon Valley-based, life-long learning platform, has announced the launch of two new courses – Introduction to Self-Driving Cars Nanodegree Program, and Flying Car Nanodegree Program – to push beyond the current generation of quadrotors and remote-controlled drones, and give students the skills to create...

Bengaluru-based Chimple Learning, a two-year-old self-funded startup has just won a $1 million ‘milestone prize’ for becoming one of five finalists in the Global learning XPRIZE, which was provided $15 million by none other than Elon Musk. Chimple is part of Zoolore Learning Foundation,...

91springboard, India’s first and most established coworking space provider, has announced the completion of a funding round from Sandway Investment Ltd, Pearl Brook Holdings, AMA Holdings, Silo Holdings and Al Nour. This takes the total funding raised by the company to $20 million+. “We’ve seen the demand...