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Hike Messenger joins unicorn club; bags $175 mn investment led by Tencent, Foxconn

Messaging platform Hike Messenger on Tuesday said it has raised $175 million in a new round of funding led by Tencent Holdings and Foxconn Technology Group, valuing the company at about $1.4 billion.

With 123 M&As in 2016, Indian Start-up landscape is inching towards consolidation

The year 2016 has already started with a trend towards consolidation among start-ups with much M&A action in segments like local services, eCommerce along with software-as-a-service (SaaS), and analytics.

With its techie idea, this Indian startup offers to provide free wifi in 1000...

Pujashoppe.com offers complete solutions by offering access to religious festivals and pujas all across the country both online and its chain of religious stores keeping in mind the purity and utmost quality in every product and services we offer.

205 crores raised by start-up Lendingkart in a second tranche series

Lendingkart recently raised 205 crores; 128 crores was raised as equity and 77 crores as debt.
Indian startup industry

11 Heroes who helped build the Indian startup industry

Although all entrepreneurs, regardless of whether they are established or new, have an equal in the Indian startup scene, here are 11 tech entrepreneurs that could be considered as largely responsible for these winds of change.
Renuka Aradhya

He begged on the streets once. Today, this entrepreneur has a turnover of 30...

His company today has a turnover of Rs 30 crore and employs 150 people. This by no means is the finishing line even though 50-year-old Renuka Aradhya started life’s race with a major handicap.
Life lessons from Shradha Sharma

What entrepreneurs can learn from Shradha Sharma, founder of YourStory

Shradha Sharma, founder of YourStory is a rare species of entrepreneur. She is indeed the Elon Musk of entrepreneurship fraternity.

Oyo Rooms turns profitable with 15x growth year over year

According to a report shared by the OYO Rooms, SoftBank-backed budget hotel room aggregator OYO Rooms said it has attained profitability at an aggregate level, which means, on an average, they are making profit on every room sold.

Truejodi – How this startup solves the core problems in online matrimony

Truejodi is an online matrimonial site that aims to solve a very important problem in online matchmaking – eliminating “fraud” profiles and getting in genuine people who are looking out for matches based on their requirements.

11 Times when Indian startup wars got very real

Here are the top 11 times when the things got a bit heated in the Indian startup ecosystem.

[Infographics] How Sachin Bansal started: Life of Flipkart founder

The story of how the two men started with just two laptops and grew to its current size is inspirational. At the time of raising $1-billion last year, the Bansals’ combined stake of around 15 per cent in Flipkart was valued at Rs 6,000 crore (Rs 60 billion).