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    1. Zoomcar raises $24 million in funding round led by Ford arm

      Zoomcar raises $24 million in funding round led by Ford arm

      Last Modified: Thu, Aug 25 2016. 12 11 AM IST Zoomcar raises $24 million in funding round led by Ford arm Existing Zoomcar investors Sequoia Capital, Nokia Growth Partners and Empire Angels also took part in the round Subscribe to our newsletter. To continue reading, we request you to support us by disabling your Ad Blocker OR by signing up In order to serve content on our website, we rely on advertising revenue which helps us to ensure that we continue to serve high quality, unbiased journalism. To learn how to disable your Ad Blocker, please click here x Steps ...

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    2. Dotcom deadpool is back as India’s start-up boom turns to bust

      Dotcom deadpool is back as India’s start-up boom turns to bust

      In the past few years, India experienced its biggest-ever start-up boom, with entrepreneurs founding thousands of companies. Now the country is getting its own version of a dotcom bust. In the latest sign of the downturn, a Bengaluru-based firm has put together India’s first Deadpool list, a catalog of dead or dying startups similar to the F**ked Company website created in the aftermath of the internet bubble.

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    3. Shopclues targets to disburse Rs5,000 crore worth loan to sellers

      Shopclues targets to disburse Rs5,000 crore worth loan to sellers

      New Delhi: Shopping portal ShopClues (Clues Network Pvt. Ltd) on Tuesday said it plans to disburse Rs. 5,000 crore worth of loans to merchants selling on its platform under its financing initiative Capital Wings. Of this, Rs. 200 crore will be disbursed ahead of this year's Diwali festival. Shopclues launched Capital Wings last year and has partnered with lenders including such as State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Capital Float and FlexiLoans to facilitate these loans.

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    4. Like Ola, start-ups are shutting down acquired firms

      Like Ola, start-ups are shutting down acquired firms

      Sayan Chakraborty The TaxiForSure shutdown was inevitable because Ola already offered low-cost options on its app to customers, according to industry experts. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: Ola’s (ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd) move to shut down TaxiForSure certainly stands out given the size of the buyout. At $200 million, it is one of the biggest consumer Internet deals in India, but there are plenty of instances where start-ups have cast away acquired companies.

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    5. Deals Buzz: Tata Realty looking to buy SBI-Macquarie’s road assets

      Deals Buzz: Tata Realty looking to buy SBI-Macquarie’s road assets

      The Mumbai-based firm intends to build on its infrastructure project portfolio and will invest Rs. 9,000-10,000 crore over the next few years in light rail urban transport, airports, highways and roads, and ropeway projects. Mumbai: Mint brings to you your daily dose of top deals reported by newsrooms across the country. Oyo raises Rs413 crore from Japan’s SoftBank Group Budget hotel aggregator Oyo, owned by Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd, has raised Rs.

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    6. Deals Buzz: Hindalco’s Novelis unit to raise up to $1.1 billion

      Deals Buzz: Hindalco’s Novelis unit to raise up to $1.1 billion

      The base size of the issue is $550 million with an option to retain over subscriptions. Photo: AFP Mumbai: Mint brings to you your daily dose of top deals reported by newsrooms across the country. ACME Solar to raise Rs800 crore from Piramal Ajay Piramal-controlled Piramal Enterprises Ltd is set to make its second investment in the renewable energy sector this year with an investment of Rs. 800 crore in solar power producer ACME Solar, reported Mint .

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    7. Uber deal tests Didi Chuxing’s pact with Ola

      Uber deal tests Didi Chuxing’s pact with Ola

      Last Modified: Thu, Aug 11 2016. 12 57 AM IST Uber deal tests Didi Chuxing’s pact with Ola Ola has a non-compete arrangement with Didi Chuxing, which may have been violated by the latter’s agreement with Uber Subscribe to our newsletter. To continue reading, we request you to support us by disabling your Ad Blocker OR by signing up In order to serve content on our website, we rely on advertising revenue which helps us to ensure that we continue to serve high quality, unbiased journalism.

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    8. Mu Sigma CEO Ambiga Subramanian, General Atlantic in bid to sell combined stake

      Mu Sigma CEO Ambiga Subramanian, General Atlantic in bid to sell combined stake

      Mumbai: Mu Sigma Inc.’s chief executive officer Ambiga Subramanian and US-based private equity investor General Atlantic Llc plan to sell their combined 48% stake in the data analytics outsourcing firm, said two people aware of the development. General Atlantic has hired Citigroup Inc. and Credit Suisse Group AG to find a buyer at a valuation of $1.5 billion, said one of the people, both of whom requested anonymity.

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    9. India IPO returns beat US as funds chase high-growth companies

      India IPO returns beat US as funds chase high-growth companies

      Companies are tapping a growing pool of capital as institutional investors pour money into stocks, driven by the 25% gain in the Sensex since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office in May 2014. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Mumbai: Amid India’s bull market celebration, it’s the newcomers that are having the biggest parties. The 47 IPOs priced this year have returned an average 41%, more than four times the climb in the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex, data compiled by Bloomberg show.

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    10. Distress sales of start-ups in 2016

      Distress sales of start-ups in 2016

      Sayan Chakraborty Mihir Dalal Tinyowl’s merger with Roadrunnr was another one pushed through by common investors looking to cut losses. Photo: Bloomberg Bengaluru: Lower valuations caused by a funding crunch have brought barbarians into the gates of some large Indian start-ups, to paraphrase the title of a famous business book.

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    11. Five start-ups that have changed their business models to survive fund crunch

      Five start-ups that have changed their business models to survive fund crunch

      Sayan Chakraborty In September last year, the Gurgaon-based PeppterTap rolled back operations in smaller towns such as Agra and Meerut after a month-long pilot failed to take off. Photo: Mint Bengaluru: With a funding slowdown taking hold over the past six to nine months, many Indian start-ups are looking at new business models and focusing on strategies that can help them survive.

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    12. 10 new VC investors who are upbeat on Indian start-ups

      10 new VC investors who are upbeat on Indian start-ups

      Arushi Chopra Swaraj Singh Dhanjal Lack of interest from established funds in Indian start-ups opened the space for investors who missed the bus in earlier rounds. Photo: CIIE Mumbai: The venture capital gold rush to India that began with Tiger Global Management’s purchase of a slice of Flipkart in 2010 ebbed five years later, ending in cash crunch, valuation cuts and many shutdowns in India’s start-up landscape.

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    13. Drums Food raises Rs44.5 crore led by PE firm DSG Consumer Partners

      Drums Food raises Rs44.5 crore led by PE firm DSG Consumer Partners

      Mumbai: Drums Food International Pvt. Ltd, the maker of Epigamia Greek yogurt and Hokey Pokey ice cream, has raised Rs. 44.5 crore in Series A funding, selling a minority stake. The round was led by Verlinvest, a Belgian consumer-focused private equity group, and DSG Consumer Partners (DSGCP), an early stage venture capital firm run by Deepak Shahdadpuri.

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    14. ShopClues acquires mobile payments firm Momoe

      ShopClues acquires mobile payments firm Momoe

      Last Modified: Fri, Jul 15 2016. 11 23 AM IST ShopClues acquires mobile payments firm Momoe ShopClues will use Momoe’s technology to further strengthen the platform and ease transactions Subscribe to our newsletter. Priyanka Sahay Sanjay Sethi, chief executive officer and co-founder, ShopClues. Photo: Sneha Srivastava/Mint New Delhi: Online shopping platform ShopClues.com (Clues Network Pvt.

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    15. Oyo ties up with NYSE-listed travel platform Travelport

      Oyo ties up with NYSE-listed travel platform Travelport

      New Delhi: Budget hotel aggregator Oyo (Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd) has tied up with NYSE-listed travel platform Travelport in a move that is expected to give it access to a larger customer base. As per the agreement, Travelport’s travel agency users across the world including India will be able to book hotels from the 6,000 hotel properties of Oyo. Oyo currently operates in over 180 Indian cities and is also present in Malaysia.

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    16. Unicorns: The new normal

      Unicorns: The new normal

      When online healthcare services platform Practo last raised capital from a consortium of investors including Chinese Internet giant Tencent, its valuation reportedly crossed half-a-billion dollars from under $150 million. Eleven months later, the Bengaluru-based start-up, according to The Economic Times , is sprinting towards a valuation of over $600 million as it negotiates with investors to raise another $50-60 million.

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    17. Treebo Hotels in talks with Bertelsmann India to raise funds

      Treebo Hotels in talks with Bertelsmann India to raise funds

      Last Modified: Thu, Jul 07 2016. 12 14 AM IST Treebo Hotels in talks with Bertelsmann India to raise funds Budget hotel start-up, which was planning to raise $40 million, is now seeking investors for a $25 million bridge round Subscribe to our newsletter. Swaraj Singh Dhanjal A hotel that has a tie-up with Treebo in Gurugram.

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    18. The way ahead for fintech start-ups

      The way ahead for fintech start-ups

      Last Modified: Tue, Jul 05 2016. 12 40 AM IST The way ahead for fintech start-ups Fintech firms must look at creating new market and new products, and solving real world problems, say experts Subscribe to our newsletter. Sadhana Chathurvedula Sayan Chakraborty (From left) Leslie D’Monte, technology editor, Mint; Bala Srinivasa, partner, Kalaari Capital; Nikhil Balaraman, managing director, Orios Venture Partners; and Shailesh Lakhani, managing partner and managing director, Sequoia Capital.

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    19. 1mg Technologies acquires diagnostic labs aggregator Medd

      1mg Technologies acquires diagnostic labs aggregator Medd

      Last Modified: Tue, Jul 05 2016. 01 45 AM IST 1mg Technologies acquires diagnostic labs aggregator Medd 1mg has also roped in Ankur Gigras, a former marketing head for gastroenterology at healthcare firm Abbott India, to oversee the diagnostics business Subscribe to our newsletter. Priyanka Sahay Prashant Tandon, chief executive of 1mg. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Online healthcare start-up 1mg Technologies Pvt.

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