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    1. RAW Pressery to Beer Cafe: VCs are betting on consumer food

      RAW Pressery to Beer Cafe: VCs are betting on consumer food

      //mybs.in/2UaGp8X ALSO READ Last week, Rakyan Beverages, which sells organic cold-pressed juices and other beverages under the brand RAW Pressery, raised $6 million. The investors included Sequoia Capital, Saama Capital, and DSG Consumer Partners. Early October, condiments and sauce maker Veeba Foods raised $6 million from Verlinvest, a Belgium-based family office, Saama Capital and DSG Consumer Partners.

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    2. VCs bet on consumer food

      VCs bet on consumer food

      VCs bet on consumer food As consumer behaviour evolve in India, investors are turning bullish on the consumer space Last Updated at November 2, 2017 01:30 IST email this article http://mybs.in/2UaGp8X ALSO READ Last week, Rakyan Beverages, which sells organic cold-pressed juices and other beverages under the brand RAW Pressery, raised $6 million. The investors included Sequoia Capital, Saama Capital, and DSG Consumer Partners.

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    3. Zuckerberg-backed Byju's looking at Rs 600 crore revenues in FY18

      Zuckerberg-backed Byju's looking at Rs 600 crore revenues in FY18

      Business Standard Zuckerberg-backed Byju's looking at Rs 600 crore revenues in FY18 "The revenues of Rs 600 crore would be a growth of about 100 percent over last year," Byju's COO Mrinal Mohit said Last Updated at October 13, 2017 14:26 IST email this article Type address separated by commas Your Email: Enter the characters shown in the image.

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    4. Prataap Snacks IPO subscribed 42% on opening day

      Prataap Snacks IPO subscribed 42% on opening day

      Business Standard Prataap Snacks IPO subscribed 42% on opening day Ahead of IPO, Prataap Snacks raised Rs 143.40 crore by selling 15.28 lakh shares to a total of 15 anchor investors Last Updated at September 22, 2017 20:08 IST email this article http://mybs.in/2UYrVIl ALSO READ Prataap Snacks' Rs 482-cr IPO to open for sale next Friday SBI Life, Prataap Snacks IPO to open this week; Rs 8,882 cr expected Sanjiv Goenka forays into FMCG with snacks, aims to raise $1 bn in 5 yrs Apex Frozen Foods IPO subscribed 1.12 times IPO ...

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    5. Data protection firm Druva raises $80 million in fresh funding

      Data protection firm Druva raises $80 million in fresh funding

      Data protection firm Druva raises $80 million in fresh funding Druva's growth is fuelled by expansion of data protection market, estimated to be $28 bn in 2022 August 23, 2017 Last Updated at 01:55 IST email this article Type address separated by commas Your Email: Enter the characters shown in the image.

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    6. Oyo losses cut to Rs 325 cr, revenue still a secret

      Oyo losses cut to Rs 325 cr, revenue still a secret

      Oyo losses cut to Rs 325 cr, revenue still a secret Oyo credits its claimed positive performance to business model that doesn't emulate global template 00:56 Oyo Rooms CEO Ritesh Agarwal ALSO READ Softbank-backed OYO sees opportunity in mid-market managed properties Big leisure push on Oyo agenda, co bets on millennials, home stays too GST: Mass and mid-market hotels set to benefit Cashbacks get more complex Valuation problems?

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    7. VC investments fall 25% in Q2 2017 making it worst quarter in past 3 yrs

      VC investments fall 25% in Q2 2017 making it worst quarter in past 3 yrs

      Venture capital (VC) investment flow in the country reported a 25 per cent dip during the second quarter of 2017, making it the worst quarter for VC investments in the past three years. According to Venture Intelligence data, the total number of deals reported during the period was 78, with a cumulative worth of $275 million, compared to 104 deals worth $309 million during the same period last year.

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    8. Nilekani, VC Aggarwal float $100-mn tech fund to back mid-stage startups

      Nilekani, VC Aggarwal float $100-mn tech fund to back mid-stage startups

      Nilekani, VC Aggarwal float $100-mn tech fund to back mid-stage startups 'The Fundamentum Partnership' will look to lead investment rounds of $10 million to $25 million July 4, 2017 Last Updated at 08:44 IST email this article Type address separated by commas Your Email: Enter the characters shown in the image.

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    9. Learning start-up Byju's buys TutorVista, Edurite from Pearson

      Learning start-up Byju's buys TutorVista, Edurite from Pearson

      Learning start-up Byju's buys TutorVista, Edurite from Pearson Offers learning programmes for students in Classes IV-XII and those preparing for competitive exams Byju's, the mobile learning startup, acquired TutorVista and Edurite, from global rival Pearson as it looks to expand its offerings to school students in the US and UK.The Bengaluru-based firm, backed by the Chang-Zuckerberg initiative, did not disclose financials of the deal, but pointed that it would give it access to newer markets as it expands internationally."With increased brand awareness, our core offering - BYJU'S The Learning App has witnessed massive adoption amongst students ...

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    10. Nandan Nilekani and Sanjeev Aggarwal launch $100-mn venture fund

      Nandan Nilekani and Sanjeev Aggarwal launch $100-mn venture fund

      Nandan Nilekani and Sanjeev Aggarwal launch $100-mn venture fund 'The Fundamentum Partnership' will look to lead investment rounds of $10 million to $25 million July 4, 2017 Last Updated at 01:06 IST email this article Type address separated by commas Your Email: Enter the characters shown in the image.

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    11. Nilekani, Helion's Agarwal launch $100 mn venture fund to assist startups

      Nilekani, Helion's Agarwal launch $100 mn venture fund to assist startups

      Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani along with venture capitalist Sanjeev Aggarwal has launched a $100 million venture fund to back mid-stage startups that solve unique Indian problems in the consumer technology space. While Nilekani is looking to back companies that target India's domestic economy, he also senses opportunities in backing enterprise technology firms and outsourcing companies that serve global corporations, a model Infosys helped pioneer to become India's second largest software exporter. The venture, which has been dubbed 'The Fundamentum Partnership' will look to lead investment rounds ranging in size from $10 million to $25 million. While it will ...

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    12. Byju's buys TutorVista, Edurite from Pearson to expand its global market

      Byju's buys TutorVista, Edurite from Pearson to expand its global market

      Byju's, the mobile learning startup, has acquired TutorVista and Edurite from global rival Pearson as it looks to expand its offerings to school students in the US and UK. The Bengaluru-based firm, backed by the Chang-Zuckerberg initiative, did not disclose financials of the deal, but pointed that it would give it access to newer markets as it expands internationally.

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    13. Investors stay bullish on fintech bandwagon

      Investors stay bullish on fintech bandwagon

      Deal activity in the financial services technology (fintech) space continues to remain strong, with start-ups announcing a fund-raise every second week. Since 2012, investors have pumped about $2.35 billion (Rs 15,000 crore) into fintech firms in 325 deals, says data platform VCCEdge. The bulk went into payments ($875 million, 109 deals), consumer finance/lending ($875 mn, 109 deals), and other small niches.

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    14. Bengaluru-based MoneyTap raises $12.3 million led by Sequoia

      Bengaluru-based MoneyTap raises $12.3 million led by Sequoia

      Bengaluru-based FinTech startup MoneyTap has raised $12.3 million in funding led by Sequoia Capital as it looks to build technology to seamlessly deliver small loans to individuals in partnership with banks. The series A funding round also saw the participation of Silicon Valley-based investor NEA and existing investor Prime Venture Partners.

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    15. Food tech to be a billion-dollar sector in 2 years | Business Standard News

      Food tech to be a billion-dollar sector in 2 years | Business Standard News

      India's food technology sector has had a trial by fire. After a bloodbath for more than a year and a half, which saw the demise of as many as 20 companies, the sector has emerged stronger and is on the path to become a billion-dollar industry. According to industry experts, almost $700 million of fresh capital has been infused into the sector in the past four months.

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    16. Will invest in networks, payment and lending businesses: Rahul Chandra

      Will invest in networks, payment and lending businesses: Rahul Chandra

      Rahul Chandra ALSO READ Rahul Chandra launches $100-mn early-stage fund Helion Ventures exits LifeCell with promoters buy back shares Family offices warm up to start-ups, venture capital PropTiger, Housing merger on cards Exfinity Venture to raise $200 mn to invest in US start-ups Rahul Chandra , co-founder and managing director of Helion Venture Partners, is launching an early-stage fund to raise $100 million (Rs 645 crore).

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    17. Foodpanda to get massive shot in arm from Naspers funding

      Foodpanda to get massive shot in arm from Naspers funding

      Delivery Hero, which owns online food delivery platform foodpanda, will invest substantial part of the $431.45 million (around Rs 3,000 crore) it raised from South African internet investor Naspers, in its India operations, one among its top three markets. In December, foodpanda was merged by its investor Rocket Internet with Delivery Hero, a German online food delivery platform after the Indian operations reported losses.

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    18. Start-ups cross the 'bridge' for funds

      Start-ups cross the 'bridge' for funds

      A Mumbai-based start-up had raised $500,000 in seed funding from early-stage venture capital (VC) firms. It has shown good traction, but it is far from meeting the milestones in a year to raise a Series-A round. The reality is that it takes time to build a business in India. The investors have two options: To let this start-up die or give it some capital and hope it achieves the metrics needed to raise the next round of funding.

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    19. MobiKwik to invest Rs 500 cr on merchant and user acquisition

      MobiKwik to invest Rs 500 cr on merchant and user acquisition

      Digital payments firm MobiKwik today said it would invest Rs 500 crore by 2018 towards merchant and user acquisition.

      "We are aiming to become India's first digital banking App without being a bank as we don't have a banking licence," MobiKwik Chief Business Officer Vineet Singh told reporters here

      He said the company was targeting around 10 million merchants in the calendar year 2017 and about 150 million users by the end of calendar year 2018.

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    20. Smartphone, clothing brands go offline as e-commerce discounts dry up

      Smartphone, clothing brands go offline as e-commerce discounts dry up

      The move to demonetise high-value currency notes in November 2016 led to a slowdown in the online e-commerce sector, where over 50 per cent of orders are driven by cash on delivery. With venture capital becoming scarcer, it has become more difficult to sustain promotions and discounts with investors’ money. The government’s guidelines for foreign direct investment in e-commerce in March 2016 also curbed marketplace discounting and set limits for sellers.

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