In Charts: Chinese brands now account for 1 in 2 smartphones sold in India

Chinese smartphone vendors, which have been gaining prominence in India thanks to a bevy of aggressively-priced models, continued to wrest market share from home-grown players and multinational manufacturers in the October-December quarter. Their share in the local smartphone market touched a whopping 46 percent during the period, with shipments doubling over the same period last […]

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Weekly roundup on startup funding

startup-data-(7)Only two startup funding deals were recorded in the week gone by, in the leanest spell for early-stage investment activity for at least six months. Delhi-based Notesgen Technologies and Precious Pet Services were the only companies that raised angel or seed funding. Ed-tech startup Notesgen raised $148,000 from GHV accelerator and other investors while Precious […]

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Weekly roundup on startup funding

Untitled-2Indian startups saw a lot of funding activity in the week gone by with as many as 20 companies receiving angel, seed or venture capital. Bengaluru-based WeHive Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs parenting social network TinyStep, raised $2 million in a fresh round of funding from existing investor Flipkart. In other deals, Mumbai-based online marketplace […]

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Startups that got funded last week

startup-data-(4)2Deal activity slowed down in the last week of 2016 with only six companies raising angel, seed or venture capital. In the biggest deal of the week, Gurgaon-based logistics service provider Shadowfax received $10 million in a Series B round of funding from existing investor Eight Roads Ventures, an investment arm of Fidelity International. Bengaluru-based […]

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Startups that got funded last week

startup-data_26_feThe week has seen 17 startups receive angel/seed and venture capital funding. In the biggest reported deal, a cloud-based customer relationship management product enKast, owned by Seamovation Labs, raised $2 million in pre-Series A funding round from Ivy League Alumni Angel Network led by Manish Maheshwari, CEO at Network 18 Digital. Among the other deals, […]

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