Why FbStart is worth a look for startups looking to jump-start their journey

Ask the startup folks, and they will tell you how tricky the first couple of years are—challenges are aplenty, capital is scarce, firefighting is perpetual and chaos is the order of the day. Besides, there is constant pressure to secure funding, a problem that seems to become even more daunting as the runway nears its […]

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China’s Fosun may invest in online travel search engine ixigo

ixigo fundingGurgaon-based Le Travenues Technology Pvt. Ltd, which runs online travel search engine ixigo, may raise investment from Chinese conglomerate Fosun International, media reports said. The Times of India reported on Tuesday night, citing sources it didn’t name, that Fosun invested in ixigo in a $15 million financing round led by Sequoia Capital. In another report, […]

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Travel search engine ixigo to raise $10 mn

ixigo fundingOnline travel search engine ixigo is in talks to raise $10 million (Rs 68.5 crore) from Sequoia India, a media report said. The Economic Times, which reported the development citing three unnamed sources, didn’t give any details of the funding round. SAIF Partners holds a majority stake in ixigo. MakeMyTrip and Micromax Informatics are the […]

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Ixigo partners with Uber, RedBus for its train travellers

Partnership_Thinkstock2Ixigo, a mobile travel marketplace run by Le Travenues Technology Pvt. Ltd, has announced a partnership with RedBus and Uber, to enable instant booking of cabs and buses from the Ixigo trains app. With the partnership, Uber and RedBus will expand their reach to Ixigo’s 10 million user base of train travellers, the company said […]

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