Flashback 2016: Bangalore tops VC funding, Delhi-NCR catches angels’ fancy

For-Year-2016-Story_ThinkstockPhotos-509919198_feKarnataka, home to the country’s startup capital, Bangalore, cemented its position as the region attracting the highest amount of venture capital and overall startup funding in 2016. The southern state recorded $341 million in total announced value of startup investments across 201 deals this year, according to VCCEdge, the data research arm of News Corp […]

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Indonesia’s Go-Jek acquires Bengaluru healthcare startup Pianta

Go-JekJakarta-based PT Go-Jek Indonesia, which runs personal transportation and hyperlocal shopping app Go-Jek, has acquired Bengaluru-based home healthcare services startup Pianta for an undisclosed amount. Pianta, operated by SLX Logistics Pvt. Ltd, said on its website that it has become part of Go-Jek but didn’t give any details. It didn’t respond to an email seeking […]

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Food startup Zzungry raises funds from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, others

Ashish Kalya, Subash Baliga and Sandeep Rana founded Zzungry in 2015Bangalore-based food startup Zzungry that offers freshly prepared Indian cuisine has raised a round of seed funding from Silicon Valley-based entrepreneurs Satish Vasudeva, Madhusudhan Jujare and other individual investors. The funds raised will be used for expansion and building revenue channels, it said in a statement. “At Zzungry, we aim to introduce exotic Indian dishes […]

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Food startup Zzungry raises funds from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, others

Ashish Kalya, Subash Baliga and Sandeep Rana founded Zzungry in 2015Bangalore-based food startup Zzungry that offers freshly prepared Indian cuisine has raised a round of seed funding from Silicon Valley-based entrepreneurs Satish Vasudeva, Madhusudhan Jujare and other individual investors. The funds raised will be used for expansion and building revenue channels, it said in a statement. “At Zzungry, we aim to introduce exotic Indian dishes […]

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TinyOwl shuts operations in all cities except Mumbai

TinyOwl7Online food ordering app TinyOwl seems to have finally pulled down the shutters after struggling to restructure its business for several months. The food ordering app, which in November last year saw several sacked employees in Pune holding co-founder Gaurav Choudhary hostage over their severance package, has reportedly shut down its operations in 17 cities […]

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