Exclusive: Travelyaari’s Rao joins hands with former Ventureast exec to back startups

TravelyaariA co-founder of travel portal Travelyaari and a former executive at venture capital firm Ventureast are set to launch a seed fund to invest in tech startups, people aware of the matter said. The domestic fund to be floated by Arjun Rao, who quit Travelyaari in 2015, and Vishesh Rajaram will have initial capital of […]

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2017 will be an acid test for travel tech startups: Travelyaari’s Lama

Aurvind Lama, co-founder and CEO, TravelyaariFor the travel tech industry, 2016 was a year of initiatives and optimisation, and 2017 will be a year of innovation, says Aurvind Lama, co-founder and CEO, Travelyaari, a bus ticket-booking portal. Lama believes there will either be a lot of mergers in 2017, or companies will get wiped out upon failing to scale up: […]

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Travelyaari raises $7 mn from BCCL, GVFL

Aurvind Lama, CEO, Travelyaari.comOnline bus booking platform Travelyaari has raised $7 million in its Series B round led by Gujarat Venture Finance Ltd (GVFL), Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL) and other investors. The fresh capital will be used for product development as well as business growth. Travelyaari is looking to integrate more than 500 bus providers with […]

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