Sands Capital, IFC & others to invest $30 mn in logistics startup BlackBuck

funding-investment4Tiger Global-backed logistics startup BlackBuck has received an investment commitment of $30 million (around Rs 200 crore) in its Series C funding round from a group of new and existing investors, including Sands Capital and World Bank’s arm International Finance Corporation (IFC). Citing two unnamed persons close to the matter, Mint reported that both Sands […]

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Practo raises $55 mn in Series D round led by Tencent

PractoDigital healthcare platform Practo has raised $55 million in Series D funding led by existing investor China’s Tencent. Practo Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs a doctor-appointment site and offers an ad platform to clinics, hospitals and diagnostic centres, also saw participation from three new investors—Russian venture capital (VC) firm ru-Net, Japan’s Recruit Holdings’ investment arm […]

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Exclusive: Logistics startup BlackBuck eyes acquisitions in IoT space

BlackBuckTiger Global-backed startup BlackBuck, run by Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, is scouting for acquisitions to bolster its play in the competitive logistics sector. It is looking at a couple of acquisitions to power up its tech infrastructure, said Rajesh Yabaji, founder and CEO, Blackbuck. “We are evaluating two to three companies in the field […]

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Home rental startup Zenify gets pre-Series A funding

Sudarshan-Ankur-KailashBangalore-based home rental startup City Synapse Information Pvt. Ltd, which runs Zenify.in, has raised about $900,000 (around Rs 6 crore) in pre-Series A funding from a group of high net-worth individuals (HNIs). The funds will be utilised to expand its range of services across India and to strengthen its team. The startup had previously raised […]

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Practo raises $90M from China’s Tencent, Sofina, Google Capital, Yuri Milner & others

Practo Technologies Pvt Ltd, a web-based clinic management software developer and medicare listings provider, has raised $90 million in Series C funding led by Chinese media and technology conglomerate Tencent Holdings Pvt Ltd. Marquee institutional investors such as Sofina, Sequoia India, Google Capital, Altimeter Capital, Matrix Partners, Sequoia Capital Global Equities and Russian investor Yuri […]

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Pitch your ideas to Marc Benioff, Virginia Rometty,Yuri Milner and others at WSJDLive Global Startup Competition

Think you have a great technology idea with a clear global application? Are you an independent startup that has bagged less than $5 million in funding? If yes, then you have seven more days to apply for The Wall Street Journal’s Global Startup Competition which will take place during WSJDLive on October 19-21 at Laguna Beach, California, […]

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