Livspace Raises $70 Mn, Global Robotics Company UiPath Raises $225 Mn And More

Goldman Sachs lead $70 mn series c funding in Livspace, Will EU’s new copyright directive benefit content creators, Google launches new AI initiatives in Japan and more news Morning Briefing (9 Min Reading Time) Top news & stories of the startup ecosystem from India & around the world   Latest From The Indian Startup Ecosystem Ahead Of Festive Season, Flipkart Strengthens Marketplace Arm With $457.7 Mn Fund Infusion Ahead of the festive season, Flipkart Internet, the online marketplace arm of Indian ecommerce company Flipkart, has received more than $475.75 Mn (INR 3,462…

Bengaluru boys ace LinkedIn’s ‘Top Startups’ list; Ola’s kitty grows by $50M

Daily Capsule | 19th September OYO tops LinkedIn’s first Startups List for India; Cure.Fit, Dunzo follow LinkedIn announced its inaugural Top Startups List for India based on “the billions of actions taken by more than 50+ million professionals on LinkedIn in India”. The top three spots went to hospitality startup OYO, health and wellness startup Cure.Fit and on-demand local delivery service Dunzo. Interestingly, all three are headquartered in Bengaluru. The time frame for the list was July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018. Read more Ola raises $50 M funding…

Walmart Senior Executives To Join Flipkart, PayU Got NBFC License And More

Facebook advertising charges doubled, LetsVenture launches LetsGrow, PayU receives nod from RBI to operate its own NBFC and more news Today’s Top Story Walmart Senior Executives To Join Flipkart Group While Walmart is trying to speed up the completion of its tax liabilities around its $16 Bn acquistion of Flipkart, the US-based retail giant is reportedly bringing four of its executives to the team of Indian ecommerce unicorn. Read who all are joining the team Flipkart.     More Top Stories Naspers-Backed PayU Receives Nod From RBI To Operate Its Own…

Ola Raises $50 Mn, Amazon Looks To Tap Insurance In India And More

Jumo raises $52M led by Goldman, Why adopting blockchain is not an easy task in India, Here’s why Amazon rival Flipkart still wants to IPO even though Walmart bought it for $16 billion and more news Morning Briefing (9 Min Reading Time) Top news & stories of the startup ecosystem from India & around the world   Latest From The Indian Startup Ecosystem Ola Raises $50 Mn, Announces Plans To Venture Into New Zealand According to reports, the round has valued the company between $3.7 Bn and $4.3 Bn. The investments have…

China bats for Bharat, Flipkart tunes into Hotstar and OnePlus bets on smart TVs

Daily Capsule | 18th September Bharat ek khoj: The hunt for the next 500 million digital content consumers The Chinese are taking a keen interest in Indian companies to invest in. More specifically, Indian content companies in the B2C space, building for ‘Bharat’. For the Chinese, India is the new frontier. And they’re spending more time than ever here in their quest for long-term bets. Also, let’s not forget that China’s internet market is reaching maturity at a very rapid pace, with its 730+ million mobile internet users. Looking out…

Policybazaar Group Invests $50 Mn In DocPrime, Walmart Hasn’t Paid Taxes For 34 Ex-Flipkart Shareholders & More

Policybazaar Group Invests $50 Mn In DocPrime, I-T Department: Walmart Hasn’t Paid Taxes For 34 Ex-Flipkart Shareholders, Future Group To Launch Distribution Centres, Startup Events To Attend This Week & Much More… Today’s Top Story Policybazaar Group Invests $50 Mn In Its Healthcare Division DocPrime, the latest healthcare venture by Policybazaar and Paisabazaar parent EtechAces Marketing and Consulting (‘Policybazaar Group’), has received an initial internal funding of $50 Mn from the parent company.     More Top Stories Walmart Hasn’t Paid Taxes For 34 Ex-Flipkart Shareholders: I-T Department US retail giant…