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June 5, 2017
Sequoia has raised just over $4 billion across four VC funds, per SEC filings. The largest chunk—$2 billion—will go toward the firm’s second flagship growth fund. The filings show that capital...
April 26, 2017
Hot off record revenues for 1Q, Moelis, a boutique Wall Street investment bank specializing in M&A advising, plans to expand in India.
April 11, 2017
Bengaluru-based Flipkart, the provider of an online marketplace that’s locked in a battle with Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) for control of India's ecommerce market, has raised $1.4 billion from Tencent...
February 28, 2017
India's Ola is the latest ride-hailing company to raise a massive round of financing, although at a down valuation.
February 23, 2017
Snapdeal, an online marketplace headquartered in India, is reportedly laying off 500 to 600 employees. The cuts will affect all of Snapdeal’s divisions, including the marketplace, online payment...
January 31, 2017
UK wireless carrier Vodafone (LON: VOD) has confirmed reports that it has engaged Aditya Birla in talks about an all-share merger of Vodafone's Indian operations with Idea Cellular (NSE: IDEA), an...
December 1, 2016
Accel has closed Accel India V on $450 million in commitments, capital the firm will use to invest in seed and early-stage technology startups within the country's consumer, enterprise, B2B, SaaS,...
November 29, 2016
India-based on-demand ride service Ola is in the midst of raising a new round that would value the company at about $3 billion, according to Bloomberg, a 40% decrease from the $5 billion valuation...
September 29, 2016
Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is pondering an investment in Indian ecommerce company Flipkart, reports The Wall Street Journal. If a deal comes to pass, Walmart would gain a pathway into the huge Indian...
August 17, 2016
Indian messaging app Hike has secured a $175 million financing at a valuation of $1.4 billion. The company has now raised a total of $261 million in funding since its founding in 2012, which...
June 28, 2016
Sometimes it’s boom. Sometimes it’s bust. So it goes for the world’s developing and emerging markets where any number of factors can have an outsize impact on economic health.
April 6, 2016
On the whole, PE activity in the country is down, but Blackstone continues to put its dollars to work in India. Check out the most active investors in what has often been dubbed the world’s next great hub of PE dealmaking.
March 3, 2016
India released its 2016/2017 budget which includes several benefits aimed to increase VC investment within the country. Here are the most active U.S.-based investors in India.
October 1, 2015
India, the globe's second most populous country, has quickly become one of the most funded in the venture capital world. Here are the five India-based companies that have raised the most venture capital.
May 1, 2015
When talking about VCs that are long on India, two names inevitably come to mind: Sequoia and Accel. For good reason—they’re by far the most prodigious investors in the country. The two firms have ramped up their India investment strategies aggressively, with their combined financings accounting for about a quarter of all U.S. deal flow in India since 2010 (40% so far this year).
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