Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata backs a startup that connects senior citizens with young graduates

Ratan Tata, the octogenarian industrialist who oversaw the $128 billion Tata Group for decades, has invested in a startup that pairs senior citizens with young graduates to form meaningful friendships. Goodfellows, a company that promotes “inter-generational friendships,” announced on Tuesday that it had received an undisclosed seed investment from Tata, the influential chairman emeritus of […]

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Ashneer Grover

Ashneer Grover plans a new startup!

On the condition of anonymity, two persons with direct knowledge of the situation stated that former BharatPe chief executive and co-founder Ashneer Grover is in negotiations with US-based family offices and offshore private equity investors to finance $200-300 million for a new venture. Grover is now in the United States. While it is unclear in […]

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Bharat Founders Fund

Bharat Founders Fund is to get launched by a collaboration of Indian unicorn founders

Bharat Founders Fund (BFF) was founded by the founders and senior executives of various firms, including unicorns, to invest in pre-seed-stage enterprises. A unicorn is a privately held startup with a market capitalization of $1 billion or more. Vidit Aatrey and Sanjeev Barnwal, cofounders of Meesho; Gazal Kalra, co-founder of Rivigo; Cars24 cofounders Vikram Chopra, […]

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Indian Startups

Indian Startups begins the year with a bang, securing $3.5 billion in January

Despite a worldwide market slump, Indian Startups received record investments of up to $3.5 billion across 130 deals in January, setting a decadal high and signalling ongoing investor interest in the country’s expanding startup ecosystem. According to data compiled exclusively for by specialist staffing firm Xpheno, the brisk pace, which has seen over four deals […]

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