Funding

Bluecopa raises $2.3 million in seed funding

T-Fund is primarily a co-investment fund, which invests alongside established angels, angel networks and venture capitalists.

published on : 4th August 2022

Parliament passes bill to ban funding of weapons of mass destruction 

The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, passed in 2005, only banned the manufacture of weapons of mass destruction.

published on : 1st August 2022

Investment firms bet on early-stage start-ups

Last month, Axilor Ventures announced its plan to launch a Rs 770 crore second fund to back early-stage start-ups. This is almost four times the size of the first fund.

published on : 20th July 2022

Corporate funding in the global solar sector falls 11 per cent to USD 12 billion: Mercom Capital

In January-June 2022, venture capital (VC) funding activity increased 125 per cent to USD 3.7 billion across 53 deals compared to the USD 1.6 billion in 26 deals in the year-ago period.

published on : 15th July 2022

Student-run venture capitalist startup Campus Fund raises Rs 75 crore

A number of investment companies and banks like Kotak Mahindra, HDFC Bank, Essilor India, IIFL Wealth and Fireside Ventures have all contributed to the fund. 

published on : 11th July 2022

Government startup portal to roll out in two months

SIDBI is developing the portal on which alternative investment funds (AIFs) can register and startups can pitch them for funding

published on : 9th July 2022

Axilor Ventures backed by Infosys's kris announces USD 100 Million in funds to tap early-stage start-ups

Axilor Technology Fund - II will look at emerging opportunities in enterprise SaaS, B2B commerce, agritech, fintech and health tech.

published on : 7th July 2022

UP bulldozing: No consent to crowdfunding for rebuilding house, says Javed Mohammad’s wife

Praveen Fatima clarified that her family has not given consent to any fundraiser or crowdfunding campaign (online or offline).

published on : 18th June 2022

Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad arrests man from J-K in terror funding case

Junaid was arrested for his alleged role in the recruitment of operatives for the banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), according to officials.

published on : 14th June 2022

Crowd funds London dream of Afghan girl who fled abusive home

Laila Rasekh from Afghanistan was seven years old when her mother pushed her to work for her livelihood.

published on : 11th June 2022

Edtech platform PhysicsWallah turns India’s 101st unicorn amid layoffs in the sector

PhysicsWallah, which was founded in 2020, prepares students for engineering and medical entrance examinations. It is now valued at USD 1.1 billion.

published on : 8th June 2022

Edtech firm PhysicsWallah turns 101st Indian unicorn with USD 100 million funding

The platform claims that at least one student in six medical and one in ten engineering colleges in India are PW alumni.

published on : 7th June 2022

Eight encounters in five days: Kashmir witnesses spurt in violence after Yasin Malik’s sentencing

Of the eight encounters after May 25, four have taken place in south Kashmir, three in north Kashmir and one in Srinagar.

published on : 31st May 2022

Facing fund crunch, Congress to take a leaf out of Left’s ‘bucket collection’

The idea, suggested by former KPCC chief Ramesh Chennithala, was discussed in detail at the recently held Udaipur Chintan Shivir.

published on : 27th May 2022

Terror funding case: NIA court awards life imprisonment to Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik

Malik had earlier pleaded guilty to all the charges, including those under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), in the particular case, court sources said.

published on : 25th May 2022

Aditya Birla Fashion to raise Rs 2,195 crore from GIC

The board of the Aditya Birla group firm has approved the proposal to raise Rs 2,195 crore by way of preferential issue of equity and warrants to an affiliate of GIC, a joint statement said.

published on : 24th May 2022

Zelensky launches crowdfunding platform to help win war

The Ukrainian leader called on ordinary people around the world to help Kyiv defeat Moscow.

published on : 5th May 2022

New Delhi-based firm funded anti-JSW protests in Dhinkia!\

Abhayachandpur police has started investigation into the funding routes of anti-JSW protestors who were involved in creating unrest in Dhinkia panchayat.

published on : 4th May 2022

Insurtech funding in India doubles in past two years

Also, 2021 saw emergence of two insurtech unicorns - Acko and Digit Insurance - in India. Globally, over 20 insurtech start-ups attained unicorn status last year.

published on : 27th April 2022

Twitter reexamining Musk's takeover offer: Report

As reported by the Wall Street Journal, discussions between the two camps ongoing and Twitter is taking a fresh look at the offer.

published on : 25th April 2022
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