Indian logistics platform FarEye has received additional funding of $13 million from The Fundamentum Partnership and a fund managed by South Korea’s KB Investment.
Sanjay Kukreja, managing partner at India-focused ChrysCapital Partners, discusses timing, healthcare, technology, and why it makes sense to back entrepreneurs you’ve backed before
B Capital has led a $15 million Series B round for Yalochat, a US-headquartered messaging-focused customer relations management platform, with plans to help it introduce its solutions to emerging markets in Asia.
India’s venture capital industry is entering a new decade with a growing pool of local early-stage managers, a wider variety of funding sources, and a host of new risks and opportunities
A consortium of investors led by Baring Private Equity Asia will invest INR15.6 billion ($209 million) for a 19.55% stake in listed Indian lender RBL Bank.
Distress-focused investors warned that persistent economic uncertainty is making it difficult to act on opportunities even as companies run into trouble because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Indian space technology start-up Pixxel, which plans to launch micro-satellites to support an Earth imaging software platform, has raised a $5 million seed round featuring Lightspeed India Partners.
SPi Global, a Philippines-based enterprise technology provider controlled by Partners Group, has paid an undisclosed sum for a majority stake in Indian education technology company LearningMate.
Private equity activity is gradually resuming as India’s economy emerges from lockdown, but investors are wary of paying too much for assets or putting their money behind unsustainable trends
Kedaara Capital's fundraise is expected to move quickly by Indian private equity standards, but the GP will need to answer the same questions as its peers on timing and re-ups
India’s pharmaceuticals industry is thriving on the macro ills of the day. Private equity is well placed to benefit, but the opportunity set is no secret
Historically a neutral power, India appears to be siding with the US in a multi-faceted war with China. This could have far-reaching consequences for VC investors and the technology ecosystem
Reliance Retail Ventures (RRVL), a company associated with Jio Platforms, has acquired Indian VC-backed drug marketplace Netmeds.
The most attractive investment opportunities in a post-COVID-19 world involve helping traditional businesses that have been “victims of the creative destruction of technology” play catch-up, according to Lei Zhang, founder and CEO of Hillhouse Capital.
Lightspeed Venture Partners has closed its third India-focused fund at $275 million targeting early-stage consumer and enterprise technology start-ups.
Indian short video apps Chingari, Mitron and Trell have all received venture capital backing as they look to slowly fill a void left by the suspension of ByteDance-owned TikTok’s operations in the country.
India-focused WestBridge Capital has invested INR5.5 billion ($75 million) in budget airline operator IndiGo.
Ashish Gupta (pictured), a co-founder of Helion Ventures, has joined Indian VC firm Prime Venture Partners as a partner emeritus. He will remain based in the US.
Early-stage innovators across the region are leveraging both enterprise and consumer-facing models to address sustainability challenges with one eye on rapid commercialization
Rocketship, a US-based data science-focused venture capital firm that has backed a number of Indian start-ups, has closed its second global fund at $100 million with a strong focus on Asia.
MyGlamm, an online Indian cosmetics brand, has agreed to acquire POPxo, a women-focused content platform, for an undisclosed sum. Both companies have several VC backers.
The economic fallout from COVID-19 will not spare any sector, but careful planning can ensure private equity firms can take advantage of India’s ambitious energy transition goals
Actis Capital has acquired a 400 megawatt portfolio of operating solar projects in central India from Acme Solar.
Indian online used car marketplace Spinny has acquired local counterpart Truebil, setting up several venture capital exits.