Last fortnight, GoJek acquired Indonesia’s mobile payments startup Moka for $120MM, paving the way to becoming the leading digital payments player in Indonesia.
Last fortnight, home security upstart MyGate raised $56MM to expand its technology offering to more Indian homes.
Last fortnight, MX Player raised a $100MM, adding more firepower to fight in the fast-growing OTT market.
Last fortnight, Zivame raised a venture debt round as part of its $50MM financing to help get it to profitability.
Last fortnight, 3 year old Udaan raised $585MM, helping the fastest Indian unicorn reaching a valuation of close to $3Bn.
Last fortnight, DailyHunt was in the midst of closing its $30MM+ funding round to take it north of a $500MM valuation.
Last fortnight, finance minister Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman claimed that millenials using Uber and Ola are the reason for the slowdown of the auto economy, resulting in many supporters and many memes.
Last fortnight, fintech upstart CRED raised $120MM, within a year of its launch.
Last fortnight, Dunzo was in conversations to raise $100MM, bringing it closer to Dunzo everything and become a unicorn.
Last fortnight, BlackBuck reported it was planning to scale to a million drivers as it raised capital to be a unicorn.
Last fortnight, online insurance platform PolicyBazaar was looking to raise $300MM at a $1.5Bn valuation.
Last week, entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow was looking to raise $100MM, vaulting it to a unicorn valued at $1.1Bn.
Last week, B2B online listing platform IndiaMart had a $60MM IPO subscribed 36 times, a big first for an online Indian e-commerce player.
Last week, payment solutions startup Razorpay raised $75MM to deepen its neo-banking and lending product portfolio.
Last week, real estate startup NoBroker raised $51MM to bolster its push to capture the real estate brokerage market.
Last week, online eyewear upstart Lenskart was reported to be raising $350MM, propelling it to unicorn-dom.
Last week, homegrown electric scooter startup Ather Energy raised $51MM in to help transform last mile transportation.
Last week, Nexus Venture Partners began raising its $420MM fund and Endiya Partners raised $40MM, in a hectic fundraising year for VC funds.
Last week, BigBasket raised $150MM to push for pole position in the hot Indian grocery space, resulting in the company becoming a unicorn.
Last week, Spa and Salon SaaS startup Zenoti raised $50MM from Tiger Global, hot on marketing automation startup CleverTap's $26MM and dental softwareCareStack's $16MM.