Last fortnight, Khatabook closed a $60MM round, on the tailwinds of accelerated digitization due to everyone hunkering down in their homes.
Last fortnight, BYJUs raised to push its valuation above $10Bn, while also being close to acquiring Doubtnut, capping a heady few months for EdTech accelerated by a lockdown.
Last week, Postman raised $150MM at a valuation of $2Bn and entered the coveted unicorn club.
Last fortnight, Tally extended a free 30 day license for its customers, amid the increasing pressure on SMEs due to COVID-19.
Last fortnight, global SaaS builder Zoho launched an emergency subscription assistance program, providing its app suite for free, after a record year of ~$500MM+ of revenue.
Last fortnight, health tech upstart Practo released Practo Insights showing growth in search queries, and how healthcare in India is evolving.
We are at the end of the year, the end of a decade, and the beginning of a time to reflect on the year gone by.
Last fortnight, 3 year old Udaan raised $585MM, helping the fastest Indian unicorn reaching a valuation of close to $3Bn.
Last fortnight, BlackBuck reported it was planning to scale to a million drivers as it raised capital to be a unicorn.
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, Spa and Salon SaaS startup Zenoti raised $50MM from Tiger Global, hot on marketing automation startup CleverTap's $26MM and dental softwareCareStack's $16MM.
Last week, fintech enabled lending firm InCred raised $100MM, marking a sizable Series A for a company that is 3 years old.
Last week, content network The Viral Fever (TVF) released the second season of the entertaining Tripling under TVFPlay.
Last week, risk assessment startup CreditVidya raised $3MM, insurance tech startup Kruzr raised $2MM, mutual funds platform Groww raised $7MM and lending tech startup MoneyOnClick raised $3MM.
Last week, biopharmaceutical startup Vyome Therapeutics raised $22MM to advance development of its key dermatology molecules.
The year ends tomorrow and it is a great time to recap 2018 to better understand what 2019 has in store for the Indian startup ecosystem.
Last week, agri-produce marketing platform NinjaCart raised $40MM to deepen its distribution and supply network.
Last week, CapitalFloat was reported to be in talks to raise $150MM for getting deeper into the SME market in India.
Last week, Delhivery was set to raise $450MM from Softbank, propelling it into unicorn-dom.