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.
Last week, social commerce startup Meesho raised $50MM to bolster its product, and fund its expansion into Asian markets.
Last week, grocery delivery startup Grofers was said to be raising $125-150MM of capital from its early backer Softbank.
Last week, fintech startup ClearTax raised $50MM to fuel its growth as the go-to platform for tax management and compliance.
Last week, hospitality unicorn OYO raised $1Bn to fuel its growth in the Asian market and beyond.
Last week, Amazon-Samaara acquired troubled retail chain More for INR 4,200 Cr (~$600MM).
Last week, it was disclosed BYJU's is set to raise $300MM from private equity investors, at a unicorn valuation of $2Bn.
Last week, coworking giant WeWork raised $1Bn to accelerate its growth, while Indian coworking upstart Awfis raised $20MM, bringing the amount raised to $8.1Bn for the former and $50MM for the latter.
After his not-very-nice exit from Flipkart, Sachin Bansal has moved on to do what many storied entrepreneurs do - announce a $1Bn VC fund.
Softbank this week announced a potential $150 MM investment into clinical trial startup Science 37.
I recently watched the newly released Spielberg produced movie Ready Player One, and it was a spectacular treat for the nerd in me.
While the Zuckerberg appearance before the Senate got an incredible amount of negative media attention, and a tonne of memes, subscription system Zuora's landmark IPO may have just gone under the radar.