Last week, entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow was looking to raise $100MM, vaulting it to a unicorn valued at $1.1Bn.
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, video streaming platform Hotstar raised $153MM, post which it launched a 365 INR VIP subscription plan.
Parent as a Powerhouse
Star India has been a dominant force in the Indian entertainment space for nearly 3 decades.
Last week, Ola raised $100MM from Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal as part of its $1Bn raise for expanding into new verticals and geographies.
Last week, online marketplace unicorn ShopClues launched an international platform to help Indian buyers access global products.
Online, marketplace, unicorn.
Last week, Snapdeal’s founders publicly talked about turning around the troubled company.
Snapdeal’s is the story of the poster boy of the Indian ecosystem, with a very big twist.