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 fortnight, everything in business news was Reliance, Reliance and only Reliance.
Last fortnight, EdTech upstart Unacademy disclosed details of its $110M Series E raise, being one of the few bright spots in a global economy ravaged by panic.
Last Fortnite, Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani observed that gaming can become bigger than movies, music and TV shows put together, a week before the annual Indian gaming awards were swept by Indian startups.
Last fortnight, health tech upstart Practo released Practo Insights showing growth in search queries, and how healthcare in India is evolving.
Last week, Zomato acquired UberEats for an equity valuation of $350MM, giving Uber 10% of Zomato in return and driving a consolidation in foodtech.
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, MX Player raised a $100MM, adding more firepower to fight in the fast-growing OTT market.
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 week, payment solutions startup Razorpay raised $75MM to deepen its neo-banking and lending product portfolio.
Last week, Walmart-Flipkart announced PhonePe's hiving off, allowing PhonePe to raise up to $1Bn of external capital.
Last week, video streaming platform Hotstar raised $153MM, post which it launched a 365 INR VIP subscription plan.
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, 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, UrbanClap raised $50MM to bolster its position as the leading home services provider in India.
Last week, Delhivery was set to raise $450MM from Softbank, propelling it into unicorn-dom.
Last week, Flipkart founder Binny Bansal suddenly resigned from Flipkart, after Walmart's investigation into alleged "serious personal misconduct".