Last fortnight, Licious reported a 300% annualized growth rate, propelling the direct to home meat and seafood startup to one of the fastest growing brands in the country.
Last week, Pharmeasy proposed a merger with rival Medlife to create a unicorn, soon followed by Reliance’s acquisition of Netmeds to cap off an intense fortnight for e-pharmacies.
Last fortnight, InMobi was in conversations to raise $250MM for its rapidly growing business Glance, hot on the heels of Roposo filling the void left by TikTok.
Last fortnight, Amul reported an annual revenue of more than 32K Cr ($5Bn), growing an incredible 20% at scale, and exploding during the lockdown.
Last fortnight, Khatabook closed a $60MM round, on the tailwinds of accelerated digitization due to everyone hunkering down in their homes.
Last week, Postman raised $150MM at a valuation of $2Bn and entered the coveted unicorn club.
Last fortnight, TikTok stepped into a maelstrom of a ratings collapse, being ripped off by a clone and getting uninstalled for being a “Chinese” product.
Last fortnight, everything in business news was Reliance, Reliance and only Reliance.
Last fortnight, Tally extended a free 30 day license for its customers, amid the increasing pressure on SMEs due to COVID-19.
Last fortnight, Zomato was reported to be buying grocery delivery upstart Grofers for $750MM, as the country’s lockdown saw a surge in groceries and a collapse in eating out.
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, 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 fortnight, health tech upstart Practo released Practo Insights showing growth in search queries, and how healthcare in India is evolving.
Last fortnight, Shopee was ranked the most positively discussed brand in Malaysia, beating the likes of WhatsApp and competitor Lazada to cap off an epic 2019.
Last week, India’s namkeen industry held a convention commemorating annual sales of INR 1 lakh Cr ($14Bn), led by snacks giant Haldiram's.
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, 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, fintech upstart CRED raised $120MM, within a year of its launch.