Temasek-backed edtech startup upGrad is in talks with global private equity and venture capital investors to raise $400 million at a valuation of $4 billion, according to sources close to the development. This would mean almost a five-fold jump in the valuation of the Mumbai-based startup from the last fund-raise round earlier this year. Read more..
This deep-tech-focused micro fund helps student-led startups build scalable businesses
Launched in October 2020, PESU Venture Labs is a deep-tech focused micro fund that operates in the pre-prototype or pre-ideation phase, and aims to help industry professionals, student entrepreneurs, and academicians build scalable startups. Read more..
Backed by Kunal Shah, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, this entrepreneur’s startup aims to solve every founder’s problem
Ace product managers are sought-after by almost every other founder in the Indian startup ecosystem, regardless of the sector they operate in. After all, they are consequential to determining whether a startup stands out in the market with its products. Read more..
10 Best Govt Schemes To Support Startups In India That Every Entrepreneur Should Know
The government has already launched the I-MADE programme to assist Indian entrepreneurs in creating 10 lakh (1 million) mobile app start-ups, as well as the MUDRA Bank's scheme (Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana) to provide micro-finance, low-interest rate loans to entrepreneurs from low socioeconomic backgrounds. This program has been allotted an initial capital of 20,000 ...
50,000 startups recognized by Startup India scheme have created 5.5 lakh jobs
Government’s Startup India flagship initiative has recognized 50,000 startups as on Thursday in a little over five year period that have created 5.5 lakh jobs. Read more..