Swiggy raises $700 mn in new funding round led by Invesco

Food delivery platform Swiggy on Monday announced that it raised $700 million in a new funding round led by Invesco. The funding round saw participation from new investors such as Baron Capital Group, Kotak, among others. Swiggy said existing investors like Alpha Wave Global, Qatar Investment Authority, Ark Impact, Prosus also participated in the round. Economic … Read more

Groww looks to expand offerings

The Bengaluru-based company now offers direct investments in mutual funds, stocks, initial public offerings, digital gold, and exchange traded funds. It is backed by fintech investor Ribbit Capital, YC Continuity Fund, and Propel Ventures, apart from Tiger Global and Sequoia. The company has raised more than $142 million from investors, of which $113 million came … Read more

StashAway to raise $25 million USD in Series D funding round led by Sequoia Capital India

  DUBAI, UAE, April 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — StashAway is raising $25 million USD in its Series D funding round led by Sequoia Capital India, one of the region’s leading venture capital firms. StashAway’s existing investors, Eight Roads Ventures, the global investment firm backed by Fidelity International and early investor in Alibaba; and Square Peg, the largest venture capital fund in Australia, also participated in the round. The … Read more

Gautam Adani: From a commodities trader to India’s second-wealthiest person, the incredible journey of Gautam Adani

After spending two decades building a business empire centered around coal, Indian billionaire Gautam Adani is now looking beyond the fossil fuel to cement his group’s future. His ambitious plans are getting a boost from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Adani has emerged as India’s infrastructure king, diversifying from mines, ports and power plants into airports, … Read more