Microsoft to empower Indian startups from idea to unicorn with new platform

Tech giant Microsoft has launched its ‘Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub’ in India. The aim is to empower startups’ vision and fuel innovation to drive economic and societal progress for India and beyond. Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub is a new digital inclusive platform for startup founders in India. The platform offers over $300,000 worth … Read more

Industrial B2B startup Moglix’s valuation tops $2.6 bn with $250 mn funding

Moglix, the industrial business-to-business startup for manufacturing, has raised $250 million in its latest Series F funding round, at a valuation of $2.6 billion. This investment was led by Tiger Global and Alpha Wave Global with Hong Kong based-investment firm Ward Ferry coming on board as a new investor.   In 2019, Moglix was the … Read more

Hero invests further Rs 420 crore into Ather Energy

Hero already owns 34.8% of Ather Energy. The current investment of Rs 420 crore i.e, approx $56 mn by Hero is part of the ongoing bigger funding round. Actual stake to Hero in lieu of this amount would become clear once the round closes (expected by 30th April 2022). Key points to note – Ather … Read more

Ninety One raises ₹225 crore in Series A funding round; valued at ₹1,000 crore

Sustainable mobility brand, Ninety One has raised ₹225 crore (or roughly $30 million) as a part of its latest Series A funding, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. The round saw A91 Partners LLP infusing around ₹160 crore, with participating investors including Fireside Ventures, Avaana Capital and Tital Capital infusing another ₹65 crore … Read more

Cult.fit acquires RPM Fitness, three other equipment brands

Fitness and wellness startup Cult.fit on Monday said it has acquired at-home cardio equipment brands – RPM fitness, Fitkit and Onefitplus. The deal size was not disclosed. Cult is also making a foray into outdoor bicycles business with acquisition of brand Urban Terrain.   “The brands were built and scaled by Mohit Mathur and his … Read more

Kerala CM inaugurates Digital Hub; aims to have 15K start-ups in next 5 yrs

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has inaugurated “Digital Hub” with a capacity to support 200 start-ups via video conferencing, said a press release from Chief Minister’s Office. The project is completed at Kalamassery in Ernakulam district. While inaugurating the Digital Hub, the chief minister said it is a significant step forward in the IT industry of … Read more