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MyGate, a Bangalore-based startup that offers security management and convenience service for guard-gated premises, said today it has bagged over $50 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand its footprint in the nation. Chinese internet giant Tencent, Tiger Global, JS Capital, and existing investor Prime Venture Partners funded the three-year-old startup’s […]
Postmates CEO Bastian Lehmann on ‘choppy’ public markets, competitors and more.
An Indian startup that is attempting to improve the way how people in the nation rent or buy an apartment by not paying any brokerage just raised a significant amount of capital to further expand its business. NoBroker said on Wednesday it has raised $50 million in a new financing round. The Series D round […]
Postmates is expected to unveil its IPO prospectus this month.
Cockroach Labs, makers of CockroachDB, sits in a tough position in the database market. On one side, it has traditional database vendors like Oracle, and on the other there’s AWS and its family of databases. It takes some good technology and serious dollars to compete with those companies. Cockroach took care of the latter with […]
India’s growing number of startups now have one additional VC fund that will listen to their business ideas. A91 Partners, a new VC fund founded by former partners at Sequoia Capital India, has closed their maiden fund at $351 million. A91 Partners will focus on high growth startups in consumer, technology, financial services, and healthcare sectors […]