[Weekly Funding Roundup] Startups raise $740M in third week of June

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Boosted largely through investments into unicorns, after a dismal previous week, Venture funding into Indian startups bounced back strongly in the third week of June. As compared to a meager $46 million in the previous week, the total venture funding in the third week stood at $740 million. The decacorn edtech BYJU’S receiving additional funding […]

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FrontRow set to raise $10M at $60M valuation

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FrontRow, a celebrity-focused online learning and community platform, is in advanced discussions with new and existing investors to raise $10-12 million in a Series A round, three people aware of the details of the deal revealed.  This would mark the company’s first fundraise in 2021. “EightRoad Ventures would lead the round while existing investors Lightspeed […]

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Startup Tuesday Episode-3

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StartupLanes is back with another session of ‘Startup Tuesday’ with Shishir Gupta. We understand running a successful startup can be challenging and you can’t always have the answers to everything. If you have missed the previous episodes, Shishir Gupta, Founder and CEO of StartupLanes dedicates one hour from his time every week to help entrepreneurs with […]

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Freelancing: Work From Home

Millions of people in India have lost their job in the first wave of covid-19, to make it worse the second wave resulted in lockdowns, economic slowdown and more job losses. But, hang-on, you don’t have to worry, this is an opportunity for you, an opportunity for the entire nation to bounce back and do […]

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Work From Home: 10 tips to improve productivity

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Work from home- love it or hate it- it’s here to stay. The pandemic has pushed most people to work remotely. Although working from the comfort of your own home could sound like a dream, it does come with its own set of challenges. The various distractions at home can take a toll on your […]

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Amazon India launches ‘Mentor Connect’ programme for startups, emerging brands

E-commerce giant Amazon India revealed the launch of its ‘Mentor Connect’ program, targeted at boosting the growth of startups and emerging brand owners registered under its Amazon Launchpad initiative. According to a statement, the program will provide startups and emerging brands with access to guidance from venture capital firms, industry veterans, and Amazon leaders via […]

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Understanding Buyer Personas with Saravana Ganesh

Do you feel like your marketing campaigns are being ignored or disregarded? No matter how much you try, or how fine your campaign copy is, nobody is acknowledging it. And even worse: nobody is purchasing — which means you’re losing precious revenue on marketing strategies with low ROI. In the Founder’s Meet organized by StartupLanes, […]

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Catamaran Ventures in talks to acquire minority stake in Udaan

Catamaran Ventures, the private investment firm established by Infosys’ co-founder NR Narayana Murthy, is in talks to acquire a minority stake in Udaan from some employees of the business-to-business marketplace. These employees are looking to offload their vested stock options, according to three people familiar with the negotiations. The Bengaluru-based family office could acquire a […]

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Fundraising 101 with Saravana Ganesh

Fundraising is crucial to the success of a startup but only a few founders are experts on raising capital. Raising capital is an important component of building a successful business. And this significant responsibility usually falls on the founder. Even though the job of fundraising is important, the process is often complicated. In the Founder’s […]

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Building your ‘Team Zero’ with Ankush Vats

There is no such thing as a solo entrepreneur. Nobody who’s ever built a business from scratch did it alone. It is crucial that you are particular and strategic about your team. If you’re just starting a business, this is probably something that you’ve thought about. In the Founder’s Meet organized by StartupLanes, Ankush Vats […]

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