ICON raises $185M in Tiger-led round to build more homes with its 3D printing tech, now approaching $2B valuation

ICON, which creates homes using 3D printing, has raised an additional $185 million in a round led by Tiger Global Management, TechCrunch has learned exclusively. The financing is said to be an extension of ICON’s $207 million Series B that was announced last August. While the Austin-based company confirmed the latest raise, it declined to […]

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Anakin raised $2 million

Fresh from its time in Y Combinator, SaaS startup Anakin raised $2 million to continue developing its software enabling e-commerce companies to see live pricing data on their competitors. Mohit Prateek and Rashmi Bala started the company last September and officially launched in March to help e-commerce stores and brands increase their revenue using pricing, products and […]

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In Ribbit Capital-led Series A $35.8 million were raised by Brazilian insurtech Justos

Justos, a startup that says it will be the first insurance company in Brazil to use data when determining rates, has raised a $35.8 million Series A round of funding led by Ribbit Capital. SoftBank’s Latin American Fund and GGV participated as new investors, in addition to existing backers Kaszek, BigBets, Nubank CEO David Velez and […]

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Angel investing: a promising way to higher net-worth.

Over the last couple of decades, angel investing has become a more serious form of finance and the most rewarding asset class among all secure and Government recognized options. But, the net result is that people who wouldn’t normally hear about angel investing are reading and seeing more discussion, prompting them to ask what it […]

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How to Get More Clients for Your Service-Based Startup (For Free)

Getting new clients can be expensive, but here is where and how you can get them for free. It has come to a point that free traffic online is almost a thing of the past.  Think about it.  Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have all reduced the organic reach of all accounts. For example, today a person with an Instagram […]

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Is Fundraising possible during COVID-19 crisis?

Fundraising during COVID-19

Since the March-end when Covid-19 hit badly and our Honorable PM Narendra Modi announced a countrywide lockdown, almost all sectors get impacted. Entrepreneurs are anxious about their businesses many are not able to operate due to several problems they are facing.  One of the leading problems businesses are worried about is “Lack of funds”. As […]

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India’s outshining Healthtech startups

Healthtech startups

India has experience of more than 5000 glorious years of the “the life of science”- Ayurveda. The enduring list of scholars in the field of science with their tremendous work brought India to a new level of success. And the zeal of innovation still continues in people. When the whole world is fighting to the […]

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Interview of Ashwin Raguraman (Founding Partner – Bharat Innovation Fund)

Ashwin Raguraman is the Founding Partner at Bharat Innovation Fund. He had a very non-linear path into startup investing. But now that he has been doing it for a while, he hooked to it. Interacting with good entrepreneurs is quite heady for him now. What is your investing philosophy?  There’s a quote by Wayne Gretzky (leading […]

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Interview of Sanjay Budhwar-Angel Investor

Sanjay Budhwar-Angel Investor

He is a BE (EEE) from BIT, Mesra (1987) & MBA (Tech Management) from Univ of Phoenix (2004) with 30 years of work experience in the Semi industry. What is your investing philosophy? Look for entrepreneurs with drive & energy: someone who is willing to give up short term gains for longer-term goals/vision. What has […]

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