3:30 pm on Feb 25, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
From hydraulic grinders to boring bars, industries large and small can get their supplies online on IndustryBuying.com, instead of doing the rounds of wholesale hardware markets.
7:46 pm on Feb 23, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
SAIF Partners and global not-for-profit Accion invested US$1 million into Aye Finance, which loans capital to startups and other young enterprises, little served by traditional banks and other lenders...
1:28 pm on Feb 11, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
Millions of small and medium enterprises in India struggle to get working capital from traditional banks. Capital Float uses tech and data to crack this problem.
1:59 am on Feb 11, 2015 by C. Custer
Chinese smartphone glucometer Dnurse raised millions in an undisclosed series A round led by SAIF and Innovation Works. It's an investment that makes a lot of sense given China's sharp rise in diabete...
1:00 pm on Sep 18, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Big Indian companies are getting into the corporate venture capital game. After all, who better than them to see the value in startups?
4:20 pm on Aug 15, 2014 by Steven Millward
An estimated 16 million babies are born each year in China. Two million extra are on the way with China's relaxed one-child policy.
4:42 pm on Aug 8, 2014 by Pankaj Maru
Started in 2013, Capital Float offers SMEs financial loans on the web. The idea is that getting a loan should be as simple as shopping online.
8:38 pm on Jul 16, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
A wardrobe configurator is one example of the many innovations at Indian furniture etailer Urban Ladder, which has just raised US$21 million.
1:09 pm on Jun 18, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
India’s largest entertainment ticketing portal just crossed the US$100 million barrier in valuation, The Economic Times reports today. Bigtree Entertainment, which owns BookMyShow, raised US$25 millio...
5:45 pm on Feb 10, 2014 by Paul Bischoff
Chinese fashion brand and e-tailer Vancl announced today it just closed a seventh round of funding, according to Tech 163. The company raked in US$100 million, which might sound familiar, because that...
7:39 pm on Jan 14, 2014 by Steven Millward
Indian e-shoppers spent $16 billion in 2013, and that number’s set to rise in 2014. There are certainly plenty of e-commerce options out there. For baby and child-related products, there’s FirstCry, w...