User: sandman1965 Topic: private equity
Category: Venture Capital
Last updated: Sep 25 2020 15:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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US is the biggest source of VC investment in India 25.9.2020 Rediff: Business
Nearly half of the investments by various US-based investors have been made in Reliance subsidiary Jio.
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Venture Capital Trends in 2020 22.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Venture Capital Trends in 2020
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VC investments from China down by 66% in 2020 18.9.2020 Rediff: Business
The drop was the result of the change in FDI rules, which was amplified by the border standoff between India and China.
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Start-ups cheer proposal to remove LTCG tax 17.9.2020 Rediff: Business
The move will establish a level-playing field for domestic investments in start-ups compared to foreign-based sources.
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Investors are betting big on India's education sector 15.9.2020 Rediff: Business
The pandemic has confined students across all ages to home and digital education is the only way to continue learning.
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RBI's new lending norms: No quick relief for start-ups 14.9.2020 Rediff: Business
Seed and early-stage start-ups are high-risk businesses, rarely have collateral and only 1 in 10 of them makes it to becoming a viable company.
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7 Indian-Americans in Forbes' rich list 8.9.2020 Rediff: Business
The seven Indian-Americans are cybersecurity firm ZScaler CEO Jay Chaudhry, founder and chairman of Symphony Technology Group Romesh Wadhwani, cofounder and CEO of online home goods retailer Wayfair Niraj Shah, Silicon Valley venture capital firm Khosla Ventures founder Vinod Khosla, managing partner of Sherpalo Ventures Kavitark Ram Shriram, Airline veteran Rakesh Gangwal and Workday CEO and co-founder Aneel Bhusri.
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COVID a blessing for Edtech firms as VC funds pour in 7.8.2020 Rediff: Business
Venture Intelligence data shows that during January to July 2020, investors infused $998 million in 31 deals. The total number of deals reported in 2019 was 42 worth $404 million.
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'Redesign, rethink whole economy for success' 5.8.2020 Rediff: Business
He said COVID-19 can be a catalyst towards the adoption of digital technologies in health and education and drive change in a way that even venture capital funds have not achieved despite pouring billions in investments.
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Securing the Future of India's Internet Economy 23.7.2020 Rediff: Business
'Google and Facebook need to be tamed, their garb of 'Investing in India's future' need to be pulled off,' observes Vibhu Arya.
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Hollywood stars, Serena to bring women's soccer to LA 21.7.2020 Rediff: Sports
Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman and more than a dozen former US women's national team players have formed an ownership group to set up a professional women's soccer team in Los Angeles from 2022. The new team, which has yet to be named, was announced by the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) on Tuesday.
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The lockdown has been good for Grofers 9.7.2020 Rediff: Business
'One good thing that has come out of all this is that it shown people that online ordering is the way forward.'
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Jio Platforms deals a big boost for PE investments 2.7.2020 Rediff: Business
Investments totaling over $9.5 billion in Jio Platforms by a clutch of private equity firms, following social media giant Facebook's $5.7 billion mid-April investment in the company, helped overall.
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Tech alumni plan to raise 21,000 cr to fight COVID-19 2.7.2020 Rediff: Business
Over 5 million alumni from the Indian Institutes of Technology, Mumbai University and Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, plan to raise Rs 21,000 crore to start the world's largest infection testing lab in Mumbai.
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How Big Tech failed us in coronavirus pandemic 27.6.2020 Rediff: Business
None of the Big Tech companies or tycoons appears to be playing a meaningful role in the testing, spread, cure, or eradication of the virus or even in contact tracing so far, says Prosenjit Datta.
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Trump intends to nominates Indian American to IDFC Board 21.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Trump intends to nominates Indian American to IDFC Board
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Why RBI said no to NBFCs with funds from Mauritius 29.5.2020 Rediff: Business
The RBI is of the view that it cannot carry out satisfactory due diligence for granting registration because the funding is from a jurisdiction that has been identified by FATF as having weak measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.
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PE/VC investments hit 12-quarter low at $5.1 billion 28.4.2020 Rediff: Business
The quarter also saw exits worth $1.9 billion across 37 deals, 59 per cent higher YoY. This was driven by one of India's largest PE-backed IPO exit, the $1-billion partial exit by Carlyle in the SBI Cards IPO.
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MPs set up group with VCs, experts to take on Covid-19 7.4.2020 Rediff: News
The action group will be known as Parliamentarians with Innovators for India (PIIndia.org), which aims to spur innovators to solve challenges in areas such as public health, economy, and livelihood. While the 14 parliamentarians come from different states and across party lines, the group has organisations like Population Foundation of India, Centre for Policy Research, Omnicuris, apart from top experts in public health and policy.
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Coronavirus fear now spreads to the start-up ecosystem 31.1.2020 Rediff: Business
Around half a dozen Chinese venture capital firms with active presence in India have postponed their trips to the subcontinent.
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