User: sandman1965 Topic: private equity
Category: Venture Capital
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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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At $321m, online pharmacies saw record funding in 2019 19.1.2020 Rediff: Business
In 2019 investors backed some of the major online healthcare and pharmacy retailers, with PharmEasy leading the deal list. The firm raised funds through the year to bring in around $220 million and the round is yet to be concluded, according to Venture Intelligence data.
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DD channel for start-ups 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minster of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Government proposes to start a channel within the DD bouquet of channels exclusively for start-ups.    Presenting the Union Budget 2019-20 in Parliament today, she said that the channel will serve as a platform for promoting start-ups, discussing issues affecting their growth, matchmaking with venture capitalists and funding and tax planning.
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Facebook partners VC funds to help SMBs grow in India 3.7.2019 Sify Finance
With an aim to help small and medium businesses (SMBs) scale up their operations, Facebook on Wednesday announced partnerships with venture capital (VC) funds in the country.
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Microsoft losing on Android my 'greatest mistake': Bill Gates 25.6.2019 Sify Finance
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said that his "greatest mistake ever" was the company losing on the Android opportunity which has cost Microsoft nearly $400 billion and made Google the real winner.
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Facebook to unveil new cryptocurrency 18.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Facebook to unveil new cryptocurrency
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Mukhi inaugurates new IIT-G complex, hails students 30.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Mukhi inaugurates new IIT-G complex, hails students
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PayPal makes $ 500 million investment in Uber: Report 27.4.2019 Sify Finance
Global online payments system PayPal is investing $500 million in Uber ahead of the highly anticipated Initial Public Offering (IPO), the media cited the ride-sharing major updated S1 filing.
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VC funding in digital health hits $2bn in Q1 2019 16.4.2019 Sify Finance
Venture Capital (VC) funding into digital healthcare reached $2 billion in 149 deals in the first quarter this year, up from $1.4 billion in 142 deals in the fourth quarter of 2018, a report said on Tuesday.
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LG steps up investment in global start-ups 13.4.2019 Sify Finance
South Korean conglomerate LG Group has said it has been looking for investment opportunities in various fields to keep pace with fast-changing technology trends and find new growth drivers.
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How Mark 'Zucked' Facebook and its brand image 8.4.2019 Sify Finance
: Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe; Author: Roger McNamee; Publisher: Harper Collins; Price: Rs 599; Pages: 336
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NITI Aayog to hold FinTech Conclave on Monday 24.3.2019 Sify Finance
The NITI Aayog will organise the FinTech Conclave 2019 on financial technologies in the national capital on Monday, according to an official announcement here.
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NITI Aayog to organise FinTech Conclave 2019 24.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
NITI Aayog is organising a day-long FinTech Conclave at Dr. Ambedkar International Center, New Delhi tomorrow on 25th March, 2019. The objective is to shape India’s continued ascendancy in FinTech, build the narrative for future strategy and policy efforts, and to deliberate steps for comprehensive financial inclusion,  The Conclave will be featuring representatives from across the financial space – central ministries, regulators, bankers, startups, service providers and entrepreneurs.
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Who will be SoftBank's next big bet in India? 19.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Keen to back start-ups while they are half-unicorns, SoftBank plans to invest $100 million in a firm with $500-million valuation.
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Travel-tech start-up Guiddoo raises funds from SOSV, Artesian 14.3.2019 Sify Finance
[India] March 14 (ANI): Guiddoo, a travel technology start-up for in-destination experiences has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from SOSV - a leading global venture capital firm based in
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Sensitization cum interactive prog organised 20.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Sensitization cum interactive prog organised
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Svasti Microfinance raises Rs. 34 crores from Nordic Microfinance Initiative, Adar Poonawalla, and others 17.2.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Feb 13 (ANI): Svasti Microfinance Private Limited (Svasti) has raised a total of Rs. 34 Crores capital from Nordic Microfinance Initiative (NMI), Serum Institute of India CEO Adar
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Imphal Angels Hosts first ever Biggest North East Startup Summit 2019 8.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Imphal Angels Hosts first ever Biggest North East Startup Summit 2019
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