Tag: funding

Think and Learn, Byju’s parent makes $300 million cash offer for WhiteHat Jr
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Think and Learn, Byju’s parent makes $300 million cash offer for WhiteHat Jr

BYJU'S parent has made a $300 Mn all cash offer for WhiteHat Jr and is looking to spend $150 Mn for Doubtnut a week after raising funding  from Silicon Valley investor Mary Meeker’s Bond. Byju’s is reportedly in advanced negotiations to acquire Doubtnut, a two-year-old learning app, for as much as $150 million as an all-cash transaction. BYJU'S is currently leading the edtech market with 57 Mn users. Byju's was founded in 2008 by Divya Gokulnath and Byju Raveendran, offering a learning app, which was launched in 2015 and has learning programmes for students in classes IV-XII along with courses to help students prepare for competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT, IAS, GRE, and GMAT. It has raised a total of $1.5B in funding over 15 rounds. Their l...
Introducing Incubator Venture Studio: Aims to nourish new startups
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Introducing Incubator Venture Studio: Aims to nourish new startups

The ultimate goal of an incubator is the growth of young business and conversion of new business ideas into business opportunities.To tap this entrepreneurial potential Earlypad is introducing Incubators that supports startups by providing technical,financial and managerial services. Incubator of the week Ahmedabad University Support Foundation, Venture Studio, Ahmedabad University. Ahmedabad University Support Foundation, Venture Studio VentureStudio is a business incubator launched by Ahmedabad University in association with Stanford University Centre for Design Research.Since 2011,it has helped incubate over 45 ventures in areas like health, education, energy and the environment to the agriculture industry, consumer products, etc. It has approved BioNEST facility for bio-i...
What Do Angel Investors Look For Before Investing in Startups?
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What Do Angel Investors Look For Before Investing in Startups?

Startup Founders should be well prepared when pitching their startup companies to angel investors . The failure to have reasonable answers to the probable questions will decrease the likelihood of the entrepreneur’s company to receive funding and support by investors. The following is a list of key questions all entrepreneurs should be well prepared to answer during their investor pitch:    So, expect that you will need to cover the following: What does the company do?What is unique about the company?What big problem does it solve?How big is the market opportunity?Where are the headquarters?        Opportunity in the Market   You will need to showcase that the market opportunity is meaningfully large and growing. You wi...
Funding Series: List of 9 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (15-October to 21-October 2018)
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Funding Series: List of 9 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (15-October to 21-October 2018)

Earlypad brings you a fresh edition of Funding Series of Indian Startups who secured funding in the week of 15-October to 21-October 2018. Altogether there are 9 startups that could make noise in the Indian startup economy in this week. Out of these 9 startups – BookmyBai, FarmersFZ and Mynax has secured an undisclosed amount from their investors. myGate Bangalore-based myGate is a mobile-based security management solution for gated premises. · Founded Year: 2016 · Founders: Vivaik Bharadwaaj, · Funding: myGate has secured an amount of Rs. 65 Cr in series A round of funding led by Prime Venture Partners. The startup plans to expand to 10 cities including Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi/NCR and is targeting 10 x growths in 2019 with its funds. Mynvax Bangalore-based Mynva...
Funding Series: List of 13 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (10- September to 16-September 2018)
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Funding Series: List of 13 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (10- September to 16-September 2018)

Earlypad brings you a fresh edition of Funding Series of Indian Startups who secured funding in the week of 10-September to 16-September 2018. Altogether there are 13 startups who could make noise in the Indian startup economy in this week. Out of these 13 startups –BabyChakra, Frubites, 91springboard and LeagueSX has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from their investors. Myra Bangalore-based Myra is a unique health-care solution of technology and operations that makes buying medicines fast and efficient. · Founded Year: 2014 · Founders: Anirudh Coontoor, Faizan Aziz · Funding: Myra has secured an amount of Rs. 8.8 Million in venture round of funding led by Matrix Partners, Dream Incubator and Times Internet. LeagueSX LeagueSX, India’s first football fans e...
Funding Series: List of 15 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (3- September to 9-September 2018)
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Funding Series: List of 15 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (3- September to 9-September 2018)

Earlypad brings you a fresh edition of Funding Series of Indian Startups who secured funding in the week of 3-September to 9-September 2018. Altogether there are 15 startups who could make noise in the Indian startup economy in this week. Out of these 15 startups – SRJNA, Mad Street Den, Clear Dekhno, Heelium, SignCatch and HappyEasyGo has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from their investokrs.   Haazri  Mumbai-based Tea and snack quick service restaurant Startup Haazri serves tea, filter coffee and snacks in areas with “high corporate traffic”  Funding: Haazri has secured an amount of Rs.12.5 Million in seed round of funding led by Artha India Ventures. The startup pl...
Funding Series: List of 15 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (11th June – 17th June 2018)
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Funding Series: List of 15 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (11th June – 17th June 2018)

Earlypad brings you a fresh edition of Funding Series of Indian Startups who secured funding in the week of 11 to 17 June 2018. Altogether there are 15 startups who could make noise in the Indian startup economy in this week. Out of these 15 startups –Theranosis Life Sciences and What’s Up Life have secured an undisclosed amount from their investors. Pivotchain Solutions Pivotal Solutions Pune-based data science company, Pivotchain Solutions provides solutions such as credit scorecards, alternate data scorecards, delinquency prediction, fraud risk management, campaign analytics, supply chain analytics, operations/logistics optimization in real time, among several others. · Founded Year: 2017 · Founders: Deepak Rao, Yogendra Pratap Singh · Funding: MobiKwik has invested Rs 2 cr...