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Startup founders take cautious approach to tide over downturn

Three unicorn founders Yashish Dahiya, CEO and Co-Founder PolicyBazaar, Amit Agarwal, founder and CEO, NoBroker, and Prashant Singh, co-founder and COO, LeadSquared share their journeys, and whats next for them.

9 Aug 2022 7:04 pm
Startup news and updates: daily roundup (August 9, 2022)

YourStory presents daily news roundups from the Indian startup ecosystem and beyond. Here's the roundup for Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

9 Aug 2022 6:37 pm
[Funding roundup] Organic Kitchen, Humalect, Kennect, DPhi etc raise early-stage deals

Here are the companies that announced early-stage rounds during the day.

9 Aug 2022 5:56 pm
Lenskart raises $12.57M from Ravi Modi's family office

The investment from Ravi Modi's family office is a part of Lenskart's ongoing fundraise to raise $250 million at a valuation of $5 billion.

9 Aug 2022 3:20 pm
India to reportedly ban Chinese smartphones selling under Rs 12,000

The smartphone market in India increased by 3% to 35 million units in the April-June 2022 quarter, with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi leading the way.

9 Aug 2022 2:37 pm
How is on its way to becoming a go-to social professional network for women

Weve been dismissed as a non-starter biz at every step. Women dont invest in their growth, businesses like yours dont scale, LinkedIn already exists weve heard it all. We will work hard to prove everyone wrong, leap.clubs founders, Anand Sinha and Ragini Das.

9 Aug 2022 11:25 am
SquadStack raises Rs 140 Cr in Series B led by Bertelsmann India Investments

The SaaS-enabled talent marketplace for sales will use the funds to hire top talent, increase sales experts base, and expand into new verticals.

9 Aug 2022 11:18 am
Focus on inputs over output, says Vikram Chopra of Cars24

Speaking at The Success Edition powered by Kotak Mahindra Bank in association with YourStory, Vikram Chopra, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cars24, gave insights into his entrepreneurial journey, the challenges they navigated, and how Kotak helped.

9 Aug 2022 11:15 am
Fintech startup Jodo raises $15M in Series A round led by Tiger Global

Fintech startup Jodo, which is building solutions to make education payments convenient, will use the funds to accelerate product innovation and sales, and further grow the team.

9 Aug 2022 7:44 am
AI for better metabolic health

Healthtech startup uses its proprietary AI technology to help improve doctors clinical decision-making in managing the metabolic health of their patients.

9 Aug 2022 7:00 am
3 Binance Launchpad IEOs everyone is talking about

IEOs can be an excellent way for projects to raise capital whilst also adding a significant degree of credibility for investors. Heres a look at the most recent Launchpad projects.

8 Aug 2022 6:05 pm
The pandemic brought along the stress of job uncertainty 15 quotes from Indias COVID-19 struggle

In this compilation, we present thought-provoking quotes from the week of August 1-7 that frame Indias battle with the COVID-19 pandemic.

8 Aug 2022 11:48 am
Edtech unicorn upGrad raises $210M in latest funding

Edtech startup upGrad aims to strengthen its team from the present 4,800 to 7,600 in the next three months.

8 Aug 2022 11:40 am
Eyestem raises $6.4M in Series A round from Biological E, Alkem, NATCO, others

The investment will enable cell therapy company Eyestem to progress a treatment for Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration (Dry AMD) to the clinic.

8 Aug 2022 11:02 am
With 50K users, fintech startup muvin is helping children, young adults gain financial independence

Founded in 2020, muvin caters to kids between the ages of 10-24. Besides allowing parents to transfer money to their children digitally, muvin helps impart financial literacy to children and teenagers.

8 Aug 2022 7:20 am
Indian D2Cs international ambitions

D2C brands see a higher order value to the tune of 20-30% in overseas markets, but the cost of customer acquisition is higher than in the domestic market.

8 Aug 2022 7:00 am
The worlds a stage for India's bold, new D2C brands

Homegrown direct-to-consumer brands barely a few years old, including Mensa Brands, are shifting multiple levers to fuel their international ambitions.

8 Aug 2022 6:40 am
Towards cleaner air: Pi Greens filterless retrofits aim to control emission at source

Pune-based startup Pi Green is creating technology-driven solutions for the reduction of particulate matter emitted by diesel gensets.

8 Aug 2022 6:30 am
This National Handloom Day, meet 5 startups that seek to empower weavers

YourStory has curated a list of startups that aim to help handloom weavers in the country grow and scale up.

7 Aug 2022 7:30 am
The paw trail that led this startup to design shoes for dogs

Launched in 2019, Zoof Pets makes shoes for dogs that help prevent injuries and improve hygiene. It has sold around 10,000 sets in India in three years.

7 Aug 2022 6:50 am
Startup news and updates: daily roundup (August 6, 2022)

YourStory presents daily news roundups from the Indian startup ecosystem and beyond. Here's the roundup for Saturday, August 6, 2022.

6 Aug 2022 6:26 pm