India’s Treebo Hotels raises $17 million for its budget hotel network

 Treebo Hotels has raised $17 million led by Bertelsmann India Investments (BII) with participation from existing investors SAIF Partners and Matrix Partners India. Read More


India’s Mywish Marketplaces raises $15M to expand to new financial products

 Fintech companies are beginning to make a significant impact to how people live in Asia. Mywish Marketplaces, one of the more mature startups in what is admittedly a very broad … Continue Reading →


India’s Rentmojo, which rents out home appliances and furniture, raises $5M

 Rentomojo, a startup pioneering an interesting alternative for furnishing homes in India, has landed $5 million in fresh financing to further scale its business. The money was provided by Accel … Continue Reading →


India’s Rentomojo, which rents out home appliances and furniture, raises $5M

 Rentomojo, a startup pioneering an interesting alternative for furnishing homes in India, has landed $5 million in fresh financing to further scale its business. The money was provided by Accel … Continue Reading →


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The YouTubers Pushing India’s Millennials to Talk About Tough Issues (Penises, for Instance)

In a country where both mobile internet access and video is growing at an enormous rate, some companies see an opportunity to help young people The post The YouTubers Pushing … Continue Reading →


Opening the gates on Indian financial data

 India’s digital landscape is changing faster than we can imagine, and it could mean huge improvements in financial access for many. As we speak, three key factors are converging to … Continue Reading →


AWS opens its first region in India

 Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced the launch of its first region in India. Formally known as the Asia Pacific (Mumbai) region, this new AWS region is the company’s sixth in … Continue Reading →


Writing aid for the blind provides a case study for “compassionate engineering” at Carnegie Mellon

 New mobile games and robot butlers are all well and good, but there are also many applications for the latest technology in poverty-stricken school districts and in the service of … Continue Reading →


The opportunities Silicon Valley doesn’t see

 Silicon Valley is justifiably seen as the geographical center of digital innovation. From Google and Facebook to Uber and Netflix, the Valley is home to many global technology leaders. However, … Continue Reading →


India’s FarEye lands $3.5M to make e-commerce logistics more efficient

 FarEye, an India-based startup that helps e-commerce companies run their logistics more efficiently, had landed $3.5 million in funding from SAIF Partners. Read More


DealBook: Why Uber Keeps Raising Billions

An unspoken strategy behind Uber’s aggressive fund-raising may be an effort to starve its rivals of capital.