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Kumar K. says startups focus on funding...

May 22, 2017

The latest addition of Venture Upbeat featured an interview with former Vice President and Managing Director at Walmart Labs, Jaya Kumar K. He has also worked as the Managing Director and Vice President of Engineering Ariba Technologies India Ltd. during his interview he said that there is a host of startups in India. “We see […]

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Next Insurance bags $29 million

May 5, 2017

Next Insurance, an online insurance platform has raised $29 million in a Series A round of funding led by Rs/HSB Ventures, Market, and Nationwide, with participation from other existing investors. Next Insurance was founded in 2016 and it is the latest in a long line of insurance tech startups to have received garner VC funding. […]

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Q&A app Quora gains $85 million in...

April 23, 2017

Eight years since its inception, Quora just landed an $85 million Series D round co-led by Collaborative Fund and Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund. The total valuation of the company was calculated at $1.8 billion. The company has almost doubled its valuation since their last fundraise in 2014 that valued them at $80 million. Two main […]