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Out Of 100 India’s Unicorns, Only 18 Have Yielded Profit

Out Of 100 India’s Unicorns, Only 18 Have Yielded Profit

Google-backed neobank Open became the 100th unicorn of India with a $1 billion valuation. There are a total of 100 unicorns in India, including Mamaearth, EaseMyTrip, Ola, and Flipkart to name a few. But how many of these are profitable?  According to the statistics from the media portal, only 18 unicorns have achieved profitability. Reports…

Hasura Raised $100 Million, Become 10th Startup Unicorn of 2022

Hasura Raised $100 Million, Become 10th Startup Unicorn of 2022

Hausra, a Bengaluru and US-based open-source engine, has raised $100 million in fresh funding led by Greeoaks capital. In the funding round, the existing investor Nexus Venture Partners, Lightspeed Partners and Vertex Ventures also participated.   With this latest fundraise, Hasura becomes the tenth startup India’s unicorn of this year. It joins like the edtech firm…

GlobalBees Joins Unicorn Club For its Thrasio-Like House of Brands

GlobalBees Joins Unicorn Club For its Thrasio-Like House of Brands

GlobalBees has joined the Unicorn club as the New Delhi headquarters firm to scale its Thrasio- like the house of Brands.  Prem Invest, the investment firm controlled by Indian tycoon Azim Premji, led the nine-month-old startup’s Series B financing round, the young firm disclosed in a regulatory filing. Steadview Capital and existing investors ━ SoftBank…

Indian Fintech Firm Razorpay Raises $375 Million; Valuation Gets Double

Indian Fintech Firm Razorpay Raises $375 Million; Valuation Gets Double

Indian fintech giant Razorpay has doubled its valuation from $3 billion in April to $7.5 billion to become India’s fastest-growing fintech firm. It raised $375 million in the first round of its series F funding, co-sponsor by hedge and private equity firms Lone Pine Capital, Alkeon Capital, and TCV. With this fundraise, the company’s value…

Byju’s Acquires US Edtech Company ‘Epic’ for $500 Million

Byju’s Acquires US Edtech Company ‘Epic’ for $500 Million

Bangalore | Education technology leader Byju’s has acquired US-based kids learning platform Epic for $500 million.  This is not the first time Byju’s has acquired a big education institution. In the past year, the company has acquired WhiteHatJr for $300million and Aakash Educational Services for nearly $1 billion. Byju also acquired US-based Osmo, an education…