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“Consumers are thinking twice about buying a product worth rupees 5”...

This comes from the intervention when Parle G Category Head stated that the largest biscuit maker of the country would be soon abandoning up...

SoftBank reportedly plans to lend employees as much as $20 billion...

SoftBank has a plant to loan up to $20 billion to its employees, including CEO Masayoshi Son, for the purposes of having that capital...

New $47M fund, Fil Rouge Capital, is ready to boost Croatia’s...

Croatia has not exactly been known for a huge startup scene in the past, and probably its most famous tech company out of there...

Peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace Boatsetter raises $10M as it looks to...

Obviously, not everyone owns their boat, and boat ownership is far more unique than car ownership – which makes it maybe an ideal category...

Why do 90 percent of start-ups fail?

Start up ventures are quite hard to start and once it gets to started, 90 percent of them does work within the initial three...

Klarna raises $460 million, looks to expand its payments presence in...

Swedish payments provider Klarna has announced a new round of equity funding, adding $60 million at a post-money valuation of $5.5 billion, which makes...

Standard Cognition lands $35M at $535M valuation to battle Amazon Go

EQT Ventures, Initialized Capital, CRV and Y Combinator have fueled Standard Cognition with another $35 million to help retailers battle Amazon. The deal values...

WeWork accelerates IPO plans, plots September listing

WeWork chief executive officer Adam Neumann is already rich, but soon all of the early employees and investors of the co-working giant will be...

Flybits nabs $35M to build consumer recommendation engines for the financial...

Financial service companies like banks have seen some of their business cannibalised over the years with the rise of digital-based alternatives — often in...

Remitly raises $220M to expand from money transfers to financial services,...

When it comes to financial services in emerging markets, remittances — people sending money to each other across international borders, often not to established...