Start ups in india

In India’s venture capital ecosystem, Tencent is being seen as one of the most influential and closely-watched investors in the country’s internet business. Photo: Bloomberg (Bloomberg)

Tencent’s billion-dollar India bet

7 min read . 13 Oct 2017
Internet start-ups such as Flipkart (e-commerce), Paytm (fintech) and Ola (online taxi booking) are transforming the sectors they operate in, and everyday life in India. And they are just getting started. Photo: Mint
Flipkart has so far raised $4.5 billion, making the country’s most storied consumer Internet firm the most well-funded start-up. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint

10 start-ups that struck it rich

7 min read . 01 Jun 2017
Both start-ups and investors are focused on costs and profitability. There’s a lot of cleaning up going on—as evident from the rash of news about consolidation in the start-up space. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint