Only 25% of Indian startups that were angel funded in 2011 have received follow up funds

Only 25% of Indian startups that were angel funded in 2011 have received follow up funds

Companies being funded form a huge part of the startup media and the funding has become a kind of a celebration. Surely an important milestone, the real journey of a startup infact begins post this event. With or without funding, the real growth and scale are more important benchmarks. Many of the companies after receiving an angel round, stagnate and… Read more →

[VC Portfolios] Healthcare and Mobile dominate the Matrix investment portfolio

[VC Portfolios] Healthcare and Mobile dominate the Matrix investment portfolio

This series of articles on VC Portfolios will dissect the current portfolios of VC’s in India and give a breakup about the companies. The report is powered by our secondary research partners for this series of articles, Outline India. Matrix Partners began in Boston in 1977 as Hellman Ferri Investment Associates, one of the first firms on the East coast (US)… Read more →

India Startup Angel/VC Funding Digest, Q2 2013: 70 deals closed upwards of $240 million

The Indian startup space has gained momentum over the years and various factors like an opening up mindset, support structures coming up and funds being poured in have been helpful. We have been tracking the startup space for five years by now and last year, in 2012 we tracked all the Angel/VC fundings. Quarter 1 of 2013 saw 55 deals… Read more →

[VC Portfolios] Bangalore and Delhi startups make up for 80% of all Helion investments

[VC Portfolios] Bangalore and Delhi startups make up for 80% of all Helion investments

This series of articles on VC Portfolios will dissect the current portfolios of VC’s in India and give a breakup about the companies. The report is powered by our secondary research partners for this series of articles, Outline India. Helion Ventures Partners is a $605 Million India-focused, early to mid-stage venture fund, investing in technology-powered and consumer service businesses in… Read more →

[VC Portfolios] Bessemer Venture Partners has been bullish on “Power and Infrastructure” with 36% of their deals

[VC Portfolios] Bessemer Venture Partners has been bullish on “Power and Infrastructure” with 36% of their deals

This series of articles on VC Portfolios will dissect the current portfolios of VC’s in India and give a breakup about the companies. The report is powered by our secondary research partners for this series of articles, Outline India. A 101 year old Venture Capital Fund, Bessemer Venture Partners is probably the oldest fund and has had 105 IPOs globally…. Read more →

[VC Portfolios] 70% of Accel India Investments are in Bangalore based companies

[VC Portfolios] 70% of Accel India Investments are in Bangalore based companies

This series of articles on VC Portfolios will dissect the current portfolios of VC’s in India and give a breakup about the companies. The report is powered by our secondary research partners for this series of articles, Outline India. Founded in 1983, Accel Partners is a global venture capital firm with offices located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, China,… Read more →

India Startup Digest Q1 2013- Angel/VC Funding

2012 was an exciting year for the Indian startup ecosystem. The momentum built over the past couple of years intensified. Investor interest increased in Indian startups. More than 200 deals worth more than $700 million were sealed (see all investments). Qualitatively, emerging startups show high levels of maturity which should have a positive impact on funding. Funding activity is by… Read more →

The MobiSparks 2012 Report

The MobiSparks 2012 Report

As a part of our MobiSparks 2012 coverage, we’re launching the MobiSparks 2012 report. This report contains the full details of all the winners of MobiSparks 2012 that were selected from the over 200 applications that we received. The report also contains extensive coverage of the state of the mobile apps in India, including articles from experts on Mobile Innovations,… Read more →

State of the Startup Survey Report

State of the Startup Survey Report

As a part of TechSparks 2012, YourStory.in conducted in-depth research among startups and entrepreneurs across the country to understand the state of the startups. We collected responses from over 400 startups across all the cities where TechSparks roundtables were held, and tried to understand how they are doing, what their biggest challenges are and what opportunities are in front of… Read more →

Tech30 2012 – The winners of TechSparks

Tech30 2012 – The winners of TechSparks

At TechSparks, we unveiled the Tech30, the best new and emerging tech product startups in the country. We’ve compiled a detailed report on all the Tech30, consisting of a detailed analysis about the company, their business model, their revenue model and how much adoption they have. We’ve also included YourStory.in’s take on all the Tech30 on their plans to scale…. Read more →