A91 Partners, a new VC fund from former Sequoia Capital India execs, closes $351M maiden fund

A91 Partners, a new VC fund from former Sequoia Capital India execs, closes $351M maiden fund

India’s growing number of startups now have one additional VC fund that will listen to their business ideas. A91 Partners, a new VC fund founded by former partners at Sequoia Capital India, has closed their maiden fund at $351 million. A91 Partners will focus on high growth startups in consumer, technology, financial services, and healthcare sectors Read more about A91 Partners, a new VC fund from former Sequoia Capital India execs, closes $351M maiden fund[…]

Atlan raises $2.5M to stop enterprises from being so bad at managing data

Atlan raises $2.5M to stop enterprises from being so bad at managing data

Even as much of the world is digitizing its governance, in small towns and villages of India, data about its citizens is still being largely logged on long and thick notebooks. Have they received the subsidized cooking gas cylinders? How frequent are the power cuts in the village? If these data points exist at all, Read more about Atlan raises $2.5M to stop enterprises from being so bad at managing data[…]

India’s largest video streaming service, owned by Disney, breaks Safari compatibility to fix security flaw

India’s largest video streaming service, owned by Disney, breaks Safari compatibility to fix security flaw

Hotstar, India’s largest video streaming service with more than 300 million users, disabled support for Apple’s Safari web browser on Friday to mitigate a security flaw that allowed unauthorized usage of its platform, two sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The incident comes at a time when the streaming service — operated by Star Read more about India’s largest video streaming service, owned by Disney, breaks Safari compatibility to fix security flaw[…]

India’s FreshToHome raises $11 million to expand its fish, meat, and vegetable e-commerce platform

India’s FreshToHome raises $11 million to expand its fish, meat, and vegetable e-commerce platform

Shan Kadavil, who spent early days of his career managing tech support firm Support and then heading India operations of gaming firm Zynga, says he had a calling of sorts when his son was born. Kadavil realized that much of the meat that sells in India is not exactly healthy. The perishables are loaded with Read more about India’s FreshToHome raises $11 million to expand its fish, meat, and vegetable e-commerce platform[…]

India to reportedly investigate Google over alleged Android abuse

India to reportedly investigate Google over alleged Android abuse

More than 95 percent of the smartphones that ship in India run Android operating system, according to industry estimates. Now the Indian antitrust watchdog is convinced that the nation should investigate if Google is abusing the dominant position of its mobile operating system to hurt local rivals. The Competition Commission of India (CCI), the local Read more about India to reportedly investigate Google over alleged Android abuse[…]