CRED, upGrad, Groww & Zepto top start-up choices for work: LinkedIn
The list is compiled across four pillars namely employee growth, job seeker interest, member engagement with the company, and its employees, and the ability of start-ups to attract and retain talent.
Start-up funding dips to $6 billion in Q2CY22 from $7.2 bn in Q1
Big investments bagged by makers of short video apps Josh and Moj helped sectoral funding, driving a considerable proportion of the investments during the quarter.
CRED raises $251 mln in fresh funding at a valuation of $4 bln
One of India’s most coveted unicorns—which is also known for its witty ad campaigns—now has a total fund tally of about $700 million.
“Did months of research pre-launch”
“Start-ups just get emotional with an idea and start a business. Very few do
high-quality research before launch. That’s the reason 99% of them fail.”
The VC blitzkrieg: deal value doubles to $26bn in 2021
Investment activity flourished even as Covid-19 raged, the private capital market showing remarkable vitality.
Focus on the right customer cohort: Kunal Shah
Started in November 2018, Cred currently facilitates about 25%-27% of all credit card bill payments in India—with over 35% of premium credit cardholders in the country are on its platform.
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