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 How microfinance lenders have become hot targets for financial services firms

The inability to tap private equity investors by fund-starved small- to medium-sized microfinance companies (MFIs) has...

Bruhadeeswaran R

 Exclusive: TPG-backed surgical equipment firm Sutures explores IPO

Surgical equipment maker Sutures India Pvt. Ltd is meeting investment bankers to explore a possible initial public...

Joseph Rai & Ranjani Raghavan


A decade ago, the idea of a driverless car in real life would have been considered laughab...

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 Exclusive: Crowdfunding platform 1crowd to float maiden seed fund

Equity crowdfunding platform 1crowd is in talks with investors to float its first seed fund, a top company executive...

Ranjani Raghavan


In Charts: How deposits in Jan Dhan accounts swelled after demonetisation

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana was launched in August 2014 to drive the government’s financial inclusion agenda. In...

Keshav Sunkara

Mid-stage VC dealmaking tough, can’t work like early-stage funds: Bertelsmann’s Makkar

Bertelsmann India Investments (BII), the strategic funding arm of one of the world's largest mass media companies Bertelsmann SE & Co.

By Deepti Chaudhary
India is next frontier for international education providers: Kaizen’s Sandeep Aneja

India will remain the biggest target market for Kaizen Private Equity as the education-focused PE firm looks to invest in other Southeast Asian markets as well with its second f

By Joseph Rai