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Assessing Indian entrepreneurs at Vertex Ventures

11 October 2018

At Vertex, we have over ten general partners spread across the world and over 30 investment professionals that work in teams that make venture capital decisions every month. Coordinating across this global network is exciting because our partners have unique insights into their local ecosystems. So we sat down with Ben Matthias, managing partner at […]

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Take a peak into the Indian startup ecosystem with Ben Mathias

01 October 2018

2014 was a watershed year for India’s startup ecosystem. Led by the mega funding rounds of ecommerce giants Flipkart and Snapdeal, who raised $1.91 billion and $861 million respectively, Indian startup funding multiplied many times over to hit $6.2 billion by the end of that year. The following year saw the Indian startup scene on […]

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Licious raises $25 million to revolutionize meat in India

26 September 2018

While farm to fork may remain elusive to many, it’s becoming a reality for Licious, which operates the entire supply chain for meat in India, from knowing precisely which farm the meat was from, to managing the process of converting it to pre-packed Licious branded meat products. It’s a whole new frontier for India’s growing food market, which […]

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Hitachi invests in Flutura to continue revolutionizing IOT in India

20 March 2018

In a fresh round of funding, Industrial internet of things startup, Flutura Decision Sciences and Analytics, has raised USD 1 million (Rs 6.52 crore)  from an arm of Hitachi Ltd. The announcement of the funding further seals Flutura’s ties to the Japanese conglomerate. Hitachi High-Tech is already one of Flutura’s partners for product and market-access […]

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Ace Turtle announces partnership with Bengaluru International Airport

21 February 2018

Riding the wave of booming travel retail in India, Ace Turtle announced a partnership with  Bengaluru International Airport (BIAL) to create a “one-of-a-kind” airport omnichannel commerce experience. Travellers at Kempegowda International Airport will be able to encounter a future-ready digital solution. This omnichannel experience enables passengers to buy online or in the air and pick-up, […]

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CloudCherry makes it to the top Startup50 2017 list

12 January 2018

CloudCherry, a real-time customer software experience solution, has recognized as the top tech startup on Startup50’s Big50 2017 list. The company offers a Customer Experience Management (CEM) solution that measures customer satisfaction and delivers outcome-driven results through engaging over 17 channels to measure key metrics such as Net Promoter Score, Customer Effort Score and Customer […]

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Active.ai and Flutura among most promising Indian AI startups

27 December 2017

Active.ai and Flutura, two of our investments in India, just made it to Inc42’s Indian AI Startup Watchlist for 2018. Both companies work in the B2B space, serving enterprises in high growth industries in India. Active.ai provides chatbots to companies keen to improve their customer service. Flutura develops AI solutions for manufacturers in IOT.

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Flutura being strategic partnership with Hitachi

11 December 2017

Hitachi High-Tech Solutions Corporation (Hitachi High-Tech Solutions) concluded a strategic partnership agreement with equity participation in Flutura Business Solutions Private Limited (Flutura). The collaboration and investment signifies the introduction of market leading solutions to customers through rapid and cost- efficient implementations.   Founded in 2012, Flutura provides industrial companies with an analytics and machine learning […]

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Synup, cloud-based platform for marketers online, raises Series A

11 October 2017

India-based Synup, a cloud-based platform that helps marketers monitor where their brands are mentioned online, has raised Series A funding. Vertex Ventures led the Series A USD 6 million round with co-investment from existing investors, Prime Ventures. Local listings are increasingly becoming the key source of discovery for small businesses globally, with large digital platforms […]

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Yatra and Oyo ink a new deal to expand travel and hospitality in India

02 October 2017

Yatra Online, Inc, one of India’s leading online travel companies announced their partnership with OYO, India’s largest hospitality company, which brings OYO’s inventory onto Yatra’s platform. This partnership marks the expansion of Yatra’s hotel inventory to over 70,000 hotels in India, driving its rapidly growing footprint, especially in the budget hotel category. Mr. Dhruv Shringi, […]

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