Fundamental VC Launches $130M Inaugural Fund to Invest in Early-Stage Startups

Fundamental VC, an early-stage venture capital based in Bangalore, has launched its first fund with a target of $130 million. Founded by Saswat Sundar and Abhishek Rathi, Fundamental VC will be an industry agnostic fund investing in startups in consumer internet, healthcare, insurance, financial services, SaaS, gaming and AI etc. It has already begun to … Read more

3 views on why startup math may soon get a lot more creative – TechCrunch

Given this year’s With the venture capital climate changing, it’s not a stretch to imagine we’re going to see a lot more of the following: downhill rounds masquerading as extension rounds, recapitalization events mixed with secondary activity, and vaguely defined references to growth, burnout, and other key startups. metrics. As the recession threatens companies’ ability … Read more

Yatrikart targets travelers with on-the-go retail

Hailing from a small town in Haryana, Gaurav Rana started working when he was 17 years old. A year later, in 2012, he was working two jobs at a time: burning oil at night as an engineer with Volvo Eicher and toiling away during the day with his event management company Vocano Events. Gaurav likes … Read more

Travel demand has increased, but what about venture capital funding for the sector?

Jan Seale and Cobai Kastan started their Out of the Office travel planning company in March 2020, just as the pandemic hit and international borders closed. While travel businesses, along with businesses in the fitness and live events industries, were the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, Out of Office, which helps users get … Read more

German HR startup Personio raises $200 million

Personio CEO Hanno Renner says investors are now focusing on the fundamentals of the business over growth after raising an additional $200 million. personio As many startups struggle to raise additional funds or cut expenses, some investors are looking to double down on earlier bets. San Francisco-based venture fund Greenoaks Capital has led a new … Read more

A look at venture capital payrolls in Germany: positive for women, less for climate funds

Female investment managers at venture capital funds in Germany earn more on average than their male peers in the same roles. This is one of the conclusions of an anonymous salary survey of more than 170 employees in Germany carried out by a venture capital firm. XAnge. Another noteworthy finding is that climate-tech-focused venture capitalists … Read more