Fantasy Gaming Startup Dream11 Looks To Raise $100 Mn From Tencent

    Mumbai-based fantasy gaming startup Dream11 is looking to raise $100 Mn from Chinese Internet conglomerate Tencent, following the latter’s interest in the Indian gaming industry. Tencent has offered a term sheet for a transaction that could potentially value Dream11 at a pre-money valuation of $400-$450 Mn, reports ET. Earlier, Inc42 had reported that with Alibaba-Paytm actively pursuing interests in gaming segment, Tencent is also […]

    FDI consolidated policy includes startups, allows 100% FVCI

    The government is focusing on startup companies to promote job creation and innovation.(AFP File Photo) The commerce ministry in its consolidated FDI policy document released today has for the first time included start-ups, which can raise up to 100% of funds from Foreign Venture Capital Investor (FVCI). Start-ups can issue equity or equity linked instruments […]

    Texans Clowney Using NFL Network’s Top 100 Rank As Motivation

    When asked about his place on the NFL Network’s Top 100, a list of the best players in the game, as voted on by their peers, Jadeveon Clowney said it was an honor, but also motivation. “It was pretty exciting,” he said after Tuesday’s Houston Texans mandatory minicamp workout. “But then again, it’s like, I […]

    Karnataka govt starts Elevate programme to back 100 startups

    The Karnataka government has launched a programme to support 100 innovative startups as part of efforts to boost entrepreneurship in the state. In order to identify 100 most innovative startups under the Elevate programme, the government is looking to reach at least 1,000 startups across sectors over the next two months. “As part of the […]

    A little-known startup that has quietly amassed 100,000 Wall Street users just scored a big investment

    REUTERS/Toby Melville OpenFin, a startup that helps electronic trading firms build their desktop applications, has raised $15 million in funding Backers include JPMorgan, high-speed trading firm DRW, and VC firm Euclid Opportunities The firm wants to become what iOS and Android is to the mobile application world You might have heard of high-speed market maker […]

  • Crowdfunding Publishers Rake It In, $100 Million Pledged Thus Far, Kickstarter Says

    Product startups aren’t the only entrepreneurs using crowdfunding to finance their products. Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has hit a landmark, recording $100 million in pledges to small publishers and self-publishing authors. In a blog post, the company said that “more than a million people from around the world have gotten behind over 30,000 Publishing projects on […]

    Etsy IPO Crafted to Seek $100 Million in Investment

    Etsy is planning to go public. The online marketplace site announced that it had filed IPO paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to begin the process of opening its stock to the public. In the filing, Etsy says it hopes to raise $100 million in the sale of its stock with the IPO. Etsy […]

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    WordPress Dominates Top 100 Blogs

    If your business website or blog is using WordPress as its content management system (CMS), you’re in good company. The majority of  the top 100 blogs are using WordPress, says a new study from Pingdom. Fifty-two percent of the top 100 blogs are currently using WordPress, either hosted or self-hosted, according to an annual study […]

    Great Big List of 100 Small Business Podcasts

    Over at the Small Business Trends Radio show site, we have published a great big list of 100 small business podcasts. The Back-story Behind the List Staci, the Program Manager for the Small Business Trends Radio show, has been working on the list for a couple of weeks now.  To put together a list of […]