Category: Fundings and Exits

Google Ventures Joins $60M Round For Members-Only Travel Site, Secret Escapes

U.K.-based members-only luxury travel site, Secret Escapes, has pulled in a $60 million funding round, with investment coming from new investor Google Ventures, along with existing investors including Index Ventures and Octopus Investments. Google Ventures’ partner Tom Hulme noted Google’s participation in the new funding in a tweet earlier today: The startup last raised back in…

Little, A Hyperlocal Deals Service For India, Launches With $50M In Funding

A collection of India’s top entrepreneurs are pooling their resources to a launch a new marketplace that connects consumers with physical retailers via their smartphone. Called Little, the project is founded Manish Chopra and Satish Mani — the same duo behind male-focused fashion startup Zovi — and it is kicking off with a $50 million funding round led by…

Razer Confirms Acquisition Of Ouya’s Software, Tech And Dev Teams In All-Cash Deal

After raising funds at a $1 billion valuation, gaming company Razer has confirmed its first acquisition. It has bought the software assets of Ouya; and it has acqui-hired the company’s technical and developer relations teams to expand Razer’s Android TV gaming business, specifically around its Forge TV console and the Cortex gaming platform. Notably, Razer is not acquiring the hardware part of…