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  • LeadSquared, a SaaS platform, has raised $32 million in a Series-B round of funding led by Gaja Capital. Existing investors of the firm Jyoti Bansal and Stakeboat Capital also participated.
  • Venture Catalysts Group, an early-stage investor, closed 102 deals in 2020 compared to 63 in 2019. The group is looking to invest around Rs.1,000 crores in 2021. Group portfolio includes startups like SuprDaily, Beardo, BharatPe, Fynd, Coutloot, and Blowhorn. Group’s overall portfolio investments have reached a valuation of over $ 1.2 billion in less than 5 years.

latest india business news today 17 december 2020

  • Jubilant FoodWorks, operating Domino’s Pizza and Dunkin’Donuts, have entered into the biryani business under ‘Ekdum’ brand, a new restaurant chain. It will be starting with three restaurants in Gurgaon operational for delivery, takeaway, and dine-in.
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has invested $150 million to set up a global technology centre in Hyderabad.
  • Abhijit Bose, WhatsApp India CEO, said that the UPI payments feature on WhatsApp is now active across India.
  • Adani Logistics has sold almost a fourth of its stake in Snowman Logistics. The Adani group had acquired the stake through an open offer in March.

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Latest India business news today 17 December 2020 – business news headlines today

  • India is planning to auction Rs.3.92 trillion worth of airwaves suitable for 4G mobile networks in March.
  • IndusInd Bank has said that Sebi has granted a one-month extension for its promoters to infuse residual capital in lieu of conversion of warrants issued to them last year worth over ₹2,695 crores into equity.
  • As per the latest data released by Trai, Reliance Jio had the highest download speed during November.
  • NPCI has added new features to strengthen the RuPay card. RuPay cardholders can make now contactless offline payments. An additional feature of reloadable wallets will facilitate day-to-day retail transactions.
  • Website of Rosmerta Safety Systems, an HSRP supplier, was hacked on 16 Dec hampering the booking of number plates and color-coded stickers for nearly five hours.

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Latest India business news today 17 December 2020 – business news headlines today

  • Cipla has announced a partnership with the Premier Medical Corporation for the commercialization of the rapid antigen test kits for COVID-19 in India.
  • UK based Liberty group has acquired SBQ Steel, a Nellore based steel company, for Rs.262.45 crores plus interest of Rs 8 crores.
  • ARCIL, Authum, and 3 others have bid for the assets of Reliance Home Finance which is undergoing a resolution process.
  • Union Cabinet has approved a pact between India and the US for the exchange of information in areas of mutual interest in the electricity sector.
  • Wistron has said that the damage in its factory unit in Kolar’s Narasapura due to the violence on December 12 amounted to between Rs.26 to Rs.52 crores and not the Rs.437 crores as estimated earlier.

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