YourStory

YourStory Media is an online publisher of news, information and stories of startup companies and entrepreneurs. Read more

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YourStory

YourStory Media is an online publisher of news, information and stories of startup companies and entrepreneurs. Read more

Shradha Sharma's photo - Founder & CEO of YourStory

Founder & CEO

Shradha Sharma

CEO Approval Rating

73/100

Founded:

2008

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PrivateIndependent Company

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Tech in Asia is the biggest rival of YourStory. Tech in Asia is headquartered in Singapore, Central Singapore, and was founded in 2010. Like YourStory, Tech in Asia also operates in the Publishing space. Tech in Asia generates 238% the revenue of YourStory.

NextBigWhat is YourStory's #2 competitor. NextBigWhat is a Private company that was founded in Inn Bangalore, Karnataka in 2009. Like YourStory, NextBigWhat also works within the Publishing sector. NextBigWhat has 220 fewer employees vs. YourStory.

MediaNama has been one of YourStory's top competitors. MediaNama's headquarters is in Delhi, Delhi, and was founded in 2008. MediaNama operates in the Publishing industry. MediaNama generates 76% of YourStory's revenue.

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YourStory Acquisitions

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Pixtory

Aug 2019

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Pixtory is a community-based platform that allows users to create content for wallpapers.

These are all the companies that YourStory has acquired. YourStory's latest acquisition was Pixtory in Aug 2019. Pixtory is a community-based platform that allows users to create content for wallpapers.

YourStory Funding History

Since YourStory was founded in 2008, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total YourStory has raised $6.0M. YourStory's last funding round was on Feb 2017 for a total of $6.0M

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Feb 2017
$6M
Series A
Aug 2015
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Kalaari Capital

Since YourStory was founded in 2008, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total YourStory has raised $6.0M. YourStory's last funding round was on Feb 2017 for a total of $6.0M

YourStory Investments

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These are all the companies that YourStory has invested in. YourStory's latest investment was Pixtory in Aug 2019. Pixtory is a community-based platform that allows users to create content for wallpapers.

YourStory News

February 25, 2020BW DISRUPT

Online Content creation marketplace Pepper raises Rs 2.2 Cr in seed funding round

Pepper is building an innovative digital content marketplace catering to the needs of Indian corporat... See more »
December 26, 2019YourStory

YourStory announces its list of 100 Emerging Voices for 2019

YourStory announced the launch of YourStory Awards, powered by Amazon Web Services, and released its ... See more »
December 18, 2019YourStory

If data is the new oil, PhonePe is building massive refineries of its own

According to research firm Kalagato's data on app installations, Paytm had 43 percent market share in... See more »
October 16, 2019YourStory

'Partnering for Progress' report from Cisco and YourStory takes closer look at corporate accelerator ecosystem in India

At the 10th edition of TechSparks 2019, Cisco, in collaboration with YourStory, released a report tit... See more »
August 25, 2019YourStory

YourStory acquires content-community startup Pixtory

YourStory Media today announced that it has acquired Bengaluru-based content-community startup Pixtor... See more »
July 9, 2019YourStory

[Funding alert] B2B ecommerce startup Udaan raises Rs 34.4 Cr from Singapore parent

Founded in 2016 by former Flipkart employees Amod Malviya, Sujeet Kumar, and Vaibhav Gupta, the compa... See more »
April 23, 2019YourStory

[RESEARCH] YourStory and Vakilsearch present an overview of India's incorporation landscape in Q1

YourStory Research, the research arm of YourStory, and Vakilsearch, an online legal services platform... See more »

YourStory Blogs

January 15, 2018YourStory Media Blog

15-year-old selling tea in Hyderabad is now in school, thanks to State IT Minister's response to tweet

Sami, a 15-year-old boy from Hyderabad, had to resort to selling tea to help his family make ends mee... See more »
January 15, 2018YourStory Media Blog

What the new MDR structure means for all stakeholders involved

Recently, the RBI announced a revision of the Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) with an objective to push ... See more »
January 15, 2018YourStory Media Blog

Meet the CRPF trooper who saved a drowning girl in Delhi

An alert Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable saved the life of an 18-year-old girl who acci... See more »
January 15, 2018YourStory Media Blog

5 ways talent mapping helps in securing business future and growth

Are you building and nurturing the talent today that your business will need tomorrow? Are you aware ... See more »
January 15, 2018YourStory Media Blog

After her father's death, this girl played matchmaker helping her mother find love again

There are a few topics which are completely taboo in our country, and 'love' is one of them. Most chi... See more »
January 15, 2018YourStory Media Blog

In a first at R-Day parade, Women BSF bikers to display daredevilry

Men performing biking stunts at Republic Day functions is history. The BSF has now trained 113 women ... See more »
January 15, 2018YourStory Media Blog

Bengaluru's Chitra Santhe empowers 1500 artists annually, here's why and how

With more than 1,500 artists - from West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Mumbai, and Bihar - exhibiti... See more »

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YourStory Headquarters

No. 259, 6th Cross Road, 2nd Main Indiranagar, 1st Stage

Bengaluru, Karnataka560038

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YourStory Summary

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Overview

YourStory Media is an online publisher of news, information and stories of startup companies and entrepreneurs. YourStory was founded in 2008. YourStory's headquarters is located in Bengaluru, Karnataka, IN 560038. It has raised 6.0M in 2 rounds. The ...

CEO

YourStory's Founder & CEO, Shradha Sharma, currently has an approval rating of 73%. YourStory's primary competitors are Tech in Asia, NextBigWhat & MediaNama.

Website

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Frequently Asked Questions about YourStory

  1. When was YourStory founded?

    YourStory was founded in 2008
  2. Who is YourStory's CEO?

    YourStory's CEO is Shradha Sharma
  3. How much revenue does YourStory generate?

    YourStory generates $3.4M in revenue
  4. How much funding does YourStory have?

    YourStory has historically raised $6M in funding
  1. Where is YourStory's headquarters?

    YourStory's headquarters is in Bengaluru Karnataka, IN
  2. How many employees does YourStory have?

    YourStory has 230 employees
  3. What sector does YourStory operate in?

    YourStory is in Publishing
  4. Who are YourStory's competitors?

    YourStory's top competitors are Tech in Asia, NextBigWhat, MediaNama