YourStory

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YourStory.com is India’s largest media tech company for startups, entrepreneurs, investors, innovators and change makers. YourStory has been the single most definitive storytelling platform for entrepreneurs, innovators and change makers since 2008. Since then it has published over 20,000 stories of entrepreneurs. YourStory and sister platforms, HerStory, SocialStory, YS TV, YS Research and YS Pages have reached 60 million engaged readers. YourStory has been the most prominent startup ecosystem builder in India, hosting over 220 events across YS Meetups, TechSparks, MobileSparks and SheSparks. These events have had a direct impact on over 1.7 million people. YourStory is taking its boldest step yet as it embarks on its mission to reach out to the over 500 million Indians who will be online in 2017. This October YourStory will unveil India’s first tech product that will publish original stories in Indian languages. Even as the flagship English platform YourStory.com continues to grow rapidly, YourStory’s team will create original content in Indian languages starting with Hindi, Telugu, Bangla, Kannada, Tamil and Marathi. YourStory strongly believes in the democratisation of content and will give every Indian the power to tell their stories in their own language. Millions of Indians can narrate their stories through text, voice or video.
TypePrivate
Founded2008
HQBengaluru, IN
Websiteyourstory.com
Employee Ratings2.9

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)713(-4%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

YourStory Office Locations

YourStory has an office in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, IN (HQ)
259, 6th Cross Rd, Binnamangala, Hoysala Nagar, Indiranagar
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YourStory Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2008

YourStory total Funding

$13 m

YourStory latest funding size

$6 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

YourStory investors

YourStory's latest funding round in October 2017 was reported to be $6 m. In total, YourStory has raised $13 m
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YourStory Cybersecurity Score

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B

81/100

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YourStory Online and Social Media Presence

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YourStory News and Updates

YourStory dedicates COVID-19 Tributes to honour your stories, experiences, heroes

YourStory is dedicating a #COVID19Tributes platform to honour the stories of COVID-19 warriors, saviours, survivors, and the loved ones we've lost to this pandemic.

YourStory Media launches The CapTable — an independent, subscription-based platform for news and analysis on India's new economy

Started by an experienced and informed editorial team, The CapTable aims to deliver actionable news and analysis with objective reportage on India’s new economy.

Future of Work: YourStory Founder makes the case for disruptive innovation as 4th edition kicks off today

To be held on March 5 and 6, the all-virtual, two-day Future of Work event will bring together the best of industry minds to understand the future of work and the impact of product, tech, and design on businesses.

Top YourStory Exclusives, startup stories, & 100 Digital Influencers of 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, here’s a look at some of the top YourStory exclusives and startup stories our readers loved this year.

[Year in Review 2020] A look at some of the top YourStory exclusives that made a mark

As 2020 draws to a close, here’s a look at some of the top YourStory exclusive stories that our readers loved this year.

What investors expect from startups in 2021; YourStory deep-dive into unicorn's of 2020

Investors believe for the best founders out there, COVID-19 is just another opportunity to stand apart. Amid COVID-19, 11 Indian startups became unicorns.
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YourStory Blogs

How technology has simplified the hiring process

Here’s a look at how technology has simplified and augmented the hiring process – from job posting and acquisition to evaluation and onboarding.

Flipkart, Amazon appeal against order to resume CCI probe

Flipkart and Amazon have sought relief against an order which ordered a probe by against these ecommerce companies for alleged anti-competitive behaviour

Is Mobile Gaming the Future of Indian Esports?

Parth Chadha, Founder & CEO, EWar Games, says mobile gaming in India covers 80 percent of the country’s online gaming market, with the availability of pocket-friendly smartphones and devices making it easier to foray into the gaming world.

MedGenome eyes $120M fundraise to expand testing infrastructure; to launch tests for cardiac issues

Sam Santhosh, Founder, Chairman, and Global CEO, MedGenome, talks about the startup’s growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, funding plans, and more.

How pandemic disrupted the contact centre landscape in India

A hybrid model will help contact centres to reduce expenses, grow profits, improve the talent pool, offer a better work environment for the agents, and more customer-friendly services.

PhonePe files SEBI complaint against Ventureast for “attempts to scuttle” Indus OS deal and for the “sake of larger startup ecosystem”

PhonePe CEO Sameer Nigam says the complaint seeks to expose the “unethical conduct” by VPF in relation to the Indus OS deal.
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YourStory Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was YourStory founded?

    YourStory was founded in 2008.

  • How many employees does YourStory have?

    YourStory has 713 employees.

  • Who are YourStory competitors?

    Competitors of YourStory include Josh Talks, Inc42 and Futurism.

  • Where is YourStory headquarters?

    YourStory headquarters is located at 259, 6th Cross Rd, Binnamangala, Hoysala Nagar, Indiranagar, Bengaluru.

  • Where are YourStory offices?

    YourStory has an office in Bengaluru.

  • How many offices does YourStory have?

    YourStory has 1 office.