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 Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (May 2022)878
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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YourStory Office Locations

YourStory has an office in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, IN (HQ)
259, 6th Cross Rd, Indira Nagar 1st Stage, Stage 1, Kodihalli
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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

5 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

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YourStory Online and Social Media Presence

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YourStory News and Updates

Feroze Jamal to join YourStory as Editorial Director

Feroze Jamal has over two decades of experience in journalism across top publications including Reuters, The Economic Times, and Mint.

YourStory UNCUT: Vinay Singhal on losing a Rs 300 Cr startup and building STAGE

For YourStory UNCUT, Vinay Singhal of STAGE talks about his journey of building and losing a business and starting up again.

YourStory UNCUT: upGrad’s Phalgun Kompalli on the ups and downs of building an edtech unicorn

In this week's YourStory UNCUT, Phalgun Kompalli of upGrad talks about the roadblocks he encountered as a startup founder.

YourStory & Buidlers Tribe list top Web3 innovations

A specially curated list of 25 promising, Indian founder-led startups in the blockchain segment featured in YourStory and Web3 incubator Buidlers Tribe's joint report named the 'Top 25 Web 3 Innovations'.

YourStory UNCUT: Brijraj Bhuptani’s bumpy ride to solving for mobility

YourStory UNCUT explores challenges startups and entrepreneurs face in their journeys. Brijraj Bhuptani of Spry talks about his roadblocks.

YourStory UNCUT: How Theka Coffee went from shutting shop to partnering with Reliance

YourStory UNCUT explores the challenges entrepreneurs have faced in their journeys. This week, Bhupinder Madaan of Theka Coffee talks about his roadblocks.
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YourStory Blogs

Edtech startup Infinity Learn acquires Wizklub for $10M

With this acquisition, WizKlub will continue as an independent party for Infinity but will be re-branded as ’Infinity Futurz’.

Sequoia Capital warns founders of "longer" economic downturn, market is in a "crucible moment"

The warning from Sequoia, one of the biggest VCs in the world, comes on the heels of similar notes from companies such as Y Combinator and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

[Funding alert] Fintech startup Three Wheels United raises $10M in Series A round

Three Wheels United will use the funding to enter new geographies in India and international markets, for strengthening operations in existing cities, to enhance TWU’s technology platform, and to grow its customer base.

AWS Nexus DevOps Innovation Day shines the spotlight on DevOps startups

It’s an exciting time to be a part of the DevOps Startup community. On May 28, 2022, AWS and Nexus Venture partners will be hosting the AWS Nexus DevOps Innovation Day, where 20 DevOps startups will pitch to unicorns and soonicorns.

[Funding roundup] eBikeGo, Jovian and Ving Hybrid raises capital

YourStory presents daily funding roundups from the Indian startup ecosystem and beyond. Here's the roundup for Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

With $1.5M funding boost, here’s how YC-backed Explorex will revolutionise the restaurant industry with its full-stack solution

Y-Combinator-backed Explorex Technologies is building a full-stack solution for the 30 million+ restaurants in India by solving order management, operations management, online delivery, payment processing, reports and analytics, and guest identification and re-engagement all using one system.
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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 878 employees.

  • Who are YourStory competitors?

    Competitors of YourStory include Josh Talks, Inc42 and Upworthy.

  • Where is YourStory headquarters?

    YourStory headquarters is located at 259, 6th Cross Rd, Indira Nagar 1st Stage, Stage 1, Kodihalli, Bengaluru.

  • Where are YourStory offices?

    YourStory has an office in Bengaluru.

  • How many offices does YourStory have?

    YourStory has 1 office.