Bangalore-based food-tech startup Petoo, owned and operated by Kinematic Foodtech Pvt Ltd, has raised $500,000 from its existing investors and high-net-worth individuals (HNIs) through online deal-making platform LetsVenture. The funding will be utilized for ongoing food research initiatives and to roll out its new products across the country.

Film discovery app Flickbay, backed by actor and movie director Farhan Akhtar, has raised $890,000 (about Rs 6 crore) in seed funding from Paul Roy, chairman of Dubai-based Riva Digital. The platform provides news, trailers, songs, reviews, ratings, box office collections and information about movies playing in theatres and on TV. It claims to have recorded 70,000 downloads since its launch two weeks ago.

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In its 6th Annual edition, Entrepreneur India 2016 will be bringing together selected leading Entrepreneurs, Start-ups, Investors, Indian Government officials and rest of the world to engage on multi-faceted demands of entrepreneurship across 6 parallel summits ranging from money summit to society summit. The highlight of the show will be the Start-up “varsity” with its “How To” workshops, a pitch stage, mentor hall and the capital room.