8TV, a San Francisco based startup, has raised $500K  from RedCliffe Capital Managing Partner Dheeraj Jain, Google executive Tidhar Carmeli, and AngelPad’s Thomas Korte. Tech giant Amazon has also invested about $100K (INR 66 lakh) worth of AWS services credit in the company, according to an official statement.The funding will be utilized to strengthen the platform and enter into new Asian markets, including India. 8TV will begin operations in India with The Man Company, a Gurgaon-based digital platform offering grooming products for men.

The home-sharing company Airbnb Inc is raising $850 million, according to a disclosure filed with the state of Delaware.  The equity round values the San Francisco-based company at $30 billion, people told Bloomberg in June. The private stock market company Equidate provided Airbnb’s July 28 filing.