Ganesh Natarajan, former chief executive officer of Zensar Technologies Ltd and chairman of Nasscom Foundation, has invested an undisclosed amount in Studio Coppre, an online retailer and manufacturer of handcrafted copper artwork. The funding will be utilized for design enhancements and low-cost automation for development and quality assurance.
BabyChakra, which connects parents to services and products for babies, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in its Series A round from RoundGlass Partners, a Seattle-based investor. The funding will be utilized for product development, hiring and creating localized content.
Rooter, a sports social gaming platform, has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from actor, Boman Irani. The seed round also saw participation from Dhruv Chitgopekar, partner at Kwan Entertainment, and Prantik Dasgupta, a corporate professional and avid sports enthusiast. The funding will be utilized to strengthen the technology team and create strategic partnerships with various sports platforms, teams, fan clubs and associations,
Enfield Riders Pvt Ltd, a Mumbai-based startup that conducts motorcycle tours, has raised $500K from a high-net-worth individual, who runs a construction firm in Mumbai. The funding will be utilized to expand fleet of motorcycles and back-up vehicles. The company will also use a part of the capital in to set up an additional office in Bangalore and introduce global positioning system (GPS) and navigation maps.
YuMiGo, a discovery and transaction platform on web and mobile for foreign exchange and international SIM card services, has raised $300,000 (INR 2 Crore) from businessman Hemant Sahni. Launched in 2015, the startup has also announced the launch of its travel website that helps international travellers while planning and also during the trip.