Healofy, a peer-to-peer content platform of moms and moms-to-be, has been selected for Facebook’s FbStart programme and will get upto $40,000 credits and free tools and services from Facebook and its more than 30 partners including Amazon, UserTesting, Dropbox, and MailChimp. Founded in October, Bangalore-based Healofy attracts women around health and lifestyle in the form of user generated content and Q/As on pregnancy and parenting.


Bengaluru-based relocation service provider Pikkol has received seed funding from a group of angel investors, including Ajay Nanavati, former chairman of 3M India, the Indian arm of US multinational conglomerate 3M Co and Afsal Salu, co-founder of hyperlocal delivery company Delyver. Pikkol, run by Rednile Innovations Pvt Ltd, operates as a relocation service platform where customers can search for a tailor-made solution for their relocation needs. The startup makes use of analytics-based technological backend and logistics network for servicing the orders.


Bengaluru-based health-tech startup Idea Bubbles Consulting Services Pvt Ltd has raised $700K from early stage funding platform 1Crowd, health and hygiene firm Eureka Forbes Ltd, along with its parent Shapoorji Pallonji & Co Pvt Ltd.  Founded in 2014 the startuo has developed ‘Eureka Forbes Good Health’ (EFGH) platform that enables doctors to offer patients tele-consultation services underpinned with several offerings such as digitised medical records. Its twin platform, ‘HappiDoc’, works with EFGH by providing doctors a curated stream of medical research and case articles, while also facilitating market research for pharma companies and sponsored continuous medical education (CME) programmes.