Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd, India’s leading enzyme maker, has entered into definitive agreements to acquire a 70% stake in Hyderabad-based JC Biotech Pvt Ltd for INR 50 crore. The acquisition will significantly boost market share of Advanced Enzyme Tech in the enzymes space and enable it to enter the biopharmaceutical molecules space.


Entertainment tech platform TalentNext, which connects actors, screenwriters, choreographers and 43 other related categories to recruiters, has raised a seed round of $1 million in a round led by Karanpal Singh, managing director at KJS Cement and other angel investors. The platform claims to receive over 250 signups through Facebook on a daily basis and posts over 50 jobs every day.