Mumbai-based entertainment ticketing portal BookMyShow has acquired a 75% stake in Pune-based DIY (do it yourself) event registration and ticketing platform Townscript in an undisclosed all cash deal. Townscript which has already provided its services to over 12,000 events across India, including smaller cities like Ludhiana and Jaipur focuses on the registration and ticketing needs of small and medium scale events such as office conferences, workshops, exhibitions, tech events and so on.


Coworking space provider Innov8 has raised an undisclosed amount in an angel round enabled by LetsVenture and Venture Catalysts. The round saw investments by prominent angel investors such as Vijay Shekhar Sharma of Paytm, Rajan Anandan of Google, Kunal Shah of FreeCharge, Girish Mathrubootham of Freshdesk and Anand Chandrasekeran of Facebook. The funding will be utilized to expand to metros including Mumbai, Noida and Gurugram.