Bangalore-based Urban Ladder Home Décor Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs online furniture store Urban Ladder, has raised close to INR 102 crore (around $15 million) in a fresh round of funding from existing investors. The investors who participated in the round are Kalaari Capital, SAIF Partners, Steadview Capital and Sequoia Capital.


Subscription-based news startup, The Ken, has raised $400,000 from a clutch of investors. The company, run by Kenrise Media Pvt. Ltd, claims to have broken even within two weeks of its operations. The Ken’s revenue streams include subscriptions as well as brand partnerships.