Sandeep Aggarwal, the founder of Droom and ShopClues, is seeking to establish himself as an entrepreneur-investor with a family office as well as a corpus nearly seven times his startup investments last year. Aggarwal has earmarked INR 20 crore for personal investments in nine-twelve startups this year.
Real estate tech startup FalconBrick has secured an undisclosed amount in its Angel round of funding led by Satveer Thakral of Singapore Angel Network, LetsVenture, and Mumbai Angels. The round also saw participation from Apurva Salarpuria (founder, Salarpuria Sattva Group), Rahul Talwar (promoter family of DLF Ltd), Sidharth Pansari (Director, Primarc Group), Abhishek Bhatewara (promoter Family – Rohan Builders), and Mridul Upreti (CEO, JLL).
Sports engagement platform Rootr has received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Intex, a consumer electronic goods and accessories making company. The startup will use the money to strengthen its tech team at Rooter, all the while maintaining a lean structure
AdUrCup, a startup operated by Adcount Technologies Pvt Ltd has raised around $325,000 in pre-Series A round of funding from undisclosed investors as well as existing backers. AdUrCup plans to use this latest funding to expand its operations to new cities as well as building stronger unit economics.
Fintech startup Perpule has raised $650,000 in a funding round led by Kstart Capital, the sister concern of VC firm Kalaari Capital. The round also saw participation from venture fund Venture Highway and Raghunandan G, cofounder of TaxiForSure.