Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the acquisition of public relations (PR) firm in India Perfect Relations Group which will continue to retain its branding. The acquisition further strengthens Dentsu Aegis Network’s overall communications offering in the Indian market.
Liqvid English Edge Pvt Ltd, a unit of Noida-based Liqvid eLearning Services Pvt Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount in Series A funding from US-based Gray Matters Capital for its English language learning software EnglishEdge. The funding will be utilized to power the technology infrastructure of EnglishEdge and to offer personalised language learning lessons to consumers.
Bengaluru-based Bundl Technologies Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates online food ordering platform Swiggy, has raised $15 million (Rs 100 crore) in a Series D funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The funding will be utilized t fuel Swiggy’s next phase of growth, with an improved customer experience at its core. This will include technology upgrades, a wider spread of restaurants to choose from and better delivery efficiency.
Ooty-based Lawrencedale Agro Processing India Pvt Ltd, which supplies farm fresh vegetables to organised retailers in south India under the brand ‘Leaf’, has raised an undisclosed amount in a fresh fundraising from Denmark-based BESTSELLER FOUNDATION and US-based venture capital fund Unitus Impact. The funding will be utilized to expand reach across South India and reach out to more horticulture belts.
NewsDistill, a city-based news aggregator app has raised USD 100,000 in seed funding from a group of investors including Ganesh Narasimhan, Ramana Thumu, and Sudhir Mallem. Launched in 2015, NewsDistill aggregates news sourced from various Indian newspapers, television channels, RSS feeds, custom feeds and social media in eight major Indian languages besides English.