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19/12/2019

Reach Capital leads post-Series A funding in upskilling platform Springboard

Ed-tech platform Springboard, which focuses on providing career upskilling solutions for professionals, has raised USD 11 million in a post-Series A financing round
18/12/2019

RIL-backed firm Embibe gets 91% stake in Funtoot

Reliance Industries-backed educational technology firm Embibe has acquired a 91% stake in e-learning products and services provider Funtoot for around INR 71 crore
18/12/2019

Toffee Insurance Raises around INR 39 crore Series A Round

Gurugram-based insurtech startup Toffee Insurance has raised around INR 39 crore in a Series A funding round led by IVM Intersurer, Omidyar Network, Flourish Ventures, Accion Venture Lab and Kalaari Capital.
18/12/2019

Sequoia Surge Startup Seekify Raises Seed Round

Delhi-NCR and Singapore-based enterprisetech platform Seekifyhas raised around INR 11 crore in seed funding led by Sequoia Capital’s Surge
18/12/2019

B2B agri-tech startup Bijak gets seed capital from Omnivore, Omidyar

Bijak, a business-to-business agricultural trade platform that allows traders, wholesalers and processors to keep a record of their transactions, has raised around INR 18 crore in seed funding.
17/12/2019

Online clothing brand Henry & Smith raises USD 1 Million in seed funding

Online clothing brand Henry & Smith has raised USD 1 million as a part of its seed round, led by WEH Ventures and Rukam Capital
17/12/2019

HungerBox To Expand To Southeast Asia After Funding From Paytm, Others

Bengaluru-based B2B foodtech startup HungerBox has raised USD 12 Million from Paytm and other investors such as NPTK, Sabre Partners Trust and Neoplux
17/12/2019

Licious Confirms USD 30 Million Funding From Vertex Growth Fund And Others

Bengaluru-based gourmet meat startup Licious has raised USD 30 Million in Series E from Singapore-based Vertex Growth Fund
16/12/2019

B2B Marketplace Pumpkart Bags Funding From CII Chairman

Business-to-business emarketplace Pumpkart has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from the chairman for startups and entrepreneurship at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Dinesh Dua, increasing its valuation to INR 70 Crore
16/12/2019

Playtoome Raises Funds From SOSV To Connect Audience, Artists

Bengaluru-based entertainment tech platform Playtoome has raised undisclosed funds from US-based venture capital company SOSV
16/12/2019

Sequoia Surge Startup Trell Raises USD 2 Million Pre-Series A

Bengaluru-based video-first experience discovery platform Trell has raised USD 2 Million in Pre-Series A round led by Ruizheng Investment at USD 19 Million valuation
16/12/2019

Reliance Acquires 51% Stake In Drone Startup Asteria

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) has acquired 51% equity shares worth around INR 23 Crore in Bengaluru-based drone startups Asteria Aerospace
13/12/2019

Paytm Parent One97 Secures Funding From SoftBank, AliPay, Others

Noida-headquartered One 97 Communications, the parent company of Paytm, has secured latest equity funding of INR 4,724 Crore from its existing investors T Rowe Price, Alipay, SoftBank and others
13/12/2019

Bombay Shirt Company To Go After Pants With Funding From Lightbox

Apparel and fashion startup Bombay Shirt Company has announced raising USD 8 Million from early-stage venture capital firm Lightbox Ventures in its latest equity funding round.
13/12/2019

GSF-Graduate Slintel Raises around INR 11 Crore Seed Funding

San Francisco-headquartered SaaS startup Slintel has announced that it has raised around INR 11 Crore in seed funding
13/12/2019

Box8 Bags INR 12 Crore Debt Funding From Trifecta Capital

Poncho Hospitality Pvt Ltd, parent company of Box8, has raised INR 12 Crore debt via debentures from Trifecta Capital in three equal tranches
13/12/2019

TapChief Raises around INR 11 crore From Blume Ventures For Network Expansion

Bengaluru-based gig worker and freelancer marketplace TapChief has announced raising around INR 11 crore from early-stage venture capital firm Blume Ventures
13/12/2019

Real gaming startup Rein Games gets seed funding from Ranjan Pai, Titan Capital

Rein Games Pvt Ltd, a real money-based skill gaming startup, has raised INR 5 crore in a seed funding round led by the family office of Ranjan Pai’s Manipal Education and Medical Group, and Titan Capital
13/12/2019

Goldman Sachs leads Series C funding in beauty e-tailer Purplle

Manash Lifestyle Pvt Ltd, which operates beauty products and services marketplace Purplle has raised USD 30 million in a Series C round of funding led by global investment bank Goldman Sachs
13/12/2019

Omnivore, IFA Fund invest Series A money in agri-tech startup Ecozen

Ecozen Solutions Pvt Ltd, an agriculture-technology startup, has raised USD 6 million in a Series A funding round from Sathguru Catalyser Advisors Pvt Ltd, which is the asset management company of the Innovation in Food & Agriculture Fund (IFA Fund), and Omnivore
13/12/2019

Business staffing provider Awign bags Series A funding from MSDF, others

Awign Enterprises Pvt Ltd, which operates a work fulfillment solutions provider, has raised USD 4 million in its Series A funding round from a clutch of investors
12/12/2019

3one4 Capital Closes Growth, Seed Funds With Eye On Changing Funding Landscape

Bengaluru-based 3one4 Capital has announced the final close of its Continuum I and Rising I fund at INR 400 Crore and INR 45 Crore. While Continuum I, which was launched in early 2019, will focus on Series B and above round in existing portfolio companies, Rising I will enter into […]
12/12/2019

Binca Games Gets Backing From Cricket Legend Sunil Gavaskar

Mumbai-based board games startup Binca Games has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from a former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar
12/12/2019

Walmart, Flipkart invest in Tiger Global-backed Ninjacart

US retail giant Walmart Inc and its Indian e-commerce arm Flipkart have jointly invested in Ninjacart, a business-to-business marketplace for agricultural produce
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