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Ed-tech startup KopyKitab pulls in fresh funding

DigiBook Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates digital learning startup KopyKitab, has raised an undisclosed sum from Singapore-based Pactolus Ventures, Stanford Angels network and angel investors.

CRED nears billion-dollar valuation after USD 80 Million fundraise

Credit card bill payment app CRED, has raised USD 80 million in a Series C funding round led by DST Global, along with Ribbit Capital, Sequoia Capital, and Tiger Global, giving it a valuation of USD 800 million.

Health-tech startup NeoDocs raises pre-seed funding from 9Unicorns

NeoDocs Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a health-technology startup focussed on self-diagnosis, has raised an undisclosed pre-seed funding in a round led by 9Unicorns. Other participants in this round include Rohit Srivastava, the head of the biosciences and biomedical engineering department at IIT-Bombay, and Khyaal CEO Hemanshu Jain.

Unitus Ventures, Whiteboard invest in ed-tech startup Habitat

Habitat, an ed-tech platform for civil servant aspirants,has raised INR 5 crore in its seed round of funding from impact investment firm Unitus Ventures and Whiteboard Capital.

Solar monitoring and analytics platform Prescinto snags seed funding

Prescinto Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a startup focussed on solar monitoring and analytics, has raised an undisclosed seed funding from startup incubator and accelerator Venture Catalysts.

SaaS-based equity management platform Toppeq raises seed capital

Toppeq Tech Pvt. Ltd, a startup that provides equity and investment management services, has raised an undisclosed sum as part of its seed funding from Vaillant Capital Partners and former Paytm board member Kunal Bajaj.

Edtech startup Codingal raises USD 560K in a seed round led by Rebright Partners, Java Capital, GSF Accelerator

Bangalore-based online coding platform for K-12 kids Codingal, has raised USD 560K in its seed round from Rebright Partners, Java Capital, and GSF Accelerator.

Fusion beverages startup Raskik raises USD 1 Million led by Venture Catalysts, 9Unicorns

Raskik, a fusion beverages startup, raised USD 1 million in pre-Series A funding round led by Venture Catalysts and 9Unicorns.
01/12/2020 enters unicorn club; raises USD 125 Million in Series D round led by General Catalyst

Talent intelligence platform, has raised USD 125 million in its Series D funding round. The Series D round was led by General Catalyst, and existing investors such as Capital One Ventures, Foundation Capital, IVP, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. With this, the Noida-based startup is now valued at USD 1 […]

Former Uber chief’s edtech startup Kyt raises USD 2.5 Million led by Sequoia’s Surge

India and Singapore headquartered educational technology platform Kyt, has raised funding of USD 2.5 million led by Sequoia Capital India’s Surge to expand its online-first, global academy for extracurricular learning. The round also saw participation from Titan Capital, along with other angel investors.

Made in India Kaagaz Scanner raises funding from Pravega Ventures, Axilor Ventures, and others

Kaagaz Scanner, an Indian document scanning and storage app, on Friday said it has raised USD 575,000 in a funding round led by Pravega Ventures alongside Axilor Ventures, Better Capital.

Work fulfilment platform Awign raises pre-Series B funding from Unitus, others

Awign Enterprises Pvt Ltd, which operates a work fulfilment platform focussed on gig workforce and last-mile delivery, has raised an undisclosed sum as part of a pre-Series B round of funding from existing backers such as Unitus Ventures, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF), and Eagle10 Ventures.

Fidelity invests in online beauty retailer Nykaa

Boston-based asset management firm Fidelity Investments Inc. has invested an undisclosed amount in beauty and fashion marketplace Nykaa through a secondary transaction.

Plum raises USD 4.1 Million from Surge, Tanglin Venture Partners, others

Employee insurance startup Plum, has raised USD 4.1 million in funding, led by Sequoia Capital India’s Surge and Tanglin Venture Partners. Existing investors including Incubate Fund, also participated in the funding round.

Faering Capital leads funding in beauty products e-tailer Plum

Pureplay Skin Sciences (India) Pvt. Ltd, which sells beauty and skincare products under the brand Plum, on Thursday said it has raised INR 110 crore in its Series B funding round led by mid-market private equity firm Faering Capital. Venture debt firm Trifecta Capital and existing investor Unilever Ventures also […]

Venture Catalysts leads funding in performing arts platform STAGE

Catchup Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates hyperlocal over-the-top (OTT) platform STAGE, has raised INR 8.5 crore in a funding round led by startup incubator and accelerator Venture Catalysts. Other participants in this round include Aavishkaar partner Sushma Kaushik, co-founder Sachin Bhatia and others.

India Quotient leads pre-Series A funding in edtech firm Yellow Class

Ivypods Technology Pvt Ltd, which operates hobby-focussed education-technology startup Yellow Class, has raised USD 1.3 million in a pre-Series A funding led by early-stage investor India Quotient. Other participants in the round include Snapdeal founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal, Indifi founder Alok Mittal and others.

Lightbox Ventures leads Series A funding in bus aggregator Cityflo

App-based bus commute startup Cityflo has raised INR 57 crore in its Series A round of funding led by venture capital firm Lightbox Ventures. India Quotient and other existing angel investors of the company also participated in this round.

Tiger Global invests in India’s Unacademy at USD 2 billion valuation

Unacademy, an online learning platform in India, has raised an undisclosed amount from Tiger Global Management and Dragoneer Investment Group.

Venture Catalysts leads funding in insurance startup co-founded by former Motorola exec

Insurance-tech startup Ensuredit Technologies Pvt Ltd, has raised INR 2.5 crore in a pre-Series A funding led by startup incubator and accelerator Venture Catalysts.

Broadcast-focussed software firm Inntot raises funding from Unicorn India Ventures

Inntot Technologies Pvt Ltd, a firm focussed on digital media broadcast, has raised an undisclosed sum as part of a bridge funding round from existing investor Unicorn India Ventures.

Power Gummies raises bridge funding from Agility, DSG, Venture Catalysts

Aesthetic Nutrition Pvt Ltd, which markets and sells chewable dietary supplements under the Power Gummies brand name, has raised an undisclosed sum as part of a bridge funding from Agility Venture Partners, DSG Consumer Partners and startup incubator and accelerator Venture Catalysts.

Sequoia’s Surge, Info Edge lead Series A funding in logistics-tech platform Shipsy

Llama Logisol Pvt Ltd, which operates software-as-a-service logistics platform Shipsy, has raised USD 6 million in a Series A funding co-led by Surge, the accelerator programme of Sequoia Capital India and Info Edge (India) Ltd.

Embassy Group to invest INR 40 Crore in in-house startup Olive Residences

Embassy Group announced that it will be investing INR 40 crore in its in-house startup called Olive Residences, which is an asset-light business. This money will be invested over 12 months, with INR 40 lakh to be spent on an average per project, and the brand will expand to 100 […]