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Edtech startup Kalam Labs raises pre-seed from Y Combinator, Lightspeed, and FirstCheque

Kalam Labs, the live game streaming startup that focuses on K-12 Learning with a multiplayer ecosystem, has raised an undisclosed pre-seed round from Y Combinator, Lightspeed, and FirstCheque.

Hash raises USD 3.5 million in Angel Round

Hash, a D2C millennial cigarette brand, has raised around USD 3.5 million in a recently concluded angel round. The round was led by Amrac Investment Trust, also saw participation by angels Kunal Shah of Founder Cred, Jitendra Gupta Founder and CEO of Jupiter, and others.

Edtech startup Whiz League raises USD 300K in seed round

Edtech startup Whiz League, raised USD 300,000 in its seed round led by ITI Growth Opportunities, with participation from Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India and Maheshwari Investments. Whiz League offers celebrity-driven, pre-recorded certificate and skill development courses for adults and children.

Construction industry-focused software startup Doxel raises USD 40 Million from Insight, others

Construction industry software-focused startup Doxel, has raised USD 40 million fundraise in a round led by New York-based private equity fund Insight Partners with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Amplo.

SaaS startup Everstage raises USD 1.7 Million in seed round led by 3one4 Capital

Everstage a no-code commissions automation platform, has raised USD 1.7 million in seed funding led by 3one4 Capital. The round also saw participation from several angels including Prasanna Sankar, Co-founder of Rippling, Krish Subramanian and Rajaraman Santhanam, Co-founders of Chargebee and others.

IIFL AMC, Mankind Pharma, others invest in robotics platform Miko

Miko, a robotics firm that focuses on creating emotive products, has raised USD 28 million in a Series B funding round led by IIFL AMC, Mankind Pharma Family Office, Aroa Ventures, and Manish Choksi of Asian Paints. Existing investors IvyCap Ventures, Chiratae Ventures, YourNest Capital, and others also participated in […]

MetroRide secures seed funding from a consortium of global investors

MetroRide, India’s first AI-based electric mobility platform has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from angel investors spread across Silicon Valley, New Jersey, and India including senior global executives like Shailesh Powdwal, Sudhir Pai, Bhagirath Tanna, and serial entrepreneur Sushant Divakar.

Eruditus turns unicorn with USD 3.2 Billion valuation after USD 650 Million round led by Accel, Softbank

Eruditus, an edtech startup that offers professional education courses through collaboration with leading universities, has raised USD 650 million as a part of its latest Series E funding round led by Accel US and Softbank Vision Fund II at a post-money valuation of USD 3.2 billion.

Verlinvest, Sequoia Capital, others invest in pet care firm Heads Up For Tails

Pet care company Heads Up For Tails, has raised INFR 277 crore in a Series A funding round led by Verlinvest and Sequoia Capital India, along with participation from Amitell Capital and existing investor W&C PetTech.

Dailyhunt parent gets USD 450 million in new funds as valuation doubles

VerSe Innovation, the parent company of news aggregation platform Dailyhunt and short-video format Josh, has raised USD 450 million from investors led by Siguler Guff & Co, Baillie Gifford, affiliates of Carlyle Asia Partners Growth II, Bay Capital, and IIFL. Existing investors Sofina Group, Qatar Investment Authority and BCap also […]

Location analytics startup raises INR 9.6 Cr in seed round from Chiratae Ventures, Better Capital

Bengaluru-based location analytics startup, has raised INR 9.6 crores in a seed round from Chiratae Ventures and Better Capital. The round also saw participation from HNIs.

Software solutions provider Nirmata raises USD 4 Million in pre-Series A led by Z5 Capital

Nirmata, the software solutions provider for governance, compliance, security, and automation of production Kubernetes workloads and clusters, has raised USD 4 million in pre-Series A funding led by Z5 Capital, with participation from Uncorrelated Ventures, Samsung Next, Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV), and angel investors Saqib Syed and BV Jagadeesh.

Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters raises INR 17 Crore led by Anicut Angel Fund

Specialty coffee startup Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters, has raised INR 17 crore in a pre-Series B bridge round led by Anicut Angel Fund, the equity arm of Anicut Capital, with participation from other new and existing investors.

Dream Sports launches mega USD 250 million fund to invest in Indian startups

Dream Sports, which owns fantasy sports platform Dream11, has made an initial allocation of USD 250 million for its corporate venture capital and acquisitions arm. Dream Capital is looking to invest USD 1 million to USD 100 million in startups involved in sports, gaming, and fitness technology. The fund will […]

Fintech startup Grip Invest raises USD 3 Million in Series A round

Asset backed investments digital platform Grip Invest, has raised USD 3 Million in its Series A round led by Venture Highway and Endiya Partners. The round also saw participation from AdvantEdge, existing investors Anicut Angel Fund and Gemba Capital, as well as few angels.

Stellaris Venture Partners closes its second fund at USD 225 million

Early-stage venture capital firm Stellaris Venture Partners has announced the closing of its second fund at USD 225 Million. With this fund, Stellaris Venture Partners now has more than USD 300 Million in assets under management. From the new fund, Stellaris expects to make 25-30 new investments in Seed and […]

Social commerce app Ping raises USD 3.5 Million in seed round led by Elevation Capital

Ping, the conversational community commerce app, has raised USD 3.5 million in seed funding led by Elevation Capital. Ping enables commerce and communication for agricultural producers, local manufacturers and home-based business owners.

Pickrr raises USD 12 Million in Series B round led by IIFL, Amicus Capital

Gurugram-based Pickrr, a SaaS-based logistics startup, has raised Series B funding of USD 12 million in a Series B round led by IIFL, Amicus Capital, and Ananta Capital. Existing investors Omidyar Network India and Guild Capital also participated in this round.

Wiz Freight Gets USD 3.5 Mn In Seed Funding From Axilor, Others

Wiz Freight, a full-stack digital freight management platform for emerging markets, has raised USD 3.5 million fund in its seed round led by Axilor. The round also saw participation from Arali Ventures and Foundamental, along with angel investors.
11/08/2021 Raises USD 1 Million Seed Funding Led By Venture Catalysts, a Techstars portfolio company aiming to build and provide a complete toolkit for developers focused on artificial intelligence, has raised USD 1 million in a seed round led Venture Catalysts. The round also saw participation from The Chennai Angels, Nanavati Family, and Astarc Ventures.

Edtech startup FlashPrep gets pre-seed funding from Venture Highway, others

FlashPrep, an education technology startup, has raised USD 500,000 in a pre-seed funding round led by Venture Highway, along with participation of Better Capital, First Cheque and a few angel investors. FlashPrep condenses study material into bite-sized information. It uses techniques such as spaced repetition that help students retain information […]

Edtech startup BlueLearn raises USD 450K from Lightspeed India, others

BlueLearn, an education technology startup, has raised $450,000 in a pre-seed funding round led by Lightspeed India Partners, Titan Capital, 2am VC. A few angel investors also participated in the fundraise. BlueLearn provides a platform for students to learn new skills, network with like-minded peers, and get exposure from top […]

Mudrex raises USD 2.5 million in funding round led by Nexus Venture Partners

Mudrex, a crypto asset management platform, has raised USD 2.5 million in a seed round led by Nexus Venture Partners with participation from Village Global, Kunal Shah, Anand Chandrashekharan, and Anjali Bansal.

Westbridge, others invest Series A money in debt recovery platform Credgenics

New Delhi based Credgenics, which helps banks and NBFCs streamline their collection processes and reduce their non-performing assets, has secured USD 25 million in a Series A round. The funding was led by Westbridge Capital and Tanglin Venture Partners along with returning investor Accel Partners.