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DSG Consumer, Blume Ventures inject more capital into Leverage Edu

Leverage Edu has raised INR 11 crore in a funding round from existing investors.

Agri-tech company FarmERP raises Series A funding

Shivrai Technologies has raised Series A funding from software company TechnoGen IT Services

Mutual fund investments platform WealthBucket raises pre-Series A funding

Wealth Bucket Capital Advisors has raised INR 18 crore in a pre-Series A funding round.

Sprout Venture bets on online womenswear firm

Chennai-based women’s fashion and apparel startup Fashor has raised USD 1 Million in a Pre-Series A funding round led by an early-stage and seed-stage venture capital firm Sprout Venture Partners.

Quicko gets Rainmatter’s INR 2 Crore as seed

Online income tax return filing platform Quicko has raised INR 2 crore in seed funding from Rainmatter Capital

GoMechanic In Expansion Mode With Funding From Chiratae, Sequoia

GoMechanic has raised INR 105 Crore in a Series B led by Chiratae Ventures and Sequoia Capital

Pune-Based FarmERP Bags Series A Funding To Build On Climate Risk Tech

Pune-based Agritech enterprise resource planning (ERP) FarmERP has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series A round from Singapore-based strategic investor Technogen

Microlender ASA International gets debt capital from German impact investor

ASA International India Microfinance Ltd has raised USD 11 million in debt capital from Invest In Visions GmbH, a Germany-based impact investor

Mumbai-Based General Atlantic, GGV Back Indonesia-based Edtech Startup Ruangguru

Mumbai and New York-based growth-focused venture capital firm, General Atlantic has invested over USD 150 Million in Indonesia-based edtech startup Ruangguru in Series C funding round

Sachin Bansal’s Navi Technologies Aquihires MavenHive

Sachin Bansal and Ankit Agarwal’s Navi Technologies announced an acquihire deal with Bangalore-based technology consulting firm MavenHive

Aye Finance Raises INR 107 Crore To Expand Lending Portfolio

Gurugram-based financial services startup Aye Finance has raised INR 107 Crore debt funding from Switzerland-based impact investor BlueOrchard

Bombay Shaving Company Bags INR 45 Crore To Expand Presence

Men’s grooming startup Bombay Shaving Company has raised INR 45 Crore in a funding round led by domestic consumer-centric venture fund Sixth Sense Ventures

IIT-Madras incubated YNOS secures seed funding

IIT-Madras incubated data analytics startup YNOS Venture Engine has completed its seed funding round of close to INR 75 lakh led by Mahesh Ramachandran, Partner, Pontaq, a cross-border fund, who has invested in a personal capacity and a group of undisclosed investors

PeopleStrong Acquires Enterprisetech Startup Qilo To Enhance Operations

Gurugram-based HRtech startup PeopleStrong, has acquired Noida-based enterprise tech startup Qilo

Eduisfun Raises USD 28 Mn From Deepak Parekh, Amitabh Bachchan, Others

Mumbai-based edtech startup Eduisfun has secured funds worth USD 28 Million from angel investors such as HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh, actor Amitabh Bachchan, Ogilvy Group chief creative officer Piyush Pandey and PwC partner assurance Russel Parera.

Agritech Startup Nu Genes Raises USD 6 Million To Take Seed Biz Global

Telangana-based agritech startup Nu Genes has raised USD 6 Million from Innovation in Food and Agriculture (IFA) Fund managed by Sathguru Catalyzer Advisors

Fevicol maker Pidilite, Evolvence India join HomeLane’s Series D funding round

Interior design solutions marketplace HomeLane has raised USD 30 million in a Series D funding round

Finly Bags Funds From Gemba Capital, Others To Expand SaaS Biz

Bengaluru-based SaaS startup Finly has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from a host of investors, which includes Gemba Capital, Chamath Palihapitiya-led Social Capital, and AngelList India

Drone Startup FlytBase Raises Seed Round For Commercial Applications

Pune and Silicon Valley-based drone startup FlytBase has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from US-based early-stage venture capitalists and angel investors

Venture Catalysts invests in former Pepperfry execs’ startup Cub McPaws

Pochemuchka Kids, which operates a children-focussed retail startup with augmented reality technology, has raised pre-seed funding from startup incubator and accelerator Venture Catalysts.

Lenskart walks into unicorn club with SoftBank Vision Fund investment

SoftBank Vision Fund is injecting USD 275 million into online-to-offline eyewear retailer Lenskart, as it continues to pour a heavy amount of capital into Indian companies

Deeptech Startup Quantiphi Raises USD 20 Million From Multiples PE

Deeptech startup Quantiphi, has raised USD 20 Million from Multiples Alternate Asset Management, the Renuka Ramnath-led private equity (PE) firm

Germany’s DEG backs SME-focussed LivFin in first India fintech bet

LivFin India, a financial technology firm focussed on small and medium enterprises, has raised USD 5 million in equity funding from German development finance institution DEG

Surgery platform Pristyn raises Series B funding from Sequoia, others

Pristyn Care, a platform for planned surgeries, said it has raised USD 12 million in a Series B round of funding from new and existing investors