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Reva founder Maini invests in EV and autonomous tractor startup AutoNxt

AutoNxt Automation, an electric vehicle startup that builds electric and autonomous tractors, has raised an undisclosed sum of money from the founders of SUN Mobility

Ninjacart Bags INR 30 Crore Venture Debt From Trifecta Capital For Asset Fulfillment

Bangalore-based online grocery delivery startup Ninjacart has issued 300 debentures to Indian venture debt fund Trifecta Capital for INR 30 Crore in a new funding round

Alia Bhatt-backed fashion portal StyleCracker gets new funding cheque

StyleCracker, a fashion portal where users can order celebrity stylist-curated products, has raised USD 2 million from US-based investor AMJ Ventures.

Accel, Shunwei Capital lead Series A funding in video commerce app SimSim

SimSim, a video commerce app founded by former Paytm, McKinsey and Foodpanda executives, has raised USD 6 million in a Series A funding round jointly led by Accel India and China-based Shunwei Capital

FMO to invest in fresh-produce distributor Waycool Foods

FMO, the Netherlands’ development finance company, plans to invest around USD 5 million in fresh-produce distributor Waycool Foods & Products

IAN’s fund, members scoot around on Zypp after lobbing cash at micro-mobility startup

Zypp, a Gurugram-based e-scooter startup earlier known as Mobycy, has raised a INR 15 crore pre-Series A funding round led by the Indian Angel Network Fund and joined by IAN’s members.

Sauce vc, Rainforest Ventures back PaperBoat co-founder’s wellness startup

HealthFactorial Solutions, which owns men’s health and wellness brand Misters, has raised USD 486,000 in funding from a couple of institutional investors and wealthy individuals.

Smarten Spaces secures USD 12 million in Series A funding

Smarten Spaces, a Singapore headquartered company, has announced the close of a USD 12 million Series A investment round and the new investment was made by Symphony International Holdings

ekincare raises around INR 25 crore in funding

Health benefits start-up ekincare on has raised INR 25 crore in funding round from investors like Ventureast and Eight Roads

Vernacular Commerce Platform Niki Raises Funding From EMVC Fund

Bengaluru-based commerce platform Niki (earlier Niki ai), has raised an undisclosed amount of fresh funding from US-based fintech-specialist fund EMVC

Edtech Startup Sunstone Raises around 11 crore Seed Funding Led By Prime Venture Partners

Edtech startup Sunstone Eduversity has raised around INR 11 crore in seed funding led by Prime Venture Partner

RB Investments, India Quotient Lead around INR 25 crore Funding In Beverage Startup Coolberg

Mumbai-headquartered beverage startup Coolberg announced that it has raised around INR 25 crore in its Series A funding round and the round has been led by Singapore-based RB Investments and existing investor India Quotient

Freshworks Valued At USD 3.5 Billion After Latest Funding From Sequoia, Accel

hennai-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) unicorn Freshworks has announced that it has signed an agreement for a USD 150 Million Series H round led by Sequoia Capital, CapitalG, and the company’s first investor Accel

SuperGaming raises around INR 9 crore seed to build a party hub for casual gamers

SuperGaming, a party hub for casual gamers, has raised around INR 9 crore in seed funding from Dream Incubator, AET Fund and Better Capital, an early-stage investor. The money will be used to build the company’s social platform, partner with other popular games, and team expansion

Edtech Startup Lido Learning Raises USD 3 Million For Expansion

Mumbai-based online education platform Lido Learning has raised USD 3 Million in its Series A round led by Ronnie Screwvala, chairman of another edtech startup Upgrad and other investors in the round included Medlife CEO Ananth Narayanan, MD JK Tyres Vikrampati Singhania, CEO Anupam Mittal and MD of Patni […]

100X.VC Launches Corporate Venture Capital Programme For Early-Stage Investments

Venture capital firm 100X VC has announced the launch of its formal corporate venture capital (CVC) programme, where it will be on-boarding Indian corporates as their investment partners.

Windrose Capital marks first close of USD 30 million debut fund

Pune-based Windrose Capital said it has marked the initial close of its debut fund that seeks to invest up to USD 30 million in early-stage startups in India and the fund has already invested in “multiple startups” housed in financial services, healthcare logistics and artificial intelligence (AI)-based data insights sectors.

Paytm plans to invest INR 500 crore in tech startups

Digital payments firm Paytm plans to invest INR 500 crore in early stage startups that build complementary technologies augmenting the digital ecosystem and the company will focus on artificial intelligence-based technology and big data solutions for new innovations that can generate large scale employment

Recruiter exchange CBREX raises around USD 1 million

CBREX, a startup which connects companies to recruitment agents, has raised around USD 1 million as equity funding, from Indian high net worth investors

Blume Ventures backs SaaS-based browser computability testing platform LambdaTest

LambdaTest a software-as-a-service-based automation testing platform, has raised USD 2 million in a pre-Series A funding round led by early-stage venture capital firm Blumes Ventures.

Electric two-wheeler rental platform eBike Go raises funding

eBike Go, an electric two-wheeler rental startup based in Amritsar, has raised around INR 2 crore in a funding round led by Startup Buddy, the Gurugram-based early-stage investor.

Nazara founder, other angels curl into bunk beds at hostel chain GoStops

GoStops, a hostel chain focused on young travellers, has raised an undisclosed sum from angel investors including Nitish Mittersain, founder and managing director (MD) of mobile games company Nazara Technologies Ltd

Svasti Microfinance secures USD 10 million; MSDF and Bamboo Capital to exit

Svasti Microfinance has secured USD 10 million from a number of investors to grow its business and provide an exit opportunity to two early backers

Tencent Holdings Bags 10% Stake In PolicyBazaar For USD 1.5 Billion

Chinese multinational conglomerate Tencent Holdings has reportedly acquired 10% minority stake in Indian insurance aggregator PolicyBazaar worth USD 1.5 Billion.