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CBA Capital leads pre-Series A funding round in online recruitment firm Skillenza

Skillenza, a software-as-a-service-based online hiring firm, has raised USD 1 million in a pre-Series A funding round led by CBA Capital’s Education Catalyst Fund.

Chumbak raises INR 70 cr from Gaja Capital and others

Lifestyle company Chumbak Design has raised INR 70 crore in series D fund-raising from investors led by home-grown private equity fund Gaja Capital

GSK Velu-backed Stakeboat leads Series E funding round in Dvara KGFS

Financial inclusion services provider Dvara Kshetriya Gramin Financial Services Pvt Ltd (Dvara KGFS) has raised USD 4 million in a Series E funding round.

Jennifer Lopez, others back wellness startup Sarva

Yoga and wellness startup Sarva has raised its first round of external funding from a clutch of investors including Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriquez.

Hero Group’s Suman Kant Munjal invests in smart home appliances maker Atomberg

The family office of Hero Group’s additional director Suman Kant Munjal has invested an undisclosed amount in Atomberg Technology Pvt Ltd.

ftcash raises INR 50 crore in Series A

Fintech startup ftcash has raised INR 50 crore in Series-A round led by global non-profit Accion and the Dutch development bank FMO with participation from existing investor IvyCap Ventures.

OYO to acquire Amsterdam based vacation rental company @Leisure Group

OYO Hotels & Homes is acquiring Amsterdam based vacation rental company @Leisure Group for about 369 million euros .

BlackBuck raises USD 150 million in Series D funding round

Logistics-tech startup BlackBuck has raised USD 150 million in its Series D round

Tiger Global leads $50-mn funding round in Zenoti

New York-based investment firm Tiger Global Management is leading a Series C funding round of USD 50 million in Zenoti

GrowX Ventures invests in digital lending startup Progcap

Financial technology firm Progcap, which provides debt to micro and small businesses, has raised USd 1 million  in a round of funding led by early-stage investment firm GrowX Ventures.

UiPath raises USD 568 million in series D funding round

Robotic process automation startup UiPath has raised USD 568 million in Series-D funding, taking its post-money valuation to USD 7 billion. The funding round was led by Coatue, with Dragoneer, Wellington and Sands Capital joining in.

Lodha Group CEO backs co-living startup Housr

Co-living startup Housr Technologies Pvt Ltd has raised funding from a clutch of senior real estate executives.

Y Combinator-backed placement services startup AccioJob gets fresh funding

Acciojob, a Gurugram-based startup which offers placement services for students, has raised  USD 180,000 in a fresh round of funding led by Mehta Ventures, a family office.

Naspers, Sequoia double down on shared mobility startup Quick Ride

Shared mobility startup Quick Ride has raised INR 100 crore  from South African technology conglomerate Naspers and venture capital firms Sequoia Capital India and Venture Highway as part of its Series B round of funding.

Mumbai Angels Network leads funding in Leadstart Publishing

Publishing house Leadstart Publishing has raised INR 3 crore in a funding round led by Mumbai Angels Network.

Omnivore raises USD 97 million for its second fund

Omnivore Partners, an early-stage venture investment firm, has raised USD 97 million for its second fund by UK’s CDC Group, Dutch development bank FMO and BASF Venture Capital.

VC arm of Japan’s SBI Group leads Series B round in health-tech firm Mfine

Mfine, an app that lets users link with doctors through live chat or video under a minute has raised USD 17 million in a Series B funding round led by SBI Investment, the venture capital unit of Japan’s financial services company SBI Group.

Sequoia Surge leads investment round in ed-tech startup DoubtNut

Gurugram-based education technology startup DoubtNut has secured INR 23 crore in a round led by Surge, the startup accelerator and incubator platform of venture capital firm Sequoia Capital.

Business incubator Venture Center backs two medical devices startups

Venture Center has invested in neonatal care startup Sensivision Health Technologies Pvt Ltd and cancer screening startup Kozhnosys Pvt Ltd.

Tiger Global sows Rs 625 cr in agritech firm NinjaCart

Tiger Global has invested INR 625 crore in NinjaCart valuing the agri-tech startup at over USD 320 million.

MPL bags INR 250 crore from Go-Jek Arm, Sequoia, Times Internet

Sequoia India and Times Internet have led  INR 250 crore, investment round in domestic mobile gaming company, Mobile Premier League (MPL).

InnoVen Capital doubles down on scooter-sharing platform Bounce

Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt Ltd, which operates dockless scooter-sharing platform Bounce has raised another USD 3 million from venture debt firm InnoVen Capital.

ZestMoney raises USD 20 million in fresh round

Bengaluru-based digital lending startup ZestMoney has raised USD 20 million in fresh funding led by Washington DC-headquartered fintech investor Quona Capital.

Shark Tank’s Kevin Harrington takes a bite at India’s retail landscape

 Kevin Harrington,investor from Shark Tank has invested in The New Shop, a chain of high-speed retail stores, by Delhi-based ProductX Venture, to make his first-ever India investment.