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Cloud-based health monitoring company Stasis Labs raises $ 5 Million in seed funding

Stasis Labs, a cloud-powered health monitoring company, has raised $5 million in its seed investment round led by RTP-Healthcare Ventures, the healthcare-focused investment arm of RTP Ventures. The funding will be utilized for expanding throughout Indian hospitals and preparing to enter the US and other markets worldwide.

Logistics startup ElasticRun raises $2 Million from Kalaari Capital, Norwest Venture Partners

Kalaari Capital and Norwest Venture Partners have invested $2 Mn in ElasticRun, a Pune-based stealth startup. Founded in 2015, ElasticRun technology allows its customers to run the transportation and supply chain systems in an asset light mode.

Mobile gaming startup PlaySimple raises $ 4 Million from SAIF Partners, IDG Ventures

Bengaluru-based mobile gaming startup PlaySimple Games Pvt Ltd has raised $4 million (nearly Rs 27 crore) in a Series A round led by SAIF Partners and IDG Ventures India. The funding will be utilized to develop new games, develop team and on marketing campaigns.

Online insurance brokerage startup GramCover raises funding from Omnivore Capital

Omnivore Capital, which makes early-stage investments in agricultural and food technology companies, has invested $ 1 million in GramCover,  an insurance marketplace for the rural sector.

Fintech startup raises $3 Million from Kalaari Capital and IDG Ventures India

The Singapore based fintech startup, using artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver virtual assistant banking services, has raised $3 million (approx INR 20 Crore) funding from IDG Ventures India and Kalaari Capital. The funding will be utilized for the growth of the startup’s product platform for banking and payments into Asia […]

Aon Hewitt acquires hiring assessment company CoCubes

Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon Plc, has acquired CoCubes, a hiring assessment company based in India focused at entry level. With this transaction, Aon Hewitt adds two million assessments to its existing global portfolio of 20 million assessments spread across 164 countries, according […]

Preloved furniture startup GoZefo raises INR 40 Crore from investors

Refurbished furniture and appliance marketplace GoZefo has raised INR 40 Crore in a funding round that was led by venture fund Sequoia India. The funding will be utilized to tap the value-conscious online customer. GoZefo promises verified photographs and detailed assessments of each piece of furniture and appliance listed on […]

Paytm acquires hyperlocal fashion platform Shopsity

Online payments and ecommerce marketplace Paytm has acquired Delhi-based Shopsity in a bid to strengthen its offline retail network. Shopsity follows an online-to offline model that offers solutions to small retail stores. Through the acquisition, Paytm is looking to create seller-focused services for its offline merchants. The company is in […]

South African media giant Naspers floats VC arm in India

South African media and internet conglomerate Naspers has established a venture capital arm in India with an aim to explore new growth and investment opportunities in the country. Nasper’s India VC arm will explore investing in technology-focused startups in areas like healthcare, education and logistics, besides consumer internet and online […]

Infosys invests in software-defined servers provider TidalScale

Country’s second-largest IT firm Infosys has invested an undisclosed amount in US-based TidalScale. The California-headquartered firm’s solution collates all physical server resources as if it were running on a single large computer to help clients with large computing problems. TidalScale helps companies draw insights from big data faster, more easily […]

World Startup Expo

Inviting the most innovative and disruptive startups, along with executives from some of the top corporations, government agencies, incubators, investors, HNIs, VC funds, banks, students and technology companies across the world, the World Startup expo is a 3-day exhibition, a 2-day conference session, an awards evening and a hackathon.

Startup Open House

Entrepreneurs show the rest of the community a prototype of the product they’ve been working on or a new feature. This is a great opportunity to get to understand what the startups in Mumbai are up to, give feedback, advice and learn what mistakes to avoid. The presentations/ demos will […]

NVIDIA Emerging Companies Summit

NVIDIA, the world leader in AI computing, is holding its first Emerging Companies Summit (ECS) in India, where it will feature 20 startups using GPU technology to drive forward the technology mega-trends of artificial intelligence, virtual reality, autonomous vehicles and robotics. The startups participating in ECS will compete for recognition […]

TiE Global Summit 2016

This Summit, in partnership with the leading agencies of the Government of India, 20+ TiE chapters from India, US, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Dubai, and global venture capital funds will be the largest such conference for entrepreneurs anywhere in the world. Entrepreneurs have to opportunity to network, get mentored, […]

Digital marketing firm Mogae Media acquires video platform Ao1

Digital marketing firm Mogae Media Pvt Ltd has acquired personalized video platform Ao1 from ad-veteran Ashish Dabral, a former chief executive of Dentsu Marcom, in a share-swap deal. As a part of the acquisition, Mogae Media will have full ownership of the video platform and will provide funds for its […]

Health-tech startup Life in Control raises funding from RoundGlass Partners

Curo Healthcare Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs a digital diabetes management programme under the brand Life in Control, has raised funding from US-based venture capital firm RoundGlass Partners. Founded in 2015, The Life in Control app, which is available both in Android and iOS platforms, is designed to connect doctors […]

Online golf community and marketplace Golflan raises $1 Million from Yournest and Africa’s iSon group

Online golf community and marketplace GolfLAN has raised $1 million from existing investors, YourNest Angel Fund and African IT/ITES group, iSON. The funding will be utilized to expand to Africa, and South East Asia through Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam and strengthen position in the Middle East.

Data sciences startup Yottaasys raises angel funding from Gleevoaz Ventures

Bangalore-based data sciences startup, Yottaasys has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Gleevoaz Ventures. The funding will be utilized for the company’s flagship product Decision Sciences Factor (DSF), which helps enterprises execute data sciences tasks and predict outcomes in almost real-time manner.

Mobile payments company ToneTag raises funding from Arun Seth, TV Mohandas Pai, others

Naffa Innovations Pvt Ltd, a mobile payments company that operates as ToneTag has raised an undisclosed sum from a clutch of investors. The funding will be utilized to expand user base and grow the number of merchants that accept cashless transactions. ToneTag enables contactless digital transactions on mobile phones, card […]

Job portal raises $ 2 Million from India Quotient, others

Job portal iimjobs, run by Highorbit Careers Pvt Ltd, has raised $2 million (Rs 13 Crore) in its Series A round of funding led by early-stage investment firm India Quotient.  The funding will be utilized for product, engineering, and increasing sales reach and infrastructure.

Property search aggregator Square Yards raises $12 Million from Reliance Group’s PE arm

Gurgaon-based property search aggregator Square Yards Consulting Pvt Ltd has raised  INR 80 Crore ($12 million) from the private equity arm of billionaire Anil Ambani’s Reliance Group.The funding will be utilized to enhance distribution network across India and overseas and expand operations to more than 25 countries.

Go-Jek acquires app development startup LeftShift

Jakarta-based PT Go-Jek Indonesia, which runs personal transportation and hyper-local shopping app Go-Jek, has acquired Pune-based app development startup LeftShift Technologies Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount.The acquisition is aimed at strengthening and upscaling Go-Jek’s product development, design and engineering platforms to support the unicorn’s burgeoning Indonesia operations.

Test preparation platform OnlineTyari raises $ 3 Million from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Mobile-first test preparation platform, OnlineTyari (OT) has raised INR 20 crore, led by the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF).  The funding will be utilized to expand vernacular offering, widen examination coverage and strengthen technology and analytics engine.

Book Launch

Equity: In – A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Investing in Indian Equity Markets by Anshuman Khanna, Director ANG Group Written in a simple, conversational style the book takes a step by step approach to the investment methodology recommended by the author and also makes use of case studies of actual Indian […]