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10/08/2023

Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan Invests In D2C Brand Pluckk

D2C fruits and vegetables brand Pluckk, the startup claims to offer over 400 products across 15+ categories including essentials, exotics, hydroponics, and cuts, mixes, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan. Besides, the startup has also onboarded the actor as its brand ambassador.
10/08/2023

Gaming startup MetaShot raises USD 400 K in pre-seed round

Bengaluru-based gaming startup MetaShot, platform offers users an immersive cricket experience from the comfort of their living rooms, has raised USD 400 K in a pre-seed round led by Inflection Point Ventures. The round also saw participation from an early-stage gaming focussed fund and prominent angels including founders of Dineout […]
10/08/2023

Krafton earmarks USD 150 Million more to invest in Indian gaming startups

South Korean gaming company Krafton, Inc., which has invested in Indian entertainment and gaming startups like Kuku FM, Nodwin Gaming, One Impression, Loco, and Nautilus Mobile, has earmarked an additional USD 150 Million to invest in Indian companies over the next two to three years. Krafton invests in sectors, including […]
09/08/2023

Debt collection-focused software-as-a-service startup Credgenics has raised Series B funding of USD 50 Million led by existing investors Westbridge Capital, Accel and Tanglin Ventures

Debt collection-focused software-as-a-service startup Credgenics, helps banks and NBFCs streamline their collection processes and reduce their non-performing assets by using technology to reduce manpower used for legal and collection processes, has raised Series B funding of USD 50 Million led by existing investors Westbridge Capital, Accel and Tanglin Ventures, along […]
09/08/2023

Ayurveda-focused wellness brand Dr Mantra has raised a bridge round of INR 1.65 Cr led by 100X.VC

Ayurveda-focused wellness brand Dr Mantra, an ayurveda-based brand that develops products and solutions to tackle various health concerns, particularly kidney Stones, has raised a bridge round of INR 1.65 Cr led by 100X.VC, with participation from angel investors Deep Bajaj and Mohit Bajaj (Sirona).
09/08/2023

Artificial intelligence (AI)-based fitness platform All Is Well has secured INR 2.07 Cr in a funding round from a host of investors including Bharat Founders Fund and angel investors

Artificial intelligence (AI)-based fitness platform All Is Well, offers AI-driven insights and access to personalised physical, nutrition and mental training techniques that have been used by noted athletes, has secured INR 2.07 Cr in a funding round from a host of investors including Bharat Founders Fund and angel investors like […]
09/08/2023

Digital wellness brand What’s Up Wellness has raised USD 1.7 Million in a seed funding round led by Unilever Ventures

Digital wellness brand What’s Up Wellness, offers various types of gummy supplements, has raised USD 1.7 Million in a seed funding round led by Unilever Ventures, the venture capital arm of FMCG major Unilever. The round also saw participation from What’s Up Wellness’ existing angel investors.
08/08/2023

Fitspire has secured an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series A funding round led by the founders of VC firm LC Nueva and singer Sukhbir Singh

StarCap Wellness Pvt. Ltd. which runs vegan personal care products brand Fitspire, has secured an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series A funding round led by the founders of VC firm LC Nueva and singer Sukhbir Singh. The round also saw participation from the family office of Jaipurias along with angel […]
08/08/2023

Ayurveda-based babycare brand BabyOrgano has raised INR 1.24 Cr in pre-seed funding round from early-stage VC fund DevX Venture Fund

Ayurveda-based babycare brand BabyOrgano, a direct-to-consumer (D2C) babycare brand that uses Ayurveda to create natural and safer products for kids, has raised INR 1.24 Cr in pre-seed funding round from early-stage VC fund DevX Venture Fund.
08/08/2023

Go Zero has secured USD 1 Million in a pre-Series A funding round from a host of investors including DSG Consumer Partners, Saama, and V3 Ventures

Go Zero, an ice cream brand that offers health-conscious consumers ice creams and other products, has secured USD 1 Million in a pre-Series A funding round from a host of investors including DSG Consumer Partners, Saama, and V3 Ventures, along with angel investors Shantanu Deshpande (Bombay Shaving Company), Nikhil Vora […]
08/08/2023

Business-to-business (B2B) manufacturing logistics platform Bidso has secured USD 1.5 Million in a funding round led by PeerCapital

Business-to-business (B2B) manufacturing logistics platform Bidso, offers a full-stack solution for brand sourcing, from product discovery to supplier discovery to value discovery and fulfillment, has secured USD 1.5 Million in a funding round led by PeerCapital. The round also saw participation from DeVC and angel investors like Mohit Sadaani (The […]
08/08/2023

Stable Money has raised USD 5 Million in a seed funding round co-led by Matrix Partners India and Lightspeed.

Stable Money, a fintech platform that aims to provide users with reliable fixed-income investment opportunities, has raised USD 5 Million in a seed funding round co-led by Matrix Partners India and Lightspeed. The round also saw participation from Titan Capital, Mar Shot Ventures and angel investors including Kunal Bahl and […]
08/08/2023

Lumikai Backer MIXI Sets Up USD 50 Million India-Focussed Corporate VC Arm

Japanese mobile entertainment company MIXI Global Investments Inc., which is a limited partner in gaming-focused venture capital firm Lumikai, has set up an India-focused corporate venture capital firm. The VC firm will invest USD 50 Million in early-stage entertainment and consumer services startups in the country.
08/08/2023

Bengaluru-based Qoruz has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round from a host of investors including Dexter Angels and angel investors

Bengaluru-based Qoruz, an influencer marketing platform that acts as a search engine for content creators and claims to work with 600 brands monthly, has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round from a host of investors including Dexter Angels and angel investors like IIM Indore and Ideotic Media, […]
07/08/2023

Enterprise Skilling Platform Disprz Bags USD 30 Million To Jump On The Gen AI Bandwagon

Disprz, a corporate learning and skilling platform, has raised USD 30 Million in its Series C funding round led by Lumos Capital. 360 ONE Asset (IIFL Wealth) and existing investors Kae Capital, KOIS and Dallas Venture Capital also participated. Founded in 2015 by Subramanian Viswanathan and Kuljit Chadha, Chennai-based Disprz […]
07/08/2023

Expertrons raises fresh funds

AI videobot edtech startup Expertrons has raised a strategic round of funding from Shine.com’s parent company Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd (HMVL). Founded in 2019 by Jatin Solanki and Vivek Gupta, Expertrons connects users with over 7,500 Experts from renowned companies like Amazon, Accenture, TCS, and Kotak Mahindra. Through videobot, these […]
04/08/2023

Legaltech startup RTIwala raises maiden VC funding

RTIwala, a Seoni Malwa-based legaltech startup, helps individuals and organizations in getting valuable information and records from governments in a simple, fast and affordable manner, has raised INR 25 lakh from PontaqVC. The transaction was facilitated by NGIS-STPI, Bhopal.
04/08/2023

Elev8 Marks First Close Of Maiden Fund At USD 67 Million

Bangalore-based growth stage investor Elev8 Venture Partners has marked the first close of its maiden investment vehicle, Elev8-Capital Fund 1, at USD 67 Million. The sector-agnostic fund looks to invest the corpus in 12 to 14 companies within a valuation range of USD 100 Million to USD 500 Million. It […]
04/08/2023

Business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for chicken and seafood has raised INR 70 lakhs, from EvolveX Accelerator, a startup accelerator from We Founder Circle (WFC) and angel investors.

Business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for chicken and seafood, UcliQ, a digital platform that connects buyers and sellers, including hotels, restaurants, cafes, manufacturers, wholesalers, brands, and other businesse, has raised INR 70 lakhs, from EvolveX Accelerator, a startup accelerator from We Founder Circle (WFC) and angel investors.
04/08/2023

Furniture brand Wallter Systems has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round led by angel investment platform Inflection Point Ventures.

Furniture brand Wallter Systems, a furniture brand that focuses on creating furniture that can help customers save space, has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round led by angel investment platform Inflection Point Ventures.
03/08/2023

EvolveX Accelerator leads angel round in UcliQ

UcliQ, business-to-business marketplace for chicken and seafood, has secured USD 85 K in an angel round led by EvolveX Accelerator in its second cohort. The funding round also witnessed the participation of HESA founder Vamsi Udayagiri.
03/08/2023

Pi Ventures Exceeds Target For Second Fund, Raises USD 85 Million

Early-stage venture capital fund pi Ventures, marked the final close of its second fund with a total commitment of USD 85 Million, closing above its base target of USD 68 Million. The second vehicle will invest in startups focused on disruptive AI and other forms of deeptech across sectors including, […]
02/08/2023

Cricketer Ajinkya Rahane Backs Dairy Alternatives Startup OATEY

Dairy alternatives startup OATEY, sells plant-based dairy alternatives such as oat milk, millet milk and chocolate oat milk through online channels, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane. As part of the strategic partnership, Rahane has also been roped in as the brand ambassador of […]
02/08/2023

Unstop raises USD 5 Million in maiden round led by Mynavi

Unstop, a community engagement and hiring platform for students and graduates, has raised USD 5 Million in its maiden funding round led by Mynavi, a Japan-based HRtech firm. The round also saw participation from Coursera, Venture Catalysts, 9Unicorns, and Pankaj Bansal, through his fund Caret Capital.
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