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17/06/2021

Talent management startup Sense raises USD 16 Million Series C round led by Avataar Ventures

San-Francisco based talent management startup Sense has raised Series C funding of USD 16 million led by Avataar Ventures. The round also saw participation from existing investors Accel Partners and Google Ventures.
17/06/2021

Venturi Partners Fund I reaches first close of USD 100 Million

Venturi Partners, the Singapore-based fund manager that focuses on the consumer space in India and South East Asia, has made its first close of USD 100 million. Venturi Partners will focus on investments across the consumer space in FMCG, education, and healthcare services and has an ultimate target of USD […]
17/06/2021

Insurtech startup Vital raises USD 3 Million in pre-Series A round led by BLinC Invest

Vital, a next-generation insurtech platform offering tailor-made, comprehensive and pocket-friendly health plans, has raised USD 3 million in a pre-Series A round led by venture capital company BLinC Invest. Venture Catalyst, Survam Partners, and several other angel investors also participated in the round.
17/06/2021

Edtech startup ApplyBoard raises USD 300 Million at a valuation of USD 3.2 Billion

Study Abroad EdTech ApplyBoard, has raised USD 300 Million in Series D funding round, raising its valuation to USD 3.2 Billon. The funding round was led by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board via its Teachers Innovation Platform (TIP). The company’s existing investors such as Fidelity Management and Research Company, LLC, […]
17/06/2021

D2C startup WaterScience raises undisclosed sum from Velocity

WaterScience which manufactures filters that purify water for non-drinking use cases, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Velocity.in, a revenue-based financier.
17/06/2021

NV Capital launches maiden media and entertainment credit fund

NV Capital has launched its maiden media and entertainment credit fund to raise up to INR 500 crore. The objective of the fund was to invest in content creators, OTT platforms, gaming, and entertainment startups.
16/06/2021

D2C Personal Care Startup Pilgrim Raises INR 13 Crore Led By Fireside Ventures

Bengaluru-based direct-to-consumer startup Pilgrim which manufactures its own range of personal care products, has raised INR 13 crore in a Series A funding round led by Fireside Ventures, Rukum Capital along with participation from the founding teams of Boat, NoBroker, and the founder-CEO of Bewakoof.com.
16/06/2021

Men’s innerwear brand XYXX raises INR 30 Crore in Series A round led by Sauce.VC

XYXX, a millennial-friendly brand in the men’s innerwear and comfort-wear space, has raised INR 30 crore in its Series A round of funding from DSG Consumer Partners and Synergy Capital Partners. Existing investor Sauce.VC led this round.
16/06/2021

Apna Raises USD 70 Million in Series B Funding led by Insight Partners and Tiger Global at USD 570 Million valuation

Apna, is helping millions of such blue and gray-collar workers upskill themselves, find communities, and land jobs, has raised Series B funding of USD 70 million led by Insight Partners and Tiger Global, at a valuation of USD 570 million. Existing investors Sequoia Capital India, Lightspeed India, Greenoaks Capital, and […]
16/06/2021

Fampay raises USD 38 Million in Series A round led by Elevation Capital, Sequoia Capital India

Teen-focused fintech startup FamPay, has raised USD 38 million in a Series A funding round, led by Elevation Capital and existing investor Sequoia Capital India. Other investors such as Y Combinator, Venture Highway, Global Founders Capital, as well as new investors including General Catalyst, Rocketship VC, and Greenoaks Capital also […]
16/06/2021

Flexmoney raises USD 4.8 Million in Series A round from Pravega Ventures, others

Flexmoney, a Mumbai-based full-lifecycle digital credit network platform for lenders and merchants, has raised USD 4.8 million in its Series A funding led by Pravega Ventures and also saw participation from Silicon Valley-based Z5 Capital and HNIs.
16/06/2021

Delhi startup Wherehouse.io raises seed round led by Better Capital

Cloud-based on-demand warehousing solution startup Wherehouse.io, has raised an undisclosed seed capital led by Better Capital. Key investors including Java Capital, Titan Capital, First Cheque, and Upsparks, also participated in the round.
15/06/2021

Convosight raises USD 9 million in funding from Qualgro, others

Convosight, a community monetisation platform, has raised USD 9 million in a Series A funding round led by Singapore-based venture firm Qualgro. Unilever Ventures, along with existing backers. IvyCap Ventures and Sequoia Capital India’s Surge also participated in the capital raising.
15/06/2021

Junio raises additional INR 5 Crore in seed round

Junio, a kids-focused digital pocket money startup, has raised an additional INR 5 crore in funding from Venture Catalysts, HNI investors, and Family Offices led by the Rajiv Dadlani Group. With his round, the fintech startup has raised a total of Rs 15 crore in its seed round.
15/06/2021

Blockchain startup Instadapp raises USD 10 Million led by Standard Crypto

Hyderabad-based blockchain startup Instadapp, raised USD 10 million in a new funding round led by Standard Crypto, along with Yearn Founder Andre Cronje, DeFi Alliance, and Longhash Ventures.
15/06/2021

Nutraceutical startup Power Gummies raises USD 1 Million led by 9Unicorns

Nutraceutical startup Power Gummies, has raised its second bridge round funding of approximately USD 1 million at an undisclosed valuation led by 9Unicorns, with participation from DSG and Pivot Ventures.
15/06/2021

B2B marketplace Jumbotail raises INR 35 Crore in Debt from Alteria Capital

Jumbotail, a Bengaluru-based new retail platform and B2B marketplace for food and grocery products, has raised INR 35 crore venture debt round from Alteria Capital.
15/06/2021

FMCG distribution platform Dropshop raises INR 9.3 Crore in pre-Series A led by Inflection Point Ventures

Bengaluru-based one-stop distribution platform for FMCG brands Dropshop, has raised INR 9.3 crore in a pre-Series A round led by Inflection Point Ventures. Existing investors Axilor Ventures and The Chennai Angels also participated in the round.
15/06/2021

SimpliContract raises USD 1.8 Million in seed round led by Kalaari Capital

Bengaluru-based SimpliContract, an AI and SaaS-based contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform, has raised USD 1.8 million in a seed funding round led by Kalaari Capital with participation from Picus Capital, Arka Venture Labs, and Digital Sparrow Capital.
14/06/2021

Byju’s becomes India’s most valued startup after USD 340 million funding

Education technology company Byju’s, has raised close to USD 340 million from investors such as the UBS Group, Zoom founder Eric Yuan, Blackstone, Abu Dhabi sovereign fund ADQ and Phoenix Rising–Beacon Holdings. The startup was valued at around USD 16.5 billion post-investment.
14/06/2021

DeFi startup Instadapp raises USD 10 million in funding

Decentralised finance (DeFi) startup Instadapp has raised $10 million in funding from venture capital firm Standard Crypto, and strategic partners, including Yearn founder Andre Cronje, DeFi Alliance, Longhash Ventures, among others.
14/06/2021

Fintech startup Chqbook raises USD 1 Million from InnoVen Capital to increase its loan book

Chqbook is a fintech startup that allows customers to explore, compare, book and get personal finance products, has raised USD 1 million from InnoVen Capital. The company intends to use the funds raised to increase its loan book.
11/06/2021

Hygiene and wellness brand Pee Safe raised INR 25 Crore in Pre-Series B round

Hygiene and wellness brand Pee Safe, has raised INR 25 crore in a Pre-Series B round, led by entrepreneur and investor Shaival Desai and existing investor Alkemi Growth Capital.
11/06/2021

B2B buyer intelligence startup Slintel raises USD 20 Million in Series A round led by GGV Capital

B2B buyer intelligence startup Slintel has raised USD 20 million in Series A funding led by GGV Capital. The round also saw participation from existing investors Accel, Sequoia Capital India, and Stellaris Venture Partners.
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