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01/09/2020

Delhi-based startup TrulyMadly raises INR 8.1 Crore in Pre-series A round

TrulyMadly Matchmakers Pvt Ltd, the parent company of dating app TrulyMadly, has raised a Pre-Series A funding round of Rs 8.1 crore via Angelist, Inflection Point Ventures, and The Chennai Angels. Other participants include angel investors and entrepreneurs from firms such as Unacademy, Haptik, Innov8, Airbnb, and Times Internet.
01/09/2020

Byju’s backers Prosus, Zuckerberg foundation bet on Eruditus

Eruditus Learning Solutions Pte Ltd, which offers executive learning programmes, has raised USD 113 million in its Series D round of funding led by Prosus Ventures, a spin-off from South African investment firm Naspers. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and US-based ed-tech-focussed fund Leeds Illuminate also came on board as new […]
01/09/2020

Venture Catalysts, Beardo founders, others invest in The Healthy Company

The Healthy Company, which provides superfoods and other fitness products, has raised INR 2.55 crore from a clutch of investors including startup incubator and accelerator Venture Catalysts.
01/09/2020

Stride Ventures leads bridge funding for interior design startup HomeLane

Homevista Decor and Furnishings Pvt Ltd, which operates interior design platform HomeLane, has raised INR 60 crore in a bridge funding round. Stride Ventures has led the round with a INR 20 crore debt commitment and remaining INR 40 crore has come via equity funding from existing investors including Accel, […]
31/08/2020

YC-backed B2B startup Bikayi raises USD 2 Million from Mantis Ventures, others

Y Combinator-backed B2B startup Bikayi, which provides free WhatsApp-integrated ecommerce store setup with payment gateways and order tracking, has raised a seed round of USD 2 million from a clutch of international investors, including Mantis ventures, a VC fund promoted by the popular band Chainsmokers.
31/08/2020

Edtech startup Univ.AI raises investment from Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Univ.AI, the Bengaluru-based edtech startup with a focus on teaching artificial intelligence and data science online, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Biocon Executive Chairperson and Founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.
31/08/2020

EV battery startup Grinntech raises USD 2 Million from HNIs

Grinntech, a startup specialising in lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and energy storage systems, has raised USD 2 million from a set of high net-worth individuals (HNIs) and senior people from the automotive industry.
31/08/2020

Construction services platform Brick & Bolt raises funding from Germany’s Foundamental

Pluckwalk Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates construction services platform Brick & Bolt, has raised INR 16.5 crore funding from Germany-based Foundamental GmbH.
31/08/2020

Fashion retail solutions firm 6Degree raises funds from global investor network

Fashion retail management platform 6Degree has raised INR 2.5 crore from international early-stage investment network Keiretsu Forum.
31/08/2020

Wellness startup Sarva raises funding from Cutting Edge Group

Yoga and mindfulness-focussed startup Sarva has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from international music provider Cutting Edge Group.
28/08/2020

Edtech firm WhizKidz Media raises seed round from Lead Angels

WhizKidz Media, which operates kids focused learning platform OckyPocky, has raised fresh capital in an extended seed funding round from new investor Lead Angels. Additionally, returning investors in the company, ah! Ventures and SucSEED Venture Partners, will join the seed funding round with follow-on investments.
28/08/2020

Former KPMG India CEO Richard Rekhy backs expert network platform SpeakIn

Powered by the world’s largest network of verified experts, SpeakIn, has raised its latest round of funding of an undisclosed amount from Richard Rekhy former CEO of KPMG India.
28/08/2020

IAN Fund, venture philanthropy firm lead pre-Series A funding for Phool.co

Phool.co, which uses floral waste to make patented organic fertiliser and incense sticks, has raised USD 1.4 million in a pre-Series A funding round led by Indian Angel Network’s IAN Fund and existing investor Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation.
28/08/2020

Avail Finance raises about INR 87 crore in Series B round led by Falcon Edge

Fintech lending startup Avail Finance has raised about INR 87 crore in a Series B funding round, led by US-based Falcon Edge Capital, with participation from existing investor Matrix Partners.
28/08/2020

Fantasy-gaming platform Fanspole nets funding cheque from Better Capital

Fantasy-gaming platform Fanspole Online Solutions Pvt. Ltd has raised a pre-seed funding round led by early-stage venture capital firm Better Capital.
27/08/2020

Former Warburg Pincus executives raise USD 4.3 million to launch ‘TrueFan’

Former Warburg Pincus executives have raised USD 4.3 million to launch a celebrity fan engagement platform, TrueFan. The first round of funding was led by Ronnie Screwvala, Mayfield India, and Saama Capital.
27/08/2020

Chiratae Ventures makes seed investment in tech-driven startup KBCols Sciences

Chiratae Ventures, has made a seed investment in KBCols, a bioprocess tech startup. Chiratae made the investment through its Deeptech Innovators Program and other investors who participated in this round include Axilor Ventures and Derbi Foundation.
27/08/2020

Gamezop raises INR 32 Crore in Series A round led by BITKRAFT Ventures

Delhi-based Gamezop, a multi-game platform has raised Series A funding of INR 32 crores from BITKRAFT Ventures, Velo Partners, and FJ Labs.
27/08/2020

Billionaire Yuri Milner-led DST Global invests INR 909 crore in Byju’s

Think & Learn, which runs online learning platform Byju’s, has raised INR 909 crore from DST Global, the investment firm headed by Russian-Israeli billionaire Yuri Milner.
27/08/2020

Gaming platform RummyBaazi.com pulls in seed funding

Rummy-focussed gaming platform RummyBaazi.com, operated by Baazi Games, has raised USD 2 million in seed funding from early-stage venture capital fund Udtara Ventures.
27/08/2020

Dialysis-focussed The Renal Project raises funding from global angels

The Renal Project, which operates a Mumbai-based chain of dialysis-focussed micro centres, has raised INR 2.2 crore as part of its pre-Series A funding from a clutch of international angel investors.
26/08/2020

AxisRooms, RepUp merge with Hotelogix to create full stack solution for hospitality sector

Bengaluru based AxisRooms and Gurugram based Piquor Technologies, which provide technology solutions for the hospitality sector, have entered into a transaction to merge with Accel backed hotel property management software provider Hotelogix to create a full-stack solution for hotels. The deal is a no-cash stock swap acquisition.
26/08/2020

Last-mile logistics firm Exprs bags INR 4.5 crore in seed funding

Last-mile logistics firm Exprs has raised INR 4.5 crore in seed funding, led by angel investors Sweta Rau and Sandeep Kapoor.
26/08/2020

Verloop.io raises USD 5Million in Series A round

Verloop.io, Bengaluru-based tech startup with focus on customer support automation, has raised USD 5 million as part of its Series A funding round led by Alpha Wave Incubation. This round also saw participation from existing investors IDFC Parampara and Infosys Co-founder S Gopalakrishnan.
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