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Early investors in Swiggy take home USD 222 million in partial exits

Many early investors in Swiggy have earned high returns on their investments in the online food delivery startup by selling their shares to other investors

Kalaari leads USD 2 million Series-A round in Wysh

Celebrity engagement and wishing platform Wysh has announced raising USD 2 million in Series-A funding led by Kalaari Capital

Edtech Startup Toddle Gets Seed Funding From Matrix Partners, Others

Bengaluru-based edtech startup Toddle has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round led by Matrix Partners India

EV Solutions Startup Numocity Raises Funds From Ideaspring Capital And Others

SaaS-based early-stage tech startup Numocity Technologies has raised an undisclosed amount from Ideaspring Capital, Rebright Partners and ABB Technology Ventures (ATV).

Agritech Ninjacart Bags USD 10 Millionn From Flipkart, GEC3 For Expansion

Bangalore-based online grocery delivery platform and agritech Ninjacart has raised USD 10 Million in Series C funding round led by homegrown ecommerce giant Flipkart India and Singapore-based GEC3.

DSG Consumer Partners backs dietary supplement startup Power Gummies

Aesthetic Nutrition, which sells chewable dietary supplements under the brand Power Gummies has raised funding in a pre-Series A round led by consumer-focused venture capital firm DSG Consumer Partners

Omnivore, Insitor back B2B food commodity marketplace TechnifyBiz

Business-to-business food commodity marketplace TechnifyBiz has raised INR 14 crore in its seed round of funding from agritech-focused venture capital investor Omnivore and social venture capital fund Insitor Impact Asia Fund

Sequoia Surge Startup Klub Raises USD 2 Million Pre-Seed Funding

Singapore-headquartered fintech startup Klub has raised USD 2 Million in pre-seed round led by Sequoia Surge.

HRtech Startup Zimyo Gets Backing From Yatra Angel Network For Global Expansion

Gurugram-based HRtech startup Zimyo has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Yatra Angel Network (YAN) and other angel investors

Ankur Capital makes first close of new fund at INR 240 crore

Early-stage VC firm Ankur Capital has made the first close of its second fund at INR 240 crore, with the investor bringing on board British development finance institution CDC as an anchor investor in its latest vehicle

Logistics Startup Pando Raises USD 9 Million From Chiratae, Next47, Others

Bengaluru-based logistics and supply chain startup Pando has raised USD 9 Million in funding led by Chiratae Ventures alongside existing investor Nexus Venture Partners

NeoBank Epifi Bags around USD 13 Million In Seed Round At $50 Mn Valuation

Bengaluru-based neobank Epifi has raised around USD 13 Million in a seed funding round led by venture capital firms like Sequoia Capital, Ribbit Capital and Hillhouse Capital

HaikuJAM Looks To Innovate Search Tool With Lightbox’s Funding

Mumbai-based venture capital firm Lightbox has led a INR 24 Crore funding round in social writing game HaikuJAM that allows people to make friends while writing together

Sprout Ventures, LetsVenture Invests in Ayurvedic Brand Aadar

Mumbai-based Ayurveda wellness and lifestyle consumer brand Aadar has raised an undisclosed seed funding in a round led by Sprout Venture Partners and few angel investors from LetsVenture.

Elara Technologies Raises USD 70 Mn From Existing Investors To Accelerate Growth

Singapore-based real estate tech and advisory company Elara Technologies, which owns Housing, PropTiger and Makaan, has raised USD 70 Million from its existing investors NewsCorp and REA Group

FabAlley, Indya Owner High Street Essentials Raises INR 8 Crore

New Delhi-based fashion house High Street Essentials, the parent company of women’s exclusive brands FabAlley and Indya, has raised INR 8 Crore in venture debt from Trifecta Capital in the second round of debt infusion.

Ripplr Bags Seed Funding To Strengthen Tech Stack And Infrastructure

Logistics and distribution startup Ripplr has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed round led by 3one4 Capital and Sprout Venture Partners

Sachin Bansal Acquires DHFL General Insurance For INR 100 Crore

Flipkart cofounder and former CEO Sachin Bansal has acquired Mumbai-based insurance company DHFL General Insurance from Kapil Wadhawan-led financial services group Wadhawan Group Capital (WGC) for INR 100 Crore

Ant Financial delivers USD 150 million to Zomato at USD 3 billion valuation

Food delivery company Zomato Media has raised USD 150 million from existing investor Ant Financial, the payments affiliate of Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd

IP Ventures invests in digital payments platform Escrowffrr

Trustmore Technologies, which operates escrow-focussed digital payments platform Escrowffrr, has raised USD 150,000 from Inflection Point Ventures, a community of chief financial officers and senior professionals.

Byju’s secures USD 200m from Tiger at USD 8 billion valuation

New York-based Tiger Global Management has invested USD 200 million in education app Byju’s, valuing the Bengaluru-headquartered company at about USD 8 billion

Venture Catalysts invests in corporate venturing platform IncubateHub

FHS Accelerator, which operates innovation and corporate venturing platform IncubateHub, has raised funding from incubator and accelerator Venture Catalysts

Omidyar backs Axio Biosolutions in extended Series B round

Axio Biosolutions, a medical-technology firm that makes biopolymer-based products for wound care, has raised INR 36 crore in an extended Series B round led by Omidyar Network India.

Mamaearth Raises INR 130 Crore From Sequoia India To Accelerate Growth

Gurugram-based baby and mother care products startup Mamaearth has raised INR 130 Crore funding from Sequoia India.