Kerala-based Kalyan Jewellers is acquiring online jewellery firm Candere to augment its presence in the e-commerce segment. Candere was set up in 2013 and sells jewellery online in India, the US and the UK and has a portfolio of over 4,000 designs, including a strong offering in the diamond segment.
Howdy Ventures Pvt Ltd has raised funding from S Xavier Britto, the Chairman of Kerry Indev Logistics.The Chennai-based company which combines events and groups features under one platform, has diluted 50 per cent stake in the process.
Bangalore-based ZipGo Technologies Pvt Ltd, the operator of an eponymous bus pooling app, has raised a Series A round of funding from new and existing investors.
Computer software startup iSos Inc has raised $5 million (INR 32 crore) from Portland, US-based entrepreneur Nitin Khanna. iSos, based in Mohali, Punjab and California, provides integrated smart office solutions.
On-demand delivery company, Scootsy incubated by Mumbai-based Ant Farm has raised about INR 23 crore in a bridge round from Agnus Capital, the family office of promoters of pharmaceutical company, Stride Group, and private investment firm Khattar Holdings of Singapore. Food delivery currently constitutes 60% of its business while it also delivers gifts, flowers and services.