11/10/2019

InnovationQore launches in India with INR 50 crore funding start

A newly set up equity fund InnovationQore has launched a pan-India programme Turbostart to invest in early-stage startups.
11/10/2019

Social commerce firm DealShare raises funding from Matrix Partners, Falcon Edge

DealShare a social commerce startup that focusses on the grocery segment has raised USD 11 million in a seed and Series A funding round co-led by the US-based venture capital firms Matrix Partners and Falcon Edge.
11/10/2019

Policybazaar backer Inventus raises USD 52 Million for third venture capital fund

Inventus Capital Partners has hit the final close on its third venture capital firm as the India-focussed early-stage investment firm gears up to expand its bets on local startups
11/10/2019

Rural e-commerce startup Boonbox raises fresh capital from early-stage VC firms

Rural e-commerce firm Inthree Access Services Pvt Ltd which operates omni-channel platform Boonbox has raised fresh capital from clutch of VC firms
11/10/2019

Sixth Sense Ventures, Zomato’s Pankaj Chaddah bet on tea e-tailer Vahdam

Venture capital firm Sixth Sense Ventures has led a Series C funding round in Delhi-based online retailer Vahdam Teas Pvt Ltd.
10/10/2019

Roots Ventures invests around UDS 2 million in luxury brands firm Smytten

Premium and luxury brands startup Smytten has raised around USD 2 million in a new funding round from Roots Ventures
10/10/2019

Location Intelligence Startup GeoIQ Raises Funds From IP Ventures

Bengaluru-based location intelligence startup GeoIQ raised an undisclosed amount of funding from IP Ventures. The company is expected to utilise the fund to expand its tech team, improve product development and focus on marketing
10/10/2019

Car Cleaning, Repair CleanseCar Raises USD 2 Million From Haldiram’s, Dhianu Das, Others

Daily car cleaning and repair service CleanseCar, has announced a funding of USD 2 Millon in Pre Series A round from 10 investors, including Haldiram’s Family Office, Apoorv Ranjan Sharma, founder, Venture Catalysts and Rahul Bothra, CFO, Swiggy
10/10/2019

Neo Bank Juno Raises USD 3 Million Seed Funding From Sequoia, Polychain

Neo bank Juno has raised USD 3 Million in a seed funding round led by Polychain Capital and Sequoia Capital India’s accelerator programme Surge. Other investors in the round included Dragonfly Capital, Consensys Labs, Astarc Ventures and Singapore Angel Network
10/10/2019

Winter wear brand Kosha secures seed funding

Kosha, a specialized winter wear brand, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from a clutch of individual and financial investors including Tres Monos Capital and Narendra Hiranandani, founder of Enhira Software
10/10/2019

Fintech firm BASIX Sub-K raises Series C funding from Danish investor

BASIX Sub-K iTransactions, a financial technology company, has raised INR 75 crore in its Series C funding round from Denmark-based asset management firm Maj Invest
10/10/2019

Lightbox, Dabur’s Burmans go bling with Series C bet on e-jeweller Melorra

August Jewellery, which operates fine jewellery brand and e-tailer Melorra, has raised USD 12 million in a Series C funding round from investors including existing backer Lightbox Ventures India
09/10/2019

Hevo Data gets USD 4 million in seed funding

Unified data platform for mid-size enterprises, Hevo Data, has raised USD 4 million in seed funding led by Sequoia Capital’s Surge and Chiratae Ventures as it looks to grow its base of customers in the US and other Western markets
09/10/2019

NeuroLeap raises funds for expansion

Applied neuroscience startup NeuroLeap has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Rajashree Birla, chairperson, Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives & Rural Development, and Sminu Jindal, MD, Jindal SAW. The company uses brain computer interface (BCI) technology to offer bespoke neural assessment and therapy for mental health conditions
09/10/2019

Info Edge backs SaaS-based payroll management startup Greytip

Greytip Software, which provides cloud-based human resources and payroll management software to small and medium businesses, has raised around INR 35 crore in its Series C round of funding from Info Edge
09/10/2019

Malaysia’s Petronas sets up USD 350 million venture capital fund

Malaysia’s state energy firm Petronas said on Friday it had set up a USD 350 million venture capital arm for industrial and energy investments. The newly launched Petronas Corporate Venture Capital will look to invest in startups in advanced materials, specialty chemicals as well as those involved in the future […]
07/10/2019

NBFC Kogta gets INR 300 crore in Series C

Creador and Morgan Stanley Private Equity have led a INR 300 crore funding round in non-banking financial company Kogta Financial, in an indication that risk capital is once again looking to back the country’s shadow banking sector
07/10/2019

Food outlet company Lite Bite to raise INR 500 crore through PEs

Lite Bite Foods, which has over 100 outlets across the country and concession rights for six airports, plans to raise INR 500 crore from private equity players. The company will divest a small stake
07/10/2019

Sachin Bansal Looks To Invest In INR 100 Crore Funding Round In U Gro Capital

Mumbai-headquartered lendingtech firm U Gro Capital is raising INR 100 Crore from Flipkart cofounder Sachin Bansal and the Poonawala family
07/10/2019

Y Combinator-Backed Vahan.ai Raises Funds From Khosla Ventures, Others

Bengaluru-based jobs marketplace Vahan ai has raised an undisclosed amount of fresh funding from Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund and Pioneer Fund
04/10/2019

Dunzo gets USD 45 million to fight Swiggy, Amazon

On-demand task management startup Dunzo has closed a USD 45-million financing round with three new investors joining the latest funding venture capital firm Lightbox, South Korea’s STIC Ventures, and US-based 3L Capital
04/10/2019

FinBox Raises Pre-Series A Round Led By Arali Ventures

Bengaluru-based fintech startup FinBox has raised an undisclosed amount in Pre-Series A funding round led by Arali Ventures
04/10/2019

Paytm First Games Raises USD 20 Million From AGTech, One97

Four months after rebranding its gaming platform Gamepind as ‘Paytm First Games’ homegrown fintech company Paytm has raised an additional USD 20 Million for the platform and the investors include Alibaba’s AGTech and Paytm’s parent company One97 Communications
04/10/2019

Bengaluru Startup Fyle Raises around USD 5 Million From Steadview Capital

Bengaluru-based expense management startup Fyle has raised around USD 5 Million from US-based hedge fund Steadview Capital
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