24/07/2019

Zeta worth USD 300 million after funds from Sodexo

Zeta, a startup that offers meal and other corporate benefits to employees, has raised its first external funding round from French employee benefits giant Sodexo at a valuation of USD 300 million.
24/07/2019

Sachin Bansal invests INR 25 crore in Chaitanya India Finance

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal invested INR 25 crore in Chaitanya India Finance, a micro-finance company run by Chaitanya Rural Intermediation Developments Services.
24/07/2019

Bhavin Turakhia’s fintech venture Zeta bags funding at USD 300 million valuation

Fintech startup Zeta, which is promoted by techpreneur Bhavin Turakhia and offers digital employee solutions has raised funding from Sodexo Benefits and Rewards (BRS) at a valuation of USD 300 million.
24/07/2019

Cellestial E-Mobility raises angel funding to roll out electric tractor

Hyderabad-based electric vehicle startup Cellestial E-Mobility Pvt Ltd has raised USD 200,000 in an angel funding round.
24/07/2019

Venture Catalysts backs test-prep platform Pariksha

Pariksha, which helps aspirants prepare for government exams in their regional languages, has raised INR 4 crore as part of its ongoing pre-Series A round from incubator and accelerator Venture Catalysts.
23/07/2019

TPG leads USD 50 million round in Five Star Business Finance

Non-banking finance company Five Star Business Finance has raised USD 50 million in a new funding round led by private equity major TPG Capital, valuing the Chennai-based lender at USD 950 million.
23/07/2019

Visa, Japan’s Recruit join B2B payments firm PayMate’s Series D funding round

PayMate India Pvt Ltd, a business-to-business (B2B) digital payments firm, has raised an undisclosed sum of money in its Series D funding round from Recruit Strategic Partners, the VC arm of Japan’s Recruit Co Ltd and the US-based financial firm Visa.
23/07/2019

Japan’s Mitsui & Co backs last-mile electric mobility startup SmartE

Electric mobility service provider SmartE has raised around INR 100 crore from Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co as part of its Series B round of funding.
23/07/2019

Kalaari, Hike lead USD 5 mn Series A bet on vernacular gaming platform WinZO

WinZO, a vernacular gaming platform, has raised USD 5 million in its Series A funding round led by an early-stage VC firm Kalaari Capital and messaging platform Hike.
23/07/2019

SoftBank’s VC arm raises USD 270 million for early-stage investments

SoftBank Group Corp unit focusing on early-stage investments has raised a 317 billion fund will invest in early-stage startups globally with a focus on Asia.
23/07/2019

TVS Motor leads Series A funding round in US analytics startup Scienaptic

TVS Motor Company Ltd is investing USD 7 million in New York City-headquartered big data analytics startup Scienaptic Systems Inc.
19/07/2019

Ratan Tata-backed Teabox gets funding from Dubai’s NB Ventures

Speciality tea e-tailer Teabox,com, operated by Singapore-based AsianTeaxpress Pte Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount from Dubai-based NB Ventures, the family office of Neelesh Bhatnagar.
19/07/2019

Venture Catalysts backs investment platform Vested

Incubation and accelerator platform Venture Catalysts has invested an undisclosed sum of money in Vested, an investment platform enabling Indian investors to invest in the US stock market.
19/07/2019

Accel leads USD 3 million funding round in business travel startup Travelstop

Singapore-based business travel startup Travelstop has raised USD 3 million in a pre-Series A round of funding led by venture capital firm Accel.
18/07/2019

Ebix to buy Yatra online in all-stock deal for USD 239 million

US software services firm Ebix has agreed to acquire Yatra Online for USD 239 million in an allstock deal.
18/07/2019

Commodity procurement startup Procol raises USD 1 million from Blume Ventures, Rainmatter Capital

Commodity procurement platform Procol Tech Pvt Ltd has raised USD 1 million in a seed funding round led by VC firm Blume Ventures and Rainmatter Capital, an initiative by financial firm Zerodha.
18/07/2019

Icertis enters unicorn club with USD115-million cheque from PremjiInvest, others

Enterprise contract lifecycle management company Icertis Inc has raised USD 115 million in a Series E round of funding that propelled it into the club of technology unicorns with a valuation of at least USD 1 billion.
18/07/2019

Angel investor Sanjay Mehta floats venture capital firm

Sanjay Mehta, an entrepreneur-turned-angel investor, has floated a venture capital firm to invest in early-stage startups in India across sectors.
18/07/2019

Dutch development bank FMO plans debt investment in Aye Finance

FMO, the Netherlands’ development finance company, plans to make a debt investment of INR 125 crore in Indian non-banking financial company Aye Finance Pvt Ltd.
17/07/2019

Agrahyah Technologies raises USD 1 million in pre-series A funding

Mumbai-based technology startup Agrahyah Technologies has raised USD 1 million in a pre-series A round of funding from undisclosed high-net-worth individual (HNI) investors to fuel its expansion plans.
17/07/2019

Digital product design firm InVision’s founder bets on B2B marketplace Ninjacart

Clark Valberg, the founder of digital product design platform InVisionApp Inc, has invested in business-to-business agri-marketing platform Ninjacart invested INR 3 crore in the Bengaluru-based startup.
16/07/2019

Akiva Superfoods raises USD 2 million from Alkemi

Akiva Superfoods, a company offering health and wellness food products, has raised about USD 2 million in Series A funding, led by Alkemi Venture Partners.
16/07/2019

Impact investors Caspian, Hivos-Triodos Fund back agri-tech startup Ecozen

Agriculture-technology startup Ecozen Solutions Pvt Ltd has raised an undisclosed sum of money as part of its Series A funding round from impact investors Caspian and Hivos-Triodos Fund.
16/07/2019

Unicorn India Ventures floats USD 58 million fund to back tech startups

Mumbai-based venture capital firm Unicorn India Ventures has floated its second India-focussed equity fund to back homegrown startups in their early stage the fund has a target corpus of INR 400 crore.
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