12/07/2018

Fireside Ventures bets on activity-based education brand Magic Crate

Funfinity Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs a startup called Magic Crate that offers activity-based learning kits for children, has raised an undisclosed amount in its pre-Series A round led by Fireside Ventures, an early-stage consumer-focused firm.
12/07/2018

IAN, YourNest invest in virtual reality startup SmartVizX

Virtual reality (VR) startup SmartVizX has raised INR 10 crore in a pre-Series A funding round led by Indian Angel Network’s eponymous IAN Fund and angel fund YourNest Venture Capital.
12/07/2018

Microlender Sambandh gets equity funding from Singapore investor

Sambandh Finserve Pvt Ltd has raised USD 2,500,000 in equity funding from Singapore-based Base of Pyramid Asia (BOPA) Pte Ltd
11/07/2018

Alibaba Group backed eWTP Fund allies with Ganesh Ventures for USD 250 million India fund

Alibaba Group backed technology vehicle eWTP Ecosystem fund has stepped up his aggressive push into India by joining forces with a USD 250 million Chinese venture capital fund called Ganesh Ventures.
11/07/2018

Tata Motors picks up 26% stake in TruckEasy

Tata Motors Finance Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors Limited, has picked up a 26% stake in TruckEasy, a tech based freight aggregator owned by Loginomics Technologies Solutions Limited, a Bangalore based logistics company.
11/07/2018

Genext Students raises USD 250,000

Edtech startup Genext Students has raised USD 250,000 in a bridge round from undisclosed investors
11/07/2018

Placio acquires Paco Meals, raises funding

Noida-based student housing startup Placio has acquired subscription-based food startup Paco Meals and raised USD 50,000 in a seed funding round for the new food business.
11/07/2018

Kinara Capital gets debt funding from Swiss impact investor ResponsAbility

Non-banking financial company Kinara Capital has raised INR 32 crore (USD 5 million) from Switzerland-based impact investor ResponsAbility Investments AG by issuing non-convertible debentures.
11/07/2018

Dutch impact investor DOEN backs energy venture SELCO India

SELCO Solar Light Pvt Ltd, a for-profit social enterprise founded by Magsaysay award winner Harish Hande, has received an undisclosed amount in funding from Dutch impact investor DOEN Participaties.
11/07/2018

Venture Catalysts injects fresh funds into med-tech startup iNICU

Medical-technology startup iNICU (Integrated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit), which specialises in providing care for newborns, has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding from incubation platform Venture Catalysts angels Vishal Jhunjhunwala¸ Vikas Khandelwal, Dipan Dalal, and Vikas Kapoor.
11/07/2018

Brand Capital-backed Avenue Growth bags pre-Series A cheque

Gurugram-based Avenue Growth, an online platform that connects brands with freelance sales professionals, has raised INR 3 crore (USD 437,000) in a pre-Series A funding round.
10/07/2018

SynThera Biomedical receives seed investment from 1Crowd and Venture Center

SynThera Biomedical Private Limited, a Pune-based startup producing affordable biomaterials-based medical devices, has raised an undisclosed seed investment from 1Crowd and Venture Center.
10/07/2018

Info Edge India invests about USD 437,000 in Zippserv

Info Edge India Ltd, an online classifieds company, has made a INR 3 Crore (USD 437,000) investment in Ideaclicks Infolabs Private Limited, a Bengaluru-based real estate risk assessment service provider.
10/07/2018

Insignia Ventures, Lightbridge Partners back online mutual fund seller Groww

Groww, an online platform that sells direct plans of mutual funds, has raised INR 11 crore in a pre-Series A round led by Insignia Ventures Partners, Lightbridge Partners, Kairos. CureFit founders Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori.
10/07/2018

Stellaris, others invest in food-tech startup Dibz

Dibz, an online food delivery startup which also serves as an online-to-offline (O2O) platform for discovering restaurant deals, has raised an undisclosed amount in a bridge round of funding from Stellaris Venture Partners , existing investor Benori Ventures Vikas Bagaria, founder of toilet hygiene brand PeeSafe, and Rahul Maroli, vice-president and business […]
09/07/2018

IndiaLends raises USD 10 million in Series-B round of funding

Delhi-based fin-tech company IndiaLends has raised USD 10 million (about INR 69 crore) in Series-B round of funding, which has been led by London-headquartered asset management firm ACPI Investment Managers and India-focused venture capital firm Ganesh Ventures.
09/07/2018

Lightspeed raises second India-dedicated venture capital fund

Global VC firm Lightspeed Venture Partners has closed its second India fund with a corpus of USD 175 million The Silicon Valley-based firm is now looking to invest in another batch of early-stage startups.
06/07/2018

Artha India Ventures makes first close of maiden fund at USD 6 million

Artha India Ventures, a Mumbai-based seed stage investor, has made a first close at INR 40 crore for its maiden fund Artha Venture Fund (AVF).
06/07/2018

P2P platform Monexo Fintech to raise USD 5 million in equity

Armed with a licence from the banking regulator to operate an NBFC-cum-P2P lending platform Monexo plans to raise USD 5 million in equity to invest in IT and infrastructure.
06/07/2018

Unreasonable Capital bets on Stones2Milestones in maiden India investment

Ed-tech company Stones2Milestones Edu Services Pvt Ltd has raised undisclosed amount of funding from US-based early-stage investment firm Unreasonable Capital.
06/07/2018

Temasek, Info Edge co-invest USD 28 million into PolicyBazaar’s Series F round

Info Edge (India) Ltd and Temasek, existing investors in online insurance selling platform PolicyBazaar, have co-invested around USD 28 million into the company.
06/07/2018

PhonePe to acquire PoS platform of Tiger Global-backed Zopper

PhonePe, the digital payments arm of homegrown e-tailer Flipkart, is in advanced talks to acquire the Point of Sale software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform run by Tiger Global-backed Zopper.
06/07/2018

Neoplux, Sabre Partners lead Series A round in B2B food-tech startup HungerBox

Bengaluru-headquartered HungerBox, an online platform that connects caterers and corporates, has raised INR 31 crore in a Series A investment round led by South Korea-based investment firm Neoplux and India-centric mid-market private equity firm Sabre Partners.
06/07/2018

InnoVen Capital backs executive education firm Eruditus

Eruditus Education Pvt Ltd, which offers executive learning programmes globally, has raised INR 16 crore in venture debt from InnoVen Capital.
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