28/01/2022

Vertex Ventures-backed Kissht raises INR 100 Cr in debt from Trifecta Capital, Northern Arc

Vertex Ventures-backed small business lending platform Kissht has raised INR 100 crore in a debt funding round from Trifecta Capital and Northern Arc Capital.As part of the transaction both funds have each subscribed to INR 50 crore of NCDs
28/01/2022

Speciale Invest backs SaaS startup StreamAlive in pre-seed funding round

WordsWorth Tech which operates software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup StreamAlive has raised USD 1.53 million in a pre-seed investment round led by Speciale Invest. Other investors who participated in this funding round include MIT professors, chief executive officers of public companies, micro venture capital funds, and unidentified angel investors
28/01/2022

Manipal Hospitals-backed Phable gets venture debt from Stride Ventures

Chronic disease management platform Phable has raised venture debt funding from Stride Ventures
28/01/2022

Skyroot Aerospace raises USD 4.5 million from Sherpalo Ventures, Wami Capital

Skyroot Aerospace, a private Indian space-tech startup building an indigenous rocket for commercial missions, announced a bridge round funding of USD 4.5 million led by Sherpalo Ventures, and co-led by Wami Capital, Neeraj Arora and former Google executive Amit Singhal.
28/01/2022

Polygon invests in Hike’s Rush Gaming Universe; aims to bring it onto Web 3

Ethereum-based blockchain scaling service provider Polygon has invested an undisclosed sum in Hike to support its Rush Gaming Universe (RGU)
28/01/2022

Lightspeed-backed Teachmint marks fourth acquisition in 2 months with MyClassCampus

Lightspeed Venture Partners-backed edtech platform Teachmint has bought MyClassCampus, an educational enterprise resource planning software, which enables campuses with end-to-end digitization of their operations, management, and communication
28/01/2022

SuperOps.ai, floated by former Freshworks employees, snags Series A from Addition, others

SuperOps.ai, a unified professional services automation (PSA) and remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform, has raised USD 14 million as a part of its Series A funding round led by Lee Fixel’s Addition and Tanglin Venture Partners.Existing investors Matrix Partners and Elevation Capital also participated in the funding round
28/01/2022

DealShare turns unicorn with USD 130 Million funding from Tiger Global, Alpha Wave, others

DealShare, a Jaipur based social commerce startup, owned and operated by Merabo Labs has joined the coveted unicorn club after raising almost USD 130 million as a part of its Series E funding round from Tiger Global Management, Alpha Wave Global, and others
27/01/2022

Shopkirana raises USD 38 million led by Info Edge, Oman India, Sixth Sense Ventures

Business-to-business grocery startup Shopkirana, has raised USD 38 million from Info Edge, Oman India joint investment fund, Sixth Sense Ventures and other investors. The round also saw participation from Trifecta, Incubate Fund, Akatsuki, Ajanta LLP, Gunosy Capital, and others.
27/01/2022

Start-up incubator Venture Catalysts targets USD 100 million for fintech fund

Start-up incubator Venture Catalysts is launching a fintech fund called Beams FinTech to invest in growth-stage fintech companies. It is aiming to raise USD 100 million though the fund which will also have a greenshoe provision. It will back fintech firms with a cheque size of $8 to $10 million […]
27/01/2022

Start-up incubator Venture Catalysts targets USD 100 Million for fintech fund

Start-up incubator Venture Catalysts is launching a fintech fund called Beams FinTech to invest in growth-stage fintech companies with a corpus of USD 100 Million It will back fintech firms with a cheque size of USD 8-10 million in Series B and C growth stages
27/01/2022

WestBridge Capital leads USD 30 million Series B round in business accounting firm Vyapar

Simply Vyapar Apps Pvt. Ltd, which runs business accounting startup Vyapar, has raised USD 30 million as a part of its Series B funding round led by WestBridge Capital. Existing investors IndiaMart and India Quotient also participated in the funding round.
27/01/2022

F Sharp scoops seed capital from Public Media Solution

F Sharp, a retail seller of musical instruments, has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed round from the digital marketing and public relations agency Public Media Solution.
27/01/2022

Reevoy Raises USD 4 million in Seed Funding Round Led by 9Unicorns, Venture Catalysts

Reevoy India Pvt Ltd, which operates invoice factoring startup Reevoy, has secured USD 4 million as a part of its seed round led by 9Unicorns and Venture Catalysts. The round also saw participation from Better Capital, Earlsfield Capital Partners, Cred Founder Kunal Shah, Anupam Mittal, and others.
27/01/2022

Raise Financial gets USD 22 million funding from Beenext, Mirae Asset

Raise Financial Services, the fintech startup, has raised USD 22 Million in its Series A round led by BEENEXT and Mirae Asset Venture Investments. The financing round also saw participation from 3one4 Capital along with Rocketship.vc.
25/01/2022

Crypto investment startup Flint raises USD 5.1 Million seed capital led by Sequoia, GFC

Flint, a global crypto investment app, has raised USD 5.1 million in seed funding led by Sequoia Capital India and GFC. Coinbase Ventures, Hashed, IOSG, Better Capital, and MSA Capital also participated in the round as part of 11 institutional investors.
25/01/2022

B2B marketplace NowPurchase raises USD 2.4 million in seed round led by Orios Venture Partners, InfoEdge Ventures

Procurement technology company NowPurchase, which works in the metal manufacturing industry, has raised USD 2.4 million in a seed funding round led by Orios and InfoEdge Ventures.
25/01/2022

Dental care startup Smiles.ai raises USD 23 Million in Series A investment

Healthcare startup Smiles.ai has raised USD 23 million in Series A funding led by Alpha Wave Incubation. The round also saw participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital India and Chiratae Ventures.
25/01/2022

Darwinbox turns unicorn with USD 72 million funding

Enterprise human resources (HR) management platform Darwinbox, has raised USD 72 million led by Technology Crossover Ventures along with participation from existing investors Salesforce Ventures, Sequoia, Lightspeed, Endiya Partners, 3One4Capital.
25/01/2022

Creator tech platform HYPD snags USD 1.5 million in seed round

Hypd Marketing Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates creator-owned platform HYPD, has raised USD 1.5 million in a seed funding led by venture capital funds Better capital, Sauce VC; creators and influencers Bhuvan Bam, Tanmay Bhatt, among other investors.
25/01/2022

Aavishkaar Capital launches USD 250 million ESG First Fund

Impact investment firm Aavishkaar Capital, in partnership with German state-owned investment and development bank KfW, has launched a USD 250 million ESG First Fund. This fund will focus on strengthening the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practice of mid-cap businesses, while offering them flexible capital to expand to newer markets.
25/01/2022

Baby care D2C brand Baby Amore secures funding from GetVantage

Chennai-based baby care startup Baby Amore has raised undisclosed external funding from GetVantage, India’s largest revenue-based financing fintech platform and marketplace. Baby Amore provides eco-friendly, organic, and sustainable baby products.
25/01/2022

Swiggy raises USD 700 million in fresh funding; company valued at USD 10.7 billion

Food delivery platform Swiggy, has raised USD 700 million in new funding, led by investment firm Invesco. The latest round of funding values the company at USD 10.7 billion. The other new investors in the latest round of funding include Baron Capital Group, Sumeru Venture, IIFL AMC Late Stage Tech […]
25/01/2022

Ola Electric valued at USD 5 billion in new funding

Ola Electric Mobility an Indian maker of electric two-wheelers, has raised over USD 200 million from Tekne Private Ventures, Alpine Opportunity Fund, Edelweiss and others. The latest round has seen the company’s valuation going up to USD 5 billion.
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