26/08/2021

Foodtech startup Ai Palatte raises USD 4.4 Million from pi Ventures, others

Singapore-based foodtech startup Ai Palette Tuesday raised $4.4 million in a Series A round led by pi Ventures and Exfinity Ventures. The round also saw participation from Hyderabad-based Anthill Ventures and existing investors, including Silicon Valley-based investment firm AgFunder, among others.
26/08/2021

D2C fashion brand Bewakoof raises INR 60 Crore led by InvestCorp

D2C fashion brand Bewakoof has raised INR 60 crore in its latest round led by InvestCorp. IvyCap Ventures and Spring Marketing Capital also participated in the round. Bewakoof is a fashion brand built on social media, with content marketing being a key growth strategy.
26/08/2021

Edtech Camp K12 raises USD 12 million in Series A led by Matrix and Elevation Capital

Edtech startup, Camp K12, has raised USD 12 million as a part of its Series A funding round co-led by Matrix Partners India and Elevation Capital.Camp K12 connects students in the age group of 5-18 with teachers for live interactive online courses across categories such as coding and english.
26/08/2021

Prime Venture Partners secures USD 75 million towards first close of fourth fund

Prime Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm, has raised USD 75 million towards the first close of its USD 100-million fourth fund, amid unprecedented deal activity in the Indian startup ecosystem.
26/08/2021

Ankit Nagori’s Curefoods raises capital from Iron Pillar

Curefoods, a cloud kitchen startup floated by Cure.fit cofounder Ankit Nagori, has raised USD 13 million as part of its Series A funding round led by Iron Pillar. The series A round also saw participation from Nordstar and Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal. Curefoods, which commenced operations in 2020, operates brands […]
25/08/2021

Furniture-Rental Startup Furlenco Bags USD 15 Million From TradeCred

Furniture rental startup Furlenco has raised USD 15 Million from TradeCred. House of Kieraya, an umbrella brand that houses both Furlenco and Furbicle has entered into an asset financing deal with TradeCred. House of Kieraya was formed last month to offer rental furniture, appliances, and remanufactured furniture under one roof.
25/08/2021

D2C Discovery Platform Smytten Bags USD 6 Million & Eyes Offline Expansion

Smytten has raised its Series A funding round led by FireSide Ventures, Sharrp Ventures,Survam Partners, and Waao Partners and also saw participation from existing investor Roots Ventures
25/08/2021

NIDHI-SSS (Seed Support System) has funded four startups incubated by Research Innovation Incubation Design Laboratories (Riddl).

Department of Science & Technology’s incubator has invested in Pillpouch Healthtech ( edtech startup focused on teaching in vernacular languages), Doubt Buddy( platform to resolve doubts), Pocketly Infotech( micro-lending platform for college students), and Swipe( a billing and accounting app focused on SMEs).
25/08/2021

Lumiq raises USD 2 Million in a seed round led by Info Edge Ventures

Lumiq, a data and analytics firm, has raised USD 2 million in a seed round led by Info Edge Ventures.The round also saw participation from Redstart Labs and angel investor Parampreet Bhasin. The funding will be used to enhancing product offering, grow sales, and expanding the global footprint
25/08/2021

NOTO raises INR 4 Crores in pre-series A funding round from VC firms and actor-producer John Abraham

NOTO, an Ice cream brand focused on low-calorie offerings, has raised INR 4 crores in a pre-Series A funding round from Titan Capital, Rockstud Capital, WEH Ventures, and actor-producer John Abraham, among others. The fresh capital will be used to expand geographically, product development & building team
25/08/2021

Enterprise tech startup Syook raises USD 1 Million in Series A from IPV, ONGC

Syook, an enterprise tech startup has raised USD 1 Million from Inflection point ventures and ONGC in a Series A round. The capital will be used to hire an engineering team and to pursue growth in the international markets especially in the middle east and southeast Asia.
25/08/2021

Y Combinator leads USD 125K round in AI startup Synth

Y Combinator invested USD 125,000 in AI startup Synth. The firm was part of Y-Combinator’s Summer 21 batch.The fresh capital will be used towards expanding the team by hiring deep learning engineers and full-stack developers and refining the products
25/08/2021

FMCG e-commerce startup Kirana247 raises USD 1 Million in pre-Series A round

Kirana247, an on-demand supply chain startup has raised USD 1 million in a pre-Series A round from undisclosed investors. The fresh capital will be used to scale its fulfillment network and establish 40 micro warehouses that will serve 100,000-plus active Kirana stores across Northern India
25/08/2021

AppsForBharat raises USD 4 Million in seed round co-led by Sequoia Capital India and BEENEXT

AppsForBharat, a product studio focused on building apps for spiritual and devotional needs, has raised USD 4 million in a seed round co-led by Sequoia Capital India and BEENEXT. The round also saw participation from WEH Ventures. The fresh funds will be deployed for product development & building team
25/08/2021

Khatabook raises USD 100 Million from Tribe Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, others

Kirana-tech startup Khatabook has raised INR 740 Cr as part of its Series C funding round led by US-based venture capital firms Tribe Capital and Moore Strategic Ventures. Other investors in the round include Alkeon Capital and existing investors B Capital Group, Sequoia Capital, Tencent, RTP Ventures, Unilever Ventures, and […]
25/08/2021

Tinder cofounders, SoftBank Vision Fund CEO, others invest in Hike

Hike, which pivoted from instant messaging earlier this year has raised new funds as it continues to bet on social, gaming, and crypto. The round was led by Tinder co-founders Justin Mateen and Sean Rad and joined by Rajeev Misra, Arjun Sethi, Bhavin Turakhia, Binny Bansal, Kunal Shah, Kunal Bahl, […]
25/08/2021

Accel leads Series A funding in diabetes management platform Breathe Well-being

Accel has led a INR 40 Crore Series A funding round in Breathe Well-being, a Gurugram-headquartered health-tech startup for diabetes management. The round saw participation from marquee investors including General Catalyst and global managing director at Tiger Global, Scott Shleifer.
24/08/2021

QuEST Global sells minority stake to ChrysCapital, True North, others

Homegrown private equity players ChrysCapital and True North Managers LLP as well as others have purchased a minority stake in Singapore-based engineering solutions and lifecycle services company QuEST Global for around USD 150 million. Existing investors Bain Capital, Advent, and GIC continue to remain invested
24/08/2021

Venture debt investor InnoVen Capital bets on silk agritech startup Reshamandi

Venture debt company InnoVen Capital has invested an undisclosed amount in an agritech startup called Reshamandi. Company plans to use the funds to expand to the northern states of India and setting up its operations in Delhi.
24/08/2021

Alcohol beverage startup O’ Be Cocktails raises INR 3.5 Cr

Alcoholic beverages startup O’ Be Cocktails that sells cocktail has raised INR 3.5 crore in an angel round led by First Cheque, Letsventure, Ola’s Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati, Tracxn founder Abhishek Goyal, and Sprout Investments
24/08/2021

Vedantu Expected To Enter Unicorn Club With Potential USD 100 Million Funding

Bengaluru-based online tutoring startup Vedantu is in advanced talks to raise USD 100 Million which would make it the fifth Indian edtech unicorn. Approx USD 60 Million will be contributed by existing investors Coatue Management, GGV Capital, and Tiger Global and an Asian private equity fund is expected to invest […]
23/08/2021

Bengaluru-based Blowhorn raises undisclosed funding to support its network expansion plans

Blowhorn, a last-mile logistics provider has raised an undisclosed amount in a financing round from Symphony International Holdings. The round also saw participation from existing investors Chiratae Ventures, Draper Associates, and Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
23/08/2021

LoanKuber Raises As Part Of Pre-Series A Round by LetsVenture and others

LoanKuber, a digital mortgage platform focused on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), has raised USD 1.25 million as part of its ongoing pre-Series A round from LetsVenture, AngelList India and Accolade. The fresh capital will be used to hire talent and enhance tech stack.
23/08/2021

Zetwerk turns unicorn with Series E funding led by D1 Capital

B2B manufacturing services marketplace Zetwerk has raised around USD 120 million as part of its Series E funding round, catapulting it into the coveted unicorn club. The funding was led by global investment firm D1 Capital and include new investors Avenir Growth and existing investors Greenoaks, Lightspeed, Sequoia, and Accel
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