10/08/2020

Health wellness startup Fitspire raises USD 220K in pre-seed round

Delhi-based health and wellness brand Fitspire has raised USD 200 K in its pre-seed round led by Nikhil Parmar and Priyanka Madnani, Founders, EasytoPitch, along with Bollywood Singer Sukhbir Singh and other investors.  
07/08/2020

Used car retailing startup Spinny buys rival Truebil

Online car retailing platform provider Spinny on Thursday said it has acquired Mumbai-based rival startup Truebil to offer a full-stack retail platform for cars. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  
07/08/2020

Online beauty brand MyGlamm acquires POPxo

Online beauty brand MyGlamm has acquired women-focused content and influencer business POPxo. Priyanka Gill, founder of POPxo, will join MyGlamm’s board and will be designated cofounder of the combined entity. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  
06/08/2020

Sequoia, Unitus back student loans platform Eduvanz

Eduvanz Financing, which runs an eponymous online student loans platform, has raised about USD 3 million in a Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital and Vistra ITCL, an entity of Unitus Seed Fund India II.  
06/08/2020

Byju’s parent buys WhiteHat Jr in USD 300 million cash deal

Think and Learn which owns and operates education technology platform Byju’s, has acquired Mumbai-based WhiteHat Jr in a USD 300 million all-cash transaction.  
06/08/2020

Indian Angel Network invest in AI-based platform Data Sutram

Data Sutram, an artificial intelligence-based platform which helps businesses leverage location-based insights, has raised INR 2 crore from members of the Indian Angel Network (IAN). The funding round was led by Uday Sodhi, Mitesh Shah and Nitin Jain.  
06/08/2020

Springboard gets Series B cheques from Australian VC, Microsoft co-founder’s fund

Education-technology platform Springboard, which provides career upskilling services to professionals, has raised USD 31 million in a Series B funding round led by Australian venture capital firm Telstra Ventures. Vulcan Capital, the investment arm of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and US-based SJF Ventures were the other new investors in the […]
05/08/2020

DrinkPrime raises pre-Series A round led by Sequoia Surge

Subscription-based Water purifier startup DrinkPrime has secured INR 21.56 crore in its pre-Series A funding round led by Sequoia Surge. Other investors in the round include Omidyar, AL Trust, Nikhil Jaisinghami, R Ramakrishnan, and Anand Ladsariya.  
05/08/2020

Video analytics startup Wobot raises pre-Series A funding from Sequoia

Wobot Intelligence Pvt Ltd, which operates an artificial intelligence-backed video analytics platform, has raised an undisclosed pre-Series A funding from Sequoia Capital India.  
05/08/2020

Fintech platform Crowdpouch raises angel funding from Elina Investments

Crowdpouch Marketing Services Pvt Ltd, a platform that enables artists and entrepreneurs to launch a product through pre-selling or fundraising, has raised an undisclosed from Elina Investments.  
04/08/2020

Short video app Bolo Indya raises USD 300K from Eagle10 Ventures, India Accelerator Group

Short video app Bolo Indya raises USD 300K investment from Eagle10 Ventures, India Accelerator Group and high net worth individuals. This has taken the total raise by the company to over USD 500K till date.  
04/08/2020

SaaS startup inFeedo raises USD 700,000 in Series A round from Y Combinator

SaaS-based HR-tech startup inFeedo has raised USD 700,000 Series A round of funding led by Y Combinator. A couple of Indian founders and CEOs also took part in the round.  
04/08/2020

IoT startup Probus Smart Things raises seed funding from Unicorn India Ventures

Probus Smart Things, the New Delhi-based IoT startup focussed on power sector, has received an undisclosed seed funding from Unicorn India Ventures.  
04/08/2020

Workflow automation app Delightree raises USD 3 Million in seed round

San Francisco and Delhi-based Delightree, a workflow automation app for businesses, has raised USD 3 million in a seed round from Accel Partners, Emergent Ventures, Brainstorm Ventures, Axilor Ventures, and Alchemist Accelerator.  
31/07/2020

Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal sets up Aroa Ventures to place startup bets

Ritesh Agarwal, group chief executive of SoftBank-backed hospitality chain Oyo Hotels & Homes, has set up a new entity, Aroa Ventures, which will look to place early- to growth-stage bets. Aroa Ventures plans to invest between USD 500,000 and USD 5 million, and is targeting opportunities across the consumer, technology […]
31/07/2020

Impact investor Acumen Fund leads pre-Series A funding in Haqdarshak

Haqdarshak Empowerment Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which operates a startup focussed on the delivery of government financial schemes and citizens, has raised an undisclosed pre-Series A funding led by impact investor Acumen Fund. Other investors in the round include Upaya Ventures and angel investors.  
31/07/2020

Muse Wearables gets funding from KIMS Hospitals founder, others

Muse Wearables, a startup that sells hybrid smartwatches with a focus on fitness and payments integration, has raised INR 22 crore in funding from new and existing investors. The funding round was led by Bhaskar Rao Bollineni, the founder and managing director of KIMS Hospitals.  
30/07/2020

Rural ecommerce startup VilCart raises bridge round from current, new investors

VilCart, a tech startup that enables retailers in villages and small towns to order consumer goods digitally, has raised a bridge funding round.  
30/07/2020

Israel’s CrazyLabs invests in game development studio Firescore

Firescore Interactive Pvt. Ltd, a mobile game development studio, has raised INR 3.73 crore in a funding round led by multinational studio and publisher CrazyLabs.  
30/07/2020

Healthtech startup Wellcure raises USD 200,000 from Inflection Point Ventures

A health tech platform, Wellcure aims to democratise natural healing and has raised a seed funding of USD 200,000 from Inflection Point Ventures (IPV).  
30/07/2020

UAE’s Foundation Holdings leads Series D funding in Toppr

Toppr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an eponymous ed-tech startup, has raised INR 350 crore in its Series D round of funding led by UAE-based family investment office Foundation Holdings. Education-focused private equity firm Kaizen Management Advisors also participated in this round.  
29/07/2020

Pickright Technologies raises USD 175K from angel investors

Pickright Technologies, a marketplace for stock market investors and advisors, on Tuesday announced that it has raised USD 175,000 in a seed round of funding from angel investors. These include serial investor Sanjay Mehta-led venture capital firm 100X.VC,  Vikram Pandya, Director at SP Jain School of Global Management and others. […]
29/07/2020

Spoonjoy co-founders’ SaaS startup Hevo Data snags Series A cheque

Hevo Data, Inc., a data integration platform launched by the co-founders of online meal delivery startup SpoonJoy, has raised USD 8 million in its Series A round of funding led by Singapore-based venture capital firm Qualgro. Existing investors Chiratae Ventures and Surge, the startup accelerator platform of Sequoia Capital India […]
29/07/2020

BulBul raises USD 8.7 Million SeriesA round led by Info Edge

Social commerce startup BulBul has raised USD 8.7 million in a round led by Info Edge. While Info Edge invested around USD 6.63 million, the remaining sum poured in by the existing investors that include Sequoia and Leo Capital.  
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