19/03/2019

Jungle Ventures, Illuminate Financial lead investment in regulatory-tech startup Tookitaki

Tookitaki, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) firm which develops artificial intelligence-based sustainable compliance solutions for financial institutions, has raised around INR 54 crore in a Series A round of funding.
19/03/2019

Mobility startups attract big bucks

Startups in the urban mobility space — like bike taxi player Rapido, car & bike pooling venture Quick Ride, and bike rental startup Bounce — are in advanced discussions to raise growth capital from such large investors as private equity firm WestBridge Capital, South African media giant Naspers, venture firm […]
19/03/2019

Gaming firms Nazara, Delta back fantasy sports startup HalaPlay

Mumbai-based fantasy sports startup HalaPlay Technologies Pvt Ltd  has raised INR 40 crore in a Series A round from mobile game developer Nazara Technologies Ltd and casino gaming company Delta Corp Ltd
18/03/2019

Indian agritech startup DeHaat raises USD 4 million led by Omnivore

DeHaat, an online marketplace for farm products and services has raised INR 30 crore in a funding round led by impact investor Omnivore. US-based agriculture investor AgFunder.  
18/03/2019

Trifecta Capital, NBFCs invest in fintech firm Innoviti

Bengaluru-based fintech firm Innoviti Payment Solutions Pvt Ltd has raised INR 80 crore in a round led by venture debt firm Trifecta Capital
14/03/2019

Mswipe raises INR 220 cr from existing investors

Mumbai-based mobile point-of-sales (PoS) company Mswipe has raised around INR 220 crore in a new round of funding from existing investors — US-based hedge fund Falcon Edge, Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin promoted B Capital Asia, technology investment firm Epiq Capital and DSG Consumer Partners
14/03/2019

Foreign VC firms invest in travel-tech startup Guiddoo

Travel technology firm Guiddoo World Travels Pvt Ltd has raised an undisclosed sum in fresh funding from US-headquartered venture capital firm SOSV and Australia-based VC firm Artesian.
14/03/2019

Creation Investments pumps more money into Vivriti Capital

Vivriti Capital Pvt Ltd, which runs an online platform for institutional debt in India, has raised an additional INR 110 crore from existing investor Creation Investments.
14/03/2019

Binny Bansal, others invest USD 65 mn in digital insurance startup Acko

Mumbai-based online startup Acko General Insurance Co Ltd has raised USD 65 million in a Series C round of funding from a clutch of new and existing investors.
14/03/2019

Sequoia India leads fresh investment in Faasos parent Rebel Foods

Rebel Foods, an internet kitchen platform which owns and operates a number of brands including Faasos and Behrouz Biryani, has raised INR 110 crore as part of a larger Series D round of funding led by venture capital firm Sequoia Capital India.
14/03/2019

Goldman Sachs, Facebook co-founder’s VC firm back BlackBuck in new round

Zinka Logistics Solutions, which operates business-to-business tech-enabled logistics startup BlackBuck, is raising INR 303,31 crore in a fresh funding round led by new investor Goldman Sachs.
13/03/2019

Eight Roads leads INR 92-cr round in digital company Whatfix

Eight Roads Ventures has led a INR 92-crore round of equity financing in digital adoption venture Whatfix.
13/03/2019

AgroStar raises INR 188 crore in Series-C round

Pune-based agro-tech startup AgroStar has raised USD 27million  in Series C funds led by Bertelsmann India along with its existing investors Accel.
12/03/2019

PayU in talks to buy Wibmo

Digital payments major PayU is in the final stages of discussions to acquire Bengaluru and Cupertino-based Wibmo, which specialises in processing online payments.
12/03/2019

Ebix offers to buy Yatra for USD 336 million

US-based software company Ebix has offered to buy India’s second-largest online travel service provider Yatra Online, Inc, for USD 336 million.
12/03/2019

Matrix, Sauce VC back &Me with USD 1 million round

Matrix partners and Sauce VC have teamed up to invest USD 1 million in &Me, a food and beverage brand founded by Stanford business school alumnus Ankur Goyal.
12/03/2019

Japan’s Voyage Group bets on StayAbode in maiden India investment

Bengaluru-based StayAbode Ventures Pvt Ltd, which offers co-living spaces, has raised additional capital as part of its pre-Series A funding round from new investor Japanese media and advertising technology company Voyage Group.
12/03/2019

AI-focused CRM startup Yalochat closes Series A round from Sierra Ventures

San Francisco-headquartered artificial intelligence-based customer relationship management (CRM) platform Yalochat has raised USD 8 million from San Mateo-based and Peter Wendell-founded venture capital firm Sierra Ventures to expand its operations in India.
12/03/2019

Venture capital firm GVFL writes Series A cheque to IoT startup EroNkan

EroNkan Technologies Pvt Ltd, which provides an Internet of Things-based (IoT) platform to enterprises across industries, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A investment from venture capital firm GVFL Ltd.
12/03/2019

Menterra leads pre-Series A funding in agri-tech startup Aibono

Aibono Smart Farming Pvt Ltd, which offers an artificial intelligence-powered fresh food aggregation platform, has raised USD 2,5 million in a pre-Series A funding round led by social-impact investor Menterra Venture Advisors.
11/03/2019

Gen Atlantic, Tencent Put INR 80 crore more in Byju’s owner

General Atlantic and Tencent, the world’s fifth-largest internet company, have put in an additional INR 75-80 crore in Think and Learn Pvt Ltd, the owner and operator of ed-tech platform Byju’s Learning.
11/03/2019

Coverfox’s parent company, Glitterbug, is out to raise USD 50 million in new round

Glitterbug Technologies, which owns and operates insurance aggregator Coverfox, is looking to raise a fresh round of equity financing, estimated at USD 50 million.
11/03/2019

TartanSense raises INR 15 crore

Agriculture robotics startup TartanSense has raised INR 15 crore from Omnivore Partners, Blume Ventures and BEENEXT
11/03/2019

SoftBank to float new venture capital fund for early-stage investing

SoftBank Group Corp has expanded its appetite for early-stage startups, with a venture capital unit set to launch its biggest fund for early investments as it opens new offices in Asia.
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