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Franchise India invests in logistics app TYGR

December 02, 2016 | Dearton Thomas Hector

Kolkata-based Savetur Digital Pvt Ltd, which runs logistics app TYGR, has secured a pre-Series A round of funding worth $3 million (around Rs 20.4 crore) from Franchise India, it said in a statement.

Exclusive: Hiring startup Badiyajobs charts growth plan after fundraise

December 02, 2016 | Varun Arora

New Delhi-based APN Recruitment Solutions Pvt Ltd, the company that runs and operates Badiyajobs.com, is planning to expand its footprint into new territories and hire aggressively after raising $100K in funding from IIT-Madras alumni in April.

Core Diagnostics raises $12 mn from Eight Roads Ventures, others

December 02, 2016 | Joseph Rai

Core Diagnostics Pvt Ltd, which provides specialised diagnostics services, said it has raised $12 million (Rs 82 crore) from private equity firm Eight Roads Ventures and US-based F-Prime Capital Partners.

SaaS platform for corporate training HandyTrain bags $1 mn funding

December 01, 2016 | Dearton Thomas Hector

Goa-based Handy Training Technologies Pvt Ltd, which owns HandyTrain, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform on mobile, has secured $1 million from various investors, according to a company press statement.

SlideApp raises $3.6 mn in Series A led by Songhyun Investment

December 01, 2016 | Disha Sharma

SlideApp, a lock screen app that awards Android users for reading content, has raised $3.6 million (nearly Rs 24.6 crore) in its Series A round of investment led by Songhyun Investment, a South Korean VC firm. 

DSG Consumer Partners, American Express Ventures back IndiaLends

December 01, 2016 | Priya Prasad

Online lending marketplace IndiaLends has secured $4 million (around Rs 27.3 crore) in its Series A funding round from existing investor DSG Consumer Partners.

Exclusive: Kae Capital backs vendor platform TheVetted

December 01, 2016 | Disha Sharma

Vendor collaboration platform TheVetted has raised about $500,000 (Rs 3.4 crore) in seed funding from early-stage investment firm Kae Capital and other investors, a top company executive told VCCircle.

Infuse Ventures, Ankur Capital back thermal-energy storage startup Tessol

November 30, 2016 | Binu Paul

Infuse Ventures, an early-stage sustainability and clean-tech fund associated with IIM Ahmedabad’s tech incubator Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) along with Ankur Capital has invested an undisclosed amount in a Series-A funding round in cold chain technology company T

Jungle Ventures makes final close of second fund at $100 mn

November 30, 2016 | Ankit Doshi

Singapore-based early-stage investor Jungle Ventures, which has Tata Sons Ltd’s interim chairman Ratan Tata as an adviser, has closed its second venture fund at $100 million, the firm said in a statement. 

Accel Partners raises $450 mn in fifth Indian venture capital fund

November 30, 2016 | Manu P Toms

Venture capital firm Accel Partners has raised $450 million under a new fund to make seed and early-stage investments in Indian startups, it said.

Emotion recognition startup Entropik raises seed funding

November 30, 2016 | Disha Sharma

Machine learning startup Entropik Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which recognises emotions to help companies understand consumer behaviour, has raised $200,000 (nearly Rs 1.36 crore) from two individual investors.

Exclusive: SQue Capital backs health-tech firm Sidqam Technologies

November 30, 2016 | Priya Prasad

Noida-based digital healthcare company Sidqam Technologies has secured $1.2 million seed funding led by SQue Capital, a Mumbai-based investment firm. Grace Capital Ventures and Soham Vencaps, the family fund of the real estate company Soham Group also participated in the round.

Exfinity Ventures leads $2 mn round in MarianaIQ

November 30, 2016 | Priya Prasad

Business-to-business marketing automation firm MarianaIQ, operated by Sigmod Inc., has secured $2 million in seed funding led by venture capital firm Exfinity Venture Partners.

SAIF Partners backs student-focused social networking app Pulse

November 30, 2016 | Disha Sharma

Pulse, a social networking app that enables users to stay connected with their college or school communities, has raised $500,000 (around Rs 3.4 crore) in funding from venture and growth capital fund SAIF Partners.

Affordplan raises $3 mn from Prime Venture Partners and Kalaari Capital

November 29, 2016 | Manu P Toms

Affordplan, a Delhi-based fintech startup that makes healthcare services accessible through planned savings for non-emergency treatments, raised $3 million (Rs 20 crore) in Series A round from venture capital firms Prime Venture Partners and Kalaari Capital.

Social impact fund Menterra backs ed-tech firm Math Buddy

November 29, 2016 | Disha Sharma

Math Buddy, a Vadodara-based online math learning startup, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed investment from Menterra Social Impact Fund.

Chai Thela raises seed funding from Quarizon

November 29, 2016 | Debjyoti Roy

Tea retail startup Chai Thela has raised Rs 1.5 crore ($218,000) in seed funding from early-stage investment firm Quarizon. 

The Noida-based company will use the capital mainly to hire staff and upgrade technology. 

Exclusive: Omni-channel shopping firm ShopsUp raises seed funding

November 29, 2016 | Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based HyperKonnect Technolgies Pvt Ltd, which owns shopping app ShopsUp, has raised seed funding of $1 million (Rs 6.6 crore) from two individual investors, a co-founder told TechCircle.

Dairy startup Osam raises Series B round from Lok Capital, Aavishkaar

November 29, 2016 | Debjyoti Roy

HR Food Processing Pvt. Ltd, which manufactures and markets dairy products under the brand  name Osam, has raised Rs 45 crore (around $6.7 million) in its Series B round of funding, it said in a statement.

Exclusive: Blume Ventures backs food-tech startup MonkeyBox

November 29, 2016 | Disha Sharma

MonkeyBox Food Tech Pvt. Ltd, which delivers healthy food for children, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed investment from early stage investor Blume Ventures and a clutch of high net-worth individuals (HNIs).

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