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Local services classifieds Sulekha raises over $28M in Series C led by Singapore’s GIC

Monday, April 20, 2015 | More »

Sulekha.com New Media Pvt Ltd, which runs a digital classifieds platform for local services, has raised over Rs 175 crore from ($28.1 million) in Series C round of funding led by Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC, a company spokesperson told Techcircle.in. Existing investor Norwest Venture...


YouWeCan backs startup behind mobile marketplace for beauty & wellness services Vyomo

YouWeCan Ventures, a new early-stage venture fund floated by cricketer Yuvraj Singh, has made its debut investment by investing an undisclosed amount in a startup currently building its apps for a mobile marketplace for beauty and wellness services under the brand Vyomo , it said on Monday. The st...

20 April, 2015 |More »


Helion on road to raise $300M in tech-focused VC fund; to back up to 25 Indian startups

Helion Venture Partners, an early-to-mid-stage venture capital firm, is raising $300 million (Rs 1,900 crore) for its fourth fund Helion Venture Fund IV, a company spokesperson told VCCircle. The VC firm is still on the road to raise funds and is in talks with both new and existing offshore investor...

17 April, 2015 |More »


Big Data firm Antuit acquires Chicago-based analytics firm Prognos

Singapore-headquartered Big Data and analytic firm Antuit Holdings Pte Ltd, set up by an Indian origin founder and with an office in Bangalore, has acquired Chicago-based analytics company Prognos, the company said in a press release. The deal amount is not disclosed. The acquisition will help Antui...

15 April, 2015 |More »


PolicyBazaar raises around $40M in Series D round led by PremjiInvest

Gurgaon-based eTechAces Marketing and Consulting Pvt Ltd, the company behind the online insurance policy aggregator PolicyBazaar, has raised around $40 million (Rs 248 crore) in its Series D round of funding from PremjiInvest, the personal investment vehicle of Wipro chairman Azim Premji, among a ...

14 April, 2015 |More »


Local services marketplace LocalOye raises $5M from Tiger Global, Lightspeed

Mumbai-based Imma Web Pvt Ltd, the company behind mobile-only marketplace for local household and personal service providers LocalOye.com, has raised $5 million (Rs 31 crore) in Series A round of funding from Tiger Global Management and Lightspeed Venture Partners, according to a press release. The ...

14 April, 2015 |More »


Modular kitchen design & e-com startup CapriCoast raises $1.25M from Accel

Bangalore-based CapriCoast.com Home Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which provides modular kitchen designs along with online tools to customise and order them, has raised $1.25 million (under Rs 8 crore) in seed funding from VC firm Accel Partners India. Besides its designs, CapriCoast.com, which was started ...

13 April, 2015 |More »


Hotel booking enabler Commeasure raises $1M seed funding led by Jungle Ventures

Commeasure Solution India Pvt. Ltd., which runs a B2B platform helping hotels develop their direct booking systems, has raised $1 million (Rs 6.2 crore) in seed funding led by Singapore-based early stage investor Jungle Ventures, according to a press release. The proceeds from the funding will be us...

13 April, 2015 |More »


XSEED acquires ed-tech startup Pleolabs

XSEED Education Pte, a Singapore-incorporated K-12 education solutions company, has signed an agreement to acquire the online education and learning management business of Pleolabs, a New Delhi-based education technology startup, for an undisclosed amount, the company said in a press release. The de...

8 April, 2015 |More »


Cricketer Yuvraj Singh floats $10M seed-stage fund YouWeCan to back internet startups

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has launched a $10 million seed-stage venture capital fund YouWeCan Ventures along with business associate Nishant Singhal to back internet startups in the country. Singhal has been with Yuvraj since 2010 as his business advisor. He is a chartered accountant by professi...

7 April, 2015 |More »

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