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Bangladesh-based payment startup CloudWell raises $2 mn

Aavishkaar Venture Management, a venture capital firm focused on enterprises engaged in India’s rural areas and the bottom-of-the-pyramid (BoP) segment, has invested $2 million in Bangladesh-based payment solutions provider CloudWell Ltd. This is the VC firm’s first investment in Bangladesh ...

25 May, 2016 | More »


TVS Automobiles buys into auto parts portal Jazzmyride for online play

TVS Automobiles Solutions Ltd has acquired a majority stake in automobiles accessories portal Jazzmyride.com, as the operator of the multi-brand car servicing chain under the MyTVS brand seeks to establish a foothold in the e-commerce sector. Financial details of the deal couldn’t be ascertained i...

23 May, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Flipkart’s Sharat Singh quits within six months

Sharat Singh, who had joined Flipkart as vice president of engineering in November, has quit after a short six-month stint in the latest senior-level exit from the e-commerce company. Singh has joined US multinational Adobe as vice president of engineering. Emails sent to Singh as well as Flipkart d...

21 May, 2016 | More »


BHIVE raises $1 mn from Blume Ventures, others

Blume Ventures has led a $1 million (around Rs 6.7 crore) funding round in co-working space BHIVE Workspace. The new capital will be used for expansion to six more cities, hiring talent, building technology and enhancing customer experience. “We plan to have over 2 million square feet of office sp...

20 May, 2016 | More »


Cab aggregator TaxiVaxi gets second round of angel funding

Cab aggregation startup TaxiVaxi has raised $500,000 (around Rs 3.4 crore) in its second round of angel funding from a clutch of high net-worth individuals (HNIs). The startup, run by BAI Infosolutions Pvt. Ltd, had raised the first round of funding in August last year from HNIs. The new funds will ...

20 May, 2016 | More »

Co-founders Aditya Agrawal & Prashant Gupta


Company: Buildwealth Technologies Pvt. Ltd Founded in: September 2015 Founders: Aditya Agarwal and Prashant Gupta Funding: $250,000 in angel funding from Toppr.com co-founder Zishaan Hayath, Tracxn Labs founder Abhishek Goyal, Investopad founders Arjun and Rohan Malhotra, CoCubes co-founder Harpreet...

19 May, 2016 | More »

Co-founders Varun Deshpande, Siddharth Verma and Ratnesh Ray


Company: BeeWise Labs Pvt. Ltd Founded in: September 2015 Founders: Varun Deshpande, Siddharth Verma, Ratnesh Ray, Taijas Malpani Funding: Undisclosed amount of angel funding from 500 Startups, Zishaan Hayath, Jitendra Bajrang Lal Gupta, Satyen Vijay Kothari, Anupam Gopal Mittal, Rajesh Sawhney and ...

19 May, 2016 | More »

Co-founders Amit Bhor & Patanjali Somayaji


Company: Thumbworks Technologies Pvt. Ltd Founded in: October 2014 Founders: Amit Bhor and Patanjali Somayaji Funding: Undisclosed amount of seed funding What it offers: Sporting a clean user interface and breezy user experience, Walnut is one of the most effortless money management apps in the mark...

19 May, 2016 | More »

Co-founders Puneet Agarwal & Sanjay Aggarwal


Company: Whizdm Innovations Pvt. Ltd Founded in: October 2014 Founders: Puneet Agarwal, Sanjay Aggarwal Funding: $1.65 million from Accel India and Ribbit Capital (October 2014), $8.46 million from Accel India Management, Ribbit Capital and Tiger Global Management(April 2015) What it offers: Besides...

19 May, 2016 | More »



Company: Finwizard Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Founded in: May 2015 Founders: Subramanya VS, S.V, Ramganesh Iyer and Anand Dalmia Funding: $500,000 from Silicon Valley-based venture capitalist Rob Chandra, CommonFloor co-founder Sumit Jain, TaxiForSure co-founders Aprameya Radhakrishna and Raghunandan G,...

19 May, 2016 | More »