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On-demand chauffeur provider DriversKart raises $450K from ah! Ventures, others

Chennai-based on-demand chauffeur provider DriversKart has raised Rs 3 crore ($450,000) in a pre-Series A round of funding led by ah! Ventures. Kolkata-based Primarc group’s investment arm iVenture and Silicon Valley-based investor Namit Agrawal also put money in this round. DriversKart, run by Ge...

19 April, 2016 | More »

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Hero’s Pawan Munjal, Google’s Anandan back bike taxi startup Rapido

Bangalore-based Roppen Transportation Services Pvt Ltd said on Tuesday it has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series A round of funding from investors including Hero MotoCorp Ltd chairman Pawan Munjal and Google India managing director Rajan Anandan. People Group CEO Anupam Mittal, Smile Group...

19 April, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Schoolguru in talks with education-focused funds for Series B funding

Mumbai-based Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt Ltd, which provides e-learning services to universities, is in talks with institutional investors based in the US and Europe to raise its Series B round of funding, a top company executive told VCCircle. For full report click here...

18 April, 2016 | More »

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Jugnoo pushes back bigger funding plan, tops up Series B round

SoCoMo Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs on-demand delivery services startup and auto-rickshaw aggregator Jugnoo, has raised more money at its existing valuation after pushing back a planned Series C funding round. The Chandigarh-based startup said on Monday it has raised an additional $10 million (R...

18 April, 2016 | More »

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Google’s Rajan Anandan backs premium products platform Smytten

Gurgaon-based Surfboats Solutions Pvt Ltd, which operates online discovery and shopping platform for premium lifestyle offerings called Smytten, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Google India’s managing director Rajan Anandan. The funds will be used for enhancing user experience, pr...

18 April, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Bike taxi app Rapido vrooms with pre-Series A funding

Bangalore-based Roppen Transportation Services Pvt Ltd has finalised its second round of funding to expand its bike taxi booking platform Rapido. Roppen–which had previously raised funding to expand operations of its other product theKarrier, an online aggregator of mini trucks for intra-city ...

15 April, 2016 | More »

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Salon chain Naturals picks up controlling stake in beauty services startup Vyomo

Salon chain Naturals is investing $15 million (Rs 100 crore) in Vyomo Pte Ltd, a Bangalore-based mobile marketplace for beauty and wellness services. While Vyomo said in a statement it is a Series A investment, given that the venture is being rebranded as Natural @Home, it is seen as a strategic dea...

14 April, 2016 | More »

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Paytm ropes in ex-RBI exec Vipin Surelia for payments bank

In a major move for its proposed payments bank, One97 Communications Pvt Ltd, which runs mobile payments and commerce platform Paytm, has roped in former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy general manager Vipin Surelia as vice president to spearhead its risk and compliance division. Paytm, which rai...

14 April, 2016 | More »

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Oxigen Wallet names former Airtel exec Saleem Mobhani COO

Gurgaon-based payment solutions provider Oxigen Services India Pvt Ltd, which operates Oxigen Wallet, has appointed former Bharti Airtel Ltd executive Saleem Mobhani as its new chief operating officer. Mobhani will be responsible for strengthening the market position of Oxigen Wallet, the company sa...

13 April, 2016 | More »

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Task management app MagicX raises $1M from Kris Gopalakrishnan, others

Bangalore-based Magiclane App Services Pvt Ltd, which operates on-demand task management app MagicX, has raised $1 million (around Rs 6.6 crore) in seed funding from Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan and Dr. Ranjan Pai, MD and CEO of Manipal Education and Medical Group. Sify co-founder R Ramara...

12 April, 2016 | More »