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A look at the 8 startups showcased at Techcircle Startup 2014

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At the recently concluded Techcircle Startup 2014, eight promising startups showcased their solutions from varied fields that ranged from financial advice on wealth building, cheap travelling/hotel stay, to early and regular medical checkups, among others. The startups were selected from a list of 3...

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SaaS co Peel-Works raises $2M in Series A funding from Inventus, IDG; angels exit

SaaS and Big-Data analytics firm focused on sales force management domain Peel-Works Outsourcing Pvt. Ltd (Peel-Works) has raised $2 million (Rs 12 crore) in Series A investment round from Inventus Capital Partners and IDG Ventures India, as per a company statement. The deal also has a secondary com...

28 July, 2014 |More »

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Cloud telephony firm Knowlarity raises $15M in Series B from Mayfield, Sequoia

Cloud telephony firm Knowlarity Communications Pvt Ltd has raised $15 million (around Rs 90 crore) in its Series B round of funding led by Mayfield Fund, as per a company statement. Existing investor Sequoia Capital also participated in this round. The funding will be used to invest in R&D and...

28 July, 2014 |More »

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Meet the 12 startups picked for Microsoft Ventures’ 5th accelerator batch

Microsoft Ventures India has announced the list of 12 startups for its fifth batch of accelerator program. As part of the four month accelerator program, the startups will be incubated between July-November 2014. Interestingly, for the first time since the launch of the accelerator in India, a batch...

25 July, 2014 |More »

YoTurf

Excl: Exhilway close to investing in social networking app YoTurf

US and India-based private investment group Exhilway Global is close to investing in Mumbai-based Crackheads, the company behind the mobile social networking app YoTurf, sources privy to the development told Techcircle.in. For more details on the funding click here. When contacted, YoTurf co-foun...

25 July, 2014 |More »

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Digital daily Scroll.in gets funding from Omidyar, Media Development Investment Fund

US-based digital publishing company Scroll Media Inc, which runs a digital daily under the name Scroll.in, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Omidyar Network, the philanthropic VC firm set up by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, with participation from New York-based Media Development Inve...

24 July, 2014 |More »

AppDra

Excl: App development startup AppDra raises $1.5M through crowd funding

Bangalore and US-based app development startup Appdra Software Solutions Pvt Ltd, which operates under the name AppDra, has raised $1.5 million in Series A round of funding through US-based crowd-funding platform Becovillage, a top executive of the company told Techcircle.in. The investors who par...

22 July, 2014 |More »

SeekSherpa

Delhi-based travel startup SeekSherpa raises seed round from VentureNursery’s angels

VentureNursery incubatee startup SeekSherpa, a mobile marketplace for hyper local travel information and experiences, has raised a seed round from a group of angel investors, including Amit and Arihant Patni, Anand Ladsariya, Anirudh Damani, Neeraj Goenka, Ravi Kiran, Sanjay Mehta, Shravan Shroff an...

21 July, 2014 |More »

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Short term capital gains tax bomb in Budget to hit angel investors, but only a few VCs

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dropped a bomb in the Union Budget for private firms, especially startups, looking to raise capital by saying income from sale of unlisted securities within three years of investment would be taxed as short-term capital gains. To add to the woes, investors cannot set of...

19 July, 2014 |More »

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Almost 90% of our sales come through Facebook: Urban Ladder’s COO Rajiv Srivatsa

Bangalore-based Urban Ladder Home Decor Solutions Pvt Ltd, the company behind the curated marketplace for furniture Urban Ladder, has just netted Rs 120 crore ($20 million) in Series B round of funding from Hong Kong-based Steadview Capital, with participation from SAIF Partners and Kalaari Capital....

18 July, 2014 |More »

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