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Excl: Online platform to book car test drives FirstRide gets angel funding

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FirstRide Auto Pvt Ltd, a Bangalore-headquartered startup that offers FirstRide.in, an online portal for potential customers to book test drive with various car brands, has received an undisclosed amount in funding from Teja Govind, director of Hyderabad-based Sreemitra Townships Pvt Ltd. FirstRide...


Excl: Madurai-based Nativelead launches angels network, invests in Rainstock & FreshNV

Madurai-based Nativelead Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that works towards new-age entrepreneurship development in tier II & III regions, has launched Native Angels Network (NAN), a region-focused investment network. NAN has made investments in two startups to begin with including Ra...

18 September, 2014 |More »


Mobile messaging concierge service Haptik raises $1M from Kalaari Capital

Mumbai- and San Francisco-based Haptik Inc., a startup that offers a mobile-based chat platform that enables users to get help with their products and services, has secured $1 million in its first round of equity funding from Kalaari Capital. The funds will primarily be used for scaling the app acr...

18 September, 2014 |More »


Big Data IoT startup Altizon gets seed funding from The Hive, Infuse & Persistent

Altizon Systems Pvt Ltd, a Big Data-focused Internet of Things (IoT) startup based out of Pune, has closed an undisclosed amount in seed round of funding led by The Hive India, a Big Data-focused early-stage fund floated last year by Amit and Arihant Patni—the sons of one of the co-founders of Pat...

17 September, 2014 |More »


European VC firm Amadeus Capital to back Indian mobile-tech, digital media & internet startups

London-based technology-focused venture capital firm Amadeus Capital Partners is opening an office in India and is in the process of hiring a head for the local unit as it includes India in the list of geographies where it plans to invest, according to a Mint report citing a top executive with th...

17 September, 2014 |More »


Data analytics solution for e-com TargetingMantra raises $1.1M from Nexus, 500Startups, One97 Mobility Fund

Delhi- and Silicon Valley-based Insightful Labs Inc., which operates under the brand TargetingMantra, a data analytics and personalisation service for online stores, has raised $1.1 million in funding from 500Startups, Nexus Venture Partners and One97 Mobility Fund. TargetingMantra plans to use the...

16 September, 2014 |More »

Vivek Srivastava

Events discovery app Nearify raises funding from Seedfund, India Quotient & Bedrock Ventures

Gurgaon-based Novelroots Internet Pvt Ltd, a startup that operates under the brand Nearify, an events discovery app, has secured an undisclosed sum in seed funding from Seedfund Advisors and India Quotient, with participation from Bedrock Ventures, a seed- and early-stage investor. The startup was ...

16 September, 2014 |More »

Srikant Sastri

Excl: SaaS analytics startup Crayon Data close to securing $2M from Jungle Ventures, Spring Seed, others

Chennai- and Singapore-based Big Data analytics startup Crayon Data Pte Ltd is in advanced talks to raise $2 million in additional funding from its existing investors, including Singapore-based Jungle Ventures and Spring Seed Capital, a top executive of Crayon told Techcircle.in. The company, whi...

15 September, 2014 |More »


NRI businessman MA Yousuf Ali announces $330K seed fund for Kerala startups

NRI businessman MA Yousuf Ali has announced a Rs 2 crore ($330,000) seed fund for startups in Kerala. The announcement was made at the inaugural YES (Young Entrepreneurs Summit) Kerala Summit 2014, concluded recently in Kochi. More details of the fund are yet to be disclosed. This announcement comes...

15 September, 2014 |More »


Mumbai-based angel network Lead Angels opens Delhi chapter

Mumbai-based angel network Lead Angels has opened its Delhi chapter and plans to facilitate funding for around five startups from the region on a yearly basis, Sushanto Mitra, CEO of the angel network told Techcircle.in. Typically, Lead Angels invests Rs 1 crore in technology startups. The angel net...

15 September, 2014 |More »

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