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Online grocery store Satvacart raises third round of angel funding

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | More »

Online grocery store Satvacart has closed its third round of angel funding with the participation of serial entrepreneur and angel investor Nimit Panigrahi. The firm had earlier announced the participation of Abhijit Awasthi, former national creative director of Ogilvy & Mather, SP Vijay, co-fou...


Six startups that made it to thinQbate’s first accelerator batch

Mumbai-based incubator thinQbate, which was launched recently, will nurture half a dozen fledgling firms in its first batch. It will work with the select startups that span across sectors including artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) and fashion technology, among others, over 12 months...

24 October, 2016 | More »


Pickrr raises undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding from Swastika

New Delhi-based Pickrr Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs on-demand logistics platform Pickrr, has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding from Hong Kong-based investment firm Swastika Company Ltd with participation from other HNI investors. The company will use the funding to fine-tune i...

24 October, 2016 | More »


More Indians aspire to become entrepreneurs: GoDaddy survey

About 60% of employed Indians aspire to become entrepreneurs over the next decade, indicating an openness to take risks and confidence to follow their passion in the country, a survey by GoDaddy, a technology provider dedicated to small businesses, has found. The survey covered nearly 1,200 responde...

24 October, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: The sort of Indian fintech startups Orange Growth Partners is looking to invest in

Amsterdam-headquartered fintech investment firm Orange Growth Capital is setting foot in India. The three-year-old venture capital firm, which has a $150 million global fund, is focused on investments in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Operating out of Singapore in Asia, the firm has already e...

24 October, 2016 | More »

From L- R: Healthians Founders Deepak Sahni and Anuj Mittal

Yuvraj Singh-backed health-tech startup Healthians.com raises Series A funding

Expedient Healthcare Marketing Pvt. Ltd, which runs online diagnostics and wellness startup Healthians.com, said on Monday it has raised $3 million (Rs 20 crore) in a Series A round led by venture capital fund Beenext. Japanese Internet company Digital Garage and Japanese e-commerce and investment f...

24 October, 2016 | More »


Foodebaba, Ambee get funding on reality show The Vault

Bengaluru-based Ambee, which makes a gadget to protect against air pollution, and New Delhi-based snacks and dessert delivery company Foodebaba have secured investments from Omaxe Ltd CEO Mohit Goel and iProspect India CEO Vivek Bhargava, respectively. Goel invested $37,000 (Rs 25 lakh) in Ambee for...

24 October, 2016 | More »


Realty-tech startup Foyr.com raises funding from JLL

Foyr.com, a Hyderabad-based online interior designing and home décor startup, has raised funding from a new real estate technology investment vertical set up by property consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) India. The funding round comes more than a year after Foyr, earlier known as Renderlogy...

24 October, 2016 | More »

Startup tracker

Weekly Startup Tracker: Bengaluru ventures get most cheques as deals buzz gets louder

The week saw startup deal activity pick up with as many as 19 companies being funded, up from just seven during the previous week. Bangaluru-based startups stole the show by bagging the most number of first cheques. Mumbai-based bike tour operator Enfield Riders Pvt. Ltd, which conducts motorcycle t...

22 October, 2016 | More »


RBI eases norms for foreign investment in startups

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed Foreign Venture Capital Investors (FVCIs) registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the capital markets regulator, to invest in Indian startups without any prior permission from the central bank. The RBI allowed such SEBI-registere...

21 October, 2016 | More »

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