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Crowdfunding platform Wishberry raises pre-Series A funding

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Priyanka Agarwal & Anshulika Dubey, Founders, Wishberry
Mumbai-based Wishberry Online Services Pvt. Ltd, which runs and operates crowdfunding platform Wishberry for creative artists, has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding led by iSPIRT’s Sharad Sharma. Rajan Anandan (vice president, South East Asia and India, Google), Amit Ranjan (co-...

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Xiaomi may bring crowdfunding platform to India

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. may soon bring its crowdfunding platform to India, according to a report. The move, if it happens, will help consumer electronics startups in the country to sell their products through this platform, according to the Press Trust of India. Xiaomi vice president Hu...

22 September, 2016 | More »


Crowdfunding platforms call SEBI notice unjust, seek clear rules

Indian crowdfunding startups have reacted sharply to a notice by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) that warned investors against such online platforms and said that the capital markets watchdog should bring clear regulations if it wanted to govern the growing segment. In its notice o...

21 September, 2016 | More »


Impact Guru selected to run a global crowdfunding challenge

Indian crowdfunding platform Impact Guru has been selected by the Singapore Committee for UN Women to run a global challenge, called Project Inspire, to support 20 social entrepreneurs working towards women’s empowerment. Project Inspire, co-founded by Singapore Committee for UN Women and Mast...

19 September, 2016 | More »

Ali Asgar Kagzi and Asad Daud, founders of Genext Students

Online tutoring firm Genext Students raises $200K from crowdfunding platform 1Crowd

Mumbai-based online tutoring platform Genext Students Pvt. Ltd said on Wednesday it has raised $200,000 (Rs 1.4 crore) from crowdfunding platform 1Crowd. Genext said in a statement it will use the funds to strengthen its technology backbone and for marketing. The funding is part of a targeted larger...

10 August, 2016 | More »


Tech services provider to housing communities Zipgrid raises $200K via crowdfunding

Mumbai-based MyAashiana Management Services Pvt. Ltd, which operates Zipgrid, a platform providing technology-led services to housing and commercial communities, has raised around $200,000 (over Rs 1.3 crore) in funding through crowdfunding platform 1Crowd. The company will use the funding to expand...

8 August, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Jaipur-based crowdfunding startup Dreamwallets raises seed funding

Dreamwallets, a Jaipur-based crowdfunding platform, has secured seed funding from a group of high net-worth individuals (HNIs) and angel investors that includes IndusInd Bank executive vice president Siddharth Banerjee and senior vice president Vikas Ranjan, Anshul Jindal, a senior investment office...

12 May, 2016 | More »


Crowdfunding platform Impact Guru gets seed funding

Crowdfunding startup Impact Guru has secured $500,000 (Rs 3.3 crore) in seed funding from Singapore-based venture capital firm RB Investments and Fundnel, a Southeast Asia-based private investment platform. The startup will use the funds to grow its online crowdfunding activities for nonprofits, soc...

28 April, 2016 | More »


Crowdsourced microlending platform Milaap raises $1.1M from Jungle Ventures, Skype co-founder & others

Singapore- and Bangalore-based online microlending platform Milaap Social Ventures has raised $1.1 million (around Rs 6.6 crore) from Singapore-based Jungle Ventures and others for development of the platform and scale up its operations with more marketing and engineering, according to a company sta...

3 July, 2013 | More »