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Exclusive: Virtual health clinic for women Celes Care raises $1 mn from Endiya Partners

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | More »

Raghu Bathina, co-founder & CEO, Celes Care
Celes Care, a Hyderabad-based virtual health clinic for women, has received around $1 million (Rs 6.7 crore) in a seed round of funding from early-stage venture capital firm Endiya Partners and a few affluent individuals, a person close to the development told TechCircle. The company aims to use the...


Exclusive: Former Sourcebits execs’ startup Hashtaag gets seed funding

Bengaluru-based mobile app developer startup Hashtaag has received seed funding of $1 million from three investors, its founders said. The founders didn’t disclose the names of the investors. Hashtaag, incorporated as KGJ Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd, was set up 10 months ago by Krishna Vemula a...

21 September, 2016 | More »

Sandeep Aggarwal

Is funding truly a game-changer for start-ups?

Start-ups, like all other businesses, require funds to conduct their business activities. While the initial investment, also known as seed-funding, is generally sourced from friends, family and people who have faith in the idea, this fund is mostly used up in bringing the business from the kitchen o...

31 August, 2016 | More »


Delhi-based tech startups garner bulk of seed funding

Half the tech startups funded during the week ended July 29 were based out of Delhi while only three companies were from India’s IT capital Bengaluru, according to VCCEdge, the data research platform of VCCircle. Apart from 14 tech startups, two new ventures operating in the food distribution and ...

30 July, 2016 | More »


SRI Capital invests $1.3 mn in SaaS-based firms YellowDig, Zuppler

Seed-stage investment firm SRI Capital said on Monday it has put in a total of $1.3 million (Rs 8.8 crore) in YellowDig and Zuppler, two US-based companies that operate on a software-as-a-service model and have operations in India. YellowDig got $1 million and Zuppler the remaining, SRI Capital said...

18 July, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: On-demand legal services provider HiGrit raises seed funding

On-demand legal services provider HiGrit Services Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from two Chandigarh-based investors, the startup’s co-founder said. Ashish Bais told  TechCircle that the startup, also based in Chandigarh, secured the funds from Ashish Mahajan and Sarves...

12 July, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Citrus Pay founder backs on-demand driver app Drivify

On-demand driver app Drivify, operated by Mumbai-based startup DR Mobility Solutions Pvt. Ltd, has raised $50,000 (Rs 33.75 lakh) in seed funding from Citrus Pay founder Jitendra Gupta and a high net-worth individual Pankaj Tripathi. Drivify joins half-a-dozen startups such as DriversKart and DriveU...

24 June, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Nexus Venture backs self-publishing platform Pratilipi

Bangalore-based self-publishing platform Pratilipi has secured about Rs 6.3 crore ($925,000) in seed funding from Nexus Venture Partners and other investors, a person privy to the development told Techcircle. The round also saw participation from Contrarian Opportunities Fund I and Times Internet Lt...

24 June, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Ad-tech venture Machadalo gets $175K

Hyperlocal advertising technology platform Machadalo.com, which is run by Mumbai-based Vijaikirti Technologies Pvt Ltd, has raised $175,000 (Rs 1.17 crore) in a seed round of funding from a group of angel investors, a top company executive told Techcircle.in. Close to 18 investors, including serial ...

31 May, 2016 | More »


Follow-on rounds down to a trickle for early-stage startups

After a record run last year when more than 10% startups that secured angel and seed funding mobilised fresh capital within a year, 2016 so far has proved to be challenging for early-stage ventures looking to seal follow-on investment rounds. Click here for full report. Like this report? Sign up for...

11 May, 2016 | More »

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