leap.club, a professional network for women, raises $810,000 in pre-series A round led by Enzia Ventures, Kunal Shah, and its users

Posted on October 11, 2021October 11, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on leap.club, a professional network for women, raises $810,000 in pre-series A round led by Enzia Ventures, Kunal Shah, and its users

Launched in May 2020, leap.club – a community led professional network for women has raised $810,000 in a pre-series A round led by Enzia Ventures, Kunal Shah, and its users. Existing investors Whiteboard Capital, Titan Capital and Artha India Ventures also participated. What stands out is that 13 early members of the community joined this round making leap.club one of the few startups to raise funds from its users. leap.club’s cap table boasts of 24 women angel investors, one of … Continue reading “leap.club, a professional network for women, raises $810,000 in pre-series A round led by Enzia Ventures, Kunal Shah, and its users”

Kickflow announces the launch of Quadratic Funding platform; Bringing Democratic Crowdfunding to Tezos

Posted on October 1, 2021October 1, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Kickflow announces the launch of Quadratic Funding platform; Bringing Democratic Crowdfunding to Tezos

Developed based on the Capital-constrained Quadratic Finance model; Kickflow along with its governance token will enable startups in the Tezos ecosystem to crowdfund and receive grants through mathematically optimal algorithms  Kolkata, India, October 1 2021–  Kickflow, an alumni of the prestigious Tezos India Fellowship Program, launches its first-ever decentralized, open-source crowdfunding and grants platform. Utilising the concepts of Capital-constrained Liberal Radicalism (CLR) and Quadratic Funding, the platform, along with its governance token, will allow projects to seek funds matched through … Continue reading “Kickflow announces the launch of Quadratic Funding platform; Bringing Democratic Crowdfunding to Tezos”

Grip Invest Raises $3 Million Series A Round Led by Venture Highway and Endiya Partners

Posted on August 11, 2021August 11, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Grip Invest Raises $3 Million Series A Round Led by Venture Highway and Endiya Partners

Plans to utilize the capital to expand the range of investment products offered, launch new user features Plans to strengthen its team as it targets to facilitate INR 1,000 Cr in investments by Sept’22. Grip Invest, a digital platform for facilitating new-age asset-backed investments, has raised INR 21 Cr ($3 million) in its Series A round led by Venture Highway and Endiya Partners. The round also saw participation from AdvantEdge, existing investors Anicut Angel Fund and Gemba Capital, as well … Continue reading “Grip Invest Raises $3 Million Series A Round Led by Venture Highway and Endiya Partners”

Biconomy Raises $9 Million Led By Mechanism Capital and DACM to simplify web3.0

Posted on July 29, 2021July 29, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Biconomy Raises $9 Million Led By Mechanism Capital and DACM to simplify web3.0

The multi-chain relayer network used to simplify Web3.0 transactions offers decentralized blockchain interactions and seamless multi-chain experience Biconomy (https://biconomy.io/), a blockchain transaction platform with Indian founders, announced today that it has raised $9 million in a private funding round led by DACM and Mechanism Capital, with strategic investments from Coinbase, Bain Capital, Coinfund, NFX, True Ventures, Proof Group, Ledgerprime, Primitive Ventures, Genblock, Rarestone Capital, Huobi Innovation Labs and Capital Partners. The raise also includes angel investments from Stani of Aave, … Continue reading “Biconomy Raises $9 Million Led By Mechanism Capital and DACM to simplify web3.0”

JITO Angel Network Invests in SaaS startup and 100x.VC portfolio BHyve in the $300k round along with other Investors

Posted on July 16, 2021July 16, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on JITO Angel Network Invests in SaaS startup and 100x.VC portfolio BHyve in the $300k round along with other Investors

~ BHyve will use the raised funds for technology, marketing to enhance sales BHyve, a Future of Work Platform for diffusing Employee Tacit Knowledge and enabling Peer Learning Networks has raised $300K from JITO Angel network along with Letsventure and other Angel Investors. Backed by 100X.VC earlier in May this year, BHyve will use the freshly infused capital for Marketing to increase the sales and build the brand, they would also use the funds for enhancing the technology and build great clientele. Omkar … Continue reading “JITO Angel Network Invests in SaaS startup and 100x.VC portfolio BHyve in the $300k round along with other Investors”

Crowdsourcing Platform MyMobiForce raises $1.42 Mn Pre-Series A round led by Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund

Posted on July 5, 2021July 5, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Crowdsourcing Platform MyMobiForce raises $1.42 Mn Pre-Series A round led by Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund

Delhi based MyMobiForce (Innotion Technologies Pvt. Ltd.) has raised $1.42 Million (10.3 Crores INR) as part of Pre-Series A round of funding led by Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund with participation from Group of Angels led by Manu Iyer of Bluehill Capital, Acsys Investments and Ashutosh Agrawal (Ex-Urban Company). MyMobiForce is an AI powered crowdsourcing Platform which empowers businesses to scale effectively by providing on-demand Field Technical workforce in a plug and play fashion. The company provides services to marquee brands and … Continue reading “Crowdsourcing Platform MyMobiForce raises $1.42 Mn Pre-Series A round led by Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund”

Prabhuji Online raises funds in pre-series A round from Singapore and India based Marquee Angel Investors to fuel expansion plans

Posted on June 30, 2021June 30, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Prabhuji Online raises funds in pre-series A round from Singapore and India based Marquee Angel Investors to fuel expansion plans

Disrupts the hyper local delivery model in the devotional sector  Prabhuji Online, India’s fastest growing technology enabled “Subscription Commerce Company”, has raised an undisclosed amount of funds in pre-series A round from Singapore and India based marquee angel investors. Prabhuji Online is into daily hyper local delivery of fresh flowers and Pooja Samagri. The Company plans to expand into providing Panditji Services to home, organising devotional singers as well as religious and Spiritual Tourism very soon. Prabhuji Online till now … Continue reading “Prabhuji Online raises funds in pre-series A round from Singapore and India based Marquee Angel Investors to fuel expansion plans”

Nua raises $7.1M in pre-Series B funding round led by Lightbox

Posted on June 28, 2021June 28, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Nua raises $7.1M in pre-Series B funding round led by Lightbox

Includes existing investor, Kae Capital and new investors, Deepika Padukone, Vindi Banga & Kamini Banga Brand sees 87x growth in subscriber base in 18 months Closing its third round of institutional funding, Nua has raised $7.1 million in a pre-series B funding round, led by existing investor, Lightbox Ventures. Former President, Global Foods, Home & Personal Care at Unilever, Vindi Singh Banga and Kamini Banga of the Banga family office as well as Kae Capital also participated in the funding round. The … Continue reading “Nua raises $7.1M in pre-Series B funding round led by Lightbox”

Lenskart launches Lenskart Vision Fund

Posted on June 25, 2021June 25, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Lenskart launches Lenskart Vision Fund

–          To invest $2 million in each of the selected start-ups –          Lenskart Vision Fund aims to nurture innovations disrupting eyewear, eye-care and omni-channel retail India’s leading omni-channel D2C eyewear brand Lenskart has announced its plans to invest up to $2mn in each of the selected start-ups that are synergistic to the eyewear, eye-care and omni-channel retail sectors. In addition to the infusion of capital, select start-ups will benefit from Lenskart’s phenomenal market access via 700+ retail stores and online channels across … Continue reading “Lenskart launches Lenskart Vision Fund”

Instagram focused commerce startup WINDO raises $ 500,000 in seed round

Posted on June 24, 2021June 24, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Instagram focused commerce startup WINDO raises $ 500,000 in seed round

·       Round led by Unicorn India Ventures ·       Round saw participation from prominent angels such as Meena Ganesh, CEO of Portea, Aravind Sanka, CEO of Rapido, Srinivas Anumolu of GrowthStory and Vivek Bhargava, well known digital media expert and co-founder, ProfitWheel ·       Funds to be primarily used for product development and to enhance the customer experience with an aim to achieve product market fit and explore other markets outside India ·       WINDO an app for Instagram-focused businesses lets anyone easily manage their online business … Continue reading “Instagram focused commerce startup WINDO raises $ 500,000 in seed round”

FypMoney raises $ 2 Million seed funding from Angel Investors

Posted on April 27, 2021April 27, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on FypMoney raises $ 2 Million seed funding from Angel Investors

FypMoney App, a new fintech platform, has recently raised the $ 2 Million in seed funding from Angel Investors. The angels investors – Liberatha Kallat, Mukesh Yadav and Dinesh Nagpal are all upbeat about the Fyp project that is lead by Kapil Banwari, the former finance manager at the ITC Ltd. Pockket Payment Technologies Pvt. Ltd. that aims at promoting the usage of Digital Money transactions for Teenagers, is set to launch its exclusive Fyp Money App for teenagers in … Continue reading “FypMoney raises $ 2 Million seed funding from Angel Investors”

Stride Ventures’ disbursals cross INR 200 crores in 2021

Posted on April 22, 2021April 22, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Stride Ventures’ disbursals cross INR 200 crores in 2021

●        Moving Towards Fund II after Over Subscription of Fund 1 earlier this year ●        Invests upto INR 110 crores in Spinny, Bizongo and Infra.Market    Stride Ventures, one of India’s leading venture debt funds, has disbursed over INR 200 crores across 10 deals that were sanctioned in 2021. The firm has also partnered with leading banks to provide an augmented financing facility of up to INR 100 crores to its portfolio companies as it continues to build innovative alternate financing solutions within venture debt. Traditional … Continue reading “Stride Ventures’ disbursals cross INR 200 crores in 2021”

DEVX VENTURE FUND INVESTS IN INTENTS MOBI

Posted on April 20, 2021April 20, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on DEVX VENTURE FUND INVESTS IN INTENTS MOBI

Ø  Raises 600K USD in seed round Ø  Funds will be used for products development Ø  Also to increase insights & geocodes by 5X Ø  Recent changes in national GIS policy by Government came as a huge boost DevX Venture Fund, the investment arm of Dev Accelerator & co-working announced that it has invested in Gurgaon based geospatial intelligence startup, Intents Mobi.  The startup has raised 600K USD in its seed round. The round, led by Auxano Entrepreneur Trust, also saw participation from other VC firms such … Continue reading “DEVX VENTURE FUND INVESTS IN INTENTS MOBI”

CHRYSCAPITAL INVESTS ~$50 MN IN WOW SKIN SCIENCE FOR A SIGNIFICANT MINORITY STAKE

Posted on April 9, 2021April 9, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on CHRYSCAPITAL INVESTS ~$50 MN IN WOW SKIN SCIENCE FOR A SIGNIFICANT MINORITY STAKE

WOW Skin Science India Limited (“WOW” or “the Company”), a leading new-age personal care brand in India is pleased to announce that ChrysCapital, a leading India-focused private equity firm has agreed to invest ~$50 million in the Company for a significant minority stake. The transaction is a combination of a primary raise by the Company for growth initiatives, and a secondary sale by existing shareholders. Founded in 2014 by brothers Manish and Karan Chowdhary, WOW Skin Science is one of … Continue reading “CHRYSCAPITAL INVESTS ~$50 MN IN WOW SKIN SCIENCE FOR A SIGNIFICANT MINORITY STAKE”

Digital Futurists Angels Network (DFAN) invests in Edtech start-up Goseeko

Posted on April 8, 2021April 8, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Digital Futurists Angels Network (DFAN) invests in Edtech start-up Goseeko

~DFAN has recently concluded funding for Goseeko, Dheeyantra and Gully Network~ ~ The company is looking at investing around INR 100 million in FY2021~ Digital Futurists Angels Network (DFAN), a global, community-backed Angel network has invested in Edtech startup Goseeko Technologies Pvt. Ltd., one of India’s emerging Edu-tech platforms providing curated, affordable and best-in-class higher education study material as per university syllabus. Goseeko aims to make higher education accessible and convenient across Tier 2-4 cities and towns thereby helping students transition from … Continue reading “Digital Futurists Angels Network (DFAN) invests in Edtech start-up Goseeko”

Voiro raises $1.8 million in Pre Series A investment led by Mela Ventures

Posted on March 24, 2021March 24, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Voiro raises $1.8 million in Pre Series A investment led by Mela Ventures

Voiro to focus on product innovation and international expansion Voiro, a Bangalore based SaaS start-up and India’s first home-grown revenue analytics product suite for media and content companies has raised $1.8 Million in a round of financing led by Mela Ventures. Early-stage VC fund and angel platform, 1Crowd, who had led Voiro’s seed round in 2019 has  also participated in this round. Founded in 2014 by Kavita Shenoy, Anand Gopal, Anil Karat and Jithin George, Voiro is a media technology … Continue reading “Voiro raises $1.8 million in Pre Series A investment led by Mela Ventures”

Retail Tech Start-up Shoopy Raises Seed Funding from Campanile Investments LLC and Redcliffe Capital

Posted on March 4, 2021March 4, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Retail Tech Start-up Shoopy Raises Seed Funding from Campanile Investments LLC and Redcliffe Capital

The start-up will utilize the capital raised to accelerate growth and scale up its business and product portfolio Delhi NCR-headquartered retail tech start-up for Indian SMBs, Shoopy has raised an undisclosed amount of seed capital from US-based Campanile Investments LLC and Delhi-based investment firm Redcliffe Capital. This is Shoopy’s maiden funding round since the start-up’s inception in January 2020; Shoopy will be using the funds raised to accelerate its growth engine by optimizing its existing product(s), scaling its platform and … Continue reading “Retail Tech Start-up Shoopy Raises Seed Funding from Campanile Investments LLC and Redcliffe Capital”

Tomorrow Capital leads INR 47 Cr Series A round in global education platform Leverage Edu, second investment in education space within a month after BeyondSkool

Posted on February 26, 2021February 26, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Tomorrow Capital leads INR 47 Cr Series A round in global education platform Leverage Edu, second investment in education space within a month after BeyondSkool

Fund sets aside INR 200 Cr for new investments over next 12 months Tomorrow Capital, a Mumbai-based $100-million venture capital fund, led the INR 47 Cr Series A investment round in Leverage Ed-tech Private Limited, a start-up that works to empower students across India to find and access the best-matched higher education options globally, and caters to the width of their needs. This is the fund’s second edtech investment in the last two months, based on their thesis of building … Continue reading “Tomorrow Capital leads INR 47 Cr Series A round in global education platform Leverage Edu, second investment in education space within a month after BeyondSkool”

Impact Analytics Raises $11M led by Argentum to Accelerate Growth

Posted on February 23, 2021February 23, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Impact Analytics Raises $11M led by Argentum to Accelerate Growth

Provides AI-driven Solutions that Optimize Merchandising for the Retail Industry Impact Analytics, Inc. (“Impact” or the “Company”), a leading provider of AI-driven SaaS solutions for planning & merchandising within the retail industry, announced today that it has closed an $11 million growth financing led by Argentum Capital Partners IV, L.P. In connection with the financing, Walter H. Barandiarán, Managing Partner at Argentum, has joined Impact’s Board of Directors. Impact’s industry-leading, next-generation AI-driven technology platform powers SaaS solutions aimed at optimizing the forecasting, planning and merchandising functions for retailers and consumer packaged goods (“CPG”) manufacturers. As the industry currently relies … Continue reading “Impact Analytics Raises $11M led by Argentum to Accelerate Growth”

Marquee Equity raises $3.8M from the top global investors like Capital One, SignalFire, Arrowroot Capital, TTV Capital, Costanoa VC, and Raptor Group

Posted on February 15, 2021February 15, 2021Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Marquee Equity raises $3.8M from the top global investors like Capital One, SignalFire, Arrowroot Capital, TTV Capital, Costanoa VC, and Raptor Group

The Saas platform helped raise an undisclosed client the sum, 2 months within the campaign. Marquee Equity a Saas platform connecting startups looking for funding to investors, venture capitalists, and angel investors has recently secured a funding of $3.8 million for a global client. With a network of over 3200 investors globally, Marquee secured meetings with sought after investors like Capital One, SignalFire, Arrowroot Capital, TTV Capital, Costanoa VC, Raptor Group, HWVP, and many more and achieved the required finding … Continue reading “Marquee Equity raises $3.8M from the top global investors like Capital One, SignalFire, Arrowroot Capital, TTV Capital, Costanoa VC, and Raptor Group”