Arvog announces Investment Plans in Vyapaar Vistaar Tech Private Limited, a futuristic tech-based distribution start-up

Posted on September 23, 2022September 23, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Arvog announces Investment Plans in Vyapaar Vistaar Tech Private Limited, a futuristic tech-based distribution start-up

Arvog Finance (Finkurve Financial Services Limited) is an advanced, rapidly-growing smart-tech-enabled diversified finance and venture growth investment company that has been recognized for lending simple yet relevant Finance and Leisure products and services. The brand’s approach is to provide a varied set of offerings through partnerships with well-known and significant industry players who share an alike vision. Arvog has been tactically making use of its venture arm for investments in the Indian start-up space, aiding and contributing towards the progression … Continue reading “Arvog announces Investment Plans in Vyapaar Vistaar Tech Private Limited, a futuristic tech-based distribution start-up”

Zipteams raises $700,000 in seed funding led by IndiaQuotient, to continue focus on deep conversational intelligence for inside sales teams

Posted on July 26, 2022July 26, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Zipteams raises $700,000 in seed funding led by IndiaQuotient, to continue focus on deep conversational intelligence for inside sales teams

The funding will enable Zipteams to further strengthen their engineering and machine learning teams to accelerate product development and expand footprints across India and US Zipteams, a leading conversational intelligence platform for inside sales and customer success teams, today announced the successful closure of $700K seed funding led by IndiaQuotient and a group of angel investors. Zipteams uses AI to make customer conversations more contextual, engaging, and fruitful by enabling sales teams to bring the right data points to their … Continue reading “Zipteams raises $700,000 in seed funding led by IndiaQuotient, to continue focus on deep conversational intelligence for inside sales teams”

Spotnana Raises $75M in Series B Funding to Rebuild the Antiquated Infrastructure of the Travel Industry

Posted on July 26, 2022July 26, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Spotnana Raises $75M in Series B Funding to Rebuild the Antiquated Infrastructure of the Travel Industry

Company’s Travel-as-a-Service Platform Drives Transformative Change in the Trillion-Dollar Travel Industry and Powers Unparalleled Travel Experiences Spotnana, a leading provider of cloud-based travel technology, today announced it has raised $75M in Series B funding to continue building its breakthrough travel platform. The round was led by Durable Capital Partners LP, with participation from existing investors Madrona Venture Group, Blank Ventures, ICONIQ Growth, and Mubadala Capital. Spotnana was founded by two Indian entrepreneurs: Sarosh Waghmar, a serial entrepreneur with more than … Continue reading “Spotnana Raises $75M in Series B Funding to Rebuild the Antiquated Infrastructure of the Travel Industry”

Clensta raises ₹30 million as debt from Caspian Impact Investments

Posted on July 14, 2022July 14, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Clensta raises ₹30 million as debt from Caspian Impact Investments

Aims to touch 5 crore households in 5 years, thereby reaching a revenue of ₹ 1000 crore The company plans to use these funds to expand the D2C business and continues to work towards creating social and environmental impact in a responsible, transparent and sustainable manner Clensta, a Gurgaon-based new-age start-up focusing on personal and home care products has raised ₹30 million as debt from impact investors Caspian.  In addition to this, Clensta had also raised ₹20 crore funding from Hem Angels, … Continue reading “Clensta raises ₹30 million as debt from Caspian Impact Investments”

Real estate investment platform PropReturns raises funding via strategic round from Cred’s Kunal Shah, DoorDash’s Gokul Rajaram, Mamaearth’s Varun Alagh among others

Posted on July 12, 2022July 12, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Real estate investment platform PropReturns raises funding via strategic round from Cred’s Kunal Shah, DoorDash’s Gokul Rajaram, Mamaearth’s Varun Alagh among others

Other investors include Karan Virwani, Kunal Shah(founder of Cred) Sandeep Agarwal(Co-Founder of ShopClues and Droom), Nitin Jain( Co-Founder, OfBusiness), Yash Malhotra (Director, Landmark Hotel and founder, +nineone Warehouse), Sunny Mirchandani (Director, AK Capital Finance and IndiaBonds), Venkatesh Sarvasiddhi( MD,Springer Nature Group), Raj Shamani( YouTuber), 1947 Rise (Investor in Jar, Notion, and other unicorns) Fund to be utilised for scaling up by adding more asset classes, expansion of tech team, entering new markets , increasing investor base and more Real estate … Continue reading “Real estate investment platform PropReturns raises funding via strategic round from Cred’s Kunal Shah, DoorDash’s Gokul Rajaram, Mamaearth’s Varun Alagh among others”

Lightbulb.ai Raises USD 1.5 Million in Pre-seed Funding Round

Posted on July 6, 2022July 6, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Lightbulb.ai Raises USD 1.5 Million in Pre-seed Funding Round

The pre-seed funding round was led by Chiratae Ventures & 9Unicorns with participation from Anthill Ventures & AI-led video-editing company, VideoVerse The funds raised will be deployed towards strengthening the product, building out a robust engineering & sales team & facilitating an early launch in the US market Lightbulb.ai, an emotion ai & engagement analytics platform, announced that it has raised a pre-seed funding round of USD 1.5 Mn, with reputed investors Chiratae Ventures & 9Unicorns leading the round. The … Continue reading “Lightbulb.ai Raises USD 1.5 Million in Pre-seed Funding Round”

Godrej Capital introduces LAP 25, an industry-first product offering with a 25-year loan tenure

Posted on June 30, 2022June 30, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Godrej Capital introduces LAP 25, an industry-first product offering with a 25-year loan tenure

Tenure of up to 25 years, making LAP 25 an industry-first product offering Repayment flexibility through Design Your EMI  Godrej Capital’s flexible offering focuses on becoming a preferred lender for the SME segment Godrej Capital Limited (GCL), through its subsidiaries, today announced the launch of a new offering in its Loan Against Property (LAP) portfolio called LAP 25, an industry-first product offering with a tenure of up to 25 years. The offering is primarily focused on Small and Medium Enterprises … Continue reading “Godrej Capital introduces LAP 25, an industry-first product offering with a 25-year loan tenure”

ah! Ventures sets up INR 150 crores Angel Fund to back early-stage GLOCAL start-ups in India

Posted on June 28, 2022June 28, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on ah! Ventures sets up INR 150 crores Angel Fund to back early-stage GLOCAL start-ups in India

ah! Ventures, a premier full-spectrum investment platform, today, launched its maiden angel fund to empower start-ups with Glocal ambitions across India. The SEBI registered Category I AIF-VCF-Angel Fund with a target corpus of ₹100 crores (~USD 14 million) and a greenshoe option of up to ₹50 crores (~USD 6 million) will focus on early-stage, Pre-Series A start-ups with GLOCAL ambitions. “Over the last few years, homegrown start-ups with a local focus and global approach have been the game-changers for the Indian economy. … Continue reading “ah! Ventures sets up INR 150 crores Angel Fund to back early-stage GLOCAL start-ups in India”

Arya.ag crosses INR 500 crore milestone on its fintech platform 

Posted on June 28, 2022June 28, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Arya.ag crosses INR 500 crore milestone on its fintech platform 

India’s largest agritech player, records over 3X growth on its digital agri-lending book in the last six months Arya.ag, India’s largest and fastest-growing integrated grain commerce platform, today announced crossing the distinct milestone of reaching the INR 500 crore book outstanding on its embedded fintech platform, Aryadhan. This feat is propelled by Arya.ag’s indigenously built digital capabilities, which have been customised for simplified and optimum use by smallholder farmers and farmer producer organisations (FPOs). With immediate access to finance, farmers, FPOs, … Continue reading “Arya.ag crosses INR 500 crore milestone on its fintech platform “

Karomi Technology raises USD $2M in Pre-Series A round led by CSVP

Posted on June 27, 2022June 27, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Karomi Technology raises USD $2M in Pre-Series A round led by CSVP

Aims to expand aggressively across US and Europe Karomi Technology, a leading packaging management SaaS platform (under the brand ManageArtworks) that digitizes the design to print process and reduces the time to shelf has raised USD $2M in Pre-Series A round led by Cornerstone Venture Partners Fund (CSVP Fund), with the current investor Ideaspring Capital joining the round. The funding will be used by the company to accelerate growth. Founded by Vilva Natarajan in Chennai, ManageArtworks is an end-to-end packaging artwork … Continue reading “Karomi Technology raises USD $2M in Pre-Series A round led by CSVP”

NewsReach content marketplace launches Local News Community Programme (LNCP) & pledges to commit INR 1 Cr. worth support to vernacular content publishers

Posted on June 14, 2022June 14, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on NewsReach content marketplace launches Local News Community Programme (LNCP) & pledges to commit INR 1 Cr. worth support to vernacular content publishers

·      LNCP phase-1 is planned over 10 cohorts across 24 months with support worth 10L under each cohort.  ·      LNCP Cohort-1 is focused on publishers based out of Gujarat. The finalists will receive a support grant along with knowledge sessions to accelerate their growth and reach a larger pool of audiences. Since launching in 2020, NewsReach has been focused on promoting the local news ecosystem & providing proven pathways for small & medium digital content houses to achieve sustainability by filling local … Continue reading “NewsReach content marketplace launches Local News Community Programme (LNCP) & pledges to commit INR 1 Cr. worth support to vernacular content publishers”

Samudai closes $2.5 million pre-seed to empower DAOs to execute at scale

Posted on June 8, 2022June 8, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Samudai closes $2.5 million pre-seed to empower DAOs to execute at scale

Samudai, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) platform for managing and building communities in the Web3 ecosystem, today announced that it has closed a pre-seed financing round of USD $2.5 Million, to continue growing the team, accelerate development, and bring its platform to market. The heavily oversubscribed round includes the participation of well known investors including FTX Ventures, Sino Global Capital, A&T Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Lunar Ventures, NxGen, Paradigm Shift Capital, DWeb3 Capital, Builders Tribe, and Superteam DAO. The company also … Continue reading “Samudai closes $2.5 million pre-seed to empower DAOs to execute at scale”

Lumos Labs raises US $1.1 Million in seed for a developer-centric metaverse 

Posted on May 26, 2022May 26, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on <strong>Lumos Labs raises US $1.1 Million in seed for a developer-centric metaverse </strong>

The Lumos metaverse platform to provide an experiential platform with aggregated web 3.0 opportunities to learn, earn and collaborate for developers Funding round lead by Delta Blockchain Fund, including leading global VCs including Next Web Capital, Arcanum, AG Build, Paradigm Shift, Superblock among others Lumos Labs, previously an innovation management firm with expertise in running over 45 technology-focussed open innovation programs, today, announced the launch of a developer-centric Metaverse platform where developers can learn, earn and explore developer-centric opportunities after … Continue readingLumos Labs raises US $1.1 Million in seed for a developer-centric metaverse 

Tokenizing Human Potential. Are you ready?

Posted on May 24, 2022May 24, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Tokenizing Human Potential. Are you ready?

Listed Fans raises funding of $1.6 m led by Whiteboard Capital and Good Water Capital partners to tokenize human capital. The world’s first stock market of people to leverage their social influence to raise capital. Listed Fans announces an investment of $1.6m raised from Whiteboard Capital and Goodwater Capital. A global techno-legal platform that brings in the advantage of tokenizing human talent in the emerging creator economy. Allowing people with social media followings to tokenize their future potential thereby raising … Continue reading “Tokenizing Human Potential. Are you ready?”

D2C Fulfillment platform ZFW Dark Stores raises $1.2m Seed Round from Riso Capital, SEA Fund, & strategic angels

Posted on May 24, 2022May 24, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on D2C Fulfillment platform ZFW Dark Stores raises $1.2m Seed Round from Riso Capital, SEA Fund, & strategic angels

ZFW Dark Stores, a full-stack fulfilment technology platform for E-commerce brands, on Monday, announced that it has raised a $1.2m Seed round from Riso Capital, SEA Fund, Lead Fund, and a clutch of marquee founder-angels. New investors also include Middle East conglomerate Qudrah National Holdings, Archana Priyadarshini (GP, Point One Capital), South Asia Technology Partners, Long Tail Ventures, Jasminder Gulati (Founder, NowFloats; acquired by Reliance), and founders of India’s fastest-growing brands like The Mom’s Co (Mohit Sadaani), Rage Coffee (Bharat Sethi), … Continue reading “D2C Fulfillment platform ZFW Dark Stores raises $1.2m Seed Round from Riso Capital, SEA Fund, & strategic angels”

Fanztar raises 5 Cr in funding led by India Quotient and ShareChat founders

Posted on May 12, 2022May 12, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Fanztar raises 5 Cr in funding led by India Quotient and ShareChat founders

The Web3 startup eyes scaling existing operations, strengthening team and launching the product post funding Fanztar, a web3 platform for the creator economy, today announced that it has raised 5 Cr in Seed funding led by India Quotient, a seed-to-early-stage venture capital firm having invested in over 100 startups. The funding series also saw participation from ShareChat Founders – Ankush Sachdeva, Bhanu Pratap Singh & Farid Ahsan along with Sarthak Misra (Softbank India), Manohar Charan (CFO, ShareChat) and Tarsame Mittal … Continue reading “Fanztar raises 5 Cr in funding led by India Quotient and ShareChat founders”

Advocating Zero Silk Waste, ReshaMandi invests in Skincare brand Healios Wound Solutions

Posted on May 11, 2022May 11, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Advocating Zero Silk Waste, ReshaMandi invests in Skincare brand Healios Wound Solutions

ReshaMandi, India’s first and largest digital ecosystem for natural fibre supply chain has made its foray into the skincare segment by making a substantial investment in Bangalore based skincare brand Healios Wound Solutions. The investment will allow Healios to expand its silk protein based skincare range and market it to a wider audience looking for natural, sustainable and environment-friendly skincare products.Sericin has unique antioxidant, anti-ageing, moisture retention, and depigmentation properties, which makes it an ideal ingredient in any skincare line. … Continue reading “Advocating Zero Silk Waste, ReshaMandi invests in Skincare brand Healios Wound Solutions”

Tech Start-Up Bizzo Garners USD 2 Million in Funding from ICICI Bank-Led Group of Investors

Posted on May 5, 2022May 5, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Tech Start-Up Bizzo Garners USD 2 Million in Funding from ICICI Bank-Led Group of Investors

The funds will help to further solidify Bizzo’s vision of digitally empowering India’s SMB ecosystem Bizzo, a Covid-born tech start-up launchedto empower digitisation of small and independent service businesses, has received the financial backing of USD 2 million from a strong investor community led by ICICI Bank and Orios Venture Partners. With this fresh funding infusion, Bizzo will accelerate its plan to help service-preneurs to digitally build, scale and organise their businesses. Bizzo’s funding announcement is in tandem with several … Continue reading “Tech Start-Up Bizzo Garners USD 2 Million in Funding from ICICI Bank-Led Group of Investors”

STARTUP ACCELERATOR, MARWARI CATALYSTS AIMS TO RAISE $10M AT A VALUATION OF $90M AFTER CLOSING ITS LAST ROUND AT $20M

Posted on May 2, 2022May 2, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on STARTUP ACCELERATOR, MARWARI CATALYSTS AIMS TO RAISE $10M AT A VALUATION OF $90M AFTER CLOSING ITS LAST ROUND AT $20M

MCats is a family of 40+ portfolio startups. Represents 100+ co-founders club. MCats is a family of 35% portfolio startups led by women co-founders. The accelerator holds a strong network across Tier II & Tier III cities. The fresh fund will be utilised to scale up the startups, strengthen the ecosystem and foray into new markets. MCats is purely category-specific Accelerator and not an Incubator or Angel Network. India’s startup ecosystem enabler, Marwari Catalysts, aims to raise $10M at a … Continue reading “STARTUP ACCELERATOR, MARWARI CATALYSTS AIMS TO RAISE $10M AT A VALUATION OF $90M AFTER CLOSING ITS LAST ROUND AT $20M”

Prakriti E-mobility secures lead investment from Europe’s IEG as part of its USD 5 million Pre-Series A round

Posted on April 19, 2022April 19, 2022Categories Funding News   Leave a comment on Prakriti E-mobility secures lead investment from Europe’s IEG as part of its USD 5 million Pre-Series A round

·         Plans to expand its EV charging stations across India ·         Plans to expand its EV fleet ·         Plans to introduce technological advancements in its mobile application ‘Evera’ Prakriti E-mobility, a leader in electric mobility in India, has secured a lead investment from Europe’s growth-focused IEG Investment Banking Group as part of its USD 5 million Pre-Series A funding round. With this investment, the company plans on implementing technological advancements, expansion of EV fleet and empaneling EV charging stations into its mobile application … Continue reading “Prakriti E-mobility secures lead investment from Europe’s IEG as part of its USD 5 million Pre-Series A round”