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  • Neeman’s – Hyderabad-based sustainable shoe brand raises $1 Mn

    Hyderabad-based sustainable shoe brand Neeman’s on Monday (2 March) raised $1 million in Pre-Series A round led by Anicut Angel Fund.

  • Online car retailer Spinny raises $43.7 Mn from Infosys’ chairman

    Gurugram, India-based online used car retailer Spinny yesterday raised $43.7 million in a Series B round led by Fundamentum Partnership

  • Atraxn Partners invests in youth-focused Hostel chain ‘GoStops’

    Atraxn Partners, owned by the founders of Wheebox today announced that it has invested in the Delhi-based full-stack youth hostel company goStops.

  • Spaciya Advisors – Noida-based Real Estate tech startup raises undisclosed amount

    Noida-based Spaciya Advisors, a research-led real estate consultancy firm today announced about its Pre-Series funding round from the angel investor Alok Garg.

  • LetsTransport – Bengaluru-based logistics startup acquihires Pixlcoders

    Bengaluru-based tech logistics startup LetsTransport on Friday acquihired Pixlcoders, a web and mobile development startup from Bengaluru.

  • OYO CEO Ritesh Agarwal earns the title of ‘Youngest SELF-MADE Billionaire’ after Kylie Jenner

    India’s hospitality behemoth OYO joined the unicorn club in 2018 and now its CEO Ritesh Agarwal has scooped the title of ‘Youngest Self-Made Billionaire’

  • Rupeek – Bengaluru-based online gold loan provider raises $60 Mn from Binny Bansal & GGV

    The Bengaluru-based online gold loan provider Rupeek the present week raised $60 million across two funding rounds.

  • Hasura – Bengaluru-based developer tools startup raises $9.9 Mn from Vertex Ventures US

    The Bengaluru-based developer tools startup Hasura on Wednesday raised $9.9 million funding in a Series A round led by Vertex Ventures US.

  • – Delhi-based healthtech startup raises INR 115 Cr from Sequoia and MassMutual Ventures

    The New-Delhi, India-based healthtech startup on Thursday raised INR 115 crore (around $0.224 million) from Sequoia India and MassMutual Ventures

  • Josh Talks raises $1.5 Mn from New York’s MDIF fund

    The Gurugram, India-based media platform JoshTalks on Wednesday raised $1.5 million in a Pre-Series A funding round from New York-based MDIF.

  • PAYFORT partners with valU to empower Egyptian consumers with multiple payment options

    PAYFORT partners with award-winning Fintech app, valU, to allow a broader range of online merchants to offer a ‘buy now, pay monthly’

  • Falcon Edge scoops $300 Mn from Abu Dhabi & UAE for its India-focused VC fund

    US-based global alternative asset manager Falcon Edge on Tuesday raised a $300 million for its India-focused fund called Alpha Wave Incubation (AWI)

  • Shuttl – Office commutation app raises INR 24 Cr funding from Japan’s Sojitz

    The Gurugram, Haryana, India-based office commutation app Shuttl on Tuesday (18 Feb) raised INR 23.87 Cr in a Series C funding round from Sojitz Corporation

  • Blume Ventures – India’s VC raises $102 Mn in Fund III to back early-stage startups

    Indian early-stage focussed venture capital firm Blume Ventures closes its Blume Ventures Fund III at $102 million to invest in early-stage startups.

  • Whatfix Raises $32 Mn funding from Sequoia Capital India

    California-headquartered Whatfix, a digital adoption platform (DAS) today raised $32 million in a Series C funding round led by Sequoia Capital India