Swiggy Has Raised $100 Million in Funding From Naspers, Meituan Dianping

HIGHLIGHTS Swiggy announced $100 million in Series F funding The round was led by Naspers, and sees a new investor Meituan Dianping Rival Zomato reportedly raised $200 million last week Swiggy on Thursday announced Series F funding from existing investors Naspers, and others including new investors Meituan Dianping, a Chinese group buying website headquartered in […]

Can’t Get a Loan from a Bank? Here are Alternative Funding Options

Securing funds to either start or grow business was once every entrepreneur’s worst nightmare. In the past, big banks and credit unions often rejected loan applications, leaving business owners with the only option of borrowing from friends and family or borrowing against receivables. A lot has, of course, changed mainly because business owners today have […]

Can’t Get a Loan from a Bank? Here are Alternative Funding Options

Securing funds to either start or grow business was once every entrepreneur’s worst nightmare. In the past, big banks and credit unions often rejected loan applications, leaving business owners with the only option of borrowing from friends and family or borrowing against receivables. A lot has, of course, changed mainly because business owners today have […]

India funding Roundup: An Emergency response App, wedding ceremony buying Portal, and extra

Our cutting-edge funding roundup tracks investments startups running on self sufficient vehicles,wedding planning, cybersecurity, analytics, emergency reaction, and crowdfunding platforms. DocsApp Bengaluru-based totally doctor teleconsultation service DocsApp announced Thursday that it has secured a seed funding of $1.2 million (more or less Rs. 7.96 crores) in investment from facebook‘s Angel tradersAnand Rajaraman, Venky Harinarayan, and […]

India Funding Roundup: An IoT Hardware Startup, Mobile Tutoring Platform, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles early and late stage investments in India’s startup ecosystem, covering investments in robotics, healthcare, e-commerce, budget hotel accommodations, and is notable for two huge funding events in the EdTech and grocery delivery space. Smartron India IoT startup Smartron India announced Tuesday that it had received an undisclosed sum of funding […]

India Funding Roundup: An On-Demand Laundry Service, Sports Discovery Platform, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles investments in Indian startups engaged in on-demand laundry, automotive sales, sports discovery, prescription medicine delivery, and credit score management. OneClickWash Gurgaon-based on-demand laundry service OneClickWash has received an undisclosed sum of funding from Unitus Seed Fund. Founded in 2015 by Vivek Iyer and Saurav Killa, the startup provides doorstep delivery […]

India Funding Roundup: A Home Tutoring Marketplace, Rickshaw Advertising Startup, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles seed and late stage investments in Indian startups engaged in tech-based recruitment, tutor aggregation, fashion discovery, home services, and more. WorkIndia Recruitment marketplace WorkIndia founded by a group of IIT/ IIM alumni recently announced Wednesday that it had secured an undisclosed sum in funding from Beenext, a Singapore-based early stage […]

Govt hikes funding for start-ups, Flipkart invests more in Myntra

Photo: iStock What to watch out for: • Flipkart invests another Rs.338 crore in its fashion portal Myntra: In an attempt to boost its leadership position in the fashion segment, Flipkart has infused Rs.338 crore into online fashion store Myntra. The fresh funds come at a time when Myntra’s nearest rival, Rocket Internet-backed Jabong, is […]

Reproductive Health Tracker LoveCycles Secures Funding, Adds Hindi Language Support

Bengaluru-based Plackal, creators of the menstrual cycle tracking app LoveCycles announced Hindi language support for its app on Tuesday, and disclosed that it has secured Rs. 5 crores from seed-stage investors, Prime Venture Partners. Launched in 2012, LoveCycles lets women record their monthly cycles, associated symptoms and trace out a pattern to help them manage […]