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Jonty Rhodes highlights importance of Ayurveda in sports

09 Aug 2020

Jonty Rhodes highlights importance of Ayurveda in sports

Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes has launched an AI-based Ayurveda company 'We R Wellness' along with Indian businessman Rajat Sharma and Ayurveda specialist and sports nutritionist Dr Onkar Rajiv Bilgi.

Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

22 Jun 2020

Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

Online grocery start-up Milkbasket has raised $5.5 million in a Series-B round of funding.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amid lockdown, Paytm employees made to forgo leave benefits

16 May 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amid lockdown, Paytm employees made to forgo leave benefits

As businesses face the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, employees at the tech firm Paytm have been made to forgo certain leave benefits.

Lemonop brings you 'Passion Story Contest' with exciting cash prizes

31 Mar 2020

Lemonop brings you 'Passion Story Contest' with exciting cash prizes

As you stay home amid the ongoing 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, you can earn exciting cash prizes, simply by opening up about your passion.

Tea cafe chain Chaayos raises $21.5 million funding

11 Feb 2020

Tea cafe chain Chaayos raises $21.5 million funding

Chaayos, a technology-led cafe chain which sells a variety of tea and snacks, has raised $21.5 million in a mix of equity and debt funding round led by Think Investment.

Snacking start-up Samosa Singh raises $2.7 million funding

24 Jan 2020

Snacking start-up Samosa Singh raises $2.7 million funding

Food start-up Samosa Singh, which provides India's favorite snack samosa with different varieties and a modernized touch, has raised $2.7 million in a Series A round of funding.

Bike rental start-up Bounce raises $105 million Series D funding

23 Jan 2020

Bike rental start-up Bounce raises $105 million Series D funding

Bounce (formerly known as Metro Bikes), a Bengaluru-based start-up that provides last-mile connectivity solutions, has raised $105 million in a Series D round of funding.

Online beauty store Purplle raises $8 million in funding

14 Jan 2020

Online beauty store Purplle raises $8 million in funding

In a new development, Purplle, a Mumbai-based e-commerce company dealing in beauty and personal care products, has raised $8 million.

Logistics start-up XpressBees raises $10 million from Alibaba

04 Jan 2020

Logistics start-up XpressBees raises $10 million from Alibaba

Pune-based XpressBees has raised $10 million in funding from existing investor Alibaba, according to regulatory filings of the company.

Lenskart raises $231 million, enters the elite unicorn club

20 Dec 2019

Lenskart raises $231 million, enters the elite unicorn club

Lenskart, a Faridabad-based start-up providing a platform to buy eyewear online, has reportedly raised $231 million in a Series G round of funding led by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank.

Ed-tech start-up Springboard raises $11 million

18 Dec 2019

Ed-tech start-up Springboard raises $11 million

Springboard, a San Francisco-headquartered company that provides career upscaling solutions with courses for data science, design, analytics, etc, has raised $11 million in post-Series A funding round.

Paytm raises another $669.5 million from existing investors

13 Dec 2019

Paytm raises another $669.5 million from existing investors

Just a couple of weeks after raising a whopping $1 billion, One97 Communications, the parent of digital payments giant Paytm, has raised $669.5 million (roughly Rs. 4,724 crore) in another round of funding.

Arjun Kapoor aims to improve gender parity with his start-up

13 Dec 2019

Arjun Kapoor aims to improve gender parity with his start-up

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor who recently turned investor by co-investing in food delivery start-up FoodCloud, has said that his company is aiming to improve gender parity in our society.

Digital payments giant PhonePe raises $82.5 million: Details here

11 Dec 2019

Digital payments giant PhonePe raises $82.5 million: Details here

PhonePe, a Flipkart-owned company that offers a payment platform to transfer money instantly, has raised $82.5 million in funding.

The Moms Co. raises $5 million in Series-B funding round

10 Dec 2019

The Moms Co. raises $5 million in Series-B funding round

The Moms Co., a Gurugram-based start-up that provides mother and baby care consumer goods, has raised $5 million in a Series B round of funding.

FableStreet raises $2.9 million in Series A round of funding

09 Dec 2019

FableStreet raises $2.9 million in Series A round of funding

FableStreet, a fashion brand that claims to offer premium work-wear for women, has raised $2.9 million in Series A round.

Nivesh.com raises $600k in seed round of funding

07 Dec 2019

Nivesh.com raises $600k in seed round of funding

Nivesh.com, a Noida-based mutual funds investment platform, has raised $600k (approximately Rs. 4.3 crore) in a seed round of funding.

CarDekho raises $70 million in Series D funding round

05 Dec 2019

CarDekho raises $70 million in Series D funding round

CarDekho, a Jaipur-headquartered company providing enterprise mobility solutions as well as a platform to buy/sell used vehicles, has raised $70 million in a Series D round of funding.

Hyderabad-based Froogal raises $1 million in Pre-Series A round

04 Dec 2019

Hyderabad-based Froogal raises $1 million in Pre-Series A round

Froogal, a Hyderabad-based loyalty and engagement platform which rewards users for their shopping habits, has raised $1 million in a Pre-Series A funding round.

Online insurance provider Acko raises $16 million from Ascent Capital

30 Nov 2019

Online insurance provider Acko raises $16 million from Ascent Capital

Mumbai-based insurance-tech start-up Acko General Insurance, a digital first platform which primarily offers two-wheeler and four-wheeler insurance, has raised $16 million in funding from Ascent Capital.

#DreamJobAlert: Start-up offering Rs. 1 lakh to sleep at work

29 Nov 2019

#DreamJobAlert: Start-up offering Rs. 1 lakh to sleep at work

What is your idea of a dream job? A fancy workplace with high pay, maybe even a chilled out environment?

Biotechnology start-up Zumutor Biologics raises $4 million: Details here

28 Nov 2019

Biotechnology start-up Zumutor Biologics raises $4 million: Details here

Zumutor Biologics Inc., a biotechnology start-up founded in Bengaluru, has raised $4 million in a fresh round of funding.

Logistics start-up BlackBuck raises Rs. 56 crore from Trifecta

27 Nov 2019

Logistics start-up BlackBuck raises Rs. 56 crore from Trifecta

BlackBuck, a Bengaluru-based logistics start-up, has raised Rs. 56 crore (approximately $7.83 million) in debt and equity round from venture debt firm, Trifecta Capital.

Bike-sharing start-up Yulu raises $8 million from Bajaj Auto

26 Nov 2019

Bike-sharing start-up Yulu raises $8 million from Bajaj Auto

Yulu, a Bengaluru-based start-up, has raised $8 million in the latest funding round led by India's leading two wheeler manufacturer, Bajaj Auto.

Social commerce start-up WMall receives Rs. 64 crore funding

21 Nov 2019

Social commerce start-up WMall receives Rs. 64 crore funding

WMall, a Bengaluru-based social commerce start-up that sells kitchen items as well as women's beauty products, has raised Rs. 64 crore (approximately $9 million) in a Series B round of funding.

Med-tech start-up Medikabazaar receives $15.8 million funding

18 Nov 2019

Med-tech start-up Medikabazaar receives $15.8 million funding

Medikabazaar, a start-up offering B2B online marketplace for medical devices and supplies, has raised $15.8 million in a Series B funding round.

Social commerce start-up SimSim raises Rs. 43.39 crore: Details here

16 Nov 2019

Social commerce start-up SimSim raises Rs. 43.39 crore: Details here

SimSim, a Delhi-based social commerce start-up which sells grooming products, has raised Rs. 43.39 crore ($6 million) in Series A round of funding.

Micro-mobility start-up Zypp raises Rs. 15 crore from IAN

15 Nov 2019

Micro-mobility start-up Zypp raises Rs. 15 crore from IAN

Gurugram-based micro-mobility start-up Zypp (formerly Mobycy), which is known for providing last-mile connectivity through its e-scooters, has raised Rs. 15 crore in a pre-Series A round of funding.

With smokeless chulhas, this woman's start-up tackles pollution

15 Nov 2019

With smokeless chulhas, this woman's start-up tackles pollution

Traditional mud chulhas are a common sight in a rural Indian household, often accompanied by black shadows tracing the kitchen walls from soot collected over time.

Beer brand Coolberg raises $3.5 million in Series A round

14 Nov 2019

Beer brand Coolberg raises $3.5 million in Series A round

Coolberg, a Mumbai-based beverage start-up that offers flavored non-alcoholic beers, has raised $3.5 million in Series A round of funding.

Social gaming platform SuperGaming raises $1.3 million seed funding

13 Nov 2019

Social gaming platform SuperGaming raises $1.3 million seed funding

SuperGaming, the social gaming platform for casual gamers, has raised $1.3 million in seed funding.

Insurance aggregator Policybazaar raises $150 million from Tencent

11 Nov 2019

Insurance aggregator Policybazaar raises $150 million from Tencent

Insurance aggregator company Policybazaar, which compares financial services from major insurance companies for instant purchases, has raised $150 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Ed-tech start-up Adda247 raises $6 million from Naukri's parent company

08 Nov 2019

Ed-tech start-up Adda247 raises $6 million from Naukri's parent company

Adda247, a test preparation platform that offers courses to crack government job exams, has raised $6 million in a Series-B round of funding.

YourOwnROOM raises $1.3 million in seed round of funding

07 Nov 2019

YourOwnROOM raises $1.3 million in seed round of funding

YourOwnROOM, a Bengaluru-based start-up that helps students and working professionals find an ideal residential place, has raised $1.3 million in a seed round of funding.

Exam-prep app Gradeup raises $7 million from Times Internet

05 Nov 2019

Exam-prep app Gradeup raises $7 million from Times Internet

Gradeup, an ed-tech start-up that provides online test preparation courses for various competitive entrance and government exams, has raised $7 million in Series A round of funding from Times Internet.

Vernacular news aggregator start-up Lokal raises $3 million

05 Nov 2019

Vernacular news aggregator start-up Lokal raises $3 million

Lokal, a Bengaluru-based local content aggregator that serves news to vernacular audiences based on their location, has raised $3 million in a new round of funding.

Bus aggregator start-up Shuttl raises $18 million in funding

01 Nov 2019

Bus aggregator start-up Shuttl raises $18 million in funding

Shuttl, a Gurugram-based bus aggregator that promises to make daily commute safe, reliable, and affordable for everyone, has raised $18 million in Series C round of funding.

Binny Bansal invests $12.3 million in customer engagement platform Mobikon

26 Oct 2019

Binny Bansal invests $12.3 million in customer engagement platform Mobikon

Mobikon, a marketing and data-exchange platform for restaurants, has raised $12.3 million in Series B round of funding.

AI-based fintech start-up Crediwatch raises $3.2 million: Details here

24 Oct 2019

AI-based fintech start-up Crediwatch raises $3.2 million: Details here

Bengaluru-based fintech start-up Crediwatch has raised $3.2 million in Series A round of funding.

Ayushmann turns investor, picks up stakes in The Man Company

22 Oct 2019

Ayushmann turns investor, picks up stakes in The Man Company

After celebrities like Deepika Padukone and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, actor Ayushmann Khurrana has joined the list of investors from B-town.