Exclusive: Clinical research and data analytics startup THB raises seed funding

seed_investerClinical research and data analytics company THB has closed a seed funding round led by former executive of Nokia Ajith Sukumaran and Apoorva Patni-led early stage fund Currae Healthtech Fund, a top company executive told VCCircle without disclosing the amount. Existing investor Fireside Ventures, which is owned by Kanwaljit Singh, former MD of Helion Ventures, […]

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Yuvraj Singh-backed health-tech startup Healthians.com raises Series A funding

From L- R: Healthians Founders Deepak Sahni and Anuj MittalExpedient Healthcare Marketing Pvt. Ltd, which runs online diagnostics and wellness startup Healthians.com, said on Monday it has raised $3 million (Rs 20 crore) in a Series A round led by venture capital fund Beenext. Japanese Internet company Digital Garage and Japanese e-commerce and investment firm Beenos, among others, also participated in this funding round, […]

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Delhi NCR startups beat Bengaluru in receiving higher number of angel, seed funding cheques

Regional-analysis-(2)3Delhi NCR bagged the majority of angel and seed deals during the July-September quarter, pipping Bengaluru, according to the Quarterly Deal report by News Corp VCCEdge, the data and analytics division of The VCCircle Network. However, Bengaluru ventures trumped Delhi peers marginally in attracting venture capital funding with 20 deals against 17 in Delhi NCR. […]

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Meet the four startups joining HealthStart’s third accelerator programme

Pradeep-Jaisingh_feHealthcare-focused startup incubator HealthStart has announced the third batch of its accelerator programme. This batch has four startups including a company building an Artificial Intelligence-based diagnostics platform and a company engaging in media and communications dedicated to healthcare, HealtStart founder and chairman Pradeep K Jaisingh told TechCircle. A total of 200 companies had applied for […]

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Meet the four startups joining HealthStart’s third accelerator programme

Pradeep-Jaisingh_feHealthcare-focused startup incubator HealthStart has announced the third batch of its accelerator programme. This batch has four startups including a company building an Artificial Intelligence-based diagnostics platform and a company engaging in media and communications dedicated to healthcare, HealtStart founder and chairman Pradeep K Jaisingh told TechCircle. A total of 200 companies had applied for […]

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Exclusive: Online investment platform Goalwise gets angel funding

Team-_Goalwise-2Online investment platform Goalwise, run by Alphafront Finserv Pvt. Ltd, has raised $1 million (around Rs 6.8 crore) from a bunch of high net-worth individuals (HNIs), its CEO and co-founder Swapnil Bhaskar has told Techcircle.in. Bhaskar said the HNIs were associated with the financial services sector but declined to name the individuals. The funds raised […]

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Startups are meant to fail as much as they are meant to succeed: Aarin MD Natraj

Deepak Natraj, MD, Aarin CapitalAarin Capital, which has Infosys co-founder TV Mohandas Pai and billionaire promoter of Manipal Education & Medical Group Ranjan Pai (unrelated to each other) as its limited partners (LPs), has invested in over 35 companies and eight VC funds. The fund, formally launched in January 2012, has deployed 45% of its $150 million corpus across […]

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Online marketplace for medicines 1mg raises $15M in Series B funding

medicinesGurgaon-based Bright Lifecare Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates online drug marketplace 1mg, said it has raised Rs 100 crore ($15.03 million) in a Series B funding round from Maverick Capital Ventures, the venture capital arm of US-based hedge fund Maverick Capital. The company’s existing investors Sequoia Capital and Omidyar Network also participated in this […]

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VC firm Fenox eyes Indian tech startups as next investment target

AnisSilicon Valley-headquartered Fenox Venture Capital has added serial entrepreneur and chairman of TiE Global Venktesh Shukla as a General Partner (GP) as it looks to expand the Asian investment franchise with India as a target market. GPs are essentially investment managers “Venktesh will bring core expertise to Fenox that will strengthen and diversify our global […]

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