Enterprise payments firm Airpay secures Series A funding from Kalaari Capital, others

For-Airpay-Fundraise-Story-TC_ThinkstockPhotos-505770038Mumbai-based payment services startup Airpay has raised Rs 24 crore ($3.6 million) as part of a Series A round led by Kalaari Capital and existing investors Rakesh and Rajesh Jhunjhunwala. The company, operated by Airpay Payment Services Pvt. Ltd, will use the funds to build its technology, sales, distribution and support infrastructure to expand its […]

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WorkApps can now track field teams in real time with Google Maps integration

WorkAppsPune-based WorkApps Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which offers an enterprise workplace collaboration tool, has introduced an update to integrate its app within the Google Maps application programming interface (API). The update will help organisations manage large and distributed field teams more efficiently, WorkApps said in a statement. An API is the basic building block of an […]

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Meet the 12 startups selected for Yes Bank’s accelerator programme

Yes_Bank_Mukul-Mudgal1India’s fifth largest private sector lender Yes Bank has chosen 12 fintech startups for the inaugural cohort of its accelerator programme. The Yes Bank Business Accelerator Program was set up in collaboration with startup incubator T-Hub, startup advisory firm Anthill and fintech platform Let’s Talk Payments. The selected startups will go through a 15-week programme […]

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Bhavin Turakhia to invest $25 mn more in enterprise messenger Flock

Bhavin-Turakhia23Billionaire Bhavin Turakhia plans to invest $25 million in enterprise team messenger app Flock to enhance product innovation and meet global demand, the company said in a statement. As the company closes in on US-based Slack, which offers a chat and messaging app for businesses, for a larger share of the enterprise market, it also […]

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YourNest names Revvx’s Satish Mugulavalli as director of technology

Early stage venture capital firm YourNest has appointed Satish Mugulavalli as director of technology, it said in a statement. Mugulavalli – who earlier co-founded Revvx IoT Hardware Accelerator – will work closely with the fund to identify deep tech investments in areas such as IoT (Internet of Things), advanced robotics and enterprise software. “Satish will […]

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Big data company Infoworks raises $15 mn from Centerview Capital, Nexus

Amar ArsikereData warehousing company Infoworks.io Inc. has raised $15 million (Rs 98 crore) in its Series B round of investment led by Centerview Capital Technology. Existing investor Nexus Venture Partners also took part in this round, Infoworks said in a statement. As part of the investment, Ned Hooper, partner at Centerview, has joined the board of […]

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Qualcomm Ventures leads Series E round in IoT device maker Borqs

For-M-Wallet-Story_ThinkstockPhotos-497365385Borqs International Holding Corp, which operates Internet of Things (IoT) device developer Borqs, has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series E round of funding led by Qualcomm Ventures, weeks before the firm is set to undergo a reverse merger, it said in a statement. In December 2016, the company entered into an agreement with […]

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Asuka Holdings, existing investors back real estate firm Property Share

infra-shahjunaid_feBangalore-based Property Share, which offers investors fractional ownership of properties, has raised an undisclosed amount in a fresh round of investment led by Japanese venture capital investor Asuka Holdings, Kunal Moktan, founder and chief executive of the startup told VCCircle. Existing investors Pravega Ventures and Beenext also participated in this round. Owned and operated by […]

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Ideaspring makes its second bet on enterprise networking startup Lavelle Networks

Naganand_Doraswamy_feBangalore-based early stage venture fund Ideaspring Capital has invested $600,000 (Rs 4 crore) in enterprise networking startup Lavelle Networks Pvt Ltd, according to a report by a financial daily. The firm will use the funds to expand its operations and for marketing, Shyamal Kumar, co-founder told The Economic Times. On Thursday, Lavelle Networks was one […]

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Exclusive: App aggregator AppBrowzer secures $500K from Deepak Gurnani, others

Venkatesh Rao & Sunny along, co-founders, AppBrowzerBangalore-based Roid Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates instant mobile app store AppBrowzer, has raised $500,000 led by Deepak Gurnani, a member of Singapore Angel Network, Sunny Gurnani, co-founder and chief executive of the startup told VCCircle. A group of angel investors also participated in the round. Deepak, a distributor and producer of Indian movies, has […]

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