Accel seed funds industrial goods marketplace Bizongo

Bizongo, a B2B marketplace for industrial goods, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Accel Partners. The Mumbai-based startup will use the money to build a unified platform for businesses in the plastics, chemicals and packaging industries to buy & sell products/ raw materials, as per a statement. “Bizongo is launching a mobile application […]

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Accel, Elevar & others back Alok Mittal’s startup Indifi

Indifi Technologies Pvt Ltd, a startup floated by angel investor and former India chief of venture capital firm Canaan Partners Alok Mittal that runs an online platform connecting small businesses with formal lending institutions, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Accel Partners and Elevar Equity among others. The startup has also raised money […]

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CureJoy gets $1.15M from Accel, others

CureJoy, an online community that connects users with alternative medication experts, has secured $1.15 million in pre-Series A funding from Accel Partners India and others. Accel’s Subrata Mitra, Larry Braitman (founder of Flycast & Adify) and Venk Krishnan (founder of Nuware Technologies) have also put money in this round, as per a press statement. Curejoy […]

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BlaBlaCar raises $200M at $1.6B valuation

Accel Partners- and European VC firm Index Ventures-backed French online carpooling venture BlaBlaCar has raised $200 million in a Series D investment round led by Insight Venture Partners and Lead Edge Capital. Stockholm-based Vostok New Ventures also participated in this round. The investment will be utilised to accelerate growth in established markets and expand its […]

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Accel India invests afresh in Big Data startup Paxata

Silicon Valley-based big data startup Paxata has secured around $18 million in a Series C round of funding led by EDBI, the venture arm of Singapore’s Economic Development Board, according to a press release. The round also saw participation from existing investors including venture capital firms Accel Partners India, Walden-Riverwood Ventures, Toba Capital and MicroStrategy’s […]

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Bangalore-based fintech startup Scripbox raises $2.5M from Accel Partners & others

Bangalore-based Scripbox.Com India Pvt Ltd, which runs an online fintech portal Scripbox, has raised Rs 16 crore ($2.49 million) in its Series A round of funding from Accel Partners and a group of angel investors, the company said on Wednesday. MakeMyTrip co-founders and top brass Deep Kalra, Rajesh Magow and Mohit Gupta also participated in […]

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Collectabillia parent raises $7.5M in Series B round from Accel Partners

Bengaluru-based celebrity fashion lines firm and the parent of online venture Collectabillia, Universal Sportsbiz Pvt. Ltd (USPL) has raised Rs 46 crore ($7.5 million) in its Series B round of funding from its existing investor Accel Partners, it said on Tuesday. Founded in April 2012, USPL’s portfolio includes Wrogn, a fashion brand inspired by cricketer Virat […]

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Mobile-only local services marketplace UrbanClap raises $10M from existing investors Accel & SAIF Partners

Delhi-based UrbanClap Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, which runs a mobile-only marketplace to find local service professionals under the UrbanClap brand, has raised $10 million (Rs 64 crore) in Series A funding from existing investors SAIF Partners and Accel Partners. UrbanClap plans to use the money to expand operations, strengthen technology and grow its team, the […]

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Startup accelerator Kyron’s parent raises $9M from Accel, others

ANSR Consulting India Pvt Ltd, a corporate consultancy firm focused on bringing multinationals to open their IT back-office operations in India that also runs Bangalore-headquartered startup accelerator Kyron, has raised $9 million (Rs 54 crore) from Accel Partners with participation of unnamed family offices and individual investors. The funds will be utilised to bring more global […]

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Ed-tech startup Vedantu raises $5M in Series A round from Accel, Tiger Global

Bangalore-based education technology startup Vedantu Innovations Pvt Ltd, which provides live online tuition to school children as also test prep courses, has raised $5 million (Rs 32 crore) in a Series A round from Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management. Vedantu is the second venture for its founders, IITians Vamsi Krishna, Pulkit Jain, Saurabh Saxena […]

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