News website The Ken raises $400K from angels

News website The Ken raises $400K from angelsSubscription-based news startup, The Ken, has raised $400,000 (Rs 2.68 crore) from a clutch of investors, the company said in an email statement. The participants in this round of funding include Aprameya Radhakrishna, co-founder, TaxiForSure; Deepak Natraj, managing director, Aarin Capital; Girish Mathrubootham, founder and CEO, Freshdesk; Mahesh Murthy, founder of Pinstorm and co-founder of […]

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Gadget repair startup iService gets $440K in seed funding

Gadget repair startup iServiceBengaluru-based ServiceMonk Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates gadget repair startup iService, has raised Rs 3 crore (about $440,000) in seed funding led by Blume Ventures. Freshdesk co-founder Girish Mathrubootham and TaxiForSure co-founder Aprameya Radhakrishna also invested in this round, the startup said in a statement on Friday. Tapzo chief executive Ankur Singla, former Flipkart executive […]

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TaxiForSure founder, others invest in Hyperlocal delivery startup Daily Ninja

Daily-Ninja_founders2Hyperlocal delivery startup Daily Ninja, operated by Daily Ninja Delivery Services Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series A round of funding from a group of investors, led by existing investors Aprameya Radhakrishna, founder of TaxiForSure and Venk Krishnan of NuVentures. The funds were raised via the LetsVenture platform and Tracxn Syndicate, […]

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Exclusive: Online counselling startup YourDOST raises funding from SAIF Partners, others

Fund_mukul_feBangalore-based YourDOST, an online counselling and psychological support platform, has raised $1.2 million (around Rs 8 crore) in a funding round led by venture capital firm SAIF Partners, according to VCCEdge, the data research platform of VCCircle, and filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC). Existing investors Aprameya Radhakrishnan, co-founder, TaxiForSure; Phanindra Sama, co-founder, redBus; […]

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Ed-tech platform Unacademy raises $500K

Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs education technology platform Unacademy, has raised $500,000 (about Rs 3.3 crore) in a funding round led by Blume Ventures. Google’s Rajan Anandan, CommonFloor founder Sumit Jain, redBus founder Phanindra Sama, TaxiForSure founder Aprameya Radhakrishna and former Flipkart executive Sujeet Kumar also participated in the round. “Unacademy’s vision is […]

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Blume Ventures backs rewards app m.Paani

m.PaaniLoyalty rewards platform m.Paani has raised an undisclosed amount in funding in its pre-Series A round of funding led by Blume Ventures. Adil Allana of The Allana Group, Aprameya Radhakrishna, founder of TaxiForSure, and Gautam Ivatury, co-founder of Meradoctor and Signal Point Partners also participated in this round. The new capital will be used for […]

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Blume Ventures backs rewards app m.Paani

m.PaaniLoyalty rewards platform m.Paani has raised an undisclosed amount in funding in its pre-Series A round of funding led by Blume Ventures. Adil Allana of The Allana Group, Aprameya Radhakrishna, founder of TaxiForSure, and Gautam Ivatury, co-founder of Meradoctor and Signal Point Partners also participated in this round. The new capital will be used for […]

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Recap 2015: A year of fresh beginnings for top techpreneurs

For a founder, bidding adieu to the company he started isn’t easy. Many entrepreneurs find it difficult to emotionally detach themselves from their ventures even after parting ways. In most cases, exits are propelled by a change in management control. Then there are instances where the company’s under-performance leads to a shakeout. In rare situations, […]

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Daily Ninja gets seed funding from TFS’ Radhakrishna, others

Daily Ninja, a mobile app that delivers daily needs on a subscription model, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from TaxiForSure (TFS) co-founder Aprameya Radhakrishna and other investors. FindYogi’s Naman Sarawagi, Delyver’s Afsal Salu and six other angel investors also put money in the Bangalore-based hyperlocal delivery startup, as per a press statement. Daily […]

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Car services marketplace Cartisan raises seed funding from Global Founders, YouWeCan and others

Bangalore-based automotive services marketplace Cartisan has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Global Founders Capital, Yuvraj Singh’s YouWeCan Ventures, TaxiForSure founder Aprameya Radhakrishna and others. Cartisan will use the money to extend its operations beyond Bangalore and broaden the service provider network, as per a press statement. “We believe in Cartisan’s vision to simplify car […]

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