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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Get My Parking raises $1.1 mn from IAN, others

parkingCloud-based mobile parking technology startup Get My Parking has raised $1.1 million (Rs 7.35 crore) in pre-Series A funding from Indian Angel Network (IAN), venture firm Beenext, The Chennai Angels, and Hero Corporate Services chairman Sunil Munjal. The startup will invest the fresh funds to deploy its integrated smart parking platform, it said in a […]

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NoBroker raises $7.4 mn led by Korea’s KTB Network

For-NoBroker-Story-TC_ThinkstockPhotos-515968676Bengaluru-based NoBroker Technologies Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs a peer-to-peer (P2P) property listing portal for renting homes NoBroker.com has raised $7.4 million (Rs 50 crores) s an extension to its Series B round, the company said on Monday. The funding round was led by South Korean KTB Network and existing investors, SAIF Partners, BEENEXT and […]

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Servify raises funding from Beenext, Blume Ventures, others

ServifyServify, a platform that works as a personal assistant to electronic gadgets and appliances, has raised an undisclosed amount in its pre-Series A round of funding from Beenext, and existing investors Blume Ventures and two German firms— Barkawi Holdings GmbH and TM Service Technology Holdings GmbH, according to a blog post on the company’s website. […]

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Exclusive: Job portal WorkIndia gets funding from Asuka Holdings

ThinkstockPhotos-515594438_feWorkIndia, a job portal for blue-collar workers, has raised an undisclosed amount in investment from Japanese venture capital investor Asuka Holdings. Asuka Holdings invested in WorkIndia through its Singapore-based subsidiary Asuka Global, co-founder Nilesh Dungarwal told Techcircle. This is the third time WorkIndia, operated by Mumbai-based Eloquent Info Solutions Pvt Ltd, has secured funding in […]

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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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E-commerce portal GoZefo raises $1 mn funding led by Helion Venture Partners

GoZefoBangalore-based GoZefo, an e-commerce portal marketplace for second hand and factory seconds goods run by Zero Effort Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised $1.05 million (Rs 6.9 cr) in funding led by Helion Venture Partners, according to the filings with the Registrar of Companies (ROC). BeeNext, a Singapore-based early-stage technology venture fund, also participated in the […]

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Online B2B marketplace Industrybuying appoints Manvinder Kaur as HR head

Manvinder-Kaur_feIndustrybuying.com, a Delhi-based online B2B marketplace for industrial goods, has hired former Gap Inc executive Manvinder Kaur as the vice president of human resources. Kaur will will lead the HR vertical and drive functions such as talent management, employee engagement and corporate training, the company said in a statement. The company also said it is […]

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Droom raises Series B funding from Beenext, Digital Garage and others

droomOnline marketplace for used automobiles Droom has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series B funding round from investors led by venture capital fund Beenext and Japanese internet company Digital Garage. Lightbox, Beenos and other existing investors also participated in this round. Teruhide Sato, founder and former CEO of Japanese e-commerce company and investor firm […]

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VCs who are still active in mid-stage startup investment cycle

VCIndian startups are facing a serious mid-life crisis as venture capital firms have tightened their purse strings in the conventional mid-stage funding cycle. While there is a broader slowdown in venture capital investments after money gushed last year, it is the mid-stage VC deals—Series B and Series C rounds—that have taken the biggest hit (click here and here for […]

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