Blockchain-enabled gifting platform Easter Egg raises $400K seed investment

pixel-gift_feEaster Egg, a blockchain-enabled gifting platform, has raised $400,000 in its initial round of funding from Singapore-based early stage investment firm Wealthy Ideas, a company executive told VCCircle. The startup will use the funds to expand to other geographies, Easter Egg’s co-founder and chief executive Sandeep Sangli said. “Apart from the core team, we also […]

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IDG Ventures and Axilor Ventures partner to fund frontier tech startups

L to R: Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Axilor Ventures and Sudhir Sethi, Chairman, IDG Ventures IndiaIndia-focused technology venture capital fund IDG Ventures India and Bangalore-based startup accelerator Axilor Ventures have come together to launch a programme to discover and fund early-stage startups in frontier tech sectors, the company said in a statement. Christened the Frontier Tech Innovators Programme, it will fund startups looking to raise seed or pre-Series A round […]

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Bitcoin startup Unocoin raises $1.5 mn from Blume Ventures, others

UnocoinBitcoin exchange Unocoin has raised $1.5 million (Rs 10 crore) in a pre-Series A funding round led by early-stage investor Blume Ventures. Mumbai Angels, ah! Ventures and international investors such as Digital Currency Group, Boost VC, Bank to the Future and FundersClub also invested in this round, the startup said in a statement. “It’s no […]

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Fin-tech startup uTrade rolls out blockchain powered solution for stock exchanges

uTrade-SolutionsChandigarh-based fin-tech startup uTrade Solutions Pvt. Ltd has launched a blockchain powered solution that enables real-time clearing and settlement of contracts across the cash and derivatives segments of the financial markets. Called uClear, the solution will enable exchanges and trading venues to clear trades post execution with greater efficiency through a private blockchain. Blockchain is […]

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