Women-focused media startup POPxo raises $2.7 mn from GREE Ventures, others

Women-focused media startup POPxo raises $2.7 mn from GREE VenturesPOPxo.com, a digital publication targeted at young women, has raised $2.7 million in a Series B funding round led by Japanese venture capital firm GREE Ventures with participation from its existing investors Kalaari Capital and IDG Ventures India. The company will invest the fresh capital on product enhancement to build new features and different formats […]

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Accel Partners leads $10 mn Series B round in AgroStar

AgroStarPune-based ULink AgriTech Pvt. Ltd, which operates direct-to-farmer mobile-based retail platform AgroStar, has raised $10 million (around Rs 66.6 crore) in its Series B round led by Accel Partners, the company said in a statement. Existing investors IDG Ventures and Aavishkaar Venture Management also participated in the round. The startup will use the funds to […]

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Med-tech startup SigTuple raises $5.8 mn from Accel, IDG Ventures, others

SigTupleMedical-technology startup SigTuple Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised $5.8 million (around Rs 38.8 crore) in a Series A funding round led by Accel Partners with participation from IDG Ventures, Endiya Partners, pi Ventures, VH Capital and Axilor Partners. A number of angel investors, including Flipkart co-founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal; and Amit Singhal, senior […]

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Mobile app management startup Hansel.io gets $1.35 mn from IDG Ventures

For-Hansel-Story-TC_ThinkstockPhotos-535412474Bengaluru-based Hansel Software Pvt. Ltd, which operates real-time mobile app management platform Hansel.io, has raised $1.35 million (around Rs 9.2 crore) in a funding round led by IDG Ventures, it said in a statement. Existing investor Endiya Partners also invested in the round. The company will use the fresh funds for developing cross-platform capabilities, hiring […]

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Exclusive: Norwest Ventures-backed iProf winding up operations

For-EPathshala-Story-TC_ThinkstockPhotos-525033566_AE-learning and test preparation company iProf Learning Solutions India Pvt. Ltd is winding down its operations, according to two people familiar with the matter. iProf’s website has not been operational for nearly a month now. “The organisation is in the process to closing down its operations,” a person who works at the company told Techcircle. […]

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Bot protection platform InfiSecure raises seed funding

MONEY55555Mumbai-based InfiSecure, a real-time bot detection and protection platform, has raised $600,000 (Rs 4.1 crore) in seed funding from IDG Ventures and Axilor Ventures. The company plans to invest the capital on research and global business development. It will also invest on technology innovation to cover more aspects of website protection, the company said in […]

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B2B packaging material marketplace Bizongo raises $3 mn from IDG, Accel

bizogoSmartpaddle Technology Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for packaging materials Bizongo, has raised $3 million (around Rs 20 crore) in Series A round of funding from IDG Ventures and existing investor Accel Partners. The Mumbai-based startup will use the money to expand its seller base, build automation, improve supply chain and […]

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Exclusive: Speech recognition startup Uniphore raises $2 mn led by IDG Ventures

Uniphore1Chennai-based speech recognition startup Uniphore Software Systems has raised $2 million (Rs 13.4 crore) in a bridge round led by IDG Ventures with participation of existing investors, including Indian Angel Network (IAN) and YourNest Angel Fund. “We are happy with the kind of progress the company has made and how it has migrated from an […]

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Fashion rental startup Flyrobe gets $5.3 mn from IDG Ventures and others

FlyrobeOn-demand fashion rental platform Flyrobe has raised $5.3 million (about Rs 35 crore) in a Series A investment round led by IDG Ventures. Tokyo-based GREE Ventures and existing investor Sequoia Capital also participated in this round, the startup said in a statement. Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Leon Seynave, chairman of Stanhope Capital, invested […]

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Fashion rental startup Flyrobe gets $5.3 mn from IDG Ventures and others

FlyrobeOn-demand fashion rental platform Flyrobe has raised $5.3 million (about Rs 35 crore) in a Series A investment round led by IDG Ventures. Tokyo-based GREE Ventures and existing investor Sequoia Capital also participated in this round, the startup said in a statement. Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Leon Seynave, chairman of Stanhope Capital, invested […]

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