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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Six startups that make life easier for women

For-Enterpreneur-Story_ThinkstockPhotos-4912451372Finding a job after a prolonged professional gap or locating a hygienic toilet in a crowded market can be a daunting task for women. However, a lot of startups are coming up with innovative and tech-enabled solutions to address these challenges and many more. These startups aim to tap into a market opportunity by trying […]

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Amazon rolls out Launchpad to support startups in India

Amazon_shah_feUS-based Amazon Inc’s India subsidiary on Monday announced that it will be launching its global programme for startups Amazon Launchpad here. Under this programme, Indian startups can market their products to Amazon customers across the country and the world through an e-store, the company said in a statement. For this, Amazon has tied up with […]

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Leaf raises $250K in seed funding for women safety wearables

Leaf Wearables, a Delhi-based maker of connected jewellery for women, has raised $250,000 (Rs 1.67 crore) in seed funding from serial entrepreneur Ajeet Khurana, Omnivore Ventures’ Jinesh Shah and other angel investors. Vikram Chachra (co-founder of Eight Capital), Vijay Talreja (co-founder, Adapty Inc) and Aniruddha Malpani (director, Solidarity Investment Advisors) also put money in this […]

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