Big data hiring startup Belong raises $10 mn from Sequoia, Matrix Partners

BelongBangalore-based recruitment solutions startup Belong.co, owned and operated by Belong Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, has raised $10 million (Rs 67 crore) in Series B funding led by Sequoia Capital India. Existing investor Matrix Partners India also invested in this round, Belong said in a statement. The company, which raised $5 million in 2015, said that […]

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Expense management startup Fyle Technologies raises $400K from Pravega, others

L to R: Siva Narayanan and Yashwanth Madhusudan, Co-Founders, Fyle TechnologiesExpense management company Fyle Technologies has raised $400,000 (Rs. 2.67 crore) in its seed round led by early stage venture firm Pravega Ventures, the startup’s founder Sivaramakrishnan Narayanan told Techcircle. Venture fund Beenext, redBus co-founder Phanindra Sama, Zivame co-founder Richa Kar, and Qubole co-founder Joydeep Sen Sharma also participated in the round. Fyle Technologies was […]

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Ed-tech startup Unacademy gets funding from Flipkart, Paytm founders

Education3Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs educational-technology platform Unacademy, has raised Rs 6.7 crore ($1 million) from a clutch of investors including Flipkart co-founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma. The Economic Times, which first reported the development, said the round was led by Blume Ventures. Stanford Angels India, […]

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Ratan Tata leads as Flipkart, Snapdeal founders vanish from top angels’ list

Ratan-N.-TataRatan Tata, chairman emeritus at Tata Sons Ltd, is heading the pack of India’s top angel investors so far this year while the founders of Flipkart and Snapdeal are conspicuous by their absence from the list. The 78-year-old Tata, who started investing in startups after retiring as chairman of the diversified Tata Group in December […]

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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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Redbus, TaxiForSure founders back photo discovery platform Galleri5

Galleri5_feRedbus founder Phanindra Sama and TaxiForSure founder Raghunandan G, along with a bunch of other investors, have led an angel funding round in visual discovery platform Galleri5. The new capital will be utilised for content development, hiring talent, marketing strategies, and talent acquisition, said Rahul Rengulapati, co-founder, Galleri5. The portal, run by Galleri5 Technologies Pvt. Ltd, […]

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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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Cloud-based CSR related IT platform NextGen raises funding from Mumbai Angels, others

Bangalore-based NextGen PMS Pvt Ltd., which owns and operates technology enabled CSR & sustainability management company NextGen, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding through a syndicate between Mumbai Angels and a group of unnamed strategic investors, based in India and the Silicon Valley. Phanindra Sama, co-founder of redBus who led the round for Mumbai […]

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