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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How women entrepreneurs are smashing the glass ceiling

women_entrepreneursEighty rupees was all it took a group of women five decades ago to start a business that is now a household name in India. Not many will be able to recall the names of those seven women but the story of Lijjat papad is perhaps the most outstanding example of women entrepreneurship in India. […]

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POPxo raises $2M from IDG, Kalaari and 500 Startups

POPxo.com, a digital publication targeted at young women, has raised $2 million (Rs 13 crore) in a Series A funding round led by IDG Ventures India and Kalaari Capital, with participation from 500 Startups. Luxeva Ltd UK, which runs the fashion and lifestyle content portal, will use the funds to expand editorial operations in English […]

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