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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Franklin PE arm sells Dailyhunt stake to China’s Bytedance for $19.2 mn

DailyhuntFranklin Templeton Private Equity Strategy has exited vernacular news aggregator Dailyhunt, selling its stake to existing investor Bytedance of China, a financial daily reported on Wednesday. Franklin Templeton PE sold its stake in Ver Se’ Innovation Pvt. Ltd, which runs Dailyhunt, for around Rs 130 crore ($19.2 million), a report in The Economic Times said. […]

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Pocket Aces raises $3 mn led by Sequoia Capital

Seed_funding_junaidMumbai-based Pocket Aces Pictures Pvt Ltd, which runs digital entertainment startup Pocket Aces, has raised $3 million (Rs 20 crore) in a round of funding led by venture capital firm Sequoia Capital India, the company announced on Thursday. Other investors included North Base Media, TV Mohandas Pai-led Aarin Capital, 3one4 Capital, Axilor Ventures, and FreeCharge […]

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Cloud telephony firm Knowlarity raises under $20 mn

Ambarish Gupta, founder & CEO of KnowlarityCloud telephony firm Knowlarity Communications Pvt. Ltd has raised Rs 133 crore ($19.5 million) in a Series C funding round from Dubai-based private equity firm Delta Partners Capital and other investors. Sequoia Capital India and Mayfield Fund also participated in the round, the company said in a statement. This round also included an undisclosed amount […]

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Second-hand goods marketplace Zefo raises $6 mn from Sequoia, others

ThinkstockPhotos-4950598412Bengaluru-based Zero Effort Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs second-hand goods marketplace Zefo, has raised $6 million (Rs 40 crore) in series A round of funding led by Sequoia India, with participation from venture capital firms Beenext and Helion Ventures, which is also an existing investor. Zefo sells used products, which are verified by the site. In […]

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Cloud data backup firm Druva raises $51 mn from Sequoia, others

Funding_0008Silicon Valley-based cloud backup and data protection firm Druva Inc. said on Wednesday it has raised $51 million (Rs 340 crore) in a new round of funding led by existing investor Sequoia Capital India. Singapore’s EDBI, the corporate investment arm of Singapore Economic Development Board, as well as Blue Cloud Ventures and Hercules Capital were […]

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