Social networking app Pulse raises $500K from SAIF Partners

For-Pulse-Story-TC_ThinkstockPhotos-531313679Pulse, a social networking app that enables users to stay connected with their college or school communities, has raised $500,000 (around Rs 3.4 crore) in funding from venture and growth capital fund SAIF Partners. Pulse, owned by Instalively Livestreaming Pvt. Ltd, provides users a full-screen visual experience of colleges around them, with customised stickers. The […]

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Social networking app ShareChat raises Series A funding

ShareChat, a regional language social networking app operated by Mohalla Tech Pvt. Ltd, has raised $4 million (Rs 27.5 crore) in a Series A round of funding led by Lightspeed India Partners. The round also saw participation from existing investors SAIF Partners and India Quotient, as well as from Delhi-based early-stage venture capital firm Venture […]

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SAIF Partners leads funding in social networking platform ShareChat

Money111ShareChat, a regional language social networking platform, has secured about $1.35 million (Rs 9 crore) in investment from SAIF Partners and existing investor India Quotient. Bangalore-based ShareChat, run by Mohalla Tech Pvt. Ltd, allows users to share videos, jokes, audio songs and images in Hindi, Telugu, Marathi and Malayalam. The deal was closed in October […]

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Check out the six startups selected for Google’s accelerator programme

google_launchedGoogle has announced the second batch of Indian startups that will receive up to $50,000 (around Rs 33 lakh) in equity-free seed funding as part of being selected for its startup accelerator programme, Google Launchpad. Home services startup Taskbob, mobile social gaming firm PlaySimple Games, social networking chat platform ShareChat, online credit firm RedCarpet, online […]

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