Weekly roundup on startup funding

Untitled-2Indian startups saw a lot of funding activity in the week gone by with as many as 20 companies receiving angel, seed or venture capital. Bengaluru-based WeHive Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs parenting social network TinyStep, raised $2 million in a fresh round of funding from existing investor Flipkart. In other deals, Mumbai-based online marketplace […]

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Parenting social network TinyStep secures fresh funds from Flipkart

Untitled-2Bangalore-based WeHive Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs parenting social network TinyStep, has raised Rs 13.6 crore ($2 million) in a fresh round of funding from its existing investor, e-commerce major Flipkart. The company said it will use the current funds to innovate on its product and expand its services. “We’ve grown as a product, as […]

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Parenting social discovery platform BabyChakra gets funding from RoundGlass

Sunny-Singh22BabyChakra, which connects parents to services and products for babies, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in its Series A round from RoundGlass Partners, a Seattle-based investor. The capital will be used for product development, hiring and for creating localised content, the company said in a statement. BabyChakra is an online community that provides […]

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Parenting social discovery platform BabyChakra gets funding from RoundGlass

Sunny-Singh22BabyChakra, which connects parents to services and products for babies, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in its Series A round from RoundGlass Partners, a Seattle-based investor. The capital will be used for product development, hiring and for creating localised content, the company said in a statement. BabyChakra is an online community that provides […]

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Exclusive: Parenting website Kidsstoppress raises angel funding

Mansi_1212Mumbai-based parenting and baby care startup Kidsstoppress.com has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from angel investors including Karan Bhagat, founder chief executive of IIFL Wealth. The company will use the capital to strengthen its technology infrastructure and team. It will also expand its services to more cities across the country, Mansi Zaveri, founder and […]

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Exclusive: Parenting social network TinyStep raises fresh funding from Flipkart

TinyStep2Bangalore-based WeHive Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs parenting social network TinyStep, has raised a fresh round of funding from one of its existing investors, a person privy to the development told VCCircle. The company, according to the person cited above, has raised funding from ecommerce major Flipkart. “Flipkart has put in Rs 10.6 crore ($1.58 […]

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Parenting network Tinystep gets funding from BabyCenter founder Glickman

Matt-Glickman-feBangalore-based WeHive Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs parenting social network TinyStep, has raised an undisclosed amount from Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Matt Glickman. Glickman is founder of US-based parenting portal BabyCenter. As part of the transaction, Glickman comes in as an advisory board member. “I think TinyStep is doing a great job. They are […]

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