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    Gingercrush raises seed round from Saha Fund, others

    Vadodara-based Gingercrush operates a portal where customers can customise products ranging from shirts and mugs to phone cases and toys. Bengaluru: Gingercrush.com (operated by Swadesh Essfil Private Ltd) on Friday said it raised seed funding in an investment round led by Saha Fund, a venture fund for women entrepreneurs, to scale up its platform. Ankita […]

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    Zimmber set to raise up to $7 million from Snapdeal, others

    Zimmber claims to have over 1,000 transactions per day on its platform. Bengaluru: Home services start-up Zimmber, run by Rejuvenate Solutions Pvt. Ltd, is close to raising $6-7 million from online marketplace Snapdeal and other investors, two people aware of the development said. Founded in 2014 by Anubhab Goel, Gaurav Shrivastava and Amit Kumar, Zimmber […]

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    Gurgaon based beauty start-up Stylofie raises funds from IDC’s Jaideep Mehta

    The company did not disclose the amount raised. New Delhi: Gurgaon-based beauty and wellness start-up Stylofie on Tuesday said it has raised funds from International Data Corp.’s (IDC) managing director for South Asia Jaideep Mehta. The company did not disclose the amount raised. With this, Mehta joined Stylofie’s board of directors and will mentor the […]

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    Affimity raises $1.2 million from Silicon Valley angel investors

    Affimity allows users to focus on their passions and specific interests, filtering out irrelevant content and displaying only those posts that are relevant to the users’ interests. It currently has over 35 channels. Mumbai: Bengaluru-based social networking start-up Affimity Inc. said on Wednesday it has raised $1.2 million in angel funding from a group of […]

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    Snapdeal raises $200 million from Canadian pension fund, Iron Pillar

    In August, Snapdeal raised $500 million mainly from Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group, Foxconn Technology Group and existing investor Softbank Group, which valued the Delhi-based firm at about $4.8 billion post money India’s second largest e-commerce firm Snapdeal on Sunday said it has raised $200 million in fresh funds from investors led by Canada’s Ontario […]

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    Aasaanjobs raises $5 million from Aspada Advisors, others

    Aasaanjobs last raised $1.5 million in a round led by IDG Ventures and Inventus Capital in January 2015. Mumbai-based Aasaanjobs Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates recruitment website Aasaanjobs, on Monday said it had raised $5 million in a Series A funding round led by Aspada Advisors, with participation from existing investors. Aasaanjobs last raised […]

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    TableHero raises $1 million from growX ventures, Freecharge founders, others

    Apart from growX, FreeCharge founders Kunal Shah and Sandeep Tandon, India Value Fund Advisors partner and former chief executive officer of Network 18, Haresh Chawla, Powai Lake ventures and Globevestor also took part in the funding round. New Delhi: TableHero, a start-up providing an intelligent operating system for small local businesses, said on Tuesday that […]

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    Tracxn raises funding from Nandan Nilekani, Mohandas Pai, others

    According to documents filed with the registrar of companies, Tracxn posted revenue of Rs.2.31 crore for the year ended 31 March 2015, up from Rs.9.78 lakh in the previous year. Bengaluru: Start-up data analytics firm Tracxn Technologies Pvt. Ltd on Wednesday said it has raised funding from a group of angel investors, including former UIDAI […]

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    RAW Pressery gets fresh funds from Sequoia Capital, others

    Started in 2013 by the former marketer as an experiment to fill the gaps in India’s health beverages market, RAW Pressery has become a fad among fitness enthusiasts. Rakyan Beverages Pvt. Ltd, the maker of organic cold-pressed juices sold under the brand RAW Pressery, has raised close to $4.5 million in series B funding from […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Ibibo to raise $250 million from Naspers

    A file photo of Ashish Kashyap, founder and chief executive officer, Ibibo Group. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Indicating a huge opportunity in the travel and hotel booking space, South African media company Naspers Group on Wednesday announced its plans to invest an additional $250 million in online travel venture Ibibo Group, which owns and operates […]