Tag "funding"

RentoMojo raises $10M from Bain Capital Ventures and Renauld Laplanche

By : CIOL Writers

Bangalore based furniture and consumer durables rental startup RentoMojo has raised $10 million in Series B funding from private equity investor Bain Capital Ventures and fin-tech entrepreneur Renaud Laplanche. Existing investors Accel Partners and IDG Ventures also participated in the

UrbanClap raises $21M in Series C funding round

By : CIOL Writers

Home services marketplace, UrbanClap has raised $21 million in a Series C funding round led by Dubai-based VC firm Vy Capital, with participation from existing investors SAIF Partners, Accel Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. Vy Capital also bought some shares held by Snapdeal Founders,

Automotive tech startup ClearMotion raises $100mn in series C funding

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Venture capitalists have invested $100 million into a Boston-based automotive technology startup – ClearMotion – that is developing software-controlled suspension systems for cars. ClearMotion, Inc. has raised $100 million in series C financing that was led by clients advised by

FirstCry buys BabyOye, raises $34 million in funding

By : CIOL Writers

Online babycare products seller FirstCry (BrainBees Solutions Pvt. Ltd) has acquired the franchise division of Mahindra Retail Pvt. Ltd, which owns online babycare business BabyOye, in a cash and stock deal worth $54 million. The double-pronged move will not only

Funding roundup: Scripbox, Koovs, Meru Cabs, Razorpay and more

Here’s a round up of some interesting deals happened in the startup space throughout the second half of this week: EFRAC: Mauritius-based PE firm Mandala Capital has invested $10 million in Kolkata-based food testing lab EFRAC. The PE firm has

Do you have any “Qloo” what Leonardo DiCaprio is upto?

By : Riddhi Sharma

Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has invested in a startup. He has added some cash into this “cultural recommendations engine” named “Qloo”. What many don’t know is that Leonardo DiCaprio is also a low-key businessman. As documented on crunchbase he has

Ratan Tata commits personal investment in Kyazoonga

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The online ticketing platform Kyazoonga has secured investment of undisclosed amount from chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata. He made the investment in Kyazoonga in his personal capacity, which the e-ticketing startup plans to use for expansion into international markets

Edutech startup Cuemath raises $4M funding

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Cuemath, which offers a technology platform for women to run home-based learning centers for young students, has raised $4 million in Series A funding from Sequoia India. Growing over 4X in six months, the Edutech startup plans to expand its

MUrgency gets funded by Ratan Tata

By : Riddhi Sharma

Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in MUrgency, a medical emergency response startup founded by India-born Shaffi Mather in Silicon Valley . This unique startup launched its operations in the TriCity area of Punjab with a network of 36