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Group-Dating Site Ignighter Raises $3M In Series A Funding On India Story

New York based group-dating site Ignighter.com has raised $3 million in Series A funding from a group of investors, 40 percent of whom are from India, led by Point Judith Capital with GSA Venture Partners, Founder Collective, GTI Capital Group, Hugo Enterprises, Rajan Anandan (Google India Head), David Cohen, Dave Tisch, Kal Vepuri, Peter Lehrman, Nihal Mehta, Sasha Mirchandani(managing partner of Mumbai based Kae Capital) and other angels participating, report TechCrunch and The New York Times. What's interesting here is that the site has managed to raise funding on an India plank: after failing to ignite in the US, the dating site noticed that it was getting an increasing number of registrations from India. So, Ignighter launched an India specific site in January 2010 (it has a site Ignighter.in), and since then claims to have acquired 2 million users with…

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