PriceBurp raises under $100k from Bright Ventures B.V
Mumbai-based Priceburp Media Pvt Ltd owned online deals and coupons portal PriceBurp.com, has raised under $100k from the early stage investment company Bright Ventures B.V, Netherlands. The company said it will use the funds to grow the team and facilitate tech development.
Priceburp currently claims to offer over 5000 free coupons and discount codes for various e-commerce websites, including Amazon, Travelguru, eBay, Goibibo, Jabong and Snapdeal among others. It also claims to cover coupons and deals for fashion, electronics, health and beauty, home and lifestyle and travel etc., and plans to expand to other important e-commerce categories like online education and other services eventually. The company also said it will soon announce a unique partnership which will enable it to stand out from its competitors, though it didn’t divulge any other details.
Weight-loss app ObiNo raises undisclosed amount from Healthstart
Mumbai-based Manna Healthcare Pvt Ltd owned weight-loss app ObiNo, raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from healthcare incubator Healthstart, a company executive informed Techcircle.in. The company said it will use the funds to grow its team and update the product user experience for greater customer engagement.
Founded in August 2012 as a value-added-service which provided weight-loss plans to Airtel subscribers, the company later switched to a mobile app which provides weight loss coaching to Indians with real-life coaches and tools like the eDiet plan generator and Indian meal recommendation engine. The company has currently seen around 9000 downloads of its freemium Android app, with paid packages costing Rs 299 to Rs 1,500 per month.
AirStream raises Rs 1.2 crore at TiE the Knot
Pune-based Nityaa Labs owned media streaming app AirStream.io has raised Rs 1.2 crore for 15% equity at TiE the Knot, a TiEcom Delhi 2014 and Young Turks initiative that provides early stage entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch to investors and raise seed investment. Shereen Bhan, series editor of Young Turks, confirmed the development via Twitter.
Founded by Jitin Pillai and Agnimitra Pathak, AirStream allows consumers to access files and stream content from their computers (PC & Mac) and cloud services like Dropbox and Google Drive on their mobile phones. The service is currently available on Android and iOS. Interestingly, AirStream was also part of GSF Accelerator’s batch in June this year as well as August last year.