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Funding roundup: HandyHome, iDreamCareer, CloudCherry and Parcelled

HandyHome raises $500,000 from Bessemer and KAE Capital


Home electronics repair services provider HandyHome has raised $500,000 in an angel round of funding from Bessemer Venture Partners and KAE Capital, reports NextBigWhat. The startup currently claims to cover over 40 home appliances on its platform.

Founded in 2015, the startup offers an app that lets users find a repair person for appliances in or out of warranty. One selecting the item the user needs fixed, a brand authorized service person is sent to the user’s home. The platform’s services can be accessed via its website as well. Other than repair, the startup lets users call a person for maintenance, demo or installation.

iDreamCareer raises its second round of funding via ah! Ventures


Medhavi Professionals Services which owns the portal iDreamCareer.com, has raised an undisclosed amount in its second round of angel funding through ah! Ventures and participation from Indian Designs Group and other investors, reports Vccircle.

The career portal will use the funds for upgrading its products and college application system, as well as add information alert tools, undertake sales and marketing and expand in India and the middle east. As of now, IDC provides students with mentoring, career and college information, career assessments etc. Its programs cost between Rs 2,499 for one time interaction to Rs 44,999 for higher education planning programs.

Cloudcherry secures $1 million seed funding


Chennai-based software as a service startup Cloudcherry Analytics has raised $1 million in seed funding from IDG Ventures India and the Chennai Angels, reports Techcircle. The company will use the funding for scaling its enterprise business.

Founded in 2014 by Sriram Subramanian and Vinod Muthukrishnan, Cloudcherry provides various SaaS products for big data, analytics, customer sentiment mapping, mobile application and customer feedback for small and medium enterprises. As of now, the company offers a PRO plan which costs Rs 2500 per screen per month.

Parcelled raises undisclosed amount from Delhivery and Tracxn


Bangalore based shipping services startup Parcelled.in has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from the logistics firm Delhivery and Tracxn Labs, reports Vccircle. The startup will use the funds for backend infrastructure and to expand to at least eight other cities in the next six months.

Parcelled provides users with an on demand courier service. It works by letting users enter the source city, destination city and item name, post which a serviceman is send at the preferred time slot. The company takes care of packing the item on spot and then couriered as usual. As of now the service is only available from Bangalore and Mumbai, with deliveries made in Delhi, Chennai and Hyderabad as well.

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