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Funding roundup: Shopsity, Infinity Assurance, WudStay and HoppingChef

Shopsity raises seed funding from individual investors


Shopsity, an app that displays products available at nearby stories, has raised an undisclosed amount in a round of seed funding from Sandeep Aggarwal and Teruhide Sato.

As of now Shopsity is available to users in Delhi-NCR, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Lucknow and Ahmedabad among others, where it lists products from various stores like Woodland, W, Redtape, Nike, Mufti, Levis etc. The app lets users search by category, brand, market or locality, and lets them view pictures, MRP etc. The app also claims to provide users with exclusive deals in these stories.

Infinity Assurance Solutions raises funds from the Indian Angel Network


Infinity Assurance Solutions has raised $600,000 in funding from the Indian Angel Network, led by investors Ajai Chowdhry and Vishal Lalani reports Vccircle. The company will use the funds for research and development of theft and burglary protection for devices.

As of now the company provides its customers with solutions for warranty management in consumer electronics, mobile phones, brown and white goods, tablets, copiers, home appliances, tablets, printers, telecom and networking products, projectors, cameras and various other industry specific solutions. The platform caters to retailers as well as manufacturers. The company said it will soon start offering its theft and burglary protection as well.

WudStay raises series A from Mangrove and Nimbuzz CEO


WudStay.com has raised $3 million in a series A round of funding from Mangrove Capital Partners and Nimbuzz CEO Vikas Saxena, reports Vccircle. The platform will use the funds for hiring, expanding its operators and building its technology platform.

As a part of the investment, Saxena and a representative of Mangrove Capital will join the startup’s board. Established early this year, WudStay claims to have tie ups with around 40 guest houses and boutiques in Gurgaon and Jaipur for 400 rooms. It mentions it will expand to another 65 cities over the next few months. The rooms are offered for rent on the platform for Rs 999 to Rs 1,299.

HoppingChef raises $470k from Mirah Hospitality


Gritty Foods, that runs HoppingChef, has raised $470,000 in a round of funding from Mirah Hospitality for 30% stake, reports Vccircle. The deal values the startup at around $1.6 million.

Founded in 2014 by Shaival Chandra, Dhaval Udeshi and Sid Ugrankar, the platform lets customers connect with professional chefs online. The chefs can be hired to cook at the customer’s house, and can provide for the dining needs of a small group. The chefs bring their own ingredients based on the pre-set menu, and charge for the services on a per head basis. As of now, these services are available in Mumbai, with plans to expand to Bangalore by September and four other metro in another 6 months.

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