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Funding Roundup: ePoise, MyPoolin, BookMeIn & more

ePoise raises $500,000 from Orios Venture Partners and others

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ePoise Systems, a Bangalore based company which automates interviews and provides talent analytics, has raised $500,000 from Orios Venture Partners and Amit Ranjan, co-founder of Slideshare, among others, reports VCCircle. The company will use the funds on its new product, the ePoise Job Interviews app, which lets users search for jobs and take interviews from their smartphones. The startup was founded by Sachin Agrawal and Bishan Singh in 2012. It had raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding last year. The company claims to have shortlisted over 1,000 candidates from over 100 companies.

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MyPoolIn raises $250,000 from Qualcomm Ventures and Accel Partners

MyPoolin, a Gurgaon based startup which allows users to split payments in different use cases, has received $250,000 in funding from Qualcomm Ventures and Accel Partners, reports ET. It has won the fifth edition of QPrize, the early stage investment competition of Qualcomm Ventures. MyPoolin lets users pay for gift cards, travel, movies, parties, events, party fund raising or community initiatives in a group, and claims to have partnerships with PayU, Paytm and Mobikwik.

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BookMeIn raises $377,000 from Ajmera Group of Companies

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BookMeIn, an online marketplace which lets users book hyperlocal services, has raised angel funding worth $377,000 from Ajmera Group of Companies, reports VCCircle. The startup will use the money towards category and geographical expansion. The company was founded by Siddharth Dalal, Ekta Dalal, Nidhi Chandel and Chaitanya Chandel in 2014 and lets users book appointments for health, wellness, beauty and fitness services in Mumbai. BookMeIn claims to process 150 orders every day.

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Jolly Food Fellow raises $300,000 from The 1947

Jolly Food Fellow, an Ahmedabad based startup, has raised slightly over $300,000 in angel funding from new startup incubator The 1947. The company provides customer analytics to food and beverage entrepreneurs. It will use the money to expand to Mumbai and Bangalore over the next 3 months. Jolly Food Fellow was founded by Rajiv Sharma and Niraj Harlalka this year.

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Izofy raises seed funding from Prime Capital Markets

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Izofy, an online marketplace for astrologers, numerologists, palmists, tarot card readers, vaastu consultants, psychics and healers, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Prime Capital Markets, reports VCCircle. Izofy will use the funds for product development, improving technology and marketing. Izofy was founded by Rohit Singhania, Anirudh Singhania and Namit Rai Surana in December last year. It asks users to post their problems on the marketplace, where ‘experts’ can bid for solutions. It also claims to offer a free numerology report, zodiac forecast among other occult services. It also has a matchmaking tool called ‘iZO Match Maker’ which takes in inputs like finance, love, ego (cough cough), physical compatibility among others for users to choose their ‘life partners’. The VCCircle report states that Izofy receives 200 queries monthly and has 50 active ‘experts’.

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