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Funding roundup: Amigobulls, EasyFix, SilverPush & more


Amigobulls raises funds from Sharad Sharma & Vijay Anand

Online financial services provider Amigobulls has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Sharad Sharma and Vijay Anand via LetsVenture, reports Vccircle. Mohandas Pai and Pallav Nadhani also participated in this round. The funds will be used for building mobile platforms and strengthening its network of video bloggers. As part of the deal, Anand will join the board of Amigobulls. Founded in 2013 by Chandu Sohoni, Poorna Nayak and Mandeep Makkar, Amigobulls is currently based out of Bangalore and provides investors automated analysis videos for stocks listed on NASDAQ and NYSE. It specializes in financial news.


EasyFix raises funds from Axilor Venture Capital

Gurgaon based repair and maintenance service provider EasyFix  has raised an undisclosed amount in its first round of funding from Axilor Venture Capital, reports NextBigWhat. The funds will be used by the startup to expand into 15 new cities and for improving technology and service provisions. Founded in 2011 by Shefali Agarwal Holani, the startup provides repair and maintenance services for electricity, carpentry and plumbing for homes and offices.

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SilverPush raises $1.25 million in funding led by M&S

Mobile advertising startup SilverPush has raised $1.25 million in pre-series round A of funding led by Japanese firm M&S Partners, reports NextBigWhat. IDG and 500startups also participated in this funding. This has raised SilverPush’s total investment to $2.5 million. The funds shall be used to launch its new advertising performance measuring product called Prism.

Founded in October 2012, SilverPush provides a cross-platform mobile ad re-targeting platform for advertisers to identify and re-target their existing mobile audience through multiple channels including social media through real time bidding (RTB). It says that it gets new users for advertisers based on the profiles of existing users. It’s clients include Samsung, Airtel, Myntra, Toyota, Dominos, UCWeb and King.com.

In April last year, the startup raised $1.5 million from Unilazer Ventures and IDG Ventures India with participation from former Komli Media CEO Prashant Mehta, Tutorvista founder K Ganesh, OLX founder Fabrice Grinda, Palaash Ventures, 500 Startups and GSF Accelerator. Prior to this, SilverPush had secured an overall funding of $100,000 which includes an undisclosed investment round from Palaash Ventures and six other investors earlier in 2014 and seed funding received while being part of 500 Startups’ 7th accelerator batch and GSF Accelerator’s inaugural startup batch.


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Capabiliti raises $390,000 in funding led by Kunal Bahl & Rohit Bansal

Online recruitment platform Capabiliti has raised Rs 2.6 crore (~ $390,000) from Smile Multimedia, Kunal Bahl, Rohit Bansal and Girish Matrubootham, reports NextBigWhat. Rajan Anandan, Ravi Gururaj, Alok Mittal, Krishna K Mehra and Alok Bardiya also participated in the funding. The company will utilize the funds for training its remote users, talent acquisition and expansion into international markets.

Founded in October 2014 by Mrigank Tripathi and Sachin Grover, Capabiliti is an SaaS mobile platform launched by Qustn Technologies which aids in on-boarding, training and assessing remote employees, clients and vendors. It works for companies employing on-field workforce such as delivery boys and sales agents and provides a mobile-first platform which can be used on any device and provides services such as videos and presentations, it claims. It claims to have served clients such as Airtel, Flipkart, Shopclues and Indus Towers with over 700,000 transactions so far, charging on a pay per use basis.


InnerChef raises $1.6 million in funding led by Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Food tech statup InnerChef has raised $1.6 million in pre-series A funding led by Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Phanindra Sama and Anupam Mittal, reports Vccircle. Vishal Gondal, Murugavel Janakiraman, Dinesh Agarwal, Neeraj Roy, Roshan Abbas, Teru Sato, Atsushi Tiara, Hiro San and TA Venture also participated in the funding. The funds shall be used for expansion and launching 10 new centers in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai. Currently based in Gurgaon and South Delhi, the firm wants to get together 100,000 home bakers across 100 Indian cities within a year. It is also in process of launching ‘Indulge’, a dessert only marketplace, across 6 cities in the next three months.

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The company was founded in April 2015 by Sawhney, Bal DiGhent, Heena Karia Thakkar, Uday Bansal and Rahul Samat. It serves products in two variants: ready to cook and ready to eat and was modeled after US based Blue Apron. The firm is in process of coming up with a platform of serving for bakers for directly reaching out to the customers.


Credihealth raises funds from Rajat Malhotra

Health startup Credihealth has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Twitter India’s Director of Engineering, Rajat Malhotra and as part of the deal Rajat will join the startup’s team to scale up the use of technology, reports Vccircle. The funds will be used for technological enhancements and expansion of the startup.

Launched in early 2014, Credihealth claims to have served 50,000 patients in the last year with over 7,000 doctors and ties with over 450 hospitals including Fortis Healthcare and Jaslok Hospital. It is currently operational in 6 metropolitan cities – New Delhi NCR, Mumbai region, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore. Its services include giving information about hospitals to patients and providing a booking facility.

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