Julia Computing raises $600,000 from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Online consultancy Julia Computing has raised $600000 from Gordon and Betty Moore foundation, reports NextBigWhat. The funds will be used for technological enhancements such as improving its open source beta- level language and integrating it into its latest version.

Founded by Viral Shah in December 2013, Julia Computing provides training, support and consulting services for all platforms running on the computer programming language Julia. The startup is based out of Boston, New York and Bangalore.


Smytten raises $200,000 in seed funding

Online discovery platform Smytten has raised $200,000 in seed funding led by Rimpal Chawla and Anuj Srivastava, reports NextBigWhat. The funds will be used for adding more products in services across its various categories such as beauty and grooming, health and fitness, luxury stays and premium services.

Founded in early 2015 by Siddhartha Nangia and Swagata Sarangi, Smytten helps users find products and services across categories via its mobile app. The company claims to cater to individual customer needs and preferences and connecting high end brands with their target audience in the process.


Evobi Automations raises $530,000

Education technology startup Evobi Automations raises $530,000 in angel investment from Ravi Krishnamurthy and an unnamed investor, reports Vccircle. The funds will be used for expanding the product range and sales.

Founded in April 2012 by Sandeep Senan, Evobi Automations provides a toolkit combining hardware and software tools called Bibox for school kids to facilitate their understanding of engineering concepts. The startup claims to have enrolled 10,000 students across 42 schools in Delhi, Karnataka and Kerala on an annual subscription basis.


Goodbox raises $2.5 million from Nexus Venture Partners

On-demand app GoodBox, which connects customers with businesses, has raised$2.5 million reports NextBigWhat. The funds will be used for technology enhancements, product expansion and to bring more merchants on board.

Founded in 2014 by Abey Zachariah, Anand Kelaginamani, Charan Raj, Mahesh Herle, Mayank Bidawatka, Mohit Maheshwari and Nithin Chandra, GoodBox works by letting customers directly interact over chat with various businesses to address any issues they might have. Businesses on the other hand, can send group message to their customers, set up store timings, provide a menu function and put up business images etc. It currently lists bus operators like Neeta, SRS, VRL, Unibic and local businesses like Veglife, as its customers.


ConveGenius raises $300,000 in Pre-Series A funding

Education technology startup ConveGenius has raised $300,000 in Pre-Series A funding from unnamed investors based out of Singapore and India, reports Vccircle. The funding was facilitated by web platform connecting startups and investors called Enablers. The funds will be used for expanding product range and enhancing technology.

Founded in 2013 by Jairaj Bhattacharya and Shashank Pandey, ConveGenius provides entertainment based learning for students through games and apps. The company claims that over 6,000 students use its tablet based app for an average of 15 minutes per day.


Mynewcar raises $250,000 in seed funding

Online car buying platform Mynewcar has raised $250,000 in seed funding led by investors from India and Europe including Dreamz Ventures GmbH from Switzerland, reports YourStory. The funds will be used for technology enhancements, product automation and expansion to Pune, Delhi, and Bangalore.

Founded in November 2014 by Madhukar Manpuria, Mynewcar claims to have sold more than 100 cars till August 2015. The startup also claims to have 100 dealers offering value added services like car insurance, finance, and lease.