AI startup Arya.ai secures $750K from YourNest & VentureNursery
Arya.ai, a Mumbai-based artificial intelligence startup, has raised $750,000 in a round of funding from YourNest Angel Fund and VentureNursery numbers, reports Vccircle. The startup will use the funds for product development. Founded by Vinay Kumar Sankarapu and Deekshith Marla, the company currently offers deep learning algorithms and various tools to developers for building AI systems. It claims to work with developers in travel, research, customer care, ecommerce, medicine and banking verticals.
MobieFit raises $1M from Medi Assist
MobieFit, a Goa-based mobile fitness startup, has raised $1 million in funding from Medi Assist, reports NextBigWhat. MobieFit currently offers a voice-assisted coaching based running app called FirstRun, and plans to launch other fitness apps in 2016. Medi Assist currently users data analytics to develop wellness programs and claims to manage such program for over 5000 corporate customers. It offers an app called MediBuddy to manage health and provide corporate wellness solutions. The company claims that it offers custom plans for each user depending on their specific needs.
LafaLafa secures funding from Vectr Ventures
Online coupon and cashback selling platform LafaLafa has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Vectr Ventures, reports Vccircle. The startup will use the funds to improve its backend technology and expand in other countries in Asia. Note that in September, the startup raised $125,000 in funding from 500 startups. Founded in January by Yosha Gupta with an initial capital of $130,000, LafaLafa provides users deals and offers from major e-commerce sites such as Jabong, Myntra, Flipkart and Snapdeal. The website claims to have registered over 300,000 downloads so far and is now working on building a chat interface.
Doctor Instal secures $500K from BrahmaX and Rishi Parti
Doctor Instal, a video conference healthcare consultation provider, has raised $500,000 in a pre-series A round of funding from angel investor Rishi Parti and BrahmaX Ventures, reports Vccircle. The startup plans to raise an additional funding up to $2 million for expanding its team, marketing and improving its product. As of now the company provides its services in India and the US, enabling customers to get consultation from doctors, psychologists, nutritionists etc., for a fee of Rs 400 for a 30 minute video interaction. The platform is available as an Android and iOS app.
Mech Mocha raises $1M from Blume Ventures & Flipkart
Bangalore-based Mech Mocha, a mobile gaming startup, has raised $1 million in funding from Blume Ventures and Flipkart, reports Vccircle. The company will use the funds to scale its team and work on multiple games for the Indian market. The startup also plans to develop a backend platform to include social and payment features in its games. As of now, the company has an exclusive license for making ‘Chhota Bheem – Himalayan Adventure’ game, based on an upcoming movie of the same name.