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Civilsdaily raised undisclosed seed funding

Online test preparation resource startup Civilsdaily has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding led by Manoj Kumar and unnamed high net worth individuals. Founded last year by Shikhar Sachan and Rohit Pande, the company plans to use the funding for hiring, product development and possibly expanding to other sectors for news. It also plans to add a Hindi module for news cards and upgrade its content. The company aggregates and curates new items related to test preparation and tags related news cards.

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Zappka raises $300,000 in angel funding

Content sharing app Zappka has raised $100,000 in angel funding from Daman Soni and Rajat Gupta, co-founders of Planet GoGo and unnamed individuals, reports VCCircle. It will use the funds for technology and improving its UX. Zappka was founded by Rajan Gupta and Sumit Arora in 2014 and offers sharing of app reviews and app discovery along with news and content sharing. It plans to launch its iOS app by next month.

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myGubbi raises $2.5 million in seed funding

myGubbi, a Bangalore based online interior decoration services company, has raised seed funding worth $2.5 million, reports NextBigWhat. Investors Vipul Parekh of Big Basket, Ananda Kallugadde and Rajesh K Murthy led the round and the company will use the funding for expansion into other cities. myGubbi was started in September 2015 and claims to have completed 50 house projects.

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VanityCube raises $300,000 

Gurgaon based VanityCube, an online and on demand marketplace for same day beauty services, has raised $300,000 in funding from Unicorn Ventures and unnamed individuals, reports Mint. It will use the funds for developing technology, expansion to 4 cities and branding initiatives. In August last year, VanityCube raised an undisclosed amount from from angel investors for technology ramp up, operations and marketing.

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Cookaroo raises undisclosed funding

Food delivery startup Cookaroo has raised an undisclosed amount of angel funding from Vijay Krishna Yadav and Sachindra Murugesh, reports NextBigWhat. It will use the funds for technology development and scale operations in Bangalore and launch in Hyderabad. It claims to process 200 orders daily and has 15 partner kitchens in Bangalore.

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LoveCycles raises Rs 5 crore

Mobile app LoveCycles which lets women track menstrual cycles, has raised Rs 5 crore from Prime Venture Partners, reports Mint. The company plans to make product improvements and add 6 regional languages to its platform, after launching the Hindi app recently. The report adds that the app is available in 13 languages and is used widely in Mexico, the US, Italy, Russia and Brazil with 220 million active users in India.

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