CupidCare, Theranosis, Green Pyramid & Newsdash raises $29,000 each
In a startup event organised by The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), 4 startups including tele-health platform CupidCare, diagnostic & therapy platform Theranosis Life Sciences, biotechnology-based product maker Green Pyramid Biotech, and mobile newspaper app Newsdash have raised seed funding of about $29,000 each, reports Iamwire. The funding was led by investors including Unitus Seed Fund, 50K Ventures, Indian Angel Network, among others. CupidCare was founded in 2016 by Krishna Teja Korrapati and Sriram Varma. Theranosis Life Sciences was also founded in 2016 by Mike Raghavan, Shibichakravarthy Kannan, Madhavi Muranjan. Green Pyramid Biotech was formed in 2015 by Mihir Mehta, Rajesh Mehta and Ajinkya Prabhune. Newsdash was launched in 2015 by Prahal Ghai and Antesh Bharadwaj.
Tauro Wealth secures undisclosed amount of funding
Stock market investment platform Tauro Wealth, raises an undisclosed amount of seed funding led by TracxnLabs and other angel investors, reports Livemint. The Bangalore-based startup was founded in 2015 by Harsh Vardhan Singh, and Anand Vivek Srivastava and will use the funding to build a web platform and hire new developers. Tauro Wealth provides data and research to help investors with portfolio and investment ideas, within the Indian stock markets.
AI startup Skedool.it raises seed funding
Artificial Intelligence-based personal assistant startup Skedool.it raises an undisclosed amount in seed funding from a bunch of investors led by Kludein, reports Techcircle. Phanindra Sama, Narayan Ramachandran, and Pranav Pai also participated in the funding round. Skedool.it was founded in 2015 by Deepti Yenireddy and Naveen Varma. The company is currently based in US and India; it plans to use the capital for development, growth in operations, and talent acquisition. Skedool allows business executives, sales and recruiting professionals to automate routine tasks, using their AI.
Testbook secures undisclosed funding from S Chand
Mumbai-based Education-tech startup Testbook raises an undisclosed amount of funding from education content provider S Chand, reports NextBigWhat. It was founded in 2013 by Narendra Agrawal, Ashutosh Kumar, Manoj Munna. The fresh funds will be used to focus on product development, and for expansion. The startup aims to build a personalized one-stop solution for all competitive exams in India, including Bank PO, IBPS LIC, UPSC, SSC GATE, etc.
DriveU gets undisclosed amount of funding from Untis Seed Fund
DriveU, a startup that connects chauffeurs with private car owners raises an undisclosed amount of funding from Unitus Seed Fund, reports Techcircle. DriveU was founded in 2015 by Ramprasad Rahm Shastry, Ashok Shastry and Amulmeet Singh. The new funds will be used for scaling up operations and geographical expansion. It currently offers services in Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. As of January 2016, the company claims to have served over 15,000 trips to more than 6,000 customers, of which over 60% are women.
Gympik secures undisclosed amount in a Pre-series A round
Bangalore-based Gympik.com, an online marketplace for discovering gyms and fitness centre has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in a pre-Series A led by RoundGlass Partners. The startup plans to use the fresh funds to expand to newer locations and hire new technical talent. The company was founded in December 2012 by Ojha, and Ajay Pandey. It claims to curate around 10,000 fitness centres and 6,000 trainers from 20 cities on its platform. Gympik had previously raised $135,000 (about Rs 86 lakh) in seed funding last year.
Vertuals raises undisclosed funding from Dino Morea
Mumbai-based digital content creator Vertuals secures undisclosed funding from Dino Morea. The startup was founded in February 2016 by Amit Tripathi. It will use the new funds to service more clients, and expand to newer sectors. Vertuals produces advertisements for brands and aims to link brands and marketers with content creators on its platform.
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