YourDOST raises Rs 8 crore in funding YourDOST, an online counselling and emotional wellness platform, has raised $1.2 million (approx Rs 8 crore) in a pre-series A funding round led by SAIF Partners, reports The Economic Times. The round also saw participation from seven angel investors — Venk Krishnan and Subbarao Telidevara of NuVentures, Phanindra Sama of Redbus, Aprameya Radhakrishna of TaxiForSure, Paula Mariwala of Seedfund, Vibhu Garg of Unicommerce and Gaurav Bhalotia of Flipkart. The company will use the funds to hire senior professionals from the industry in key leadership positions and to expand its operations. YourDOST is available as a free service both through the web portal and mobile app, allowing the users to choose to get into a live chat, voice call, video call or book an appointment with the expert of their choice. *** Dipper raises angel funding Dipper, a Delhi-based freight logistics marketplace, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from an angel investor, reports VCCircle. It will use the funds for marketing initiatives and ramp up operations, apart from expanding its teams in Delhi and other regions. The capital will also be used for testing scalable marketing and operational models and for hardware and research. Dipper provides a technology platform, enabled with IoT devices, to large fleet owners, small-to-mid-sized trucking carriers and transporters, serving the long haul (inter-city) full truckload market. It claims to be helping move over 1,500 tonne of material every month and to have about 2,000 verified, GPS-enabled vehicles. It also…
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