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Fitness-tech startup Fittr gets $11.5 million from Dream Capital, Elysian Park

Fittr will use the funding to step up growth and expansion into new markets, including North America, the United Kingdom, and Singapore, which currently account for 30% of the fitness-tech startup’s overall revenue.   Online fitness marketplace Fittr, community-based health, and online fitness marketplace have raised $11.5 million in Series A funding led by Dream …

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Freshworks’ Nasdaq listing echoes in India’s startup ecosystem

Freshworks Inc., a company that the former Zoho employee co-founded in 2010, has become the first Indian software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup to list on the Nasdaq, opening the doors—in a way—for others of its ilk to take Indian software enterprise to the world. This after the San Mateo-based company raised over a billion dollars in an …

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Meet this entrepreneur from Kolkata who has sold over 5000 cars in over two decades through his sheer honesty and dedication towards his clients Dream car

Buying a good car is the ultimate dream of many individuals. But people often get cheated due to the lack of knowledge and end up purchasing the vehicle that has its own set of complications. But thanks to an entrepreneur from Kolkata who is a one-stop destination for those looking to buy first hand or …

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Sony’s new VC to roll the dice on Indian startups

Tokyo-based Sony Corp. is creating an India-focused venture capital arm that will act as a co-investor in startups alongside celebrities such as movie stars and sports personalities and seek to participate in the funding boom it has provided. place several unicorns. For the past 12 months, people familiar with the development told ET.   Sony’s …

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Meet this woman entrepreneur who resigned from Rajasthan Administrative Services to help people lead a stress-free life

Passion to serve people led Deepa Roy Chowdhury to join the Rajasthan Administrative Services only to be left disillusioned and quit her job after a few years. What she did next?  Want to know more about her? Scroll below.  Journey from administrative services officer to an NLP trainer Working in administrative services was a dream …

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Powered by Unacademy and upGrad’s mega deals, Indian startups raised $10.8 billion in the last two months

Indian tech startups have raised $10.8 billion in the last two months, a report by business intelligence firm Tracxn reported. The report further revealed that 256 deals were cracked in July and August 2021.   Tech startup The Indian tech startup ecosystem had raised $6.5 billion across 412 deals in the April to June quarter …

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Nigerian agritech startup Releaf secures $4.2M to scale its food processing technology

The distance between their farms and the nearest processor is key for smallholder farmers who need to process their crops. And though Nigeria’s food processing systems have a keen resemblance to the West with respect to big factories and huge economies of scale in high-demand cities, farmers still suffer from poor logistics networks.   Nigerian …

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Academics, Lawyers Among 600 To Slam Raids Against Activist Harsh Mander

The signatories include historian Rajmohan Gandhi, advocates Prashant Bhushan and Indira Jaising, activist Medha Patkar and economist Jean Dreze.   Following the Enforcement Directorate’s raids on three locations linked to activist Harsh Mander, over 600 people, including academics, journalists, filmmakers, activists and lawyers, have come out in his support. In a joint statement, they have …

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BJP aims to inoculate record number of people to mark PM Modi’s 71st birthday

Under the programme, the party has asked its workers across the country to facilitate the vaccination drive against the viral disease as part of its “Seva and Samarpan” campaign.   Friday marks the 71st birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aims to create a record of maximum inoculations against …

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Apna becomes youngest startup to enter unicorn club in 21 months

Apna.co, a professional networking platform for blue- and grey-collar workers, has entered the coveted club, or those companies with a valuation of $1 billion or more, in just 21 months, the fastest Indian startup to do so.   Funding Raised The company said it had raised $100 million in a new financing round, led by existing investor Tiger …

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