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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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Messaging and streaming platform startup StreamNative raises $23M

Messaging and streaming platform startup StreamNative today announced it has raised $23 million in new funding to advance its stream storage and messaging technologies.   Prosperity7 led the Series A round. Sequoia Capital also participated. StreamNative was founded in 2019 by the original developers of Apache Pulsar. The funding is said to underscore a market shift from …

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Two startups raise Rs 36 crore in August

Unfazed by the pandemic situation sweeping across the globe, Kerala’s startup ecosystem has remained vibrant with two startups mentored by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) raising Rs 36 crore from top-notch funders in the month of August alone.   Analytics platform Startup Clootrack, a real-time customer experience analytics platform, raised Rs 30 crore ($4 million) through …

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India founded software startup Freshworks files for IPO in US

Freshworks was founded in India and moved to Silicon Valley to be closer to customers. The company in its filing Friday listed the size of the offering as $100 million, a placeholder that will change when terms of the share sale are set. Initial public offering  Freshworks Inc. filed for an initial public offering, contending …

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Women-led ed-tech startup Whiz League raises $300k in seed funding

Whiz League is a celebrity-driven edtech startup. This round of funding will be used for various growth initiatives.   Fundraised by Whiz League edtech startup The Whiz League edtech startup announced on Thursday that it had raised $300,000 in a seed round led by ITI Growth Opportunities and participated in by Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India and Maheshwari Investments. This edtech startup, …

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Bicycle-sharing startup MYBYK gets USD 1 mn funding from investors

This is the maiden round of funding for the Ahmedabad-headquartered and bootstrapped startup.   Funding from investors Gujarat-based bicycle-sharing startup MYBYK has raised USD 1 million in pre-Series A funding from Avon Cycles and other investors, including Sanjay Baweja, ex-CFO, Flipkart, an official release from the company stated here on Wednesday. Use the Funding MYBYK will …

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