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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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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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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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Egyptian startup Capiter raises $33M to expand B2B e-commerce platform across MENA

Funding startups that help manufacturers and sellers distribute products and merchants access them on a single platform keeps increasing across Africa.   B2B e-commerce startup Today, Cairo-based B2B e-commerce startup Capiter continues that trend by raising a $33 million Series A round. The investment was co-led by Quona Capital and MSA Capital. Other participating investors include Savola, …

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Jungle Ventures raises $225 million to invest in India, Southeast Asia startups

Jungle Ventures has become one of the fastest-growing local VC firms in the city-state with assets under management of about $600 million. India Startup Jungle Ventures raised $225 million in the first close of its fourth fund as the venture capital firm seeks to replicate its successes in startups across Southeast Asia and India. Many …

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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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