Truecaller Acquires TrustCheckr, A Fraud Detection Service

Truecaller, the leading global communications platform, has acquired the Bengaluru-based company Unoideo Technologies Pvt Ltd. The company provides the service TrustCheckr, which, through a SaaS platform, helps businesses verify customer information and detects risk of fraud based on phone numbers and digital signals. TrustCheckr’s current offering has attracted interest from different industries with the most … Read more

Superfoods Valley Targets 50+ Age Group with New Healthy Living Program

Superfoods Valley, a leading nutrition and food-tech start-up headquartered in Bengaluru, announces the launch of its second product, Good Monk: Healthy 50+. This scientifically formulated nutrition mix addresses issues related to gut health, energy levels, bone health, and mental function.  It’s packed in an easy-to-carry small sachet and harnesses the power of 20 carefully selected Nutrients … Read more

Jaipur-based Insurance Aggregator Square Insurance Raises $1 Mn In Series A Funding

InsurTech startup Square Insurance, headquartered in Jaipur, has successfully secured $1 million (approximately Rs 8.3 crore) in a funding round spearheaded by Recur Club. This platform serves as a marketplace for companies with recurring revenue models to trade contracts and subscriptions. The newfound capital injection will play a pivotal role in Square Insurance’s expansion strategy. … Read more

SOS Secures $7.6M in Funding, Supported by Wasserman Ventures and Urban Us Capital

SOS, the female-founded company that is redefining wellness on the go through a fast-growing network of smart vending machines, is announcing $7.6 million in funding in two separate strategic partnerships: a $2.6 million investment round supported by Wasserman Ventures and $5 million round led by Urban Us Capital to support machine production and expansion. Through these partnerships, SOS will leverage the investment to expand into sports arenas, … Read more

Decentralized Identity Startup Intuition Raises $4M in Funding Round

Intuition, a decentralized infrastructure provider, has successfully raised $4 million in a seed round led by Superscrypt. The funding comes as Intuition prepares for the public launch of its protocol and first applications later this year. Intuition’s groundbreaking platform enables users to create attestations about any subject and store the information in a manner that … Read more

Gold loan provider Yellow Metal raises $3M from MSA Novo

Yellow Metal, a lender of gold loans located in Bengaluru, has raised $3 million in a seed investment round headed by MSA Novo, a multi-stage venture capital firm, with participation from Spiral Ventures, a Japanese VC firm, and current investors WaterBridge Ventures and Java Capital. According to the firm, the additional funding will help extend … Read more

‘Fightright’ launches fund for HNIs with Rs 100 crore

Kolkata-based legal tech firm Fightright announced the opening of a fund with Rs 100 crore in claims under management. Fightright uses AI and ML-backed analytics to fund commercial litigations. The fund, a special purpose company, will invest over a two to three year period in 15-20 commercial cases with an average ticket value of Rs … Read more

Trucking Marketplace RAAHO Raises Rs.20 Cr In Pre-Series A Funding

Raaho, India’s leading Digital Freight Network, has secured funding worth INR 20 crore in extension to the Pre-Series A round at a valuation of 4X over the last year. The round was led by Inflection Point Ventures (IPV), Roots Ventures, Blume Founders Fund and prominent Angels like Vijay Shekhar Sharma , Kunal Shah, K Krishna … Read more

Biotech Company OmniBRx Raises INR 30 Cr in Series A Funding

Bioprocess engineering firm OmniBRx announces a Series A equity fundraising from SIDBI Venture Capital Limited for 30 crore inr. Commenting on the occasion, Ravindra Patel, founder and CEO of OmniBRx Biotechnologies said “We are thankful to the team at SVCL for believing in our vision and backing us on our expansion plans”. He further added that … Read more

SimpleViralGames Raises Rs 4 Cr in Pre-Seed Funding

Simple Viral Games, also known as SVG, a platform for ultra-casual mobile gaming, revealed today that it had raised Rs 4 Cr (about $500,000) in a pre-seed round headed by WEH Ventures. Eximius Ventures, PointOne Capital, Force Ventures, and a few angel investors, including Ankit Agrawal (Founder and CEO of InsuranceDekho), Prashant Sachan, also participated … Read more

Alkem Laboratories invests $50M in biotech startup Enzene Biosciences

Alkem Laboratories subsidiary Enzene Biosciences (Enzene) has raised $50 million from Alkem Laboratories, Eight Roads Ventures, and F-Prime Capital. The company wants to expand in India and the US by using the funds it has raised to enhance production capabilities. Enzene, a company with its headquarters in Pune, has developed fully integrated biotech process development … Read more

Women-Focussed Fitness Firm SocialBoat Raises Funds

SocialBoat, a women’s health app, has announced raising an angel round of US$ 200K from Plan B Capital. Other angel investors who have committed to the venture include Abhijit Kane (Co-founder, Postman), Videt Jaiswal (Co-founder, Airblack), Bhuvan Gupta (Co-founder, OfBusiness) and Prateek Sharma (Managing Partner, AheadVC), Neeraj Gupta (Angel Investor) among others. The funds will … Read more

Wakefit.co raises INR 320 Crores in Series D funding led by Investcorp

Wakefit.co, India’s largest D2C home and sleep solutions company, today announced its Series D round of funding of INR 320 crore (~$40 million) Investcorp, a leading manager of alternative investment products with a 40+ year track record, led the funding round. All existing investors, Sequoia Capital India, Verlinvest, SIG, also participated in a show of … Read more

K8 School Launching India’s first AI enabled School LMS in January 2023

K8 School, India’s first and only Cognia-accredited online school is launching the first completely AI enabled Learning Management System (LMS) in India, on 26th January 2023. This LMS could be a path-breaking development in the field of school education, as it will aim to understand and analyze the learning behaviour of students and offer them … Read more

HyperPay has unveiled a new logo with recent 138M funding

In an exciting Q4 announcement from the largest and fastest growing payments services provider in the MENA region, HyperPay has unveiled a new logo, along with a complete brand overhaul in view of exciting expansion plans set for 2023. The news comes on the heels of HyperPay’s recent SAR 138M funding round led by Mastercard, with investments … Read more