Beauty Focused Ecommerce Portal, Nykaa Raises Rs. 20 crores For Expansion in Omni-Channel Retailing

Beauty Focused Ecommerce Portal, Nykaa Raises Rs. 20 crores For Expansion in Omni-Channel Retailing

Nykaa, the beauty e-commerce portal owned by former CEO and MD of Kotak Bank Falguni Nayar has raised Rs. 20 crores through private investors including HNIs and NRIs to boost the expansion plans of the brand in the omni-channel retail space, including mobile.

Affordable Learning Startup Hippocampus Secures Rs 14.4 cr Funding

Affordable Learning Startup Hippocampus Secures Rs 14.4 cr Funding

Education startup Hippocampus has raised an additional $2.4 mn from the Asian Development Bank and Khosla Impact. Existing investor Unitus Seed Fund also participated in the round.

Online Consumer Forum Akosha Secures $5.2 mn from Sequoia Capital

Online Consumer Forum Akosha Secures $5.2 mn from Sequoia Capital

Consumer feedback platform Akosha has raised a total funding of $5.2 million from Sequoia Capital including a seed round that happened earlier, the company said.

Online Trip Planning Site TripHobo Secures Series A Funding From Kalaari Capital

Online Trip Planning Site TripHobo Secures Series A Funding From Kalaari Capital

Online trip planning startup TripHobo has secured an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from Kalaari Capital, the company said.

MeraEvents Secures $1 mn From OMICS International; To Raise $4 mn More

MeraEvents Secures $1 mn From OMICS International; To Raise $4 mn More

Event ticketing & solutions company MeraEvents has raised $1 mn from OMICS International, a company which publishes open access journals and organizes science conferences across the world.

Helpshift Secures $10mn in Series A Funding Led By Intel Capital

Helpshift Secures $10mn in Series A Funding Led By Intel Capital

Mobile CRM provider, Helpshift has closed its Series A financing round of $10 million, taking the total amount of funding raised so far to $13.2 milliom.

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Kerala Electricity Board to Give Seed Money to 6 Startup Ideas

The state run electricity board in Kerala has earmarked Rs 1.5 cr to fund innovative ideas in the power sector.

Overcart, An E-commerce Store for Unboxed & Used Items Secures Series A Funding

Overcart, An E-commerce Store for Unboxed & Used Items Secures Series A Funding

Online marketplace Overcart has closed Series A investment led by serial entrepreneur K Ganesh’s GrowthStory with follow on investment from GSF.

South African Conglomorate Naspers Now Owns 17.7% in Flipkart

South African Conglomorate Naspers Now Owns 17.7% in Flipkart

South African media conglomerate Naspers now owns 17.7% of Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce company.

Cisco Investments Allocates $40 mn to Back Indian Product Startups; Covacsis, Mobstac Get Funded

Cisco Investments Allocates $40 mn to Back Indian Product Startups; Covacsis, Mobstac Get Funded

Cisco investments, the venture capital arm of Cisco today announced the allocation of $40 mn to fund early-stage firms in India.