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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.

Housing Raises Rs 115 cr Funding; Here's Why They're Killing It

Housing Raises Rs 115 cr Funding; Here’s Why They’re Killing It

Real estate classifieds portal Housing.com has raised Rs 115 cr in a round of investment led by Helion Venture partners & Qualcomm Ventures. Existing investor Nexus Venture Partners also participated in the round.

Information Risk Management Company Paladion Raises $10 mn From Nadathur Holdings

Information Risk Management Company Paladion Raises $10 mn From Nadathur Holdings

Information risk management solution provider Paladion has secured $10 million from Nadathur Holdings, the investment firm run by Infosys co-founder NS Raghavan.

SEBI Gets to Work on Crowdfunding; Soon Now [Comments Invited]

SEBI Gets to Work on Crowdfunding; Soon Now [Comments Invited]

As promised in April, India’s market regulator SEBI has floated a consultation paper on crowd funding in the country.

BookMyShow Secures Rs 150 cr Funding from Saif Partners & Others at Rs 1000 Cr Valuation

BookMyShow Secures Rs 150 cr Funding from Saif Partners & Others at Rs 1000 Cr Valuation

Online ticketing company BookMyShow has raised Rs 150 cr from investors, at a valuation of Rs 1000 cr. Private equity firm SAIF partners, existing investors Accel Partners & Network18 participated in the round.

Careers360 Secures Rs 6 cr Angel Funding from Ranjan Pai & Others; Here's Why

Careers360 Secures Rs 6 cr Angel Funding from Ranjan Pai & Others; Here’s Why

Delhi based education marketplace Careers360 has raised Rs 6 cr in funding from Manipal Group promoter Ranjan Pai and Satya Narayanan R, the founder of Career Launcher.

IMImobile Files for Rs 305 cr IPO on London's AIM Exchange

IMImobile Files for Rs 305 cr IPO on London’s AIM Exchange

Mobile technology company IMImobile has filed for an Initial Public Offering at London’s junior exchange to raise £30m.