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    CREO raises $3 million from Sequoia Capital, others

    Analysts say there is space for home grown phone-makers as India is seen as the growth engine in the global smartphone business, but are doubtful of the prospects of another OS. Photo: Bloomberg Bengaluru: Motiveprime Consumer Electronics Pvt. Ltd has raised $3 million from venture capital firms Sequoia Capital, Beenext Ventures and India Quotient to […]

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    Housing.com raises Rs100 crore from Softbank

    Currently, Housing.com has 1.7 million verified listings and is working with over 40,000 developers and agents. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint New Delhi: Mumbai-based Locon Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which operates the online real estate web site Housing.com, has raised an additional Rs.100 crore in funding from Japan’s SoftBank Corp., the company said on Thursday. “We are delighted […]

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    So where do hiring start-ups hire from?

    A start-up that wants to make the hiring process easier for others, looking for developers on other platforms – is it a one-off or the norm? Photo: Getty Images/AFP Bengaluru: Swapnil Vats, founder of recruitment start-up Valonia (Valonia Learning and Recruiting Solutions LLP), wrote last year on his LinkedIn profile that he was looking for […]

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    Buildzar raises $4 million from Puneet Dalmia

    The company claims to get 750-800 orders a month with an average order size of Rs67,000. New Delhi: Glow Homes Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates Buildzar, an e-commerce portal for construction materials, has raised $4 million from Puneet Dalmia, managing director of Dalmia Bharat Ltd. Dalmia has made the investment in his individual […]

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    Aisle.co raises Rs1.25 crore from TermSheet.io and ah! Ventures

    Aisle.co handpicks its users after a process of screening. It has around 500-800 registrations per day in over 50 countries. Mumbai: Online matchmaking company Aisle Network Pvt. Ltd said on Thursday that it has raised Rs.1.25 crore in a pre-series A round of funding from TermSheet.io and ah! Ventures, with investments from key angel investors […]

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    Vanity Cube raises $300,000 from Unicorn Ventures, others

    Currently, Vanity Cube services users in Mumbai and Delhi. Mumbai: Delhi-based on-demand wellness and beauty services company Vanity Cube Pvt Ltd. said on Friday that it had raised $300,000 in an early stage round from Unicorn Ventures, friends and family. The company that was founded in 2014 by Renu Bisht and Pragya Upadhyay is looking […]

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    Amazon India Festive Sale: The Big Offers From Day One

    Amazon’s Great Indian Festive sale has begun. As expected, there’s something on offer for everyone. A large number of deals across all possible categories are now live. Here are a few quick tips to help you sail through all Amazon Great Indian Festive sale: 1) Some of the best deals would be available as Lightning […]

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    Magic Leap raises $793.5 million from Alibaba, Google, Qualcomm

    Magic Leap is promising to create a headset that would use a type of light-field technology to simulate 3-D images superimposed on the real world. New York: Magic Leap Inc., the mysterious startup working on a device that simulates reality, has raised $793.5 million in a new round of funding led by Alibaba Group Holding […]

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    MoMark raises $600,000 from YourNest Angel Fund, LNB Group

    MoMark offers small retailers customer analytics as well as a point-of-sale terminal with which they can accept money from any mobile wallet. Bengaluru: MoMark Services Pvt. Ltd, a Noida-based firm that makes mobile-based customer engagement platform for small and medium businesses, on Wednesday said it raised $600,000 from YourNest Angel Fund and the LNB Group […]

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    Magic Crate raises seed funding from Mohandas Pai, others

    The firm said it ships several thousand activity crates each month, customised to specific age groups, with the prices starting at Rs.549. Bengaluru: Funfinity Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which makes Magic Crate subscription-based activity kits for children, on Thursday said it has received seed investment from Aarin Capital, T.V. Mohandas Pai, chairman of Manipal Global […]

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    Gingercrush raises seed round from Saha Fund, others

    Vadodara-based Gingercrush operates a portal where customers can customise products ranging from shirts and mugs to phone cases and toys. Bengaluru: Gingercrush.com (operated by Swadesh Essfil Private Ltd) on Friday said it raised seed funding in an investment round led by Saha Fund, a venture fund for women entrepreneurs, to scale up its platform. Ankita […]

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    Zimmber set to raise up to $7 million from Snapdeal, others

    Zimmber claims to have over 1,000 transactions per day on its platform. Bengaluru: Home services start-up Zimmber, run by Rejuvenate Solutions Pvt. Ltd, is close to raising $6-7 million from online marketplace Snapdeal and other investors, two people aware of the development said. Founded in 2014 by Anubhab Goel, Gaurav Shrivastava and Amit Kumar, Zimmber […]