Series A

Digital media firm e27 raises $2.2 mn from TechTemple Group, others

mohan_feSingapore-based technology news platform e27, run by Optimatic Pte. Ltd, has raised $2.2 million in its Series A round led by China’s TechTemple Group. China’s Linear Ventures, Indonesia-based Convergence Ventures and Singapore’s Venturecraft also participated in this round, e27 said in a statement. Entrepreneurs such as Douglas Khoo, co-founder of Qunar, in which Baidu invested […] [...]

Logistics management startup FarEye raises $3.5 mn in Series A funding

Kushal Nahata, CEO & Co-Founder, FarEyeDelhi-based FarEye, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) based mobile workforce management platform, has raised $3.5 million (around Rs 20 crore) in Series A funding from SAIF Partners. The funds raised will be used for business expansion to other territories, the three-year old startup said in a statement. “FarEye wants to capitalise on its logistics management expertise and […] [...]

Fintech startup CreditVidya raises $2 mn from Kalaari Capital

CreditVidyaFinancial-technology startup CreditVidya, operated by Mumbai-based InfoCredit Services Pvt Ltd, has secured $2 million (Rs 13.3 crore) in Series A funding from Kalaari Capital. The company said in a statement that it will use the funds to augment its technology backbone and launch additional products that help lenders approve more customers, minimise fraud rates and […] [...]

Microsoft confirms Microsoft Ventures VC arm, renames old one ‘Microsoft Accelerator’

microsoft ventures homepage As Google moves ahead to develop its Area 120 in-house incubator program, Microsoft is also looking to get more of its startup ducks in a row. On Monday, the company quietly, officially unveiled Microsoft Ventures — a new arm that will focus on “Series A and beyond” investments in North America and Israel, with the first investments to be revealed in the coming weeks. If… Read More
[...]

Tally raises $15 million for app to make credit cards less expensive, easier to manage

Tally_app San Francisco-based Tally Technologies Inc. raised $15 million in Series A venture funding, to launch an app that promises to help people maintain good credit while avoiding fees, charges and other credit card affiliated pains. Shasta Ventures led the Series A investment in Tally, joined by the company’s earlier backers Cowboy Ventures and AITV. Silicon Valley Bank also invested.… Read More
[...]