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Schroder Adveq leads Rs 214 cr round in Bizongo
Bizongo provides end-to-end automated packaging solutions for companies operating across sectors, such as fast-moving consumer goods, hospitality, food and beverage, retail, ecommerce and industrial logistics, using its proprietary software products Design Square, Artwork Flow and Procure Live.
MoneyTap bags Rs 500 cr in equity & debt round
MoneyTap, an app-based consumer credit provider, has a loan book of more than Rs 1,000 crore. ...
Starved of openings, Chinese Cos cross Great Wall to India
Fewer Chinese startups going public, uncertainty after trade spat with US & soberi...
Battery storage, smart grid and efficiency companies raised over $536 million through venture capital in 2019
Log 9 Materials, a developer of aluminum fuel cell technology – raised $3.5 million from Exfinity Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital India while, LivGuard Energy Technologies - an automotive products to batteries company - raised $32 million from ChrysCapital and Ncubate.
Bizongo mops up $30 million Series C funding round led by Schroder Adveq
The investment major, which also has a deep focus on secondary transactions, also runs Schroder Adveq Asia, which largely looks to invest in China and India, with, and alongside managers that cover a broad range of sectors such as consumer business services, technology and healthcare.
Info Edge opens Rs 100 cr venture fund
It is, however, yet unclear if the company will bring in external investors to back the fund along side it, or the stage in which it will invest in potential companies.
‘India offers exciting blueprint for other emerging markets’
Tilman Ehrbeck, managing partner, Flourish, spoke about the India opportunity, how the market offers a blueprint for other emerging markets, and the broad themes which interest him here.
EduTech company Eupheus nets $4.3 million
The company said it has expanded to 70 cities as of the first half of the current fiscal year, apart from partnering with four international institutes.
BlackRock, partners eye initial $500 million for climate fund
The group will provide the first $100 million of funding for the CFP.
Sequoia, Matrix Partners drive $11 m funding round in Park+
Prominent angel investors, including Deep Kalra, Rajesh Magow, Ashish Hemrajani, Kunal Shah, Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal also participated in the round.
Temasek, EQT set up $500 million renewable energy JV
Singapore investment company Temasek, along with Swedish major EQT, has set up a platform called O2 Power to develop and acquire renewable energy assets in areas like solar and wind energy. The two investment firms have committed $500 million in equity for the venture, which is targeting 4 gigawatts of installed capacity in the coming years.
Oyo may cut more jobs to shore up its bottom line
Executives say scale of layoffs ‘far larger’ than expected but Oyo denies any such plan.
Shared mobility startup Bounce raises $105 mn in fresh funding
Bounce currently operates its dockless scooters in Bengaluru and Hyderabad with a fleet of 13, 000 and 2, 000 vehicles respectively. It's docked scooter rental service is available to commuters in over 35 cities.
Siemens arm debuts in Pando’s $9 million round
Angels including VMWare India MD Ramkumar Narayan, Alok Mittal, CEO of Indifi, and Saikiran Krishnamurthy of xto10x Ventures also participated in the round.
In a rocky startup world, candidates toss questions to interviewers
For sleep-solutions company Wakefit.co, the questions often are on layoffs - whether the company has ever handed out pink slips due to cost-cutting measures and/or change in direction, and if so, how they dealt with it.
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