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YIBEAL INCUBATED BY IIM-CALCUTTA AND FIRST STARTUP IN KOLKATA TO BE SELECTED IN MICROSOFT’S BIZSPARK PROGRAM

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Overview The pre-owned smartphone market (2016) has been estimated to be around $14 billion globally and around $1.4 billion in India. Yibeal, incubated by IIM-Calcutta Innovation Park, built a platform to certify and facilitate the sales of pre-owned phones that faced three major issues of trust, inconvenience and price with first time buyers. Satanik Roy,…

Kickstart Jobs raises Series-seed funding from ah! Ventures, others

Kickstart Jobs, a Gurgaon-based entry-level talent acquisition startup, raised an undisclosed amount of funding in its Series-seed round. Led in collaboration with ah! Ventures, this round saw investments from marquee investors like Vivek Joshi – Founder, Wyzen Tech;Mohit Satyanand – Chairman, Team Works Art; Amit Banati – President (Asia Pacific), Kellogg’s; Arun Khanna – President (Asia), Dun and…

Online Furniture Marketplace Pepperfry Secures Funding

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Online home décor marketplace, #Pepperfry has raised R642 Cr ($100 Mn) in Series D round of funding from Goldman Sachs, Zodius Technology Fund and existing investors Bertelsmann India Investments and Norwest Venture Partners. The proceeds will be use to expand its logistics footprint in over 300 cities and will also open distribution centres and expand…

BlueVine Raises $18.5Mn : Hang on!!!!

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BlueVine, which provides working capital financing to small businesses, has received $18.5 million in funding. 83North (formerly Greylock IL) and Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Silicon Valley Bank and Correlation Ventures. Also, BlueVine has named Ido Lustig as vice president of risk management. The company has also…

Bootstrap Alley Tour goes to 10 cities in search for the best startups to showcase

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At Tech in Asia, we are serious about unearthing the best startups across Asia. Apart from having great writers scattered across the region, writing about new innovations from Indonesia and Hong Kong, to Pakistan and Myanmar, we also showcase Asian startups at our signature Startup Asia conferences. Held tri-annually in Singapore, Japan, and Indonesia, Startup…

Mobile Tech Startup AppVirality Inc. raises SEED round from Mr. Rajan Anandan, Mr. Mike Galgon and few others

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Delaware and Hyderabad based tech start-up AppVirality Inc,  raised an undisclosed amount from prominent investors in US and India. Having graduated from the Microsoft Accelerator in May 2014, the start-up today annouced that they raised seed round from industry prominent investors including Rajan Anandan (Google India), Mike Galgon (aQuantive), Ravi Gururaj (Nasscom), Ashim Mehra (Baron…

Hyderabad Based Startup – MyDreamStore.in Raised 1.8 Cr!!

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Hyderabad-based online merchandise startup, MyDreamStore has raised funding of INR 1.8 Cr. led by a group of investors to disrupt custom merchandise segment in India. The startup was launched by three NIT Allahabad graduates who quit their jobs in MNCs to create more value. Their first startup, eSparSha, was into custom merchandising successfully for the last 3…

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