ah! Ventures launches angel fund worth INR 100 crore to back early stage startups

ah! Ventures announces a maiden alternative investment fund with a corpus of Rs 100 crore. The fund is expected to close its first round of funding within the next 60 days and to be fully invested by the third year.

Gardening-focused startup, Urvann secures INR 3 crore in a seed round

Urvann, a hyperlocal marketplace focused on gardening, has raised Rs 3 crore in a seed funding round. The round was led by the angel investment platform, Inflection Point Ventures (IPV).

Lumi Interactive, a female-founded gaming studio promoting mental wellness, raises $9M in a seed round

Lumi Interactive raises $9 million in funding to develop mobile games for mental wellness. The funding round was joined by a16z,1Up Ventures, Galileo Ventures, and Heracles Capital.

Actress Rashmika Mandanna invests in clean beauty brand, Plum Goodness

Popular Indian actress, Rashmika Mandanna has joined Plum, a beauty and personal care brand, as an investor, brand ambassador, and advocate.

Yatrikart, a transit retail chain startup, secures $450 K in seed round

Yatrikart, a tech enabled retail chain for retailing on the go, secures $450,000 in a seed funding round from Shuru-Up's Digital platform and Artha Venture Fund.

Early Stage VC firm, Multiply Ventures, secures INR 260 crores for its maiden fund

Multiply Ventures announces closing its maiden fund at Rs 260 crore. The fund is thesis-driven, sector-focused and invests in startups on the Indian consumers across -fintech, retail, health, and ed-tech.

Sequoia Capital announces $2.85B funds for Indian and SEA startups

Sequoia Capital has raised $2.85 billion in funds. The venture capital firm will invest $2 billion in Indian startups, and $850 million in Southeast Asian startups.

Aptera, a Solar Electric Vehicle Startup bags $40 million through equity crowdfunding

Aptera secures $40 million in its recent crowdfunding round. The startup is funded by Google, Idealab, Meyer Global Management, Sandy Munro, Ozzy Okay and more.

Wastelink, a startup focused on reducing food waste through its food upcycling platform, raises $1.3 million in seed round

Wastelink secured a funding of INR 10 Cr in their seed round. The round was led by Matterhorn Projects LLP, Indigram Labs Foundation, and Sanjiv Rangrass, amongst other marquee investors.