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.
Battery Smart secures $25 million Series A funding round. Tiger Global, Blume Ventures, and Orios Ventures with participated in the round.
Popular Indian actress, Rashmika Mandanna has joined Plum, a beauty and personal care brand, as an investor, brand ambassador, and advocate.
Chaayos raises $53 million in a Series C round led by Alpha Wave Ventures. The round saw participation from Elevation Capital, Tiger Global Management etc.
BatX Energies Pvt Ltd, a lithium-ion battery recycling startup secured $1.6 million in a seed funding round. The round was led by JITO Angel Network
Shiprocket, a logistics technology platform, has acquired a majority stake in Pickrr for around $200 million (nearly Rs 1,560 crore).
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 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 secures $40 million in its recent crowdfunding round. The startup is funded by Google, Idealab, Meyer Global Management, Sandy Munro, Ozzy Okay and more.
Jiraaf raises $7.5 million in series A funding. The round was led by Accel Partners, Mankekar Family Office, Aspire Family Office, and other marquee investors.