Battery Smart, a pioneer in battery swapping platform, raises $25 million in series A funding

Battery Smart secures $25 million Series A funding round. Tiger Global, Blume Ventures, and Orios Ventures with participated in the round.

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.

Popular chai-tea chain, Chaayos raises $53 million in Series C round

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.

Battery recycling startup, BatX energies raises $1.6M in seed funding round

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 acquires Pickrr in a deal worth $200M

Shiprocket, a logistics technology platform, has acquired a majority stake in Pickrr for around $200 million (nearly Rs 1,560 crore).

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.

Alternative investment startup, Jiraaf raises $7.5 million in series A funding round

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.

Web3 startup, Samudai bags $2.5 million in the pre-seed funding round

Samudai has raised $2.5 million in pre-seed funding. Investors like FTX Ventures, Sino Global Capital, and A&T Capital participated in the round.