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This week in Indian Startups funding news (Aug 07-11)


This week 16 startups received funding, out of which 10 were disclosed, who in total made a sum of $121.78 million. Among them Five Star raised highest investment $50 million, followed by Ola, which raised about $36 million.

Meanwhile, six out of the total funded startups remained undisclosed.

Below is the summary of deals closed this week:

List of disclosed funding deals this week

Five Star Business Finance Limited, specialised ticket business and housing loans, has raised fresh funds in its Series C round led by Norwest Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital.

Ola has raised $36 million (Rs 231 crore) from Tekne Private Ventures through the issue of preference shares. The SoftBank-funded company had allotted 171,173 fully and compulsorily convertible preference shares for a total consideration of Rs 231.44 crore, as per RoC filings by ANI Technologies.


Crofarm has raised Rs 5 crore in a pre-Series A round led by Factor[e] Ventures and angel investors – Rajan Anandan, Google India MD, and Jitendra Gupta, PayU India MD among others. The round was syndicated through LetsVenture.

EM3 AgriServices Pvt Ltd has raised $10 million in its series B round led by Global Innovation Fund, while existing investors Soros Development Fund and Aspada Investment also participated in it.

Myforexeye has raised pre-Series A funding of Rs 1.4 crore from a clutch of individual investors. The investment has been made by HNI’s (high net-worth individuals) and senior bankers from India and overseas.

Truxapp has received $3.1 million in pre-series A funding from a group of angel investors and family offices including The Dhoot Family of The Videocon Group; Sandeep Sharma Former MD, MENA of a large Global Bank; VC Bothra and Family who are owners of a large shipping company in Singapore; and Mandhian Family, a family office which invests mainly in Real Estate.

Bayir has raised $2.45 million in two rounds of B Series Funding to be allocated for future expansion of the business.

Azure Hospitality has secured $12 million from existing investors Goldman Sachs and Max Ventures to fuel growth plans in India and enter global markets, said a person familiar with the development.

Newcastle Technologies has raised $0243 million in seed funding from tech industry veterans based in India and abroad.

Chaitanya India Fin Credit, a non-banking financial institution has raised $7 million

Undisclosed deals this week

Co-living startup StayAbode, micro delivery platform Doodhwaala and mobile game development studio Moong Labs , did not disclose the funding amount.

*Every week we round up startups that have received or announced fresh funding. Stay tuned for next funding weekly.

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