Australian Foodtech startup Harvest B raises US$ 4.5 million in Venture funding

Located in Sydney, Harvest B is a plant-based meat B2B platform. It has raised a total funding of US$ 4.5 million lately, which the company will use these funds to build a new facility to assemble its sustainable magnified protein ingredients.  About Harvest B Co-founded by Kristi Riordan, Werner Fuggersberger and Alfred Lo in 2020, Harvest B is a B2B startup...

SaaS startup Loopin secures US$ 820K in Seed funding

Loopin, a US-based SaaS startup framing a calendar-based marketplace managing productivity, has raised US$ 820K in a Seed funding round led by Venture Highway on 28 July 2021. Investors: The Seed investment round featured Venture Highway, a Delhi-based VC firm, as the lead investor with participation from First Cheque. Purpose of the funding: The startup seeks to deploy the proceeds from the...

VCBay Weekly News Roundup – 9Unicorn launches student VC firm, Fintech startups raise funding

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Welcome to VCBay Weekly News Roundup. Here are some important developments in the startup space and major funding rounds this week – 9Unicorn launches a student Venture Capital firm Mumbai, India-based 9Unicorns, announced that it is launching a Venture Capital firm that will be focused on startups initiated by students, which will be known as student capital or university fund.  The working...

Top 10 Floriculture startups in Asia

The floriculture industry, which is presently dominated by European startups, is now witnessing a steady change of trends. With many potential startups adding up to the flower industry list, Asia has hastened up its pace in the global market. The Asian floriculture industry is worth billions of dollars, as the floriculture industry in China alone is valued at more than...

Indian proptech startup Strata secures US$ 6M in Series A funding

Strata, an India-based proptech startup promoting fractional ownership of commercial real estate (CRE), has raised US$ 6 million in a Series A investment round led by Kotak Investment Advisors on 29 June 2021. Investors: The funding round featured Kotak Investment Advisors as the lead investor with participation from Gemba Capital, Elevation Capital and Mayfield Fund. The company has bagged, in total,...

Add to Cart: Salesforce’s Acquisitions

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In the past three years, Salesforce has spent a record US$50 billion acquiring Slack, Tableau and Mulesoft. In this edition of Add to Cart we'll be analysing Salesforce's acquisitions to know more about the types of companies it has acquired, the amount it has spent on the acquisitions and the sectors they belong to.

Women as the prime mover of Homeware

Women & Homeware

The Homeware Category The Homeware Category consists of wares which are used across the house, primarily in the kitchen and dining spaces. Women are the prime mover of homeware and this category consists of; DiningKitchenHome DecorFurnishings Home as a Unit source: housebeautiful.com Typical Family Unit Nuclear families form a bulk of the household units in developed economiesLarger families tend to be in lesser developed onesNuclear...

Medical device startup Exo raises US$ 220M to commercialize its ultrasound device

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US-based Exo, a pioneering health information and devices company, raised US$ 220 million in a Series C investment round on 29 July 2021. Investors: The funding round was led by RA Capital Management with participation from BlackRock, Sands Capital, Avidity Partners and Pura Vida Investments. Purpose of the funding: The funds raised will be used by the company for the commercialization...

NY-based Realm raises US$ 12M to help Americans make better home decisions

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NY-based Realm, a free-to-use and centralized source of actionable, unbiased insights for American homeowners, has raised US$ 12M in a Series A funding round on 29 July 2021. Investors: The round was led by GGV Capital, with participation from existing investors Primary Venture Partners, Lerer Hippeau and Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures. The total funds raised by the startup stands at...

9Unicorn launches a student Venture Capital firm

30.July.2021 - Mumbai-based 9Unicorns, announced that it is launching a Venture Capital firm that will be focused on startups initiated by students, which will be known as student capital or university fund.  In a press statement, the reason behind this initiation is given that, many students in IITs and IIms will be having an option to launch their own startups,...