Bolt Bikes becomes Zoomo, secures US$ 11M in fresh funding 

Bolt Bikes becomes Zoomo, secures US$ 11M in fresh funding

Sydney, Australia-based electric bike platform Bolt Bikes has rebranded to Zoomo in August 2020 along with obtaining US$ 11M in capital from a Series A funding round, led by Australian Clean Energy Finance Corporation and participation from Hana Ventures and existing investors Maniv Mobility and Contrarian Ventures, also with venture debt from OneVentures and Viola Credit. Capital raised will be...

Top 10 EdTech Startups in India

Top 10 EdTech Startups in India

Educational technology, better known as EdTech refers to the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory to enable learning. In the past 4-5 months, the coronavirus pandemic has left millions of students locked inside their homes and it is EdTech that has been very vocal in imparting education to them. Even before the pandemic, many students had switched...

Employees social networking platform Mesh secured seed funding from Y Combinator 

Mesh

San Jose based employees social networking start-up, Mesh announced on 20th August, 2020, that it has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Silicon Valley’s most influential startup incubators, Y Combinator. The founders of  CleverTap, Cure match and Meesho also took the participation in the funding round in addition to US seed-stage fund Liquid 2 Ventures. Angel investors like Xiaomi...

FPL Technologies secures US$ 10M in Series A funding

FPL Technologies secures US$ 10M in Series A funding

Pune-based FinTech startup FPL Technologies has raised US$ 10M in a Series A funding round held in August 2020 from Sequoia India, Matrix Partners India, Hummingbird Ventures, along with various angel investors. The latest round brings the startup’s total funding to US$ 15M since its launch. Proceeds from the round will be used to hire employees for its engineering and...

Odyssey Interactive launches with $7.9M CAD 

Odyssey Interactive launches with $7.9M CAD

Video gaming startup Odyssey Interactive has officially launched in the month of August 2020 in the Kitchener, Canada. Along with its launch, it has also announced a $7.9M CAD seed funding from investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Golden Ventures, A16Z Cultural Leadership Fund, as well as angel investors, including Eros Resmini of Discord, Kevin Lin of Twitch, Steve Chen of...

India based agritech startup WayCool Foods receives a US$ 114K grant

WayCool agritech

India based agritech startup WayCool Foods receives a US$ 114K grant

TOP 10 ASEAN FoodTech Startups 

Top 10 FoodTech in ASEAN

South-East Asian countries have been successfully launching tech-based startups in the areas of FinTech, PropTech and EdTech. FoodTech is a sector which, in recent years, has also become very prominent here as these countries are home to great cuisines and a foodie population. An example is Singapore which boasts of numerous FoodTech startups, which are bound to become success stories...

Top 10 emerging PropTech Startups in Singapore 

Top 10 Proptech

Singapore, a popular Fintech city, is also home to a number of Proptech firms, that combines both their property dealing and technology to give people a wholesome real estate experience. Swanky offices of leading global tech and finance titans in Singapore make the city a key destination for PropTech industries to flourish in. Here is a list of the Top...

Edtech startup Showbie raises CAD $5M in series A led by Rhino Ventures 

showbie

Canada based Edtech, Showbie annouced on 20th August 2020, that it has secured CAD $5M funding in series A by Vancouver based Rhino Ventures. The other participants include Azure Capital, Point Nine Capital and various other Canadian and global investors. Showbie, which is a hybrid learning platform offering tools to educators for transforming their classrooms, claims to utilize the funds...

Lambda School gains USD 74M in series C funding for its online coding school 

lambda

San Francisco, California-based Edtech startup Lambda School which invests in people to help build their satisfying careers, announced on 21st August, 2020, that it has received USD 74M in a Series C funding round from a Venture Capital firm, Gigafund, which is known for its investments in companies like SpaceX. Y Combinator (where Lambda School was incubated) and Tandem...