Start-up guide to Equity Dilution 

These are difficult times for businesses to raise funds. Start-ups that survive past their bootstrapping stage will generally look to raise funds by giving out shares in their start-up in return for cash from equity investors who may consist of family, venture capitalists, private equity funds (usually in that sequence) and angel investors. Apart from...

B2B marketplace Bijnis secures USD 10M in series A from Sequoia and Matrix Partners

Bijnis

A technology based business-to-business marketplace for unorganized retail segment, Bijnis, announced on 21st July, 2020 that it has secured USD 10M in Series A round. The round was led by Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners India and existing investors InfoEdge and Waterbridge Ventures. The Delhi based company claims to deploy the funds by expanding...

Edtech startup Uable secures seed round led by 3one4 Capital

Bengaluru-based online life-skill development platform Uable, has secured an undisclosed amount in seed funding for product/brand development, technology and hiring talent on 17th July, 2020. Uable was founded in 2019 by Saurabh Saxena, the co-founder of Vedantu. The seed round is led by 3One4 Capital. Jupiter founder and CEO Jitendra Gupta, PineLabs’ CEO Amrish...

UK’s marketing SaaS startup Insider bags US$ 32M series C funding

UK’s marketing SaaS startup Insider bags US$ 32M series C funding

London-based startup Insider, that develops software to help clients in digital marketing has raised US$ 32M in a Series C funding round held in July 2020. The round was led by Riverwood Capital, with participation from Sequoia India, Wamda and Endeavor Catalyst. Capital raised will be used to enter into the U.S. market,...

Paris based fantasy football game developer Sorare secures €3.5M seed funding

Paris based fantasy football game developer Sorare bags €3.5M seed funding

Sorare, the Paris-based developers of a global fantasy football game have raised €3.5M in July 2020, in a seed funding round led by e.ventures which also saw participation from Fabric Ventures, Semantic Ventures, World Cup Champion André Schürrle and existing investors. The fresh funds will enable Sorare to significantly increase its headcount, as demand...

Indian neobank Walrus raises funds from Better Capital and others

Walrus

Walrus, Bengaluru based neobank has secured an undisclosed amount of funding in pre-seed funding round on 15th July, 2020. The round was led by Better Capital, an early backer of neobanks in India including investments in Open, Khatabook, Jupiter, Slice and Yelo. The PaaS (Platform As A Service) is focused on providing banking solutions for teens and young adults.

Sibros raises USD 12M in Series A funding led by Nexus Venture Partners

Sibros

Deep connected vehicles platform Sibros on Monday 20th July, 2020 announced that it has closed Series A round of USD 12M funding. The round was led by Nexus Venture Partners. Other participants include Moneta Ventures and Twin Ventures. This round brings the total capital to over USD 15M. The San Jose, California based company claims...

Breaking into new markets 

For most startups, growth at any cost is the name of the game. While some have taken that mantra all the way to the bank, many prefer striking a happy balance between growth and stability. When looking for ways to grow, new markets are often the first places to which startups turn. Disrupting the...

Beginners Guide to Asset allocation 

Asset allocation, despite its importance in portfolio management, is perhaps the last thing for a novice investor to contemplate. However, gaining an insight over it can protect an investor against significant losses, i.e. diversifying the investment in different categories can reduce the risk of loss. Financial experts believe that determining your asset allocation is the most significant...

Thailand based B-Concept raises US$ 5M funding

Thailand based B-Concept raises USD 5 Million

B-Concept Media Entertainment Group has obtained USD 5 Million for its marketing, event management, production and ticket businesses in the month of June 2020.