Top 5 Things You Must Know While Managing a Team of Millennials

As a manager, you have to know what each demographic in your team cares about so that you can deliver an employee experience that encourages collaboration and communication. Millennials have a drastically different outlook on what they expect from their employment experience. Having grown up in a period of rapid change, millennials have come of…
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May 27, 2019 0

Funding Alert: Used Car Marketplace Spinny Raises Series A Funding Of $13.2 Mn

Gurugram-based used car marketplace Spinny has raised $13.2 Mn in Series A funding round led by Accel and SAIF Partners. Existing investors such as Blume Ventures and Simile Ventures had also participated in the round. Raghunandan G (cofounder and former CEO Taxi For Sure) and Haresh Chawla (partner at True North PE firm) also joined…
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May 22, 2019 0

Funding Alert: IKEA Invests In Home Design Startup Livspace

Bengaluru-based end-to-end home design and decor service provider Livspace has raised an undisclosed amount from IKEA group franchisee, Ingka Group (Ingka Holding B.V and its controlled entities) for a minority stake. Ingka group is a strategic partner in the IKEA franchise system, representing 90 percent of total IKEA retail sales through 367 stores in 30…
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May 21, 2019 0

Funding Alert: Grofers raises more than $200M in funding

Gurugram-based online grocery startup Grofers has raised a $200 Mn Series F funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund. The company also raised capital from existing investors Tiger Global and Sequoia Capital as well as new investor KTB. With the additional funding, Grofers will seek to expand into new markets, bringing its services closer to…
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May 17, 2019 0

Funding Alert: Rannvijay Singha’s Disrupt gets pre-Series A funding

Disrupt, the one-year old unisex retail company founded by TV host and anchor Rannvijay Singha, has raised pre-series A round of funding from a group of investors, including Fynd co-founders Harsh Shah and Farooq Adam. Other investors include Ambi Parameswaran, former CEO of FCB Ulka; Mumbai-based micro VC firm First Cheque and Anil Gelra, cofounder…
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May 17, 2019 0

Funding Alert: Deepika Padukone invests in FMCG startup Epigamia

Drums Food International, the parent company of flavoured and greek yoghurt brand, Epigamia announced that actor Deepika Padukone has invested an undisclosed amount in the company, and will act as a partner and strategic advisor to the FMCG brand.   The investment has been made through KA Enterprises LLP, a fully owned corporate entity of Deepika…
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May 15, 2019 0

Funding Alert: Digital Lender Kinara Capital Raises 100 Crores

Bengaluru-based digital lending company Kinara Capital has raised INR 100 Cr ($14.2 Mn) from private equity and impact investors, Gaja Capital, GAWA Capital, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Patamar Capital. According to a press statement, the funds will be used to help accelerate growth of Kinara Capital in new and existing markets. The company…
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May 14, 2019 0

Funding Alert: HRTech Startup Skillenza Raises $1 Mn Funding

Bengaluru-based HR tech startup Skillenza has announced that it has raised $1 million in a pre-Series A round led by CBA Capital’s Education Catalyst Fund (ECF). Existing investors Blume Ventures and Tracxn Labs have also invested along with Let’sVenture, CIO Angel Network, Keiretsu Forum, and Hyderabad Angels. In Oct 2017, the startup secured Rs 4.7 crore…
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May 13, 2019 0

Funding Alert: Classplus raises $1.6 M Pre-Series A Fund

Edtech startup Classplus has raised $1.6 million in its pre-series A funding round led by Times Internet and GREE Ventures. The round also saw participation from Japanese VC firm Spiral Ventures and existing investor Netherlands-based Rising Stars Fund.  Launched in January 2018 by Mukul Rustagi and Bhaswat Agarwal, Classplus is a mobile-first SaaS platform that enables…
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May 10, 2019 0

Funding Alert: HealthKart Raises $25 Mn Funding

Digital nutrition platform HealthKart has raised $25 Mn from Sofina in a fresh round of financing. Existing investors include Sequoia Capital India, Kae Capital, and Omidyar Network. HealthKart is an omnichannel healthcare platform, made up of an online portal, over 110 retail stores spread across 40 cities. Owned by Bright Lifecare Pvt Ltd, HealthKart also…
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May 9, 2019 0