[Funding alert] Ananth Narayanan's Mensa Brands announces investments into 10 D2C brands

In an assertion, Ananth Narayanan, Founder and CEO of ?Mensa Brands?, said, "We are eager to declare our organization with ten amazing establishing groups that have made cherished computerized brands. We are focused on driving their excursion forward and cooperating to assemble worldwide breakout brands from India. At Mensa, we are energetic with regards to utilizing innovation to assemble computerized brands that are attached in carrying euphoria to our clients." Mensa intends to accomplice and put resources into D2C brands and scale them dramatically. Over the course of the following three years, Mensa expects to procure more than 50 brands across — home, garden, clothing, individual consideration, and excellence. The accomplice brands incorporate

[Funding alert] SaaS startup ProfitWheel raises $3M from top angel investors in seed round

SaaS startup ?ProfitWheel? on Thursday reported that it has as of late got an all out capital raise of $3 million in its seed round. ProfitWheel procured 50% of the absolute speculation sum from Netcore Cloud, a main obtaining, commitment and maintenance organization, and from ProfitWheel fellow benefactor, Vivek Bhargava. The leftover venture came from more than 15 private supporters including Vallabh Bhansali of Enam Group, KRS Jamwal of Tata Group, Dinesh Agarwal from Indiamart, Prashant Gulati - Investor and Trustee, Tie Global Board, Rizwan Koita, Jagdish Mathur of CitiusTech, Jimmy Mahtani from Baring Private Equity Asia, and Harish Bhal and Manish Vij of the Smile Group. Established in 2020, ProfitWheel centers around making a client information drove showcasing insight stage for the new immediate to-buyer world.

[Funding alert] Office furniture brand Transteel raises Rs 4 Cr through Klub

Transteel?, a D2C brand for office furniture designated at SMEs and center market organizations, has gotten development capital of Rs 4 crore from financial backers, including an income based financing player, ?Klub?. Dispatched in May 2020, Transteel offers premium office furniture worked for new companies, little and medium-sized entrepreneurs. With skillet India conveyance, the startup is connecting straightforwardly with the shoppers which assisted them with accomplishing quantities of 40,000 internet based requests since May 2020. Talking about the financing round, Shiraz Ibrahim, Managing Director, Transteel said,

[Funding alert] Indian companies garner $9.7B via IPOs in Jan-Sep; proceeds highest for the period in 20 yrs

Supported by bullish financial backer opinions, India saw organizations cleaning up an astounding $9.7 billion through starting offer deals in the initial nine months of 2021, the most elevated sum for the nine-month time frame in twenty years, says a report. Upwards of 72 introductory public contributions (IPOs) hit the financial exchange during the January-September period this year in India and solid opinions were apparent in the worldwide business sectors too, as indicated by driving consultancy EY. EY, in its most recent report, said the worldwide IPO market kept on blasting through Q3 2021, bringing about the most dynamic second from last quarter by bargain numbers and continues over the most recent 20 years.

[Funding alert] Data-driven education platform ForeignAdmits raises Rs 3.45 Cr led by Unicorn India Ventures

Training stage ForeignAdmits, which means to make affirmation measures straightforward, coordinated, and information supported, will utilize the assets essentially for item advancement and group development. Bengaluru-based ?Foreignadmits?, which offers customized concentrate on abroad direction to competitors, has brought Rs 3.5 crore up in a seed round drove by Unicorn India Ventures. The round additionally saw support from RiDiK Technology from Singapore, Manoranjan Mohapatra, Kumar Siddhartha (CEO, Greytrix), Chandra Shekhar Sharma (HoD, Physics, Reliable Institute, Kota; a division of Allen), Sudhanshu Mishra, Sagar Gandhi, and Mayank Sharma (India Head of Prodigy Finance).

[Funding alert] Fintech startup Niro raises $3.5M led by Elevar Equity

Fintech startup Niro brought $3.5 million up in a seed round drove by? Elevar Equity?. The round additionally saw support from numerous private backers, including ?CRED?'s Kunal Shah, Bala Parthasarthy, Prime Ventures Managing Partner Nitin Gupta, and the Patni Family office, as indicated by an assertion shared by the firm. Presently a group of 16-17 individuals, Niro will utilize the assets to grow the group and foster their contributions. Established in March 2021 by Aditya Kumar, who prior established loaning stage Qbera, and previous Citibank VP Sankalp Mathur — Niro will give installed credit items to shopper web brands, who would then be able to offer it to their clients.

[Funding alert] Blockchain startup Arcana raises $2.3M from Republic Crypto, Woodstock, DCG, Sahil Lavingia, others

Bengaluru-put together blockchain Arcana Network with respect to Wednesday reported that it has raised $2.3 million from driving financial backers in the blockchain biological system. The round was driven by Republic Crypto and ?Woodstock Fund?, and furthermore saw support from Digital Currency Group (DCG), Hyperedge, Sahil Lavingia's shl.vc, Fenbushi Capital, LD Capital, and Paradigm Shift VC. The organization has brought this gather together in not exactly a quarter since its seed financing. It likewise saw interest from Ganesh Swami, CEO of ?Covalent?; Ajeet Khurana, Builders Tribe; Nishal Shetty of ?WazirX?; Ajit Tripathi from Aave, alongside Arcana's seed financial backers AU21 and Arcanum Capital.

[Funding alert] AI-based sales enablement and B2B platform ApplicateAI set to raise $30M in Series A round

Computer based intelligence based deals enablement and B2B stage ApplicateAI on Sunday asserted it is in "cutting edge stage" of bringing $30 million up in a Series A round from investment firms. Seeing the arrangement through would esteem the startup at $160 million. The salestech startup had before brought $2 million up in a pre-Series A round from a grasp of famous industry pioneers and private backers. Driven by Sandeep Singhal, Senior Advisor at Nexus Ventures and Avana Capital, other key financial backers in the round incorporate Javed Tapia, Managing Director at Clover Infotech; Deb Deep Sengupta, previous president and overseeing chief at SAP India and South Asia; Suhail Sameer, CEO of BharatPe; and Prashant Kumar, Founder of Entropia. The pre-Series A round additionally saw interest from a large portion of the ApplicateAI's current financial backers.

Fintech: An Industry with Promise

There is no doubt about the fact that a plethora of fintech startups have come up, especially during the pandemic. Newspapers flash headlines like, “X Startup raises USD$10 million in seed round” on a regular basis. The pandemic was thought to be a hindrance for the initiation of startups, however, it proved to be a facilitator as the digitalisation of processes made it significantly easier to launch a startup. Moreover, as most processes were transitioned to the online medium owing to the government’s efforts in minimising cash transactions, a push was given to fintech. Even as other industries continued to accumulate hefty losses, fintech continued to shine. Finance is a field that has long garnered attention of the masses being an industry with monetary as well as developmental promises. In this piece, we observe the future projections of growth in the field.

[Funding alert] Tech startup Numadic raises $2.5M from 9Unicorns and Venture Catalysts

Numadic?, a tech startup that gives arrangements in the vehicle versatility space, has brought $2.5 million up in a pre-Series A financing round drove by 9Unicorns and Venture Catalysts. This round likewise saw interest from the Chona Family Office and private backers who incorporate senior chiefs from Netmagic, Oracle, and Google. The financing was done at a valuation of $20 million. Numadic plans to utilize this round of financing for recruiting and item advancement. Established by Luke Sequeira, Aprup Shet, and Haston Silva, Numadic is a vehicle interface stage that forms applications and APIs to empower independent vehicle installments. From vehicle recognizable proof, installments to archive trade, Numadic plans to convey trendy fintech answers for "undisrupt" the development of individuals and freight.