Excl: Hybrid Online-Offline Baby & Kids Products Retailer Firstcry Raises $15M in Series C led by Temasek’s VC arm
Pune-based BrainBees Solutions Pvt Ltd, the startup behind Firstcry.com, which offers baby and kids’ products, has secured $15 million (Rs 93 crore) in its third institutional funding round led by Vertex Venture Holdings, a venture investment arm of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek.
Link : http://bit.ly/1cZTMmm
Koramangala Shoppers Wooed by Wooplr
Amidst cut-through completion of e-commerce platforms, there are techies who are enabling those brick-and-mortar shopping freaks to continue shopping without wasting much time. Wooplr, a photo-intensive mobile and web platform was launched by the four ex-employees of McAfee with the same purpose. The concept aims to boost sales for offline businesses.
Link : http://bit.ly/1lYeX0w
BankBazaar Raises $13 mn Funding from Sequoia Capital & Walden
BankBazaar, a Chennai based financial services portal has raised $13 mn from Sequoia Capital and Walden International, says a new report.Founded in 2008, BankBazaar aggregates and sells loan products, insuance and deposits from different banks.
Little ‘ions’ in quest for fun-filled Facebook
When (chief technology officer) Satyam starts checking in, there will be traffic jams in electron flow!
This is not a line for a Rajnikant- inspired joke book, but from the company manual of Little Eye Labs the first Indian start-up acquired by social networking giant Facebook earlier this month.