Stellaris Venture Partners closes its second fund at $225M

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Bengaluru-based early-stage venture capital firm Stellaris Venture Partners has closed its second India-dedicated fund at $225 million.  With this fund, Stellaris Venture Partners now has more than $300 million in assets under management. This makes Stellaris Ventures among the largest in the seed-to-series A stage funds in India. Stellaris had closed its first fund at […]

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Chiratae Ventures closes fourth fund, oversubscribed by 25 percent

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Bengaluru-headquartered Chiratae Ventures announced the close of its fourth fund at $337 million, which was oversubscribed by 25 percent. The venture capital fund aimed to raise $275 million. The firm has $950 million worth of assets under management (AUM) so far, which have been invested in over 100 deals, supporting startups including PolicyBazaar, Walmart-owned Flipkart, […]

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Neverinstall raises $375K seed round from Speciale Invest

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In a seed round of fundraising, a startup building a cloud platform to bring any graphical user interface (GUI) application regardless of OS and device type to the browser, Neverinstall, has received around $375,000 led by deep-tech venture capitalist Speciale Invest. Transforming how software applications are built, distributed, and used; and building a world-class engineering […]

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Inflexor Ventures closes its second fund at over Rs 600Cr

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VC firm Inflexor Ventures announced on Thursday that it has made the final close of its second fund at over Rs 600 crore, exceeding its original domestic target corpus of Rs 500 crore.  The sector-agnostic technology fund is looking to invest essentially in B2B/enterprise startups using deeptech, technology IP, and innovation to resolve real-life issues […]

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Orios Venture Partners closes $30M Select Fund I

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Orios Venture Partners announced the final close for its Select Fund I. The funds have been raised from various family offices and institutions.  This marks the third fund raised by the firm. It had earlier launched and concluded two early-stage Funds in 2015 and 2018. They invest in new commerce, technology-led financial inclusion, new media, […]

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India Quotient gets $64M from domestic investors for first close of 4th fund

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India Quotient has made its first close of its fourth fund at $64 million from indigenous investors, including major family offices. The fund’s investors include top entrepreneurs like Flipkart cofounder Binny Bansal, Paytm’s founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Makemytrip cofounder Deep Kalra. It is also in talks with international investors for raising the rest of […]

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[Weekly Funding Roundup] Venture funding continues to rise in the startup ecosystem

The first week of June has been promising for the Indian startup ecosystem as venture funding continues to rise.  The total venture funding during the week was at $638 million, up by 58 percent since the previous week. The major share of this funding was raised by two unicorns – Delhivery and Urban Company.  25 […]

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Artha Venture Fund announces final close of Rs 220 Cr debut fund

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Early-stage micro-VC fund, Artha Venture Fund (AVF) announced the final close of its debut fund at Rs 220 crore.  In a statement, AVF said, more than 50 limited partners participated in the fund, with nearly half of the LPs increasing their investment commitments in the last three months.  Over 50 percent of the investments came […]

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[Weekly Funding roundup] Total equity venture funding touches $577 million in the fourth week of March

The month of March has ended on a positive note after a not-so-encouraging three weeks. Cumulative equity venture funding into Indian startups reached $577 million in the fourth week of March, led essentially by gaming unicorn Dream11. The funding amount increased by 248 percent as compared to the third week’s figure of $166 million. This […]

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Report says India saw venture capital investments worth $10 Billion in 2020

According to a report, Venture capital investments in India touched $ 10 billion during the pandemic-hit 2020 and as many as 7,000 new startups emerged during the same period. Bain & Company’s latest India Venture Capital Report, released on Wednesday, also stated that consumer tech, SaaS, and fintech accounted for almost 75 percent of the […]

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