[Weekly funding roundup] Venture investments in startups continue to grow
The last week of the month recorded a venture funding of $403 million as compared to $285 million in the previous week.
There were 16 venture deals during the week, with early-stage investments accounting for 12 transactions, followed by three in the growth stage and one in late.
Fintech startup Zeta raised $250 million in a Series C funding round from Softbank Vision Fund 2, at a valuation of $1.45 billion becoming the latest entrant in the unicorn club.
FarEye raised $100 million in Series E round led by TCV and Dragoneer Investment Group, along with participation from existing investors.
Microblogging startup Koo raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by Tiger Global with participation from IIFL and Mirae Assets.
Fintech startup Kodo raised $8.75 million in a seed round from Brex, Goat Capital, Pioneer Fund, and other Silicon Valley investors.
Get My Parking (GMP) raised funds in a round led by IvyCap Ventures, along with participation from existing investors.
Matrimonial app, Betterhalf.ai, raised $3 million in a pre-Series A round from S2 Capital, Quiet Capital, and other angel investors.
FarMart, an agritech startup raised $2.4 million in a pre-Series A round led by Omidyar Network India and Avaana Capital.
Edtech startup Tekie raised $1.5 million in seed round co-led by GSV Ventures and Multiply Ventures.
IIT Delhi-backed Clensta raised Rs 5 crore from N+1 Capital.
Salon-focused Glamplus raised Rs 2 crore in a pre-Series A round led by Inflection Point Ventures.
Mentoria, a career discovery platform, raised Rs 1.5 crore in a pre-Series A funding round from Indian Angel Network (IAN).
Cuvette Tech, an internship-focused startup, raised $180,000 in a seed round led by Titan Capital and other angel investors.
Scenes by Avalon raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding round from angel investors and VC firms.
Rezo.ai raised an undisclosed seed round led by Modulor Capital, Dexter Angel Network, Veda, and angel investors.
Polygon, a blockchain-tech startup, raised undisclosed funding from US-based tech billionaire and serial startup investor Mark Cuban.
LegalPay raised an undisclosed seed round from 9Unicorns, LetsVenture, and angel investors.
Voice intelligence and AI assistant provider Fireflies raised $14 million in a Series A funding round led by Khosla Ventures and Canaan Partners.
Atlan, a tech startup, raised $16 million Series A funding led by Insight Partners and other angel investors.
Sentieo, the US and India-based fintech startup raised $20 million in Series B round from Ten Coves Capital, along with participation from existing investors.
Conversational tech startup, Yalo raised $50 million in a Series C round led by existing venture investor B Capital Group.
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