This week was filled with series of investments into diverse sectors. Loads of companies managed to raise the much needed capital for their future expansion. Last week there were number of startups raising huge sums in funding and with this there were few startups which got acquired.
Have a quick look at the startups that raised funding:
Unocoin – Tumkur based Bitcoin service provider Unocoin has raised $250k in funding from SecondMarket Founder Barry Silbert’s Bitcoin Opportunity Corp. A good part of the investment will be spent on scaling up of Unocoin and its marketing efforts, while another part will be used towards regulatory compliance and security expenditures.
Synup – The startup has raised $500k (INR 3 Cr) in a funding round led by Bangalore based startup incubator AngelPrime. Synup offers a set of tools to help make life easier for local marketing consultants, agencies and brands that want to advertise locally. It plans to infuse the raised funds for boosting its marketing efforts and to strengthen technology.
FlipClass – Bangalore based education startup for parents to find tutors for their wards, Flipclass has raised INR 1.5 Cr in seed funding from a group of investors led by Hareesh Ramanna, founder of Singapore based BlueCap Mobile Holdings. The company has plans to expand its services in over 50 Indian cities having population of more than 10 lakh.
Foodpanda – It has raised $60 Mn in a new round from a group of investors, including various existing investors, Falcon Edge Capital and Rocket Internet AG. Since its launch in 2012, foodpanda/hellofood has raised over $100 Mn.