Bengaluru becomes India’s first city to have vertical gardens

Bengaluru becomes India’s first city to have vertical gardens

Bengaluru gets its first vertical garden setup by SayTrees, all set to fight pollution with many such gardens The vertical garden recently setup in Bengaluru is making the city look all the more beautiful. The first vertical garden is adorned with over 3500 plants of 10 different species. The garden is an initiative of SayTrees and its setup at the Hosur Road Electronics City Flyover. SayTrees is an NGO having ordinary citizens as its members who…

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Meet Deena Mehta, India’s first female stockbroker

Meet Deena Mehta, India’s first female stockbroker

After 125 years, India gets its first female stockbroker after Deena Mehta is elected BSE’s President  At a time when India’s stock market is dominated by males, Deena Mehta has broken all stereotypes by becoming the Bombay Stock Exchange’s first female president. Mehta has been working in the stock market from the past 32 years. She is the very first Indian women to be elected on the board of exchange and to achieve such a…

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Tekfusion : a pristine audio company that sells high quality headphones

Tekfusion : a pristine audio company that sells high quality headphones

Tekfusion, a pristine audio company has come up with high quality headphones that beautifully meld with the most listening styles Bengaluru –  March 18, 2017. RedNewswire/- Jayesh Mehta CEO and Co-founder of Tekfusion Technologies is an avid audiophile and an entrepreneur. He was born in JamKhambhalia (born August 17, 1986), a small town in Gujarat, India, to Mr. Maheskumar J Mehta and Kundan N Mehta. His father is a retired chef and a former businessman, and…

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Indian homestay network “Stayzilla” halts its operation, plans to reboot it with a different business model

Indian homestay network “Stayzilla” halts its operation, plans to reboot it with a different business model

Stayzilla is the largest platform for verified homestays and alternate stays Bengaluru – Feb 24, 2017. RedNewswire/- Bengaluru-based home stay aggregators stayzilla ,which is backed by matrix and nexus ventures has suspended its operations and is looking to reboot with a different business model. Yogendra Vasupal,cofounder, Stayzilla announced his decision via blog on the stayzilla website. “This has been one of the toughest decisions that I have taken so far but it is the right…

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Get My Parking raises $1.1 mn in Pre-series A funding round from IAN,TCA & others

Get My Parking raises $1.1 mn in Pre-series A funding round from IAN,TCA & others

Get My Parking makes driving easier by aggregating parking information in real time Bengaluru – Feb 23, 2017. RedNewswire/- Delhi-based Get My Parking has raised $1.1 million in a pre-Series A round from Indian Angel Network (IAN), The Chennai Angels (TCA), BEENEXT and Hero group’s Sunil Munjal.  The company is an 18 months old startup providing cloud-based mobile parking technology. It was founded in 2015 by IIT Madras alumni Chirag Jain and Rasik Pansare, alumni of…

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True Balance raises $14mn in series B funding round from Korean Development Bank & others existing investors

True Balance raises $14mn in series B funding round from Korean Development Bank & others existing investors

True Balance is a mobile app for checking mobile prepaid balance Bengaluru – Feb 20, 2017. RedNewswire/- True Balance is a mobile app that allows prepaid Android smartphone users to check balance, call logs and data packs, also offers a recharge service. It has raised $14 mn in series B funding round from IMM Investment, Korean Development Bank, Capstone Partners and existing investors SoftBank Ventures Korea &  Mega Investments. True Balance was launched by Balance Hero in India…

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FastFox.com – Fastest way to Rent Home

FastFox.com – Fastest way to Rent Home

  FastFox.com is a home rental technology company Bengaluru – Feb 17, 2017. RedNewswire/- FastFox.com allows home seekers to check pictures and in-depth information about 1000s of real time available properties, schedule house visits and finalize with the landlord.We are integrating existing workforce to transform the way people rent home. It uses technology to ensure that 100% of the homes listed on FastFox.com are authentic and available for immediate visit and closure. Whether it is…

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1Crowd platform has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Ganesh Natarajan

1Crowd platform has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Ganesh Natarajan

1Crowd is an equity crowd funding platform Bengaluru – Feb 10, 2017. RedNewswire/- 1Crowd is an equity crowd funding platform connecting investors with Indian start-ups and early stage ventures. Ganesh Natarajan, chairman of 5F World had invested in Zeve Capsol, the company that operates the 1Crowd platform in his personal capacity. As part of the deal, Natarajan will join the board of Zeve Capsol, which is working to create an ecosystem for startups and investors. The company was founded in…

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Voonik raises $6M in Series B funding from RB Investments and Sequoia Capital

Voonik raises $6M in Series B funding from RB Investments and Sequoia Capital

Voonik is a personal-stylist led online marketplace for fashion Bengaluru – Feb 09, 2017. RedNewswire/- Voonik is an online fashion marketplace providing a personal shopping platform that helps people dress well and within their budget, by offering style advice and hand-selected recommendations, based on the customer’s style preferences and body type. Shoppers can set their skin tone, body type and preferences into the platform and receive recommendations. It has raised $6 million from Singapore-based RB Investments…

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Wooplr raises $8 mn in series B funding from Sistema Asia Fund and two others

Wooplr raises $8 mn in series B funding from Sistema Asia Fund and two others

Wooplr is a social fashion discovery and commerce platform Bengaluru – Feb 09, 2017. RedNewswire/- Wooplr has raised $8 million in series B funding round led by Sistema Asia Fund, with participation from Amereus Group and existing investor Helion Ventures. Sistema Asia Fund, the proprietary fund floated by Russian conglomerate Sistema JSFC has made its first investment in social commerce platform Wooplr. Wooplr will use the funds for product development and technology. Wooplr is a…

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6 unconventional love stories to watch this Valentine’s Day.

6 unconventional love stories to watch this Valentine’s Day.

6 unconventional love stories to watch this Valentine’s Day. Bengaluru – Feb 08, 2017. RedNewswire/- Most of us grew up watching happy ending fairy tales like, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella which were pretty much predictable. Love, in these perfectly ending love stories, has been embellished to such an extent, that it almost comes out as fake.In the process of portraying the perfect love stories, we conveniently overlooked the reality of love. The weird, the heartbreakingly…

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Energy-data start-up Zenatix raises Rs. 8 crore in pre-series A round from pi Ventures

Energy-data start-up Zenatix raises Rs. 8 crore in pre-series A round from pi Ventures

Zenatix Solutions Pvt. Ltd is a data-driven energy efficiency startup Bengaluru – Feb 08, 2017. RedNewswire/- Gurgaon-based energy-data start-up, Zenatix Solutions Pvt. Ltd has raised Rs 8 crore in pre-series A round of funding led by pi Ventures. The existing investor Blume Ventures also participated in the round. The company was founded in 2014 by Rahul Bhalla, Vishal Bansal and Amarjeet Singh. The funds raised will be used for recruitment and expanding business in South-east Asian markets. Earlier, the…

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Fin-tech startup “Capital Float” raises $2.5 Mn From IFMR Capital

Fin-tech startup “Capital Float” raises $2.5 Mn From IFMR Capital

Capital Float is a finance technology startup which helps SMEs secure capital online Bengaluru – Feb 06, 2017. RedNewswire/- Bengaluru-based online credit platform Capital Float has raised $2.5 Mn from IFMR Capital Finance and its alternative investment fund. The company has raised funds by allotting non-convertible debentures (NCDs). NCDs are basically loan-linked bonds but cannot be converted into stocks. They, however, offer a higher rate of interest than convertible debentures. The fresh funding will be used to lend…

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Paytm Payments Bank gets $32.4m fresh investments from Paytm founder and two others

Paytm Payments Bank gets $32.4m fresh investments from Paytm founder and two others

Paytm Payments Bank gets $32.4m fresh investments Bengaluru – Feb 04, 2017. RedNewswire/- Paytm Payments Bank has received fresh investments of $32.4M from its promoter and founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma besides two other entities – One97 Communications Ltd and One97 Communications India Ltd. Paytm Payments Bank got a final approval from the Reserve Bank of India last month to run and operate payments bank in the country.   Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the promoter and founder of Paytm hold…

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C-CAMP raises $1.4M seed funding from NITI Aayog

C-CAMP raises $1.4M seed funding from NITI Aayog

C-CAMP is a Dept of Biotechnology initiative with mandate to foster high-end research and innovation Bengaluru – Feb 04, 2017. RedNewswire/-    The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platform [C-CAMP] is a life science/healthcare technology and innovation hub. It  has been selected for ‘scale-up support’ under the NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM). The scheme aims to upgrade established incubation centres to world-class standards. NITI Aayog, the government’s policy think-tank, received 232 applications last year for…

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