Automotive

Bounce Bags Further USD 105 Mn In Series D Round From Accel, B Capital, Others

Bengaluru-based dockless bike rental startup Bounce, on Thursday (January 23), announced that it has raised an additional USD 105 Mn (INR 746.33 Cr) from Accel Partners and B Capital Group. The latest round is part of the ongoing Series D funding round, where the company previously raised USD 97 Mn (INR 692.39 Cr) led by B Capital, Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin’s venture capital firm.

Source: INC42

 

Clean Energy

ReNew Power Secures USD 450 Mn Funds Through Dollar Bonds

Continuing its streak of big investments, clean energy startup ReNew Power has raised USD 450 Mn funding through a dollar bond issuance.

Source: INC42

 

Marketing Tech

SaaS Startup SmartKarrot Grabs Angel Funding To Ramp Up Indian Operations

Texas and Bengaluru-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup SmartKarrot, on Wednesday (January 22), announced that it has raised USD 1 Mn from undisclosed investors in an angel funding round. The company is looking to expand its India presence with the new round of funding.

Source: INC42

 

Food and Beverages

Cloud Kitchen Fund Ghost Kitchens Invests In QSR, Eathos

Cloud kitchen fund and incubator Ghost Kitchens has invested an undisclosed amount in the QSR Brands India and Eathos Group to help the restaurant brands scale up in several locations.

Source: INC42

 

Food and Beverages

Goa-Based Premium Tea Brand Tea Trunk Raises USD 220K

Tea Trunk, a global premium tea brand from India that is crafting wellness teas for the new generation of health-conscious consumers, announced it has raised USD 220,000 in angel funding led by a group of angels and the Rebalance community.

Source: YOURSTORY

 

Media and Entertainment

Singer Sukhbir Singh Invests In International Music App Flutin

Bollywood singer Sukhbir Singh has invested an undisclosed amount in international music startup Flutin and is also exploring creative collaboration with the app.

Source: YOURSTORY

 

FinTech

Is Mastercard Extending Pine Labs Partnership With Investment?

Retail payment and hardware company Pine Labs is said to be in talks with global payments giant Mastercard to raise funding as a part of a USD 300 Mn round. This funding round could mark Pine Labs’s entry into the unicorn club by taking its valuation above USD 1 Bn.

Source: INC42