EdTech
Classplus Secures $8.2 Mn In Series B Round Led By RTP Global

The round saw investments from Sequoia Surge, Blume Ventures among others. Classplus claims to have onboarded over 3K institutes across 50 cities. The company offers a software suite for coaching institutes as well as courses for students
 

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Fintech
NIRA Bags $2.1 Mn To Scale Lending As Competition Gets Tougher

Several investors from UK and India participated in the round. NIRA had raised $1 Mn in seed round back in 2017. WhatsApp Payments and CRED are looking to enter digital lending space
 

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HealthTech
Medlife Explores INR 155 Cr Funding From Hero Fincorp

Medlife passed a special resolution on March 18 to avail credit facilities. Medlife has also passed resolutions to issue optionally convertible redeemable preference shares. In December 2019, Medlife raised $15.5 Mn from Wilson Global Opportunities Fund.
 

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Media
Dailyhunt raises $35.6M from James Murdoch’s firm Lupa India

The Series G funding round for Dailyhunt was also led by investors such as ByteDance, Sofina, and Goldman Sachs to name a few.

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VC
YourNest launches fast-track funding plan for early-stage startups

YourNest Venture Capital’s SOAR funding programme will focus on transformational startups in the deep tech domain, and invest anywhere between $250,000 and $1 million in selected companies.

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