GiveIndia Receives INR 23.4 Cr Grant from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Others

Bengaluru-based non-profit organization, GiveIndia, on Tuesday, announced that it has received a combined grant of INR 23.4 Cr from A.T.E. Chandra Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Omidyar Network India and philanthropist Vikrant Bhargava, towards its mission of scaling up every day giving in India.

Source: INC42



Fintech Firm Perfios Bags USD 50 Mn Funding To Strengthen International Ops

Bengaluru-based fintech firm Perfios has reportedly raised USD 50 Mn in Series B funding round led by Warburg Pincus and its existing investor Bessemer Venture Partners. The recent funding of Perfios has also given an exit to a few of its angel investors from the fintech company.

Source: INC42



Fireside Announces First Close Of Fund II With New Investment In Gynoveda

Early-stage venture capital firm, Fireside Ventures, on November 19, announced its first investment from its Fund II. The VC firm will be investing in a women’s wellness brand Gynoveda that makes ayurvedic products for menstrual health.

Source: INC42


Food and Beverages

Matrix Partners, Sauce.Vc Bet On Protein Bar Maker And Nothing Else

Venture capital firms Matrix Partners and have provided seed funding to protein bar maker And Nothing Else, a company launched by a former Unilever executive earlier this year.



Marketing Tech

Flipkart Picks Up Stake In Loyalty Rewards Startup Easyrewardz

E-commerce giant Flipkart has invested in EasyRewardz Software Services Pvt. Ltd, a company that offers services related to loyalty-based rewards, as part of the startup’s Series B funding round.




HNEs Put INR 5 Crore In Onelife

Onelife Nutriscience (Onelife) has raised pre-series funding of INR 5 crore from a group of high net-worth individuals from the pharmaceutical, healthcare and chemical industry.