Finance

Startup Buddy Founder Launches Venture Capital Fund To Back B2C, B2B Startups

Founder of startup advisory services venture, Startup Buddy, Amit Singal has launched a sector-agnostic micro venture capital fund, Fluid Ventures, to promote the startup ecosystem in India.

https://inc42.com/buzz/startup-buddy-founder-launches-venture-capital-fund-to-back-b2c-b2b-startups/

 

Gaming

Nazara To Invest USD 20 Mn In Gaming Startups By 2020

Game developer and publisher, Nazara, has earmarked USD 20 Mn to invest in around 20 startups across emerging markets by 2020. In the last two years, Nazara has invested about USD 50 Mn across 13 startups including HalaPlay, SportsKeeda, Paper Boat Apps and others.

https://inc42.com/buzz/nazara-to-invest-20-mn-in-gaming-startups-by-2020/

 

Interior Design

VR-Tech Interior Design Startup Flipspaces Eyes Global Expansion With USD 1.15 Mn Debt Funding

Mumbai-headquartered interior design startup Flipspaces, on November 21, announced a fresh round of debt funding. The company said it has raised USD 1.15 Mn venture debt from Unitus Capital Inclusive Credit (UCIC) and Alex Group of Companies.

https://inc42.com/buzz/vr-tech-interior-design-startup-flipspaces-eyes-global-expansion-with-1-15-mn-debt-funding/

 

Co-Living Space

Student Housing Startup Stanza Living Raises Funds From Billionaire Sam Zell

For students, who have to leave their cities, towns or villages to pursue higher education in other areas, finding a suitable stay can be a laborious task.

https://inc42.com/buzz/student-housing-startup-stanza-living-raises-funds-from-billionaire-sam-zell/

 

Consumer Lifestyle

Furniture Company Casaone Raises USD 16 Million

Furniture rental company CasaOne has raised USD 16 million, led by Accel along with Quiet Capital, HNI Corporate and WeWork. Existing investors JLL Spark, Freestyle Capital, NextWorld, and Array Ventures also participated in the round.

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/startups/newsbuzz/furniture-company-casaone-raises-16-million/articleshow/72177310.cms

 

FoodTech

Swiggy Investor Prosus May Increase Investments In India’s Foodtech Startups

Prosus Ventures (earlier Naspers Ventures) may soon make more investments in the food delivery space in India.

https://inc42.com/buzz/swiggy-investor-prosus-may-increase-investments-in-indias-foodtech-startups/