News-2016

News 2016

mycity4kids raises $3 million from SIDBI and YourNest

Economic Times: January 6, 2016 NEW DELHI: Online parenting-focused platform, mycityforkids, has raised $3 million (about Rs 20 crore) in fresh funding from new and existing investors, the Gurgaon-based startup ...
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Smart Software acquires mobile testing platform pCloudy

Economic Times: February 24, 2016 BENGALURU: Smart Software Testing Solutions, an automated product testing solutions startup, has acquired the technology solutions of Bengaluru-based smart mobile testing platform pCloudy. "pCloudy is ...
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MoMark gets $600,000 funding from YourNest Angel, LNB Group

Business Standard: March 2, 2016 Noida-based MoMark Services, a mobile app-based customer engagement platform and mobile wallet aggregator, has raised a pre Series-A funding of USD 600,000 (around Rs 4.5 ...
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Office supplies e-store Aahaa raises $1M from YourNest, others

VCCircle: March 7, 2016 Aahaa, an e-store that specialises in indirect purchase of office supplies, has raised pre-Series A funding of about $1 million (Rs 6.73 crore) from a group ...
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Wings Travels acquires Bookmycab to go places

ET Bureau: Mar 23, 2016 BENGALURU: BPO transport service provider Wings Travels has closed the acquisition of taxi aggregator Bookmycab for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is part of Wings ...
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Rubique Shows Growth in Loans, Plans to Enter Insurance Segment

ET Bureau: Apr 18, 2016 MUMBAI: Capitalising on the huge demand for credit in the country, online marketplace for retail and enterprise loans, Rubique has disbursed credit worth Rs 250 ...
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Fashalot Secures Pre-Series A Funding Led by YourNest & Marquee Investor Rajul Garg

IndianWeb2: April 20, 2016 Fashalot, Indian O2O (Online to Offline) location-based fashion and store discovery mobile platform has raised capital in a pre-Series A round of funding led by YourNest ...
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Food court app SmartQ raises pre-Series A funding from YourNest Angel Fund

Business Standard: May 18, 2016 Bangalore based SmartQ, a mobile app that enables queue-less ordering at food courts in malls and corporate office complexes, announced on May 18 that it ...
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YourNest to pump in up to Rs 50 crore into startups this year

Economic Times: June 5, 2016 NEW DELHI: Even as valuations of some large Indian unicorns begin to fade and funding dries up, early stage venture fund YourNest is bullish on ...
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Fashalot looks to bridge online-offline shopping gap

Financial Express: June 6, 2016 Lifestyle and fashion shopping is more of an experience. According to a recent Google India-AT Kearney study, in lifestyle shopping which is set to overtake ...
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Parenting platform mycity4kids to expand to seven more cities

The Hindu BusinessLine: June 6, 2016 ‘Virtual grandparent’ mycity4kids plans to expand its presence to seven more cities this year to advise parents on how to balance good parenting with ...
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Modi Government’s Policies Impacting Investments in Start-ups

BusinessWorld: May 1, 2016 In May 2012, during a trip to London to attend a two-day conference on Venture Capital one got an opportunity to listen to Cabinet Ministers and ...
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Doctor consultation app SeeDoc gets funding from YourNest

Techcircle: July 5, 2016 Video-based healthcare consultation platform SeeDoc has raised around $1 million (around Rs 6.7 crore) in its pre-Series A round of funding led by early stage venture ...
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B2B is the name of the game for YourNest Angel Fund

Business Standard: July 28, 2016 Investments by major venture capital (VC) funds seem to be slowing. Ask entrepreneurs and they will tell you the difficulty in raising Series-C or even ...
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YourNest raises Rs 300cr to fund early-stage startups, ropes in tech veteran Vivek Mansingh

Press Trust of India: 28 September 2016 The YourNest India Fund II, which will tap into Indian HNIs, will focus on pre-Series A funding in 25-30 technology startups with globally-focussed ...
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How YourNest’s latent partners are helping hatchlings take flight

The Hindu BusinessLine: October 17, 2016 It’s common knowledge now that VCs don the hat of an enabler by going beyond funding businesses. They may provide timely advice and help ...
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Golflan raises $1 million from YourNest and Africa’s iSon group

ET Bureau: November 11, 2016 Online golf community and marketplace GolfLAN has raised $1 million from existing investors, YourNest Angel Fund and African IT/ITES group, iSON. The company will use ...
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