Funding and acquisitions in Indian startups this week [15 Nov- 20 Nov]

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Funding and acquisitions in Indian startups this week [15 Nov- 20 Nov]



This week 42 Indian startups raised funding, of which 31 raised $417 million. Mensa Manufacturers raised the best funding of about $135 million, adopted by Byju’s which raised about $67 million.
In the meantime, the funding of 11 of the whole funded startups remained undisclosed. 
Development/late startups
Mensa Manufacturers: E-commerce roll-up agency Mensa Manufacturers has raised $135 million in its Sequence B spherical led by Falcon Edge Capital’s Alpha Wave Ventures.
Byju’s: Edtech firm Byju’s has raised $67 million from Chan Zuckerberg and GenGlobal Vivid Corp.
Purplle: On-line magnificence and grooming merchandise market Purplle, which just lately introduced elevating $75 million in a brand new spherical led by Kedaara Capital, has scooped up one other $50 million from a brand new investor: Premji Make investments.
Wonderchef: Wonderchef Residence Home equipment has raised Rs 150 crore or $20 million from Sixth Sense Ventures, with participation from others resembling Godrej Household workplace, Malpani Group, and HNIs.
Wingreens Farms: Packaged meals retailer Wingreens Farms has raised Rs 124 crore ($17 million) in a spherical led by mid-market personal fairness investor Investcorp. 

Disprz: Enterprise skilling startup Disprz has raised $13 million in a Sequence B spherical led by Dallas Enterprise Capital and Mars Develop Capital. Current traders Go1, Tara India Fund IV, Auctus Capital and Kae Capital additionally participated within the spherical.
Foodlink: Luxurious delicacies model Foodlink raises $8 million in a Sequence B spherical from Plutus Wealth Administration. The corporate has to this point raised $23 million together with the present spherical.  
Petpooja: Restaurant POS and administration software program Petpooja has raised $4.5 million in a Sequence B spherical led by Aroa Ventures. Current investor Udaan together with GVFL, Dr Mayur Desai and different angel traders additionally participated within the spherical.
Early-stage startups 
Velocity: Fintech startup Velocity has raised $20 million in a Sequence A spherical led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures and different traders together with Presight Capital, iSeed, Maninder Gulati, Zac Worth and Philippe De Mota. 
GoKwik: Saas startup GoKwik has raised $15 million in a Sequence A spherical led by Sequoia Capital India. Current traders Matrix Companions and RTP International additionally participated within the spherical.
GuardianLink: NFT tech-infra startup GuardianLink has raised $12 million in a Sequence A spherical led by Kalaari Capital and different personal investor teams.
GENLEAP: GenLeap, a Gurugram-based startup that mixes expertise capabilities of HR and schooling segments, has raised Rs 60 crore or $8 million in a seed spherical of funding from a gaggle of angel traders.
Mindhouse: On-line psychological health platform Mindhouse is elevating its first institutional spherical. The Gurugram-based startup is elevating round $6 million from a clutch of traders. That is the maiden funding spherical for Mindhouse in 2021.
Defy: Crypto alternate platform Defy has raised $5.5 million led by Goat VC, JAM Fund and Goodwater Capital. The spherical additionally noticed participation from Gemba Capital, Evening Ventures, GMO Enterprise Companions, Olive Tree Capital, and present investor Higher Capital.
Tickertape: Make investments-tech platform Smallcase has introduced an funding of $5 million in Tickertape.
Clinikk: Healthtech and insurtech startup Clinikk has raised $4 million in a pre-series A spherical led by MassMutual Ventures, with participation from Kunal Shah, Rohit M.A., Anjali Bansal, Stanford Angels and different distinguished people.
SalaryBox: Gurugram-based fintech startup SalaryBox on Wednesday introduced that it has raised $4 million in a brand new seed spherical from new and present traders together with Y-Combinator, Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures, Soma Capital and 2AM Ventures.
Ok&L Wellness: Healthtech startup Ok&L Wellness on Wednesday stated it raised Rs 30 crore or $4 million in a seed spherical from angel traders — Vimal Kedia and Surendra Kedia of Manjushree Ventures, and Narendra Firodia of Sohamm Group.
DGV: Dairy Business centered Neo-Banking startup DGV has raised $3.1 million Pre-Sequence A spherical from Information Edge Ventures and Omnivore.
Doola: StartPack introduced in the present day that they’ve rebranded to Doola and have raised $3 million in financing. The funding spherical was led by Nexus Enterprise Companions with participation from YCombinator, Hustle Fund, Psion Capital and others.
EyeMyEye: EyeMyEye, an internet platform for the eyewear market, raised Rs 20.5 crore or $2.7 million in funding from angel traders and excessive net-worth people (HNIs) in a pre-Sequence A spherical.
Toplyne: SaaS startup Toplyne raised $2.5 million from Sequoia Capital’s Surge, Collectively Fund and angels from Canva, Freshworks and Zoominfo.
Bombay Hemp: Ratan Tata-backed Bombay Hemp Firm (Boheco) has raised $2 million (about Rs 15 crore) from the household places of work of Achin Kochar of the Vi-John Group, Riteesh Mohan Bakshi and Raghav Mohan Bakshi. 
Bert Labs: Synthetic intelligence firm Bert Labs has raised $1 million from Katkar Household Workplace, Kailash Katkar and Sanjay Katkar, founders of Fast Heal Applied sciences.
OneRare: OneRare, which claims to be the primary Metaverse for meals, gaming and NFTs platform, has raised $2 million led by key blockchain VCs together with Arkstream Capital and others.  
Planys: Deep-tech startup Planys Applied sciences has raised $1.6 million in its ongoing pre-series A spherical from Keiretsu Discussion board, LetsVenture, Shell, present traders ONGC, Ranjan Pai, Kris Gopalakrishnan and different seed traders.
Boingg: D2C furnishings model Boingg has raised INR 2.2 Cr or $0.29 million in a seed spherical led by Inflection Level Ventures.  
Knocksense: Hyperlocal Content material Platform Knocksense has raised a bridge spherical value $150K or $0.15 million led by Applyhigh and others together with We Founder Circle, Mumbai Angels and LetsVenture. The startup has raised $0.5 million in whole to this point.  
Inzpira: Edtech platform Inzpira has raised Rs 2.3 crore or $0.3 million in a seed spherical led by Raj Nair, Gopinath Latpate and different angels. The corporate had earlier raised Rs 25 lakh as a part of its pre-seed spherical from 100X.
Valuationary: Edtech startup Valuationary has raised a pre-seed spherical of $100K or $0.1 million from strategic traders and company leaders, resembling Ashish Jain (Ex-India Head, Enfusion), Ajay Surana (Ex-Director, Moody’s Analytics – Singapore), Rachit Poddar (Marwari Catalysts), Rajesh Gupta, and Hetal Desai.   
Cookd: Chennai-based digital dwelling cooking startup Cookd has raised $600K or $0.6 million in a pre-Seed funding spherical by Konglo Ventures, Kerala Angel Community.
Undisclosed offers
VideoForm, IOTRL, City AI, EnrichVideo, NanoSniff Applied sciences, Bynry, GOVeva, OceanFrogs, Kloudle, OhLocal and Zenpay didn’t disclose their monetary particulars. 
Acquisitions this week
Credlix has acquired NuPhi, for an undisclosed quantity. 
GOAT Model labs has acquired 11 direct-to-consumer manufacturers from numerous classes, disclosing solely the title of Frangipani, a Mumbai-based children clothes model, G.O.A.T Model Labs didn’t disclose different D2C corporations it acquired.
Turtlemint has acquired IOPhysics for an undisclosed quantity.
10Club has acquired three garden and backyard manufacturers — Kraftseeds, Gate Backyard and Kriti Kalash. 
E-commerce large Flipkart is ready to accumulate a majority stake in Kolkata-based SastaSundar, which presents digital healthcare and pharmacy platform.
Avail Finance has acquired neobanking platform YeLo.
In talks
Kunal Shah-led fintech platform CRED is in talks to accumulate two startups – Dineout and Wint Wealth. Shah, by means of his new entity Newtap Applied sciences Pvt. Ltd., has reportedly acquired Parfait Finance & Funding.
Mobility tech startup Chalo is in talks to accumulate scooter rental agency Vogo, in response to Entrackr’s sources.
Crypto alternate CoinSwitch Kuber is in late-stage talks to accumulate mutual fund platform Symbl.
Replace: The story and infographic has been up to date to replicate fund raised by Byju’s



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