Koo Made for India, Made in India

During the lockdown, an alternative app of Twitter, Koo, launched by Aprameya Radhakrishna and Mayank Bidawatka, allows users to communicate in regional languages, which other big microblogging platforms lack with. The goal of Koo was to establish a microblogging platform that would enable individuals to communicate in a language that they were familiar with. While Twitter, situated in San Francisco,...

What’s Up Wellness determined to make health supplements fun and acceptable among people

In the competitive environment, people are ignoring their health. People are so busy and stressed that keeping up with their health and diet has become next to impossible. Already struggling to make decisions, they opt for easy options that make them feel good and are time-saving. This sometimes also leads to an unhealthy lifestyle and becomes a problem later,...

DFC will provide Origo with $20 million in debt funding

Origo Commodities, an agri-fintech startup, will raise $20 million (145 crores) in debt financing from the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), the US government's development finance organization. The guarantee is part of DFC's commitment to invest in projects that assist grow agricultural enterprises, strengthen value chains to decrease food waste, build vital food processing and storage facilities, and...

Reliance new tie-up with 7-Eleven will bring the world’s largest convenience store chain to India

Reliance, owned by Asia’s richest person Mukesh Ambani is ready to start 7-Eleven convenience stores in India, and they will be launching the first at Mumbai on Saturday. Mr. Ambani's Reliance Retail Ltd. landed the deal just days after Future Retail Ltd., a failing supermarket operator, canceled its own contract with one of the world's largest convenience chain. 7-Eleven, established...

Vedix coming with a month-long beauty festival

Vedix is a D2C ayurvedic brand and India's first beauty tech business which combines AI and analytics to create a highly customized beauty regime tailored just for its customers. This festive season they have planned to organize a month-long beauty festival which started from 3rd October and will end in November on 8th. They are ready to organize their...

Insurtech startup GramCover raised $7 million in Series A funding

GramCover, a Noida-based rural insurtech firm, recently announced that it had raised a $7 million Series A investment sponsored by Siana Capital and Inflexor Ventures. Along with current investors Omidyar Network India, Flourish Ventures, and Emphasis Ventures, Stride Ventures also participated in this round (EMVC). The new funds will be utilized to improve the startup's technology and product offerings,...

Meesho coming with its first Festive Sale event from 6th to 9th October

Meesho, which is a B2B e-commerce platform, is ready to start its festive four-day event sale. Its competitor Amazon India, Flipkart, and Myntra are old in the line and have already started their festive season sales from 3rd October. Vidit Aatrey and Sanjeev Barnwal founded Meesho in 2015, a Bengaluru-based startup that has recently joined the unicorn category. It’s...

In memories of her mother, Kruthika Kumaran established a brand Vilvah of organic products

In 2017, Kruthika Kumaran started her own organic skincare brand, Vilvah. After her mother died in 2016 due to skin problems, she launched the brand with natural skincare products made specially made of goat milk. Kruthika Kumaran was born in Gobichettipalayam, a small town located in Erode district in Tamil Nadu. She belonged to an agricultural background family and...

Samosa Party leveling up our all-time favorite snack

No one say no to samosa. It’s one of those snacks that hardly anyone will say no for. Whether it’s tea time or a party, samosa on the menu will never be a mistake, and especially when it has started coming up with many filling options. With the same set of minds, Amit Nanwani and Diksha Pande established a business...

D2C brand D’Moksha Homes successfully raised $575k in angel seed round

D'Moksha Homes was founded in 2020 in the United States by Nimisha and Manav Dhanda, a Mumbai couple who knew exactly what they wanted in a home. They moved into their new house after having their son, Moksh, and tried to design it in a way that not only defines aesthetics but also displays social and environmental values. This...