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Indian online teaching platform Teachmint raises $16.5 million

An Indian startup that began its life after the global pandemic broke last year said on Tuesday it has concluded its third financing round as it enables hundreds of thousands of teachers in the world’s second largest internet market run classes online and serve their students. Bangalore-based Teachmint said today it has raised $16.5 million in its Series A financing round. The round was led by Learn Capital, the San Francisco Bay Area-headquartered venture capital firm that focuses on edtech fir...
Tags: Google, Apps, Asia, Education, India, Funding, Tech, Bangalore, San Francisco Bay Area, Gupta, Better Capital, Learn Capital, Lightspeed India Partners, Vinit Sukhija Partner, Teachmint, Brainly Better Capital

India’s first Earth-imaging satellite startup raises $5 million, first launch planned for later this year

Bengaluru-based Pixxel is getting ready to launch its first Earth imaging satellite later this year, with a scheduled mission aboard a Soyuz rocket. The roughly one-and-a-half-year old company is moving quickly, and today it’s announcing a $5 million seed funding round to help it accelerate even more. The funding is led by Blume Ventures, Lightspeed India Partners, and growX ventures, while a number of angel investors participated. This isn’t Pixxel’s first outside funding: It raised $700,000 in...
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Lightspeed raises $275 million fund for India

Lightspeed India Partners on Tuesday announced it has closed $275 million from LPs for its third fund as the top American venture firm looks to ramp up its investments in the world’s second-largest internet market. The new fund, its biggest for India, will enable Lightspeed India Partners to make early stage bets on more than two dozen startups in the region, said Hemant Mohapatra, a partner at the firm, in an interview with TechCrunch. The announcement comes as the firm, which began investin...
Tags: India, Tech, Lightspeed, Oyo, Byju, Lightspeed Lightspeed, Lightspeed India Partners, Mohapatra, Hemant Mohapatra, DarwinBox Yellow Messenger, Mohapatra Lightspeed, India Sequoia

Conversational AI startup Yellow Messenger raises $20M Series B from Lightspeed

While general purpose chatbots haven’t shaped user interfaces as radically as early advocates like Facebook may have hoped, when used in a more targeted capacity, they have shown promise in building closer relationships between consumers and brands and making critical enterprise workflows more streamlined. India’s Yellow Messenger operates a conversational AI platform used by companies including Accenture, Flipkart and Grab to communicate with employees and customers. The startup is announcing n...
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Setu raises $15M to help developers connect with banks to offer Indians ‘sachet-sized’ financial products

India’s push to digital payments in the last three years has seen tens of millions of people get comfortable with exchanging money online for the first time. A Bangalore-based startup that is attempting to bring a similar digitization to small businesses just got a nod from high profile investors. Setu, a two-year-old startup, said on Wednesday that it has raised $15 million in its Series A financing round from Falcon Edge and Lightspeed Venture Partners U.S. Existing investors Lightspeed India ...
Tags: Apps, Asia, India, Funding, Tech, Bangalore, Lightspeed India, Lightspeed India Partners, Nikhil Kumar, Bejul Somaia, Setu, Lightspeed Venture Partners U S Existing, Sahil Nikhil

8 Keys to Building a Vertical SaaS Business

Mr. Vaibhav Agrawal from Lightspeed India Partners shares his thoughts on building SaaS business. Written by Vaibhav Agrawal and Dev Khare At Lightspeed, we are fortunate to partner with Innovaccer, a leading player in healthcare software, and look forward to working closely as it marches towards a grand vision. The company has just completed a Series B financing of $35 million capital in its Series B from M12, Westbridge, and Lightspeed. The additional investment was led by M12 (formerly...
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Lightspeed India Partners raises $175 mln second venture-capital fund

Lightspeed India Partners has raised a $175 million second venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC. The fund attracted capital from 42 LPs. The document can be found here.  
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Hyperlocal discovery platform Magicpin raises $7 million

Hyperlocal discovery platform magicpin has raised $7 million in Series B round of funding from Lightspeed India Partners, Waterbridge Ventures, and two global family offices. Srivatsan Rajan, chairman, Bain & Co India and Sahil Barua, CEO of Delhivery have also invested in the company in their individual capacity. The funds raised will be used to enhance the product, strengthen the leadership team and to go deeper and wider across categories and geographies, as per the company’s release. ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Accel, Helion Venture Partners, Lightspeed, Times Internet, Delhivery, Kunal Shah, MagicPin, Girish Mathrubootham, Waterbridge Ventures