Healofy Eyes e-Commerce After Raising $8 mn

Vivoiz Healthtech Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates maternity and childcare social networking platform Healofy, has raised $8 million (around Rs 55 crore) in fresh funding. Healofy said in a statement that the round was led by Hong Kong-listed BabyTree…

OYO Acquires Midscale Chinese Hotel Brand Qianyu

OYO has been playing aggressively in global markets, particularly in China. The SoftBank-backed company claims the largest inventory of 3,60,000 rooms across China. To ramp up its operations in the country where many stalwarts including Amazon and Uber had to…

Infosys To Invest $10 Mn In California-Based The House Fund II

Indian software services exporter Infosys Ltd is making a Limited Partner-style investment in US-based artificial intelligence-focussed venture capital fund, The House Fund II LP. As part of the transaction, Infosys will pick up a minority stake in The House Fund…

Bulbul Shop Secures Funding From Angel Investors

Influencer-driven online commerce app Bulbul shop Shopping Network has raised Rs 14.05 crore (around $2.03 million) in funding from a clutch of investors. 10XF, a Mauritius-headquartered entity of venture capital firm Sequoia Capital, led the investment, show filings with the…

Reliance Retail Buys ITC’s John Players

The retail unit of Reliance Industries has acquired mid-segment menswear brand John Players from ITC Ltd. This will add Rs 350 crore to Reliance Retail’s value fashion business carried out through Reliance Trends and Ajio.com, said people with knowledge of the matter. As part of the deal signed last…

Oru Adar Love: A Review

Movie: Oru Adar Love Cast: Priya P Warrier, Roshan Abdul Rahoof, Noorin Shereef Director: Omar Lulu After the tremendous overnight popularity of the winky eyed Priya P Warrier and team. The whole nation was waiting for the release of ‘Oru…

Gurgaon-Based Edtech Startup iChamp Raises Funding

Quiz-based learning edtech startup iChamp said it has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series A funding round. It was led by Raju Shukla, chief executive officer at Singapore-based Ariana Investment Management. Shukla has also been managing director and country…

Uber Buys Rival Careem In $3.1B Deal

Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc will spend $3.1 billion to acquire Middle East rival Careem. Buying dominance in a competitive region ahead of a hotly anticipated initial public offering. Uber revealed this on late Monday night. It would pay…

Oxfordcaps Raises $8M From Times Internet

Student housing company Oxfordcaps has raised $8 million in Series A funding led by Times Internet. The round also saw participation from existing investors Kalaari Capital and 500 Startups. Founded by Annu Talreja, Priyanka Gera, Oxfordcaps provides technology-driven living experience…

Sonata Software Makes Strategic Investment in Retail10X

Sonata Software has announced that it has made a strategic investment in Retail10x. A Palo Alto, California headquartered Retail10X. Retail10x is retail AI software-as-service platform for retailers, distributors and consumer packaged goods companies that help them in real time supply…