#FundingWire is your quick daily dose of notable investments made in the technology space. The firms covered in this segment include Helpshift, Creaditvidya, Kaalari capital, Intgrea,Listup, Kae Capital and KrazyBee
Helpshift Raises $23M in Series B
Helpshift Inc., a startup that makes customer support software for mobile apps, on Tuesday said it has raised $23 million in Series B funding from Microsoft Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and existing investors Intel Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, True Ventures and Visionnaire Ventures.
The firm had earlier raised $13 million from Intel Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, True Ventures and Visionnaire Ventures. Helpshift was started in 2012 in Pune, and is now headquartered in California, USA. Helpshift, which operates on a software-as-a-service model, also enables companies to identify their most heavy users, those that significantly spend on their apps, and target them with better support and offers. Read More
Creditvidya Raised $2M From Kaalari Capital
CreditVidya, a financial technology startup that leverages non-traditional data sources to provide credit scores to individuals, has raised $2 million from venture capital (VC) fund Kalaari Capital.
The startup, founded in 2013, has tied up with several financial institutions such as Bajaj Finserv, Fullerton India and Shriram Housing Finance and gives these lenders the ability to score customers, minimize fraud rates and accelerate verification processes of potential customers. Read More
Intgrea Partners Raises $100K in Pre-Series A
Post merger and acquisition (M&A) integration solution provider Intgrea Partners Pvt. Ltd has raised $100,000 (around Rs 66.7 lakh) in a pre-Series A round of funding from a Bangalore-based serial angel investor. The SaaS-platform is offered on a subscription-based model. The target customers are companies looking to buy other firms and global consultants who facilitate M&A integrations.The capital raised will be used to add more product features on the platform in addition to strengthening the team, said Dharmendra Singh, co-founder and CEO, Intgrea.Read More
ListUp Raises $0.5M Seed Funding Led by Kae Capital
Mumbai-based ListUp, a peer to peer(P2P) buying and selling app, announced on Wednesday that it had raised $0.5 million in its seed round of funding led by Kae Capital with participation from Kunal Shah (Freecharge, Chairman) and Sandeep Tandon (Tandon Group).
ListUp was launched in January 2016 with a vision to disrupt age-old classifieds in India. ListUp is focused on P2P exchange of second hand goods, which aims to bridge buyers & sellers using technology in a way that was never done before.
KrazyBee Gets $2m Seed Funding from 2 Chinese Firms
Student micro-loan startup KrazyBee.com, run by Bangalore-based Finovation Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd, has raised $2 million in seed funding from two Chinese firms.They have raised the funds from Chinese mobile ad network Yeahmobi and micro-loan/e-commerce player Fenqile. Read More