Last Week's Deals


Sleepy Owl Coffee raises $500k seed funding from DSG Consumer Partners

Date posted: Monday 16 April 2018

Sleepy Owl Coffee Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates the Sleepy Owl brand of cold brew coffee, has raised $500,000 (Rs.3.26 cr.) in a seed round led by Deepak Shahdadpuri-led venture capital firm DSG Consumer Partners. Proceeds from the round of investment will be used by the Delhi-based Sleepy Owl to expand production, its retail presence, marketing, as well as streamline operations across the board.

(ET Tech)

Aye Finance receives Rs.30 cr. debt funding from Swiss investor

Date posted: Monday 16 April 2018

Online lender from micro businesses Aye Finance said that it has received Rs.30 cr. debt funding from Swiss-based impact investor, BlueOrchard Finance Ltd. The funds would help the MSME lender to further diversify its lending portfolio, reaching out to the long trail of MSMEs in India.

(The Hindu)

Omnivore Adds Precision Agriculture Startup AgNext to Its Agritech Startup Portfolio

Date posted: Monday 16 April 2018

Impact venture fund Omnivore has invested an undisclosed amount in Chandigarh based agritech startup AgNext through its second fund Omnivore partners India Fund 2. The Company aims to utilise the recent Series A round of funding for expanding product in the data analytics in agriculture space by creating a combination of both hardware and software. It further aims to open two international offices in Singapore and Canada six months from now and will further emphasise on strengthening our R&D base at IIt Kharagpur and Kolkata.


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