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Indian Fintech CredAvenue Secures $137M from Insight Partners, B Capital, Others

Indian Fintech firm CredAvenue has achieved Unicorn status (valued at $1 billion+) after raising funds from Insight Partners, B Capital, Dragoneer Investment Group, and others. The Chennai-headquartered Fintech is now valued at $1.3 billion. The Fintech company plans to use the proceeds to further expand… Read More

Indian Fintech Rupeek, a Gold Lending Startup, has Introduced “Zero Contact” Gold Loan Kiosks to Provide Financing Options during COVID-19

Rupeek, an Indian online gold loan company, has introduced RupeekZ, a “zero contact” gold loan kiosk, in order to safely issue gold loans, following the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic challenges. The Fintech firm says it aims to eliminate human touch during transactions to prevent… Read More

Mumbai based Fintech Home Capital Acquires Seed Funding from Varanium NextGen Fund, Others

Mumbai-based Home Capital, a Fintech firm focused on supporting housing initiatives for younger people, has acquired seed funding via a round led by the Varanium NextGen Fund. Shalin Shah, Singapore Angel Network, JITO Incubation and Innovation Foundation, Venture Catalysts, and Venture Gurukool also took part… Read More

Chennai-based Fintech YAP Secures $4.5 Million in Capital via Series A Round led by BEENEXT

Chennai-based YAP, an established API Fintech platform, has secured $4.5 million in capital through a Series A investment round, which was led by BEENEXT, a Singapore-based venture capital company. Other individuals and organizations that took part in YAP’s latest round include: 8i Ventures Fund, The… Read More

Chennai-based Vivriti Capital, an Online Lending Platform, Secures $50 Million via Series B Round

India-based Vivriti Capital, an online debt platform, has reportedly secured INR 3.5 billion (appr. $50 million) in funding through a Series B investment round from LGT Lightstone Aspada. Vivriti’s latest round has come only around 10 months after the firm’s Series A round from US-headquartered… Read More

Chennai-based Digital Bank Kaleidofin Secures $5 Million in Series A Round Led by Impact Investor Oikocredit

Chennai-headquartered digital bank Kaleidofin has secured Rs 36 Crore (appr. $5 million) in a Series A funding round, which was led by impact investment firm Oikocredit. Existing investors Flourish, Omidyar Network India, Blume Ventures and Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund also took part in Kaleidofin’s round…. Read More

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