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India Crowdfunding Platform Wishberry Secures Funds Through Pre-Series A Round Led By iSPIRT’s Sharad Sharma

India’s reward-based crowdfunding platform, Wishberry, announced on Wednesday it secured an undisclosed amount during its Pre-Series A Funding round through LetsVenture. The funding portal revealed that the lead investor was Sharad Sharma from iSPIRT, along with Google’s Rajan Anandan, Amit Ranjan of SlideShare, Alok Mittal from IAN,… Read More

Indian Social Crowdfunding Platform BitGiving Names Ishita Anand as New CEO

BitGiving, a social crowdfunding platform for individuals and organisations in India, has promoted Ishita Anand as its new CEO. Ishita, who co-founded the company, was serving as its chief operating officer (COO) since its inception in 2013. An erstwhile freelance film-maker, Ishita holds a BA (Hons) degree… Read More

Crowdfunding: A great opportunity for start-ups but what is its fate in India?

India is abuzz with innovation and entrepreneurs seeking funds to float new ideas. Typically, entrepreneurs raise money for their fledgling start-ups from angel investors, venture capitalists and even banks.But getting cash from these sources is a tedious affair, and many small start-ups are not equipped to… Read More

Risks in crowd funding

In December 2012, Srini Swaminathan, a Chennai-based teacher, planned to raise Rs 2 lakh for Teach For India, an entity that works in the field of education, to help his students buy books. He cycled 1,000 km and ran 200 km to raise funds. Swaminathan… Read More

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