Chintan Khamar

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After working as a Consultant for several swanky hotels across the globe, Chintan has now joined the Venture Dreams team to write about startups. He is hoping that his Master's Degree in International Business comes in handy.
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Swiggy partners Indifi to provide loans to restaurants

Food ordering and delivery platform Swiggy has today said it has joined hands with fintech firm Indifi Technologies to launch 'Swiggy Capital Assist' programme for providing quick access to financing options to its restaurant...
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VR And AR Startup GridRaster Raises $2 Million Seed Funding For Product Development

Virtual reality and augmented reality startup GridRaster has a raised $2 million in a seed funding round. The fund comes from a group of venture capital firms, includnig Exfinity Ventures, Lumia Capital, Pipeline Capital,...
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B2B Agri-Tech Startup Farm Taaza Secures $8 Million In Series A Round

Farm Taaza, a business to business eCommerce platform that sources fresh fruits and vegetables directly from farmers for retails in India, has raised $8 million in Series A funding.The round was led by Hong Kong-based Epsilon Venture...
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Onfido secures $30 million funding to develop machine learning technology

Identity verification provider Onfido has announced that it has secured $30 million in Series C funding round, led by Crane Venture Partners. Along with Crane, Microsoft Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and other existing investors have...
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Car service startup Pitstop bags $1 million from Blume Ventures and others

Pitstop, an after-sales car service provider, has secured around $1 million in pre-series A round of funding from Blume Ventures, Singapore-based Goldbell Group and a few angel investors.The angel investors, who participated in this...

PropertyGuru appoints former CarTrade executive Jeremy Williams as its new COO

Singapore-based online property marketplace PropertyGuru has appointed Jeremy Williams as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).In his new role, Jeremy Williams will be tasked to manage its operations and projects across the company’s markets in Singapore,...
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Flipkart acquires mobile and electronics service company F1 Info Solutions

Flipkart has acquired mobile phone and electronic products repair and services startup F1 Info Solutions in a bid to to enhance its after-sales service offerings.Post acquisition, F1 Info Solutions will be merged with Flipkart's...

Helpshift appoints Salesforce executive Linda Crawford as CEO

Helpshift has today announced the appointment of Salesforce veteran executive Linda Crawford as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).Linda Crawford will take the helm immediately, while founder and current CEO Abinash Tripathy will become...

Myforexeye launches foreign currency exchange app to ease online transactions

Myforexeye, a one-stop shop foreign exchange solution provider has launched India’s first full service Forex Exchange Mobile App to simplify forex exchange for traders, business communities and individuals.The company has been working towards simplifying...

Event Pop raises Series A funding for expanding services internationally

Event Pop, a Thailand-based events management and ticketing startup, has raised an undisclosed Series A funding round from a couple of corporate VC arms in Thailand.The funding round was led by Invent -- VC arm of the...

HR-tech startup Synergo raises seed funding from East Ventures

Jakarta-based HR Tech startup Synergo has raised an undisclosed amount in its seed funding round from East Ventures. The funding will be used by the company to enhance its HR Tech solutions as per...

Medical research startup MedGenome raises $30 million in Series C funding

Genomics-based diagnostics and research firm MedGenome has raised $30 million in a Series C round, led by existing investor Sequoia Capital and Sofina SA.Along with them, the round also saw participation from its existing investor Zodius...