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boAt, the world’s second largest audio wearable brand, has announced a partnership that electrifies the industry – Bollywood powerhouse Ranveer Singh…
Tata Digital to Invest up to $75 mn in Cure.Fit
Tata Digital Limited, a 100 percent subsidiary of Tata Sons Private Limited, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for investing up…
Ananth Narayanan's Mensa Brands Aims to Invest in Digital-First Brands
Mensa Brands, a house of brands started by Ananth Narayan, former Myntra and Medlife CEO, has secured $50 million in its Series A round of funding.…
[Funding Alert] Ecom Express Raises Rs 146 cr Investment for Global Expansion
CDC Group, the UK government's development finance institution and impact investor in South Asia and Africa, has closed a $20 million (about Rs 146…
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Browntape Raises Investment to Expand its Omnichannel Retail Solutions
Browntape.com, a leading e-commerce aggregator in India, has raised a fresh round of funding, from PE fund Marathon Edge-backed Ginni Systems, to…
Actress Shraddha Kapoor Invests in Herb-Infused Beverage Brand 'Shunya'
Shunya is the flagship brand of Naturedge Beverages Pvt Ltd, by serial entrepreneur Siddhesh Sharma of the Baidyanath legacy. ‘Shunya’, which brings…
[Funding Alert] Personal Care Company Scentials Secures $6 mn; to Strengthen Distribution Network
TIW Private Equity (TIW PE) has invested close to $6 million in Scentials Beauty Care and Wellness Pvt Ltd, a beauty & wellness company co-…
Greyweave to Invest Rs 7.5M for its Offline Expansion Plans
Greyweave, India's leading handmade carpets and rugs brand, is all geared up to invest Rs 7.5 million for the firm's offline expansion plan. With…
Flipkart Group to invest in USPL to enhance its fashion portfolio
The Flipkart Group has announced a strategic investment in USPL, a premium youth-focused fashion brand house, as Flipkart strengthens its fashion…
Cricketing Icon And Entrepreneur Yuvraj Singh Invests in Nutrition Healthcare Startup Wellversed
India’s first full-stack nutrition brand Wellversed has closed its pre-Series A funding round and on-boarded the legendary cricketer and serial…
After Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt makes investment in Nykaa
Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt has made an undisclosed investment in Nykaa through a secondary transaction. Omnichannel lifestyle retailer has received…
Europe's tech startup Emma-The Sleep Company to invest 100 mn euros in India
One of the world's leading bed-in-a-box brands, Emma, has its sights firmly set on the Indian market. Emma-The Sleep Company is considering investing…
Amazon, Samara Capital infuse Rs 275 cr in supermarket chain MORE's parent
Witzig Advisory Services, the holding company of the MORE supermarket chain, has received an investment of Rs 275 crore from Amazon and Samara…
KKR picks up 1.28% equity stake in Reliance Retail by investing Rs 5,500 cr
KKR, the global investment firm, is investing Rs 5,550 crore into Reliance Retail, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, valuing Reliance Retail at a…
Stanley Lifestyles plans to launch 55 retail outlets with Rs 70 cr investment
Stanley Lifestyles, the maker of premium furniture and home décor products, has announced its foray into a complete luxury home interior solutions…
Amazon to invest $1 bn to help digitize MSMEs & traders across India
Amazon has announced its plans to invest $1 billion to digitally enable micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and traders across India,…
Miscaro Jewellery raises 2.5 mn investment to expand its online biz
With its creative designs and innovative online jewellery business model, Miscaro Jewellery has got success in attracting investors and get funding…
Home decor brand Essencea gets investment of $1 mn from Chokhani Brothers
After the phenomenal success of Naturevibe Botanicals, Rishabh Chokhani, a budding entrepreneur and the owner of the brand is all geared up to create…
Blackstone pumps in Rs 1750 cr in Future Lifestyle Fashions, making 1st investment in retail fashion segment
Blackstone has infused Rs 1,750 crore in Kishore Biyani’s Future Lifestyle Fashions Ltd (FLFL). This is the New York-based private equity firm’s…
Furniture brand WoodenStreet looks to invest up to $4 mn for global expansion
WoodenStreet is planning for a global expansion beginning with Europe by launching its first international experience stores within the city of…
Amazon infuses over Rs 4,400 cr in its Indian subsidiaries
Amazon Inc. has invested Rs 4,472 crore into its Indian subsidiaries, including its online marketplace arm ‘Amazon Seller Services’, its payments…
IKEA to invest 1.5 bn euros to expand in India
IKEA, the Swedish furniture and home products giant, will be investing 1.5 billion euros for its expansion plans in India. With this investment, the…
Ayushmann Khurrana backs The Man Company parent
Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana has made an undisclosed amount of investment in Helios Lifestyle, the parent entity of men’s grooming and…
Augmont, Kuvera join hands to make digi-gold investment easy for everyone
Augmont, India’s most trusted bullion player and the country’s most successful digital gold purchasing app, has now joined Kuvera, India’s first free…
Paytm to boost its travel business by investing Rs 250 cr
Paytm, the digital payments firm, is planning to invest Rs 250 crore in its travel business over the next six months. Paytm app will use this…
Healthy snacking startup Kaarya Naturals secures funds to expand its product range
Mumbai-based Roots Ventures has made an investment in Kaarya Naturals, a Mumbai-based health food company. Presently, Kaarya retails its range of…
WoodenStreet to invest up to $10 mn for offline expansion with 50+ Experience Stores
India’s leading online custom furniture brand, WoodenStreet laid out its plan to establish 50+ Experience Stores across the country within the next…
Paytm aims to double its user base by investing Rs 750 crore
Paytm is aiming to approximately double its monthly active user base on mobile to 250 million by March 2020, with an investment of Rs 750 crore.…
White goods maker Whirlpool eyes investing Rs 590 cr capex for next 5 yrs
Whirlpool India Ltd, the white goods maker, is looking to invest Rs 590 crore over the next five years in capex projects such as enhancing capacity…
Walmart commits $50 mn investment in Ninjacart to get stronger foothold in fresh produce segment
Retail giant Walmart has committed to invest $50 million in fresh fruit and vegetable supply chain startup Ninjacart. The first tranche of $10…
With investment from ex-Flipkart executive, home services platform UrbanClap to further expand operations
UrbanClap, the home services marketplace, has raised about Rs 1.5 crore from former Flipkart CPO Mekin Maheshwari and Avaana Capital Founder Anjali…
Hong Kong-based Nexstgo plans to invest Rs 10 cr for India expansion
Nexstgo is planning to invest Rs 8-10 crore this fiscal for expansion of its retail presence in India. The Hong Kong-based organisation eyes opening…
Milkbasket aims to invest Rs 10 cr for expanding business
Milkbasket will invest Rs 10 crore for scaling up its fresh fruits and vegetable category. Grocery delivery startup is aiming to set up to 10 more…
Deepika Padukone invests in Epigamia
Drums Food International, FMCG brand Epigamia’s parent company, has entered into a multi-crore strategic partnership with Deepika Padukone, which…
1-India Family Mart aims to invest Rs 200 crore in retail expansion
Striving to meet the fashion aspirations of individuals living in small towns, 1-India Family Mart, a leading value retail chain owned by Nysaa…
B2B startup ShopX bags $35 mn fund from Fung Strategic Holdings
India's leading B2B eCommerce company ShopX has raised US$35 million in a new round of funding from Fung Strategic Holdings Limited (“FSH”). The…
TR Capital, Steadview make second investment in Lenskart
TR Capital and Hong Kong-based hedge fund Steadview Capital have made the second transaction in Lenskart Solutions in the last five months. The…
Swiggy seeks investors attention to raise up to $500 mn Fund
Online food delivery platform Swiggy is seeking attention from existing and new investors to raise funds at a valuation of $2.3-2.5 billion, as it…
Signature Global to invest Rs 100 cr on shopping mall at Ghaziabad
Realty firm Signature Global, which is into affordable housing, today said it will invest Rs 100 crore to develop its first shopping mall at…
Aditya Birla Retail signs pact to sell More to Samara Capital for Rs 4,300 cr
Aditya Birla Retail Ltd (ABRL) has agreed to sell its food and grocery retail chain More for an enterprise value of Rs 4,300 crore to private equity…
One 97 invests Rs 61 cr in Paytm Entertainment
Digital payments major One 97 Communications, which owns payment brand Paytm, has invested Rs 61 crore into Paytm Entertainment, said the company…
Sri Sri lines up Rs 200-cr investment to beat Patanjali
As Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s FMCG brand Sri Sri Tattva has earmared about Rs 200 crore for advertising and promotion as it plans to ramp up its…
PremjiInvest invests Rs 1,700 cr on Future Retail, buys 6%
The family office of Wipro founder Azim Premji, PremjiInvest has confirmed mega investment of $250 million, or Rs 1,700 crore, to pick up 6% in…
Arvind to invest Rs 1,500 cr in 3 yrs to raise garment output
The makers of Arrow and US Polo Association apparel in India, Arvind has decided to invest Rs 1,500 crore in three years to increase its garment…
Ferrero to invest Rs 2,000 cr, to beef-up distribution network
Italian confectionery major and premium chocolate maker, Ferrero plans to invest additional Rs 500 crore to take its total investment to Rs 2,…
Online Grocery Startup Milkbasket Raise $7 Mn Series A Round
Day-to-day grocery delivery startup Milkbasket has raised $7 million in a Series A funding led by Kalaari Capital with participation from its…
PE Firm L Catterton Invests Rs 170 Cr in Future Lifestyle Fashion
Singapore-based private equity fund L Catterton Asia run by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has invested Rs 170 crore into Future Lifestyle Fashion…
Snapdeal To Sell Unicommerce' Biz to Infibeam In Rs 120 Cr deal
India’s first listed e-commerce player, Infibeam Incorporation has announced to acquire Snapdeal’s wholly owned subsidiary Unicommerce, a cloud-…
Pepperfry sets aside 1/3rd of expenses for decor and utility
Online furniture platform, Pepperfry is looking to expand its home decor and utility category and has set aside 1/3rd of the year’s expenses to…
Chinese smartphone maker Comio to invest Rs 500 crore in India
Chinese smartphone maker Comio has announced a mega investment of Rs 500 crore in the Indian market by the end of this year, a senior company…
Berger Paints To Install Integrated UP Paint Plant With Rs 200 Investment
Berger Paints confirmed the idea of investing Rs 200 crore to set up an integrated paint manufacturing plant in Uttar Pradesh. "The board of…
Direct to Consumer Brand Urban Ladder Plans To Raise Rs 130 Cr More For Expansion In 2018
The Bengaluru-based Furniture retailer Urban Ladder is eyeing a fund raise of about Rs 130 crore this year to fuel its expansion plans. “The round…
Bankrupt store chain Bon-Ton gets acquisition offer
Bon-Ton Stores Inc has confirmed to have received an acquisition offer from an investor group, two months after the department store chain filed…
QwikPik Bags Rs 26 crore from RB Investments, Flipkart's Binny Bansal, others
In a round led by Singapore based RB Investments, QwikPik Technology has raised $4 million (about Rs 26 crore) in a fresh round of funding. Qwikpik…
Royal Enfield To Invest Rs 8 bn in FY19, To Expand Production Capacity
The leading mid-sized motorcycles manufacturer, Royal Enfield has planned 8 billion capital infusion into the business in 2018-19. The capex…
SoftBank, Tiger back Grofers with Rs 400 crore in new funding
In a major move to fuel its growth in the e-grocery segment in India, Grofers, the low price online supermarket has raised Rs.400 crore in a fresh…