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India: Healthcare app Mfine raises $4.2m from Prime Venture, others

Stellaris and Abhaya also invested in the latest round.

India: Beauty retailer Nykaa raises $24.4m in fresh funding

Nykaa said the funding is largely from existing investors, including Hero Group’s Sunil Munjal, and family offices of Harsh Mariwala and Dalip Pathak.

India: Toppr Technologies secures $2.3m funding from Alteria Capital

The deal is the third from Alteria Capital’s first fund launched in October. Previously, it has invested in food start-up Fingerlix and apparel maker Universal Sportsbiz.

Online lender Capital Float gets debt investment of $7m from Triodos

SAIF Partners, Sequoia India, Aspada Investments, Creation Investments Capital Management and Ribbit Capital are institutional investors in the company.

Learning startup EdMobile Labs raises money from Unitus Seed Fund, others

The funds will support the expansion of its flagship Utter App, a chatbot-style mobile learning app aimed at imparting English and on-the-job productivity skills to a digital blue-collar workforce.

India: Investment platform Kristal.AI raises $1.85m round led by IDG Ventures

Shailesh Rao, a senior advisor at TPG Global and McKinsey & Co, and Newquest Capital founding partner Amit Gupta took part in the round.

India: DriveU raises $3m from former Google exec Amit Singhal

Unitus Seed Fund had put $1m in DriveU in February 2016., a year after the startup was founded.

India: Exfinity Venture Partners invests $2m in US tech startup AgShift

Exfinity is investing from its second fund of Rs300 crore.

India: Furniture e-tailer Pepperfry raises $38.5m from State Street Global Advisors

Pepperfry chief executive Ambareesh Murty said the company will use the funds to expand its supply chain, invest in technology and open new stores.

Cisco invests in IDG Ventures India’s third fund

The investment from Cisco Investments, the corporate venture arm of the US-based firm, comes a month after the firm invested in Stellaris Ventures Partners.