By Shiwen Yap
Quantopian will be managing $250 million in capital using investment algorithms and has secured an investment from Point72 Ventures.
India Dealbook: Lumis Partners leads $1.8m funding in Sheroes; Daily Ninja raises pre-Series A fundingBy Ishita Russell
While women-focussed jobs and career platform has raised $1.8 million led by Lumis Partners, hyperlocal delivery firm Daily Ninja has raised a pre-Series A funding round. Sheroes raises $1.8m in Series A led by Lumis Partners Jobs and career platform for women Sheroes.in, a has raised Rs 12 crore ($1.8 million)… Read more »
DigiTx Partners will invest in the digital health space with a special focus on companies which create solutions that improve patient outcomes and provide substantial synergy with a broader pharma business.
Japanese startup Retty has closed a $10.5 million Series D round, while Australian startup venture The Right Fit has closed an A$750,000 investment from Airtree Ventures.
Israeli cyber startup Fireblade has been acquired by StackPath, a young American company whilst Taboola, the largest discovery platform, entered an agreement to acquire ConvertMedia.
Hospital chain Ovum has raised $5 million from IL&FS Investment Managers and Norwest Venture. Also, fashion retailer YepMe plans to hive off its software unit and raise $15-20 million for the same. Ovum raises $5m from IL&FS Invest, Norwest Bengaluru-based Neonatal Care & Research Institute, which runs Ovum hospitals, has raised Rs… Read more »
Healthkart last year separated its generic drug search business HealthkartPlus as 1mg.com and raised $6 million for the new venture from existing investors.
Rapaireasy operates in a space that is largely unorganised in India. Some of the other players in the same segment include HandyHome, Bangalore-based RepairMyGadget, Bigfix, CellSavers and Geekscraft.
Medinfi has raised $200,000 in an angel round from Mudit Saxena, senior vice-president, Genpact, and Singapore-based angel investor Evan Lim.
In two separate financing rounds in China, Focus Media led an $81 million funding round in eSports startup Sport of the Heroes, while CCB International invested in internet education platform Weidong Cloud Education.