Inter-city taxi service provider Wiwigo, has raised around $600,000 funding from Indian Angel Network. Also, dog food startup Dogsee Chew has raised $300,000 from angel investors.
Taxi service provider Wiwigo raises $600k
The round was led by Indian Angel Network investors, Priyank Shankar Garg and Harsh Chitale, and subsequently Garg will join Wiwigo’s board.
Founded in 2014 by Sunil Chaula and Nilesh Pawaskar, Delhi-based Wiwigo is an online platform for intercity travel by cab. It offers roundtrip and multi-city travel bookings. Wiwigo enables bookings for both sides and hence reduces the one way journey fare to almost half the price.
At present, the company operates in over 40 cities, and aims to expand its operations to over 100 cities by year end through this funding.
Dog food startup Dogsee Chew raises $300k angel investment
Dog food company Dogsee Chew has raised Rs 2 crore ($300,000) in an angel round from Renu Balyan, a Delhi-based angel investor and Jyotsna Bapat, an Associate Professor at IIIT Bangalore, according to a report in YourStory .
The Bengaluru-based startup plans to use the raised funds for expansion of product portfolio and exports. The company also plans to foray into global markets, including the APAC region and Europe.
The startup, founded in October 2015, is currently present in 20 states. The company has a 12 member team, which is present in Delhi, Mumbai and Chandigarh.