Enterprise communication tool ChatOnGo, craft beer maker Geist and education-technology startup 3Dexter have raised funding in three separate deals.
ChatOnGo receives $300k funding from HNI Janak Jain
ChatOnGo, an enterprise communication tool run by Nimap Infotech Pvt. Ltd., has received $300,000 funding from high net worth individual (HNI) Janak Jain, the company said in a statement.
The startup will use the money for expanding its team, enhancing the product and spruce up sales & marketing efforts.
ChatOnGo was started by Sagar Nagda and Priyank Ranka and helps in communication between the employees of the same company or with dealers, distributors, sales force of the companies. It is based on a SaaS model.
“Initially we launched it as hyper-local platform but we had little success, so we completely evolved our product in the last quarter and now we are a B2B (business-to-business) startup. We are seeing good traction as we are solving real problems of businesses,” said Nagda.
Craft beer maker Geist raises funding from HNIs
Bangalore-based Beerworks Restaurants and Microbrewery Pvt. Ltd, the manufacturer of Geist Craft Beer, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from high net-worth investors.
Established in 2006 by Narayan Manepally, Mohan Alapatt and Paul Choudhary, the company claims to have introduced India’s first wheat beer and is amongst the early entrants into the microbrewery/brewpub space. The company plans on expanding its manufacturing and distribution. It markets the products under the brand Geist.
“Craft Beer is growing exponentially all over the world. People appreciate the wide variety of tastes, flavours, aromas, optics and body that craft beer has to offer, where fantastic ingredients like malt, hops, water and yeast are combined with passion and soul to produce something amazing. The Young Indian is well educated, well travelled, globally connected and wants to experience world class right here at home,” company’s founder quoted in a statement.
Masterkey acted as financial advisor to Geist for the transaction.
Ed-tech co 3Dexter gets $150k from ICA Edu Skills
Delhi-based ed-tech startup 3Dexter has got $150,000 in seed funding from ICA Edu Skills.
This marks the third investment from ICA Edu Skills in the last one year in education related ventures, The Tech Portal reported. Earlier it invested in Jaipur-based Myly and Pune-based Open Door Education.
3Dexter was started in July 2015 by Nikunj Singhal, Parth Batra, Raghav Sareen, Smarth Vasdev, Shantanu Kwatra, Raunak Singhi and Naman Singhal. It has a 3D printing curriculum for educational institutions to enable students to develop visualization, problem solving, creative thinking, and spatial design skills.
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