India Dealbook: Eatonomist, Hoppingo and EduRev raise funding

Food-tech firm Eatonomist, online fashion discovery startup Hoppingo & ed-tech firm EduRev have raised funding in three separate deals.

Food-tech firm Eatonomist raises seed funding from MCube Capital

Gurgaon-based Eatonomist, a food-tech firm run by Fitmeal Solutions Pvt Ltd, has raised a seed funding round from MCube Capital Advisors Pvt Ltd. The deal amount was not disclosed. The company will utilise the funds for marketing and brand-building, according to a VCCircle article.

Online food ordering and delivery service portal Eatonomist was set up in 2014 by Anisha Dhar and Nupur Khanna.

Hoppingo raises second round of funding

Hoppingo, a Delhi-based fashion discovery platform, has received $89,000 from Gurgaon-based vCommission, a subsidiary of Adways VC India Pvt Ltd.

Adways VC is a joint venture between Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed Adways Inc and VC Internet Media, VCCircle reported.

Run by Survar Media Pvt Ltd, Hoppingo offers around 800 e-stores across categories like mobile, laptop, tablet, television, wearable tech, computer peripherals and accessories, kitchen and home appliances.

Ed-tech startup Edurev raises pre-Series A round

Edurev, a Gurgaon-based ed-tech firm, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in pre-Series A round from Pradeep Reddy Kamasan.

Kamasan is part of Hyderabad Angels Group and, as per the deal agreement, he has joined Edurev as a strategic investor to help the company gain new customers, Inc42 reported.

Edurev, a part of Jaarvis Accelerators first batch in India, is an educational network platform which helps school and college students, teachers, professors and parents to share, study and upload their notes, video lectures and books..

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Singapore Reporter/s

In Singapore, we are looking to double our reporting team by this year-end to comprehensively cover the fast-moving world of funded startups and VC, PE & M&A deals. We want reporters who can tell our readers what is really happening in these sectors and why it matters to markets, companies and consumers. The ability to write precisely and urgently is crucial for these roles. Ideal candidates must have to ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic, and fast-changing environment. We want our new hires to be digitally savvy and ready to experiment with new forms of storytelling. Most importantly, we are looking for hard-hitting reporters who work well in a team. Collaboration and collegiality are a must.

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).   

  • A reporter to track companies/startups that have raised private capital, and have the potential to become unicorns. SEA currently has over 40 companies with a valuation of over $100 million and under $1 billion.
  • A reporter who can get behind the scenes and reveal how funding rounds are put together, or why they’ve failed to materialise. She/he in this role will largely focus on long-format stories. 
  • A journalist to track special situations funds, distressed debt and private credit (from the PE angle) across Asia.