India-based NDTV’s e-commerce venture Smartcooky Internet Ltd which serves under the platform smartcooky and home services startup HELP have raised funding in two separate deals.
Smartycooky raises funding from Rajan Anandan & others
The other two investors include Siddharth Pai, son of TV Mohandas Pai and Manvinder Singh Banga, former Unilever executive board member.
Through this platform, NDTV will sell healthy foods and personal care products.
HELPI receives angel funding
HELPI, a home services startup which is run by Handy Online Solutions Pvt Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from a group of investors.
These include IIT alumni and investment bankers from US.
The startup will use the money fro its expansion to more cities from its current services in Delhi and Gurgaon.
Founded in July last year by Vineet Bansal, Sariputra Waghdhare and Piyush Peshwani, HELPI provides standardised home cleaning services.
Japan’s adtech firm Geniee raise Series D round of funding
The company plans to use the money for expanding its footprint to Asian markets, including India, the fastest-growing economy in the region.
Based on real-time bidding (RTB), Tokyo-based Geniee was founded in 2010. It is involved in the buying and selling of online advertising impressions via auctions that occur in fractions of a second.