Data science startup PipeCandy has received Rs 7.3 crore ($1.1 million) in seed funding while daily consumable goods app Supr has secured $120,000 from Y Combinator.
Data science startup PipeCandy raises $1.1m from IDG, IAN, others
A group of unnamed angel investors also participated in the round, according to an Economic Times article citing company’s chief executive.
PipeCandy will use the funding to scale up marketing and sales efforts. PipeCandy, a startup that runs an eponymous intelligent sales prospecting platform, currently analyses 50 million companies.
Supr Daily receives $120k from Y Combinator
As a part of the accelerator’s mentorship programme, Supr Daily has raised $120,000 from Y Combinator, the company said in a statement.
“Our full-stack approach in terms of sourcing, distribution and last-mile delivery has enabled us to deliver delightful consumer experiences while making positive contribution margins on each delivery. This has had a significant impact on the trust that investors such as VCats have placed in us. To be chosen by Y Combinator for its winter programme has been another major milestone in our growth path and we are indeed grateful for all the insights and learnings we have gathered through this opportunity,” said Puneet Kumar, co-founder, Supr Daily.
Supr Daily was founded in 2015 by IIT-Bombay alumni Puneet Kumar and Shreyas Nagdawane. The startup delivers daily consumable goods such as milk, bread, eggs, coconut water etc to its users every morning. The company earlier raised funding from Snapdeal founders’ Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal.
Last December, it secured an undisclosed sum from Venture Catalysts’ angels Apoorv Ranjan Sharma, Anil Jain, Anuj Golecha, Krishna Jhunjhunwal and Anirudh Damani.