#FundingAlert: 2 Unicorns and More than 30 Start-ups Raise Fundingin March 2019!

Just third month of the year, and 2 start-ups hit the billion mark becoming unicorns
#FundingAlert: 2 Unicorns and More than 30 Start-ups Raise Fundingin March 2019!
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The week of March was not an ordinary month for the Indian start-up community. Just third month into the year and 2 start-ups hit the billion mark becoming unicorns. Delhivery and BigBasket grabbed eyeballs for crossing the billion-dollar mark. Apart from these two, start-ups that grabbed eyeballs in the second half of the month are:






First half of March saw 11 start-ups raising funding.

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Fund Raised-$8 million

Round of Funding- Fresh Funding

Investors- BabyTree Group, BAce Capital, Omdiyar Network India

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Fund Raised-$11.5 million

Funding Source-Debt Funding

Investors- Trifecta Capital and other NBFCs

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Company-Stanza Living

Sector-Student Rental

Fund Raised-$4.4 million

Round of Funding- Venture Debt

Investors- Alteria Capital

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Fund Raised-INR 60 crore

Round of Funding-Bridge Funding

Investors-Zodius Technology Fund

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Fund Raised-$4.3 milliom

Round of Funding-Pre-Series A

Investors- Omnivore, Pankaj Chaddha

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Fund Raised-INR 743 crore

Round of Funding- Fresh Funding

Investors- PhonePe Pvt Ltd 

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Fund Raised-$6.3 milliom

Round of Funding-Pre-Series A

Investors-Tomorrow Capital

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Sector-Student Rental

Fund Raised-$8 million

Round of Funding-Series A

Investors- Times Internet, Kalaari Capital, 500 Start-ups

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Company-Beat O


Fund Raised-$1.6 million

Round of Funding- Pre-Series A

Investors- Orios Venture Partners, Blume Ventures, Leo Capital

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Fund Raised- $7.5 Million

Round of Funding- Series A 

Investors- Illuminate Financial, Jungle Ventures, Enterprise Singapore, Supply Chain Angels and VWX Capital

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Sector-Bike Rental

Fund Raised- $12.2 million 

Round of Funding- Series A 

Investors- Sequoia India, Accel Partners and Raghunandan G,  Founder of TaxiForSure

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Sector-Online Gaming

Fund Raised- $5.8 Million

Round of Funding- Series A

Investors- Nazara Technologies and Delta Corp

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Fund Raised- $ 41 million

Round of Funding-Series C

Investors- Vertex Growth Fund, Atinum Investment

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Fund Raised-$31 million

Round of Funding-Series F Round

Investors- Tencent

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Sector-Furniture Rental

Fund Raised- $5.84 Mn 

Round of Funding- Series C

Investors- Lightbox Ventures, Crescent Enterprises and others.

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Sector- Grocery

Fund Raised-$150 million

Investors-Alibaba, Mirai Asset, CDC Group

The month also saw Venuelook and Coin DCX raise funding but the amounts were undisclosed. Transport Hub and Mayfair raised seed funding.

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