Funding Friday: Byju's Lucky Stars & Newest Entrant of Investment Game
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1. It was a happy week for the startup ecosystem. While many startups raised funds this week, the luckiest one was the edtech unicorn BYJU’S which raised $328 million from a series of global investors and almost touched the $4 billion valuation mark.
2. Agriculture segment also caught the investor’s eyes. B2B agritech startup Ninjacart raised INR 250 crore in series B funding round led by Accel US, Syngenta Ventures.
3. Meat market seems to be on a rise. Indian gourmet meat startup Licious has raised $25 million in a Series-D growth round led by Japan-based Nichirei Corp
4. The newest player to enter the funding game is Bengaluru-based Wakefit. The mattress maker has raised $9 million from Sequoia Capital.
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