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Week in review 😊 (Mar 13 - Mar 18)
A quick look at the week's top stories. Stay informed and stay ahead of the game by keeping up with the latest developments in the Indian startup world.
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Quick Recap of the Week
Indian government to meet startups over SVB crisis🤝🏻
PhonePe gets payment aggregator licence, reaches $1 Tn annualised payment value run rate💸
Gaming studios devise major plans to fill PUBG space🎮
HSBC acquires Silicon Valley Bank UK unit for £1🏦
Sitharaman unveils Rs 1.18 trillion J&K budget for FY24📊
AI startups raise over $50 billion venture capital funding in 2022: GlobalData💰
Google-backed Anthropic launches ChatGPT rival chatbot Claude⚔️
Brands ride on Oscar WinneRRRs🏆
OpenAI Launches GPT-4, the Latest Breakthrough in Natural Language Processing🤖
Lenskart raises $500 Mn from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority at flat $4.5 Bn valuation👓
LEAD completes acquisition of Pearson’s local K-12 learning biz👩🏻🏫
India had over 700 million active internet users in 2022: Nielsen📶
Apple supplier Foxconn to invest $200M in India to build AirPods factory🎧
Oyo rolls out accelerator program for small first-gen hoteliers🏨
Indian startups have deposits worth $1 billion in SVB: MoS IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar🏦
Let’s move on to the top funding deals from the week.
Super Six Sports Gaming Pvt. Ltd (SSSG), the parent of fantasy sports brand Fantasy Akhada, has raised $11 million (around Rs 90 crore) in a fresh round led by Florintree Advisors.
T.A.C – The Ayurveda Co., a D2C omnichannel Ayurvedic lifestyle brand, has raised Rs 100 crore in its Series A round led by Sixth Sense Ventures.
Bengaluru-headquartered HealthPlix Technologies has raised $22 million in a Series C funding round led by Avataar Venture Partners and SIG Venture Capital.
Gynoveda, a female tech platform, has raised $10 million in a Series A round led by India Alternative Fund.
B2B marketplace Jumbotail has raised Rs 75 crore from Alteria Capital and Innoven Capital in a venture debt round.
One Impression, an influencer marketing platform, has raised $10 million in a Series A round led by South Korean gaming major KRAFTON.
Sports collectibles and gaming platform BuyStars has raised $5 million in a pre-series A round led by Lumikai.
Online visa application platform Atlys has raised $12 million from Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners.
Solar financing platform Aerem has raised $5 million in Pre-Series A round led by climate-tech investor Avaana Capital.
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