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Week in Review 🪔 (Nov 06 - Nov 11)
Unleash the Power of the Week's Best Bits! From Big Bucks to Bold Innovations, Dive into the Review! 🚀🔍
Dear Rise & Shine Community,
Welcome to the Saturday edition of Rise & Shine—a recap of a week filled with optimism, opportunities, and mindful living. 🚀
May the festival of lights illuminate your path with positivity and prosperity.🪔
This week, we explored topics that matter—wisdom of reality, finding joy in unexpected moments, mindfulness is a pause, paying attention to boredom, the purpose of apologies, and navigating the intricacies of day-to-day life.🌅
Today's newsletter is a special edition where we revisit the highlights, including the top news and funding deals of the week.
If you haven't had a chance to catch up on the daily doses of optimism and mindfulness, now is the perfect time! 🌟
Quick Recap of the Week
Meta Enables Direct Publishing of Instant Games on Facebook🕹️
Cyberattacks against India rise 278% in 3 years: Report🔒
OpenAI Introduces Customizable AI Bots and Affordable Powerful Models🤖
Adani's Mega Investment in Dharavi! 💰
Mamaearth shares list at 2% premium🌿
PhonePe Hits Monumental Milestone! 🎉
Musk’s Starlink Nears Approval for Satellite Communications in India📡
WeWork India Anticipates 30% Surge in FY24 Revenue Amid Global Challenges 📈
Disney+ Hotstar Faces Setback: Loses 2.8 Million Subscribers in Q4 📉💔
Tata Group Seals the Deal: Enters Apple's Supply Chain with $750 Million Wistron Takeover 🤝
Let’s move on to the top funding deals from the week.
E-commerce-focused logistics company Xpressbees has raised $80 million in its Series G round from Teachers’ Venture Growth (TVG).
Mumbai-based quick commerce startup Zepto has raised another $31 million in an extended funding round from existing investors StepStone Group and Goodwater Capital.
Three-wheeler electric vehicle manufacturer Euler Motors has raised Rs 120 crore (approximately $14.5 million) in an extended Series C round co-led by British International Investment (BII) and Blume Ventures.
Bharat Housing Network, a tech platform for co-lending in affordable housing, has raised Rs 125 crore (approximately $14.5 million) in its Series A round led by Nabventures Fund with participation from Varanium NexGen Fund, 9Unicorns, Riverwalk Holdings, and SMK Ventures.
Snaptrude, a software company that provides designs for building projects, said that Foundamental VC and Accel had led a $14 million Series A fundraising round for the company.
Cybersecurity firm Sequretek has secured $8 million in a Series A round led by Omidyar Network India along with participation from Narottam Sekhsaria Family Office and Alteria Capital.
Car service and repair firm GoMechanic, which was acquired by Lifelong Group’s Servizzy seven months ago following financial irregularities, has secured $6 million in fresh capital. Its existing shareholders include Stride Ventures and Delhi-based Lifelong India Pvt Ltd.
Hearing Solutions, which operates the audiology chain Hearzap, has raised Rs 50 crore funding round led by 360 One Asset Management.
Vaaree, a home furnishings, decor, and accessories marketplace, has raised $4 million in seed funding led by Surge, Peak XV Partners’ rapid scale-up program. The round also saw participation from PeerCapital, All In Capital, and Better Capital.
Quickwork, a no-code automation and API integration platform, has raised $2.5 million in its pre-Series A round led by DMI Alternative Investment Fund – The Sparkle Fund, and NIS Ventures Group.
LivSYT, a construction management software provider has raised $2.5 million in a seed round of funding from Silicon Valley Quad and Inventus Capital.
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Thank you for being a cherished part of the Rise & Shine community. Let's continue this journey together, embracing positivity and mindfulness every step of the way.
Wishing you a weekend filled with joy and reflection!
Wishing our incredible Rise & Shine community a joyous and luminous Diwali!
Here's to a radiant celebration and the promise of the best times ahead! 🌟✨
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