Online Photography Marketplace Picsdream Raises Funds From IAN
Delhi: Online Photography marketplace, Picsdream has raised undisclosed amount of funds from a group of Angel Investors in a round which was led by co-founder of IAN (Indian Angels Network). Other investors included Ankit Nagori, Harish Natarajan, Surojit Shome, Vipin Chawla, Baskar Subramaniyan, Madhavan Sreenivasan, and Vikram Sud. With this round of funding Ankit Nagori and Harish Natrajan will join the Board of Directors.
Founded by Manoj Nair in 2015, this Delhi-based startup is a platform under Addazz Online Services (P) Ltd and aims to become a one stop social network, marketplace and a platform for photographers to share, showcase and monetise their work.
Buildzar MD Vineet Singh Invests in Housing.com
Mumbai: Realty portal Housing.com has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Vineet Singh. Vineet Singh has been associated with 99acres.com and is currently the MD of building materials matrtup, Buildzar. His portfolio also includes names like Thomas Cook and Xerox.
Last month, one of the co founders Advitya Sharma left the company and out of a total 9, 5 have already dropped Housing. Despite of the troubles the management is going through, company managed to raise $14.7 million from Softbank to boost its new strategy and goals.
New York Based Startup Managed by Q Raises $25M From GV and Kapor Ventures
New York: Managed By Q, has raised $25 million in a round from GV and Kapor Ventures. “Former TechCrunch writer MG Siegler is joining the board as part of the deal,” TechCrunch reported.
This New York based startup handles all the extra work that comes along in running an office. From wall job to installing a projector for a meeting to office cleaning, this company does it all. They provide iPad to new customers, and comes pre-loaded with the Q software system, letting anyone in the office place an order through the wall-mounted tablet.
Financing Plan Provider for SMBs ‘Blispay’ Raises $12.75M in Seed Round
Maryland: Blispay in a bid has raised $12.75 million in a seed funding round led by FirstMark Capital. Accomplice, NEA and TriplePoint Capital also participated in the round.
Founded by Greg Lisiewski (Founder of Bill Me Later, which got acquired by PayPal for $1 billion in 2008), Blispay serves as a platform that signs up merchants to offer finance programs that are free for the merchants. These merchants simply hang signage that explains to customers that a financing plan is available to them. If a customer doesn’t wish to pay the amount on spot they can just sign up on Blispay on their phone and pay for the stuff in levels.