Below is a list of deals that happened in Indian Startup Ecosystem today (31st July) including funding, merger, acquisition and many more.
1. US-based co-working firm WeWork is ramping up its presence in India with plans to open 20 more locations in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Gurugram.
2. WhatsApp has announced it is rolling out group voice and video calls to its users starting today.
3. Healthtech startup, HealthSignz has raised $5 million in a Pre-series A funding round led by New Zealand-based Nirvana Health Group founder Dr Kantilal Patel.
4. Bengaluru-based HealthPlix has raised $3 million in a Series A round from IDG Ventures and Kalaari Capital.
5. MyHealthcare, a digital integrated healthcare technology platform operated by Gurgaon based InnoCirc Ventures, has raised its Series A funding of $2 million, led by Hunch Ventures and Ajay Nanavati, Angel Investor and Retired Managing Director of 3M India & Israel.
6. Dialysis service provider NephroPlus is planning to raise up to Rs 100 crore (about $14.5 million) as part of its Series D round of funding in the next 3-4 months, reported TOI.
7. Happy, an innovation-driven working capital fulfilment platform for Indian MSMEs, plans for disbursing more than 7 lakh loans to microenterprises operational across all key geographies of the country.
8. Indian government has launched a desktop software, e-Aksharayan for converting any scanned or printed Indian language documents into fully editable text.
9. Swiggy has launched Swiggy SUPER, its membership programme which gives users unlimited free deliveries across all restaurants, irrespective of the distance or time of day.
10. The second phase of the successful Unified Payments Interface (UPI 2.0) is set to launch close to the second week of August but will not have recurring payments service.
11. Private equity firm TPG has led a $100 million (Rs 685 crore) investment round in SME lender Five Star Business Finance Ltd.
12. California and Chennai-based customer engagement software maker Freshworks has joined the unicorn club after raising $100 million in a fresh round of funding co-led by Sequoia capital and Accel Partners.