Mamaearth’s parent company gets Rs 130 crore
The company has raised Rs 162 crore since inception. ET had earlier reported that Mamaearth was in talks to raise $10 million from Sequoia Capital.
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Stellaris and Fireside Swaddle Mamaearth with $4 million in Series A
The round also saw participation by FMCG player Marico’s Mariwala fami...
Fireside Ventures invests $1 million in Mamaearth
Mamaearth plans to launch products related to lactation, stress relief and postpartum weight loss under traditional recipes for new moms.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra invests $250,000 in mom and baby care startup Mamaearth
Founded in 2016, the Delhi-based firm offers over 35 products in the baby personal care segment as also innovative products including protective repellants and in oral care while also selling pre-natal and post-natal products for mothers.
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Actis's CFO Saurabh Jain to join Startup Buddy
Jain a qualified Chartered Accountant and a ISB alumni is been credited to be the first non-UK CFO of the Actis group.
This startup retails certified non-toxic products for baby and maternal care
The Mamaearth range features certified products including body lotion, rash creams, shampoo, natural bug spray and sunscreen lotion for babies in the 0 to 5 age groups.
Investors in talks with firms to diversify China exposure in supply chain, funding
Investors are asking companies to diversify their China exposure and search for alternatives.
Sequoia closes $1.35-billion India venture & growth fund
This takes Sequoia Capital’s total assets under management for India to an estimated $5.4 billion, spread across the seven funds it has raised till date, and through which it invests in India and across Southeast Asia.
Smaller VC firms see good returns from startup bets
Whiteboard Capital and Fireside Ventures have also seen a number of their portfolio firms record up-rounds in the last six months, according to publicly available information.
First close for Fireside’s $100 million fund
In its first fund, which closed at about $50 million, Fireside Ventures took ownership of about 10% on average with a half-million-dollar cheque size, while the second fund will put in more money for a larger chunk of the firm, said founder Kanwaljit Singh.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra buys 50% in Bastian Hospitality
Last year, she also invested around $250,000 (Rs 1.6 crore) in Delhi-based mom and baby care consumer startup Mamaearth.
Fireside sees a consumer brand boom, invests in six more Startups
Firm onboards Myntra’s CFO Dipanjan Basu as a partner to boost team
E-commerce players join hands to launch its own council, TECI
TECI expects to collate, crystallise and share the e-commerce industry’s viewpoint in this regard, working collaboratively with other stakeholders.