From Blume To Sequoia — Most Active Investors For Indian Startups In H1 2022

7 July 2022

In the first half of calendar year 2022, Indian startups cumulatively raised $19 Bn across 900 funding deals. The funds raised by Indian startups in H1 CY22 were almost double than the fund raise of $10 Bn during the same period last year.

BluSmart Mobility launches EV intercity rides from Delhi NCR to Chandigarh, Jaipur

6 April, 2022

BluSmart Mobility informed that the intercity rides are currently available for Blu Prive members, a loyalty program by the company and said that it plans to make it available for all its customers in a few months.

Investment platform We Founder Circle aims to facilitate Rs 100 crore funding in startups this year

23 July 2022

We Founder Circle (WFC) co-founder and CEO Neeraj Tyagi told PTI that the firm last year facilitated investment of Rs 30 crore in 33 deals with around Rs 5 crore contribution from the founders of the platform.

GetSupp, The Nestery Raise Early-Stage Funding

28 July 2022

Artificial intelligence-backed nutrition platform GetSupp, on Thursday said it has raised Rs 9.5 crore (around $1.1 million) in a seed funding led by General Catalyst and Better Capital.

Funding the Future: WFC's Female Founders

7 July 2022

To curb the disparity among the numbers of women led startups in India, funding seems to be the root cause of why women led startups have fewer ratios in the list of unicorns and the Female Entrepreneurship Index.

Agritech startup Hesa launches consumer window Suhas

8 April, 2022

Hesa, an e-commerce platform focused on rural areas, has launched Suhas, a consumer brand to offer a range of kitchen essentials including lentils, spices and grains.

This woman entrepreneur is solving last-mile delivery using EVs for the likes of Zomato, Swiggy, Bigbasket, Flipkart

15 March, 2022

After working in S&P for seven years, Rashi Agarwal launched LetsFlaunt in 2013, a fashion tech startup, which she ran for four years.

LISSUN Opens Its First Mental Wellness Center In Uttar Pradesh

27 February, 2022

LISSUN, a mental wellness startup, has announced the launch of its first offline center in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.

HealthySure Raises $1.2 Million In Pre-Series A Led By Inflection Point Ventures

16 February, 2022

HealthySure on Wednesday announced to have raised $1.2 million in a pre-Series A round led by Inflection Point Ventures.

Bengaluru startup Oben EV joins electric two-wheeler race; to deliver first e-bike in April-June

3 February, 2022

Electric two-wheeler startup Oben EV has drawn up plans to launch the first of its products by March, the company’s co-founders said.

We Founder Circle eyes bet on 70 startups with $25 mn investment in 2022

3 February, 2022

We Founder Circle, a founders-led early-stage startup investment platform, on Thursday said it plans to invest as much as $25 million in 70 startups this year.

30 Startups To Watch: The Startups That Caught Our Eye In January 2022

2 February, 2022

The Union Budget 2022 is the hottest topic of discussion right now, and it has brought good tidings for the country’s startups. Globally, it remains the third-largest startup ecosystem after the US and China.

Insights of Indian Startup Ecosystem and Investment in Startups by Neeraj Tyagi, Co-founder of We Founder Circle

29 January, 2022

Indian Startup Ecosystem is growing hugely. India stands third in global start-up ecosystem. With the changing trends in the Indian startup ecosystem, investors are getting attracted towards investing in startups.

E-2W startup Oben Electric raises additional USD 1 m in seed round

24 January, 2022

Oben Electric will use this capital to expand its business capacity, set up a bigger manufacturing infrastructure, accelerate new product development, expand experience centres, and to strengthen its distribution plans, the company said.

We Founder Circle leads Seed round worth $270k in Quizy, Hinglish real money gaming app

20 January, 2022

We Founder Circle (WFC), a founder-backing-founder based early-stage startup investor, has led a Seed round worth $270k, in Quizy, Hinglish real money gaming app owned by Nostaga Technologies Pvt Ltd.

We Founder Circle: Creating a platform of angels for early-stage startups

4 January, 2022

The community the firm has built is India’s second largest angel network, with 2,000 founders and strategic investors from 16 countries. It closed its first year with 33 investments worth $20 mn in al.

This investment platform is lending a helping hand to guide India’s startup ecosystem

3 January, 2022

We Founder Circle (WFC), a founders led early stage startup investment platform, has closed its first year with 33 startup investments to emerge as the second-largest early stage investor of the year.

Gaming startup EsportsXo raises Seed funding from We Founder Circle, others

27 December, 2021

SaaS (software-as-a-service)-based gaming tournament discovery platform EsportsXo, owned and operated by TechnoXo Pvt Ltd, has raised $1.1 million in its Seed funding round led by We Founder Circle…

WFC Invests In 30 Start-Ups Within The First Year Of Operation

14 December, 2021

The brand is also focussing on empowering women entrepreneurs that are leading around 30% of the WFC start-up portfolio.

Oben EV raises $1.5 million in seed funding

13 December, 2021

EV startup Oben EV has raised $1.5 million in a seed round from We Founder Circle and others. Founded by IIT-Kharagpur and IIM-Bangalore alumni and husband-wife duo…

Pet supplies platform Zoivane Pets raises $100K investment in seed round

10 December, 2021

The brand plans to exhaust a part of the fund in scaling the team and tech development. In addition to this, the start-up also aims at utilising the fund infusion on marketing and creating awareness.

E-commerce firm Kreate raises undisclosed amount from We Founder Circle, others

8 December, 2021

Kreate, an e-commerce marketplace, has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed round from We Founder Circle, Ankesh Sagar- Head of Marketing, Workato, Sandeep Balaji- CEO, IncrementumX, and Abhishek Kishore Gupta- CEO, Turbotic.

USA Content Community Start-Up Commaful Raises Undisclosed Seed Round

6 December, 2021

The undisclosed seed round witnessed participation from NK Securities and esteemed angel investors including Hitesh Dhawan (Founder – Neuronimbus), Gaurav Juneja and Siddharth Shah.

InsurTech Platform HealthySure raises undisclosed Pre-Series A from We Founder Circle and others

4 December, 2021

We Founder Circle (WFC) – a founder backing founder based early-stage start-up investor has participated in pre-series A round of HealthySure, an employee welfare platform, targeting SMEs…

Arcab Raises Undisclosed Amount In Seed Round

3 December, 2021

Arcab, a technology-enabled bus aggregator, has raised an undisclosed amount in its Seed round led by We Founder Circle.

Microfinance.AI Raises $200,000 In Pre-Seed Round

2 December, 2021

Microfinance.AI, a digital mobile platform for local-language, has raised $200,000 in its pre-Seed round. The funding was led by We Founder Circle. The round also witnessed participation from FAAD Network…

Co-living startup Settl raises $500K from ah! Ventures, We Founder Circle, others

24 November, 2021

Settl, a technology-driven managed accommodation platform, has raised an investment worth $500,000 in seed round. The funding round witnessed participation from an array of investors…

Knocksense raises bridge round worth $150K from We Founder Circle, others

17 November, 2021

Knocksense, a Lucknow-based local content production platform raised $150K worth bridge round. We Founder Circle, a founder backing founder based early-stage startup investor participated in it.

Hyperlocal content platform Knocksense raises $150K in bridge round from We Founder Circle, Appyhigh, Mumbai Angels and others

15 November, 2021

Knocksense, a Lucknow-based local content production platform on Monday raised $ 150,000 in its bridge round from We founder circle, Appyhigh (Lead Investor), Mumbai Angels Network and angel…

We Founder Circle invests $1 mn across 10 Indian startups in three months

01 November, 2021

We Founder Circle (WFC), a digital-first, community-based investment platform, has invested as much as $1 million in 10 startups in the third quarter of 2021, the company said in a statement.

We Founder Circle announces Global Accelerator Programme -EvolveX

15 October, 2021

We Founder Circle (WFC), a founders-led startup investment platform, has announced We Founder Circle Accelerator Programme- EvolveX. The accelerator programme shall provide guidance and seed funding to early-stage growth-driven companies.

Glamyo Health Raises USD 3 Million in Series A from Ananta Capital, We Founder Circle.

28 September, 2021

Glamyo Health, an Asset Light healthcare start-up operating in the field of elective surgeries has raised USD 3 Mn in Series A. The start-up has raised the round from an array of esteemed investors.

We Founder Circle leads $100K pre-Series A round for skilling platform CUSMAT

28 September, 2021

CUSMAT, a Hyderabad based immersive skilling and training platform for industries, has raised $100K in pre Series A round funding led by We Founder Circle.

Zypp Electric raises $7M in Series A led by 9Unicorns and Anthill Ventures

28 September, 2021

Zypp will be using the funding to rapidly scale the business over the next 12 months in building an asset light EV business with simple charging solutions.

Flatheads raises $1 million in funding from We Founder Circle, Dexter Angels

16 September, 2021

Direct-to-customer (D2C) online casual sneakers brand Flatheads on Thursday said it has raised $1 million (around Rs 7.3 crore) in a funding round led by startup investment platform We Founder Circle and Dexter Angels.

Vernacular edtech platform Vidyakul raises $500K in bridge round from We Founder Circle, others

16 September, 2021

Vidyakul, a vernacular after-school e-learning platform, raised a bridge round worth $500,000, led by We Founder Circle (WFC) along with participation from other marquee investors including JITO Angel Network and Thinkuvate.

We Founder Circle to invest up to $150,000 in 40 start-ups in FY22

16 May, 2021

We Founder Circle (WFC), a founders-led early stage start-up investment platform that was born in the midst of the pandemic, plans to invest $50,000 – $150,000 in 40 start-ups for equity stakes upwards of 5 per cent in FY 2022.

Funding alert] We Founder Circle leads $200K Pre-Seed round in Gurugram-based Geekster

11 May, 2021

Geekster plans to utilise the funding to launch skill development programmes, accelerating product development and offer its product to a wider client base.

We Founder Circle Leads USD 200k Pre-Seed Round In Geekster

11 May, 2021

Geekster plans to utilize the freshly infused funds in launching skill development programs, accelerating the product development and offering its product to a wider client base.

Stylework Raises Pre-Series A Round Led By Inflection Point Ventures

8 March, 2021

Funds raised will be used for team expansion, entry in all tier-I cities, technology, and product growth.

Readyassist, Knocksense, Wright Research raise funding

14 January, 2021

The round in the Bengaluru-based startup has been led by angel investor Satish Grampurohit. Other angel backers include Visveswara Gupta Kothamachu, Nagraj Srinivasa, Praveen Kumar, Siddramesh V Nara, and Harish Srinivas Gudi.

We Founder Circle Completes 8 Investment rounds In 100 Days

29 December, 2020

We Founder Circle (WFC), an Indian startup investment platform, has completed 8 startup funding rounds within 100 days of its operation. ts platform runs on a founders-backing-founders model, which backs facilitation of funds for startups at the seed investment stage.

We Founders Circle extends angel funding to hyperlocal content startup

3 December, 2020

We Founders Circle, a founders’ driven angel community co-founded by a top executive at angel network Venture Catalysts…

Humus raises funds from Venture Catalysts, 9Unicorns & We Founders Circle

2 December, 2020

Humus aims to provide an end-to-end solution to simplify the complex logistics processes in the Indian agricultural sector by eliminating the middleman and connecting the farmers to the retailers.

Agritech Startup Humus Gets Funding From Venture Catalysts, 9Unicorns And We Founder's Circle

2 December, 2020

The startup aims to provide an end-to-end solution to simplify the complex logistics processes in the Indian agricultural sector by eliminating the middleman and connecting farmers to retailers.