Home Services Startup DoorMint Shuts Down Its Operations
Mumbai-based home services platform Doormint has shut down its operations. “We decided to wind up our operations because it is difficult to manage unit economics. Also, we could not manage to raise another round of funding, making sustenance of operations even more difficult,” co-founder Abhinav Agarwal told Inc42. The startup was launched in September 2014, by three IIT alumni Abhinav Agarwal, Naman Lahoty, and Piyush Ranjan.
Shared Living & Coworking Space Provider CoLife Bags $1M in Seed Round of Funding
CoLife, a network of shared living and working spaces which operates under the brands CoLive247.com and CoWork247.com, has secured $1 million in Seed funding from undisclosed investors. The startup plans to use the funds to support its growth plans in the coming months. It is targeting 10,000 keys within the next couple of years. Also, it plans to expand its operations to Hyderabad, Pune, and Gurugram after consolidation in Bengaluru.
Health Record Platform PurpleDocs Raises Funding From Lead Angels, Others
Vadodara-based healthcare records management startup, PurpleDocs has raised funding from KellyGamma, Lead Angels, and HNIs from the Indian healthcare sector. The amount of funding will be used for enhancing its technology and expansion of operations outside Gujarat to healthcare providers in the NCR area, Maharashtra, and Karnataka, Inc42 reported.
The startup was founded in 2010 by the husband-wife duo Deepak Gupta and Pooja Gupta.
Online Book Selling Platform EQuickies Gets $298K From Lothal Angel Ventures
Online book selling platform eQuickes has raised $298K (Rs 2 Cr) from Lothal Angel Ventures for marketing and technology development as well as for team expansion.
Ahmedabad-based online platform eQuickies provides educational study material to students and also acts as an independent book exchange portal which facilitates individuals to buy/sell their old books and study materials along with usable stationery, at prices they determine themselves.
Microsoft Accelerator Programme Selects 13 Startups For Its Ninth Batch
Bengaluru-based Microsoft Accelerator has selected 13 startups for its ninth batch of startup accelerator programme. The startups entering the programme will receive mentoring and guidance from some of the leading players of the startup ecosystem. The selected startups are Whodat, Uncanny Vision, Talview, Transaction Analysts, Surukam, MoveInSync, AllizHealth, Betaout, Epictions, Faircent, FarEye, Germin8 and Meddiff Technologies.