A customer conversion and website testing site brings in millions, while a business-to-business packaging materials #startup closed out last week by taking a not-too-shabby investment. Check out the startups that have made our funding list.
The funding will be used for building and automation, to expand its seller base, and to improve its supply chain. Its tech and operations areas will also see upgrades.
Founded by Aniket Deb, Sachin Agrawal, and Ankit Tomar, the company sells boxes, containers, pouches, and bags, and serves industries, including retail, hospitality, and consumer goods. It claims to have around 2,000 clients, including Flipkart, Bigbasket, Hypercity, and Bayer.
Chennai-based SaaS website testing and customer conversion startup Zarget has landed US$6 million in series A funding led by Sequoia Capital. Existing investors Accel Partners and Matrix Partners also participated.
The money will go toward updating the company’s marketing optimization products.
Founded last year by former Zoho employees Arvind Parthiban, Naveen Venkat, and Santhosh Kumar, Zarget aims to be a one-stop platform for businesses’ digital marketing and website performance needs.
Delhi-based LetsMD has secured an undisclosed amount of angel funding from the Calcutta Angels Network. Startup-to-investor connector LetsVenture, People Group founder and chief executive of People Group Anupam Mittal, and Currae Healthtech Fund also participated.
Founded in December 2015 by Nivesh Khandelwal, Prakhar Gupta, and Tenzin Thargay, the startup helps users compare prices of planned surgeries at different hospitals. It gives information on 300 hospitals and specialty chains like Fortis Healthcare, BLK Hospital, and Apollo Hospitals in the Delhi-NCR region.
LetsMD operates through a website and earns 7 to 25 percent from hospitals for lead generation, as well as a 2 to 3 percent origination fee from lending partners.
AI-based SaaS startup Corseco Technologies has bagged US$150,000 from Metropolis Healthcare managing director and CEO Ameera Shah and iProspect India CEO Vivek Bhargava. The investors will take an 8 percent equity stake jointly.
The startup will use the funds for team expansion, a foray into Bangalore, and sales office establishment in Delhi and the UK.
Founded in August this year by Arush Kakkar and Vivek Singh, the company works with enterprises.
The Gourmet Jar
The startup, founded in 2012 by Apeksha Jain, sells natural, preservative-free jams, mustards, relishes, preserves, and condiments. It has a staff of 16 and plans to hire 10 more by April next year.