'Droom' Raises $200 Mn From Funding, Becomes India's 17th Unicorn
Online automobile startup "Droom" has raised $200 million in pre-IPO funding, taking its valuation to $1.2 billion and registering itself as India's 17th unicorn company. Investors like "57 Stars" and "Seven Train Ventures", participated in the fund-raiser along with others. The company said that it will use the fund to grow its market all over Indian cities and to international markets eventually.
Tags: Indian Automobile Industry, Automakers, fundraiser, Technology, IPOs, Unicorn list company
Courtesy: The Economic Times
Bada Business, ISKCON Fundraiser Raises 7.5 Cr For COVID-19 Relief
Indian Ed-tech startup Bada Business started a fundraising initiative #IamOxygenMan in association with Kailash Kher Foundation and ISKCON which garnered over 1 million views on YouTube raising Rs 7.5 crores for COVID-19 relief. The campaign aims to increase the bed capacity from 200 to 2000 for its makeshift hospital for COVID-19 patients in Dwarka, Delhi. Founder and CEO of Bada Business Dr. Vivek Bindra stated that the amount raised will… read-more
Tags: Bada Business, COVID-19 outbreak, fundraiser, Youtube, Kailash Kher Foundation, ISKCON
Courtesy: Brifly Exclusive
Hrithik Roshan Donates $15,000 To Jay Shetty's COVID Fundraiser
Actor Hrithik Roshan donated $15,000 to 'Help India Breathe,' a COVID-19 fundraiser started by international author Jay Shetty on May 3. Reportedly, the campaign aims to raise over $1 million dollars to supply medical equipment and COVID-19 related aid for those in urgent need in India. Notably, many celebrities including Will and Jada Smith, Ellen DeGeneres, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes have pledged money for the noble cause.
Tags: donation, Covid-19, Jay Shetty, fundraiser, Hrithik Roshan
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Zomato-Delhivery To Fundraise Rs 50 Cr For Oxygen Concentrators
Multinational restaurant aggregator 'Zomato' has teamed up with 'Delhivery' for ‘Help Save My India' mission to supply oxygen concentrators and related supplies to hospitals and needy people. The Food-tech company will fundraise Rs 50 crore through its charity arm 'Feeding India' via its flagship mission. While Delhivery's Co-founder Sahil Barua vowed to fly oxygen concentrator imports from China, Zomato's CEO Deepinder Goyal asked companies… read-more
Tags: ZOMATO, Delhivery, Food tech, fundraiser, Deepinder Goyal
Courtesy: Your Story
Netizens Raise Rs 13 Lakh To Rebuild Burnt Mysuru Library
Coming in support of Mysuru librarian Syed Issaq, whose library was burnt to ashes, the netizens have raised Rs 13 lakh to reconstruct his library. Reportedly, the private-run library was allegedly burnt by anti-Kannada miscreants on April 9. However, now social media has become a silver lining for the 62-year-old librarian, who was determined to rebuild it even alone. Reportedly, the library consisted 11,000 books on different religions.
Tags: Mysuru, Library, Syed Issaq, fundraiser, Kannada
VHP To Crowdfund For Ayodhya Ram Temple From January 15
To raise capitals for Ayodhya Ram Temple, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has decided to undergo a nation-wide public funding campaign from January 15 till February 27. Titled as Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan, the campaign will initially target around 24 lakh families of Uttarakhand. While questioned of approaching other communities for funds, a VHP official said that they accept funds with respect, if they wish… read-more
Tags: Ram mandir Ayodhya, fundraiser, Hindu community, Religion
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Tamil Singers Come Together to Help Struggling Musicians
A global online six-hour long concert "Oru Kuralaai" will be live streamed on Facebook on September 12, where more than 80 artists will be performing. The concert will feature Academy award winning AR Rahman, maestro Ilayaraaja and actor-cum-politician Kamal Hassan among other artists. Reportedly, the concert, organised by United Singers Charitable Trust, aims to help the musicians who are facing trying times due to the pandemic.
Tags: AR Rahman, fundraiser, Covid-19, VirtualConcert
Courtesy: The Hindu