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Tag: Digital Media Platform

We “Pixr8 News” Raise 2.5 Mn Angel Funding
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We “Pixr8 News” Raise 2.5 Mn Angel Funding

Delhi based Online Business Media Platform Pixr8 News has raised 2.5 Million Seed Funding From an Angel Investor. The digital media house plans to use the newly raised funds in expanding its customer base, acquiring readership and hiring new talent that could boost its market reach and business operations. Currently, with offices in Lucknow and Delhi, the organisation has helped many leading Global Companies, SMEs & Startups to promote their brand, business & portfolio. Confirming on the latest funding round, Mr Nitish Singh, CEO and Founder at Pixr8 News said, "We feel lucky to have raised seed funding at such a crucial juncture. We now aim to use the latest funding for company expansion in India and Internationally.  Founded in 2014 by Mr Nitish Singh, Pixr8 News is an emerg...
Lifestyle Media Platform Raises Funding From Television Actor Ranvijay Singh Singha
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Lifestyle Media Platform Raises Funding From Television Actor Ranvijay Singh Singha

Digital Media platform What's Up Life has raised fresh funding from actor and television personality Ranvijay Singh Singha, who will now also be the brand ambassador for the organisation. Based in Gurugram, What's Up Life was founded in 2014 by Gaurav H Luthra. The platform is involved in content development for editorials, social media pages, calendar keeping users abreast of the latest happenings and events across categories. Confirming on the investment, Ranvijay Singh said,“I liked the platform and the way ‘What’s Up Life’ is reaching out to people with their engaging content and events.” While, sharing the good news Gaurav H Luthra, discussed how the organisation is looking for expansion planning to operate in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Chandigarh and Jaipur in the next six mon...
Ratan Tata Invests INR 3.49 Cr in Shekhar Gupta’s ThePrint
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Ratan Tata Invests INR 3.49 Cr in Shekhar Gupta’s ThePrint

Shekhar Gupta, the editor who turned entrepreneur, received an investment of INR 3.49 Cr for his digital media platform, The Print, from existing investors Ratan Naval Tata in what seems to be an extended seed round. The parent company, Printline Media Private Limited prearranged 343 Seed debentures each worth INR 102,000 on March 12, 2018. Since its foundation, the parent company raised funds worth INR 45 Cr over 2016-17 and Ratan Tata personally invested about INR 4.99 Cr, which includes the most recent one. The company founded by Shekhar Gupta has seen several investments from marquee venture capitalists such as N.R Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani, Uday Kotak Family, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (Biocon Ltd founder), Rajiv C. Mody (Bangalore-based tech-entrepreneur), Vijay Shekhar (fou...