Chess Training Startup Chessable Raises £100,000 in First Round

Chessable, an e-learning platform for chess enthusiasts has recently raised about £100,000 ($122.95k) in the first round of funding through angel investors. The huge investment will surely take the platform to the next level, both in terms of technology and to grow the user base. Read More

SteamCrate; 10 Awesome Games for a Fraction of the Retail Price

The Problem: Game developers are depressed and demotivated, while the gamer is bored!

With 125 million active gamers and an average of 6.5 million concurrent users within 48 hours, Steam is the biggest platform for PC gamers. But thousands of amazing games remain unnoticed, just because the big players take the market. Read More

Startups.co Acquired Zana, the Startup University

Startups.co has recently acquired Zana.io, a world-class educational platform for startups. Zana covers educational topics for entrepreneurs including fundraising and product development etc. with video lessons from speakers like Steve Blank and Matt Mullenweg.

Zana was created by Shea Tate-Di Donna who previously developed the well-regarded “True University” to help educate 150 portfolio companies on the best practices for starting a company. Read More

mParticle Raised $15M in a Series A Round

A New York City based startup mParticle has recently raised $15 million in a Series A round which was led by Social Capital (formerly known as The Social+Capital Partnership).

Though the funding was first revealed in a regulatory filing last month, it’s officially announced yesterday on the company blog. The startup is opening a San Francisco office and will continue to invest in product development. Read More

Baidu to Invest In Zomato, BookMyShow And Big Basket

Baidu, China’s largest search engine is all ready to grab a good market in India by buying stakes in Zomato, BookMyShow, and BigBasket.

To make this dream come true, the company has already been into dialogue with each of them as revealed by Tim Yang, the general manager of Baidu India. He sad so in an interview to the Times of India. Read More

SnapLogic Raised $37.5M from Microsoft & Silver Lake Waterman

SnapLogic, an enterprise integration platform as a service (iPaaS) for big data closed a $37.5 million funding round from Microsoft and Silver Lake Waterman this December. The existing investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Partners and Triangle Peak Partners. Read More

Bracket Announces SMS Update on Their Clinical Trial Platform

Bracket, which is mainly into clinical trials, has recently announced an updated to its Randomization and Trail Supply Management products. As per the core component of Bracket’s RTSM 4.0 platform, patients will now be able to get reminders via SMSs. Read More

One Medical Groups is Backed by $65M For Tech-enabled Healthcare

One Medical Group, an innovative tech-infused primary care medical group raised $65 million in capital this December.

The funding round was led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management (NYSE: JPM) on behalf of PEG Digital Growth Fund II LP and AARP Innovation Fund LP. Read More

Pat McGrath’s New Product Phantom 002 is Out in the Market

If you have already made your holiday shopping list, then it is the time to tweak it a bit as Pat McGrath’s Labs has launched its new beauty product Phantom 002 today on its website.

Phantom 002 is an 8 piece kit which is considered as a successor of Gold 001. Like other products of the family including Blue 002, Copper 002 and Gold 002, this product can also be used for a plethora of purposes. Read More

Infosys Infuses $3 Million in Whoop

Infosys, an Indian multinational IT and software engineering service provider has announced a $3 million funding in the Boston based Whoop which is into data recording and analysis of professional athletes and sporting teams. Read More