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Here are the top startups that raised funding in June

Here are the top startups that raised funding in June
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  • Led by Reliance Jio with its slew of investments from top global players, India’s investment sector has been heating up.
  • Edutech remained a hot sector as companies like Byju’s, Unacademy, Toppr continued to see a hike in the number of users on their platform.
  • In June, Byju’s turned into a decacorn (startup with over $10 billion valuation) to become India’s second highest valued startup at $10.5 billion.
India’s startups are beginning to find their way out of the coronavirus lockdown – with some pivoting to find new businesses while others finding new footing in their own sector. But even then led by Reliance Jio with its slew of investments from top global players saw India’s investment sector has been heating up.

Here are the top startup fundraisings in June according to data intelligence firm Tracxn.


Company Name

Total Funding Received in June 2020 ($M)

BYJU'S

Undisclosed

Aye Finance

27.82

Awfis

Undisclosed

Design Cafe

33.31

DocsApp

20.00

Servify

11.39

Slice

6.09

91springboard

5.94

IVF Access

5.00

OZiva

5.00

Jai Kisan

3.96

Yulu

3.94

MedikaBazaar

3.36

GoMechanic

Undisclosed

Aviom

3.70

YoloBus

3.30

Wooden Street

3.00

Invixium

3.00

FabAlley

2.72

InstaSolv

2.00

Toppr

1.99

Pocket52

1.75

Bombay Play

1.50

QuaQua

1.00

Lattu Kids

Undisclosed



Edutech remained a hot sector as companies like Byju’s, Unacademy, Toppr continued to see a hike in the number of users on their platform. Byju’s turned into a decacorn (startup with over $10 billion valuation) to become India’s second highest valued startup at $10.5 billion.

Byju’s raised an undisclosed amount of funding from BOND – the global technology investment firm. This is BOND’s first investment in India. Globally, BOND has invested in companies like Facebook, AirBnB, DoorDash, Slack, Uber, Pinterest and many more. In March and April, BYJU’s added 13.5 million consumers. It was the first to announce that its content would be available for free for all as schools and colleges were shut.

Even in a challenging environment, edtech is expected to remain a very hot sector of VC investment, said a KPMG report.

Another sector that saw investments coming in is the fintech segment. Aye Finance, the lending startup for micro, small and medium enterprises, raised ₹210 crore from CapitalG – Alphabet’s growth fund.

“Difficult times are a true test of a good lender and we have already started showing significant improvements in the customer repayments in the past months. Our loans are underwritten with cluster insights and this continues to assure good repayment behavior in our portfolio,” said Sanjay Sharma, Managing Director, Aye Finance about the funding.

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