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Freshworks Secures $150M Funding and Accel at $3.5 Billion Market Valuation

Freshworks Inc., the customer engagement software company, has secured the signing of definitive agreements for a $150 million series H round of funding at a post-financing valuation of $3.5 billion. The round was led by existing investors Sequoia Capital, CapitalG, and Freshworks’ first investor, Accel. The company was founded by Girish Mathrubootham and Shan Krishnasamy…

Smarten Spaces Secures $12M Series A Funding

Smarten Spaces, a Singapore Headquartered company, has raised close to a $12M Series A investment round. The new investment was made by leading Asia investor Symphony International Holdings Limited (Symphony). The company was founded by Dinesh Malkani, Anushka Verghese and Prithvi Shergill in 2017  The Smarten Spaces platform is quite unique in the industry as…

Deepak Malhotra appointed as a Director on Azure Power Global’s Board

Azure Power, a leading solar power producer in India, announced that Deepak Malhotra, Director, Infrastructure, South Asia at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), was appointed to its Board of Directors, taking CDPQ’s total number of board seats to two. CDPQ, a long-term institutional investor that manages funds primarily for public and parapublic…

Recruiter exchange CBREX raises $1.1M funding

CBREX, an AI driven Exchange that used AI /ML to match jobs posted by employers to specialist recruiters/recruiting firms anywhere in the world, has raised $1.1 million in equity funding from a few Indian high net worth investors. The company was founded by Gautam Sinha in 2015.  The startup will invest the funds in business…

Executive Education Programs from Michigan State University Coming to India

Times Professional Learning, an education initiative by The Times of India Group and the Broad College of Business, Michigan State University (MSU), has announced an agreement for the delivery of MSU online executive education programs for businesses and professionals in India. Starting December 2019, Times Professional Learning, under its vertical The Second Wind (TSW), will…