Bangalore-Based Online Furniture Brand Urban Ladder Raised Over US$15 Million

Bangalore-based online furniture brand Urban Ladder has raised INR 102 crore (approximately US$15.2 million) in fresh funding from existing investors, including SAIF Partners, Kalaari Capital, Sequoia India and Steadview Capital. The startup claims that it has over 4,000 products and 35 categories such as wardrobes, sofas, beds, dining tables, storage shelves, etc.
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Singapore-Based Digital Health Data Startup Vault Dragon Gets US$1.16M Pre-Series A

Singapore-based digital health data startup Vault Dragon today announced that it has raised S$1.64 million (US$1.16 million) pre-Series A funding co-led by Golden Equator Capital and Raging Bull. The new funding brings the total raised by Vault Dragon to more than S$3 million (US$2.13 million)Vault Dragon cited plans to use the new funding for product-development and regional-expansion.
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SoftBank To Give Up Control Of Sprint Corp To T-Mobile

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is prepared to give up control of Sprint Corp to Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile US Inc to clinch a merger of the two US wireless-carriers. SoftBank has not yet approached Deutsche Telekom to discuss any deal because the US Federal Communications Commission has imposed strict anti-collusion rules that ban discussions between rivals during an ongoing-auction of
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The Postal Division To Collaborate With Alibaba, Amazon

The postal division is going to collaborate with global e-commerce giants Alibaba and Amazon to deliver their products across Bangladesh. A pilot project will be launched within a short-time, said Tarana Halim, state minister for telecom and postal division. Through this initiative, online buyers are now able to receive their products from e-commerce sites, delivered to their doorsteps in Dhaka.
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Microsoft Bangladesh, Shakti Foundation and the PMO aim to train and support female entrepreneurs

Microsoft Bangladesh, Shakti Foundation and the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has been signed a partnership to train and support female entrepreneurs to run their own IT repair centres across Bangladesh. Microsoft Philanthropies yesterday announced a financial award from the Microsoft YouthSpark grant to Shakti Foundation for Disadvantaged Women, according to a press release floated to media yesterday.
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