News Roundup: Crayon Data, Printland Raise Funding; FindYogi Launches Laptop Catalog

Crayon LogoSingapore based Crayon Data, a big data startup with its development center in Chennai has raised Rs 8.75 cr in its second round of funding from investors. William Bissell the MD of Fabindia; Ravi Thakran, CEO of L Capital Asia & others invested in the company.

Suresh Shankar, the Founder of Crayon Data said that the company was valued at 75% more than it was during the previous round of funding at the end of 2012.

The data analytics company is planning to raise a Series A round in early 2014.

Printland.in Raises Rs 5 cr from SIDBI

PrintlandPrinting solutions company Printland has raised Rs 5 crore in funding from Small Industries Development Bank of India and existing investors Evista Venture Capital and Sanjeev Kakar- the co-founder of startup incubator Aegis Centre for Entrepreneurship. (Source)

The company will use the money to expand in the international market, said Sandeep Behl, co-founder & CEO. The company is also planning to raise Rs 10 cr by the end of the year, the report said. The firm clocked Rs 4 cr in revenue in the first year of operations and is targeting Rs 12 cr this fiscal.

FindYogi Launches Laptop Catalog

findyogi-logoOnline price comparison site FindYogi has launched its laptops catalog, with more than 15 brands and products from over 10 e-commerce portals.

The category has more than 400 products that are analysed for about 100 technical specifications. Catalog size will be expanded and data will be refined over the next few days, the startup said.

The company, which relaunched with a new interface in June this year, helps online buyers compare prices.

“We intend to launch couple of more categories in the consumer electronics space over the next few months before moving into other product domains,” Naman Sarawagi, CEO of FindYogi said.

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