MAM

AntFarm raises Series-A funding from Bay Capital and Hausela Capital Partners

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/mam-images/2014/08/07/antfarm.jpg?itok=-ZKSkzN6

MUMBAI: Looks like start-ups in India have nothing to worry as venture capitalists seem to be eager to put their faith and money in them.

AntFarm, a digital innovation company, has raised Series-A funding from Bay Capital and Hausela Capital Partners. The funds that have been raised will be channeled to reinforce the current portfolio, grow upcoming businesses in the travel space and to build new early stage ventures in the fitness, hyper-local and mobile categories.

“With more and more start-ups in India entering the billion-dollar club, AntFarm is poised to explore business opportunities in the dotcom and mobile space in high impact markets and create products which are disruptive. Over the last year, we have already made successful forays in the fashion, advertising and travel industry verticals. We are now gearing up to disrupt the multi-billion dollar health/fitness space,” said AntFarm managing director and CEO Rishi Khiani.

AntFarm has a track-record of building profitable business units in a year’s time with Stylista.com, a collaborative fashion label, and Fork Media, a native advertising platform.

AntFarm’s most recent venture, Arrive.com, is a travel discovery platform that is close to rolling out a mobile app for the East Asian market.

AntFarm follows a unique approach in jumpstarting successful businesses by putting together unique cross-functional teams led by industry veterans and entrepreneurs that work on business opportunities identified internally at AntFarm.

Hausela Capital Partners MD Piush Kumar said, “The digital landscape in India is on an exponential growth trajectory. This dynamic landscape has thrown open exciting opportunities to create new products and innovative business models. AntFarm has demonstrated its mettle with successful ventures in the digital space. They bring a unique mix of industry experience, technology expertise and entrepreneurial spirit. And, we are confident that they will be able to build successful digital business models.”

Antfarm has previously raised an angel round from Bennett Coleman & Co CEO Ravi Dhariwal and leading entrepreneur, Sanjay Kalra, who previously served as the CEO of Tech Mahindra.

Bay Capital is an independent investment management firm while Hausela Capital Partners is the investment office of Piush Kumar with the objective of funding start-ups in the digital technology space.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/19/SBI.jpg?itok=ZgaGXjDn
SBI Life Insurance launches breast cancer awareness campaign “Thanks a Dot”

SBI Life Insurance, one of India’s largest private life insurers, has launched ‘Thanks A Dot’, an innovative breast cancer awareness initiative that is supported by the Women’s Cancer Initiative -Tata Memorial Hospital.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/19/max.jpg?itok=VC9xRMMm
Max Life Insurance announces partnership with Royal Challengers Bangalore

Max Life Insurance has announced its partnership with Royal Challengers Bangalore for the upcoming T20 season.

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/19/nikhil.jpg?itok=xhUHRkfY
Weber Shandwick appoints Nikhil Dey as vice chair in india

Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, today announced the appointment of Nikhil Dey as vice chair of the firm’s India operations. Dey will focus on shaping the firm’s employee experience, strengthening existing client relationships and...

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/19/srija.jpg?itok=TR0jmckB
Saatchi & Saatchi Focus rechristened to Publicis Health & Publicis Business

Building on the Publicis Groupe philosophy of Power of One, with customers at the centre of everything they do, Saatchi & Saatchi Focus, an award-winning; specialist knowledge-based communication agency has officially been rechristened to Publicis Health & Publicis Business.

MAM Media and Advertising Digital Agencies
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/19/dmcb.jpg?itok=8brWDFNa
DCMN India bags media duties for FanFight

DCMN India, a growth marketing partner to digital-first brands, has bagged the media duties for FanFight, India's fastest growing fantasy sports start-up.

MAM Media and Advertising Account
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/19/cycle.jpg?itok=FhOUYo6H
1700 Mumbaikars cycle to raise awareness for mental health

Mpower, a pioneer in Indian mental healthcare from The Aditya Birla Education Trust, today returned with its fourth edition of Aditya Birla Health Insurance Ride to Mpower, a cycle ride to create awareness and stamp out the stigma associated with mental health illnesses.

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/19/asian.jpg?itok=JiEAjC6N
Asian Paints, Post Office Studios present the colourful trends of our time

Post Office Studios conceptualised and produced five animated films to launch Asian Paints’ Colour Next series this year, which were released at the country's India Design ID.

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/19/zeel.jpg?itok=cF55VPtN
ZEEL launches an exclusive campaign for its english cluster #WhereIsMyChannel

With TRAI initiating the implementation of the MRP regime, consumers now have a choice to select the packs and channels that best meet their content needs. While the broadcasters are busy building their bouquets and communicating the prices to the viewers, Zee English Cluster has taken a rather...

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/03/19/jack.jpg?itok=eJQUBGSr
Van Heusen presents 'Carry Your World' campaign with Jacqueline Fernandez

Van Heusen India’s leading power dressing brand from Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd has launched a comprehensive `Carry your World’ campaign featuring India’s leading Bollywood star Jacqueline Fernandez across 60 cities for two months.

MAM Marketing MAM

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories