Emerging food delivery startup, Grab.in, has raised a funding of Rs 9 crores ($1.5m) from SIDBI Venture Capital, the wholly owned subsidiary of SIDBI, as reported by YourStory and MoneyControl. With the current funding, SIDBI will be joining the list of Grab's investors that include Aramex Ventures, Zomato, and Sixth Sense Ventures. The Mumbai-based startup had earlier raised $1 million from Oliphans Capital and independent investor Haresh Chawla in April 2015, while Zomato had invested an undisclosed amount in the startup five months later.

order: 2AZB & Partners advised Fullerton Financial Holdings in the transaction, led by partners Ashwath Rau and Anu Tiwari, senior associate Nirmal Mahtani and associate Rachana Rautray.

Symbiosis Pune 2009 alumnus Utpal Kant and RMLNLU Lucknow 2011 alumnus Prashant Kanha started up corporate and litigation firm Sequitur in Noida this month, and helped Pune based backpacking hospitality platform Backpacker Panda raise $1.4m.

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) Bangalore-based partner Reeba Chacko led for BigBasket, with partner Akshay Bhat and principal associate S Harish. The firm also acted for the existing investors.

Gurgaon-based upcoming micro-delivery grocery platform has secured Rs 19 crores (around $3m) in a Pre-Series A funding round, led by Unilever Ventures Holdings the investment arm of Unilever PLC, as reported by The Times of India and Mint. The grocery delivery platform had raised around $500k in another Pre-Series A funding round from Blume Ventures and Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group, earlier in August, 2017.

Chennai-based NBFC Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services has raised Rs 150 crores ($23.5m) in a Series-C funding round led by Swiss investment firm responsAbility with participation from existing investors Elevar Equity and Accel Partners, as reported by VCCircle and The Hindu. The investment was done by way of subscription to 100 equity shares and 317,423 compulsory convertible preference shares of Samunnati.

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