Bengaluru-based fintech startup CheQ Digital announced Wednesday that it had received $10 million in a seed round led by Venture Highway and 3one4 Capital. Multiply Ventures, Marshot Ventures, and Veda VC also participated in the round. Naveen Kukreja, CEO of PaisaBazaar, and Shailaz Nag, CEO and founder of DotPe, are also investors in the startup. Founded in January 2022, the startup is currently in stealth mode and is in the pre-product phase.
HostBooks (www.hostbooks.com), an Indian FinTech startup focused on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), has raised $3 million in a Series A round led by payments platform Razorpay (PC42 profile). The funding comes when many MSMEs in India are looking for new technology to help them cut costs, reach more customers and improve productivity.