Used furniture, appliance marketplace Zefo raises US$9.2M to take on mighty GreenDust

Zefo offers 10,000 products across categories like beds, sofas, dining sets, wardrobes, TVs, washing machines, refrigerators and air-conditioners 

Singapore startup SolarHome provides cheap solar energy home systems in Southeast Asia; raises funding

SolarHome's solar energy systems work on a Pay-As-You-Go basis and requires an upfront cost of only US$10 

This Indian agritech firm helps farmers predict yield and improve sales, thus saving them from bankruptcy and suicides

Bangalore-based CropIn uses Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, geo-tagging, and satellite monitoring to help farmers better manage their farm and crop 

Droom raises US$20M in Series C to help you buy automobiles including aeroplanes online

Hong Kong-based VC firm Integrated Asset Management and Japanese tech firm Digital Garage led the round, with participation from existing investors 

Unmanned aerial vehicles are set to change the face of logistics in India, says CEO Nishith Rastogi

Low-volume remote locations represent a costly part of standard networks, and with drones, there is a considerable cost to be saved, according to Rastogi 

HackerEarth raises US$4.5M to help employers conduct online tests for developers

HackerEarth will use the newly-raised capital to strengthen the product team and expand the business internationally 

Indonesian P2P lending platform Amartha raises Series A, aims to disburse US$30M by end of year

Led by Mandiri Capital Indonesia, Amartha's latest round also sees participation by Lynx Asia Partners, Beenext, and Midplaza Holding 

Beenext backs Servify to help keep track of your electronic devices

The startup helps consumers store their bills and warranty on cloud, in addition to connecting with brand authorised service ecosystem when consumers need a reliable repair 

Zefo raises US$6M to source you refurbished furniture and home appliances

It currently offers TVs, refrigerators, washing machines and microwaves under the appliances category, and beds, sofas, dining tables, etc. in the furniture category