StartUps

Top 15 clean energy startups addressing issues of climate change

By : CIOL Bureau

Social Alpha and Tata Trusts announced the winners of the second edition of Social Alpha Energy Challenge 2.0 (SAEC 2.0). The winners were selected from more than 150 applicants across the country which were screened for their unique technology and

Startup Circle: How U Gro Capital disbursed US$100mm loans to over 6000 small businesses in just one year?

By : Ashok Pandey

The NBFC startup, U GRO Capital Limited founded by Shachindra Nath on July 5th, 2018 with a vision to reinvigorate it as an SME & MSME focused financing platform catering to select sub-sectors within the market. The Company has raised

5 SaaS startups that provide cloud-based solutions to the enterprise

By : CIOL Bureau

The advent of emerging technologies has further optimized your use to bring in greater convenience and efficiency. There is no doubt that today more & more companies are adopting cloud-based solutions to manage & improve their workflow process. This is

How incubators are driving the growth of Agri-tech sector?

By : CIOL Bureau

The agriculture sector is one of the biggest contributors to the Indian economy. It is still woefully fragmented and unorganized. The scope for building a seamless ecosystem in the agri-technology space is humongous. The start-up community has seen a lot

The importance of better – not big – data: Mozilla bats for privacy with Indian startups

By : CIOL Bureau

While India awaits its Data Protection Bill to be introduced in the Parliament, Mozilla, successfully conducted two events focusing on lean data practices in Bangalore this week. Held at the Bangalore International Centre, both events emphasised on the need for

OPPO signs MoU with Govt. of Kerala to bolster the start-up ecosystem in Kerala

By : CIOL Bureau

OPPO India announced its partnership with the Government of Kerala through the Kerala Start-up Mission (KSUM) to strengthen the start-up ecosystem in the state. With this association, OPPO will collaborate with KSUM to extend support to the tech start-ups and

Delhi based startup PLAY to enter into the wearable and audio technology market

By : CIOL Bureau

PLAY, a Delhi based startup is entering the wearable and audio technology market in India. PLAY aims to make advanced technology accessible to new-age consumers and passionate enthusiasts who use tech to achieve their desired experiences. PLAY is on a

Lufthansa Start-up Expo 4: Unparalleled ecosystem for start-up success

By : CIOL Bureau

Lufthansa Start-up Expo 4, India’s biggest ecosystem for start-up success, returns with an even more powerful edition, on 28th September 2019 at Epicentre, Gurugram. Powered by Lufthansa and TiE Delhi-NCR, the Expo promises a special “funding festival” in its fourth

4 Edtech startups leveraging tech to fuel innovation

By : CIOL Bureau

The future is technology. The past few years have seen a massive boom in technology such as AI, RPA, ML, IoT and more which have made its way into every sector. Education is one such sector which has seen a

5 startups backed by India Accelerator raise around Rs 30 million from Angel Investors

By : CIOL Bureau

Days after participating in the Demo Day organized by India Accelerator, five Delhi based Startups have raised close to Rs 30 million from various Angel Investors. These include Prithvi, DROR, The Knotty Tales, VAPP and FIO. India Accelerator is a

4 Best Automation Apps for Startups

By : CIOL Bureau

Starting a business can be the most rewarding experience of your entire life or the most draining debacle you have ever experienced. To avoid the latter, it is important to find every way possible for your business to reduce costs

Thirteen startups showcased their ideas at Entrepreneur First’s inaugural India Investor Day

By : CIOL Bureau

Entrepreneur First (EF), a pioneering UK-based global talent investor, celebrated the inaugural India Investor Day. EF’s first-ever Indian cohort had 47 talented individuals who founded 8 companies. Recently, at the India Investor Day, 13 startups from India, Singapore and Hongkong

How cloud telephony can benefit startups

By : CIOL Bureau 1

For entrepreneurs, a successful startup is a dream, an aspiration and a passion for making a difference. To be a step ahead and achieve this dream, the constant advancements in technology serve as one of the most important channels. By

Startups: Enabling people to be independent

By : CIOL Bureau

The Indian Startup ecosystem is mounting and is growing to get better every day but to understand the heart of what your customer is trying to accomplish and what challenges they face, these startups need to look at the fundamental

AI-based SaaS startup Spyne raises Seed funding led by Smile Group to drive tech and expansion

By : CIOL Bureau

Spyne has raised seed funding led by Smile group and other angel investors participating. The recent funding will be used to build deeper technology solutions to streamline and distribute massive offline content photographers have. Launched in July 2018, Spyne is founded

Atul Nishar’s new EdTech startup Azent Overseas Education aims to redefine student experience

By : CIOL Bureau

Azent Overseas Education Limited, an online-offline EdTech Startup founded by Atul Nishar (Founder Hexaware Technologies Ltd and Aptech Ltd ) and his daughter Priyanka Nishar – an alumnus of Harvard Business School and Cornell University seeks to disrupt the overseas

How Consumer Lending Fintech ZestMoney Plans to grow its User Base from 5 Mn to 40 Mn by 2020

By : Anil Chopra

It’s interesting to note that in our country, out of a population of 1.2 billion people, only 50-60 million have a credit card. The remaining ‘credit-deprived’ consumers find it difficult to enter the elite ‘credit-worthy’ class because they first need

6 Startup platforms helping businesses with their tech and innovation

By : CIOL Bureau

Becoming an entrepreneur is a dream for many. Starting up a business is usually hard. But with the right guidance, these startups rise in the market to become small and medium-sized businesses. The journey for these companies just doesn’t end

O4S raises $2.1 million to expand its track and trace business in India

By : CIOL Bureau

O4S, Supply Chain SaaS startup helping brands with 360° visibility in their downstream supply chain, announced USD 2.1 million in Pre-Series A funding led by Venture Highway to expand its operations in India. The three-year-old startup till date raised a

Startups from third batch of Intel India Maker Lab showcase AI, ML and IoT-based products

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel India recently hosted the 2nd edition of Plugin Startups Demo Day as part of the Intel India Maker Lab program in Bengaluru. At the event, 11 startups showcased innovative products and solutions developed by them as part of Plugin,