StartUps

Startup Circle: Journey of AirOk Technologies From an IIT project to a successful business

By : Ashok Pandey

AirOk is an IIT Madras incubated start-up incorporated in April 23rd 2015 with the vision to become a one-stop solution for any Air-quality related problems. The company is designing and developing cost-effective and efficient green technologies for ambient and indoor

IAMAI – Mobile 10X Selects TravelDilSe As The Next Incubated Start-up

By : CIOL Bureau

TravelDilSe has been selected as one of the next set of incubated start-ups by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) Mobile 10X, a forum to nurture and grow the apps ecosystem in India by bringing together various stakeholders. TravelDilSe

Startup Circle: How Crediwatch empowered 50,000 businesses?

By : Ashok Pandey

Crediwatch has provided insights on 50,000+ businesses and $7 billion loan portfolio. Crediwatch aims to fill this void by offering a dynamic “Trust Score” derived from millions of data points that are extracted and analysed across thousands of formal and alternative

Flipspaces eyes the $ 100 billion US commercial design and build market, expands to the US

By : CIOL Bureau

Flipspaces has announced its expansion plans to 5 different cities of the US market, with its operation center established in Boston. With over 20 strategic partners, Flipspaces aims to scale up its business to $100 million in the commercial real

Startup Circle: How OakNorth is redefining lending to SMEs globally?

By : Ashok Pandey 1

OakNorth is a UK-based digital banking startup that focuses on lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It was valued at $2.3 billion when it raised $100 million in September 2018. OakNorth had reached a cash flow break-even just 11

5 women entrepreneurs that are disrupting startup ecosystem

By : CIOL Bureau

A recent study by McKinsey Global Institute revealed that India’s GDP could witness 16-60% growth by 2025 if the participation of men and women in the economy would be equal. This would add a whopping $2.9 trillion to the economy

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