StartUps

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,

India Roadshow Attracts Innovative Startups to Dubai

By : CIOL Bureau

Innovative startups from New Delhi and Bangalore have set their sights on Dubai after being selected as winners in a prestigious competition held as part of the first-ever Dubai Startup Hub Roadshow to India. ShipsKart, a New Delhi-based B2B e-commerce

Crowdera and AWS co-hosts HubSpot’s “Startup Growth Workshop”

By : CIOL Bureau

Crowdera and Amazon Web Services have come together to host HubSpot’s “Startup Growth Workshop”. The first HubSpot’s workshop in the series happened in Delhi on 24th June and the next are scheduled to happen in Bengaluru on 25th and 26th

5 Tech startups enabling the small businesses to boost the SME sector in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Small and medium enterprises, or SMEs, may be gunning for the global markets. The reality of getting their systems in place before making this quantum leap is posing its own set of challenges. SMEs in India contribute more than 40%*

Key US Space Scientist joins hands with Indian start-up

By : CIOL Bureau

Hyderabad based start-up TurboHire announces, Space Scientist, Dr. Edwards Rogers, Chief Knowledge Officer at Goddard Space Flight Centre, Washington DC as its Mentor Advisor. In his role, Dr. Edwards Rogers will help TurboHire to improve the world’s simplest job search

Microsoft and GA Partners Enables Startups to Transform the FinTech Industry

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft in collaboration with GA Partners, has provided a launchpad for enterprise software startups to address and showcase their solutions to solve the challenges the BFSI industry face today. The curated startup showcase event for Indian banks and non-banking financial

Microsoft’s co-sell endeavor empowers startups to scale their business globally

By : CIOL Bureau

In its continued efforts to accelerate the startup ecosystem, Microsoft has made a commitment of $500M to support startups and local startup ecosystems around the world to grow, build and connect. Microsoft for Startups through its ScaleUp program provides a

12 start-ups exhibit their innovative solutions on Mumbai FinTech Hub’s Demo Day

By : CIOL Bureau

India’s position as the world’s second largest FinTech hub is a direct reflection of the monumental progress made by various start-ups in the lending, payments, investments, insurance and personal finance management space. To further foster next-generation innovation, the Government of

RevFin teams up with IIT Kharagpur to create the advanced loan underwriting process

By : ciol

RevFin, a digital lending startup, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute Technology (IIT) Kharagpur for the development of a psychometric assessment in the Loan underwriting process which was signed under the aegis of Prof Pallab Dasgupta,

Fintech Start-Ups Invited to Apply to 2019 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

By : CIOL Bureau

Applications are now being accepted for Accenture’s annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through mentorship with executives from top financial institutions. Fintech entrepreneurs developing cutting-edge products,

IIM Calcutta Alumni Association announces a startup competition

By : CIOL Bureau

The Mumbai chapter of the Alumni Association of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMCAA), will be hosting the 3rd edition of its annual startup event, Clarion Call, on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the IIT Mumbai auditorium. This event is

Inkers reduces Power consumption by 50% with AI Powered Solutions for Hynetic Street Lights

By : CIOL Bureau

Inkers with Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered solution, for Hynetic Smart Street Lights. The system integrated solution into the Hynetic Products is an AI Powered Highway Lighting system that works real time. The intersection of IoT and AI, combined with distributed

Travel Technology Startup Guiddoo Raises an Undisclosed Amount of Funding from SOSV, Artesian

By : CIOL Bureau

Guiddoo has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from SOSV – a leading global venture capital firm based in New Jersey and Artesian China fund to build its products and offerings for the China market. Guiddoo currently offers its services

Good News for Indian Tech Startups: Entrepreneur First enters India with $25 million allocated to promote tech startups

By : CIOL Bureau

Entrepreneur First (EF), a pioneering UK based global talent investor has entered India with $25 million committed from its larger fund, to promote tech startups in the country. EF also announced its first-ever Indian cohort of 50 founders who were