StartUps

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

Rolls-Royce To Collaborate With Start-Ups For Data Innovation

By : CIOL Bureau

R2 Data Labs, the data innovation catalyst inside Rolls-Royce, will develop a collaborative ecosystem of digital partners in India, the company announced in Bengaluru today. This will enable Rolls-Royce to use data to spark innovation in all of its businesses

CometChat Selected for Techstars Boulder Accelerator Program

By : CIOL Bureau

Mumbai-based CometChat, a CPaaS startup, announces its entry into Techstars Boulder core accelerator program. CometChat is the first Indian startup to be selected into 3 month long Techstars Boulder program. As part of the program, Techstars will seed fund CometChat

Ecolab Establishing Digital Innovation Center of Excellence in Bengaluru

By : CIOL Bureau

Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, in partnership with SMC2, is establishing the Ecolab Digital Center (EDC) in Bengaluru. EDC will serve as a global ‘Digital Innovation Center of Excellence,’ for the company

Mobycy introduces Zypp for last mile connectivity – App based e-scooters

By : CIOL Bureau

Mobycy had initially disrupted last mile connectivity by introducing dockless bicycles in the country. The Green Tech start-up is now turning a new leaf over with the launch of Zypp. As custom-made e-scooters, Zypp is fitted with IoT devices to

Google opens applications for Launchpad Accelerator India – Class II

By : CIOL Bureau

Reiterating its commitment to the Indian startup ecosystem, Google today opened applications for the next class of its Launchpad Accelerator India chapter, inviting startups that are using AI/ ML to solve for India’s needs. The 10 startups from the first

Edtech startup DataTrained raises Rs12Crore to grow footprints at PAN India

By : CIOL Bureau

Bengaluru Based Edtech startup DataTrained raised second round of funding of Rs12Cr from a pool of 3 investors including Ashish Nadiadwala (New York), Rupesh Sinha (bangalore) and Mithlesh Thakur (Bangalore), all High Net world individuals for a stake of 20%

Travel Technology Startup ‘Guiddoo’ Raises $800K in Pre-Series A Funding

By : CIOL Bureau

Guiddoo, a one-stop shop for in-destination experiences, has secured capital of $800,000 (6 CR approx.) in the Pre-Series A funding, held in July this year. The funding was led by global investors including Rennie Ratadia (Singapore), Stephen Dmello (Dubai) &

AI based Cyber Security Risk Management Startup CloudSEK raises $ 2Mn Funds In Pre-Series A

By : CIOL Bureau

CloudSEK, an information security risk management SaaS-based start-up, has raised ₹14 Crores in its Pre-Series A investment led by Exfinity Venture Partners and StartupXseed. CloudSEK will leverage the freshly raised funds to evolve its flagship product XVigil, a unified risk

AI Start-Ups: Top 4 Exciting Indian start-ups

By : CIOL Bureau

By Rajan Navani, Managing Director and CEO, JetSynthesys The artificial intelligence market is seeing enormous excitement and interest – and investment. Artificial Intelligence as a technology has grown over the last few years in a way that it can be

Techjockey B2B IT e-commerce startup shaken hands with Microsoft

By : CIOL Bureau

Techjockey.com announces its partnership with Microsoft enabling businesses to purchase software products on a runtime basis. As the part of the partnership, the company has integrated Microsoft’s API onto its platform. This way over 44,000 Techjockey users will now be

McXtra: Taking insurance-related woes away with a personal insurance assistant

Soma Tah  Compared to other parts of the world, the penetration of insurance products in India is pretty low. The sector has been ridden with ambiguities around the complex product and payout structure, terms and conditions, etc.  Insurance buyers are

Regional OTT services coming of age

Soma Tah Thanks to the availability of budget smartphones and cheaper data plans, the viewing habits of Indian consumers have evolved a lot in the last few years. Binge-watching shows on streaming platforms are more common rather than watching them on

Flipkart acquires Israel-based Upstream Commerce

By : CIOL Bureau

Flipkart has strengthened its innovation capabilities with the acquisition of Israel-based Upstream Commerce, a world leader in real-time pricing and product assortment optimization solutions. One of Israel’s leading technology startups, Upstream Commerce builds cloud-based, automated competitive pricing and product analysis