StartUps

Unbox Robotics receives initial round of funding of $ 550,000

By : CIOL Bureau

Unbox Robotics received its first round of funding of $ 550,000 led by CIIE.CO & Arali Ventures. Existing investors Entrepreneur First (EF) and SOSV also participated in this round. Unbox Robotics is co-founded by Pramod Ghadge, Shahid Memon through the

CoreStack Raises $8.5 Million Series A Financing Round Led by Naya Ventures; Plans to Expand Chennai R&D Team

By : CIOL Bureau

CoreStack announced an $8.5 million in Series A Financing round led by Naya Ventures with participation from strategic investors. The company plans to add 20 more cloud specialists to its existing workforce of 64 in its Chennai R&D Centre by

Fintech startup Fintso raises $2.6 million in its maiden round of funding

By : CIOL Bureau

Fintso has raised $2.6 milliom from a set of individual Angel investors. Investors include Rajeev Juneja (CEO of Mankind Pharma), Pratul Shroff (Founder of Infochips) and Dilip Khandelwal (MD and Head of Technology, Asia Pacific, Deutsche Bank), as well as

Uber, Casper, WeWork, Peloton – Unicorns, Out of The Stable?

By : CIOL Bureau

Lacklustre IPOs of start-ups that command billions in private valuations could be a sign that technology disruptors need to be more than one-trick ponies as they grow up. Or are we reading too much, too soon? There are many ways

Startup Circle: How is WiJungle managing and safeguarding entire network?

By : Ashok Pandey

WiJungle, a ‘Make in India’ cyber security firm, has progressively established its eminence worldwide. The company develops and markets ‘Unified Network Security Gateway’ and currently serves government and private giants across industry verticals like hospitality, healthcare, education, BFSI, retail, defense,

Startup Circle: How nCircle innovators are driving automation

By : Ashok Pandey

nCircle Tech was started in 2012, so technically it doesn’t qualify as a newly incubated company, but it sees itself as a young, ambitious and growth-oriented organization in their industry niche. After a complete brand revamp, nCircle is now a

Online Content Marketplace Platform Pepper raises Rs. 2.2 Crores from Snapdeal Founders’ Titan Capital and other Marquee Investors

By : CIOL Bureau

Emerging from a dorm room in BITS Pilani, the founders who are yet to graduate, have been able to aggregate over 1.75 crores of revenues and have a network of over 25,000+ content creators. Content marketplace platform, Pepper, recently revealed

Proptech Startup Zvesta Raises USD 5.5 MN as Series A from Hindustan Media Ventures Limited

By : CIOL Bureau

Gurugram based, Zvesta has raised USD 5.5 million from Hindustan Media Ventures Limited. Zvesta is a 360 degree comprehensive AI Powered real-estate solutions company which is innovatively designed for buyers, sellers, developers, builders and property agents. Zvesta shall utilize the

Startup Circle: How is Board Infinity impacting India’s skilling ecosystem?

By : Ashok Pandey

Startup Circle: The job market is ruthless, volatile and ever-changing. With the largest student population in the world, India is in dire need of at-least 1.4 million career coaches in order to achieve its demographic dividend and maintain global standards.

Venture Catalysts backs IoT and AI-enabled smart helmet maker company Altor

By : CIOL Bureau

Venture Catalysts recently invested in Altor, a startup that builds IoT and AI-enabled smart helmets. Currently catering to the B2B segment, Altor aims to make the life of two-wheeler riders safe, thereby enabling increased business efficiency and better fleet management.

8 Startups Receive Prototyping Grant from SR Innovation Exchange

By : CIOL Bureau

Technology Business Incubator SR Innovation Exchange (SRiX), Warangal, announced that they have disbursed the grant-in-aid to 8 start-ups under TIDE 2.0 Meity scheme. An amount of INR 44 lakhs was rewarded under the scheme in the presence of Dr. AK

Startup Circle: How did Digital Gurukul become Asia’s best Digital Marketing Institute?

By : Ashok Pandey

Digital Gurukul was started in 2014 in a small room of 800 sq ft in Indore by its founder – Dr. Raj Padhiyar to train 7850+ students across Asia. And today Digital Gurukul is expanding its course offering with 5

Startup Circle: Phixman to expand its reach from 75 to 500 locations

By : Ashok Pandey

Phixman is India’s most leading and massively growing start-up in the gadget repairing industry. No machine is giving you a guarantee of being fail-proof, so does any gadget; they need repair even if you aren’t aware of it. That’s when

Online marketplace for Venue booking ‘VenueLook’ forays into end-to-end event planning services

By : CIOL Bureau

The event management industry in India is constantly evolving with professionals implementing technology to provide best-in-class services to the end consumer. Catering to this unorganized industry, VenueLook- an Online marketplace for venue booking forays one step further into event-planning industry,

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