Startup Circle

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

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

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

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