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EdTech startup Digital Gurukul to raise USD 5mn at 50 mn valuation

By : CIOL Bureau

Digital Edtech startup from Indore led by Dr Raj Padhiyar has acknowledged initial interest from investors groups to raise $5 Million for a 10 per cent stake. The funds would be utilized across investment in programs and content facilities, building

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

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

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,

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

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

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

5 Tips to Nurture a Successful Mobile Startup

By : Ashok Pandey

By Ketan Pandit, Head – Demand Generation, CleverTap Cutting-edge technology, solid funding, an inspired and committed team, and a well laid out plan is only the first step in building a mobile startup.  6,140 mobile apps were released every day on

Deep-Tech Focussed Bharat Innovation Fund Announces First Close Of Its $100M Fund

BANGALORE, INDIA: Bharat Innovation Fund, an early stage deep-tech, and IP- focused venture fund, affiliated with the Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, announced its first close today. The pre-Series-A and Series-A focussed $100M fund

‘scalerator’ aims to enhance the collaboration between Israeli and Indian startups

BANGALORE, INDIA: Accenture, the Consulate General of Israel to South India, and NASSCOM have jointly launched ‘scalerator,’ an exclusive program that aims to enhance the collaboration between Israeli and Indian startups to create innovative solutions for global markets. Scalerator will identify

Pepperfry raises Rs 250cr in fresh funding

By : CIOL Writers

Furniture marketplace Pepperfry has raised Rs 250 crore in fresh capital from US-based financial services firm State Street Global Advisors(SSGA). SSGA joins Pepperfry’s existing investors including Norwest Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs, Bertelsmann India Investments and Zodius Capital. Anandh Hari, managing director

HackerRank raises $30M in Series C funding round

By : CIOL Writers

Coding and recruitment platform HackerRank has raised about $30 million in Series C funding round, led by JMI Equity. Existing investors including Khosla Ventures, Battery Ventures, Randstad Innovation Fund and Chartline Capital Ventures also participated in the funding round. HackerRank

Microsoft commits $500M to a new startup program

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has announced a new program, Microsoft for Startups that delivers access to technology, go-to-market and community benefits that helps startups grow their customer and revenue base. As part of the program, the Redmond-based company is committing $500 million over the next two

Budget’18: Niti Aayog to spearhead National Programme on Artificial Intelligence

By : CIOL Writers

Startup industry doesn’t have much to take away from Budget 2018 barring two major announcements. Firstly, Finance minister, Arun Jailtey said that the government would invest in research and development in areas such as robotics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

Indian startup ‘Teabox’ raises $7M in Series B funding

By : CIOL Writers

Bangalore based Teabox has raised $7 million in Series B funding led by RB investments and participation from existing investors. DBS Bank Ltd will also participate in this round of funding through venture debt. Teabox, founded in 2012, runs an

Accenture Innovation Challenge winners develop tech to address sleep disorders

By : CIOL Writers

Accenture announced the winners of the first edition of Accenture Innovation Challenge. The competition was designed to inspire innovation among college students in India. The winners were chosen from 12 teams selected to participate in the Grand Finale round held

Google shortlists 4 Indian startups for the new edition of Launchpad Accelerator

By : CIOL Writers

Google has revealed the four shortlisted Indian startups for the 5th edition of its mentorship programme ‘Launchpad Accelerator‘. The tech giant said with this batch, a total of 30 startups have joined the Launchpad Accelerator programme from India. The shortlisted

HTC’s Vive X accelerator invests in 26 AR/VR startups

By : CIOL Writers

HTC has announced that it is investing in around 26 ambitious AR/VR startups through its Vive X accelerator program. The new batch of startups brings the total number of investments to 80 since July 2016.  The new startups joining the

T-Hub partners Microsoft to launch accelerator programme

By : CIOL Writers

Hyderabad-based, India’s largest incubator, T-Hub has partnered with Microsoft to launch its first accelerator programme which will allow start-ups to scale to the next level. “The idea is to consolidate everything we have been doing at T-Hub for two years into a 90-day