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Through the program, startups secured the opportunity to pitch or network with the leading corporates such as Intel, PepsiCo, Walmart, HSBC, UST Global, amongst others
Additionally, selected startups got the opportunity to present their innovative products and solutions to leading investors, such as BASF Venture Capital, SRI Capital, Parampara Capital, and Anthill Ventures including many others
Lab32, the six-month incubation program assisted the startups with their go-to-market plans by generating revenue opportunities, building scalable business models, and strengthening their sales and pitch strategies.
Increasingly small to large enterprises and tech startups have begun turning towards cloud computing resources to stores, process, and eventually perform analytics to better serve their customers. Photo: Reuters
As on November 21, 2019, SIDBI has committed Rs 3123.20 crore to 47 SEBI registered Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs). These funds have raised a corpus fund of Rs 25,728 Crore. “Rs 695.94 Crore have been drawn from the Fund of Funds for start-up…
A cohort of 5-9 startups working in the areas of personal care, fashion and accessories, food and beverages, health and nutrition, consumer tech, and e-commerce, will be shortlisted for the program.
Founded in 2015, US-based English-learning startup ELSA is using its AI and NLP-driven technology platform to instil confidence and help people struggling with the right way of speaking the language.
Industry insiders said these were precursors to Thursday’s move. “We requested for a limit of ₹1 crore for investment but… at least RBI considered for an elevation to ₹50 lakh,” Ranjan told ET after the announcement.
Top unicorns in India right from Paytm, Ola to Swiggy, Zomato, Byju’s, OYO etc. have been backed by Chinese funds and multinationals including the likes of Alibaba, Ant Financial, Tencent, Didi Chuxing, Fosun, China Lodging Group, and more.
In a 16-slide PowerPoint presentation, watermarked Office of Ratan Tata, the businessman has spelled out the most important aspects that should be covered in any pitch by a first-time entrepreneur.
Large enterprises globally engage with startups in various formats including such programmes, accelerators, incubators, venture capital funds etc to seek access to their talent, ideas, and technology.
Apart from increased consumption patterns and growth, 2020 for startups in Bharat will be about focussed growth and mentorships. But will there be an increase in the all-important investments as well?
Froogal will use the latest funds to achieve greater geographical expansion, channelise global partnerships, and enrich its product. In addition to this, it is also looking to rapidly expand into Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Gurugram markets.
The fifth annual IoTnext conference in Bengaluru featured startups focusing on agriculture, smart homes, healthcare, factories, and more. Here are some of the founding teams, along with business insights from keynote speakers.
The advent of emerging technologies has further optimized your use to bring in greater convenience and efficiency. There is no doubt that today more & more companies are adopting cloud-based solutions to manage & improve their workflow process. This is ensuring, the business can grow faster & smartly.
National Payments Corporation of India along with Government’s Department of Science and Technology and Hyderabad-based incubator T-Hub has launched an accelerator programme for fintech startups.
Facebook and T-Hub, which leads India’s pioneering innovation ecosystem, today concluded the second edition of their India Innovation Accelerator program with a demo day and graduation of the cohort of AI start-ups at the Facebook office in Gurgaon. 10 start-up companies presented their strategies and products to investors and industry and ecosystem players.
DST powers the program, and T-Hub will source the most innovative fintech startups in the digital payment sector for NPCI . NPCI sets up an Innovation Lab at T-Hub. T-Hub will create multiple avenues for the fintech startups to market their solutions and scale with speed
In order to qualify for the investment, startups must be at an early state or scalable stage and must be recognized by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade under the ministry of Commerce.
In a ‘big ticket’ investment, NephroPlus, the fast growing dialysis service provider, has got a fresh infusion of about $45 million(₹323 crore) from Investcorp, the Bahrain based, Global alternative asset management company.
Water-borne diseases appear to be a quintessential problem in the country. A simple solution lies in cleaning large water bodies, which are breeding grounds of mosquitoes. Using AI, IoT and drones, Marut Drones is tackling mosquito menace in a sma…
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