Startups

This section deals with news and developments around startups, investment in startups, technology startups, government’s support for Indian startups, and all about the Indian startup ecosystem

Analytics Startup IntelligenceNode Raises Rs5 Cr From BlackSoil Capital

Analytics Startup IntelligenceNode Raises Rs5 Cr From BlackSoil Capital

January 9, 2017 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

Data Analytics startup IntelligenceNode today said it has raised Rs 5 crore funding from Mumbai based specialized financing NBFC firm BlackSoil Capital Private Limited. The company, in August 2015, had raised around Rs 26 crore from NEA & Orios Capital ventures. “We found the products, the technology, the founders andRead More

CES 2017 : Boltt To Showcase AI Based Sports Wearables

CES 2017 : Boltt To Showcase AI Based Sports Wearables

January 2, 2017 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

India based sports wearable startup Boltt Sports Technologies is going to showcase its products and solutions at the CES 2017, to be held in Las Vegas from 5th to 8th of January. The products will be exclusively unveiled at the launch event by Boltt on 6th January and will alsoRead More

Pi Datacenters Raises Rs 154 Cr Funding From Epsilon

Pi Datacenters Raises Rs 154 Cr Funding From Epsilon

December 15, 2016 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

Pi Datacenters or Pi, a data center startup based out of Andhra Pradesh, has raised investment of Rs 154 crore from Epsilon Venture Partners and an Australian private venture firm. Pi is headquartered in Amaravati, the state’s new capital, and offers data center and cloud services to enterprise customers. TheRead More

Quikr Acquires Stepni, Introduces Vehicle Maintenance Services

Quikr Acquires Stepni, Introduces Vehicle Maintenance Services

September 7, 2016 at 9:08 pm 0 comments

Quikr Wednesday said it has acquired Stepni, a platform that connects vehicle owners with service providers nearest to them. The strategic move strengthens the company’s service offerings under QuikrCars, its vertical that focuses on all types of automobiles including cars, bikes and commercial vehicles. It also opens cross-selling opportunities forRead More

Microsoft Appoints Bala Girisaballa To Head Its Accelerator Program

Microsoft Appoints Bala Girisaballa To Head Its Accelerator Program

August 30, 2016 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

Microsoft Tuesday appointed Bala Girisaballa as CEO-In-Residence to head its Accelerator program in India with effect from  August 1, 2016. Prior to this, Bala was with Zinnov as Partner & Practice head helping MNC R&D companies. Bala will lead the Accelerator’s efforts to help market-ready startups and entrepreneurs to scaleRead More

LafaLafa Raises Seedfund, Eyes Asia Expansion

LafaLafa Raises Seedfund, Eyes Asia Expansion

December 24, 2015 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

Coupons and cashback aggregating service provider LafaLafa has raised seed funding from Hong Kong based VC firm Vectr Ventures. This is Vectr Ventures’ first such investment in Indian startup ecosystem. LafaLafa, however, did not disclose the size of the investment. The company wishes to use the money in expansion andRead More