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How this farmer’s son built an agritech startup to bring business and scale to agriculture in rural India.

Monday, December 16, 2019 by Yourstory

Gurugram-based B2B agritech ecommerce platform SmartFarms empowers farmers with information and essential products to reap higher profits. It has 60 smart hubs at present and aims to expand to up to 2,000 in the next year.

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Startup comes up with radiation-free device to detect cancerous lymph nodes

Monday, December 9, 2019 by Times of India

Times of India featured Irillic on May 2, 2019 in an article with the above title. The article talks briefly about the problem space and how the Irillic .nm is addressing the problem. The reporter interviewed few of our founders including Mr. BD Vijaya, CEO. They also verified the utility of...

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 by smetimes.in

India is currently brimming with new startups, SMEs and MSMEs every year and this offers a great opportunity to B2B travel aggregators for growth, said Rahul Chauhan, CEO and Founder, RoomsXpert. An increasing number of businesses have realized the importance of business travels and networking...

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5 Essential Tips for Your Next Business Trip

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/335325

In today’s digital world, we can communicate across different time zones at a moment’s notice. However, when it comes to brokering a big deal or fostering a solid and long-lasting business relationship, nothing beats face-to-face interaction. Globally, business travel spending is forecast to...

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Evolution of the Indian Travel Industry

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by https://www.incredible-india-info.com/?action=viewArticle&articleId=239/Evolution%20of%20the%20Indian%20Travel%20Industry/

India, which has the second fastest growing economy in the world after China in terms of GDP, has become a popular business market for online tourism and travel. The country also having the third largest number of internet users after China and U.S, has started using online booking of travel plans...

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Travel Industry - New Evolution

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by http://shinedelhi.in/?p=2303

Until about two decades ago, a typical Indian traveller would primarily visit pilgrimage destinations, and the only sources for travel planning were references from friends and family, travel magazines and travel agents. That has changed significantly now with a sharp rise in the growth of tourists.

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Essential Tips For Travel

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by https://www.india.com/travel/articles/5-essential-tips-for-your-next-business-trip-3712663/

No matter where you’re going, it is super important to prepare thoroughly for a business trip. Here are a few tips to ensure you enjoy as well as handle the stress that comes with it.

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To-build-the-biggest-sustainable-travel-ecosystem

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by http://bwhotelier.businessworld.in/article/To-build-the-biggest-sustainable-travel-ecosystem-Rahul-Chauhan-RoomsXpert.com/06-06-2018-151242/

RoomsXpert.com is an online hotel aggregator that provides the options of hotel chains and resorts from 70+ websites on one single screen. Conceptualized in the year 2016, it helps to make hotel room reservation in 87,500 cities in 190+ countries around the world.

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Growth Mantra with Roomsxpert

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by https://epaper.financialexpress.com/c/30411561

Business travel in India has become advanced and business travellers in India have graduated from one level to another.

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Unfolding Business Travel Potential: RoomsXpert

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by https://smestreet.in/interviews/interview-unfolding-business-travel-potential-roomsxpert/

here are a lot of travel agencies and Online travel operators that offer services which are designed to fulfil travel related needs of Indian businesses. One such startup is RoomsXpert. To know more about trends in the business travel industry, SMEStreet had an exclusive interaction with Rahul...

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Giving a new way of B2B hotel booking

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BF1PDIe281Q&feature=youtu.be

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Indian Travel Industry - What's New Coming

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by https://m.dailyhunt.in/news/india/english/news+patrolling-epaper-newspatr/evolution+of+the+indian+travel+industry-newsid-113556795

India, which has the second fastest growing economy in the world after China in terms of GDP, has become a popular business market for online tourism and travel. The country also having the third largest number of internet users after China and U.S, has started using online booking of travel plans...

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Evolution of the Indian Travel Industry

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by https://theworknews.blogspot.com/2019/04/evolution-of-indian-travel-industry.html

The Online Travel Market is estimated to garner $1,091 billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 11.1% during the forecast period 2016-2022. Online travel providers aim to ease travel planning and bookings for travelers.

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Evolution of the Indian Travel Industry

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by http://www.newspatrolling.com/evolution-of-the-indian-travel-industry/

The e-travel industry contributes to a majority of 88% growth of the Indian e-commerce industry.

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Changing Dynamics Of Corporate Travel In India

Thursday, December 5, 2019 by http://bwdisrupt.businessworld.in/article/Changing-Dynamics-Of-Corporate-Travel-In-India/19-05-2019-170675/?fbclid=IwAR3yTaqAoRssppPuYY-Ct8O0LIoIN4vFW

While travel and tourism is one of the largest and growing service sectors in our country, the economic uptick marks the escalation of corporate travel the most. When it comes to Business travel involving domestic or international trips by employees or organisations, India has emerged as the third...

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Eat, Stay, Love: This Cool Hostel Channels Bangalore And Wes Anderson

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 by Little Black Book

A nifty play on words give this hostel it’s name, and staying true to that, LoCul Uptown really is a good blend of local culture. Set in a quiet lane in Abshot Layout, near ITC Windsor and the Bangalore Golf club, you’ll know why this hostel is called Uptown. But with prices per bed starting at...

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Recap into a year of successful partnerships Read more at: https://yourstory.com/2019/11/togetherweprosper-intuit-circles-one

Sunday, December 1, 2019 by www.yourstory.com

The article(3rd from top) talks about successful completion of 1-year journey and how important financial health is for any startup

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Sunday, December 1, 2019 by thespoon.tech

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Saturday, November 30, 2019 by http://www.retail4growth.com

Bangalore-based tech enabled retail experience and analytics company ‘Inspired Kinematics’ is set to redefine the way Indian consumers shop for curated products in a unique phygital shopping environment powered with interactive product displays, technology and analytics.

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How ShopHolix and Forever 21 built a community of shoppers with Style Files

Saturday, November 30, 2019 by Social Samosa

ShopHolix and Forever 21 seamlessly interweaved offline activities to drive social media engagement and generate Style Files

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Shopholix raises Rs 1.5 crore in a pre-series A round led by veteran investor Munesh Khanna

Saturday, November 30, 2019 by Economic Times

The round was led by veteran investor Munesh Khanna, formerly with PwC along with participation from other individual investors in India and around the globe.

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Fashion startups to look out for in 2018

Saturday, November 30, 2019 by Economic Times

A rising maker-entrepreneur movement has provided home to emerging designers and apparel creatives to work on their products

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Shopholix - Aims at Enhancing the Experience of Shopping, Which Goes Beyond Just Purchase

Saturday, November 30, 2019 by Business World

Team BWDisrupt interacts with Hemant Upadhyay, Co-founder, Shopholix and spoke to him

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Taking Augmented Reality to the WorkFloor

Saturday, November 30, 2019 by Times of India

It talks about our past journey, the shift in strategy to Solution & Products, About our Product - Plutomen ARMS & our future plans of expansion.

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Digital media, menstruation, and mental health: how 27-year-old Kanika Agarwal is scaling heights as a parallel entrepreneur

Saturday, November 30, 2019 by yourstory

Kanika Agarwal quit her well-paying job in Singapore and started Passion Peers, a digital media agency that saw a 90 percent growth and $2 million (SGD) turnover in just two years of operations. Along the way, she also started two other companies, but Kanika's road to success has not been easy.

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Opinion: How BnB is changing the face of corporate travel?

Saturday, November 30, 2019 by Others

The concept of BnB became more popular since 2014 with house sharing network creeping into the business travel industry. The push by various companies providing BnB services has given this concept a great boost. Start-ups and small entrepreneurs have always preferred to opt for BnB services for...

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This Firm Uses Robots to Diagnose What’s Ailing Sewage Pipelines

Friday, November 29, 2019 by The Weather Channel

In India, the current urban water distribution and wastewater treatment network inefficient, with 40-50 percent of water lost in distribution due to leaks and illegal taps (Non-Revenue Water). Under 20 percent of wastewater is collected and treated, while the rest pollutes our groundwater, lakes,...

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Pune-based Fluid Robotics uses robots to manage and maintain urban water infrastructure

Friday, November 29, 2019 by Yourstory

In India, the current urban water distribution and wastewater treatment network inefficient, with 40-50 percent of water lost in distribution due to leaks and illegal taps (Non-Revenue Water). Under 20 percent of wastewater is collected and treated, while the rest pollutes our groundwater, lakes,...

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Biomall.in celebrates biz partnerships at India Lab Expo 2018

Friday, November 29, 2019 by Biospectrum

At India Lab expo, Biomall showcased its easy online purchase system to end users working in life science and pharma companies.

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This Mumbai-based Startup Brings Together India’s Lab Suppliers on One Platform

Friday, November 29, 2019 by Startup Success Stories

Biomall is a B2B online e-commerce marketplace dedicated to laboratory, life science and diagnostic products. It is India’s first ecommerce website which offers researchers and lab users’ laboratory products directly online using a secured payment gateway. It was established in the year 2016 by...

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MEET DR. S. JHAVERI: THE MANAGING DIRECTOR – BIOMALL.IN

Friday, November 29, 2019 by Bangalore Insider

Bangalore Insider, spoke to Dr. S Jhaveri, the managing director of India’s first online e-commerce marketplace focused on the life sciences and diagnostics verticals. Below are edited excerpts from our interaction.

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Applied Ventures awards three deep tech startup at pitch day event

Thursday, November 28, 2019 by TechCircle

Three deep-tech startups have won awards from Applied Ventures, LLC, a venture capital fund of Applied Materials, Inc at the pitch day event, held in Bengaluru. Pandorum Technologies (3D bio-printing), Falkonry (advanced analytics) and Shilps Sciences (single-cell transcriptomics) won the award...

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Applied Ventures Recognizes Disruptive Startups In India

Thursday, November 28, 2019 by Express Computer

Applied Ventures, LLC, the venture capital arm of Applied Materials, Inc., recognized several best-in-class deep-tech start-ups at a “pitch day” event held recently in Bengaluru. Three start-ups – Pandorum Technologies (3D bio-printing), Falkonry (advanced analytics) and Shilps Sciences...

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MedTech Innovator Announces Nesa Medtech as Winner at Singapore Pitch Event

Thursday, November 28, 2019 by https://medtechinnovator.org

Over 170 companies applied for the Asia Pacific program, and ten startups were selected to participate in the Singapore pitch event. Each company presented in front of a panel of industry judges and an audience of more than 150 attendees. Startups had the opportunity to network with MedTech...

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Nanighar in news

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by nanighar ghar se dil tak

Nanighar in different news channel

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XMACHINES - A startup that is building autonomous mobile Robots for Enterprises & Research sector

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by startupbyte.com

XMACHINES builds autonomous mobile robots for various applications in manufacturing and warehouse facilities, and for advanced academic robotics research. Xmachines has also established a research partnership with ICRISAT for use of their robots in agriculture.

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Fisixworld is changhing the future of gadgets repair industry

Saturday, November 23, 2019 by ANI NEWS

Fisixworld has brought a revolution in the gadget repair industry that caters to the needs of almost all strata of the society. It offers complete repair services for mobile, laptop and tablet. Among a ton of other companies that are presently offering gadget repair services, Fisixworld has...

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Will Technology Takeover Manpower

Friday, November 22, 2019 by Express Pharma Pulse

A note written by me on how technology in pharma domain is changing the landscape.

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Friday, November 22, 2019 by Your Story

New York-registered startup Gemeye is an example of just how the fourth industrial revolution has digitised traditional sectors like jewellery. The world is going digital and so is every industry, and technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and internet of things (IoT)...

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Agritech startup Smart Farms raises undisclosed amount from angel investors

Thursday, November 21, 2019 by Yourstory

Smart Farms aims to reduce the overall farming cost (by 20 percent) by providing an integrated system, along with an end-to-end logistics solution to the farmers, eliminating all middlemen. Along with that, the company is also developing a mobile-based application, which will provide guidance and...

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SmartFarms Agritech to disrupt farming sector with technology

Thursday, November 21, 2019 by The Asian Age

Smart Farms is determined to make agriculture a profitable business by reducing the overall farming cost by 20%. By providing an integrated system, they will be able to provide an end-to-end logistics solution to the farmers as well as eliminate all middlemen. Along with that, the user-friendly...

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Smart Farms Agritech Secures Angel Funding

Thursday, November 21, 2019 by TechCircle

With the first round of successful investment, Smart Farms will be able to reshape and solve one of the toughest problems in the Agri Products distribution network through technology.

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Starting up a business idea is all about asking the right questions

Thursday, November 21, 2019 by Hindustan Times 24th Aug 2019 (Pune)

Article on MedRabbits founder and raison d'etre.

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Home Control using voice and touch from just about anywhere in the world

Saturday, November 9, 2019 by Yourstory

Wozart is a group of inventors building high impact and sustainable products that enhance and simplify everyday human life. Wozart envisions a world, where every human being lives to their full potential. Our first creation is Aura - a retrofit, modular and wireless solution which connects home...

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Wozart Introduces the First HomeKit Compatible Product to India

Saturday, November 9, 2019 by https://homekitnews.com/

HomeKit is fast becoming more widespread and whilst adoption of this platform is probably at its most largest in the US and Europe, consumers in places like China and India are slowly adopting it into everyday usage as well. One such company based in Hyderabad, India is Wozart, who have released a...

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Startup Filmboard Movies launched to make filmmaking an organised, corporate business

Friday, November 8, 2019 by First Post

A startup that aims to make filmmaking an organised and systematic process was launched recently. Named Filmboard Movies Pvt Ltd, a B2B, the platform aims to organize the unglamorous, behind-the-scenes chaos in the Indian film industry. It is an aggregator that provides services to those in the...

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How This Young & Unique Startup Filmboard, Making A Mark In Media, Advertising & Film Industry

Friday, November 8, 2019 by Inventiva

People say that the two favourite topics for most people in India are cricket and films. Everyone seems to have an opinion about how Virat Kohli should have batted or how Sanjay Bhansali should have directed. Or how Deepika should have performed. Yet the world of films and how they get made still...

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An app to make filmmaking a breeze

Friday, November 8, 2019 by Midday

Legendary director Frank Capra was once quoted saying, "There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins! And the cardinal sin is dullness." These holy words are a formula to anyone who dreams of making compelling movies with believable characters. Film production, however, has never been unicorns and...

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The Innovation At Play In Tier 2: BIGShift Discovers 10 Startups From India’s Emerging Startup Hubs

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by INC42

With the aim of uplifting India’s Tier 2 startup ecosystem, BIGShift toured six cities across India over the past three months The tour began on July 19 in Chandigarh and concluded in Vizag on October 4 BIGShift gave a platform for over 30 startups to pitch their ideas in front of local...

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Kochi Takes Centrestage At BIGShift: Kerala’s Most Innovative Startups Come Together To Engage, Network And Pitch

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by INC42

On August 22 at the Integrated Startup Complex, Kochi, a gathering of over 50 people were engrossed as Dr Saji Gopinath, CEO, Kerala Startup Mission, took them through the workings and progress of the agency and the government for startups of the state. Reaching its third destination, the BIGShift...

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Startup Karnataka: 77 Startups Shortlisted For Elevate 2018 Incubation Programme

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by INC42

• Around 25% of the shortlisted startups are from outside Bengaluru • The Karnataka government has announced a funding of $3.25 Mn for Elevate 2018 • 25% of all qualified startups are women-led and, of these, over 95% are organisations where women are co-founders or CXOs

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Startup India and Brandie Cohort

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by Exchange4media

Got Selected in top 10 out of 15000 startups in India

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Tarrakki joins hands with Reliance Nippon Life AMC to provide Mutual Fund-linked ATMs Read more at: //economictimes.indiatimes.

Friday, November 1, 2019 by Economic Times

Talks about our partnership with Nippon to provide ATM linked MF withdraws.

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Tarrakki launches instant redemption facility

Friday, November 1, 2019 by Morningstar

Talks about our insta redemption features and debit card withdrawals.

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Making Bharat swachh and pretty: Jaipur-based Ecowrap is upcycling waste, generating employment

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by YourStory

With 40 OYO properties already on its client list, Ecowrap Environmental Solutions is helping manage garbage. The aim - a zero-waste Jaipur in 10 years.

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To build the biggest sustainable travel ecosystem: Rahul Chauhan, RoomsXpert.com

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by Business World

s the preferred brand for corporate hotels, Rahul Chauhan, Founder, RoomsXpert.com aims to adopt technology to the maximum and increase the current room nights of 40,000 to 4,00,000 annually in the next 2 years.

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Evolution of the Indian Travel Industry

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by Shine Delhi

India, which has the second fastest growing economy in the world after China in terms of GDP, has become a popular business market for online tourism and travel. The country also having the third largest number of internet users after China and U.S, has started using online booking of travel plans...

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Interview : Rahul Chauhan

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Financial Express

Our growth mantra is tech adoption & innovation.

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Unfolding Business Travel Potential: RoomsXpert

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by SME Street

There are a lot of travel agencies and Online travel operators that offer services which are designed to fulfil travel related needs of Indian businesses. One such startup is RoomsXpert. To know more about trends in the business travel industry, SMEStreet had an exclusive interaction with Rahul...

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India brimming with new startups, SMEs and MSMEs: RoomsXpert CEO

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by SME Times

India is currently brimming with new startups, SMEs and MSMEs every year and this offers a great opportunity to B2B travel aggregators for growth, said Rahul Chauhan, CEO and Founder, RoomsXpert.

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This electric auto rickshaw designed by IIT Kharagpur students could make you turn Ola, Uber away soon

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by www.edexlive.com

Manuj Agrawal, one of the students, explains to us why they wanted to create this vehicle and what makes it different from the electronic three-wheelers already in the market.

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IIT Kharagpur Students Develop New Electric Vehicle, Trial Run A Success

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by www.ndtv.com

In a bid to reduce vehicular pollution, a team of 50 students from IIT Kharagpur has developed an electric vehicle. The new green vehicle 'DESHLA', designed and built by the team, is set to pose a strong challenge to the current generation of three-wheeler autos and high-maintenance e-rickshaws,...

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This 'Make in India' electric vehicle by IIT Kharagpur will give us a smoother journey and a cleaner environment

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by www.indiatoday.in

While urban planners and transport department are working on plans to reduce pollution generated by vehicles, IIT Kharagpur’s new Make in India’ green, electric vehicle DESHLA has hit the road which will give tough competition to the current three-wheeler autos and high-maintenance totos.

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IIT Kharagpur Students Build A Home-Rechargeable Electric Three-Wheeler

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by inc42.com

The team is led by a mechanical engineering professor Vikranth Racherla The professor and students have now setup a startup to manufacture these vehicles The maximum speed of Deshla is said to be 50 Km/hr

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IIT Kharagpur’s Electric Three-Wheeler ‘Deshla’ Can Be Recharged at Home!

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by www.thebetterindia.com

Far more stable and jerk-free on bad roads, the fully indigenous ‘Deshla’ is not only clean and green, but also steals a march on conventional autos when it comes to safety, reliability, performance, and comfort!

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IIT KGP team develops electric vehicle to battle pollution

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by m.timesofindia.com

While urban planners and transport authorities are working on plans to reduce vehicular pollution, IIT Kharagpur's new green vehicle 'DESHLA' has hit the roads and can be expected to pose a strong challenge to the current generation of three-wheeler autos and high-maintenance Totos.

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AI-based Edtech startup Bodhi AI is helping students improve their scores

Monday, October 28, 2019 by Yourstory

School can be a difficult time for students, with multiple tests and examinations. While some students thrive under the constant pressure, what most seek is feedback that goes beyond what they get from their teachers so as to be able to improve their grades. Rajasthan-based startup Bodhi AI...

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whatsapp business story

Monday, October 28, 2019 by whatsapp

Today’s students face a unique problem – the problem of plenty. There is enough content available to help students study, but what works for one may not be the best solution for another, and it is not always engaging. These are the challenges that Jaipur-based Bodhi AI is attempting to...

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Best Independent Store Platinum Sales North Winner : Jewelove

Thursday, October 24, 2019 by CNBC TV 18

Jewelove was awarded the Best Independent Store for Platinum Sales in North India by Platinum Guild International.

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Game changing strategy

Thursday, October 17, 2019 by Invest India Magazine

GAME CHANGING STRATEGY Sporting careers are an accepted norm today. Training athletes to be world beaters requires continuous analysis of performance while they are being trained. Most training centers rely on the efficiency and experience of coaches in training. This leads to heavy load and at...

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Elevate 2019 Startup winners: Full list of 100 winners announced by Karnataka Govt

Thursday, October 17, 2019 by Indian Express

Full list of 100 startups picked as winners of Elevate 2019, a Karnataka government programme organised by the Department of IT-BT and Science and Technology.

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Finnant Designs - Where IOT met the Beverage Industry

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by Silicon India Startup City

Silicon India have done a cover story on Finnant Designs in their September 2019 Issue

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InnovationQore’s Turbostart programme To Fund 10 Startups Upto Rs 2 Crore Each

Sunday, October 13, 2019 by Nfa Post

The Bengaluru-based startup company will use Turbostart to facilitate the discovery of innovative early-stage startups, invest in them and help them with product and market validation, instant funding, industry connects and all customary business support. According to the company, the programme...

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Group of entrepreneurs create InnovationQore to assist startups

Sunday, October 13, 2019 by The Week

A group of experienced entrepreneurs have come forward to create InnovationQore and launched a nationwide programme—Turbostart—to identify and nurture top, innovative startups in the country. Their aim is to offer a funding of Rs 2 crore each to the startups identified.

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InnovationQore launches in India with Rs 50 crore funding start

Sunday, October 13, 2019 by Economic Times

Turbostart plans to invest and accelerate at least 100 startups in the next two years. The comprehensive startup-industry-academia framework programme aims to nurture these startups for a year. It will also provide assistance in product positioning, human resource management, brand and digital...

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