startup

  • Weekend Ventures

    Weekend Ventures organizes hackathons and meetups for developers & tech startups across India. Thrice a year, they organize hackathons and meetups in major cities to bring together the most promising early stage teams to launch startups & pitch to the most sought accelerators & seed investors. WV has four initiatives which are taken up...
  • Practo and India-based a startup , has closed a $55 million Series D funding round

    source Techcrunch India-based Practo, a startup that helps consumers locate doctors and healthcare information, has closed a $55 million Series D funding round that will fuel an expansion into more emerging markets worldwide. The investment is led by Tencent, the Chinese internet giant that led Practo’s $90 million Series C in 2015,...
  • Tech startups unveiled their products and pitched investors at Alchemist Accelerator’s

    source Techcrunch Enterprise tech startups unveiled their products and pitched investors at Alchemist Accelerator’s 14th demo day in Santa Clara, Calif. on Jan 19th 2017. The companies ranged from a Stanford AI labs spinout, Eloquent Labs, to the hardware-makers like Amber Agriculture and PubInno, to lots of software-as-a-service and cybersecurity...
  • New York City based Slidejoy acquired by South Korean competitor Buzzvil.

    New York City startup Slidejoy has been acquired by South Korean competitor Buzzvil. Both companies offer a way for Android users to earn rewards in exchange for allowing ads on their lockscreens — in Buzzvil’s case, that’s both through its HoneyScreen consumer app and through its BuzzScreen platform for...
  • Passport Inc., a Charlotte based startup raised $8 million in a Series B round of funding

    Passport Inc., a Charlotte based startup which offers an enterprise software platform for parking and transportation customers, raised $8 million in a Series B round of funding . MK Capital led the investment in Passport, joined by Grotech Ventures and Relevance Capital. The new round brings Passport’s total capital raised...