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India’s education technology startup bags $25,000 global tech prize

India’s education technology startup bags $25,000 global tech prize

The Next Billion Edtech Prize 2019, run by UK-based Varkey Foundation, recognises the most innovative technology destined to have a radical impact on education in low income and emerging world countries.(Getty Images) India’s education technology startup ‘Dost Education’ has bagged a $25,000 tech prize along with two other winners from Tanzania and Egypt. The Next [...]

April 10, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on India’s education technology startup bags $25,000 global tech prize

Banking, retail, and healthcare are biggest adopters of startup technologies: Report

Banking, retail, and healthcare are biggest adopters of startup technologies: Report

The digitisation amongst enterprises leads to increasing adoption of startup technologies. With 50 percent of enterprise-ready startups, banking, retail, and healthcare are the top adopters of the enterprise technology solutions, according to the Ecosystem Report on Enterprise ReadyStartups 2016 released by Microsoft Accelerator. In the wake of digital transformation across sectors, deep technologies companies are [...]

November 11, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Banking, retail, and healthcare are biggest adopters of startup technologies: Report

Is technology the best way to a quick startup success/exit?

Is technology the best way to a quick startup success/exit?

Time for some great news! A three-year old startup from Hyderabad, Tuplejump, is being acquired by Apple. They were in the big data space building a product that allowed use of nosql databases. This bring us to one question — when starting up, how does one pick the idea to pursue? Sometimes, there are a [...]

September 29, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Is technology the best way to a quick startup success/exit?

How a startup burned through $700,000 in 10 months then lied about back pay, former employees say

How a startup burned through $700,000 in 10 months then lied about back pay, former employees say

Penny Kim, a marketing professional with a short one-month career at a Silicon Valley startup, shared a detailed account of one of the ugliest startup stories we’ve ever heard. Her tale started with a job offer in July of $135,000 a year plus equity, a $10,000 signing bonus for relocation expenses (she was moving from [...]

August 31, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on How a startup burned through $700,000 in 10 months then lied about back pay, former employees say

Here’s Why Apple Acquired This Health Startup

Here’s Why Apple Acquired This Health Startup

Apple has acquired Gliimpse, a personal data collection startup, for an undisclosed sum. The move, which was earlier reported by Fast Company, should bolster Apple’s broader ambitions to expand its presence in the health industry. Gliimpse was founded in Silicon Valley in 2013. According to its website, the company’s goal is to create “personalized and [...]

August 23, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Here’s Why Apple Acquired This Health Startup

Apple Acquires Personal Health Data Startup Gliimpse

Apple Acquires Personal Health Data Startup Gliimpse

Apple’s ambitions in the health sector continue to expand, with its digital health team making its first known acquisition—personal health data startup Gliimpse,Fast Company has learned. Silicon Valley-based Gliimpse has built a personal health data platform that enables any American to collect, personalize, and share a picture of their health data. The company was started [...]

August 23, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Apple Acquires Personal Health Data Startup Gliimpse

7 Startup Pitfalls Can Kill Your Business Growth

7 Startup Pitfalls Can Kill Your Business Growth

In my role as an advisory board member for several startups, I’m always excited to see that initial surge of revenue from a great rollout campaign. Unfortunately, many passionate entrepreneurs read this initial surge as success, and charge ahead with more of the same passion, leading to a series of potential pitfalls that can quickly [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on 7 Startup Pitfalls Can Kill Your Business Growth

Ernst & Young Startup Challenge seeks blockchain solutions

Ernst & Young Startup Challenge seeks blockchain solutions

The multinational professional services firm, Ernst & Young (EY), recently announced a Startup Challenge in London, to “explore how blockchain technology can tackle challenges in digital rights management and energy trading.” With headquarters in London, EY has more than 700 offices in over 150 countries. The company employed212,000 people in 2015, with total global revenues [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Ernst & Young Startup Challenge seeks blockchain solutions

Know Which Startup Was Able To Raise Funding From Bertelsmann, SAIF, And Matrix

Know Which Startup Was Able To Raise Funding From Bertelsmann, SAIF, And Matrix

At a time when getting funding has become harder more than ever, it’s only a wonder if they do more than that. To everyone’s surprise, raising a funding of 112 Cr in the Series B is the Bengaluru-based technology-enabled chain, Treebo Hotels. The round was led by Bertelsmann India Investments (BII), the strategic investment vehicle of the international [...]

July 26, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Know Which Startup Was Able To Raise Funding From Bertelsmann, SAIF, And Matrix

Google buys French startup behind technology that helps machines see

Google buys French startup behind technology that helps machines see

Google today announced a deal to buy Moodstocks, a French startup behind technology that helps smartphones recognise whatever they are aimed at. Moodstocks caught the US technology giant’s eye for its work in computer vision and machine learning, as well for accomplishments in enabling smartphones or other mobile devices to recognise images and objects. Google [...]

July 7, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Google buys French startup behind technology that helps machines see