Startup pivot: From robots for solar panels to making ventilators

Startup pivot: From robots for solar panels to making ventilators

The Covid-19 outbreak has brought untold miseries to many businesses, but the healthtech landscape has grown through it, devising ingenious mechanisms and technologies to fight the public health crisis. According to DataLabs by Inc42+’s ‘India’s Healthtech Landscape In A Post-Covid-19 World Report 2020’, the size of the healthtech market in India is likely to touch $21 billion by 2025

Filecoin’s mainnet aims for the clouds of Web 3.0

Decentralized storage network Filecoin’s mainnet inches closer as the newly adjusted September 14 to 28 launch window hints at the genesis of data storage in Web 3.0.

Chingari, Roposo, Bolo Indya — homegrown social media apps that are helping users monetise online content

Amidst the coronavirus-led lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked Indians to become more aatmanirbhar. He urged Indians to be ‘vocal for local,’ following which many homegrown apps rose to prominence.

Agnikul Cosmos bags TiE50 Award

IIT Madras-incubated Agnikul Cosmos, which provides a dedicated launch vehicle for smaller satellites at a lower cost, has been conferred with TiE50 award. The award recognizes top technology and technology-enabled start-ups across the world, who will be awarded at its flagship conference TiECON 2020 at TiE’s Silicon Valley.

After Gurugram, E-bike Startup Yulu Starts Operations in Mumbai

Bengaluru-based electric bike-sharing platform Yulu has started its services in and around BKC, and Bandra East and Kurla stations in Mumbai. Backed by Bajaj Auto, the two-year-old startup had entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on January 31, 2020, for providing a total of 500 e-bikes at 25 different locations in these areas.

DealShare adds consumer electronic goods to basket

Bengaluru, Aug 31(UNI) DealShare, one of the fastest growing social e-commerce players, on Monday announced that they were expanding their product portfolio by adding consumer electronic goods to its range of offerings.

Chingari, YourQuote and Koo are the winners of the Aatmanirbhar App Innovation Challenge

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on Sunday talked about several homegrown apps which were recently awarded top prizes in the AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. In the latest of his monthly radio address ‘Mann ki Baat’, the Prime Minister said that the youth participated enthusiastically in the challenge. He noted that nearly two-thirds of the entries were made by the youth of tier-2 and tier-3 cities.

Meet the winners of AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge

In his Mann Ki Baat broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised some of the apps that were part of the AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. He mentioned that around 7,000 entries were received — most of which were developed by young entrepreneurs from Tier-II and Tier-III cities.

PM talks about Chingari app co-founded by Odia youth in Mann Ki Baat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ aired on Sunday mentioned about Chingari, a short video sharing and uploading platform, co-founded by Odia youth Biswatma Nayak

Blockchain Network Filecoin Looks to Disrupt Cloud Storage

A blockchain-based effort expected to be launched next month is intended to do nothing less than decentralize and disrupt the highly-concentrated cloud storage market.