[Funding alert] Fintech startup Klub raises $2M pre-seed, celebrates fundraise by planting trees

[Funding alert] Fintech startup Klub raises $2M pre-seed, celebrates fundraise by planting trees

Singapore-headquartered fintech startup Klub has raised $2 million in a pre-seed round from Surge, Sequoia India’s rapid scale-up programme, and a group of angel investors.

5 Delhi-NCR based foodtech startups that have raised funding amidst pandemic

RedSeer Management called cloud kitchens the “secret sauce to survive in the post-COVID restaurant market.” Here are a few Delhi-NCR-based foodtech startups who managed to raise funding amidst pandemic.

IIT Delhi Startups Launch Affordable Antiviral Protection Kit

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi incubated startups E-TEX and Clensta have teamed up and launched a complete antiviral protection kit for the masses at an affordable price on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary. This antiviral protection kit has been launched with an ambition to provide protective cover to people amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

IIT Delhi Startups Launch Affordable Antiviral T-shirts & COVID-19 Protection Lotion

On October 3, two startups at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi launched an affordable antiviral kit, that comprised of antiviral T-shirts and coronavirus protection lotion. According to a PTI report, E-TEX and Clensta’s products for the pandemic were launched at an event by the institute Director V Ramgopal Rao. The anti-viral kit consisted of Clensta protection lotion, hand sanitizer, E-TEX Kawach Antiviral T-Shirt, and Kawach Mask.

FileCoin to Immediately Dive into Defi With Mainnet Launch on Oct 15th

In a recent blog update, the team at Filecoin (FIL) provided October 15th as the most likely date for the mainnet launch. The mainnet will officially launch at epoch 148,888 which is expected to occur on the said date.

Agnikul signs agreement with Alaska Aerospace to test launch its rocket

Chennai-based small rocket maker Agnikul Cosmos has signed an agreement with Alaska Aerospace Corporation to test launch its launch vehicle — Agnibaan — from the Pacific Spaceport Complex – on Alaska’s Kodiak island in the US.

Filecoin DeFi Bridge to Bring Liquidity to Storage Marketplace

Filecoin, in the works since 2017, is expected to launch in two weeks. Two new DeFi tools should give the decentralized storage network a boost. With the Filecoin mainnet launch on the horizon, the decentralized file-hosting protocol will be getting a DeFi boost with help from Ren and Codefi.

ISRO to carry first-ever French payload abroad Venus mission scheduled for 2025

ISRO is scheduled to launch its Venus mission in 2025 and France will participate in it, French space agency CNES said on Wednesday. The VIRAL (Venus Infrared Atmospheric Gases Linker) instrument co-developed with the Russian federal space agency Roscosmos and the LATMOS atmospheres, environments and space observations laboratory attached to the French national scientific research centre CNRS has been selected by the ISRO after a request for proposals, it said in a statement.

Q India and leading social app Chingari enter content and marketing partnership pact

TORONTO and MUMBAI, Oct. 1, 2020 /CNW/ – Global media company QYOU Media has announced collaboration between The Q India and the Chingari App, the explosively growing short video platform. The two leading firms have formed a joint programming and marketing agreement featuring programming and content from The Q India on the Chingari platform.

Blockchain-based storage network Filecoin to launch mainnet in October

Decentralized storage network Filecoin expects to launch on mainnet on October 15, the Filecoin team announced in a blog post published Sunday.