Can PlanetSpark Become The BYJU’S For English Language Learning?

Can PlanetSpark Become The BYJU’S For English Language Learning?

“Every edtech company has a breakout category, which drives 80% of its user adoption. For us, language learning courses have emerged as that category, based on our August 2020 numbers,” said PlanetSpark’s cofounder Maneesh Dhooper.

Startup Assisted learning startup Thinkerbell Labs can help identify high-risk zones by analysing COVID-19 data

Bengaluru-based Thinkerbell Labs, which makes Braille literacy devices for the visually impaired, is now using its technical expertise to help governments and businesses collect and analyse real-time data on COVID-19 through its new product, Chakravyuh.

Mission ‘Aatmanirbhar’: Start-up Clensta International employs 500 rural women to produce hygiene products

IIT-backed biotech start-up Clensta International and Amazon India in collaboration with the Pad Women of India Prachi Kaushik provided training to over 500 poor and rural women to produce hygiene products, thus making them Atmanirbhar during the lockdown.

DealShare explores O2O business model for offering last mile service

In an interaction with Express Computer, Rajat Shikhar, Founder & Chief Product Officer, DealShare, delves into Covid-19 disruption in the online retail space and how is DealShare tapping the opportunities in a technology-driven manner

Indian space startup Agnikul may be looking outside India to launch its rockets

Small rocket maker Agnikul Cosmos Private Ltd is looking at overseas rocket ports to launch its rocket with small satellites apart from the Indian rocket launch centres, said a top company official.

[YS Learn] How DealShare’s MVP ensured 30k customers in 20 days of launch

When the first wave of ecommerce hit India close to a decade back with the likes of Flipkart and Amazon, only people from top tier cities started ordering online. Tier II and III markets remained a distant dream.

Yulu rolls out 200 electric bikes in Gurugram: To expand to 500 EVs by 2021

Yulu, an e-mobility service provider, today announced a partnership with the Vatika Group – a Gurugram-based leading real estate developer. Yulu services will be available within Vatika’s residential and integrated townships in Gurugram. Vatika townships are designed to accommodate commercial spaces that offer several modern amenities. In the first phase, 200 electric two-wheelers – Yulu Miracle – have been deployed in the township and the company plans to double its fleet size in the city by early 2021. Yulu Miracle is a battery-powered, lightweight and compact two-wheeler that needs no registration or driving licence for operation.

Indian Angel Network invest in AI-based platform Data Sutram

Data Sutram, an artificial intelligence-based platform which helps businesses leverage location-based insights, has raised Rs 2 crore ($226,800) from members of the Indian Angel Network (IAN).

[Funding alert] Kolkata-based tech startup Data Sutram raises Rs 2 Cr from Indian Angel Network

Founded in 2018 by three Jadavpur University engineering graduates Rajit Bhattacharya, Aisik Paul, and Ankit Das, Data Sutram is an AI-backed platform that gathers intel from external data to provide location-based data intelligence.

Coup with a clone

Sumit Ghosh’s WhatsApp status—“hustling hard”—is an apt reminder of the push-and-shove game the 34-year-old entrepreneur has entered into. He has taken on the onerous task of attracting TikTok fans to his short-video app, Chingari. He wants to be the firecracker in the great void left behind by the banned TikTok.