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    Munish jauhar
    As the CEO/Founder of GrayCell Technologies Exports, Munish Jauhar has been living the tech dream. Post his Masters in Computer Applications from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, an enriching stint with Quark Media House as Product Manager and a US-based start-up, Jauhar moved to the next level. To satisfy the entrepreneurial fire in his belly, he took the risk and set up GrayCell Technologies Exports in 2004. Today, GrayCell Technologies Exports has grown exponentially. The team has swelled to a formidable force of 70 highly skilled professionals placed in two office sites located in the prime business and commercial district of Chandigarh. He was awarded the prestigious Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award as the Most Promising Entrepreneur in 2011 for achievements in the software arena. One of the most difficult parts of starting a venture for any entrepreneur is finding that small bit of seed capital to get things going. To help and mentor young budding entrepreneurs, Mr. Jauhar launched GrayCell Ventures. His aim with GrayCell Ventures is not only to provide seed capital for start-ups in software, web, mobile and the cloud computing space but to act as mentor for the talent. GrayCell Ventures provides a combination of seed funding along with mentoring in a business accelerator environment for early stage startups

What We Offer

Having worked with hundreds of startups during his decade long journey as an entrepreneur, Munish has had first-hand experience of what pains and pangs constraint a startup faces. He works with early stage ventures to define the business plan and technology requirements. He also acts as an independent consultant and evaluator and the GCT Team can chip in whenever the venture needs development help or even a third eye perspective. He firmly believes that innovation and the right application is the key to success and loves to contribute to the tribe of pioneers that think differently and have the passion to turn their dreams to reality. He likes to work as a team with the new brigade of innovators. Our key USP’s include:

    • First hand industry experience that ensures high quality mentoring
    • Large talent pool of technology evangelists
    • Network of business and technology resources
    • Focus on the team and the product
    • Tangible inputs for isolating and minimizing Risk.
    • Follow the KIS (Keep it Simple) methodology

So let’s join hands and make future happen!

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Some of the companies we invested in

Some of our portfolio Companies featured in the media

Skylark Drones Raises $3 Mn Funding Led By InfoEdge Ventures, IAN Fund

Drone platform company, Skylark Drones announced today that it has secured $3 Mn in a pre-series A funding round co-led by investors such as InfoEdge Ventures and IAN Fund with participation from AdvantEdge Founders, Fowler Westrup, Redstart Labs, IKP and Vimson group. This follows the company’s previous seed funding round, which took place in 2018.

As Miners Leave Bitcoin in Droves, Space Allocation Dedicated to Filecoin and Chia Surges

A lot has been happening in the cryptocurrency mining space recently, as the industry is seeing a massive shift since the start of the bitcoin mining crackdown in various Chinese provinces. SHA256 hashrate dedicated to the Bitcoin (BTC) network has plummeted over the last few weeks and the hashrate drop caused the network’s mining difficulty to dip close to 28% this past weekend. Interestingly, this was the largest epoch mining difficulty drop BTC has ever experienced and in two weeks it may be even larger.

Oye! Rickshaw looks to invest $500 million over the next three years

Electric mobility start-up Oye! Rickshaw plans to invest up to $500 million (over Rs 3,700 crore) in the next three years to set up battery swapping infrastructure for electric three-wheelers across India, according to a top company official. The company, which is backed by investors such as Matrix Partners, Chiratae Ventures, Xiaomi and industrialist Pawan Munjal, will be putting in close to $20-30 million between this year and the next to accelerate its battery swapping business.

ETAuto #StartupAdda: Yulu to raise another USD 40 million for expansion

Bajaj Auto-backed micro-mobility startup Yulu’s claims revenue grew by 2.6 times in FY 2021 over the previous year. The fleet size swelled from 4,000 to around 10,000 vehicles. Yulu offering INR 10/km last-mile and first-mile connectivity is aiming to raise another USD 40 million to fund its next phase of expansion. Listen to co-founder and CEO Amit Gupta in a freewheeling chat with ETAuto Editor Nabeel A Khan at #StartupAdda.

Oye! Rickshaw looks to invest up to $500M over three years on battery swapping infra for electric 3-wheelers

Electric mobility startup Oye! Rickshaw plans to invest up to $ 500 million (over Rs 3,700 crore) in the next three years to set up battery swapping infrastructure for electric three-wheelers across India, according to a top company official. The company, which is backed by investors such as Matrix Partners, Chiratae Ventures, Xiaomi and industrialist Pawan Munjal, will be putting in close to $ 20-30 million between this year and the next to accelerate its battery swapping business.

Space unlocked: Now, private players in India can build and operate sites, launch rockets after getting government nod

India has decided to allow private companies to establish and operate rocket launch sites within and outside the country, subject to prior authorisation from the government. Similarly, any rocket launch (orbital or sub-orbital) from Indian or overseas territory can be carried out only with authorisation from Indian National Space Promotion & Authorization Center (IN-SPACe), an independent body constituted by the Government of India, under the Department of Space (DOS).

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