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Introducing Byju Raveendran, Finalist of the 22nd EY Entrepreneur of the year 2020
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Introducing Byju Raveendran, Finalist of the 22nd EY Entrepreneur of the year 2020

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) program was launched to celebrate the entrepreneurial ingenuity, share inspiring stories and recognize achievements of budding entrepreneurs. This program recognizes exceptional people who create products and services that propel local and global economies forward. Marico chairman Harsh C. Mariwala was named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 who will represent India at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award (WEOY) in Monte Carlo from 4 – 7 June 2021. The 14 Finalists were selected by an eminent eight-member independent Jury Panel led by Uday Kotak, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Kotak Mahindra Bank.  Founder and Chief Executive Officer of India’s largest ed-tech company, Byju Raveendran was one among the 14 finalist...
Introducing Indian Startup “RailRestro”: Food delivery in train
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Introducing Indian Startup “RailRestro”: Food delivery in train

RailRestro provides online food in train at more than 300 railway stations in India direct from the restaurant at your seat. It is among the best E-catering services in India and committed to offering the best quality of food from favorite Restaurants during the journey. Having a large number of vendors’ networks to serve fresh, hot, and delectable food during the journey, RailRestro Specializes in delivering food in train while journey. Founder The 30-year-old, Manish Chandra is the co-founder, and director of Rail Restro whose company became an authorized e-catering service partner of IRCTC in 2017 and is currently their biggest food aggregator available through an app, website, and a call. Through its network of vendors and partnerships with restaurants within 5km radius of se...
Learn from the success story of India’s best Payment Platform : Paytm
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Learn from the success story of India’s best Payment Platform : Paytm

The founder of one of India’s most trusted technology brands,Vijay Shekhar Sharma has come a long way. As an entrepreneur, he has put his 110% effort to make his startup a success.Paytm is a payment gateway that provides payment services for customers and merchants. Year of Launch:2010 Founder:  Vijay Shekhar Sharma Industry: Fintech Estimated Valuation: $15 billion Investors: SoftBank, SAIF Partners, Alibaba Group, and Ant Financial. Paytm started out as a digital wallet in its initial days but has transformed into a completely new payments platform. It has been able to emerge as the top fintech company even after facing fierce early competition. Vijay had built his first company- ‘XS Communications’, a college-based startup that created Conte...
Introducing Incubator of the week Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati: Aims to encourage entrepreneurial initiatives
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Introducing Incubator of the week Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati: Aims to encourage entrepreneurial initiatives

An incubator is a collaborative program for startups usually physically located in one central workspace and designed to help them succeed by providing workspace, seed funding, mentoring and training. Earlypad believes in supporting early stage entrepreneurs to connect with incubators who help in business growth and conversion of new ideas into business opportunities. Incubator of the Week Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, the sixth member of the IIT fraternity, was established in 1994. At present the Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centres covering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and PhD programmes. ...
Earlypad Introduces Indian Startup of the Week: Puja Services
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Earlypad Introduces Indian Startup of the Week: Puja Services

The Vedic rituals are an integral part of Indian’s ancient culture. For ages, we have had temples full of rituals and yagyas performed by the priests. In this age of Technology, the present and upcoming generations are moving away from their cultural roots. With westernization taking over the culture, the age-old traditions are becoming extinct. To address these problems, a Hyderabad-based startup Puja services is ensuring that the Origins, History, Culture of Hinduism are not forgotten.  About Puja Services Puja Services is the most preferred Digital Platform for all Hindu Devotional needs and Spiritual services. Puja Services has been established to connect the current and future generations to Hinduism digitally. Vision Their vision is to bring "Inspiration and D...
Earlypad Introduces Indian Startup of the week:ShareChat
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Earlypad Introduces Indian Startup of the week:ShareChat

It doesn't matter if you run a small shop or a big company. Social Media is a very important part of your business marketing strategy. India's vast regional diversity has been an issue for most brands. But, networking by the utilisation of regional content has proved to be highly beneficial for most brands. It helps in more innovation and boosts business productivity. Hence, this week we have come up with one such interesting information about a Social Networking and Regional Content Platform, ShareChat. About ShareChat ShareChat is India's own Social Media App with more than 100 million users. It offers the content consumption and sharing platform only in Indian vernacular languages to cater to over 1.17 billion wireless network users of India. It is available in 15...
Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the Week: BluSmart
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Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the Week: BluSmart

Startups, technology and innovation are exciting and effective instruments for India's transformation.New startups embody the creativity and innovation of young people. Funding increases visibility and attracts the attention of the market. It adds value to business thereby increasing credibility among customers. This week Earlypad has come up with one such interesting startup story of an electric cab hailing app BlueSmart that is transforming Indian cities by providing 100% Electric,sustainable and most reliable mobility solutions. About Startup BluSmart Blu Smart Mobility is a provider of electric shared smart mobility platform for efficient, affordable, intelligent and sustainable transportation. Blu Smart is making people move smarter in Gurgaon and Delhi NCR. Vision an...
Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the week: Bolo Indya
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Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the week: Bolo Indya

Freedom is the golden promise of entrepreneurship. You can find freedom in starting your own business and certainly learn from how startups run in India. Earlypad has come up with another such interesting startup story about Bolo Indya which is preparing to help creators monetise their videos and betting high on transforming their social capital into financial independence.  About Startup Bolo Indya Bolo Indya is a short knowledge videos sharing platform in vernacular language. This Gurugram-based regional language short-video platform Bolo Indya claims to focus on content commerce for services unlike other short-video apps, which are being used for content commerce for brands. Vision and Mission Its main vision is to empower billion Indians to emerge as s...
Think and Learn, Byju’s parent makes $300 million cash offer for WhiteHat Jr
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Think and Learn, Byju’s parent makes $300 million cash offer for WhiteHat Jr

BYJU'S parent has made a $300 Mn all cash offer for WhiteHat Jr and is looking to spend $150 Mn for Doubtnut a week after raising funding  from Silicon Valley investor Mary Meeker’s Bond. Byju’s is reportedly in advanced negotiations to acquire Doubtnut, a two-year-old learning app, for as much as $150 million as an all-cash transaction. BYJU'S is currently leading the edtech market with 57 Mn users. Byju's was founded in 2008 by Divya Gokulnath and Byju Raveendran, offering a learning app, which was launched in 2015 and has learning programmes for students in classes IV-XII along with courses to help students prepare for competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT, IAS, GRE, and GMAT. It has raised a total of $1.5B in funding over 15 rounds. Their l...