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Introducing India’s Budding Angel Investor:Ankush Gera
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Introducing India’s Budding Angel Investor:Ankush Gera

Funders Gallery Founders are responsible for building companies for creating the right culture to promote innovation and growth. The company’s vision should be an interpretation of their own ideas and execution. An idea requires funding in its journey and angel investors are the ones who provide capital for startups to grow. Who? Ankush Gera, the Founder/CEO at Junglee Games is a stage agnostic angel investor. He previously founded Monsoon Company, a boutique software company that was acquired by Capital One which helped Yammer, TOMS, Zazzle, HP, and other fortune 100 clients launch their mobile experiences. Ankush is a limited partner in funds Metastable, Upshift, Fearless.vc, Tandeme, Kae Capital and a Venture Partner at Unshackled. He is on the board of Kunai, Kintohub and
Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor:Kunal Bahl
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Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor:Kunal Bahl

Funders Gallery We believe ideas are worthless until you get then out of your head and see what they do and it it is a base when it comes to business as a whole. Whether its an initial period or an expansion phase for a business, it requires funding in its journey. We at Earlypad are conducting Market Research and introducing active investor profile in our Funders Gallery to help startup founders with ready to access information. Who? Kunal is the co-founder and CEO of Snapdeal Private Limited, India's largest no-frills, value focused marketplace. Previously, he has also worked at companies such as Deloitte Consulting and Microsoft in the US. Kunal is an engineer from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a business degree from The Wharton School. He loves backpacking through ...
Uber- Bajaj Partnership marks the Installation of Safety Partitions In One Lakh Auto Rickshaws
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Uber- Bajaj Partnership marks the Installation of Safety Partitions In One Lakh Auto Rickshaws

Ride hailing company Uber and automaker Bajaj have partnered with each other to install safety partitions in one lakh auto rickshaws in India. This marks a healthy collaboration in times of the pandemic.  The installation makes Uber auto rides safer for both the driver partner and the passengers.  The safety partition also improves the brand trust and value for both Uber and Bajaj.  This partnership will make travel in the new normal safer for both riders and the driver. Face masks, hand sanitizers and vehicle disinfectants will also be distributed to 1 lakh auto rickshaw drivers across 20 cities including New Delhi, Gurugram, Mumbai and Pune to ensure adequate safety for both Uber drivers and passengers.  The other cities include Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mysore and Madurai.
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...
Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor: Dr Apoorva Ranjan Sharma
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Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor: Dr Apoorva Ranjan Sharma

Funders Gallery We believe an idea is a base of a pyramid when it comes to business as a whole.Whether its an initial period or an expansion phase for a business, it requires funding in its journey. We at Earlypad are conducting Market Research and introducing active investor profile in our Funders Gallery to help startup founders with ready to access information. Who? Dr. Apoorv Sharma is the cofounder & President of Venture Catalysts - Asia’s first integrated incubator and has been rated No. 1 Early Stage Investor in 2017 by leading national media. He is also Board Member at TiE Mumbai and one of the founding fathers of startup ecosystem in India. He has created over dozen incubators & accelerators, incubation funds and family office funds i.e. VentureNursery, Amity Inn
Jio partners with Google to create android based Operating System
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Jio partners with Google to create android based Operating System

Google’s investment in Jio is a great sign for the Indian digital growth. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Wednesday announced that its telecommunications arm, Jio is partnering with Google to develop an Android-based operating system that will feature in entry-level smartphones. This is a rare instance where two competitors Google and Facebook have co-invested. Jio has already brought massive growth to India's digital explosion by expanding internet access all over. With a partnership with Google to develop entry-level 5G-enabled smartphones, Jio is going to bring rapid digitization to the 350M feature phone users in India. This will significantly expand India’s digital economy once again, and boost up the Indian startup & venture
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
Earlypad Introduces Bengaluru based  healthcare startup: Address Health
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Earlypad Introduces Bengaluru based healthcare startup: Address Health

Some businesses in India have learned to stop worrying and embrace the global pandemic.For a handful of startups, the pandemic has meant accelerated growth. Startups that understand the new definition of ‘normal’ will try to bring out the best in themselves by grabbing new opportunities and identifying new customers. So, we at Earlypad introduce the startups that are rocking 2020. About Startup Address Health AddressHealth is a pioneer in pediatric primary healthcare. AddressHealth is today, India’s largest school health provider. It is backed by social impact funds -Gray Matters Capital and Unitus Seed Fund. It is also a winner of “The Stars in Global Health-7” awarded by the Grand Challenges Canada. Vision & Mission Address Health vision is to ensure every child a
Earlypad Introduces US Funded Startup AHANA
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Earlypad Introduces US Funded Startup AHANA

We all know that US is the largest economy in the world having huge number of startups and tech companies .It has massive venture capital ready to back promising businesses. The US has positioned itself as a perfect place for companies aiming for massive growth.We at Earlypad introduce a US funded startup, Ahana,a presto based analytics startup. About Startup: Ahana Cloud Inc. Ahana was founded as the first company focused on bringing PrestoDB-based ad hoc analytics offerings to market and working to foster growth and evangelize the Presto community. Presto Database PrestoDB is an open source distributed SQL engine that allows analytics across entire organization. Presto is a federated, distributed SQL query engine that runs on a cluster of machines. It enables interact...