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IDG Ventures and Axilor Ventures partner to fund frontier tech startups

Monday, March 6, 2017 | More »

L to R: Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Axilor Ventures and Sudhir Sethi, Chairman, IDG Ventures India
India-focused technology venture capital fund IDG Ventures India and Bangalore-based startup accelerator Axilor Ventures have come together to launch a programme to discover and fund early-stage startups in frontier tech sectors, the company said in a statement. Christened the Frontier Tech Innovato...

Hemanth Satyanarayana, CEO of Imaginate

VR startup Imaginate raises $500K from SRI Capital

Imaginate Technologies, Inc, an augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) startup, has raised Rs 3.35 crore ($500,000) in seed investment from venture fund SRI Capital, a top company executive told Techcircle. “The funds will be used to scale up operations in the US and run pilots with l...

17 February, 2017 | More »

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Xiaomi’s Barra joins Facebook to head virtual reality

Hugo Barra, who recently quit smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. as its global vice president, has joined social networking giant Facebook Inc. as its head of virtual reality. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post that virtual and augmented reality will be the next major computing platform. “Hugo ...

27 January, 2017 | More »

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Realty-tech startup Foyr.com raises funding from JLL

Foyr.com, a Hyderabad-based online interior designing and home décor startup, has raised funding from a new real estate technology investment vertical set up by property consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) India. The funding round comes more than a year after Foyr, earlier known as Renderlogy...

24 October, 2016 | More »

Arnav Ghosh, MD, Blippar India

Augmented Reality faces problems of perception, infrastructure in India, says Blippar country head

Augmented Reality (AR) is at a nascent stage in India, though some brands have begun to realise its potential. Globally, big brands such as PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Red Bull, McDonalds, Heineken and Audi have leveraged the potential of AR as a mass media platform. Blippar Inc is one of the startups helpi...

20 June, 2016 | More »

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This gaming startup will turn your neighbourhood into a virtual battleground

Two-and-a-half years ago a startup incubated within Google launched an online role-playing game based on augmented reality. Ingress, the game by Niantic Inc, has clocked 14 million downloads and added 1 million active users since then. A Hyderabad-based startup is now looking to recreate that succes...

17 June, 2016 | More »

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Meet the five startups selected for Oracle’s accelerator programme

A fin-tech company, an augmented reality solutions company and a mobile-first automated employee on-boarding platform are among the five startups selected by computer technology giant Oracle for the maiden edition of its startup accelerator programme. Christened Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator Prog...

6 June, 2016 | More »

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How Preksh takes the online shopper on a virtual tour of her favourite brick-and-mortar store

Do you at times feel you are leafing through a shopping catalogue when you are browsing through your favourite e-commerce portal? Do you find the listings too staid and the product photos all stacked the same way? While you do appreciate the convenience of online shopping, the fun of discovering som...

2 June, 2016 | More »

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Ed-tech startup Smartivity raises $1 mn from S Chand, AdvantEdge, others

New Delhi-based Smartivity Labs Pvt. Ltd, an ed-tech startup that deploys augmented reality and robotics for kids learning projects, has raised $1 million (around Rs 6.7 crore) in pre-Series A funding led by its existing investor S Chand & Co. Pvt. Ltd and early-stage investment firm AdvantEdge ...

16 May, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Ideaspring floats early-stage venture fund

Angel investors Naganand Doraswamy and Prashant Deshpande have joined hands with Patni Computers’ scions Arihant and Amit Patni, among others, to launch an early-stage venture capital firm Ideaspring to back technology startups in the country. The firm will essentially come at the seed-stage a...

22 April, 2016 | More »

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