Banasree Purkayastha

Articles By Banasree Purkayastha

102 Articles

Work-from-home solutions: How Accops delivering business continuity amid Covid

Workspace virtualisation firm Accops has empowered over 100 enterprises to get their critical functions up and running in the pandemic-hit environment

Vijender Yadav, CEO & co-founder, Accops

PM Modi to launch facility to ‘honour’ honest taxpayers on Thursday

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in a statement cited the fact that last year the corporate tax rates were reduced to 22% from 30%, and for new manufacturing units the rates were reduced to 15%.

It is not immediately clear if the platform to be launched by Modi will provide for specific incentives to honest taxpayers.

Illumnus: Taking the entire school online with features like video lectures, assignments, online exams

The startup’s SaaS-based learning management system is available to educational institutions on a Re 1 per day per student’ basis

Akash Singhal, co-founder & CEO, Illumnus

CredGenics: How this debt resolution platform is combining power of AI with data science to help banks, NBFCs

With loan defaults set to surge post the RBI moratorium, this debt resolution platform is combining the power of AI with data science to help banks, NBFCs and lending startups recover their money.

LegitQuest: Now, millions of law case records at your fingertips

This startup has created an online database supported by search features that use natural language processing and deep learning to browse millions of law case records

Karan Kalia

Agri-tech: Harvesting benefits of tech at the mandi

Private e-mandis, farm-to-fork startups and location tracking & geo-fencing tech platforms are helping farmers sell their produce amidst the lockdown.

Indian entrepreneurs are sensitive to local consumer preferences: Yuki Kawamura of AET Fund

Content is increasingly being consumed across an array of devices and platforms, which has shifted the onus away from non-digital platforms while simultaneously heralding the fragmentation of this audience base.

Stanza Living: More than a hostel

The student co-living space provider has an inventory of over 47,500 beds across 44 clusters in 10 cities.

Anindya Dutta, co-founder, Stanza Living

Hungerbox: Foodtech startup bridges gap between consumers, institutions, food vendors

This institutional foodtech startup serves as a bridge between consumers, institutions and food vendors

HUNGERBOX, office lunch, hospital cafeteria, office canteen, college mess, hospital cafeteria, Gross Food Value, Health Module

AI and data analytics are a part of every loan sanctioned at Clix: Katerina Folkman, Head of AI and Analytics, Clix Capital

Psychometric questions that are traditionally used for HR interviews are now redesigned to assess financial savviness and integrity of the applicants.

Katerina Folkman, Head of AI and Analytics, Clix Capital

Mall91: Vernacular social commerce platform selling online to rural India

Mall91 is available in several Indian languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telegu, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam and Marathi

Nitin Gupta, founder and CEO, Mall91

Bridgefy: Messaging app that will help you connect without internet

The mesh messaging app uses Bluetooth connections to form its own network, bypassing the internet or cellular networks.

The Bridgefy app uses end-to-end RSA encryption on private direct and mesh messaging

Lo Foods: Healthier foods customised for Indian palate

The startup has a range of low-carb and keto-friendly packaged foods customised for the Indian palate

Lo Foods, Healthier foods, healthy snacks, Sudarshan Gangrade, Bengaluru, indian cooking, NABL certified laboratories

InnAccel: The Medtech startup that is innovating to save lives

This medtech firm’s IP-protected, globally certified medical devices are designed, engineered, and priced, for India and global emerging markets.

Get hot meals at your boarding gate

Air passengers can soon order meals from F&B counters in the airport on the GrabbnGo app and get it delivered at the boarding gate, all without having to stand in queue

GrabbnGo, hot meals, boarding gate, flight, breakfast, SME

How travel tech startups planning a perfect holiday

With every wave of tech disruption a new breed of travel tech startups come up, each solving unique painpoints of different customer segments.

AI and data analytics helping health and fitness apps design tailormade plans

Technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and data analytics are helping health and fitness startups design tailormade plans for their finicky customers

Faacto , helath sector, health industry

Vahdam Teas: Now get garden-fresh tea anywhere in the world in less than two weeks

This online tea retailer delivers premium quality, garden fresh Indian teas to consumers around the world in less than two weeks

Vahdam Teas, garden fresh tea, Bala Sarda, Fireside Ventures, tea exported, Darjeeling First FlushBlack Tea, black teas, green teas

Magneto CleanTech: This startup aims to provide clean air in large buildings

This startup has developed a magnetic, filterless product that integrates with existing air conditioning systems to provide clean air in large buildings.

T9L: Turning a great idea into a viable business

A startup studio, T9L has helped over 18 startups taste success.

Marico Innovation Foundation: Mentoring startups, the Marico way

Currently, 37 startups in the agri cohort are being helped by the foundation’s Innovate2Cultivate programme

M1xchange: Startup brings unique trade receivables discounting system for better flow of funds to MSMEs

Online bill discounting platform M1Xchange aims to improve the flow of funds to MSMEs by reducing the realisation cycle of trade receivables.

Concerned about your child’s safety? SkoolSmart is the tracking tool you always needed

The security solutions deploy IoT devices packed with RFID, GPS, GPRS and Wi-Fi based video surveillance technologies

Fastfox.com: AI-powered startup aims to suggest best properties to users

FastFox was started in 2016 by Pandey along with Mukul Bhati who is the chief technology officer of the venture. It has raised funds close to $7 million from LightSpeed India Partners and Blume Ventures.

SQUATS: New startup focuses on physical fitness

While the start-up’s strength is its Facebook fitness community, it has now launched offline centres in six cities to cater to a wider audience.

Tonetag: This new startup uses sound waves to enable payments on any device

This fintech start-up uses sound waves to enable payments on any device.

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IBSFINtech: Startup by 3 legacy bankers offers complete financial solutions to corporates like Maruti Suzuki, JSW Steel

The niche start-up offers comprehensive treasury and trade finance solutions to many Indian corporates

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