Banasree Purkayastha

Articles By Banasree Purkayastha

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ZunRoof’s solar solutions: Smart utilisation of available electricity

After providing access to clean, smart and free electricity via solar, ZunRoof is now ensuring efficient utilisation of this energy through its IoT devices

Pranesh Chaudhary

Vegolution: Upping the protein quotient

This nutrition startup has launched a protein-rich bean-based food ingredient that’s ideal for vegetarians

Siddharth Ramasubramanian, CEO & Founder of Vegolution

Farm to fork: Where did these grapes come from?

Apeda’s Blockchain solution will help European Union importers track all details of grape consignments from India, right down to the location of the vineyard

Gurugram-based IT solutions provider Logicsoft has designed and developed GrapeNet as well as other traceability systems for Apeda.

Cloud For Startups: Building a sustainable cloud-based business

SUN Mobility and Karo Sambhav are among the many startups that have built their digital platforms on Microsoft Azure for their sustainability-themed business models

Chetan Maini, Co-founder & Vice Chairman, SUN Mobility

VIDEO TECHNOLOGY: MultiTV brings video ERP solutions for OTT platforms, virtual events

The company’s video technologies such as conversational video, graphics processing engine, video encoding and transcoding with low latency are powered by a comprehensive tech stack developed in-house

“We have been adding customers at a rate of two customers a day since July this year,” says Vikash Samota, founder & CEO, MultiTV.

A multi-supply chain network will mean better value for farmers, retailers: Thirukumaran Nagarajan, co-founder, Ninjacart

In the initial days of the lockdown, the first to be impacted was our network of distributors, farmers, retailers, and consumers.

Thirukumaran Nagarajan, CEO & Co-founder, Ninjacart

Gobbly: A fridge that sells fresh veggies

This startup marries the convenience of contactless delivery with self-selection of fresh produce through automated stores in apartment complexes accessed via an app

The USP of the Gobbly platform is its flexible tech architecture.

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.

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