Banasree Purkayastha

Articles By Banasree Purkayastha

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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 News

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 News

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 News

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 News

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 News

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 News

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.

Industry News

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 News

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.

Industry News

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 News

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 News

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.

Industry News

T9L: Turning a great idea into a viable business

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

Industry News

Marico Innovation Foundation: Mentoring startups, the Marico way

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

Industry News

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.

Industry News

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

Industry News 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.

Industry News

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.

Industry News

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.

atart up, start up industry News

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

Industry News

Tech in the showroom: Augmented reality adds sparkle at jewellery stores

Customers can try out every piece of jewellery at PC Jeweller via the AR experience on the iPad with StyleDotMe’s MirrAR platform.

Industry News

Troubled standing in a queue? Sminq a Pune based startup helps you beat it; here is how

The mobile platform for queue management allows users to send and receive updates about waiting times at crowded places and even helps them hold their spot in a queue without having to be physically present

sminq, atart up industry News

As Ruckus gears up for the new-age Wi-Fi, the US-based tech firm keeps an eye on the nascent IoT market in India

Ruckus’s technologies are tailor-made for solving unique challenges thrown up by the mega digital connectivity projects in India. The congestion of people, devices & bandwidth-hungry apps makes for challenges that current w

Industry News

Breaking the glass ceiling: Is it tougher for women-led start-ups?

A recent study by Boston Consultancy Group in the US reveals that businesses found by women ultimately deliver higher revenue.

Industry News

Flexiloans: Fintech start-up offers working capital, lines of credit, loans against invoices and more without collateral

The fintech start-up offers working capital, lines of credit, loans against invoices or POS transactions without requiring any collateral to SMEs

ecommerce platforms, FlexiLoans, ShopClues, flip kart, point of sale, HDFC Bank, citi bank asia News

Shunned by banks? Here’s the option for saving you from being broke

A slew of fintech start-ups are offering credit to young millennials, especially students, who are typically shunned by the formal banking sector

More and more young people are getting access to credit despite not having a CIBIL score, a steady salary or a regular job, thanks to a set of fintech start-ups. News

Taps that don’t go dry: This summer, water ATMs to the rescue

The mobile water dispensing systems from Swajal and JanaJal are providing safe drinking water in rural as well as urban areas with the help of IoT and solar energy, reducing use of plastic.

Every summer as temperatures across the plains of India cross the 40-degree Celcius mark, and throats go dry both in rural and urban India, the hunt for safe drinking water begins in earnest. News
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