Gurgaon-based startup accelerator Global Super Angels Forum (GSF India) has selected five startups which constitute its fifth batch for its accelerator programme. GSF has invested $65,000-100,000 in each of these startups which will be heading to San Francisco and Tokyo in March to network with the tech ecosystems there.
The investment team for this batch of startups includes GSF founder Rajesh Sawhney; Hiro Mashita, M&S PTE; Anand Chandrasekaran, Head of Platform and Product Partnerships at Facebook; Sumesh Menon, Founder of U2opia Mobile and Woo; Dinesh Agarwal, Founder of IndiaMart; Ashish Toshniwal, Founder of Y Media Labs, San Franscisco; and Sri Peddu, Powerhouse venture.
The 5 selected startups are:
Founded by Vishwa Krishnakumar (IIT-Roorkee Alumnus) and Ankur Rawal (NIT-Suratkal Alumnus), Bengaluru-based YellowAnt is an Intelligent bot assistant for the workplace that resides in team chat application like Slack or Skype, which not only gives a 360 degree view of team members’ work, but also lets them take quick actions in a simple and easy way.
Founded by Jagdish Repaswal, Pallav Kumar and Rahul Chandra, Gurgaon/New York based HeyMojo is an Unified Messaging Service for hotels, restaurants and food delivery companies. Available 24×7, in multiple languages on facebook messenger and other such platforms it let hotels increase their direct bookings by directly engaging with its website and Facebook page visitors where guests will be able to book, view hotel amenities, tripadvisor reviews within the chat window.
Founded by IIT-Delhi alumni Abhinav Kumar Gupta and Ankit Agarwal, Gurgaon-based SilverSparro is a deep learning tech startup which is working in solution offerings such as – face detection, Photo OCR, question similarity search and object detection to uniquely identify objects in a photographs.
Founded by Nitin Agrawal, Vijay Kuppa, Swati Aggarwal and Yogesh Powar, Oro is a Mumbai-based tech-enabled investment platform which claims to be India’s First Zero Commission Investment Platform. It is essentially a provider of tech-enabled, automated wealth-management tools which enable retail investors and financial intermediaries to easily access high quality, unbiased advice and investment support for themselves and their clients.
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One of the most active accelerators in the country, GSF’s new programme comes after a break following the graduation of its previous batch in February 2016.
Starting from this year onwards GSF now wants to intake startup batches more frequently, at least twice a year. “This year, it is going to be two batches and the goal is to ultimately do three batches a year by 2018,” said Rajesh Sawhney, founder of GSF.
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