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Meet on ‘Internet of Things’ on Monday 19.1.2018 Hindu: News
The Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) has planned a one-day Internet of Things (IoT) conference at Technopark here on Monday.Being organised jointly with the ...
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Start-up collective in Kerala draws up scheme to groom student engineers 19.1.2018 BusinessLine - National
A ‘disruptive’ idea brewing in the start-up ecosystem in Kerala could well see trained college students being offered ‘guaranteed’ good salary packages. This is what the Startup Village Collective (S...
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Startups hampered bylack of engineering skills 18.1.2018 Hindu: Home
New initiative to equip students with industry knowledge
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Global digital health VC funding up 42% at $7.2 bn 18.1.2018 General News
Venture capital (VC) funding, via private equity as well as corporate, jumped 42 per cent to a record USD 7.2 billion in the digital health sector globally last year through 778 deals, says a report. According to Mercom Capital Group, the sector saw USD 5.1 billion in 622 deals in 2016. The total corporate funding for Healthcare IT companies including debt and public market financing climbed to USD 8.2 billion in 2017, 47 per cent increase from the USD 5.6 billion raised in 2016. Since 2010, the digital health sector has accumulated USD 26 billion in VC funding in 3,450 deals and almost USD 8.6 billion in debt and public market financing (including IPOs), taking the total to USD 34.3 billion. "Artificial intelligence and Data Analytics companies had a breakout year with over a billion dollars raised," Mercom Capital Group CEO and Co-Founder Raj Prabhu said. M&A activity, on the other hand, has been declining slightly over the last few years, he said, adding that ...
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Healthcare startup Carestack to be Anchor Partner in Kerala 18.1.2018 General News
Startup Village Collective, India's first digital incubator for college students, has launched its Product School programme with leading healthcare company Carestack as Anchor Partner in Kerala. "The need to launch the Product School emerged from the fact that we have not been able to build successful campus startups said Sanjay Vijayakumar, Chairman, HYPERLINK "http://SV.CO"SV.CO told reporters here today. It has been launched to teach students the knowledge and skills required to build world-class startup products and create engineers who can work in startups that compete at a global level, he said. Admission to the Product School will be for student developers who form teams and compete in a coding challenge to build a website that displays crypto-currency prices.
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Govt working towards making entire system innovation-friendly to create `new India`, says PM Modi 17.1.2018 Zee News : India National
PM Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu held a roadshow in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
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BMC may soon fund start-ups that help solve civic problems 16.1.2018 Hindustan Times - mumbai
The BMC has tied up with Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay’s (IIT-B) Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) that runs a similar start-up cell
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How the treadmill meetings have become Wall Street's new steak dinners 13.1.2018 News
The sweatwork trend is growing in the finance industry
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Healthureum announces Blockchain-based ecosystem to administer medical care 13.1.2018 General News
Estonia-based health-focused startup Healthureum on Saturday announced a Blockchain-based 360-degree ecosystem for administering medical care in a reliable and accurate manner.With the help of Blockchain, it will be easier to track the transaction nodes between the key participants like drug manufacturers, wholesalers, pharmacists, and medical representatives, thus securing the product information, combating the problem of counterfeit drugs, and contributing to overall drug traceability on the smooth road.Healthureum's platform is designed on the Ethereum-based blockchain using smart contract technology to significantly improve efficiency and interoperability of healthcare services. Blockchain technology will help connect all hospitals on a global scale, thereby improving the rate at which information is shared between these institutions."India is one of the key markets for us and we will soon be launching token generation event, and will also announce new partnership and ...
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Israel's rise, thrilling mystery and mythology (IANS Books This Weekend) 12.1.2018 General News
Know about the pivotal moments in Israel's rise and explore what makes for a great leader; read about the deadly limits that a person can go to because of a ruined childhood; take an insightful look at the grand matriarch of the Kuru family and the woman who set off the sequence of events that ended in the bloody battle of Kurukshetra; and explore the comprehensive and well-rounded character of Ravana.
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Here are 5 unique startups to earn from unused inventories 12.1.2018 General News
Who wouldn't be interested in earning from their unused inventories?Be it home, electronics, furniture, books, car or fashion, these Startups will help you gain that extra money:RENTSHER: Experience RentingThe online renting platform helps you to de clutter your unused /not so frequently used products to earn some pocket money. The platform is keen on renting out products like electronics and appliances, furniture, party and games, sports and fitness, books, medical equipment's, apparel and fashion travel accessories.Login and upload your product snap and fill in some simple details about yourself and about the product you want to rent out also you can decide the rental pricing. When the product is booked on the website, the team will get in touch with you for the pickup of the product.Airbnb: Be a host and earn moneyNo matter what kind of home or room you have to share, Airbnb makes it simple and secure to earn money and reach millions of travelers looking for unique places to stay, .
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Puro launches India’s first ‘affordable’ Healthy salt 12.1.2018 Central Chronicle
Startup India recognized company that promises a healthy lifestyle without compromising on taste & budget.... more »
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When the start-up sector tapped into tradition 12.1.2018 Hindu: Home
‘Start-up Pongal’ offers entrepreneurs a chance to network
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HealthAssure to invest USD 15 million to strengthen healthcare services 12.1.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 11 (ANI): Healthtech firm HealthAssure on Thursday announced their intent to invest USD 15 million over the next three years in order to strengthen their already extensive primary care
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OurCrowd Launches $100 million Cognitiv Fund 11.1.2018 Deccan Herald - Business
OurCrowd, Israel-based global equity crowdfunding platform, on Thursday announced the launch of Cognitiv, a specialized $100 million global fund. According to OurCrowd release, the fund is focused on early-stage companies that leverage AI, deep-learning, IoT, robotics and digital manufacturing to become tomorrows category leaders. Cognitiv is the 12th fund to launch for funding on OurCrowds platform and will give investors access to approximately 20 companies, with initial investments in EquityX, KolGene and FreshKeep. Cognitiv is a direct result of the success of OurCrowd First, the first fund entry by OurCrowd, raising approximately $12 million, closing in May 2016. Cognitiv is led by three storied entrepreneurs, collectively responsible for creating value in the billions of dollars. Cognitivs newest General Partner, Avi Reichental is the former President and CEO of 3D Systems. Reichental partnered with OurCrowd Firsts Eduardo Shoval and Yori Nelken, both of whom come with highly successful track ...
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HealthAssure to invest $15 mn to strengthen biz 11.1.2018 General News
HealthAssure, a health-tech platform, today said it will invest USD 15 million (over Rs 95 crore) over the next three years to strengthen its primary care network in the country. Started in 2011, HealthAssure provides access to 3,100 primary care centres across 1,000 cities and connects insurers and corporates through its platform. "We plan to invest USD 15 million over the next three years. This will go towards network enrichment, creation of more products, strengthening IT infrastructure and distribution," HealthAssure founder and CEO Varun Gera told PTI. He added that by 2020, it expects to reach 2.5-3 million customers. The company currently has serviced one million customers through their B2B model. It works with companies like Apollo Munich, Max Bupa, Cigna, ICICI Prudential, Royal Sundram, Loreal, FedEx, Deloitte, Max Life, among others. Gera said the company, which has already hit profits, is also looking at exploring international markets. "We are looking at ...
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Govt Homeopathy Body Slams ‘Bridge Course’, Indian Medicine Council Supports Different Idea of It 11.1.2018 The Wire

The health ministry’s proposal of a “bridge course” for doctors of homeopathy and Indian medicine is being rejected by homeopaths and allopaths. Those with Indian medicine are supportive, but of a very different idea.

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AskArvi launches insurance over a mobile chat 10.1.2018 General News
Ever felt frustrated while buying insurance? You are not alone? Insurance has always been difficult for most Indians because of complex policy wordings and lengthy documentation.What if insurance buying was made so easy that people can buy insurance over a mobile chat? That's exactly what this young insuretech startup aims to do. AskArvi is India's first fully automated insurance web aggregator that provides an easy, personalized buying experience to customers over a mobile chat.Company has launched its personal insurance assistant, Arvi, that uses artificial intelligence and data to make insurance buying instant, intuitive and informative for customers."Our vision is to help our customers make the fastest and smartest financial decisions over a mobile chat," said co-founder and CEO AskArvi.com, Sushant Reddy.Arvi, our personal insurance assistant, has so far engaged in chat conversations with 15,000 customers needing help in health and travel insurance. Over time Arvi was trained to .
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Morgan Stanley PE Asia pumps in Rs 152 cr in Manna Foods 10.1.2018 General News
: Southern Health Foods, makers of health food products under popular brand 'Manna Foods' today said a fund managed by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia has invested Rs 152 crore for its expansion plans. "We are excited to back a fast growing brand such as Manna which has consistently delivered on its customer promise of natural, healthy and high quality products," Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia, Co-Head, Arjun Saigal said in a statement. The proceeds will be used to fund the company's expansion in South India as well as to provide part exit to existing investors. MAPE Advisory Group has acted as the sole financial advisor for the transaction. Earlier in 2015, the company had raised Rs 30 crore from investors led by Fulcrum, the statement said. "Manna Foods is excited about the partnership with Morgan Stanley to write a true success story in the health foods space in India," the company's promoter I S A K Nazar said. Manna manufactures and retails ethnic millet-based
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Indian-Aus startup plans global marketing for health solutions 9.1.2018 General News
An Indian-Australian start-up which specialises in AI-based remote patient monitoring solutions is working on plans to raise USD 3 million for its product development and global market expansion, including in India. "We need USD 3 million for the commercial expansion and put out more Artificial Intelligence (AI) features in our products," said Citta.ai's Australian origin co-founder chief executive officer Callum Bir. "We would like to empower millions of people with their own AI-based cardiologist on their hands available all the time," added Deep Singhania, the Singapore-based Adviser to Citta.ai. The start-up, which was rated amongst top three in the Healthcare segment during the 'InSpreneur 2018' held in Singapore on January 5-6 2018, has planned a three-year global expansion. It has initiated expansion in India, Australia, Bangladesh and Southeast Asia. "Our next expansion will cover North Asian, Latin American and Canadian markets, followed by North American and .
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