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Enterprise IoT solutions Startup Tyre Express Raises Seed Funding the IvyCamp Platform

Enterprise IoT solutions startup Tyre Express has raised an undisclosed amount in seed round from IvyCamp. Tyre Express is co-founded by an alumni team from SP Jain and Saïd Business School (University of Oxford). Tyre Express is also part of NASSCOM 10000 Startups and is supported by Microsoft’s BizSpark program. “The investor from IvyCamp platform, who is an IIT-Delhi and Wharton Alumni, based in New York, said “A comprehensive study of the landscape ,a first mover advantage and a highly efficient founding team of TyreExpress has excited me to participate in this IvyCamp led initiative. I am very happy to be part of the highly energetic TyreExpress team.”

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Workforce Development Startup Leadburg Raises Seed Funding Led by IvyCamp Platform

Workforce development startup Leadburg has raised an undisclosed amount of funding led by the IvyCamp platform from enterprise tech veterans, Harsh V. Pant and Ratheesh Raveendran. Leadburg is a startup in the Self Discovery, Leadership Development and Opportunity matching space, led and founded by LSE and Harvard alumnus Sangeeth Verghese. Co-founders include Sangeeth's fellow World Economic Forum Leader and UN Fellow Vidyadhar, and multiple patents holder in Cloud Computing Akshay Chandrasekhar.

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IvyCamp begins its Silicon Valley Chapter

IvyCamp is in the process of onboarding angel investors, early stage funds and mentors from Silicon Valley that are looking to work with early stage Indian startups.

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IvyCamp startup Tiyo raises funds and leverages IvyCamp mentoring program

Founder Tiyo quotes" We have loved the support and guidance that IvyCamp mentors have offered us till date. True to an accelerator they are proactive and true to an incubation platform they have guided us in all stages of building a scalable business. All thanks to the team behind, who are working relentlessly to support the budding Entrepreneurs"

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Food-tech startup Mr. Hot Foods gets seed funding via the IvyCamp Platform

Food delivery startup Mr. Hot Foods Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from angel investor Pawan Raj Kumar through the IvyCamp platform, a top company executive told Techcircle. Co-founder Pankaj Sharma said that Kumar’s addition as a mentor has helped the startup understand the dynamics of the food and beverages industry. Mr. Hot Foods was founded in 2014 by IIT Kharagpur alumni Sharma and Achal Bansal. Kumar, an alumnus of IIT-Delhi and IIM-Lucknow, is an active investor and has worked with several quick service restaurant (QSR) chains and restaurants earlier. He recently founded Supa Star Foods Pvt Ltd, which runs the brand Supa Corn.

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Idea Bubbles raises Rs. 4.5 crore led by IvyCamp Platform

Health tech startup Idea Bubbles has raised a Pre-Series A round of Rs. 4.5 crore led by the IvyCamp platform. Idea Bubbles was founded in 2014 by IIT Delhi-IIM Calcutta alumnus and serial entrepreneur Gururaj Potnis. It has developed 'Eureka Forbes Good Health' (EFGH) platform that enables doctors to offer patients tele-consultation services underpinned with several offerings such as digitized medical records.

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Idea Bubbles Raises Funding and Forges Strategic Partnership with Eureka Forbes Via the IvyCamp Platform

IvyCamp works with early stage startups from across all the institutions to connect them to the resources they need at the time. One such key resource is corporations which can provide support a number of ways including funding, incubation, technical support, marketing and more. One example of a success story is Healthcare Technology startup IdeaBubbles, which IvyCamp helped connect with Eureka Forbes. Idea Bubbles has raised a Pre-Series A round of INR 4.5 Cr led by the IvyCamp platform. Idea Bubbles was founded in 2014 by IIT Delhi-IIM Calcutta alumnus and serial entrepreneur Gururaj Potnis. It has developed ‘Eureka Forbes Good Health’ (EFGH) platform that enables doctors to offer patients tele-consultation services underpinned with several offerings such as digitised medical records. Idea Bubbles has over 12,000 patients and 600 doctors on its roster and has completed 1,000 transactions. This fund raise was facilitated by IvyCamp, a Unified Innovation and Entrepreneurship Platform, that leverages the Global Alumni Networks to help entrepreneurs become successful.

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IvyCamp, Airbus BizLab Bengaluru tie-up

IvyCamp partners with Airbus BizLab to announce season #2 of their accelerator program in Bangalore, through which they wish to support innovative startups in Robotics, IoT, Data Analytics, Image Processing, VR/AR, FinTech, Supply Chain, Door to Door Mobility, Gaming, Aviation Products and Services, Drones, Manufacturing, Airport Management, Space Technologies and Solutions.

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IvyCamp, Nasscom announce second season of Rendezvous IOT

IvyCamp and Nasscom 10,000 Startups have announced the second season of Rendezvous IoT, to be held on October 8 in Mumbai. R IOT is part of the broader initiative to cultivate and support IOT innovation across the country as well as educate and grow the IOT ecosystem

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IvyCamp Partners with China's ZhuCloud to connect Chinese Investors with Indian Startups

IvyCamp and Zhucloud have entered into a partnership to provide Chinese investors access to Indian startups

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IvyCamp's Adhiraj Bannerjee Inaugral Speaker at IOT Conclave Bangalore

Adhraj Bannerjee speaks about Revolutionizing Successful Business Models from Around the World for Driving IoT Innovation to Achieve Fast Revenues at the IOT Conclave Bangalore, September 30, 2016

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IvyCamp Startup FTCash in the News

Currently, the platform which is backed by IVY Cap Ventures and Traction Labs processes more than 500 transactions daily. ftcash is signing up with a number of banks.

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IvyCamp partners with UNICOM in IOT Summit

IvyCamp partners with UNICOM in the World IOT summit 2016. Find more details in ET Aug 23 , Page 5 or go to the link :
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IvyCamp, Nasscom 10,000 StartUps partner to boost IoT

Nasscom 10,000 StartUps along with IvyCamp, an initiative of IvyCap Ventures, has forged an alliance to bolster the Internet of Things (IoT) movement in the Indian startup ecosystem.

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GrabOnRent raises funding via IvyCamp

Bengaluru-based GrabOnRent, the on-demand product rental marketplace in India, has secured an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding from IvyCap Ventures, with participation from Unicorn India Ventures. The funding was raised through the IvyCamp platform—and the proceeds will be used for customer and vendor acquisition, along with product development. IvyCamp, is a platform of alumni networks including IITs, IIMs, BITs and ISB to promote innovation and entrepreneurship that connects startups, innovators, mentors, institutes, corporates, investors, and incubators.

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IS 50 Most Empowering Women in Business 2016 - Anju Gupta

Creating a Unique Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Around Alumni to Grow Innovation and Entrepreneurship in our Institutes and Corporates

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IvyCap Fund 2 raises Rs 300 cr, set to invest in 25-30 companies in next two years

Venture capital firm IvyCap Ventures has raised the first tranche of Rs 300 crore in its Rs 600-crore IvyCap Fund 2, which was launched last October.

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FTCash raises Rs 1 crore in funding on the IvyCamp Platform

FTCash, a company that facilitates electronic payments and lends to small and micro merchants, has secured Rs 1 crore in pre-series A funding from the IvyCamp platform. IvyCamp, an initiative of IvyCap Ventures (also the lead investor in the round), is a platform of alumni networks including IITs, IIMs, BITs and ISB to promote innovation and entrepreneurship that connects startups, innovators, mentors, institutes, corporates, investors, and incubators.

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IvyCamp Startups are finalists of the first travel startup knockdown in Mumbai

MyTripKarma and GoMowgli, two startups on the IvyCamp platform were shortlisted among 8 finalists to battle it out for teh coveted award at TechForum @OTM, Mumbai.

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IvyCamp Features in Nikkei Asian Review

IvyCamp was recently interviewed by the Nikkei Asian Review Newspaper to talk about its model of leveraging the Alumni networks to add value to the innovaton and startup ecosystems across campuses, and how it is connecting a growing number of Alumni to work with startups as mentors.

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IvyCamp IIMC Innovation Park Startup Engagement, Kolkata, Dec 19

IvyCamp and IIMCIP are hosting teh first of their monthly startup engagement sessions at IIMC this saturday Dec 19, 2PM- 4.30 PM. Speakers will share their experience from a funding / scaling, growth perspective and also engage in a one on one session with the startups. Our speakers include: Raghav Kanoria, Calcutta Angels Harsh Modi, Eden Group Gaurav Kapur, Innokul Vasant Subramaniam, TiE Om Agarwal, Eazy Coach Ravi Ranjan, NASSCOM

IvyCamp Startups Doctor Insta and Eschool Buddy selected to showcase at the Techcircle Startup 2015 Mumbai, Dec 16, 17

IvyCamp startups Doctor Insta and Eschool Buddy have been shotrlisted to be showcased at the Techcircle Starup session in Mumbai

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IvyCamp Axilor Ventures Event in Bangalore -Dec 12, 2.00 PM -4.30 PM

IvyCamp in association with Axilor Ventures invites you to attend a session to engage with our mentor entrepreneurs and investors to discuss challenges they have faced in their own ventures or in their work with other Startups in raising funding, scaling up, and more The Panel includes Paritosh Gupta - CFO at Zoomcar Srinivas Rao - CEO, Aujas Arvind Vyas - Founder & CEO at Startup19 Ganapathy Venugopal - CEO Axilor Venures The discussion will be followed by closed session in which Startups engage one on one with the speakers. There will then be a general networking session. A summary of the event can be found on the event page, which you can accee in the events dropdown on the home page

IvyCamp announces Partnership with SINE IIT Bombay

IvyCamp, an initiative of IvyCap Ventures and the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), a business incubator of IIT Bombay today announced a strategic alliance to leverage the IvyCamp Platform to connect and create value for entrepreneurs and innovators across the student and Alumni Community. - Goal of Joint Workshops for Over 2000 Startups From Mumbai in 2016 - Showcasing Startups to Potential Investors for Seed, Angel or VC Stage - Give Access to Mentors via the Global Alumni Network of IvyCamp - Ventures Identified Under This Initiative Will Also be Considered for Deployment of Capital From a Corpus of Rs. 60 Crs. by IvyCap Ventures

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IvyCamp at the CII seminar on "Financing Innovation - Supporting Smart Ideas", Kolkata

IvyCamp was at the CII seminar meeting with a number of new startups from the Eastern Region. CII is working closely with the governments, both at the national and state level on Ease of Doing Business. This will help in improving the overall business and investment climate. The simplified processes will encourage more startup ventures, new products & services and more Indian IPs which will help to attain higher GDP growth and also spur job creation in a sustainable manner. Against this backdrop the seminar had deliberations on “Accelerating Business through Funding” and case studies on “Art of Fund Raising & Pitching of Innovative Ideas”. The seminar provided opportunities to the delegates to have one on one interaction with the participating investors to discuss about the modalities of the funding process and how to take it forward.

Mark Zuckerberg Blogs about RML, an IvyCap Ventures Portfolio Company

Mark Zuckerberg references Reuter's Market Light as an example of a company  sharing out information to the rural masses, that was not happening even  short time ago.

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IvyCamp at U.S. - India Startup Assist Workshop, Noida, Nov 16, 2015

IvyCamp participated in the U.S. India Startup Assist Workshop organized by FICCI and the US Embassy. The workshop had members from FICCI, US Embassy, Industry Leaders, Investors, and young entrepreneurs, discussing challenges faces Indian startups today and how to solve them. Topics included government policy, funding, team building, brand building, resources and more.

IvyCamp Partners with IIM Calcutta Innovation Park

IvyCamp and IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) today announced a partnership to leverage the IvyCamp Platform to connect and create value for entrepreneurs and innovators across Eastern India.

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IvyCamp at India-UK Tech Workshop on Innovation and Technology Commercialisation - Oct 14, 2015

Anju Gupta will be speaking at the Workshop on startups and incubators in India. Exploring opportunities for IvyCamp startups to partner with and leverage the UK startup ecosystem

IvyCamp will be at IIM Shillong's Emerge 2015

Anju Gupta will be speaking at the event

IvyCamp at IIM KozhiKode Start o Sphere on Sept. 13, 2015

IvyCamp will be on a Panel Discussion "Next Gen Education" and the Entrepreneur Evaluation Jury at the event.

SIDBI Invests Rs. 60 Cr. in IvyCap Ventures Fund

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday launched the India Aspiration Fund (IAF) to be set up as a fund of funds under the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) in order to boost the startup ecosystem in the country. An initial corpus of Rs 400 crore has been already allocated to various venture funds under it, official sources close to the development told ET.

The fund has committed up to Rs 60 crore in IvyCap Ventures

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