Zomato launches experience centre, AI-based Niramai raises $6M


Zomato has launched its first experience centre in Bengaluru. Expected to on-board around 200 delivery executives each day, these centres will be providing delivery partners with sourcing and onboarding experience. For the initiative, Gurugram-based Zomato has partnered up with BetterPlace, a technology platform dedicated to managing lifecycle of the blue-collar workforce.

Niramai raises $6M Series A funding

Niramai Health Analytix has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Japanese VC firm Dream Incubator, Beenext and others. The AI-based healthtech startup will use the fundraise to scale operations in India, focus on hiring, and get the additional regulatory approvals needed for international expansion.

NestAway launches incubation programme

Bengaluru-based home rental startup NestAway Technologies has launched an incubation programme called NestAwayStartup Lab. For this six-month incubation programme, the company has partnered with startup accelerator Excubator. After registering, shortlisted entrepreneurs will be invited for a six-month equity-free incubation programme.

How FDI norms are slowly changing logistics in India

The latest FDI norms have caused heartburn for the ecommerce companies operating in India. Unsurprisingly, these norms have also impacted other allied sectors - specifically, logistics for ecommerce. In fact, some startups in the logistics space are of the opinion that the recent development has also affected their day-to-day operations and business volumes. 

This startup is creating livelihood for women in Himachal villages 

Hand-knit woollen wear for babies is not something easily available, even online. And Kanchan Vaidya is well-acquainted with the struggle, having faced it herself when her son was born in 2009. Realising the need and demand, Kanchan started The Original Knit that sells handmade woollen wear for babies and toddlers. Her startup, apart from bringing attractive products to the market, is now helping create livelihoods for women in the villages.

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