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Startup news and updates: daily roundup (July 3, 2023)

YourStory presents the daily news roundup from the Indian startup ecosystem and beyond. Here's the roundup for Monday, July 3, 2023.

Startup news and updates: daily roundup (July 3, 2023)

Monday July 03, 2023 , 3 min Read

Ekart expands fleet to launch B2B express logistics service

Supply chain company Ekart has added 7,000 trucks to its fleet to enable transportation for businesses.

The Bengaluru-based firm will offer air and road transport to brands, manufacturers, and retailers across industries. Ekart will provide businesses access to its extensive network of first-mile, mid-mile and last-mile transportation fleets, powered by technology.

Ekart offers brands, platforms, and businesses end-to-end supply chain and inventory management, including distribution, and aggregation of products. With its vast network of fulfilment and sortation centres and thousands of delivery hubs, it delivers over 120 million packages every month across all serviceable pin codes.

"Our Air Express option will ensure swift and reliable movement of critical shipments nationwide. With our deep understanding of the value chain, we not only simplify B2B transportation for businesses but also empower them to focus on their core strengths, contributing to the larger economy," Mani Bhushan, Chief Business Officer at Ekart, said.


Even Healthcare partners with London-based Healthily to offer preventive health services

Bengaluru-based Even Healthcare said it will collaborate with London-based digital health company Healthily to offer preventive health services in India. The move will help Indian consumers to get free access to verified medical content, written, and reviewed by top medical professionals from across the world.

Through the partnership, any patient currently exhibiting symptoms or curious about a medical condition has free access to 100% medically verified and fact-checked information, along with the Healthily's Smart Symptom Checker.

Even members can use their Even membership to consult with Even doctors to have a focused conversation with medical professionals and kickstart their guided care.

"Self-diagnosis is a huge problem and can aggravate a medical condition. But we also understand that people find comfort in picking up their phones and looking for information. We wanted to, both, tackle the adverse effects of this phenomenon and empower users to make informed decisions about their health. Our partnership with Healthily allows us to provide the citizens of India the best of both worlds," Matilde Giglio, Co-founder of Even Healthcare, said.

IT firm InfoVision appoints Shreeranganath Kulkarni as Managing Director

IT services firm InfoVision has appointed Shreeranganath Kulkarni as Managing Director, it announced on Monday.

Kulkarni has over 37 years of experience across sectors. He served as the COO of Birlasoft, technology delivery head for financial services at Accenture, head of financial services at Cognizant, and healthcare lead at Infosys.

In his new role, Kulkarni will focus on driving growth in sales, delivery, and client management.

"SK’s exceptional track record and deep understanding of client needs, makes him a truly invaluable addition to the InfoVision team. His vision for customer satisfaction and passion for driving innovation align seamlessly with our mission to accelerate digital for our clients," Sean Yalamanchi, President and Co-founder of InfoVision, said.

(This article will be updated with the latest news throughout the day.)

Edited by Suman Singh