Newsletter March 2021

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We are excited to share with you the next edition of the half yearly CIE IIITH demo day. Startups from Avishkar (deeptech accelerator), Ojas (med tech accelerator) and few other micro-accelerators are featured in this edition.

Demo day was hosted as a hybrid event. 22 investors and 11 startups were part of the demo day. 10th April 2021

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Our portfolio startup APXOR gets featured by Google Cloud.

Apxor has been associated with CIE since 2017, and we have proudly watched Apxor build a strong tech product right from the campus of CIE.  Apxor is an App Experience platform which helps mobile apps deliver real time, contextual and personalized app experiences to convert and retain users. 

This Google Cloud's case study shows how Apxor improves user experiences of millions of users by churning billions of data points. 
Our portfolio startup Scholr gets Acquired by Byjus

Scholr,  edtech startup was part of 2nd cohort of CIE IIITH's deeptech accelerator in 2016. We are proud to see their growth and now acquisition by Byjus

Byju’s acquired Scholr for a deal that’s said to be worth between 150 million rupees and 200 million rupees (US$2.1 million and US$2.8 million).

Scholr helps students between grades 6 and 10 solve their doubts as they study through its video-based application that is available on mobile phones.

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Vamshi Reddy, Venture Partner at Kalaari Capital Speaking at Tea Talks session on "What Investors look in a pitch deck?"

26th March 2021
Our COO, Prof Ramesh Loganathan felicitated at annual of FICCI FLO Hyderabad. CIE IIITH is associated with FICCI FLO Hyderbad as a knowledge partner, We have conducted impactful programs like idea validation bootcamps and micro accelerator programs for women entrepreneurs.

30th March 2021


MEITY (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology) & CIE IIIT Hyderabad conducted Indian Language Hackathon (NLP HACK 2021) on 2nd and 3rd April. 10 teams have participated in hackathon. Teams worked on solving problems leveraging language API's from LTRC IIITH.

The winner of hacakthon is startup 'FutureSwift', Demonstrated use of Indian Languages Machine Translation search on English Knowledge Base.
  • Nirmaan Organization - works in the areas of Education, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Social Leadership. 
  • DAILY LABOUR - Connecting Daily Wage Workers with Employers using Digital Platform, based on Skills and Location. 
  • AXIADO INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED - AI-enhanced security processor company redefining the control and management of every digital system.
We are proud to have  SucSEED Indovation Fund as our investment partner.

Sucseed Indovation Fund is an Angel Fund registered with SEBI as Category-I AIF-VC Fund- Angel Fund. They support early-stage deep tech & tech driven startups

Applications now open for 13th Cohort of AVISHKAR Accelerator Program by CIE IIIT Hyderabad

Get Seed Fund Upto 40 Lakhs INR

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Shoot Up- A 3-month program to review strategy, tweak GTM & get your paying first customer for MVP-ready startups

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Idea Validation Bootcamp: Idea / Opportunity Validation Bootcamp, 2 days hands-on rigorous bootcamp led by an expert facilitator, startup founders, and investor mentors.

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Spark UP- Inviting Professionals/Idea Stage deep tech startups to apply, come with an idea, graduate with a market connected product startup

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OJAS POST DOC Entrepreneurship Program - One year fellowship to build entrepreneurial careers in Healthcare Sector

Eligibility: Postdoctoral researchers & candidates who have submitted their Ph.D. thesis, MBBS Graduates, MD Doctors, Post Graduates with experience in research.

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