France-based GuesttoGuest raised 33M€ to acquire US-based HomeExchange (SLP Paris, 2014)

Emmanuel Arnaud's startup GuesttoGuest raised 33M€ to acquire its key US competitor, the international home swapping company, HomeExchange, and for the external growth and product development of both platforms. The funds raised will also be utilised towards reaching their one million users target by 2019. ...

Imaginate Software Labs Pvt Ltd raises $500K in seed funding from SRI Capital (SLP Hyderabad, 2012)

Hemanth Satyanarayana's Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality startup, Imaginate Software Labs Pvt Ltd raises $500K in seed funding from a Philadelphia-based seed stage investor, SRI Capital for their newly launched product, NuSpace.  NuSpace operates primarily in the B2B space of specialized training and education. With the ...

Townscript gets acquired by BookMyShow (SLP Pune, 2013)

Sachin Sharma and Sanchit Malik's startup Townscript (India’s #3 ticketing company) got strategically acquired by BookMyShow (India’s #1 ticketing company) BookMyShow now has a 75 percent majority stake in Townscript. Townscript will continue to function independently.  BookMyShow intends to venture deeper into the B2B event ...

Nitin Naik's startup SynergyConnect develops a system for NGOs for effective operations management (SLP Mumbai, 2016)

Nitin Naik, Founder, SynergyConnect saw the gap that most the NGOs are struggling with operations. Keeping that in mind, he developed a technology solution with his startup SynergyConnect to help NGOs with project planning, expenditure and managing approvals.  “Most NGOs in India lack a comprehensive ...

Yiblab gets recognised as New Jersey’s Top 50 fastest growing company. (SLP New York, 2012)

Jasmeet Sawhney's startup Yiblab got recognised among New Jersey’s top 50 fastest growing companies at the 2017 Future 50 Award. The Future 50 Awards program recognizes 50 of the region’s fastest growing, mid-sized companies every year.  The winners are chosen based on a three-year average ...

VDeliver raises funds from two investors (SLP Hyderabad, 2016)

VDeliver.in, founded by Srinivas Madhavam, is a hyper local delivery services for both businesses and individual customers, currently operational in Hyderabad and Chennai. VDeliver has been among the first in the industry to build a technology-focussed logistics business from the ground up in 2011. VDeliver ...

CRON Systems, founded by Tommy Katzenellenbogen, has raised pre-series A funding from early stage investor, YourNest. (SLP Silicon Valley, 2016)

CRON Systems provides border security using latest IoT technologies and detection systems at extremely competitive prices. With the funds raised through this round, the founders plan to strengthen CRON Systems' research and development, hire personnel and carry out market research for expansion plans in international ...

Kazuhiro Shimmura meets Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as SLP representative (SLP Tokyo, 2014)

SLP Tokyo Fellow and Program Leader Kazuhiro Shimmura got invited and met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as SLP Tokyo representative at the 'Meeting with the Prime Minister and Workers to Exchange Views on Work Style Reform' event on October 19, 2016.  Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...

Desired Wings raises funds from famous Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh

Startup Leadership Delhi Fellow, Mohammed Sirajuddin's startup Desired Wings, a crowdfunding platform, raised Rupees Five Lakh for the 'Jashn Kabaddi Ka' campaign on his platform, from the famous Indian Cricketer Yuvraj Singh. Desired Wings will offer the funds raised through this initiative and felicitate the Indian national ...

Ricardo Ibarra, David Idell and Scott Nelson graduate from 500 Startups' accelerator program

Starrtup Leadership New York Fellow, Ricardo Ibarra and San Francisco Fellows, David Idell and Scott Nelson, graduated from 500 Startups' accelerator program Batch 18 in October 2016. Ricardo's startup Auctio​ is a B2B incentive-based referral program for employees and other individuals to generate leads for companies. ...

SLP Mumbai: Totally Worth It!

Startup Leadership Mumbai Fellow, Anish Bajaj, Founder at Design Owl​, shares his amazing experience of being a Fellow at Startup Leadership, right from his scepticism of joining the program to how it turned out to be totally worth his time and effort. His startup, Design Owl, ...

Ranjeet Pratap Singh’s startup, Pratilipi, just raised about Rs 6.3 crore!

SLP Fellow Ranjeet Pratap Singh’s startup, Pratilipi, just raised about Rs 6.3 crore ($925,000) in seed funding from Nexus Venture Partners among many investors. Contrarian Opportunities Fund I,Times Internet Ltd., Equity Crest founders Deepak Gupta and Amit Wadhwa and Amit Banka, director at Voler Car ...

Startup Catalyst

June 25th was the setting for the first event of the Chennai Chapter of Startup Leadership titled ‘Startup Catalyst’. The event was held to spread awareness of the support available to prospective and current entrepreneurs in Chennai and the problems and challenges, thereof. The theme, ...

June 25th was the setting for the first event of the Chennai Chapter of Startup Leadership titled ‘Startup Catalyst’. The event was held to spread awareness of the support available to prospective and current entrepreneurs in Chennai and the problems and challenges, thereof. The theme, ...

Johann Kalchman launched crowdfunding campaign for Lifeaz

They have created the first connected defibrillator designed specifically for the home, where nearly 80% of cardiac arrests occur. A home defibrillator is faster emergency chain and therefore has maximum impact on survival. Johann needs all the support from his SLP Fellows. The campaign and ...