Photography curation venture SIFTR Labs raises $150K

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siftr1Photography curation startup SIFTR Labs has secured $150,000 (Rs 1 crore) from investment platform Venture Catalysts.

Angel investors Vishal Maheshwari, Vikas Kapoor, Daud Ali and Nitin Agarwal put money in this round, the company said in a press statement.

Maheshwari, a former senior director at Yahoo India who led the funding round, said: “We believe that another digital re-evolution is imminent which shall be driven by advanced graphics processing unit and machine learning. As such, the promising technology that SIFTR employs makes it well-poised for success,” Maheshwari said.

Founded by Romil Mittal and Mayank Bhagya in 2015, SIFTR Labs uses machine learning to assist photographers in managing their photography. The company’s first product ‘SIFTR Photo Websites’ claims to create the “world’s first self-updating photo websites”.

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