IDG Ventures and Axilor Ventures partner to fund frontier tech startups

L to R: Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Axilor Ventures and Sudhir Sethi, Chairman, IDG Ventures IndiaIndia-focused technology venture capital fund IDG Ventures India and Bangalore-based startup accelerator Axilor Ventures have come together to launch a programme to discover and fund early-stage startups in frontier tech sectors, the company said in a statement. Christened the Frontier Tech Innovators Programme, it will fund startups looking to raise seed or pre-Series A round […]

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Ideaspring to seed-fund tech product startups with up to $450K

Naganand Doraswamy,Newly launched early-stage venture fund Ideaspring Capital, with a targeted corpus of Rs 125 crore (around $18.8 million), is set to achieve its first closure by next month. Naganand Doraswamy, managing director and CEO of Ideaspring, said that the Bangalore-based fund is expected to hit its first closure of Rs 90 crore by next month. “We […]

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Six technology trends to watch in 2016

A recent report by Webbmedia Group, a consultancy that advises organisations on emerging trends in technology and digital media, gives a sneak peek into new technologies that could influence our lives in 2016. Here are six of those trends. BOTS This is a software application which runs automated programs under the name, ‘bots’, on the […]

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