Category Archives: Articles


Aug

29

2022
Unravelling the portfolio: TranZact

Unravelling the portfolio: TranZact

Brief about startup: TranZact is a freemium digitisation software for 14MN+ SMEs Manufacturers & Traders, empowering them by digitising business workflow right from sales to dispatch. With scalable distribution and engaging software, they are capturing real transaction data, which becomes the foundation to build a transaction backed marketplace at scale. Vision and mission: Empowering SMEs owners to grow their business through digitisation. Building a digitisation…


Jul

18

2022
Wysa Secures $20mn to Address Global Mental Health Demand With AI Digital Therapeutics

Wysa Secures $20mn to Address Global Mental Health Demand With AI Digital Therapeutics

  HealthQuad and British International Investment (BII) join earlier investors W Health Ventures, Kae Capital, pi Ventures, and Google Assistant Investments. Funds will enable access to clinically evidenced digital therapeutics (DTx) in the US, UK, India and other global markets. Will enable further reach through multi-lingual support and access via alternative technologies. Follows FDA Breakthrough Device Designation and clinical evidence of a Therapeutic Alliance. Wysa,…


Jun

22

2022
Unravelling the portfolio: Traya Health

Unravelling the portfolio: Traya Health

Brief about startup A one-product approach never works on hair loss or any other chronic condition. Traya combines the best of Ayurveda, Allopathy and Nutrition containing proven results to identify the type of hair loss, stage and the root cause behind it. Based on this, each person gets a doctor-prescribed treatment plan and a hair coach who guides the customer and tracks their progress. Vision…


Jun

16

2022
Portfolio Fundraise Update:  Foxtale raises $4M in a pre-series A round

Portfolio Fundraise Update: Foxtale raises $4M in a pre-series A round

Indian D2C skincare brand, Foxtale, has raised $4M in its pre-Series A funding round led by Matrix Partners India with participation from existing investor Kae Capital and some notable angel investors. The Mumbai-based startup raised its seed round in August last year. The startup launched in December 2021, and found an early product-market fit and a repeat rate of more than 50%, which led to…


May

19

2022
Unravelling the portfolio: Hatica

Unravelling the portfolio: Hatica

Brief about startup Hatica is a Software Engineering Analytics platform that helps managers and leaders build productive and happy engineering teams. Vision and mission The severe lack of visibility for Engineering managers in a world of distributed teams working across dozens of tools has made the job of engineering management harder than ever before. This naturally results in declining developer productivity and experience. Hatica’s mission…


Apr

18

2022
Unravelling the portfolio: Foxtale

Unravelling the portfolio: Foxtale

Brief about startup Foxtale is a community-first skincare brand. Foxtale is building a D2C Brand focused on creating scientifically backed skin care products for women. Foxtale aspires to give a product which is reasonably and affordably priced, while solving for efficacy of the product. Vision and mission The vision is to create a range of products for Indian women of all skin types, belonging to…


Apr

05

2022
A Guide To Improve And Maximise Developer Productivity: Metrics, Tools, And More

A Guide To Improve And Maximise Developer Productivity: Metrics, Tools, And More

  The global application development software market is anticipated to reach $733.5 Bn by 2028 Developers in India are paid INR 410 per hour, on average. It can even touch INR 2000 per hour on the higher side. Despite that, the median code time per developer was found as 52 minutes per day, or four hours and 21 minutes of code time per week Thus,…


Feb

28

2022
Multi-chain, cross-chain interoperability and composability explained

Multi-chain, cross-chain interoperability and composability explained

Interoperability implies seamless transfer of assets (fungible or non fungible) and messages, while composability essentially implies shared infrastructure/effective cloning of dApps. The Web3 ecosystem has taken off over the last two years. What started off as a whitepaper by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto back in 2008 has evolved from the first L1 – BTC (a prototype of sorts), to the arrival of the now dominant ETH (Ethereum), which drew the imagination of developers from…


Jan

31

2022
Investment in Hatica: Engineering Analytics to boost developer productivity

Investment in Hatica: Engineering Analytics to boost developer productivity

The demand for software developers is ever increasing! Digitisation, cloud adoption and software stack globally are driving this demand, amongst other things, but there is not enough supply. According to the State of the Developer Nation report, in 2021 there were 26.8Mn active software developers in the world and they predict it to reach 45Mn by 2030. This makes it a very large and growing…


Jan

18

2022
Alt Protein: The next big thing

Alt Protein: The next big thing

The price of the majority of the products across plant based meat, dairy, and seafood are nearly 2-3x more expensive than their conventional counterparts. There is a significant scope for this to come down in the next five years as infrastructure improves Post COVID era has changed the way people think of health, nutrition and environment. With this, a small but promising community of startups…



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