Times Internet’s startup accelerator, TLabs has announced its 7th batch of startups, which kicked-off in March this year. The accelerator has also launched its second center in Bangalore.
The new batch consists of 7 startups providing unique solutions across a variety of markets, catering to its individual high growth marketplace.
Commenting on the selection process, Abhishek Gupta, Head of TLabs said, “We selected this set of 7 startups from 700 applications. We were overwhelmed by the quality of the applications for this cohort. Our selection process typically lasts 8 weeks but got extended to over 10 weeks this time.”
Here is the list of 7 startups that are part of this batch:
Hangoutt: It helps developers increase app monetization and boost user engagement, by rewarding the users, in-app, with real world branded rewards.
MeetUniversity: It is a leading university research portal with 2000+ international universities & 45000+ courses listed on its network. Students get personalized expert guidance, unbiased advice & can engage with universities directly from the website.
Pratilipi: It is a two sided platform connecting Indian language writers and readers.
MintM: It is an advertising platform which brings context, tracking and analytics capabilities similar to online advertising into real world.
Customer Labs: It is a predictive customer analytics platform that helps businesses understand their customers better and enables them to pro-actively target, engage and personalize the customer life cycle.
Home Triangle: It is a marketplace for home related services required by today’s savvy homeowners.
Epaathshala: It is a cloud based quality improvement and reporting solution for higher education institutions.
In past 3 years, TLabs, which is an startup accelerator and early stage seed-fund in India for internet and mobile technology startups, has had 6 batches and has invested in over 43 companies. It invests $50,000 (INR 30 Lakh) for an equity stake of 8%.
TLabs has also announced that it will open applications for its next batch on May 1. Interested startups can apply here.