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We might remember Raipur for its historical and architectural significance, but in near future, we'll know it as the upcoming Startup ecosystem in Chattisgarh. As the home to premier institutions like IIM, IIT, IIIT, NIT, and more, the city is bubbling with such talent and...

50K Ventures intends to invest $1 Million in startups from emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), and Robotics. The investment would vary from $50,000-100,000 in each of the startups that 50K finalises. This is open...

50K Ventures has come a long way and this April, it has completed 3 years. The journey so far is marked by several milestones and stories that contribute momentously to India's growth story. In 2014, we started with the sole purpose of providing resources to...

To define angel investing — it is the act in which an affluent individual provides capital for a start-up, usually in exchange for an ownership equity or some other form of a convertible bond. However, what would drive an ‘affluent individual,’ who is presumably well-settled...

So, Snapchat’s IPO is a big story in the technology world right now. The IPO started at a value of US$17 per share, with stocks closing at US$24.48 last Thursday, a whopping 44 percent increase, making the company’s value US$28.3 billion. Though tech stock prices post-IPO...

(Originally published on the author's LinkedIn page. Bhat Dittakavi is a Serial Entrepreneur, Startup Mentor, Founder and CEO of Variance.AI.) During my experience in interacting with startup founders at TIE, T-HUB, CIE@IIITH, Symbiosis, KLU and elsewhere in India, I could see brimming passion as a common denominator...

50K Ventures has spent numerous sleepless nights to launch 50K Accelerator, a go-to-market accelerator. And of course, needless to mention, burning the midnight oil and all the efforts that we put in have been worth the epic launch. Our 50K Accelerator was launched on 13th...

We were back with yet another amazing edition of The Garage Stories on the 17th of July. Ajay Kolla, founder, Wisdom Jobs and Prabhu Ram, Paynear Solutions were the speakers of the session who sprinkled our inspirational Sunday with tidbits of fun stories from their...

KhanaGadi, a mobile app-based food delivery aggregator with its HQ in Jaipur is one of the latest startups that 50K Ventures has invested in. It was founded by Amit Deep Kumar in 2015 when he realized how difficult it was to find food while traveling...

The fourth edition of The Garage Stories took place on the 19th of June. What an absolute power-packed session! Abhay Deshpande, founder of MartJack did not just make our Sunday better, he also taught us plenty of things. With the vision to build a world-class eCommerce...

On the 15th of May, we conducted the third session of The Garage Stories which was a huge success. We have invited Narayana Peesapati, founder of Bakey Foods, and Sridhar Ganesh, founder of Centro as our speakers, and the event was quite an interactive one. You...

Amazon conducted an innovative and novel event called 'AWS Cloud Kata' that was particularly aimed at Startups at all stages, entrepreneurs, developers, and investors. This one-day long session of enriching talks and interactive panel discussion was conducted at Sheraton Hyderabad. Sanjay was specially invited to...

On the 6th and the 7th of May, CII's Yi (Young Indians) Coimbatore chapter had a learning retreat to Hyderabad. It was a part of the exchange program and the orientation was at Hyderabad. This two-day event was held at T-hub Hyderabad with Sanjay Enishetty...

50K Ventures has always been keen on working with early-stage, game-changing Startups. One of our recent investments includes Commut, a mini-bus shuttle service which raised $200K (An approximate amount of 1.3Cr INR). The five-month-old Startup has been effectively providing high-frequency shuttles across 50 routes. The...

50K Ventures has always been keen on working with early-stage, game-changing Startups. One of our recent investments includes Commut, a mini-bus shuttle service which raised $200K (An approximate amount of 1.3Cr INR). The five-month-old Startup has been effectively providing high-frequency shuttles across 50 routes. The...

Everyone loved the first session of The Garage Stories and asked for more. So, we were back with more! On the 17th of April, 50K Network hosted the second edition of The Garage Stories with Naidu Darapaneni, Founder, MeraEvents and Sharat Chandra, Founder, Butterfly EduFields...

It looks like there are a lot of good times ahead for deep domain Startups. IIIT-Hyderabad in association with 50K Ventures, T-Hub, and CoCreation Consulting has kick-started its all new accelerator program 'Avishkar' on April 1, 2016. With this, the way we perceive Startups working...

It looks like there are a lot of good times ahead for deep domain Startups. IIIT-Hyderabad in association with 50K Ventures, T-Hub, and CoCreation Consulting has kick-started its all new accelerator program 'Avishkar' on April 1, 2016. With this, the way we perceive Startups working...

Rajasthan IT Day is a glorious one-day event that was organized by the Government of Rajasthan that revolved around promoting Startups. With a theme of 'Be Here. Start Up', this event that was hosted at the Pink City on the 21st of March witnessed a...

In the month of February, Vineel Nalla, founder of 50K Ventures and CEO, NBOS Technologies was invited as an esteemed speaker by Deloitte, Hyderabad to share his journey as an entrepreneur. His experience into the world of innovation was a true inspiration to the employees...

We began our Friday with an engaging seminar on 'Free Markets and Entrepreneurship' with 50K Network as one of its organizers. The seminar was addressed by two speakers: John Chisholm, CEO, John Chisholm Ventures and Chakravarthi Nalamothu, Founder, Center for Individual Liberty. The seminar was...

Stories are beautiful. Stories are intriguing. Stories have the power to take your from anywhere to the place you've only dreamed about. We all know what a compelling story does to a brand. Be it Apple or Budweiser, all the biggest brands have embraced storytelling...

On the 13th of March, Startups across the city have come together for a first of its kind event, 'The Garage Stories' where Sudhakar Pasupunuri, co-founder, redBus.in and Vijay Gummadi, founder, Carz have addressed the Startups. 50K Network has been thoroughly excited about it. The...

  On the 27th of February, there was a panel discussion conducted by TiE Hyderabad that was a part of the SmashUp event. The panel discussion was based on StartUp India, throwing light on what's in it for Indian Startups that orients with the Startup India...

Yet another TiE SmashUp created waves in the Startup community. This year's SmashUp proved to be quite an interesting event for 50K as we have invested a seed funding of 20 lacs in 4 promising Startups. Apart from 50K Ventures, the other venture funds that...

If you thought Valentine’s Day was all about declaring your love to your loved ones, you are totally mistaken. Because this Valentine’s, Nasscom and Entrepreneur Cafe hosted a distinctive one of its kind event ‘BeMyValenTech’ where entrepreneurs found their tech co-founders or tech better halves,...

On the 27th of June 2015, it looked like all the roads in Coimbatore led to the Startup Growth Masterclass, which began with an indubitable amount of gusto and enthusiasm. Conducted by PayU Money, this event is slated to take place in various cities across...