Thanks to everyone who came to our launch event last week.
During the event, three of our startup alumni (Green is the new Black, Vfluencer, and Pakpobox) shared their recent updates, while the eight new startups we've invested in for Cohort #4 introduced themselves.
Here are the eight startups our latest batch.
A platform connecting corporates with vetted foundations specialized in tree planting. Their technology layer provides everything you need to know about the trees you adopt, including location, species, updates, etc. Current clients include KMPG, BNP Paribas, and Hallmark.
High Performance Code & Date Lab (HPCD)
HPCD Lab is a multi-cloud SaaS platform which helps companies to save money on their cloud usage (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Alibaba Cloud, Tencent Cloud, etc.).
The platform analyzes your bills and cloud infrastructure usage and then it’s machine learning system automatically prepares recommendations for your engineers and managers.
PackMojo makes it easy for businesses to get custom packaging in low volume. Its platform allows anyone to design their packaging online without any design skills, preview their packaging in 3D, order in low volume starting from just 30 boxes, and receive their order in less than 2 weeks. Each order is matched with a pre-vetted packaging partner, and PackMojo manages the entire production and delivery process.
Realinflo is creating the 'Bloomberg' for the real estate industry. Their platform employs a crowdsourcing model, enabling users access to granular transaction data and insights directly from the market.
Tespack's patented technologies and products range from power banks, solar panels, wearables and multimedia products. Their clients currently using their technology include the United Nations, Plan International and the Military.
TextMercato helps ecommerce platforms onboard sellers and catalogue their millions of products/SKUs. The platform leverages technology like extraction, image recognition, and text generation to make this process faster, more efficient and cheaper. To date, they’ve catalogued close to a million SKUs, with clients including Amazon, Zilingo, and Target.
Truck Lagbe is Bangladesh's leading logistics platform and mobile app for booking trucks for both short haul and long haul freight trips (similar to Lalamove / GoGoVan). After launching recently, they've grown to over 100,000 downloads with an ARR of US$3.5M, making them one the fastest growing tech companies in Bangladesh today.
ZuBlu is a travel platform for scuba divers and marine lovers to discover, compare and book their ideal underwater experiences in Asia. The platform allows users to match their wishes with their ideal experiences, with currently over 150 eco-friendly resorts and liveaboards to choose from.
Thanks to our drinks sponsor, Peroni, and to WeWork for the venue and making the event possible.
If you'd like to connect with any of our startups, please reach out and let me know - firstname.lastname@example.org
It promises to be an exciting four months ahead for everyone involved.