VentureNursery’s chooses FindURClass & HotelsAroundYou for its accelerator program 

VentureNursery, an angel-backed startup accelerator programme has chosen two startups for its fifth batch – FindURClass and HotelsAroundYou, TechCircle reports.

Companies that are part of the Techstars incubation program will get $118,000 in seed funding initially. The two startups will get an infrastructural and learning support from VentureNursery. The program started this month and will complete in August, the report states.

FindyourclassFindURClass is a search and discovery platform founded by Rina Nathani. It lets viewers look for hobby classes based on interest, location, age, schedule and price of the class.

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was founded by Harsha Nallur, Mohsin Dingankar, and Animesh Chaudhary. It curates hotels and lets users book rooms at the last minute for discounted rates. The company plans to launch its mobile app soon.

VentureNursery focuses on six sectors – media and entertainment, retail, e-commerce, consumer technology, education and clean technology. It announced its fourth startup batch in March, which included networking platform Invenzone, travel information website SeekSherpa, online logistics market Supply Chain Exchange and online loyalty program TheLifeCard.

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MartMobi Becomes The First Indian Startup To Make It To TechStars Accelerator

MartMobiHyderabad-based MartMobi has become the first Indian startup to get chosen for TechStars Accelerator program. The one-year-old startup, along with 9 more start-ups chosen for the program will work out of TechStars’ Chicago office, reports Live Mint.

MartMobi offers an m-commerce platform for online stores, brands and retailers that creates a mobile and tablet presence in 20 minutes, they claim. In addition, it provides analytics, marketing toolkit and shopping cart integration. The accelerator program will commence on 27 May and run for three months.

MartMobi was founded by serial entrepreneurs Satya Krishna Ganni and Pramod Nair. A few days ago, DIY e-commerce site Zepo partnered with MartMobi to bring a mobile suite to Zepo’s merchants

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