RIL and Microsoft to partner for accelerator Reliance Industries Limited announced a partnership with global IT company Microsoft, to incubate Indian startups with seed capital, technology and mentorship reports the Economic Times. While the exact nature of the tie up was undisclosed, and this development hasn't been confirmed, the story suggests startups selected will be funded through RIL’s early stage venture capital firm, Covascis Technologies Pvt. Ltd and Videonetics Technology Pvt. Ltd. Microsoft currently operates accelerators in nine countries including UK, US, France, Germany, Israel, Brazil, China and India where it recently inducted twelve startups for the fifth batch of its accelerator program. mGaadi adds more rickshaw drivers Online rickshaw hiring service mGaadi has increased the number of drivers under its wing reports the Business Standard. The service currently operates in Bangalore and lets users book autos via its Android app, Windows phone app, desktop browser or by calling. Founded in 2013 by Solomon Prakash and Vishy Kuruganti, mGaadi had raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Unitus Seed Fund earlier this year in May. Prashant Radhakrishnan joins Simplilearn Online training institution Simplilearn.com appointed Prashant Radhakrishnan as the company’s new Chief Sales Officer. Radhakrishnan has previously worked with companies like Infosys, Dell and Fabmart.com and has over 17 years of experience in sales and marketing. His last stint involved setting up his own healthcare and e commerce startup. Simplilearn currently offers professional certification courses in the fields of project management, IT service management, big data and cloud computing, IT security…
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