After the successful launch of its first batch of Pitney Bowes Accelerator Program, Pitney Bowes India (PBI) has announced four startups that will be part of second batch of its Accelerator Program in India.
Pitney Bowes Accelerator Program is focused on providing mentorship and networking to innovative startups that leverage software for mobile, data analytics, location-based services, ecommerce management and machine learning. The program also provides access to venture funds.
Here is the list of four startups that made it to the summer session of the Pitney Bowes Accelerator Program:
ShipDesk: The startup is a SaaS-based multi-carrier shipping management platform for ecommerce with intelligent algorithms to calculate rules-based lowest cost shippers.
Ipsator Analytics: The startups is a consumer perception measurement product for ecommerce
Fetchon: Is a hyperlocal customer engagement and activation platform for brands and retailers to connect with customers in a geo-fenced area.
Kayeura: It is an in-store proximity and right-time marketing solution for retail stores and brands that helps increase sales and enhance customer experience.
The Pitney Bowes Accelerator Program is part of Nasscom’s 10,000 Start-ups initiative in India and has also partnered with Microsoft and 91springboard.
During startup accelerator program the startups will be placed either in Pune or Noida and will have acess to Pitney Bowes’ software, application programming interfaces (API’s) and data for a duration of six months. They will be provided with training, technical and business guidance and mentoring by Pitney Bowes’ leading engineering and innovation experts.
Manish Choudhary, Vice President, Global Engineering and Managing Director, Pitney Bowes India said, “We are happy with the success of the Accelerator program. Most of the startups work with our clients and co-innovate with Pitney Bowes teams. The portfolio now consists of diverse business models in emerging technologies in location, commerce and big data. The ecosystem has delivered market insights as we develop our products and solutions and has helped our clients in India.”
Last year, Pitney Bowes incubated eight startups as a part of the program namely Audianz, BrownTape, Tagalys, Teritree, Yo-app, RetailNav, Heuristics, and Ideata.
Startups can visit Pitney Bowes Accelerator program’s website and know for the application of next batch.
Courtesy – Read article in inc42.com