Ace investor Y-Combinator picks 28 startups from India for winter batch – The Indian Wire

  • Y-Combinator , an early investor in the Indian startup ecosystem, has picked 28 startups from India for its winter batch, which is more than double its previous 12, reported Mint , citing two closed sources.
  • As per the sources, among the startups selected for this year’s batch are Squats Fitness – which provides health, fitness and corporate wellness services, Urban Kisaan – seeking to make and sell fresh produce, NearPe – which collects cash for orders on behalf of online firms, and AuthLayer – which provides software to banks for identity verification.
  • While, other Indian startups in the batch also include Deepsource – which helps detect bugs and security issues in code, BotAroma – which is developing a technology tool to help celebrities and publishers interact with their audience and Chutney – building a social shopping app, said the people cited above.

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