Today Startup News – 19 March 2024

Today Startup News

These are the notable startup news from today.

Zomato Launches ‘Pure Veg Fleet’ To Cater To Vegetarian Customers

Zomato founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal announced the launch of ‘Pure Veg Mode’ and ‘Pure Veg Fleet’ to cater to customers with 100% vegetarian dietary preferences.

  • Pure Veg Mode: This mode features a curation of restaurants serving only pure vegetarian food, excluding all establishments offering non-vegetarian items.
  • Pure Veg Fleet: Exclusively serving orders from pure vegetarian restaurants, this fleet ensures no non-vegetarian meals are delivered, nor vegetarian meals from non-vegetarian establishments.

NCleantech Startup Sprih Bags $3 Mn To Aid Companies With Carbon Emission

Sprih, a cleantech startup founded in 2022 by Ravi Singhal, Rohit Toshniwal, and Hemant Joshi, secured $3 million in funding. The investment aims to bolster sales and marketing efforts for global expansion.

  • Mission: Sprih, powered by AI technology, assists companies in achieving sustainability goals by offering data-driven, action-oriented solutions.
  • Funding Usage: The funds will primarily support sales, marketing, and further development of the platform’s global presence.

Shark Tank Fame Vobble Bags Funding From Lumikai, Others To Provide Audio Content For Kids

Vobble, an audio content platform focused on children aged 4 to 12 years, secured funding for product and team development, user retention, and enhancing its net promoter score.

  • Background: Founded in 2023 by Neha Sharma and Sowmya Jagannath, Vobble gained prominence after appearing on Shark Tank India and receiving funding from Namita Thapar, executive director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals.
  • Funding Usage: The fresh investment will fuel product enhancements and team expansion, with a focus on user retention strategies.

Top-Level Exits Continue At Meesho: Now, CXO Harsh Chaudhary Quits To Join Flipkart

Harsh Chaudhary, who oversaw advertising and financial services at Meesho, departed to join Flipkart as VP of Customer in February 2024.

  • Trend: Chaudhary’s departure is part of a series of top-level exits from Meesho in recent months.
  • ESOP Buyback: Meesho initiated an INR 200 Cr ($25 Mn) ESOP buyback program earlier this month, signaling strategic changes within the company.
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