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imocha raises pre-series A funding of $600K
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imocha raises pre-series A funding of $600K

PUNE, India, Aug. 26, 2020-- SaaS-based digital skills assessment startup Interview Mocha has secured $600,000 in pre-series A funding from a group of investors, including Freshworks CEO Girish Mathrubootham.Interview Mocha has remained bootstrapped since its founding in 2015 and has revenues of more than $2 million ARR. The startup was founded by former IBM executives Amit Mishra and Sujit Karpe. Other high-profile investors in the round include former Snapdeal CPO and Facebook Director Anand Chandrasekharan, and Vaibhav Domkundwar, CEO of Better Capital. Girish Mathrubootham, CEO of Freshworks, said, "Amit and Sujit have built a solid team, and a product that customers love. The company is already profitable and has a big addressable market." "Talent leaders of global companies...
Infosys to roll out incentive scheme for staff with digital skills
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Infosys to roll out incentive scheme for staff with digital skills

NEW DELHI: Infosys will roll out an incentive scheme this year for employees equipped with digital skills and will aggressively re-deploy staff on projects offering opportunities to work on new technologies as it looks to stem rising attrition in the face of stricter visa rules, a top executive has said. Infosys COO Pravin Rao, during a recent investor call, said Infosys' localization efforts have helped its business become "much more resilient and less susceptible to the visa regime than in the past". "This is an effort we need to continue till we get to the 50 per cent mark," he added. In January, Infosys had said it has already hired over 7,600 staff in the US - more than three-fourths of its target of recruiting 10,000 American workers. It had also spoken about making re...
Google India Announces Launch of SMB Heroes Programme
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Google India Announces Launch of SMB Heroes Programme

After launching Digital Unlocked, a training programme to help small and medium businesses (SMBs) go digital, Google India today announced the launch of SMB Heroes, a nation-wide programme designed to recognise SMBs that have embraced digital platform to grow their business. A nation-wide programme SMB Heroes will comprise three categories -- Business Innovation through Digital, Impacting Change through Digital and Woman Business Leader, Kevin OKane, Managing Director, Google Marketing Solutions- Asia Pacific, told reporters here. Google today launched Digital Unlocked programme here. Since its launch in January this year, Google has hosted Digital Unlocked workshops in five cities across the country and trained over 4,000 businesses across the offline and online training. Startin...