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We “Pixr8 News” Raise 2.5 Mn Angel Funding
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We “Pixr8 News” Raise 2.5 Mn Angel Funding

Delhi based Online Business Media Platform Pixr8 News has raised 2.5 Million Seed Funding From an Angel Investor. The digital media house plans to use the newly raised funds in expanding its customer base, acquiring readership and hiring new talent that could boost its market reach and business operations. Currently, with offices in Lucknow and Delhi, the organisation has helped many leading Global Companies, SMEs & Startups to promote their brand, business & portfolio. Confirming on the latest funding round, Mr Nitish Singh, CEO and Founder at Pixr8 News said, "We feel lucky to have raised seed funding at such a crucial juncture. We now aim to use the latest funding for company expansion in India and Internationally.  Founded in 2014 by Mr Nitish Singh, Pixr8 News is an emerg...
Food Delivery Platform Swiggy Expands Service in Lucknow
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Food Delivery Platform Swiggy Expands Service in Lucknow

Swiggy, the popular food ordering and delivery platform in India has announced the expansion of its service to Lucknow, the 15th city where the company will go onboard in the country. The company has tied up with over more than 220 restaurants and will be serving in areas such as Gomti Nagar, Indira Nagar, Mahanagar, Nishatganj, Hazratganj, Aliganj, Nirala Nagar and Khurram Nagar by end of this month. Confirming its launch in the city of Nawabs, Srivats T.S., Vice President-Marketing at Swiggy said, Lucknow has a mix of different cuisines and influences woven into its culinary tradition, and we are excited to serve here. Our App has witnessed thousands of downloads for the app in Lucknow even before our launch. This not only shows that food ordering and delivery has become an integr...
Zomato expands in North, Launches Service in Lucknow and Ludhiana
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Zomato expands in North, Launches Service in Lucknow and Ludhiana

Zomato, the popular online restaurant search platform is all set to expand its ordering and food delivery services in North as it has decided to kick-start its operations in Lucknow and Ludhiana, as informed by the company on Friday. With the launch of Zomato's services in these two cities, Zomato's online network has now stretched across 17 Indian cities which include Pune, Kochi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Indore, Coimbatore, Vadodara, and Nagpur, Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata. The company has tied up with 1000 restaurants across the new cities including legendary, exquisite, favourites, to quick food joints and new cafes. Popular restaurant brands like Moti Mahal, Al-Baik.Com, Marksman will now give service online through Zomato. Mohit Kumar, Zomato,...
65 Crore Spent Over UP Investors Summit 2018
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65 Crore Spent Over UP Investors Summit 2018

Uttar Pradesh government spent 65 crore capital for the 2-day Investors Summit-2018, which concluded yesterday. The official of government said that It was the biggest summit held in the state adding that 22 chartered planes and more that 300 rooms in over 12 luxury hotels were booked besides construction of roads, putting up of hoardings and illuminating the entire city. The two day investment summit witnessed the signing of 1,045 MOUs worth over Rs 4.28 lakh crores. Besides, investors present showed interest in making additional investment worth Rs 4 lakh crore. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, "In the two-day summit, representatives from 10 countries, more than 6,000 participants, above 110 companies participated. As many as 32 parallel sessions took place in the summit"...
Top 5 Announcements Made By Mukesh Ambani At UP Investors Summit 2018
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Top 5 Announcements Made By Mukesh Ambani At UP Investors Summit 2018

The ongoing UP Investors Summit 2018 at Indira Gandhi Pratisthan, Lucknow witnessed the assembly of Top Ministers, Industry leaders and distinguished dignitaries from all around the world. The event that is aimed at showcasing investment opportunities and potential across various sectors in Uttar Pradesh started with the address of Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries. Mukesh Ambani, who was delighted to be a part of such an event, thanked the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for inviting him and talked about the vision of Prime Minister to make Uttar Pradesh, Uttam Pradesh. He said he will be happy to join hands with the Prime Minister and the government to convert the fifth largest state of the country into a prosperous state. He embraces the P...
Guests To Be Welcomed By A Robot At UP Investors Summit 2018
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Guests To Be Welcomed By A Robot At UP Investors Summit 2018

The Uttar Pradesh Investors Summit which is scheduled to start from tomorrow at Lucknow has a quirky tech awaiting which will surprise the guests and others in attendance. It is reported that a robot which is programmed for speaking three different languages is specially built to welcome the event attenders. The event that is organised to welcome best minds having excellent ideas and investors from the state and more will count at least 18 Union ministers attending the summit including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nirmala Sitharaman, Nitin Gadkari, Suresh Prabhu, Smriti Irani, Ravi Shanker Prasad, Dr Harsh Vardhan, V K Singh, Dharmendra Pradhan etc. The ministers will have individual sessions to attract investment for the state. The trilingual robot whic...
All Set For UP’s First Investors Summit 2018
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All Set For UP’s First Investors Summit 2018

UP is all set to host State first investors summit on 21-22nd February. UP govt chief minister Yogi Adityanath reviewed the preparations at Indira Gandhi Pratisthaan for the two-day Investors Summit beginning here on February 21. "The government is organising this for the betterment of the public. Through this event, UP will get an opportunity to change its image. Hence, it is the responsibility of every department that it should strive for its success," CM Adityanath said. He instructed officials that reports of all the sessions be presented.   "The state government has implemented policies for various sectors. The respective ministers, principal secretaries and their subordinate staff must go through the policies, so that the investors can be given correct informatio...
Know Why This NRI Chose Lucknow Over London For His Startup
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Know Why This NRI Chose Lucknow Over London For His Startup

After Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai and other tier I cities, another city that is becoming a startup cluster is Lucknow! Lately, it has been much observed that the andaaz of Lucknow is treating startups well, with more companies trying to increase their penetration in the city of Nawabs. The startup ecosystem in Lucknow is now getting a major leg-up from not only Government sector, but also Private sector. Earlier, the state government had also created a corpus of Rs 1,000 crore to promote entrepreneurial ventures in association with the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI). With the advent of Metro, it's just a matter of a few years that the city will be a hub, sheltering huge opportunities. Besides, for entrepreneurs or to-be-entrepreneurs who are looking for opport...
Sheroes Hangout – A Café and Restaurant Run By Acid Attack Survivors in Lucknow
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Sheroes Hangout – A Café and Restaurant Run By Acid Attack Survivors in Lucknow

Yahi hota aaya hai, mujhe mat samjhaao Main tumhaare saath hun, keh kar mujhe mat phuslaao Main jeetungin kyunki aane waale kal ki mujhse shuruaat hogi Tumhe lagta hai ye mere bas ki nahin? Meri in aankhon mein jhaank kar dekho Main aane waale tooofaan ki shuruaat hoon. - Girl Child Rising   HEROES. SHEROES. Do we ever wonder what all goes on around us and how in a world full of educated people, we miss out on people who genuinely need our attention? We live in a world of misogyny, we live in a world of patriarchy but isn’t it hightime we saw those crashing down to equality? I see people talking about Feminism all over Social Media but I really want to just take this opportunity and say it out that Feminism is not majorly for those who have access to Social Media. It is for ...
These Two Young Guns Desire To Make Plastic Free Lucknow in Just Rs 2
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These Two Young Guns Desire To Make Plastic Free Lucknow in Just Rs 2

The synthesis of plastic was the polymer revolution remarked as a marked milestone for the modern industrial revolution. Almost 42% objects we use today in our daily life are composed of plastic. Plastic is an organic product though, but it has been a biodegradable curse on our ecosystem for long. We have been studying about the negative effects of the plastic bags on our ecosystem ever since the Environmental education was introduced in the school curriculum, but nothing substantial has been done about it. Plastic was made to be everlasting, as a polymer that would pass the test of time, but little was known that it will become a non-biodegradable curse on our ecosystem. The usage and then consumption of the plastic bag became so excessive that the government decided to impose heavy...
Ankit From Lucknow, A Real Digital India Hero
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Ankit From Lucknow, A Real Digital India Hero

Ankit Srivastava, a 22-year-old Entrepreneur from Lucknow become a real example of Digital India. Ankit made an app, which receives 2 million (20 lakhs) downloads in one year without spending a single paisa. Cherry on the cake, Ankit now receiving a passive income of $50,000 per year through his app, while sitting in Lucknow.  Brilliant!!! So here Ankit shared his amazing story with Pixr8. We hope you all will inspire after reading his inspirational journey.   From College Goers to App maker- When I first started learning to make android apps, I was still in college and I was barely passing. I never liked going to classes. I didn’t have many friends and the ones I had, always sought pleasure in demeaning others and laughed at others’ misery. I was just killing time and avoiding ...
Deliver in 3 Hours, This Lucknow Based Startup Beats Snapdeal and Flipkart
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Deliver in 3 Hours, This Lucknow Based Startup Beats Snapdeal and Flipkart

SpinKart is a startup operating from Lucknow that has a lot of research work behind it. They understand that usually, shoppers have a harrowing experience in India - going for groceries, running through aisles with their carts, waiting for hours during checkout, add to that the chaos of traffic, parking and fuel costs. Online shopping is a far better experience. So Spinkart asks you to just Spin all your requirements into the online cart and checkout with a few clicks – and this convenience is highlighted in the name ‘Spinkart’.   Getting off the Ground Spinkart started operations in Oct 2014. Operating from Lucknow, UP, they took a little time to get the basic formalities completed – the registration of the company and obtain other licences and they were up and running. S...