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Startups Working to Tackle Coronavirus Amid Lockdown – 9th April

Find the latest updates of today, i.e., 9th April 2020 straight from the Startup India Community amid coronavirus nationwide
Find the latest updates of today, i.e., 9th April 2020 straight from the Startup India Community amid coronavirus nationwide lockdown.

Grocery Delivery Service by Box8 amid COVID-19 Lockdown

The food-tech startup company named Box8 is now allowing its users to order groceries online. Users can order various essentials, including dairy, vegetables, fruits, bread, bites, and other edibles, through a feature called “InstFresh” on its app. Through this service, it will deliver such products within 30 minutes in cities, namely Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, and Gurugram, according to the reports.

Exclusive Grocery Services for the residents of NoBroker Launched

As per the statement released by NoBroker, they have launched services for the home-delivery of groceries on its app. Through this app, the property portal will allow its residents to order daily essentials amid COVID-19 lockdown. The company is currently running its services in Bengaluru, Pune, Chennai, and Hyderabad. They are also planning on expanding their services to various other cities across India, including Mumbai and Delhi.

Webinars by KSUM to Mentor Startups During Coronavirus Pandemic Crisis

KSUN (Kerala Startup Mission) is planning various mentoring sessions for startups in association with industry bodies. This online series of mentorship will cover a spectrum of topics to help them meet multiple challenges arising due to coronavirus pandemic. The industry agencies include high profile leaders from platforms like Twitter, Paytm, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

The aim is to provide startups a variety of ideas through these sessions from the comfort of their couches. Startups will get to know more about different aspects of the business, including marketing, fund management, and perspective of investors.

Launching of Data Marketplace App that features Coronavirus Tracking by Aiisma

Aiisma has launched a feature on its app that tracks data for coronavirus. This data marketplace is famous for rewarding its users that trade their data through Aiisma platforms, both consensually and anonymously. The features, including location sharing and health mapping, have a great application on tracing contacts. It is one of the most substantial aid so far against COVID-19. These features can successfully form a digital fence from the spread of coronavirus. It will support the authorities and citizens in the combat against the pandemic.