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Hobby Class Curator FindUrClass Raises Fresh Funding

Findurclass, an extra-curricular activity and hobby class curation startup, has raised a second round of funding from investors, including members of VentureNursery.

Published: 29th January 2016 06:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th January 2016 06:42 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Findurclass, an extra-curricular activity and hobby class curation startup, has raised a second round of funding from investors, including members of VentureNursery.

Angel investors who participated in the round include Amit Patni, Anirudh Damani and Samir Shah, it said in a statement. The additional funds will be used to scale up and expand to other tier I cities.

The company recently expanded to Pune and Bangalore. Since its launch in March 2015, the hobby class curator has over 100 categories including art and craft, sports and adventure, singing, cooking and photography listed on its platform.

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Kendra recently retired from Dell's Software group where he was Vice President and General Manager of the Systems Management business.

"We are delighted to have Tom Kendra join our board. His extensive experience in senior leadership positions in leading Companies in the software industry across the world will significantly strengthen our Board," Persistent Systems CMD Anand Deshpande said.

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Agrawal will focus on aligning Avaya more closely with India's digital transformation initiative, Avaya said in a statement. During his over 10 years at Avaya, Agrawal has played a critical role in the company's development in India, scaling the India services operations, setting up the operations leadership team and driving revenue growth, it added.

Allone launches security app in India Swedish startup Allone has launched an app aimed at offering security to users.

The app turns a user's smartphone into a safety alarm. It has been launched in 13 languages including Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Norwegian and Turkish, Baltic and Thai.

"India is constantly suffering from women safety issues. Violence and insecurity are extensive society problems today and the need to create a safer environment was the prime agenda. That is my expectation with Allone," company CEO and founder Anders Paulson said.

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