New Delhi: Robotics start-up Miko raised ₹23 crore in a pre-series B round led by Stride Ventures. Existing investors is including Chiratae Ventures, YourNest Venture Capital and a group of angel investors, led by former Nasscom chairman Keshav Murugesh, also participated in the round. Stride aims to be a strategic partner in the company’ through its customized offerings and relationships across banks and corporates. Founded five years back, Miko was created by three IIT Bombay graduates, Sneh R Vaswani, Prashant Iyengar and Chintan Raikar. After the success of their first…Read More
Day: October 13, 2020
Covid-sniffing robots offer testing alternative !!
A biotechnology startup called Koniku is trying to develop robots that could sniff out Covid-19. infections faster than conventional testing. The technology fuses neurons with a silicon chip to create a “smell cyborg” capable of detecting scents ranging from that explosives to pathogens. Koniku’s first clinical trial began three weeks ago and will examine samples from patients tested for Covid-19 to compare how well the smell-bot is detects the virus compared with traditional methods. Small internal trials have already demonstrated that it can accurately detect the presence of influenza A….Read More