Web conferencing startup uniRow raises USD 1 Mn from global investors

unirow-1Mumbai based web conferencing startup, uniRow has raised USD 1 Mn in equity investments from a group of global investors. The company has recently incorporated its global headquarters in Delaware, USA and plans to use the raised funds to pace up product innovation and growth.

uniRow was launched in 2010 by IIT Kanpur alumni, Nimit Kumar who has previously worked with IBM Research. uniRow has been designed to make online training and webinars- engaging and interactive. It allows users to hold web meetings, organize webinars and live stream events.

The enterprises use uniRow to train their remote sales teams and connect with their geographically scattered workforce, agents and distributors.

A few of its features include multi way video conferencing, document sharing, text chat, desktop sharing, text vault etc. uniRow works on Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and also has an Android and iOS version.

Its charges start from USD 150/per month (10 trainees) to USD 1500/per month (500 trainees).

Pallav Pandey, founder of Knowlarity Communications and an advisor to uniRow, has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer. “uniRow’s collaboration platform with its low bandwidth foot print disrupts the virtual training industry. It redefines how training managers train and retrain teams connected through a variety of devices.”

The company plans to focus on Indian enterprises as target market and get upto 50 customers by this financial year.

Recently, Tata Communications had also launched an app called Jamvee to bring in a multi-device compatible & cloud-based video conferencing service. Skype is also one of the most popular video conferencing service.

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