Konotor and PiQube Graduate from PayPal’s Start Tank

PayPal today announced the graduation of the second batch of startups from its incubation centre Start Tank. The batch includes user engagement startup Konotor and HR focused startup PiQube which had joined its incubation programme November 2014.

In April 2015, Chennai-based PiQube raised $500K in funding from private investment company HR Fund, while Konotor recently got acquired by Freshdesk.


About Konotor:

A product of Demach Software India Private Limited. Konotor, was founded by Srikrishnan Ganesan, Vignesh Girishankar and Deepak Balasubramanyam. It enables messaging between businesses and their app users for customers support, promotions, re-engagement, and more.

It helps businesses engage with users in a proactive and contextual manner through features like rich two­-way messaging, in­app support and marketing automation.

About PiQube:

Founded by Jayadev Mahalingam, PiQube is a hiring platform which combines data science and human judgment to help companies hire smarter, swifter, and simpler. It is a hiring tool that not only performs socio-metric profiling and analytical reporting, but also helps create a job, view applicant profiles for that job, shortlist the profiles, reject those that do not qualify, schedule interviews, verify the candidates, and even make an offer to the right candidate.
The machine learning platform aggregates companies and recruitment agencies.

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