Microsoft Accelerator Graduates 9 Startups, Here is What’s Interesting About Them

9 startups said good bye to the Microsoft Accelerator after four months at the program. Here’s a quick look at the outgoing batch.

1. explara

Explara is an event ticketing platform (rebranded version of Ayojak). One can use the platform to showcase, sell, promote and manage events.

Interesting bit: The company recently crossed $1 mn in revenues.

2. deck

Deck lets you create great presentations with ease. The application was launched as a mobile app first but now has a browser version as well. Deck launched its desktop version at UnPluggd.

Interesting bit: The app has crossed 100,000 downloads four weeks ago.

3. Harness

The ed-technology startup is transofrming learning experiences in K-12, higher education and private tutoring space.

Interesting bit: The companies founders have amazing pedigree. Subramanian Viswanathan, the Co-Founder & CEO is an IIT Madras alum and a serial entrepreneur.

4. i7 Networks

This Bangalore based company plays in the fast growing security market. It’s flagship product, called PeregrineGuard, is an agent less security solution for enterprises battling the BYOD crisis.

Interesting bit: Manjunath Gowda, the founder and CEO is a serial entrepreneur. The previous company in the same domain was sold at $8.5 million. The founding team has worked together for more than 5 years now.

5. iDOS

The software for enterprises helps companies cut down on errors and improve accounting compliance. The idea is to validate financial data even before it gets into an accounting software so it improves overall compliance and saves overhead costs.

Interesting bit: Even before the company launched, the startup had customer cheques worth $50,000.

6. SupportBee

This Software as a Service product is an easy way to manage customer support e-mails. The number of customers are growing organically at 70-80% month on month!

Interesting bit: Between Prateek Dayal, the company’s CEO & Co-Founder and other team members, these guys have the experience of building more than half a dozen software products already. Bootstrappers all the way. SupportBee has demoed at UnPluggd.

7. TableGrabber

Think MakeMyTrip for restaurants. TableGrabber allows you to make online reservations at restaurants.

Interesting bit: Has already clinched deals with large hotels and has been selected to the startup Chile program. They launched at UnPluggd.

8. Tuebora

The startup helps companies govern access to their applications and data. The information access management product can be deployed on premise and on the cloud as well.

Interesting bit: Tuebora is one of the very few companies selected by Citrix in their incubation program. They raised $250,000 from Citrix in March 2013 and are targeting a Series A round by the end of the year.

9. Visarity

The ad-tech company helps people create 3D advertisements for the mobile.

Interesting bit: The company is going after a very large market with a great product with some neat technology to back it up.

Recommended Read : India’s First Ever Study on Startup Accelerators. What do Indian Entrepreneurs Expect from Startup Accelerators?

 

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