Two startups– HotelsAroundYou and FindUrClass– have been picked by accelerator VentureNursery for its 5th batch. The accelerator received over 500 applications, it said.
Startups were picked by a selection council comprising of active angel investor Siddharth Ladsariya and Vishal Maheshwari, a former Senior Director at Yahoo India.
FindURClass is a search and discovery platform that helps students select a class. The company is currently focussing on the extracurricular activities or hobby classes market. The site allows users to search and shortlist classes based on interest, location, age and price. It was founded by Rina Nathani, formerly of KPMG.
HotelsAroundYou is a service that allows customers to book hotel rooms at the last minute. The startup was co-founded by Harsha, an MBA graduate from the Indian School of Business, Mohsin, a graduate from the University of California San Diego and Animesh, who has pursued his engineering from Mumbai University.