Noise Amplifies with Bose's Investment🎧, Swiggy's Fee Feud🍕
Accenture's GenAI Studio in Bengaluru, Physics Wallah's Ambitious Offline Plans, Funding Deals and the Motivational Risk-Taking Call.
Hello folks 👋🏻,
Welcome to Rise & Shine, where we step into possibility with these empowering words.
"Take the risk or lose the chance."
In the landscape of opportunities, this statement stands as a guiding beacon, inviting us to embrace the courage to take risks in pursuing our dreams.
Join us as we explore the transformative power of bold choices, understanding that the path to success often requires the willingness to venture into the unknown.
In this edition, let's embark on a journey of calculated risks, where deciding to take a chance becomes the catalyst for growth, discovery, and fulfilling aspirations.
Noise onboards global audio firm Bose as strategic investor
Gadget and wearables brand Noise has raised maiden funding from global audio giant Bose. The Gurugram-based company remained a bootstrapped firm until this Series A round. Bose and Noise will work together to innovate in the audio space, strengthening its research and design, and leverage Bose’s distribution to expand into other geographies.
Swiggy’s 2% collection fee sparks dispute with restaurants
Food delivery platform Swiggy will levy a 2% collection fee on all orders starting December 20. The decision did not sit well with restaurants, who said that the added cost would affect profitability.
Accenture opens GenAI studio in Bengaluru
Multinational professional services company Accenture launched a generative AI studio in India’s tech capital Bengaluru. The studio will develop a full stack of genAI capabilities for enterprises to leverage to optimize their business processes, the company said.
Physics Wallah eyes offline expansion in 2024 with 100 physical centers
Edtech unicorn Physics Wallah plans to expand in 2024, taking its offline footprint to 100 centers from 64, cofounder Prateek Maheshwari told. A Rs 100-crore corpus has been earmarked for expansion for two years starting January 2023.
Electric vehicle finance and asset management platform Finayo has secured Rs 16 crore in funding co-led by NBFCs F Mec, CFPI and other angel investors.
Hogr, a social platform that enables restaurant and food discovery, has raised Rs 10 crore in a seed funding round led by Curefoods, a cloud kitchen brand housing various brands such as EatFit and Cakezone.
Blue Planet Environmental Solutions has raised a $35 million funding round from impact investor The Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU).
🦘 Short Story: The Leap of Possibility
In a small town, there lived a young dreamer named Maya, who yearned to pursue her passion for art. An opportunity arose to showcase her work at a prestigious gallery, but fear gripped her. A wise mentor shared, "Take the risk or lose the chance."
Embracing these words, Maya submitted her portfolio, uncertain of the outcome. To her surprise, the gallery accepted her work and praised her unique perspective. Maya's bold choice to take the risk opened doors to a world of possibilities she had only imagined.
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As we conclude this edition, carry with you the transformative wisdom of the phrase: "Take the risk or lose the chance."
Embrace the journey of calculated risks, recognizing that each step into the unknown brings you closer to the chance of a lifetime.
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