Parallocity, head-quartered in the Silicon Valley with a Product Engineering Center in Bangalore, which develops high performance runtime program analysis and defect detection frameworks announced that it has closed Series A round of funding from venture capital firm Accel Partners.
Parallocity has created a virtual machine for program analysis and error detection, especially for multi-threaded / concurrent programs. Zeus Virtual Machine (ZVM) brings in a new dimension to software testing and quality by incorporating best of current research in computing coupled with innovative applied testing methodologies. By empowering software developers and quality engineers find complex software errors with ease, Parallocity is paving way for next generation of software applications which take full advantage of the computing capabilities of state-of-the-art multi-core/ multi-processor platforms.
Subrata Mitra, Partner at Accel Partners, take the board seat at Parallocity. Parallocity houses an exceptional team delivering the next generation of capabilities in complex program analysis,” said Subrata Mitra, Accel Partners. “Investment in Parallocity is in-line with Accel’s mission to partner with companies that are truly path-breaking. We commit Accel’s global network of resources to help Parallocity scale quickly and realize its true potential.”
vcBytes – Congratulates!! Sachin
Well while we talk about money, budgets and economy, there is a start up named Sachin Tendular where Ramakanat Achrekar invested in to groom up and today it’s a multi million dollar single person start up. Congrats to Sachin Tendulkar.
Across all we liked what – Times Magazine has put together, and here is how”
When Sachin Tendulkar travelled to Pakistan to face one of the finest bowling attacks ever assembled in cricket, Michael Schumacher was yet to race a F1 car, Lance Armstrong had never been to the Tour de France, Diego Maradona was still the captain of a world champion Argentina team, Pete Sampras had never won a Grand Slam.
When Tendulkar embarked on a glorious career taming Imran and company, Roger Federer was a name unheard of; Lionel Messi was in his nappies, Usain Bolt was an unknown kid in the Jamaican backwaters. The Berlin Wall was still intact, USSR was one big, big country, Dr Manmohan Singh was yet to “open” the Nehruvian economy.
It seems while Time was having his toll on every individual on the face of this planet, he excused one man. Time stands frozen in front of Sachin Tendulkar. We have had champions, we have had legends, but we have never had another Sachin Tendulkar and we never will.
What are the most important things that investors look for before investing in a start-up? What separates rejects from stars? Here are seven characteristics most venture capital investors look for in a promising venture.
A Proprietary Product, System, Method or Approach
Investors look for surefire indications that the firms they are investing in have a leg up on competitors. While patents, trademarks, copyrights and other trade secrets do not guarantee success, many successful ventures enjoy one or more of these advantages.
A Large Potential Market
What good is a great product or service if the potential market is too limited? In a relatively small market, a venture might have to capture the entire market to be profitable. Most investors look for ventures that operate in markets large enough to result in significant revenues and profits. Large sustainable profits usually lead to greater enterprise value.
Nothing is more convincing than a rapidly growing base of satisfied customers. Well-written business plans, multiple patents and spectacular Power Point presentations are great, but early rapid product acceptance is where the metal meets the road.
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Gradatim raises $3M from NEA-IndoUS ventures as part of series A round funding. GRA-DA-TIM pronounced as grey-dey-tim is a Latin word meaning “step-by-step”, “gradually” or “by degrees”. Gradatim’s objective is to reduce the cost of computing, increase reliability and flexibility by transforming the way people use technology and third party outsourcing partnerships.
Gradatim, a pioneer in the Business Process Utility (BPU) space, delivers evolutionary, on demand business process utilities to customers across industries. Robust industry strength technology platforms which form the underpinning of Gradatim’s delivery makes Gradatim capable of managing parts of customer’s business in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Gradatim has operations in India, Australia and Singapore. Gradatim’s clients include MFIs and NBFC’s, Insurance providers across Asia and Australia.
MotorExchange as the name succinctly tells you what it is about, has raised undisclosed sum of capital from Canaan Parnters. Motorexchange is a platform for buyers and sellers to carry transactions of the used vehicles and target dealers.
MotorExchange has been founded by former Mahindra First Choice CEO Vinay Sanghi and ex-eBay India head Rajan Mehra. Sanghi is currently the CEO, and Mehra, currently a venture partner at Clearstone Venture Advisors, is the founder-director. Alok Mittal, general partner at Canaan, is joining the board of MotorExchange.
Motorexchange is targeting to capture significant market share of $15billion used car sale. Motorexchange has tied up with leading banks like ICICI and HDFC for easy finance.