Startup Weekly News: 21st August - 25th August

Manali Mehrishi

28th Aug'23
Startup Weekly News: 21st August - 25th August | OpenGrowth

Welcome to OpenGrowth's weekly startup news, where we bring the latest developments, insights, and trends propelling the startup ecosystem worldwide.

21st August 2023

ChatGPT Enabled Fraudsters to Deploy Crypto Botnet on X

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A botnet linked to ChatGPT highlights the seamless and potent utilization of artificial intelligence for spreading misinformation.

While ChatGPT has the potential to revolutionize web search, enhance office tasks, and transform education, it has also been utilized as a charismatic chatbot promoting cryptocurrency on social media. (Read more)


22nd August 2023

Zomato and Battery Smart Collaborate to Offer Battery-Swapping Access for Delivery Partners

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In a strategic move to enhance operational efficiency and sustainability, food delivery giant Zomato has partnered with Battery Smart, a pioneering player in the battery-swapping industry. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in catering to Zomato's vast fleet of delivery partners' needs while contributing to eco-friendly practices. (Read more)


23rd August 2023

Yeeld and Airwallex Collaborate for Global Payments

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Yeeld, a FinTech startup co-founded by Emily Tsitrian and Mira Boora, former employees of Stripe, has entered into a partnership with Airwallex to expedite worldwide payments and financial operations for its clientele. The startup, specializing in aiding businesses of varying sizes in incorporating or updating their payment acceptance technology, is aiming to enhance profitability for its customers by modernizing and optimizing its systems. (Read more)


24th August 2023

Gaming Startup Ampverse to Establish Cutting-edge Studio in India

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Singapore's groundbreaking gaming startup, Ampverse, has unveiled its strategic intention to establish a gaming studio in India, marking a significant leap in its global expansion endeavors. The announcement was made by Ampverse's Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Charlie Baillie, during an exclusive interview with PTI. The company's expansion blueprint is set to unfold through a dynamic joint venture in collaboration with DMI Finance. (Read more)


25th August 2023

Ex-Slack Growth Leader Developing Inclusive Growth Tracking Platform

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In 2015, Panobi's co-founder, Merci Grace, spearheaded growth at Slack, propelling user numbers from 50,000 to over 3 million in a brief span. Throughout, she gained insights into growth metric monitoring, highlighting the challenge of consolidating data from diverse sources.

In 2021, she leveraged her expertise, launching Panobi, a growth-tracking platform she yearned for during her Slack tenure. (Read more)

In case you missed it: Startup Weekly News: 14th August - 18th August

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Manali is a versatile content writer with experience in creating compelling blog posts, website copies, and content strategies across several industries. She is committed to delivering top-notch content that meets both her readers' expectations and her clients' standards. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, baking, and acquiring new knowledge and skills.