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Gupshup hires Krishna Tammana as CTO

Global conversational platform Gupshup says it has hired Krishna Tammana as its chief technology officer, to lead tech strategy, engineering and integration for the startup.

Krishna brings with him two decades of experience. Previously, he was CTO at Talend, a data integration and management company. He has also worked with Splunk, E*Trade, and Sybase.

“We are on the cusp of another fundamental shift in how the world leverages mobile technology. Gupshup is uniquely positioned to help many more brands reach and engage with a much broader customer base more effectively,” said Krishna in a press release.

Accenture opens Advanced Technology Center in Coimbatore

IT giant Accenture said it has opened a new advanced tech centre in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, to focus on building and delivering “transformative technology services” for global clients.

“We are committed to expanding our presence to Tier II cities and Coimbatore is a preferred choice as the city is home to some of India’s leading educational institutions and has emerged as a critical talent hub for technology professionals,” said Mahesh Zurale, senior managing director, lead – Advanced Technology Centers in India, Accenture.

Mahesh added that Accenture is recruiting people who have deep skills in platforms, cloud, data, AI, and the metaverse.

E-mobility startup Motovolt partners with CSC Grameen E-Store to make e-cycles available in remote villages

Motovolt, an electric mobility venture, said it is collaborating with CSC Grameen E-store to provide its range of e-cycles available to people in the remotest villages of India.

CSC said it will take the initiative for promoting rural e-mobility to ensure that “students, small vendors, farmers and women enhance their business, economic and social activities.”

To access the e-cycles, people can visit their nearest common service centre (CSC) and place an order.

“Our e-cycles are zero-emission, cost significantly less to own and operate more efficiently than an electric 2-wheeler, and can be safely used without the need for registration or driving license etc,” said Tushar Choudhary, Founder of Motovolt.

LoanTap inks deal with Muthoot Finance

Digital lending startup LoanTap said it will collaborate with Muthoot Finance to help the latter onboard more millennials using its tech and sourcing strength.

“Through this partnership, we will be able to service more customers especially the millennial crowd through LoanTap’s quick and simple platform and offer hassle-free personal loans to them,” said SG Mahesh, Business Head of Unsecured Loans at Muthoot Finance.

Oxane Partners set up new Hyderabad office; to hire 500+ in the next two years

Fintech solutions provider Oxane Partners said on Wednesday it will launch a new office in the HITEC city of Hyderabad-its fourth office location-and hire around 100 professionals this year.

Over the next two years, it wants to hire 500+ people in its offices, across the intersection of finance and technology.

The company has more than doubled its workforce to over 250+ professionals since the pandemic started, it said. In the first half of 2022, it hired 88 people.

“The firm is looking to add professionals with analytical thinking, financial expertise, business analysis, and technology skillsets to its existing team.”

Founded in 2013 by former Deutsche Bank executives, Oxane Partners provides tech-driven solutions to help banks and investment firms analyse and manage their investments.

(This story will be updated with the latest news throughout the day.)

Edited by Saheli Sen Gupta

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