Mobile Premier League (MPL) announced its acquisition of Crevise Technologies Private Limited, a Pune based start-up focused on providing end-to-end product engineering consultation. Crevise Technologies is a three-year-old start-up with expertise in DevOps, Machine Learning and Full Stack Development. This marks Mobile Premier League’s first acquisition in the country since the launch of the company in September 2018.
The deal consists of a combination of cash and equity and is more in the nature of an acquihire. Mukta Apahale and Atul Aphale, who founded Crevise Technologies in 2016, will lead the 10-member MPL team from Pune. MPL and Crevise Technologies have already collaborated in the past with the objective of improving performance and operational efficiency. Through the acquisition, MPL aims to utilize Crevise’s experience in DevOps and reliability engineering to make the platform more robust, agile, and reliable for its users.
Shubham Malhotra, Co-Founder and COO of Mobile Premier League on the acquisition “As a fast-moving company, we are in a continuous deployment mode. We needed a strong team of DevOps engineers to move the delivery capacity up swiftly. Before deciding to bring Crevise Technologies onboard as a part of the MPL team we had a great stint working with them as a client partner. While working with them, we also noticed synergies in work ethics, team values, and cultural fitment, that led us to move towards this acquisition. The team brings their rich end-to-end product engineering capabilities to the table and we are excited to build MPL together.”
“eSports is becoming a mass market phenomenon in India and MPL is spearheading it. We have an amazing opportunity to manage engineering reliability for MPL. Together MPL and Crevise can deliver a better experience to our end customers by supporting the engineering side of MPL’s exponential growth and scale.” said Mukta, Founder and CEO of Crevise Technologies.
MPL recently announced the Series A investment of USD 35.5 Million, led by Sequoia India, Times Internet, and GoVentures with participation from other investors including RTP Global, BeeNext, Base Ventures, and Venture Highway. The funds will enable the seven-month-old mobile gaming platform to invest in product and user growth in India. MPL is currently one of the Playstore’s top ranking apps across categories with over 25 million installs making it the fastest growing app in India.
Airtel Adds Covid Support Resources on Its Airtel Thanks App
Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”) has rolled out a range of Covid support initiatives for customers by leveraging its digital platforms.
Covid services on Airtel Thanks app
Airtel has integrated easily accessible bouquet of Covid support resources and related information in the Airtel Thanks app’s Explore section.
- Covid SOS: Covid SOS aggregates verified and updated contacts for important supplies such as medicines, oxygen, plasma donors, ambulance, hospital beds (regular, O2, ICU), and testing centres. With a few clicks, the platform connects users to these service providers/resources and tries to ensure that users do not have to waste precious time to access this data. All the information available on Covid SOS is painstakingly verified by their teams. The platform is powered by Airtel IQ.
- Cowin: Airtel Thanks users can also book a vaccination slot for themselves and their loved ones through the app. With the Cowin platform APIs integrated with Airtel Thanks app, information on nearest vaccination centres and available slots is updated on real time basis.
Users need to download the latest version of Airtel Thanks app (iOS, Android), go to the Explore section and click on the Covid support banners to access relevant resources.
Business can create FREE Helpline for employees with Airtel IQ
Business of all sizes can set up FREE Covid Helpline for their employees within two minutes with Airtel IQ – a cloud communication platform. Airtel is giving 5000 minutes with each Helpline account so that businesses can stay connected with their employees and organize their efforts.
This feature is particularly useful for medium to small sized companies who can set up a secure helpline instantly without any in-house telco infrastructure.
Access COVID-19 Resources on Indus App Bazaar
Indus App Bazaar has curated a special category of featured apps under ‘COVID-19 Resources’ to equip people with the right information around solutions to tackle the ongoing pandemic. The category includes apps like 1 mg, Practo, BigBasket, Country Delight, Bajaj Finserv Health, and Paytm, to name a few.
Amid this global upheaval, people constantly lookout for solutions around health, finance, and essentials – the three key elements for sustenance. These are trying times for everyone, and Indus App Bazaar believes that humanity can serve as one of the greatest tools to weather this crisis. The availability of curated apps underlines the brand’s commitment to supporting people and helping them sail through the black swan event using the power of apps.
Speaking about the Covid-19 curation, Suniva Rawat, AVP, Marketing, Indus App Bazaar said, “India is grappling with COVID-19 and we wanted to make the discovery of use apps extremely easy. This curation has been done with the needs of Indians who are staying at home. This is especially useful for Indians who require assistance to go digital.”
Designed to help users discover new and trending apps in their preferred language, Indus App Bazaar houses over 400,000 apps in English as well as 12 Indian languages, including Hindi, Marathi, Gujrati, Tamil, and Bengali. Driven to support ‘Made in India’ and ‘Vocal for Local’ initiatives, this app store aims to address the needs of Indian consumers using local and linguistic content.
Now Invest in Gold with Airtel Thanks App
As part of its growing bouquet of digital services, Airtel Payments Bank launched DigiGold in partnership with SafeGold – the leading provider of digital gold.
With DigiGold, Airtel Payments Bank’s savings account customers can invest in 24K gold using the Airtel Thanks app. Customers can also gift DigiGold to their family and friends, who have a savings account with Airtel Payments Bank.
The gold purchased by customers is stored securely by SafeGold at no additional cost and can be sold through Airtel Thanks app at any time in a matter of few clicks. There is no minimum investment value requirement and customers can start with as low as one rupee.
Ganesh Ananthanarayanan, Chief Operating Officer, Airtel Payments Bank, said, “DigiGold is the latest addition to our neo-banking proposition of simple, secure, and value-driven products. Our customers can now invest in gold through a seamless digital journey on our app. We also plan to introduce Systematic Investment Plans to enable customers to invest regularly.”
Gaurav Mathur, MD, SafeGold, said, “Gold being a part of almost every Indian’s investment portfolio, it is imperative for the ecosystem to devise avenues that empower every citizen to buy and sell gold digitally. Gold has seen a resurgence over the past year as the savings instrument of choice, and we are proud to have partnered with Airtel Payments Bank to offer customers range of digital gold related products in the manner and value of their choice.”
SafeGold, the leading provider of digital gold, offers customers 24K gold ascribing to international quality standards. It combines the convenience and speed of the internet with the safety of a SEBI registered Trustee, and more security than traditional gold purchases.
Airtel Payments Bank recently increased its savings deposit limit to Rs 2 lakhs in line with RBI guidelines. It now offers an increased interest rate of 6% on deposits between Rs 1 – 2 lakhs.
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