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Economic Times - Bizzo garners $2 million in funding from ICICI Bank-led group of investors

Date: 5th May 2022 | Thu

MUMBAI: Bizzo, a Covid-born tech company launched to empower digitisation of small and independent service businesses, has received the financial backing of $2 million from a strong investor community led by ICICI Bank and Orios Venture Partners. With this infusion, Bizzo will accelerate its plan to help service-preneurs to digitally build, scale and organise their businesses.

Bizzo’s funding announcement is in tandem with several other developments in the market that continue to create a more conducive environment for tech-led innovation in open digital commerce. Chief among these is the government of India’s Open Network of Digital Commerce (ONDC) initiative. An open architecture-based UPI-like platform for trade in goods and services, major financial institutions such as ICICI Bank, SBI & CSC have already announced significant investments in ONDC. Bizzo’s vision is, thus, aligned with the overall market direction as it aims to develop a universal seller-side app to facilitate the digitisation of services.

Read More: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/sme-sector/bizzo-garners-2-million-in-funding-from-icici-bank-led-group-of-investors/articleshow/91346601.cms

Bizzo garners 2 million in funding from ICICI

Date: 5th May 2022 | Thu

MUMBAI: Bizzo, a Covid-born tech company launched to empower digitisation of small and independent service businesses, has received the financial backing of $2 million from a strong investor community led by ICICI Bank and Orios Venture Partners. With this infusion, Bizzo will accelerate its plan to help service-preneurs to digitally build, scale and organise their businesses.

Bizzo’s funding announcement is in tandem with several other developments in the market that continue to create a more conductive environment for tech-led innovation for in open digital commerce. 

Read More: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/sme-sector/bizzo-garners-2-million-in-funding-from-icici-bank-led-group-of-investors/articleshow/91346601.cms

Your story - How Mumbai startup BizzO helps travel and hospitality SMBs digitise operations, bookings

Date: 25th Apr 2022 | Mon

Backed by ICICI Bank, Orios Venture Partners, and Fino Payments Bank, Mumbai-based B2B enterprise BizzO — founded in 2021 — helps SMB service providers build a business app on its platform to manage travel and related bookings

What is the minimum requirement for businesses to go digital in this era? A smartphone, low-cost data, and a low-cost payment solution.Yet, only amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, did several micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) venture into the digital medium to keep their businesses alive.

Read more: https://yourstory.com/2022/04/mumbai-startup-bizzo-helps-travel-hospital-smbs-digitise/amp

Tech panda - The Tech Panda 6 startups of the month

Date: 18th May 2022 | Wed

Bizzo is an app for digitising all service based businesses that helps by creating customized booking portals.

Viineit Toshniiwal, CEO and Co-Founder at Bizzo said, “For too long now, India’s small businesses were pushed towards aggregation. However, the trend now is to move towards de-aggregation and reduced dependence on centralised monolith platforms with closed systems. The next decade is going to be all about unbundling and using open architecture-based systems that brings autonomy to small and independent businesses.”

Read More: https://thetechpanda.com/the-tech-panda-6-startups-of-the-month-tech-2/36425/

BW Disrupt - Tech Startup Bizzo Garners $ 2 M From ICICI Bank-Led Group of Investors

Date: 5th May 2022 | Thu

Bizzo, a tech startup launched to empower digitisation of small and independent service businesses, has received the financial backing of $ 2 million from a strong investor community led by ICICI Bank and Orios Venture Partners. With this fresh funding infusion, Bizzo will accelerate its plan to help service-preneurs to digitally build, scale and organise their businesses.

Commenting on the fundraising, Viineit Toshniiwal, CEO and Co-Founder at Bizzo said, “We are delighted to have ICICI Bank and Orios on board as investors in Bizzo’s vision to digitally empower India’s vast SMB ecosystem. For too long now, India’s small businesses were pushed towards aggregation. However, the trend now is to move towards de-aggregation and reduced dependence on centralised monolith platforms with closed systems. The next decade is going to be all about unbundling and using open architecture-based systems that brings autonomy to small and independent businesses.”

Read More: http://bwdisrupt.businessworld.in/article/Tech-Startup-Bizzo-Garners-2-M-From-ICICI-Bank-Led-Group-of-Investors/05-05-2022-427689/

Business line- Tech start-up BizzO launches GoMahabaleshwar

Date: 23rd May 2022 | Mon

Aims to empower small businesses across the travel-tourism and hospitality value chain from the region. Designed especially for business owners in Mahabaleshwar’s travel-tourism and hospitality value chain, GoMahabaleshwar is a one-of-its-kind initiative that will bring together local service providers and businesses on one single site that is collectively owned and operated by the community.

Read More: https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/info-tech/tech-start-up-bizzo-launches-gomahabaleshwar/article65453354.ece

Eleven news - Gomahabaleshwar event coverage

Date: 20th May 2022 | Fri

The Gomahabaleshwar event was conducted to celebrate our current partners and shed light on the functions of the website. The CEO of Bizzo, shed light on the company's offerings, how they operate and how joining hands with them can be fruitful for business owners. 

Watch Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjVjJMp8jtE

Times of power & voice -Tech Start-Up BIZZO Launches Go Mahabaleshwar Microsite to Empower Local Travel & Tourism Businesses

Date: 22nd May 2022 | Sun

Pune: BizzO, a Covid-born tech start-up launchedto empower small and independent service businesses across the country, has unveiled its very first microsite, named ‘GoMahabaleshwar.

The launch event for GoMahabaleshwar’ was attended by Smt. Pallavi Patil, Chief Officer – Mahabaleshwar Municipality, Mr. Sunil Katkar – PA of Shrimant Chh. Udayanraje Bhosale (Member of Parliament), Mr. Shrikant Tidke – Tahsildar Mahabaleshwar Municipality, Mr. Rahul Bhilare – Association Head, Bhilar Hotel Association, Mr. Rohan Komti – Head Association, Hotel Association Mahabaleshwar, Mr. Ankush Bawalekar – Head  Mahabaleshwar Taxi Association, Mr. Bhagwat Saheb – PSI Mahabaleshwar,  Mahabaleshwar Police Station and DM Bavalekar – Ex President – Mahabaleshwar Hotel Association.

Read More: https://timesofpowerandvoice.com/2022/05/22/tech-start-up-bizzo-launches-go-mahabaleshwar-microsite-to-empower-local-travel-tourism-businesses/

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