Twitter invests in its second Indian start up within a span of two months
- Twitter co-founder,
Biz Stone, announced that they will be investing in a Kerala based startup — Sieve.
- Sieve is a platform for tech freelancers and agencies to provide services over the cloud.
- This is Twitter’s second investment in an Indian tech startup after funding
ShareChat, a local language social media app, in August.
This will be
"I have used the product of Sieve as a freelancer. As an Angel, I consider the person first, and the product second. I find Sanjay as a dedicated, empathetic and extremely hardworking individual," stated Stone during a video conference at Huddle Kerala 2019.
In both instances, Twitter has not disclosed the amount it has invested.
What is Sieve?
Sieve is a platform for tech freelancers and agencies. It provides services like infrastructure to websites, creating digital signatures or even manages invoices.
As of now, Sieve only serves the US market but has plans to expand into Europe.
The aim is to allow entrepreneurs to build Internet companies in the cloud. Using Sieve, freelancers from all over the world can form companies, and work from anywhere in the world.
Not just Twitter
Sieve’s other investor is Friends of Oorjja, an ecosystem to help individuals from the differently-abled community. Nediyara received help from mentors in the banking industry and Otis Elevators.
Google also showed an interest in Nediyara’s startup when they invited him to their annual developers conference, Google I/O.
Facebook India Head explains 3 ways that Indian tech startups need to transform
Popular on BI
- Delhi to Kochi - Indian destinations international travellers are looking for in 2023
- Post pandemic, more organizations are moving towards e-recruitment, says a survey by HirePro
- Sensex, Nifty decline for 2nd day on selling in FMCG, steel stocks
- Foreign investors continue to pull out of Indian stocks, sell equities worth ₹3,431 crore in Feb so far
- Bharti Airtel Q3 net profit jumps 91% to ₹1,588 crore, misses estimates