Business Briefs: Pienso Raises $2.1 Million Seed Round

... Two universities internationally known for driving early-stage business activity have agreed to jointly support tech startups and entrepreneurial activity among tenant companies in their respective startup centers. The international collaboration links the New York University Tandon School of Engineering Future Labs to the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur Incubators. The three-year agreement sets the framework for giving select startups from the IITK Incubators access to NYU Tandon Future Labs for support and mentoring, as well as insight into U.S. market; allowing Future Labs companies desiring to explore the Indian market to call upon IITK knowledge and resources.

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