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Oct 11, 2021
IndianWeb2 Desk Attentive, an early-stage B2B SaaS startup, recently announced that it has raised funding in a round led by Info Edge Ventures. The primary and secondary transactions together saw the investors investing over $2M in the company. Redstart Labs, Pavitar Singh (CTO, Sprinklr), Abhishek Khurana (SVP Product Engineering, Sprinklr), and 5 Alumni from IIT Delhi also participated in the round. Attentive’s SaaS platform enables outdoor services and insurance companies to grow their businesses by accessing valuable property attributes at the click of a button. Founded in 2017 by IIT-Delhi alumni, Attentive has grown into one of the most promising geospatial AI start-ups in India, with a clientele based in the United States. According to the official statement, Attentive will utilize the funds to expand the organization, and further their investment in innovative technology. Commenting on the funding, Shiva Dhawan, Co-Founder & CEO of Attentive, said, “The outdoor services industry, with over 200,000+ businesses in the U.S alone, has historically been behind the curve in the adoption of modern software solutions. Attentive has built a SaaS solution that allows for sales automation. The core technology runs on state-of-the-art computer vision models, developed over years of R&D effort. Early adoption and customer feedback indicate encouraging Product-Market-Fit (PMF), making it the best time for our bootstrapped company to raise money now and rapidly scale up our go-to-market (GTM) efforts. The money raised will allow us to continue our aggressive geographical expansion besides investment in growing our team and continuous innovation to keep us ahead of the curve.” Amit Behl, Partner, Info Edge Ventures said, "We are highly impressed by the Computer Vision IP Attentive has built in the Geospatial domain to emerge as a leading deep-tech company from India. We are excited to partner with Shiva and the Attentive team as they extend this IP to build a full-stack SaaS offering for insurance and landscaping companies, enabling them to completely automate their measurement and estimation efforts and provide real-time quotes for their customers, thus helping these companies significantly expand their business funnels." Pavitar Singh who is currently the CTO of Sprinklr and in his individual capacity, an active angel investor remarks, "I am impressed with the vision Shiva has on democratizing AI for small business owners. I see Attentive and its offerings scaling revenue and increasing profitability for millions of small businesses". About Attentive: Founded in 2017 by IIT Delhi alumni, Attentive is an early-stage B2B SaaS start-up that uses Artificial Intelligence to enable businesses to make better and faster decisions using remote property intelligence. The Attentive platform enables outdoor services and insurance companies to grow their business by accessing valuable property attributes at the click of a button. Attentive has grown into one of the most promising SaaS geospatial start-ups in India, with a clientele based in the United States. Advertisements
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