Investor’s Day at TexDrive: 7 projects received $ 25 000

Investor’s Day at TexDrive: 7 projects received $ 25 000Last week's Investor’s Day was the completion of the TexDrive winter acceleration program, launched on January 16. Start-ups teams were on a three-month business training program including master-classes and advice from mentors - experts in marketing, management, finance, etc. As a result of activities 7 projects received $ 25000 of investments each. These projects were selected from more than 500 applications received by TexDrive in November last year.

The greatest interest of investors attracted an automated web-based data protection for small businesses B-152, the unusual things retail chain of March Mania and the Agrorobot project - an electronic control system of agricultural equipment; scientific and pharmaceutical development Aknol - acne medication for sensitive skin, which is already on sale in pharmacies, and start-up, offering to use plastic heating radiators.

B-152 Internet system is a product focused on small and medium businesses, which will help prepare personalized documents of the company in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Law № 152 On the protection of personal data, RIA Novosti reported. According to Max Lagutin, the company’s CEO, the system development was started 18 months ago with initial investments of 500000 RUR. The startup was launched in mid-December 2011 and in three months became self-sufficient. According to Lagutin, the system is now used by 35 corporate clients, including a travel agency Global Travel and web site Free-lance.ru.

March Mania is a platform on where the unusual goods owners and producers (handmade items, vintage or antique items, etc.) can open their own online stores or place them in the general catalog, and customers have the access to it and the possibility of automated payment and delivery. Currently the site is tested, to make payment and arrange delivery is not possible so far, but the developers promise to remove all deficiencies in the near future.