500 startups seems to be keeping up its promise of announcing their 10 investments in India this year. Backed by their newest hire, Pankaj Jain, 500 Startups is already showing aggressive signs of investing in Indian companies. They have already announced their latest investment in Instamojo and has also announced an investment in TradeBriefs, an email newsletter service for indstry professionals.
TradeBriefs is founded by Sree Vijaykumar, who has experience working at Deloitte, IBM Global Business Service and is an alumnus of Carnegie Mellon University and IIT Mumbai.
TradeBriefs provides Indian professionals with industry expertise and jobs via email newsletters (14 editions) containing industry news, global insight and exclusive jobs and claims to have over 400,000 subscribers to their newsletters.
Founded in the year 2008 the company has less than 50 employees, working on their B2B product providing most comprehensive and relevant report of the day gathered from a numerous sources ranging from media magazines and trade publications to deliver a one-stop-solution.