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Mubble Catches Nilekani's Attention, Takes Their First Investment

Bengaluru: Infosys Co-Founder Nandan Nilekani leads an undisclosed amount of funding round in mobile currency tracker app – Mubble. This is Nandan’s first investment in the mobile technology space. Mubble plans to scale-up its technology team by hiring new talent using the freshly raised capital.

Excited about the new funding, Ashwin Ramaswamy, Co-Founder & CEO, Mubble says, “We are thrilled to have Nilekani, one of the pioneers of the IT revolution in India, with us as our mentor & strategy coach. His investment is a very powerful validation of our product and reflects Mubble’s commitment to enabling smartphone adopters make a fear-free entry into the digital world”.

“Providing support and funding to this startup was a part of his ethos and inherent belief about the power of Digital India,” says Nandan announcing his new investment. “Mubble brings unprecedented transparency and empowerment to the smartphone user by democratizing technology and solving key problems of smartphone adopters across India,” he added.

Previously called as Balance Inbox, Mubble was founded in 2013 by three friends – Ashwin Ramaswamy (IIT Madras, IIM Bangalore), Pranav Jha (IIT Bombay) and Raghvendra Varma (IIT BHU). It is the world’s first and only mobile app that enables the users to keep a track of their prepaid mobile recharge and data usage. The app also gives out the exact tariff at which each call is made and works on both single and dual SIM handsets. Through the app, users can know the exact amount of data that each of the applications installed in their mobile are consuming. The app works offline and covers all the telecom service providers in India.


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