Hyderabad-based Telangana government-supported incubation center T-Hub said that it has roped in nine new leading companies to help its startups accelerate their growth during the pandemic by providing various operational services.
T-Hub said that it has joined hands with Cashfree, Cassixcom, CFO Bridge, Conduira, Fireflies.ai, Handysends, Lunchclub, Sapience, and The Legal Capsule as its premium partners. These new partners of T-Hub will support all its startups with a suite of services for efficient functioning and will be aligned to the changing needs of startups to grow since the pandemic.
Ravi Narayan, CEO of T-Hub, said, “Our partnership with these new service providers to support our startups who are facing immense operational challenges because of the pandemic. Our startups have always been aided with world-class tools, guidance, libraries, and other services that have enabled them to cut operational costs and gain efficiency. These new partnerships will further help our startups to be confident with their technical, operational, and sales processes so that they can completely focus on innovation and impact at a global level.”
These nine companies have been added to T-Hub’s existing group of 70 service providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS), DigitalOcean, and Google Cloud, which have been offering valuable benefits to the startups. These service providers enable T-Hub to create a strong entrepreneurial support infrastructure to aid in the long-term sustainability of startups, especially the early-stage ones. Each startup has different budgets and requirements, hence T-Hub has carefully curated this pool of service providers to propel startups on the path to success and make them economically viable entities.
T-Hub’s service provider partners offer startups free credits and access to various service offerings starting from automating their management process to executing well-planned marketing strategies. After exhausting the free credits, the startups can continue to avail themselves of these services at an affordable price. T-Hub plans to explore such exclusive tie-ups to benefit startups continually.
Pritish Nair, India Lead, Lunchclub said, “The results of connections made through Lunchclub are truly inspiring: from co-founding companies to raising funds or just advancing careers. We are on a mission to make networking easy, meaningful, and fun via AI-powered 1:1 video meetings. We are excited to be working closely with T-Hub to bring our market-leading product to help businesses of all sizes to make meaningful connections.”
Reeju Datta, Co–founder of Cashfree said, “We at Cashfree are committed to supporting and building a better ecosystem for Indian start-ups. Our partnership with T-Hub is a step in the same direction and we hope this will help the startups accelerate their growth. As a community, Indian entrepreneurs have held together and turbocharged their way through the pandemic, and we are sure we will successfully navigate the post-pandemic world as well.”
The service providers will also help the startups with digital marketing services to help their businesses grow. Through these services, T-Hub startups can automate their firm’s management processes and get a services platform to connect with their targeted customers.
Krish Kamineni, Founder and CEO of, Fireflies said, “T-Hub is democratizing the startup experience for thousands of companies & founders. We are excited to partner with T-Hub to help startups capture those great ideas during meetings via Fireflies. We want to do our part in helping grow the community here in Hyderabad by making meeting intelligence software accessible to all.”
Gautami Raikar, Founder and CEO, The Legal Capsule said, “We are excited to partner with T-Hub and offer its contract management platform for Free to startups across the country with its unique STARTUP PLAN. Startups will get access to contract templates with e-signing and digital stamping solutions.”
List of new partners and their services
Cashfree: This full-stack payment solution provider will help T-Hub startups accept online payments and transfer payouts faster and easier. The company will levy zero transaction fees for the first six months for up to a total transaction volume of INR five lakhs on each product.
CFO Bridge: It will provide finance transformation to T-Hub startups, which will enable the community to access quality finance talent at an affordable cost with CFO retainer services, transaction advisory services, which include buy-side and sell-side valuation, due diligence, etc. The startups will also get access to CFOs with 25-plus years of business experience and CFO Bridge’s extended ecosystem partners of private equity, Venture Capital firms, SME enabling support platforms, secretarial, legal professionals pan-India. 25% discount on their services
Conduira: Conduira will help the T-Hub startups acquire the right talent and human capital for efficient functioning. They will enable recruitment assistance in hiring freshers through various forms, including digital internships and full-fledged recruitment drives. The startups can also avail of additional benefits like the Learning Management System (LMS) Platform for handling all recruitment-related activities and rich dashboards for tracking a candidate’s progress and performance.
Fireflies: An AI voice assistant, Fred, from Fireflies will ensure that all the essential knowledge is made available post any virtual meeting to the T-Hub startup founders. Fred integrates with all the leading web-conferencing platforms in the world like Zoom, Google Meet, Webex, and Microsoft Teams, along with business applications like Slack and Salesforce. T-Hub startups can avail of a 15 percent discount on Pro or Business plans of Fireflies.
HandySends: It will help T-Hub startups connect with the best cloud communications platform that can provide them with the resources to connect with their customers on any channel. HandySends, powered by Twilio SendGrid, is providing startups with discounted services. Additionally, the startups will be provided with whole onboarding support documentation with a live demonstration.
Lunch club: This AI-powered super-connector will help T-Hub startups make mutually relevant professional connections globally via video meetings. The service provider will help T-Hub startups unlock business opportunities, find investors, hire team members, and grow their professional network. T-Hub startups will receive exclusive Lunchclub points upon sign up.
Sapience: The service provider will enable T-Hub startups to obtain a bouquet of services related to converting an idea to a commercially viable business proposition. It includes guidance for private equity funding, as well as hand-holding during the entire process. Sapience will also hold special classes for business concepts in marketing, finance, and organization.
The Legal Capsule: This Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) platform will enable T-Hub startups to automate their firm’s legal contract management process. The legal capsule will provide the support needed to close deals faster by helping draft contracts using an in-built editor tool or using pre-defined templates at no extra cost. It will also help in providing online stamp paper procurement and store and manage contracts on the cloud. Startups will also receive additional benefits like an automatic reminder for renewals, compliance alerts, internal team review workflows, cloud space, dedicated legal support on the go, and virtual company seal.