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Startup is from 13th Cohort of CIE IIIT Hyderabad’s Avishkar Accelerator Program

NextMeet Raises $200k Angel Investment from Sudhakar Reddy Chirra, Founder & CEO of Abhibus . NextMeet was part of the 13th cohort of Avishkar Deeptech Accelerator of CIE IIIT Hyderabad.

NextMeet is an immersive platform that enables real-time virtual conferencing and networking in an avatar-based 3D environment. Launched under the ambit of Working Bot Technologies Pvt Ltd, NextMeet is the first avatar-based virtual conferencing platform created in India. NextMeet provides corporations, institutions and event organizers the ability to convene in a dynamic ecosystem, bypassing the associated logistical costs as well as UI-induced fatigue.

NextMeet is India's first metaverse for meetups platform

Founders, Pushpak Kypuram, Prashant Chandra, Dr. Linda Nubani, come with around 20yrs of 3D and media experience. NextMeet is a team of experienced 3D artists, software developers, marketing and finance experts

Presently in the beta stage of development, NextMeet( is poised to become the Metaverse platform of choice for a broad cross-section of users, as a viable alternative to physical convening, networking, and marketing opportunities. NextMeet’s early customers include Michigan State University, KPMG, ICFAI Business School.

About CIE IIIT Hyderabad: CIE at IIIT Hyderabad is a technology incubator that was setup in 2008, which has since grown to be one of the largest academic incubator in the country. The centre has very active programs across the spectrum of a start-up journey. CIE IIITH, with a research-led innovation as its primary mandate, focuses on amplifying technology and IP by creating research collaboration and co-creation models for start-ups to work with research groups at IIITH. With over 13+ years of rich experience in seeding, nurturing and growing deep-tech start-ups in emerging segments like med tech, tech4social, visual informatics, data engineering, machine learning, language technologies, gaming and robotics, CIE IIITH has housed over 380+ start-ups, that have raised about 200 Cr funding and created over 2000 jobs. CIE IIITH has been an ecosystem enabler fostering communities that create and scale emerging technology solutions, innovations and start-ups.

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