India: Three start-ups from empoWer receive seed funding from govt and Vodafone

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Three start-ups from empoWer, a Zone Startups India accelerator for women entrepreneurs, have received equity-free seed funding from the Department of Science and Technology and Vodafone.

Saral Design Solutions Pvt Ltd, which makes sanitary napkins, received Rs.10 lakhs and Shubhpuja Services Pvt Ltd, an online marketplace that provides Hindu religious services, received Rs.500,000 from the Department of Science and Technology. Another start-up, MyKavach Wearable Technology Pvt Ltd-operated DAZL, which makes women safety devices such as fashion accessories, receivedRs.700,000 from Vodafone.

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