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India USA Based CreatorStack Acquires Bengaluru Based Mindship

India USA Based CreatorStack Acquires Bengaluru Based Mindship

Accel US backed market network platform for creators, CreatorStack, has announced its first-ever acquisition of Bengaluru-based technology & service provider, Mindship to support the company’s expansion and product innovation. Through this deal, Creatorstack will strengthen its engineering team and enhance its technology and innovation capability. Mindship’s Co-Founder & CTO Akshay Katyal, who holds nearly a decade of experience in both engineering and technical consumer-facing roles, will assume the role of Director of Engineering at Creatorstack. Meanwhile, Co-Founder & CEO Aishwarya Jain has expressed his intent to work on his next venture. Founded in 2017 by Akshay Katyal, Aishwarya Jain & NC Venkatachari; Mindship offers customised stack solutions across industries. The company claims to have helped develop websites, mobile apps and software for clients in India, the US and Singapore. On the acquisition; Deobrat Singh, Co-Founder CreatorStack said - “We have been working closely with Akshay and his team at Mindship, and the team has done a phenomenal job so far. Akshay has great entrepreneurial skills that fit right into the CreatorStack culture. I would like to welcome Akshay and his team on behalf of all of us in this exciting journey to empower creators and help them unlock their economic value more effectively and directly. CreatorStack will continue to look for more acqui-hire opportunities in the future as a means of scaling its own teams and accelerating our work.” Akshay Katyal, Co-Founder Mindship said - “We are excited to join hands with Deobrat, Kevin, Nachi & the entire CreatorStack team. We look forward to helping the company expand with enhanced applications and technology. A new form of entrepreneurship needs a platform to support it. In the last decade, we have seen platforms like Shopify enable e-commerce entrepreneurs and AngelList empower tech entrepreneurs. Our mission together, would be to empower these next generation media entrepreneurs.” Aishwarya Jain and NC Venkatachari, Co-Founder’s Mindship said, - “It’s been an incredible journey in building Mindship. We’ve worked on 20+ platforms in multiple domains and have built robust processes and technical stacks aimed at time to market and scale. The entire Mindship team is excited for the next phase of the journey with Creatorstack. Having worked with them over the last few months, Creatorstack’s big vision, culture and the team aligns well with the kind of companies Mindship loves working with.” Founded in 2020 by Deobrat Singh, Kevin William David, & Nachiketas Ramanujam, CreatorStack aims to empower Creators by building a platform with strong network effects to build their creative business in the cloud. CreatorStack has raised over $2Mn in seed funding from leading investors like Accel, On-Deck’s The Runway Fund alongside angels active in the media & entertainment sectors. Source: CreatorStack

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