Clean Tech

Eliminating paper, saving trees

| Updated on July 02, 2019 Published on July 02, 2019

Name of the company:

LittleMore Innovation Labs

Set up in: 2014

Based in: Singapore and India (Chennai, Tamil Nadu)

Founder: Srikanth Ganesan

Funding received: Series A funding of $3 million

What it does: Enables end-to-end paperless examinations to bring efficiency to the education system

How it does it: LittleMore Innovation Labs (LMI) has developed a customised software ecosystem called Paperless Examinations Advantage (PEXA) that allows students to write exams digitally using a purpose-built device (DigiTaal) and a stylus, instead of using paper, making way for a greener environment.

Big moment: When it served 1.5 million digital examinations and saved 20 million sheets of paper.

Impact: Saved 20 million sheets of paper in South India alone. So far, the universities it is associated with include Manipal University (which has also won an eco-friendly award for going paperless), IIIT Bangalore, Nimhans University and Reva University.

Vision: LMI’s vision is to work with the world’s leading educational institutions to transform the examinations process by enabling end-to-end paperless examinations.

Published on July 02, 2019

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