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Influencer marketing platform has secured $500,000 (approximately Rs 4.15 crore) in seed funding from an undisclosed investor. The startup, incubated by Hyderabad-based T-Hub, plans to use the funds for expansion, team growth, product refinement, and market exploration.

Founded in 2021 by Krishna Priya Akella and Aravindha Bollineni, Starbuzz serves both the B2B and B2C sectors, offering AI-powered solutions to streamline and optimize influencer marketing campaigns for brands and agencies. The platform enables brands to discover relevant influencers, manage campaigns, and derive actionable insights through advanced analytics.'s expertise in detecting fake followers and delivering comprehensive analytics helps brands make data-driven decisions, ensuring maximum ROI and maintaining brand integrity.

The Hyderabad-based company has achieved monthly revenue growth of 3x, acquired over 500 B2B users, and built connections with a network of 70,000 influencers. It competes with other startups like Qoruz, Upfluence, HypeAuditor, and Modash.

Srinivas Mahankali Rao, CEO of T-Hub, expressed T-Hub's commitment to nurturing and supporting cutting-edge startups in India. T-Hub provides office spaces and essential infrastructure, and its portfolio companies have collectively raised approximately $800 million in funding. Currently, T-Hub houses over 500 startups, with 300 operating from its premises.


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