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Bangalore: myBantu.com, an online personal assistant, gets featured as a Killer Startup for its relevant recommendations in KillerStartups.com. KillerStartups.com aims to help investors, entrepreneurs and bloggers by reviewing up-and-coming internet startups right on the spot, right at their birth. myBantu.com assists users with 3-9 personalized and relevant recommendations based on its patent pending technology. It sources the recommendations from humanized Web (Web, Personal Network and Trusted Professionals). myBantu.com uses different tools like search engines, semantic engines, Social networking sites, and other specialized sites like Yelp, Yahoo, OpenTable, RottenTomatoes, Amazon etc., for sourcing relevant recommendations to the users. “myBantu.com provides you with recommendations that are 100 % suited to where you are and what you need. For example, if you meet up with somebody unexpectedly and you need a classy place to eat you can turn to myBantu.com for guidance. The same applies if you need tickets all of a sudden, or if you are heading to a rehearsal with the band you are a part of and the bassist calls you and asks you to buy new strings for him somewhere along the way. In all these examples, you just launch myBantu.com and after providing the necessary data a set of recommendations will be produced,” KillerStartups.com mentioned. myBantu.com leverages “Social Intelligence” by getting opinions from user’s friends, reviews on recommendations and all the way to getting needs done. myBantu.com currently specializes in food & drink, movies & music, and online shopping. “We plan to extend three more domains in the next two quarters. myBantu.com is available as a Private Beta on web and Facebook, and iPhone app is on the way”, said Bharath Yadla, VP-Product Strategy. Further Mr.Yadla said “We are pleasantly surprised that myBantu.com got featured as a Killer Startup in its early stage. myBantu.com provides relevant recommendations by understanding the user’s intent and leveraging their social profiles on Facebook, Twitter etc.,. This space is getting hotter. myBantu.com is free to the consumers and they can get started in a minute by signing-in with their Facebook credentials.”

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