Start-ups Archive

Global FoodTech Start-up Industry: a burgeoning sector, yet looking for innovation and sustainability!

There are 2 things that prompted me to write this blog today – 1) Some amazing findings published by Tracxn on the food tech start-up industry, which gave me some ‘FOOD’ for thought, and 2) my very own life saving experience with one of the food ordering platforms. more

12 exciting start-ups to watch out for!

An important highlight of the Microsoft Think Next event was the investor and media pitches made by some very interesting start-up companies. Given below is the list, and brief description of their products:Start-ups icons more

An alternate view of the future: India in the age of technological disruption – by Nandan Nilekani

Think Next events are hosted by Microsoft Accelerator with an objective to bring together the thought leaders of the Indian Technology Innovation Ecosystem. Here are the key learnings from one of the foremost thought leaders in Indian technology industry – Nandan Nilekani: more

Indian Fin-tech Products- Innovation Driving Growth

As a part of the NASSCOM Product Council initiative to highlight India’s ever growing role in the global products value chain, we have created the largest compendia of Indian product companies across industry segments (www.productsmade.in ) and have also facilitated the creation of a framework to present an in-depth analysis of each of the 9 outlined product segments. more

Reportage from the Valley, Day 2 – We are Moving Into Deep Waters Now

The first day of any large conference is usually marked by strict form, as people get acclimatized to the situation. At Menlo Park on Day 2, right at the start as participants moved about briskly and purposefully, it was evident that a certain degree of comfort and familiarity had set in, kid gloves were off and sleeves rolled up in a state of preparedness, awaiting the opportunity to be part of the deep-dives which were to follow. Mr. R Chandrasekhar, the President of NASSCOM delivered the opening remarks and touched briefly on the NASSCOM Product Conclave, a hotbed of new ideas and ventures that get unearthed every year. A toast of sorts, to the spirit of entrepreneurship. We moved on to the first panel discussion of the day, “Building a Great Enterprise Startup.” more

Reportage from the Valley – Day 1 at NASSCOM Innotrek, an Opportunity Beckons

The opening day of any global event is always filled with excitement and anticipation. That’s nothing new. What is unique, is the sheer palpability of the said range of emotions that inextricably accompanies its wake. Huge excitement paired with dollops of anticipation, which continue to soar like helium filled balloons. It was no different at Innotrek today, a NASSCOM 10K driven initiative which saw the best of minds in the tech entrepreneurial space congregate at the valley. Incidentally, this was the second edition of an event which in all likelihood will achieve an iconic status soon, given its intense fan following and popularity. It was to be the perfect stage for startups to connect with those who have achieved a significant degree of success, and are in a position to share insights. more