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NASSCOM DeepTech Club Digs Deeper – Cohort 2

NASSCOM DeepTech program was initiated to promote the creation and evolution of world class DeepTech start-ups.  The DeepTech club involves start-ups working on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), AR/VR, Robotics, NLP and similar technologies. The DeepTech companies, part of the club will be recognized, nurtured and promoted by NASSCOM via various programs, platforms and events. The Club has three segments: Lab to Market, Pre-Revenue & Post-Revenue. It is a 3-month mentor-mentee program where the latter typically is a  founder who is passionate about working with cutting edge technology, one who is comfortable reading and applying in journal papers in their chosen area, creates  new IP and is keen on adopting latest technologies – AI, ML, Robotics, Algorithms, Drone, A...

Augmenting the Devotion and the Nature

Augmented Reality (AR) technology stays in the trough of disillusionment of Gartner’s hype cycle 2018 and is followed by the mixed reality, a term coined by Microsoft. It has a wide range of applications in all industries and we believe that AR has an ability to make us reach a balance between the times’ humans spend with digital devices and the real world. Technically, AR is putting the 3D objects created in form of 0s & 1s on the real-life objects made of atoms and molecules. It is mostly dependent upon the screens as the 3D object views update in runtime. Though various other hardware setups have been tried by people, the most frequent one is a mobile phone, making it an excellent platform to execute a use case of AR. We have come across many applications of augmented reality ...

Takeaways from Indian startup delegation to CEATEC – 2018 in Tokyo

NASSCOM participated in “CEATEC – 2018” in Tokyo, 16th-19th Oct. CEATEC is one of the best platform for both hardware and software companies looking for partners, customers as well as investors in the Japanese ecosystem. This year our delegation size was 15 companies – could have been 2 startups more but unluckily enough their visas got rejected. Out of these 15, ten startups were fully sponsored by Meity and Jetro (as last year) and 5 travelled on their own. In all, the overall participation of the audience was as high – 1.4 lakh (tentatively suggested by organizers on day 4).   On day 0, at the pre-launch networking, it was heartening to see one of the Indian startups from among the previous year participants (Flutura) being recognized for making significant impact in the Jap...

Approaching Escape Velocity

The NASSCOM-Zinnov Startup Report proposes that the state of the startup ecosystem to be just that, and frankly, it isn’t a stretch. Though more than a decade old, the last 5 years in particular have witnessed a blinding pace, what with ~ 7200 – 7700 startups being incepted and the ecosystem clocking high double-digit growth (12 – 15%). It’s even faster than the overall IT industry, which probably explains its great momentum and high interest level among stakeholders. In this year so far (calendar year 2018) it has been quite remarkable. 1200 startups have been added, 8 new Unicorns recognized so far, and funding doubled over the previous year. Adding to this increasing list is the admirable 40% y-o-y growth rate of Advanced Tech Startups which is veritably leading the digital transformati...

Centralized location for RFP/Tenders related to blockchain projects

Dear All,  I am working with a blockchain development company. I was keen to know whether there is some centralized website where I can get access to RFP/Tenders related to Blockchain. Would appreciate if someone could guide me on the same. Thanks Sachin

Complying with ISO27001 while on AWS

Information security is vital. However, as an aspect of corporate management, the aim must be to provide optimum support for business objectives. A well-structured Information Security Management System (ISMS) designed in accordance with international standards provides an ideal foundation for efficient, effective implementation of a comprehensive security strategy, particularly in an era where cyber threats and cyber security are prevalent issues. One of the ways that companies can better manage risks and shield themselves from cyber-attacks is by implementing an ISMS in accordance with the international information security standard ISO 27001.  ISO 27001 is a universal information risk management standard designed to guide the selection of adequate and proportionate controls to protect i...

Must-Have Features of Gigs Booking Marketplace

Imagine you’re organizing a party and want to hire a band or a caterer. Maybe you also want a comedian to liven things up. Finding all of them can prove to be time-consuming. The ideal solution in this technological era for such a problem is a website dedicated to search and hire performers. It offers an easy way to book entertainment and event service providers for any type of event. Moreover, using such a service, event planners and hosts can search bands, performers, musicians, and more for events and parties of all types and sizes. Platforms like GigSalad, GigStart, and Gigmaster have already come to the forefront. FATbit analysts did an in-depth analysis of this business model as well as key website features for entrepreneurs who want to launch a similar to GigSalad, GigStart, and Gig...

Comparison between Top 3 Travel Activity Booking Platforms

The online travel activity industry is growing at a rapid pace with compound annual growth rate will grow 45.99% by 2020 for adventure tourism. Many travel activity platforms are available in the market to start travel activity marketplace business. So it’s important to know which travel activity booking software is best to choose among them. To choose the best travel activity booking platform we need to know the top features and downsides of these travel activity booking platform or scripts. Here are the insights of top 3 travel activity booking platform available in the travel activity market. FunAway FunAway is a readymade solution to build a travel activity marketplace website built by FATbit Technologies. FunAway offers the best user experience on all screen platforms along with featu...

Best Online Business Startup Ideas | 2019

There are a lot of business ideas in the market that you can start at an affordable price. But when we think about choosing an online business platform, confusion ensues. Here I have made a list of three business ideas that are rapidly growing on the web. You can choose the following business ideas to start an online business and become a successful entrepreneur. Cooked Meal Ordering and Delivery Website- From pre-cooked meals to offering meal kits, this niche is gaining popularity across the world. These are many market players growing in this industry and earning more profit to run the cooked meal ordering and delivery website, like Freshly ($4.3 M) and Munchery ($14.1 M). If you are an expert in cooking and cook tasty food then online cooked meal ordering and delivery business can be mo...

Cloud Security Platform – How to choose one?

As the world moves towards a digital future, every aspect of enterprise continues to be disrupted by technology. Fueled by the union of Cloud Computing, IoT, Big Data and surging demand for on-the-go access to information, this digital disruption is dramatically reshaping the security landscape. Complexity Creates Chaos… Enterprises have always relied on prevention and policy-based controls for security, deploying products such as antivirus, IDS/IPS and firewalls. But as we now know, they aren’t enough to adequately deal with today’s environment. Legacy security systems, siloed approach and dependence on manual intervention – are proving inadequate to create visibility. Having a security platform with various elements placed at the appropriate positions within the security architectu...

Inviting to Contribute!

Hello members, I am inviting you all to come and share your company PR, Articles and Blog on our core technology publication, Proche. Proche is a core technology publication, covers news from AI, IoT, Blockchain, Electronics, Cloud and E-commerce industry. This is a community backed website and open for all.  We can help you grow by spreading the words across the industry through our online publication and social presence. Check our site: www.theproche.com  Thanks, Surendra Dhote Founder & Editor  Proche (India) 

Amazon Web Services Take on Industry

For industry users, Amazon Web Services (AWS) may still seem like the new kid on the block, but the company has been doing business since 2006. For most of its early years, AWS provided cloud-based computing and storage services to start-up companies that gladly embraced its cashflow-friendly pay-as-you-go model rather than investing a big chunk of their start-up capital in IT equipment.   Now AWS is taking its business model to industrial companies. But why now? Cloud-computing is ubiquitous in nearly every other industry. Banks and insurance companies, online retailers, and even whole governments moved their IT to the cloud years ago. Manufacturers are typically the last companies to adopt new technologies, often for good reasons. Manufacturing assets such as production machinery and pro...