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NASSCOM DeepTech Club Meetup & Enterprise/ Investor Connects | 22nd May 2019 | Bangalore

Enabling DeepTech Ecosystem A day prior to the announcement of most awaited results from the 17th General Elections in India, NASSCOM DeepTech Club organized DTC Meetup & Investor/Enterprise connect session in Bangalore. This full-day event took place at Hotel Leela Palace and with close to 300 one-to-one meetings and one roundtable connecting over 131 highly curated attendees comprising of 33 startups, 18 enterprises, 17 investors and 9 mentors and DTC Roundtable, became the largest ever event of this nature by NASSCOM.   DTC Roundtable witnessed a significant presence from NASSCOM Leadership included- R Chandrashekhar (Former-President, NASSCOM, Member of Chairmen’s Council and a subject-matter expert mentor of DTC), Harish Mehta (founder member and former chairman of NASSCOM), ...

Join the Japanese Venture Capital Network

With dramatic increase in number of unicorns, resurgence in investments, and rapid growth in advanced technology in startup ecosystem in 2018, India continues to be the 3rd largest start-up ecosystem in the world with over 7500 companies. Last year, the total number of Indian unicorns more than doubled, with 8 start-ups being added to the list, highest number in any year till date. Indian startup ecosystem continued to attract investor interest with almost $4.2bn of funding in 2018 (Jan to Sep), growth of 108% vs 2017. NASSCOM has played key part in curating this ecosystem in past. On one side there are large number of these startups that are entering growth phase and want to raise capital to fund this phase. On the other hand, Companies and Institutions from Japan have been long standing ...

Surprise surprise. India has a Gaming Unicorn!

Surprise surprise. India has a Gaming Unicorn! It’s not foodtech (Swiggy, Zomato), or edutech (Byju’s), nor a B2B marketplace (Udaan) but it’s good old gaming! Who ever thought that a gaming start-up out of India will become an unicorn?. The rise of Dream11 has been phenomenal, so much so that companies such as Paytm and PhonePe have also decided to enter in this field. So, what make gaming interesting? Sports- a huge interest area for Indians: The love for Indian sports like cricket, football, hockey etc. were anyways visible but the major transformation happened with the advent of professional premier leagues. Right from the Indian premier league to Pro-Badminton league, every sport is having a huge fan following which is increasing on a daily basis. As per BARC India’s ‘What India Watch...

NASSCOM DeepTech Club Meeting & Enterprise- Investors Connect | 12th March 2019 | Gurugram

12th March 2019 was a significant day for the NASSCOM DeepTech Club (DTC). We did our first meetup in NCR. Starting the day with a phenomenal workshop on Storytelling by Subinder Khurana for a larger audience beyond DTC, Emerge 50 and 10000 start-ups and ending with the enterprise-investors connect. 50+ people from member org participated from the beginning until the closure of all the sessions. DTC meeting was held in NASSCOM 10000 Startups Warehouse in Gurgaon with the participation from Deeptech mentors – Subinder Khurana (also founder of the club), Anupam Saronwala (co-lead), Rajnish Kapur, Vinod Sood, Vinish Kathuria, NASSCOM Leadership included- R Chandrashekhar ( also a subject-matter expert mentor of DTC and Former-President, NASSCOM, Member of Chairmen’s Council), Arun...

NASSCOM DeepTech Club: A Tribe in the Making

On the dawn of March 18, 2019, NASSCOM DeepTech Club hosted its largest ever meet-up and Industry/ enterprise connect sessions in Bangalore. It received an unprecedented response with over 250 meetings taking place along with one round-table and was hosted in the NASSCOM 10000 Startups Warehouse facility at Diamond District, Domlur. This meetup was a part of the 4-month long mentorship program for highly curated deep tech industry product companies from NASSCOM Deeptech Club’s second cohort. This cohort will be concluded towards the end of April 2019. The meetup round table was conducted halfway in the program and was aimed at on connecting mentees and mentors to assess the cohort progress and program impact. To ensure a good mix of inputs, companies from DTC Batch 1 & Batch 2, along w...

Best Travel Marketplace Business Ideas

The demand for marketplace business has increased in recent time. Marketplace opens a wide range of options for customers to choose and business is done in a more transparent manner. Online Marketplaces have made a big impact on the travel industry as well. Digitalization has played a vital role in the way marketplaces have evolved in recent times. According to statista , digital travel sales in the United States are expected to reach 817.54 million dollars by the year 2020.   The advancement in technology and people preference for convenience has given birth to different business ideas in which anyone can start a profitable travel marketplace. In this post, we will discuss business ideas/models to start a travel marketplace Online Tour Booking Marketplace  When it comes to online tou...

Co-Innovation: Enterprise Start-up Collaboration

Overview:  NASSCOM’s “Co-Innovation: Enterprise Start-up Collaboration” underlines how Enterprises and Start-ups work together to solve the industry issues and create new products and services. The report covers different aspects of collaboration like collaboration types, bottlenecks, technology focus areas, kind of support, etc. The report is a result of in-depth interviews with over 30 Enterprises and Start-ups to develop a deep understanding of the collaboration landscape. Key Highlights Collaborative Landscape • 100% of surveyed enterprises collaborate with start-ups to create disruptive solutions and fuel innovation • 7 out of 10 Enterprises feel that ‘Ways of Doing business in Start-ups and Enterprises’ is a major collaboration challenge • 20 Enterprises collaborated with 5-20 start-...

6 Workplace Chat Apps to Keep your Team Integrated at Work

Good communication lies at the heart of success in almost everything at work. Workplace chat apps encourage the creation of better work relations. Nowadays, these work chat apps are becoming the most basic ingredient in establishing a happier place of work and to communicate with one another effectively. Chat applications are fundamental for team collaboration, which are faster than E-mail and an efficient way for colleagues to chat and stay connected, share files, and work across multiple devices without having to dig into the inboxes of emails. These team collaboration chat apps offer stellar services for office-communication by promoting co-operative interactions between the teams as well as departments. Keep your team well- communicated in the organizations with these outstanding top 6...

The Pitch: OCEO WATER, IoT enabled Smart Water Purifier

Vikram Gulecha OCEO WATER PRIVATE LIMITED We talk to Vikram Gulecha, Co-founder, OCEO Water about the coming water crisis, how technology can offer solutions and about startups benefiting from carbon credits. Tell us about Oceo Water. What is the innovation?  OCEO is an IoT enabled Smart Water Purifier is designed to meet growing needs for safe drinking water. OCEO is a first of its kind IoT enabled smart water purifier that gives you healthy water right in your home without having to purchase the device or pay maintenance fee. Now you only pay for the water purified from the machine. We call it as Water Purification as a Service (WAAS). OCEO integrated real time monitoring platform allows us to perform predictive maintenance of the devices and ensure safety in every water drop filtered fr...