The four most promising startups at NPC, Hyderabad’166 years ago Guest - Anindita Neogi
The NASSCOM Product Conclave 2016, Hyderabad Chapter, held on the 20th of May at HICC, Novotel Hotel witnessed a confluence of entrepreneurs, tech startups, angel investors and CIOs, putting up an excellent opportunity for them to connect, showcase and learn. The event featured an array of power packed sessions focussing on emerging technology areas and best practices in marketing strategies. Mr Ameen Haque, the founder of Storywallah took the audience through the fascinating journey of Storytelling for Business Leaders while Mr Vinod Keni, Board Member, Indian Angel Network, Mr Nitin Vyakaranam, Founder & CEO ArthaYantra, Mr Sateesh Andra, M.D., Endiya Partners and Srinivas Kollipara, COO, T-Hub enlightened the gathering on the key aspects of the investment scene in India and overseas.
The star feature of the conclave, the Product Showcase, saw some the most innovative product companies congregating to exhibit their work to the delegates. The NPC stage was the perfect platform for the participating startups to create buzz for their brands, share tech know how and pitch to the industry leaders for strategic partnerships.
The Product Showcase :
The event witnessed an ingenious exhibit of product excellence as more than 20 startups put up kiosks to display and pitch for their products and services. After going around, looking at all the exhibits and a round of exhaustive evaluation later, the jury declared the top 4 startup ventures for the product conclave. Here is a brief on the winning entries :
- Upshot.AI : Upshot is a unique digital engagement platform that empowers app publishers to deliver better user experiences across mobile and web. It is an omnibus platform that caters analytics, predictive intelligence, segmentation and retargeting with context driven real time interactions for app users. It uses configurable widgets to enhance overall user experience and makes your app extremely engaging.
- Healthsaathi : A mobile health companion with predictive and preventive functionalities such as identification of risks of developing certain diseases based on the person’s genetic profile,methods and treatments to avoid, reduce and monitor the risk of developing certain diseases and more.It also provides personalized clinical interventions based on the unique medical profile of each patient.
- Bodhaguru : A digital learning platform for children offering online books , videos and learning products for teachers,schools and students specially designed to make the learning process interactive and fun.
- Sunami : It is an auto SMS organiser app that analyses your SMS inbox to curate promotional information like offers, coupons and deals from your favorite sites, keeps track of all incoming promotional SMS and automatically segregates them into categories.Sunami works in a private mode,is an offline app and can recognize and filter over 400+ brands.
The one day startup entrepreneur conclave also included debates, insightful panel discussions and a series of highly engaging workshops by stalwarts from the Indian startup ecosystem. The attendees found a vital platform to meet and connect with the investor community, peers and customers. In a nutshell, it was a startup event that combined learning and unlimited fun.