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  • T-Hub Partners with Ambuja Neotia for DeepTech Arcade

    Published on May 31, 2019

    Hyderabad  T-Hub, which pioneers India’s leading innovation ecosystem that powers next generation products and new business models, today announced the launch of DeepTech Arcade programme in partnership with Ambuja Neotia, a Kolkata-based corporate house with a diversified business portfolio of realty, hospitality, healthcare and education. Through Deeptech Arcade, Ambuja Neotia can access some of the most innovative DeepTech startups that are scouted by T-Hub. Other attendee corporate giants will also benefit from the programme, bringing in new opportunities for startups to expand their businesses.

    DeepTech Arcade is a part of T-Hub’s Arcade Series of programmes designed for corporates and startups to explore possible collaborations. This edition of the programme focuses on Deep Technology, which includes Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Cognitive, Natural Language Processing (NLP), etc., helping corporates to scout most innovative solutions for real estate, healthcare, education, sports, entertainment, fintech, cleantech, hospitality, IoT and smart utilities.

    Ambuja Neotia and other corporates such as Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), Intel, ICRISAT, TREDA, TCS, NPCI, Tech Mahindra, UST Global, DBS, HDFC Bank, Qualcomm, Stanley Black & Decker, Honeywell, Salesforce, Invesco, Capgemini, RBL Bank amongst others, assessed a phenomenal set of DeepTech startups at T-Hub today. These corporates could handpick startups to collaborate, license, buy out their products, or onboard them as vendors.

    Ravi Narayan, CEO, T-Hub said, “T-Hub has always been open to exploring newer and more effective ways to build the innovation ecosystem further. We believe this can only be achieved if there is enough interest from industry enablers like Ambuja Neotia to extend support to early movers. Through programs like DeepTech arcade we provide that platform for industry, startups and other stakeholders to converge around a specific focus area. The programme today brought over 35 corporates and 40 startups together to evaluate respective collaborations.”

    The startups that were shortlisted to participate, pitch and showcase demonstrations at DeepTech Arcade include Mapmygenome, Healthkon, Teric.ai, minto.ai, NanoHealth, Kenyt.ai, and Virtual Raasta, to name a few. They also benefitted by getting this opportunity to network with the prominent ecosystem players and expand their business horizons.

    T-Hub will also empower Neotec Hub, a unique incubator by Ambuja Neotia, to further explore synergies with other ecosystem enablers through this strategic partnership. Furthermore, T-Hub will bring world-class industry experts, tech mentorship and business scaling opportunities to Neotec Hub’s startups working on innovative technologies, mostly in the domains of healthcare, education, hospitality and real estate. While assessing the DeepTech Arcade startups, Ambuja Neotio could also check on the possibility to incubate some selected startups at Neotec Hub.

    Surojit Roy, Head of Operations, Neotec Hub, said, “Collaboration is the founding principle of innovation, and it is how one can create new things. T-Hub has been one of the biggest sources of opportunity and partnership, and, together, we can create a globally prosperous society.”

    T-Hub’s efforts to extend support to the startups of Neotec Hub is a testament of its commitment to enabling and empowering an innovation ecosystem.