Indian Angel Network (@ianetwork) start-ups will have access to new age technologies from IBM like Cognitive, Cloud, Analytics, IoT and Mobility
IBM and Indian Angel Network (IAN) have partnered to accelerate technology innovations in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in India. As part of this strategic partnership, IAN portfolio companies and members will work with IBM to build thought leadership by leveraging design thinking workshops and IBM IX Studios program while gaining a chance to explore new dimensions of next-gen technologies like Cloud, Cognitive, Analytics, IoT and Mobility. In addition, IAN and IBM will work on various joint initiatives, to further technology innovation and offer mentorship and funding support to early stage start-ups, that will enhance their ability to scale business both in terms of technology and newer business engagements.
IAN is India’s largest angel network with 100 plus investments and has already made over 20 investments in the first half of 2016. The collaboration will spur transformation of technology startups across India and ensure they have access to the support they need to get their products / solutions into the marketplace. IBM along with IAN will organize knowledge sharing and enablement sessions, on cognitive learning, analytics and product design.
IBM and IAN will work closely with IAN portfolio companies across e-commerce, education, financial services, healthcare, retail, IT etc. IBM business leaders and technology experts will help IAN portfolio companies enhance go-to-market strategies, achieve market alignment and augment their technology roadmaps. The product and design enablement sessions will give an opportunity to help start-ups develop a strong product portfolio, shape the tech deployment early on and embed Cloud and Cognitive into their development cycle and leverage Design Thinking for enhanced client centricity. Furthermore, IBM will be able to influence a broad sweep of business leaders from Start Ups and Corporate CXOs by working with them along with the IAN investor group to make them aware about the future of emerging technologies, IBM’s vision, strategy and capabilities.
“IAN and its portfolio companies has been associated with IBM in the past and this partnership has helped nurture high growth startups. We believe this synergistic partnership will breed innovative technologies and grow global footprint companies from India.” said Padmaja Ruparel, Cofounder, President IAN.
“IBM and IAN can bring about a significant transformation to the start-up ecosystem. IBM will engage, influence and mentor the early stage start-up ecosystem and additionally nurture an IP led start-up ecosystem focused on IOT, Artificial Intelligence, Security, Commerce etc and influence by design thinking.” said Nipun Mehrotra, Vice President, Growth Initiatives IBM India/ South Asia. “We will work with IAN and their network of 400+ investor-members to grow India’s entrepreneurship culture.”
IBM’s collaboration with IAN is an extension of IBM’s commitment to the Indian start-up ecosystem, and builds on the company’s previous announcements, including its cloud data in Chennai and partnership with industry forums and investor community.
The IAN portfolio start-up companies will also have the opportunity to apply for the IBM Global Entrepreneur Program, which provides business mentoring, technical support, networking opportunities with enterprise clients and apply for up to $120,000 credits to build their applications on IBM Cloud.
You must be logged in to post a comment.
View Previous Issue
Intel Security replaces cybersecurity fragmentation with Unifying Strategy
Kaspersky Lab announces commercial availability of Kaspersky OS
Fortinet join hands with Ixia to test Terabit Firewall
D-Link DXS-3400 Series, Lite Layer 3 Stackable 10 GbE Managed Switches
ANIL SETHI OF DELL EMC GIVING AWAY SUPER50 AWARD TO TEAM COMUTERS
SANIB MOHAPATRA, PUBLISHER, SME CHANNELS GIVING AWAY SUPER50 AWARD TO RX INFOTECH PVT LTD
ANIL SETHI OF DELL EMC GIVING AWAY SUPER50 AWARD TO ARROW PC NETWORK PVT LTD
ANIL SETHI OF DELL EMC GIVING AWAY SUPER50 AWARD TO ARYAN COMPUTERS & PERIPHERALS
ANIL SETHI OF DELL EMC GIVING AWAY SUPER50 AWARD TO ASPIRE NXT PVT LTD
ANIL SETHI OF DELL EMC GIVING AWAY SUPER50 AWARD TO BRUCKE NETWORKS
CHAMPAK GURJAR, PRESIDENT, FAAITA IS GIVING AWAY THE AWARD OF ENTERPRISE APPLICATION VENDOR OF THE YEAR TO SAP INDIA PVT. LTD
CHAMPAK GURJAR, PRESIDENT, FAAITA IS GIVING AWAY THE AWARD OF ENDPOINT SECURITY VENDOR OF THE YEAR TO SOPHOS
SHRI NAVEEN GOSAI, ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER, VAT IS GIVING AWAY THE AWARD OF BEST BACKUP VENDOR OF THE YEAR TO VEEAM SOFTWARE
CHAMPAK GURJAR, PRESIDENT, FAAITA IS GIVING AWAY THE AWARD OF NETWORK SECURITY VENDOR OF THE YEAR TO FORTINET TECHNOLOGIES INDIA PVT, LTD
ALOK GUPTA, PRESIDENT, PCAIT IS GIVING AWAY THE AWARD OF SURVEILLANCE VENDOR OF THE YEAR TO TYCO SECURITY INDIA PVT. LTD.
ALOK GUPTA, PRESIDENT, PCAIT IS GIVING AWAY THE AWARD OF NON-X86 SERVER VENDOR OF THE YEAR TO IBM INDIA PVT. LTD.
SAKET KAPUR, CONVENER, FAIITA IS GIVING AWAY THE AWARD OF PC BRAND IN MAKE IN INDIA TO ICTS
SANJIB MOHAPATRA, PUBLISHER, SME CHANNELS IS GIVING AWAY THE AWARD OF PC VENDOR OF THE YEAR TO HP INC
SANJAY MOHAPATRA, EDITOR, SME CHANNELS IS GIVING AWAY THE AWARD OF MOBILITY VENDOR OF THE YEAR TO VMWARE SOFTWARE INDIA PVT. LTD.
SANJIB MOHAPATRA, PUBLISHER, SME CHANNELS IS GIVING AWAY THE AWARD OF A4 PRINTER VENDOR OF THE YEAR TO CANON INDIA
Unmatched Quality, after sales support differentiate Matrix
We have as high as 50% of the Wallet Share of the Addressable Market
Dell EMC to Create Separate Partner Programme by February 2017
IoT is not about things alone
We want to create a last mile for all ICT businesses in India
Syamala Lanka, Global Delivery head at Wells Fargo India Solutions
K V Sudha, Executive Director, Development Engineering, Dell
Kiranmai Dutt Pendyala, Corporate VP, Human Resources, AMD Greater Asia
Suchita Vishnoi, Director – Marketing (India & SAARC), Trend Micro
Daisy Chittilapilly- Director, Partner Organization, Cisco India and SAARC
Arati Naik, COO, Smartlink Network Systems Ltd
Matrix Setu Vg –Multi-Sim Voip To Gsm/3g Gateway
RDP TD-500 Zero Client
2015 Powered By SME Channels