Started in 2009, the NASSCOM EMERGE 50 Awards – is a marathon search for India’s high potential top 50 emerging companies in different domains.
This year, the assessments were based on parameters such as financials, growth, customers, market, visibility, scalability and, most importantly, innovation impact. The categories span across areas such as healthtech, fintech, IoT, cloud, enterprise, adtech, etc. Interestingly, 75% of the selected top 50 are in the B2B segment and 80% are found to have a global focus.
The Top Ten Startups
Edge Networks: Launched in August 2011 by Arjun Pratap, Edge Networks is leveraging data science and artificial intelligence (AI) to match people with jobs. The solutions facilitate talent acquisition, internal workforce optimisation, and talent analytics. Its vision is to be the best search and match company in the world.
Cardiac Design Labs: Anand Madanagopal launched Cardiac Design in 2012 with an aim to bring advanced, cost-effective, and remote cardiac care to hospitals. Its uct MIRCam uniquely provides large, small and medium hospitals remote cardiac diagnostics. The team further plans to cross international borders and deploy the solution in Singapore and Australia.
Lechal: Launched in 2012 by Krispian Lawrence, Lechal is a smart footwear where users can set the destination in their apps and let Lechal’s haptic or vibratory feedback show them the way. The aim is to focus on R&D in wearbles, reach a sizable user base nad see atleast one more product getting launched over the next two years.