NASSCOM Innotrek 2018: Meet The 40 Startups Heading To Silicon Valley

NASSCOM Innotrek 2018: Meet The 40 Startups Heading To Silicon Valley


Among The Selected Startups, 17 Are Deep Tech Startups

NASSCOM is set to host the next edition of Nasscom Innotrek 2018 for the fifth consecutive year. Innotrek is an invite-only delegation for the Indian startups who visit Silicon Valley to learn, connect, and get inspired by stalwarts in the technology space.

India’s select 40 startups have left for Silicon Valley to meet the biggies in the tech space. The week-long programme starting from April 30 will include conference and networking sessions, as well as, investor connect and accelerator visit.

This year’s agenda of the cohort includes conference and networking, investor connect and accelerator visit, campus visit to tech giants, enterprise connect, according to its website. In its 4th edition, the startups had a chance to visit  Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, IBM and Target campuses and also showcased their innovations to various stakeholders.

Commenting on  this year’s cohort, NASSCOM Vice President (Industry Initiative)  KS Viswanathan – who would be leading the delegation along with Member Executive Council Ravi Gururaj – said, “Over the years, India’s startup ecosystem has evolved into a fertile ground of promising ideas and InnoTrek has remained focussed on equipping the best budding innovators at home with the right global exposure, opportunities and mentoring.”

Out of select 40 startups, 17 are working in Deep Tech domain while 10 are from country’s Tier II and III cities of Kochi, Pune, Kozhikode and Visakhapatnam. The industry had received 370 applications, out of which 170 were shortlisted for the final 40, according to a NASSCOM’s media statement.

India has witnessed a rapid rise in the B2B tech startup landscape, working on sectors like machine learning algorithms and IP-based technologies. In 2017, it added over 1,000 tech startups, taking the total number of tech startups to 5,000-5,200, growing at a CAGR of 30%.

Here Is The List Of Selected Startups For InnoTrek 2018


Founder: Raman Shukla

Founded In: 2015

Bengaluru-based Medikoe is an online-medtech hyperlocal healthcare services discovery provider present across India. The startup has raised $154.08K in a rights issue by the Bay Enterprises LLP.

Asimov Robotics

Founder: Thrivikraman Nair Jayakrishnan

Founded In: 2012

This Cochin-based startup on robotics is focused on building humanoid service robots.

Monsoon Credit Tech Pvt Ltd

Founder: Pillutla Ashwini Anand

Founded In: 2015

Gurugram-based fintech company Monsoon Credit Tech assists lenders while making profitable loans. The startup comprises a team of data scientists who have worked for top-notch organisations like Merrill Lynch, The World Bank, American Express, etc.

OpExWorks Solutions Pvt Ltd

Founder: Burhade Pradip Digamber

Founded In: 2013

Pune-based OpExWorks is an enterprise cloud solution provider in the manufacturing domain.

Mozilor Technologies Pvt Ltd

Founder: Anvar Tharammal Kodappana

Founded In: 2017

Calicut-based Mozilor colloaborates with popular e-commerce platforms to provide solutions that help improve the efficiency of online stores. Its tools and frameworks are designed to help organisations visualize business data and help them take smart decisions.


Founder: Kushagra Sinha

Founded In: 2017

Bengaluru-based JINY is a B2B SaaS app developed to assist mobile products on audio-video UI. Through the app, users can add task flows, stages and customise audio-visuals.

Intangles Lab Pvt Ltd

Founder: Anup Vishwas Patil

Founded In: 2014

Bengaluru-based Intangles is an IoT-based healthtech startup with expertise in Advanced Telemetry and Operations Automations. It provides predictive health analysis of vehicles, which would help in preventing breakdowns of vehicles.

EXPRESSbase Systems P Ltd

Founder: Suresh Balasubramanian

Founded In: 2016

Kochi-based EXPRESSbase is an enterprise-grade ‘High Productivity’ rapid application development (RAD) platform or hpaPaaS on the cloud, specifically targeting Small & Mid-sized Businesses (SMB or SME).


Founder: Pranjal Prashar

Founded In: 2014

Gurugram-based RepUp is a SaaS platform helping hotels improving their online rating and reviews.

Intello Labs

Founder: Milan Sharma

Founded In: 2016

Delhi-based Intello Labs is an Agritech company working on quality grading of commodities, pest/disease detection in crops, yield estimation, etc. through most advanced analytics tools and techniques like Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data.


Founder: Prafful Gupta

Founded In: 2016

Delhi-based IncRevenue is a Full Site monetisation suite helping publishers navigate through Ad-Tech.

Maxsimos Techsoft Pvt Ltd

Founder: Vinay Vishwanath Peshwa

Founded In: 2012

Delhi-based Maxsimos is a fintech company focused on creating nextgen financial products distribution platform and solutions.

Emart Solutions India Pvt Ltd

Founder: Aditya Bhamidipaty

Founded In: 2009

Bengaluru-based Emart Solutions is a data platform that builds unique customer identities by aggregating from customer interaction and customer transactions. It enables brands to drive sales and marketing objectives through its patent pending SaaS platform, FirstHive.

TotalCloud Inc

Founder: Pradeep Kumar Mysore, Javare Gowda

Founded In: 2016

Bengaluru-based TotalCloud specialised in solving cloud management and operations by making rich cloud visibility and interactions by utilising 3D engines and proprietary cloud graph.

Sensibol Audio Technologies Pvt Ltd

Founder: Dr. Vishweshwar Mohan Rao

Founded In: 2011

Mumbai-based Sensibol focus has been to license mobile solutions that integrate its potential singing evaluation technology. The startup has won the ‘Best Startup award’ under the Technology Incubation and Development of Entrepreneurs (TIDE) scheme.

Fleetx Technologies Private Limited

Founder: Vineet Kumar Sharma

Founded In: 2017

Gurgaon-based Fleetx is an intelligent data platform leveraging AI, machine learning, sensors and predictive analytics to help fleet owners to improve efficiency, safety and make smarter decisions in a cost-effective and flexible way.

Assess Hub (Five Elements Business Solutions Pvt Ltd)

Founders: Twinkle Shah, Amit Desai

Founded In: 2012

Mumbai-based Assess Hub is a talent assessment and predictive analytics platform for companies to scientifically evaluate talent for job-relevant skills.

Appnomic Systems

Founder: Padmanabhan Desikachari

Founded In: 2008

Bengaluru-based Appnomic Systems is in the business of providing Application Performance Management and Cognitive Automation Solutions for digital enterprises.


Founder: Rohit Agarwal

Founded In: 2016

Gurgaon-based IKARUS is an AI-based startup working in the domain of enterprise process automation.


Founder: Geetanjali

Founded In: 2017

Mumbai-based Bizlem is an artificial intelligence platform used to solve real life business problems.The founder has been working in the areas of  AI and deep learning for over six years now.


Founders: Neel Juriasingani, Sujoy Ghosh

Founded In: 2014

Delhi-based DataCultr is an AI platform for mobile operating system and analyses data usage. It is one of three products built by Boxer Internet – the parent company and the very first venture that the duo began.

DronaMaps Pvt Ltd

Founder: Utkarsh Singh

Founded In: 2016

Vizag-based DronaMaps provides drone-based solutions across various industries using 3D models as a baseline.

Synapptra Technologies

Founders: Anil Bhatnagar, Archana Bhatnagar

Founded In: 2017

Bengaluru-based fintech startup Synapptra’s vision is to help customers achieve long-term energy efficiency while saving money, improving the user experience and reducing environmental impact.

Slang Labs

Founder: Giridhar Sreenivasa Murthy

Founded In: 2017

Bengaluru-based Slang Labs is a voice to action mobile SDK (software development kit) that enables app developers to easily add a natural voice interface to control their apps.

Abda Digital Pvt Ltd.

Founder: Sravankumar Narasipuram

Founded In: 2015

Hyderabad-based Abda is a digital marketing platform for creating and distributing animated, interactive micro-ads.

CoRover Pvt Ltd

Founder: Ankush Sabharwal

Founded In: 2016

Bengaluru-based CoRover was launched in an attempt to make journeys more exciting for the passengers travelling together in a bus, train or flight to communicate and connect with each other.

AlphaiCs India Pvt Limited

Founders: Nagendra Nagaraja,

Founded In: 2016

Bengaluru-based AlphaiCs develops artificial intelligence system. Alphaics offers SoCs and FPGA boards.

Invento Robotics – ‘Mitra’

Founder: Balaji Viswanathan

Founded In: 2017

Bengaluru-based Invento Robotics has built 5-feet tall humanoid called ‘Mitra’ is capable of face detection, face recognition, speech recognition, contextual support and autonomous navigation. The humanoid robot was launched by PM Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump, advisor to the President of the United States in November 2017 at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017 conference held at Hyderabad.

Appiyo Technologies

Founder: Parameswaran Ashok Anand

Founded In: 2011

Chennai-based Appiyo is a private social and computing platform on cloud and mobile for actionable big data, IOT, and tasks on mobility devices.


Founder: Rajul Tandon

Founded In: 2016

Delhi-NCR-based ShopR360 is an O2O platform, a video analytics solution that provides insights around store pattens, helping brick and mortar stores achieve  efficiencies

Pentation Analytics

Founder: Kamal Kishore Das

Founded In: 2015

Mumbai-based Pentation Analytics is a fintech startup which develops analytics-based applications for the Banking, Financial services, Capital Markets, Insurance and Payments sectors.

Redsky Technologies

Founder: Ankit Karamchandani

Founded In: 2016

Mumbai-based Redsky is a cloud marketing research service powered by Big Data and IoT, specialising in Retail and CPG.

MetaMorphoSys Technologies

Founder: Naik Amit Krishnakumar

Founded In: 2016

Pune-based MetaMorphoSys is an InsurTech company that focused on building innovative B2B/B2C software products to address the challenges of global insurance industry.

geniSIGHTS Inc

Founder: Rajesh Kumar

Founded In: 2017

Chennai-based geniSIGHTS helps customers in equipping analytical capabilities to serve them their end-customers.

Streamingo Solutions Pvt Ltd

Founder: Vinay Tirumakudlu Somasekhar

Founded In: 2015

Bengaluru-based Streamingo’s product FizzStream uses speech recognition, image processing, machine learning, NLP concepts, Neutral Networks, and GPU computing innovative integrated ways to provide a FizzD video viewing experience.

Digital Agents Interactive Pvt Ltd

Founder: Mohit Ramani

Founded In: 2013

Delhi-based Digital Agents provides overall training, sales, repair and maintenance processes interactive, engaging and receptive with the help of technologies like 3D, Augmented & Virtual Reality.­­

Update 1: April 30, 2018, 13:54

Earlier, the story mentioned the event as a three-day programme starting from April 29, 2018. The story hs now been updated in reference to an email communication received by Inc42.


Note: The data above has been collected from startup websites, LinkedIn company pages as well as other public sources. The list of startups does not portray any kind of ranking.

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