On the 2nd day of the ongoing GES 2017 (Global Entrepreneurship Summit), on-demand ridesharing platform Uber today announced the names of 10 Indian startups as UberEXCHANGE winners. Under the UberEXCHANGE programme, the startups will be awarded an all-expense-paid trip to San Francisco, Uber’s headquarter. The founders will also get an opportunity to meet potential investors as well as Uber’s executive leadership team.
Last year, Uber had launched UberEXCHANGE, a startup mentorship programme in partnership with Invest India. Since then, over 150 startups have been mentored by Uber’s senior leadership team. The finalists have been chosen through a selection process anchored by T-Hub, Telangana’s flagship startup incubator and accelerator.
Commenting on the programme, Amit Jain, President, Uber India & SA said, “We launched this program in partnership with T-hub last year to support the Prime Minister’s Startup India vision. Since then, we have had the opportunity to mentor over 150 startups and be a part of their entrepreneurial journey.”
Here are the 10 startups selected for UberEXCHANGE
Anytimeloan.in: It is a P2P platform for anyone who is in need of an instant loan or for people looking to leverage their savings by lending in a proven and scientific ecosystem, in a paperless and contactless environment.
carenGrow: The startup monitors complete physical, psychological and behavioural health profile of children in school through an objective and non-invasive decision based intelligent monitoring system.
Docturnal: It a non-invasive point of care screening and diagnostics for tuberculosis & diabetes-related ailments leveraging real-time machine learning results.
Preva Systems: It offers end-to-end solutions in the area of real-time identification, location and mobility of things/assets using its IoT platform enriched with analytics for superior business results.
eKincare: It is a patent pending wellness platform that integrates medical records, healthcare services and leverages predictive analytics to design wellness initiatives & reduce healthcare costs
AlgoSurg: It is a cloud-based software platform for ‘X-ray based 3D surgery planning and patient specific instrument (PSI) design’ for deformity correction and replacement surgeries.
Imaginate Software Labs: It is an augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) based technology enterprise, that offers innovative visualization products and services. Through its strong and proven technology expertise, it offers experiential solutions in the fields of retail, defence, enterprise, finance, entertainment and healthcare sectors.
JioVio HealthCare: The startup aims to provide home-based predictive maternal care ecosystem in both urban and rural areas. JioVio helps create a better, healthier lifestyle by bringing IoT-based medical devices to pregnant women, encouraging them to take care of their health and to be informed.
Gayam Motor Works: The startup manufactures electric bikes and smart autos – the first EV in India with automatic battery swapping system.
Gray Routes Technology: The startup offers location analytics and field automation software. The solution aims to transform the way the world’s leading brands use data to solve their toughest distribution problems.
Cohosted by the US and India, the three-day GES 2017 has attracted startups, entrepreneurs and investors from across 150 countries. WIth the year’s theme ‘Woman First’ GES 2017 is paving way for entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas at the global dais. Besides, 10 startups shortlisted for UberEXCHANGE, in the GIST Catalyst pitch competition, 24 startups out of 75 have now made to the semifinals at GES 2017. The startups are competing for $400K prize money and an opportunity to pitch and showcase their startup. There are six semifinalists for each of the four focus industries, which are healthcare and life sciences, digital economy and financial technology, energy and infrastructure and media and entertainment.