#Tech30: "We want to help these startups achieve their dreams by giving them a platform to tell their stories, meet investors, collaborate with ecosystem experts and enterprises, raise funding, and take their startups to the next level." - @SharmaShradha
#Tech30: @ArintraHealth is a healthcare-focused AI-driven startup, which aims to capture patient history without the need for a doctor & generates clinical insights such as provisional diagnosis, lab recommendations, etc.
In association with @MakersWomenIN , we present a detailed overview of the state of women in tech entrepreneurship in India at @_TechSparks by answering 7 key questions, after analysing data for the period of Jan 2018 to June 2020.
Here's a sneak peak into what you can expect:
Positive signs 👍
- Women #entrepreneurs in tech entering offbeat, male-dominated sectors
Segment which needs improvement & introspection
- Wide investment diversity gap: Tech startups with female founder(s) got less than 6% of the total startup funding (Jan ’18 - June 2020)
- Surge in women tech entrepreneurs but funding remains a challenge
Promulgating PM @narendramodi's 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' message, Smt. @nsitharaman clarified that the intention of the movement was to explore and expand the domestic market such that supply & demand can both find business within the country.
The age of techpreneurs! @udaandotcom founders are the biggest wealth gainers on Hurun India Rich List. Mukesh Ambani is India's richest man for the 9th year. BYJU'S, Zerodha, and others too in the list. @HurunReportInd
.@Sujeet_fk, @amodm, and Vaibhav Gupta have increased their respective net worths by a massive 274 percent to Rs 13,100 crore as the $7.5 billion B2B ecommerce marketplace went from strength to strength.
Here's what @udaandotcom does & a closer look at their business model.
IndiaMart founders Dinesh Agarwal and Brijesh Agarwal were among the top 10 gainers, growing their fortunes by 177 percent and 150 percent, respectively.
"Let's code for an AatmaNirbhar Bharat," PM @narendramodi said & India is heeding the call with Made in India apps.
Releasing soon: YourStory’s #AppNirbharBharat Report - a celebration of Indian app makers & deliberation on India’s app ecosystem.
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Let’s be #VocalforLocal about @kooindiaoo, an app that empowers people to express their thoughts in local Indian languages. It’s also a winner in the AatmanirbharBharat App Innovation Challenge in social category.
Let’s be #VocalforLocal about Kutuki Kids, an app that makes learning fun for India’s earliest learners through songs and stories. Winner in #AatmanirbharBharat App Innovation Challenge in e-learning category.
'With @Prosus_Ventures we will produce solutions from India to the world. Without empathy, we can't think of addressing this market and it needs long term planning,' says Manoj Kumar of Social Alpha (@SocialAlphaIN).
He goes on to add, "In this space, we need empathetic capital. Capital providers need to think of long time investment and not look at short term returns".
On August 15, 1995, the public internet saw the light of day when the govt-owned Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) launched the Gateway Internet Access Service. It gave the average Indian their first taste of the World Wide Web.
Doug Leone urges Indian startups to explore opportunities for growth and expansion; says wonderful to see the evolution of entrepreneurship in India. "I'm fascinated by it, and I'm highly optimistic about your country," he adds.