VIBRANT STARTUP AND TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT 2019 IDEATHON AND GESIA IT AWARDS
Vibrant Startups and Technology Summit 2019 had GESIA IT Awards and VSTS Ideathon Awards on Friday, 13th Dec at Inaugural Hall in Science City Campus of Ahmedabad. The awards event was organized to celebrate the excellence of ICT Industry and Startups of Gujarat. The Awards event was graced by Hon. Deputy Chief Minster Shri Nitinbhai Patel, Mr. Hareet Shukla, IAS, Secretary Department of Science and Technology – Govt. of Gujarat, Ms. Neelam Rani, IFS, Managing Director – iNDEXTb, Mr. Sachin Gusia, IRS, Managing Director, Gujarat Informatics Limited, Mr. Meetul Patel, COO – Microsoft India, Mr. Hanuman Tripathi, Chairman – NASSCOM SME Council, Mr. Amarnath Shetty, Chairman, ISODA, Mr. Vivek Ogra, Partner, PwC as our Knowledge Partner, Mr. Anupam Jalote, CEO, iCreate, Industry and Academia stalwarts, GESIA Members, Startup Ecosystems and many young startup entrepreneurs.
24 Ideathon winners across 8 different verticals were awarded and recognized for their startup ideas. Each of the 8 vertical categories had 3 winners with 2nd runners of prize of Rs. 50 thousand, 1st runners up prize of Rs. 1 Lakh and the top winner with Rs. 2 Lakhs. These Cash prizes were given away by Hon. Deputy Chief Minister Shri Nitin bhai Patel. In addition to the this, Ideathon winners also had opportunities to interact with Investors and some of them also have been invited for the next level of meetings with Invertors or Venture funds. Mr. Sanjay Mehta, Founder of 100X.VC also visited the summit and interacted with Ideathon winners. He also did a Masterclass on how to raise first seed money.
GESIA IT Awards were given to 29 ICT businesses of Gujarat. The Awards recognized ICT businesses of Gujarat for their excellence. The GESIA IT Awards also covered and recognized Best Digital Transformation in Enterprise – Manufacturing, Education, Public services and Small medium enterprises. The awards thus covered the ICT solutions, products, service providers and also the industries adopting Digitalization and going through Digital Transformation.
GESIA IT Association also exchanged MoUs with GUSEC and 100 Open Startups from Bangalore to assist startups for getting access to Industry mentoring, Access to Investor networks and Incubator and Accelerator programs.
Microsoft India, COO Mr. Meetul Patel gave the Keynote address at the Awards event and also announced Microsoft Emerge 10 winners from Gujarat. He talked about various initiatives that Microsoft has for startups and how startups can be part of these.
Hon. Deputy Chief Minister Shri Nitin bhai Patel delivered his speech motivating all young startup entrepreneurs and ICT Industries. There were 700 attendees at the Ideathon and GESIA IT Awards celebrating the Startups and ICT prowess of Gujarat.
|WINNERS OF GESIA IT AWARDS 2019|
|Best IOT-AR-VR Product Solution – Rising Star||Plutomen Technologies Pvt Ltd||EYC Labs Pvt Ltd||–|
|Best Blockchain Product Solution – Gold Category||Cygnet Infotech Pvt Ltd||–||–|
|Best Big Data Product Solution – Gold Category||Prompt Equipments Pvt Ltd||Rishabh Software Pvt Ltd||–|
|Best AI Product Solution – Rising Star||Zoroim Ipsystems Pvt Ltd||–||–|
|Best Cyber Security Product – Solution – Rising Star||eSecurify Technologies LLP||–||–|
Best Software Company – Torchbearers
|Cygnet Infotech Pvt Ltd
DEV Information Technology Ltd
eInfochips (An Arrow Company)
|Best Software Company – Gold Category||INTECH Creative Services Pvt Ltd||NexusLink Services India Pvt Ltd||–|
|Best Software Company – Rising Star||Capermint Technologies Pvt Ltd||CMARIX Technolabs Pvt Ltd.||–|
|Best SI Managed Service Provider – Gold Category||DEV Information Technology Ltd||Evolutionary Systems Pvt Ltd||Silicon IT Hub Pvt. Ltd.|
|Best BPO or KPO – Gold Category||Etech Global Services, LLC||Analytix Business Solutions (I) Pvt. Ltd.||–|
|Best Electronics Industry Gujarat – Gold Category||Matrix Comsec Pvt. Ltd.||VMukti Solutions Pvt. Ltd.||–|
|Best Digital Marketing and Web Development Company – Rising Star||TMU Branding and Marketing LLP||EI Web Services Pvt Ltd||–|
|Best Digital Transformation in Education Sector – Gold Category||Charotar University of Science and Technology||Sapphire Software Solutions||–|
|Best Digital Transformation in Public Sector Gujarat – Gold Category||eGram Vishwagram Society||Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation||–|
|Best Digital Transformation in Industry / Enterprise Gujarat – Gold Category||Havmor Ice Cream Private Limited||–||–|
|Best Digital Transformation in MSME Gujarat – Rising Star||10Fingers Solutions Private Limited||–||–|
|WINNERS OF VSTS IDEATHON 2019|
|Category||Winner||First Runner-up||Second Runner-up|
|AgriTech||Pristine Veggies||DigiAgri Technologies Pvt Ltd||NEERX Technovation Pvt Ltd|
|Smart & Shared Mobility||Black Bulls||Flow Mobility||Elon Motors Engineering|
|Women Centric Solutions||Amounee||trackNOW Pvt Ltd||–|
|Manufacturing 4.0||Recycler – Saltech Design Labs Pvt. Ltd.||Mod Innovation LLP||Plutomen Technologies Pvt Ltd|
|HealthTech||Exomech||Bioscan Research||Torchit Electronics|
|Governance 2030||EnviPure Solution||RTIwala||–|
|Security (Cyber / Homeland / Defence)||Vartronics Techlabs LLP||BugShield||nvb security systems|