Vision   Karnataka   Foundation   (VKF)   –   Entrepreneurship   and   Innovation    Council    (SEIC)    382/30, 4th Floor, 13th Cross, Upper Palace Orchard, Sadashiv Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560080

The objectives of VKF are to partner with Government to accelerate development initiatives, collaborate in the implementation of the projects, Shape and support policy making and build knowledge through global connect and technology.

Start-up Entrepreneurship and Innovation Council (SEIC)

Mission: to collaborate with all groups of VKF, identify promising companies, curate them through mentoring and advise, invite them to present to our investor network and support their growth through highly specific and structured education programs.

Ms Geetha Ramamurthy, a serial Entrepreneur and business expert is leading the program. She has created a team of Champions from Bangalore, Mysore and Shivamogga and plans to invite people from other provinces in Karnataka to participate actively and benefit.

SEIC launched its first “Pitch” event on Thursday, 31st January, 2019, which was hosted by Lalit Gupta, Founder, GreenBubbles start-up Services, that offers coworking space for start-ups and creates concept hotspot for innovators, located in HSR Layout.

“Pitch” event:

The program was inaugurated by Mr. Amaranarayan, President, VKF.

Four promising companies and five idea stage companies pitched to an audience comprised of members of Vision Karnataka Foundation Board of Trustees, investors, business experts and mentors.

About presenter companies:

SenseGiz make industrial IoT products for condition monitoring, security and real time asset/people tracking applications using a combination of proprietary mesh connected hardware, cloud, analytics and apps. All our products are designed, manufactured and installed from India. The flagship product, COIN decreases storage losses by 25%, reduces asset tracking time by 80% and increases safety and people related issues by 90%. Filed patent for COIN technology.

Team is comprised of Abhishek Latthe, CEO, educated in India and UK

Rahul Kednukar, VP-Business Development, Engineer and business executive at global companies Digvijay Bhatkande, VP- BD and Operations, worked as Manager at Tata Hitachi

Advisory board:

Rakesh Kumar, Founder and Former CEO, VMT, Japan Vivek Panekar, Former Chief HR Officer, HCL

Ajit Mantagani, former CEO, Arvind Mills, MBA IIM-A

Customers:

TVS Logistics Services Limited, Larsen & Toubro, TVS Next, Cisco, Toyota, Embassy Group, MESCOM, Indygo and many more.

For Efficient and Effective Campaigns

Data-driven marketers – A campaign automation and Management platform. The platform is aimed for marketers and channel managers to plan and execute campaigns in a simplified and efficient manner.

Products and services: CAMPLAN – The Campaign Planner CAMPAGE – The Campaign Manager

CAMPACT – The Campaign Automation CAMPLYT – The Campaign Analytics

Team:

Girish Bendigiri, Founder, Director Products, 18+ years - Cap Gemini, BMC, -Tally Dr. Shiv, Director of Services – 20+ years at Microsoft, Sage, Tally

Harsha, Director Channels – 20+ years at Tally, iCode, IDS

Advisors:

Shoaib – 20+ years, Entrepreneur, iSpirit, Tally, Shoper Mark – 20+ years, BMC, HAL, Candle, MQS

customers:

Kingston Technology, Sage, Ingram Micro, Exotel, National Association of Realters India, GiGa Innovation Centre, Bureau Veritas, Suntech Business Solutions.

 

FLINKHUB

Relationship Driven Sales Intelligence

flinkhub facilitate value driven direct connections through various filters like location, employee size and other parameters.We have facilitated over 2.5 million connections among 200 active businesses. network includes 1 million companies and we have gathered 7 million data points on companies.

team: Ashish Rajput, Co-founder and CEO. Co-founder, Roder, Manager Google Business Group, IIT Karagpoor Jerrin Joy, COO, Co-founder, Mpower.Chat, Operations Head, Truebil, IIT Karagpur, x-Flipkart Ananth, SNC, Co-founder, Ergomon, IIT Karagpur, x-Stayzila

advisors: Abhishek Singh, Mentor, Google Launchpad, Global Program Manager, Google Harish Ellikkal, Sales Expert, x-IBM, Akamai and McAfee Subrat Panda, AI Head, Capillary Technologies, 58 Citations on AI research

active customers: Move in Sync, fyle, flock and our active partners are Axelor and Google Cloud.

Changing the culture of “Throwaway” to “Giving away”

an ecommerce platform that allows users to donate goods effortlessly and earn rewards. We have created an easy way for donors to donate their unused items, hassle-free pick up and donate to right NGOs and reward donors.

Team:

Anushka Jain – Founder and CEO

Amar Nagaram, Technical advisor, CEO, Myntra, Jabong Prasad Paradkar, Tech Lead

Piyush Jaiswal, Creative Head

AdvisorMeena Dave, partnerships, CEO, India Cares

Traction: helped 1 lakh people and made 2.3 lakh donations

Partners – 100+ trusted and top NGOs Our Clients – Global companies

users – 40+ corporates

 

Idea Stage Company Presentations:

Biz Standards – Digital Business Media by Naveen Kumar B, Founder

An innovative online media platform for established businesses and start-ups, we publish stories of Entrepreneurs, Mentors, Industry Experts, Students and Government. focus on Tier 2, Tier 3 and 4 cities and villages.

Products:

Magazine – publish business articles, Economic Report, local and international events.

Telecast interviews and Discussions in our BS tv and Video channels

Conduct Education programs, workshops and events for students and Entrepreneurs

 

EDUTAB, By Manish, Founder and Student at RIM (Ramiah Institute of Management), Bangalore. simplify learning by simple, highly effective and organized process on a tab through digital technology for college students.

forecast our market impact to be:

India -700 universities and more than 35,000 affiliated colleges enroll more than 20 million students

Global – 220 Million

 

ViVRT Motors by Ratheesh, Founder

vivrt create innovative automotive products built for performance which not only delight our customers but also motivates them to challenge the status quo and discover themselves. VIVRT is a promise to all its customers to unleash an adventure within them; be a regular joe or a pro rider, discover the passion and thrill of journeying the untraded paths. Vivrt's first disruptive product - india’s first motorized skatebike – skatocross

Turn Deduction Systems by Rohan, Founder and Student at JNNCE Campus, Shivamogga Embedded and Software based Startup Company. Auto – Cancellation of Turn Signals in motorcycles by Integrating an algorithm to detect turning off handle based vehicles

 

Block Enable by Shashidhar Jakkali (Advisor) and Vimal Kumar Nair, CEO

Block Enable support Entrepreneurs at any stage to get ahead in their industry. We utilize the technology to improve the product development and application processes, implementation and marketing programs and all other product lifecycles.

client: they are working on the Lake Cleaning machine, which was invented by a student of JNNCE, Shivamogga. Our technology will enable new and improved functionality including increased speed and efficiency. We serve global clients in the US.

 

“Our President, Mr. Amaranarayanji rolled out the first session on startup ideas pitching and interaction with experts today at Green Bubbles, HSR Layout, Bangalore. The event was executed with High Professional boundaries by the Start-up, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Council Head – Mrs. Geetha Ramamurthy with the support of an excellent team of council members, Sri Lalit Gupta, Dr. Prasanna Kumar, Sri Sanjay Shamanur and Sri BR Pramod, our dynamic regional leader for Mysore District and excellent support from GiGa Innovation Centre.”

…….Kishor Jagirdar, Trustee, Vision Karnataka Foundation

“Startup Entrepreneurship and Innovation Council (SEIC) is off to a great start, thanks to the inspiration by Vision Karnataka President, Mr. Amaranarayan and Board of Trustees (Muralidhar BS, Kishor Jagirdar and Nagarajan P), SEIC and GiGa Innovation Centre teams and Mr. Chakravarty EVR. We appreciate the participation of Mentors and Investors, who have expressed interest in a couple of the companies that presented. Look forward to taking SEIC to greater heights through active collaboration with teams of VKF programs and leaders of provinces across Karnataka.”

……..Geetha Ramamurthy, Lead, SEIC