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The Hindu Business Line
4 Sept 2017 
An avid mountaineer wants to take wearables to new height > Sai Prashanth, founder CEO of ConzumeX Industries featured - coming up with a smart analog watch with a fitness tracker
 
Entrepreneur India 
Aug & Sept 2017

India's Top 25 Incubators featured in the Aug 2017 issue:
IITM Incubation Cell & ecosystem placed at #1 position
Article on 18Sept >
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Economic Times 
16 Aug 2017
  
Detect Technologies raises investment from Keiretsu Forum, Axilor Ventures and CIIE >
 
Award 
Economic Times Startup Awards

18 Aug 2017
 
Two IITMIC incubated startups won the Economic Times Awards 2017 #ETStartupAwards2017

1. Aibono won the 'Best Social Enterprise award' - read more - watch video (ET NOW)
2. Detect Technologies won under the 'Best on Campus' category - read more - watch video (ET NOW)

http://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/oil-and-gas/we-started-with-the-vision-to-make-energy-sector-safe-and-efficient-detect-technologies-ceo-daniel-david/60129453

For Two consecutive years, 4 out of 5 finalists of the 'Best on campus' award category were IIT Madras incubated startups
2017 finalists: PlanysHyperVerge and MaximL Labs

2016 winner/finalists: Ather Energy (Winner), Hyperverge, Planys and Detect 


Watch the Award Ceremony: video

 
Outlook Business
4 Aug 2017
 
https://www.outlookbusiness.com/perspective/grassroots-toil-3741

Grassroots Toil: 10 social entrepreneurs who are leveraging innovation & cutting-edge technology to make a difference

IITM (RTBI) incubated
 Cygni Energy featured and on cover page






 
21 July 2017 
Mr. Nandan Nilekani (cofounder, Infosys) visits IIT Madras entrepreneurial hub at IITM Research Park and interacts with IITM startups:
Planys, Detect, Swadha Energies, PiBeam Labs, Cygni Energy

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Express News Service
June 2017
  


Docswallet
(formerly Myeasydocs) upgrades to a Blockchain Digital Locker services platform

Digitally certified online wallet for documents
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10 June 2017 
IITMIC & RTBI incubated startups represented IITM's startup hub in the US (IIT Madras Foundation Series 
Photo: panel discussion at IIT Madras Foundation Series event at the Marriott, Santa Clara, on 10th June. Attended by founders of Planys Technologies, Swadha Energies, Detect Technologies, Skillveri & Hyperverge

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Award 
11 May 2017 
 
IITM Incubation Cell
 wins '
National Award for emerging Technology Business Incubator' for 2016 from Dept. of Science & Technology, GoI. Award was handed over to IITMIC CEO by Hon'ble President Shri Pranab Mukherjee on 19th National Technology Day in New Delhi, 11th May 2017.
This is dedicated to all IITM incubated startups, mentors, Institute/IITM Research Park and alumni/industry donors. Proud moment for all.

Award 
11 May 2017 
 
Padmaseetha
wins National Award from Technology Development Board (TDB), Govt. of India, under the category - 'promising new technology with potential for commercialization'. 
They win a prize money of Rs15 lac. 
Gowrishankar (CEO) received the award from Hon'ble President Shri Pranab Mukherjee on 19th National Technology Day in New Delhi, 11th May 2017.
The company is developing a mCAPD - wearable/mobile CAPD dialysis unit.


 
The Indian Express
5 May 2017  
Avaz: An app that gives voice to autistic children, but with scope for a breakthrough in language > IITM incubated startup Invention Lab is featured : While Avaz is the primary app for autistic children, priced at Rs 7,900 on the app store, the company has launched an add-on Rs 800 app called FreeSpeech
 
6 Mar 2017 
 
New 
IITMIC office (Phase II, IITMRP) inaugurated by Hon'ble Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, in the presence of Shri Amitabh Kant 
(CEO, Niti Aayog)
Minister's interaction with IITM incubated companies: video link

YourStory
16 Feb 2017 
3 Video Based Start-ups You Must Know About > RTBI incubated GUVI featured 

Feb 2017   3rd Edition of Make In India Magazine features IITM incubated startups Planys (Pg. 40), Ather Energy (Pg. 42), InnoNano Research (Pg 96). It also contains some innovations by IIT Madras Professors (T Pradeep & Prabhu Rajagopal - Pg. 96). Link
Award 
24 Jan 2017 
Swadha Energies wins the "National Entrepreneurship Award 2016" under Engineering Services, sponsored by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, GoI
TOI
16 Jan 2017  
RTBI, IIT Madras - an empathetic incubator > 
The Hindu BL
12 Jan 2017  
Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd raises INR 8 crore in Series A from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation & Ankur Capital > 

Indian Express
The Hindu BL
09 Jan 2017 
Detect Technologies wins prestigious Wharton India Economic Forum Award 2017 with a cash award of $12,000 > Mature companies (revenue-making and post series A) including IITM incubated Myeasydocs were among the top 10 finalists (link). The award to Detect was unanimously chosen by all 5 judges due to the disruptive nature of the technology >
YourStory
06 Jan 2017 
The INDIA 100 - definitive ranking of Top 100 Indian Startups in 2016 > #IITMadras incubated #startup Ather Energy at #80! Among 30 emerging tech startups in India, #IITMadras startup Planys featured
TOI
03 Jan 2017  
This Electrical Engineer and IIM Alumnus Is Now Helping Small Farmers with Her Innovations  > Kamal Kisan featured


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