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The Hindu Business Line
29 Dec 2014  
Giving electric scooters a positive charge > Housed at IIT Madras Research Park, Ather Energy wants to change the negative image associated with the current crop of battery-operated scooters
Times of India
28 Dec 2014 
Brain drain from IITs down > The number of students going overseas for higher education is declining. The brain drain has almost stopped. This year, around 10% have signed up to go abroad, but note that an equal number is staying back to start their own ventures. It's a positive trend because we can retain talent,.... There is a bigger drain of students from core branches to non-core companies during placements,.....But, with support for entrepreneurship in the institute - ranging from minors courses, an MS in Entrepreneurship, deferred placements, and offers to incubate startups with potential - students are rethinking their plans."
Times of India
27 Dec 2014 
App for doctors helps them share x-rays, scans on the go > DocsApp, developed by our incubatee Phasorz Technologies 

25 Dec 2014

IITM (RTBI) incubatee Edsix Brain Labs wins 2014 'Best Startup (TIDE) Award' from Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology on Good Governance Day celebrations on 25th Dec held at Manekshaw Centre, Parade Road, Delhi Cantt., Delhi

The New Indian Express 
21 Dec 2014
Pioneering Not-For-Profit Research > A feature on IIT Madras Research Park and the incubation ecosystem comprising IITMIC, RTBI and the startups
Times of India
19 Dec 2014 
ALMOST FIFTEEEN - 10 STARTUPS TO LOOK OUT FOR. A run-through of the 10 most interesting Chennai based startups to track in the year ahead > IITM Incubatees Ather Energy and Edsix Brain Labs makes it to the list
17 Dec 2014 
IITM students introduce Clozerr, an app that helps discover nearby restaurants and track loyalty points >
Financial Express
12 Dec 2014
IITM Incubation cell launches Bio-Incubator for biotechnology start-ups > Times of India > The Hindu > Economic Times > 
A total of four companies - Purius Nanasystems, FIB-SOL Life Technologies, Vital Bioscientific Solutions and Yaathum Biotech have been identified as the incubatees for the first phase.

Economic Times
13 Dec 2014


12 Dec 2014
How about an Android e-scooter? IIT-Madras-incubated Ather Energy developing one! >

IIT Madras incubated Ather Energy readying futuristic e-scooter > 
Ather has developed a first-of-its-kind Android tablet dashboard for an electric scooter its building. The tablet can help the rider with navigation and offer information on power, battery drain, system temperature and how long the scooter can go before the next charge-up. It can help track theft as well. Posing behind a glass door inside the IIT-Madras Research Park is the fifth iteration. Ather has built this right from the chassis to the motor to the battery packs. It's about the size of any 100cc scooter in the market. The lithium ion battery packs rest on the floorboard of the vehicle, sending minimal weight to the tyres and cutting "unsprung mass", a major energy drainer. It is 20 per cent lighter than counterparts and has a storage space that can accommodate two full-size helmets. 

NDTV - CNB Bazar Buzz
11 Dec 2014
NDTV covers Ather Energy's electric scooter > "CNB Bazaar Buzz: TVS Racing in Dakar, Ather Energy's Scooter & Servicing Luxury cars" Check out video at 10:20 min. Video shot at their office at IIT Madras Research Park.
The New Indian Express
7 Dec 2014
'Milking' His Way to Glor> The Takeda Foundation of Japan has awarded Venkatesh Seshasayee of Stellapps Technologies, a dairy farm automation company incubated at IITM (RTBI), the 2014 ‘Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award’ for his work in the company co-founded by him and his four partners, Ravishankar Sharoor, Ranjitha Mukundan, Praveen Nala and Ramakrishna Adukuri
Financial Express
5 Dec 2014
Nadhi Information Technologies wins SILVER medal at the 2014 'EXPRESS IT AWARDS' under 'IT.Biz' category, held in Bangalore > Winners list
Economic Times
5 Dec 2014
Startups use creative gamified platforms to get students interested in subjects like science, math >
The article features Edsix Brain Labs, an IIT-Madras (RTBI) incubated company

2 Dec 2014
Our e-scooter startup, Ather Energy raises $1 million investment from Flipkart founders. 
Phenomenal coverage by Indian print (6) and digital (20) media. Featured in The Hindu >, Economic Times >, International Business Times >Business Insider India > , Deccan Herald >, VC Circle, Financial Express >, Tech Crunch >, Tech in Asia, YourStory >and many more 

The Economic Times  
12 Nov 2014 
Stellapps takes cloud route to help dairy sector >
The article features Stellapps, an IIT-Madras incubated startup that is taking modern technologies into the hinterland to bring down input costs and raise yields in milk farming. (RTBI graduate incubatee)
Times of India
13 November 2014 
12 November 2014 

The Hindu Business Line
11 November 2014
All three articles feature Myeasydoc (graduate company) and its Directverify platform 
Mangalore varsity gets online facility to check documents >
Mangalore University launches Global Documents Verification System for marks list, certificates > 

Mangalore varsity launches online facility for verifying documents >

The Hindu Business Line
11 November 2014
IITM wants to go the Stanford way  > 
The article features IITM Incubation Cell and three of our incubated startups - Ather Energy, Hyperverge and Relagent
Nadhi Information Technologies, Joint Runner Up, I.T. Biz Award
Deccan Chronicle
20 October 2014

The Hindu
31 October 2014
IITM develops app for info on buses  >
The article features Geotagg, which has developed the app "Raft" in collaboration with IITM, due to be launched in November
The Brain Game  >  
The article features Edsix Brain Lab (IITM's RTBI incubatee), on gamification of cognitive skills.
The Hindu
24 September 2014 
Myeasydocs raises $1 million  >  Online document verification start-up Myeasydocs has raised $1 M from Galal Kulaib, Group CEO at Abu Dhabi Capital Group. Mr. Kulaib has invested in his personal capacity, and will assist the firm to build base in the United Arab Emirates. 
Business Standard
18 Aug 2014
Engineering education? IITM also incubates firms  >
The article features IITM Incubation Cell

The Economic Times  
25 July 2014
Your new look is just a click away  > 
The article features 1000Lookz (VDime Innovative Works),  founded by Vasan Sowriraj, IITM alumnus

The Economic Times
4 July 2014

The Hindu Business Line 
27 May 2014 

HyperVerge: Startup by IIT grads to inspect 2000 biscuits a minute at ITC  > 
Big Drinkers  >  |     The row over RO   >  |     The ground reality  >
Varun Sridharan, co-founder of Greenvironment Innovation and Marketing India, shares his views on Drinking Water Treatment and Waste Water management in India. 
The Hindu Business Line 
27 May 2014
Time-saving rail tech awaits green signal    >
The article features technology developed by Hyperverge Technologies to automate the overhead electric line inspection system of Railways.  Startup co-founded by 2012 IITM alumnus (Kedar Kulkarni) and IITM BTech students (Kishore and Vignesh)

The Hindu Business Line 
27 May 2014 

Chennai startup Ather tools up premium e-bike    

Ather Energy co-founded by IITM graduates (2012), Tarun Mehta and Swapnil Jain 
Business Standard
19 Feb 2014
IIT-Madras alumni network to raise Rs 100 cr   >
The Telegraph - India
26 Dec 2013  
Ready, Steady, Go!     >
The article features Lema Labs, founded by Kedar Kulkarni (IITM alumnus, 2012)
Live Mint
18 Sept 2013 
Have academic incubators lived up to their potential?   >