Two start-up companies from Kerala have won the 2012 edition of NASSCOM Emerge 50 Awards. Attinad Software, a company focusing on delivering niche mobile solutions is among the winners in the Start-up Category and Waybeo Technology Solutions has won the award under the Innovation Category. Both the companies are based out of Technopark in Thiruvananthapuram. In 2011, four companies from Kerala had won the awards.
Talking to Kerala IT News, Mohammed Rijas, CEO, Attinad Software said, “We are humbled by this recognition, and we are deeply honoured to be selected for this prestigious award. Since our inception we have been very focused to stay at the forefront of technology in our quest to provide innovative solutions. This award is a recognition for all the hard work put in by everyone at Attinad Software in coming up with innovative and transformational products and services in Mobility, Analytics and Cloud domain. I dedicate this award to the entire Attinad Software team and their families.”
The companies were selected from nearly 500 companies who had applied for this award. All the 50 companies will be profiled in a booklet to be released by Nasscom at the EmergeOut conclave.
According to an official of the Nasscom Emerge Forum, “The response was overwhelming, and the nominations this year were characterized by a mixture of burgeoning success stories and promising start-ups that are coming up with exciting new solutions; ones to watch for the future.”
Nasscom’s Emerge 50 Awards is a showcase platform for entrepreneurial talent for the companies headquartered in India. The awards, which have witnessed massive interest from companies all across the country, aim to spotlight future IT companies with a focus on segment-wide trends and analysis. Emerge Start-up Award was categorized with innovation / fast growing companies or are less than three years old. The top 50 companies will be supported by NASSCOM in areas of new market penetration, branding and mentoring.