The ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA)-led delegation says that the National Association of Software and Services Companies, (NASSCOM) EMERGEOUT Conclave held in Chennai recently was a great inspiration.
ICTA led the delegation of companies to the NASSCOM EMERGEOUT Conclave under its Spiralation Programme.
Explaining about the Spiralation Programme a senior ICTA officer said that it aimed at supporting Technology Startups. It targets business enterprises either new or in early stages of development and encourages entrepreneurs island-wide to launch businesses that translate their ideas into new technology products and/or services. A two-pronged characteristic that the potential entrepreneurs in this proramme are recommended to ensure in their products / services is that they address market gaps and assist new ICT related innovations.
Launched in July 2010, the programme has approximately 23 partner organisations which form the ‘partner ecosystem’. These include international technology providers, prestigious higher education institutions and industry (both ICT and other), professional bodies and industry chambers. Twelve companies have been selected for the programme and have begun their journey in launching their product companies.
Introducing the NASSCOM EMERGEOUT Conclave, held at Chennai Hilton, a senior ICTA spokesperson says that NASSCOM is the premier trade body and the chamber of commerce of the IT-BPO industries in India. The NASSCOM EMERGEOUT Conclave is the launch pad for Indian startup companies to collaborate and share thought-provoking ideas on the next generation IT innovations. The platform also connected business leaders, IT heads, CXOs, thought leaders, best practice champions and innovators.