Jun 01, 2007, 03.15 PM | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The next google could be you. Nominations invited for second edition of Proto.in
The second edition of Proto.in , a premier event showcasing Technology Start-ups and innovative products, will be held on July 21 and 22, 2007, in Chennai. Held bi-annually at IIT Madras, this two-day event is organized by a national network of entrepreneurs and technology enthusiasts identified as 'The Knowledge Foundation'.
Technology start-ups ready to showcase their products can nominate themselves by logging on to www.proto.in. Nomination window is open till June 15, 2007.
Proto.in First Edition (January 20 and 21, 2007) Success
§ 27 start-ups presented their vision and demonstrated their products.
§ 7 of them are on the verge of closing their funding deals.
§ Many participant start-ups (that were earlier struggling to get clients) signed up many clients soon after the event.
Proto.in Second Edition What's in store
§ 20 VC firms have confirmed participation: Sequoia Capital, Canaan
Partners, Matrix Partners, Greylock Partners, Mentor Partners, Clearstone Ventures, Band of Angels and others.
§ NASSCOM, IAMAI, TiE, and TeNeT are providing active support for the
§ Start-ups from all across Asia Pacific are invited to participate.
Highlighting the objective of the event, Vijay Anand, Chief Organizer of Proto.in, said, "What India needs currently is an environment that encourages and supports innovation and entrepreneurship in Technology. Proto.in is a significant effort in this direction. It is a platform that recognizes and nurtures breakthroughs in technology. With support from the Industry and related associations, Proto.in is sure to alter India's technoscape."
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