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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

event.

§    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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