About MakeInAP

MakeinAP is a unique initiative by NASSCOM 10,000 Startups and Idealabs FutureTech Ventures in partnership with Innovation Valley(AP Innovation Society), Government of AP and supported by DIPP, Govt. of India.

The main objective of MakeinAP is to provide a platform for students, young professionals and startups to interact with established corporates and mentors from leading technology companies to build innovative solutions and get incentives in terms of cash prizes, Incubation, Mentor hours and recruitment.

What

Challenges by leading corporates and PSUs in key themes like Agriculture, Health, Transportation, Banking & Finance, Smart cities etc. to be solved with the help of emerging technologies.

Why

To Seed a culture of Product thinking, Innovation and Entreprenurship amongst young students and professionals and uncover startups in AI/ML, Blockchain , IoT, Cyber Security and other emerging technologies.

How

A series of Bootcamps and Hackathons will be launched in different regions of AP.
Selected colleges to host these events culminating in regional finals and a state wide grand Finale.

Incentives & Rewards

Cash Prizes

Winning teams to get proportionate cash incentive.

Paid PoC

Paid PoC with corporates and government

Investor Pitch & Demo Day

Opportunity to pitch to Investors and corporates for funding, Acquihire.

Incubation

Incubation and Mentoring with NASSCOM 10,000 Startups and Idealabs

Recruitment

Recruitment with leading Product companies and startups.

Mentoring

Mentoring by product architects from leading technology companies.

Timeline

21
November
2018
Launch of MakeinAP at Amaravati
20
January
2019
Regional Final at Amaravati
26
January
2019
Innovation Day at Vizag
15
February
2019
Innovation Day at Tirupati
25
February
2019
Regional Final at Vizag
23
March
2019
Regional Final at Tirupati
30
March
2019
State Final
Grand Finale

Key Themes

Agriculture

Banking and Finance

Education

Governance

Health

Smart Cities

Supply Chain Management

Transport

Technology Tracks

Mentors

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Avneesh Bhatnagar Product Leader
CA Technologies
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Mukesh Marodia Product Leader
Informatica
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Ramesh swaminathan Product Leader
Informatica
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Viiveck Verma Chief Strategy Officer
Srinivasa Farms
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Vikrant Varshney Angel Investor
SucSEED Venture
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Ram Kiran Dhulipala Head – Digital Agriculture
ICRISAT
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Rama Iyer CEO
Eleven01
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Vijay Bawra Regional Head, AP & TS,
NASSCOM 10,000 Startups
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Naveen Bhagam Director
Franklin Templeton
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Balaji Kaliappan Director - Tech & Innov
United Technologies

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