Bengaluru, November 06, 2012: National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is organizing the Product Conclave 2012 on the 7th/8th of November in Pune. NASSCOM Product Conclave (NPC) 2012 is an exclusive forum for product entrepreneurs looking to get actionable takeaways and learn from experts, peers and practitioners on their go-to-market strategy. The event will act as a platform for delegates comprising of leading names from the software product ecosystem, to discuss the product landscape in India and the world, and facilitate exchange of ideas, and identify issues related to marketing, branding, investments and IP creation and protection.
As a precursor to the 9th edition of the annual Product Conclave, NASSCOM also showcased NASSCOM Emerge10 – Top 10 product startups showcasing their new offerings. This is a part of NASSCOM’s commitment towards recognition of innovative start-ups driving the Indian product revolution through creation of IP, trademarks and frameworks while driving competitiveness of the country.
Mr. Som Mittal, President, NASSCOM, said “The emergence of product-driven companies, even in emerging sectors such as life sciences and clean technology, is a clear indication that India's technology landscape is poised for the next wave of growth. I would like to congratulate the Emerge 10 awardees who have created innovative solutions and are definitely the ones to be watched in the near future.”
The Indian market is expected to grow over the next few years in spite of global slowdown. India is emerging as a software product hub with the setting-up cost going down, increasing connectivity, talent pool, ecosystem readiness, convergence of platforms – all of these have created a very favorable environment for product startups to flourish and compete globally. Further, improvement across several ecosystem factors such as availability of skilled talent, disruptive technologies, sources of funds and strong industry support driving the market have spurred the start-up activity with more than 1100 start-ups being incorporated in the last five years.