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NASSCOM's marathon search for Emerge 50 2019 winners begins now!

NASSCOM has announced the launch of Emerge 50 awards 2019. It is now truly synonymous with high caliber, innovative software product companies helmed by never-say-die entrepreneurs and has been consistently successful in spotting these emerging companies way before they achieve their pinnacle. Thus, providing greater visibility to the dark horses of the future. The winners are the startups and emerging companies that the world watch out for!

The 2019 edition of the awards is all set to get bigger and bolder. The competition is always getting tougher for India’s Most Innovative Top 50 Emerging Software Product Companies. The product landscape now exceeds the limit of software and finds synergy in hardware and other bodies of science. The jury too is stringent in their desire to recognize products that utilize deep technologies or those that are a results of intensive research. Vertical domain focus is an added advantage.

So tighten your seat belts and get set!

Opportunities Galore!

Who Should Nominate

  • A Registered/Incorporated Indian IT Product Company. OR Companies founded in India, but later moved to a foreign land for business reason and still has majority workforce in India.
  • Nomination should be a Commercialized Product (not an idea/prototype/under development). No POC accounted i.e. Product should have paying customers.
  • Total company revenue not more than INR 100 Crore.

Evaluation Parameters

  • Emphasis on Innovation, Technology, Value Differentiations, Design
  • Understanding of Markets & Target Audience with Focus on Customer Opportunities
  • Co-founders' Credibility, Growth Parameters & Attractiveness to Investors
  • Focus on Industry Specific Products, like FinTech, HealthTech, AgriTech, EduTech, AdTech etc
  • High calibre usage of latest technology, AI/ML, Blockchain, AR/VR/MR, IoT, Bigdata/ analytics

Application Process

Selection Process
1- Nomination 15th June - 10th August 2019

Nominations are invited in given format

2- Shortlisting 11th August - 3rd September 2019

Initial Shortlisting based on product, Market, vertical, technology adn business excellence

3- Jury Round 13th September - 14th September 2019

A panel of Jury rate shortlisted nominations to select Emerge 50

4- Showcase at NPC 5thNov 2019

Felicitation and showcase at NPC B'lore

  • Applications are invited from Innovative Product companies refer eligibility Criteria above.
  • Companies will be shortlisted based on their Product, Market, Business, Vertical and Technology excellences
  • The shortlisted companies will present to a select panel of experts from the Industry (Jury) during August last week
  • Based on Jury rating, Top 50 will be selected as Emerge 50 companies of 2019
  • All Emerge 50 awardees will be showcased at NPC, covered in media and NASSCOM will do their detailed profiling.

EMERGE 50 in past

Jury in Past
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