Amazon India organises startup challenge 'Startup C-Cube'
Source :NewsBharati   Date :28-Nov-2017

Mumbai, November 28: Amazon India, in collaboration with hardware accelerator HAX and crowd-funding community Kickstarter, has announced a startup challenge 'Startup C-Cube'. The winners of the contest will have an opportunity to engage with Boeing on future partnerships.

The multi-level challenge to be held in Bengaluru on December 5 gives entrepreneurs a chance to turn their ideas into 'real business opportunities'. The challenge will mark the first anniversary of Amazon India's startup initiative 'Launchpad'.

The challenge is aimed at attracting the best Indian startups to propose disruptive solutions to tackle complex challenges in the areas of autonomous and unmanned systems, advanced manufacturing, industrial IOT and automation, analytics, AI and machine learning (ML), a Boeing said in a statement here.

Entrepreneurs will be invited to present ideas on select themes that include drones and data application, factory productivity, supply chain, aircraft maintenance and services, passenger experience, defence, commercial and industrial uses, it said.

The city-based T-Hub is a public-private partnership between the Telangana government, three of India's premier academic institutes (IIIT-H, ISB and NALSAR) and key private sector leaders.

The tech incubator is one of the largest startup ecosystem builders in India, with over 2,000 startups in its database clustered into various stages of growth across sectors of specialisation, the statement added.