Uber Announces UberEXCHANGE Winners at Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

Posted by: at 11/29/2017 03:44:00 am


10 startups get a chance to visit Uber Headquarters in San Francisco

Hyderabad, November 29, 2017: Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ridesharing company, today announced UberEXCHANGE finalists at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017. As a part of this program,10 startups won an-all-expense-paid trip to San Francisco, where they will visit Uber’s headquarters to meet the executive leadership team and be introduced to potential investors.

UberEXCHANGE was launched in 2016 as a part of Uber’s mission to create a startup ecosystem in partnership with Invest India. Since then, over 150 startups have been mentored by Uber’s senior leadership team. The finalists have been chosen through a rigorous selection process anchored by T-Hub, Telangana's flagship startup incubator and accelerator. Among the winning startups, 5 startups are based in Hyderabad - Anytimeloan, Docturnal, Imaginate, Ekincare and Carengrow.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri. K.T.Ramarao, IT Minister, Government of Telangana said, “Many compliments and congratulations to Uber and the startups that have been selected for the trip to San Francisco. T-Hub will continue to guide the startups and Uber is an exceptional partner who can really take them places. I hope the startups do extremely well going forward.”

Amit Jain, President, Uber India & SA said, “We are very excited to announce UberEXCHANGE finalists at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017. We launched this program in partnership with T-hub last year  to support the Prime Minister’s Startup India vision. Since then, we have had the opportunity to mentor over 150 starups and be a part of their entrepreneurial journey. We thank the Government of Telangana and T-hub for their continued support in helping us bring this initiative to life.”

Srinivas Kollipara, COO, T-Hub said, “We aim to create opportunities for the startups in India to benefit from the global ecosystem through exchange of knowledge, access to mentors and investors. Through UberEXCHANGE, several startups  in India have benefitted from hands-on mentorship sessions by Uber’s global leadership team. We are looking forward to continuing this partnership to provide a platform that will help many more Indian startup succeed in their entrepreneurial journey.”

Gayam Raja, Founder of Gayam Motor Works said, “We signed up UberEATS as our first customer for limitless e-bike in Singapore, Hongkong and San Francisco through UberEXCHANGE. Thanks to UberEXCHANGE and T-Hub for the kickstart.”

UberEXCHANGE Delegation to San Francisco include:

Anytimeloan.in is a P2P platform for anyone who is in need of an instant loan or for prople looking to leverage their savings by lending in a proven and scientific ecosystem, in a paperless and contactless environment.

carenGrow monitors complete physical, psychological and behavioral health profile of children in school through objective and non-invasive decision based intelligent monitoring system.
Docturnal, a non-Invasive point of care screening and diagnostics for tuberculosis & diabetes related ailments leveraging real time machine learning results.

Preva Systems offers end-to-end solutions in the area of real time identification, location and mobility of things/assets using its IoT platform enriched with analytics for superior business results.
eKincare is a patent pending wellness platform that integrates medical records, healthcare services and leverages predictive analytics to design wellness initiatives & reduce healthcare costs
AlgoSurg is a cloud-based software platform  for 'X-ray based 3D surgery planning and patient specific instrument (PSI) design' for deformity correction and replacement surgeries.
Imaginate Software Labs is a renowned augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) based technology enterprise, that offers innovative visualization products and services. Through its strong and proven technology expertise, it offers experiential solutions in the fields of retail, defense, enterprise, finance, entertainment and healthcare sectors.
JioVio HealthCare aims to provide home based predictive maternal care ecosystem in both urban and rural areas. Inspired by beauty, JioVio helps create a better, healthier lifestyle by bringing IOT base medical devices to pregnant women, encouraging them to take care of their health and to be informed.

Gayam Motor Works manufactures electric bikes and smart autos - the first EV in India with automatic battery swapping system.

Gray Routes Technology Pvt. Ltd is a leading provider of location analytics and field automation software. They aim to transforms the way the world's leading brands use data to solve their toughest distribution problems.

About Uber
Uber’s mission is to bring reliable transportation everywhere, for everyone. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: how do you get a ride at the touch of a button? Six years and more than five billion trips later, we’ve started tackling an even greater challenge: reducing congestion and pollution in our cities by getting more people into fewer cars.


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