Tag: Information Technology & Services

Japan’s NTT Data picks Deep Tech startup as winner of its Open Innovation Contest

Japan: NTT DATA, a global IT service provider, announced today that it selected Barcelona-based Social Coin as the winner of the Open Innovation Business Contest 5.0 during the contest’s Grand Finale.

Microsoft Accelerator announces 10th batch of 14 B2B startups dominated by AI & IoT

India: Announcing its 10th cohort of startups, Microsoft Accelerator that focuses on growth-stage startups continued its narrative to undertake and accelerate B2B startups for its four-month long accelerator programme.

Infosys invests in Indian drone startup ideaForge

India: Infosys – India’s largest IT company, said it invested an undisclosed amount in Indian drone startup ideaForge, as the IT company looks to tap its solutions for industrial uses.

Infosys Innovation Fund Invests $4.6 Mn In Stellaris Venture Partners

India: IT services company Infosys has announced to invest $4.6 Mn (INR 31.6 Cr) in Bengaluru based early-stage venture capital firm Stellaris Venture Partners. This investment is towards the first close of Stellaris’ fund and is in the form of Limited Partner (LP) interest, being routed through its Innovation Fund.

Infosys invests undisclosed amount in US-based start-up TidalScale

India: Infosys Ltd has invested an undisclosed amount to pick up a stake in TidalScale, a California-based start-up founded by Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka’s former SAP colleague Ike Nassi.

CSC Launches Sydney Innovation Center

Australia: CSC launched an Innovation Center in its regional headquarters at Macquarie Park, Sydney, building on the company’s strategy to drive further development of next generation technology solutions.

Infosys invests in second cloud computing start-up Cloudyn from Israel

India: Infosys Ltd has invested $4 million to pick up a minority stake in Cloudyn Ltd, an Israeli company that makes software for monitoring and optimizing cloud computing, marking the Bengaluru-headquartered firm’s second investment in an Israel-based cloud-computing start-up from the company’s $500 million innovation fund.

Cisco Unveils LaunchPad Accelerator Under Startup India Initiative

India: ‘LaunchPad’ will help startups, their authorised channel partners and developers scale their solutions, address new markets and build digital businesses in the world’s youngest startup nation and second biggest developer community.

Infosys invests undisclosed amount in data wrangling software provider Trifacta

India: Vishal Sikka led Infosys, today has made an investment in Trifacta, provider of data wrangling software that enables non-technical users to easily transform data for analysis.