The winners of the ‘Airtel India Startup Innovation Challenge,’ which was organized in cooperation with Invest India, were announced today by Bharti Airtel, India’s top communications solutions provider.
Indian startups working on novel solutions in 5G, IoT, cloud communications, digital advertising, and digital entertainment were asked to participate in the Challenge. The competition drew over 237 technology startups from throughout India, demonstrating the significant response the initiative garnered from Indian startups.
The winner of the challenge was Nuronics Labs, a provider of real-time intelligence employing composite AI on voice, text, and images. Enthu.Ai, which uses speech AI to search voice data, and Chimes Radio, India’s first podcast platform for kids, came in second and third, respectively. Enthu.Ai makes voice data searchable, and Chimes Radio, India’s first podcast platform for kids, offers educational and entertaining content that encourages creativity and curiosity in them.
The competition’s three winners will get access to Airtel’s Digital Innovation Lab as well as the opportunity to participate in the Airtel Start-up Accelerator Program. The program invests in early-stage start-ups that are developing new-age technologies-based solutions that complement Airtel’s digital agenda across segments.
“We are thrilled to see the incredible response to the challenge and the innovation that was showcased. It’s heartening to see how India’s startup ecosystem is thriving. We welcome the winners to Airtel’s digital ecosystem and thank everyone who participated and wish them the very best for the future,”Adarsh Nair, CEO Airtel Digital, said.