Padup has a mentor driven business incubator for "disruptive and innovative" blockchain start-ups. Padup is a key player in the startup eco-system by actively supporting young people at various stages in their entrepreneurial journey and significantly impact survival rates positively, thus creating huge impact in the entrepreneurial space. Padup has developed a customised methodology to help aspiring entrepreneurs acquire entrepreneurial skills, which is beyond 'story telling'.
The key elements such as user centric approach, lean start-up philosophy, data driven analytical models to build innovative solution to real, emerging and futuristic problems, are at the core of teaching entrepreneurship.
The process is open, simple, comprehensive, practical, integrated, proven, tested, sequential and has well defined
Padup Mentors train the startups through a well defined "Incubation and Acceleration Process" where-in they help to validate the innovative ideas, build product and services around it, go to market through a well defined sales and marketing strategy with industry connect, provide access to Angel, seed and VCs to fund the venture at various stages to build sustainable and scalable business. Padup shall provide a comprehensive program that is holistic and which includes 4 main drivers namely, Validate via Bootcamp, Incubate by monitoring, Accelerate through funding, Unique Program. We are a business association in where our associates offer their expertise to your company as an investment instead of money. We help to create new business networks with more trust and transparency.
In today's digital economy, vast amounts of value are trapped inside processes and organizations that don't connect. That's a challenge IBM can solve.
Centre of Excellence (CoE) will work with IBM blockchain services that breaks down those barriers to create new business networks with more trust and transparency. CoE will leverage IBM blockchain experts, proven methodologies and advanced technologies to drive game changing business outcomes.
This Centre of Excellence (CoE) will work with INTEL by utilizing their vast technical mentorship and knowledge sharing, especially on Performance optimization for platforms, knowledge on Hyperledger Sawtooth & knowledge on Trusted Compute Framework TFC specs, confidential computing and relevant aspects of other ledgers such as Corda and Ethereum. INTEL will provide mentorship to relevant startups on technology and business aspects, as needed especially in trusted compute, confidential compute, infrastructure and overall use case. CoE will leverage INTEL block chain experts, proven methodologies and advanced technologies to drive game changing business outcomes. Intel will also help assess and identify startups for the cohort of CoE.
FITT will provided academic knowledge and help in promoting the various program of entrepreneurship to the start-ups.
This Centre of Excellence (CoE) will work with FITT by assist the program in selecting quality startups for mentoring and for venture capital support. FITT will also provide their experience faculty to interact more closely with industry.
FITT will arrange to provide access to startup, industry and government agencies at IID Delhi – Sonipat campus for their research, innovation and product development to create advanced technological solutions
The world over, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are recognized as a dynamic sector and credited with the creation of over 80 percent of total employment.In India, SMEs have created 480 million jobs while the organized sector has created 29 million jobs. This vital sector embodies the entrepreneurial spirit and its core mission is "building bridges of prosperity through industry. This industry acts as a catalyst for industrial growth and investment promotion. It represents its members effectively on various national and regional level panels and also with financial institutions on economic, trade and fiscal issues. This COE shall tie up with "Government Blockchain Association" (GBA) as a partner.
Government Blockchain Association (GBA) promotes blockchain technologies by empowering individuals and organizations to connect, communicate, and collaborate to solve public sector challenges around the world.Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is an international non-profit association helping government, public sector professionals, and organizations around the world to understand, implement, and benefit from blockchain technology related technologies and capabilities.
Chairperson & Director General,STPI
Vice Chairperson & Sr. Director, STPI
Director & STPI Noida
Chief Information Technology Officer, Govt. of Haryana
Sh. Nitin Bansal
Chief Technology Officer, Govt. of Haryana
Co-founded Radiowalla Network
Sh. Harishankar Subramanium
Chairperson & Chief Mentor CoE, Co-founder, PadUp Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
Director, STPI Noida
OIC, STPI Mohali
MD, Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT)
Co-founder, PadUp Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
Sh. Sanjeev Kalia,
Senior Engineer, Govt. of Haryana
Government and Regulatory Affairs IBM India Private Limited
Sh. Neel H. Bhatia, Director,
Asia Region – Strategic Industry Collaborations, Platform Security Division, Intel Technology India Pvt Ltd
Sh. Gauravdeep Singh,
Consultant, Technology Management, Govt. of Haryana
Co-founder of Felix Advisory, President of Government Blockchain Association(NCR)
Dr. Omkar Rai is the Director-General of STPI, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India. Under his leadership, STPI has been providing services to IT/ITES/ESDM industry for the promotion of software exports and entrepreneurship from the country. He is actively involved in various policy formulations required for the growth of the industry from time to time. Before STPI, he served in National Informatics Centre in various capacities. He holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from Banaras Hindu University.
Shri Devesh Tyagi is Senior Director, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI). He has more than 26 years of experience in IT/ESDM sector. He has been actively involved in the promotion of IT/ESDM sector and also working for the promotion of entrepreneurship, innovation and product creation in the country. He has also been involved in various policy formations for IT/ESDM sector. Prior to joining STPI, he served National Informatics Centre (NIC) in various capacities. Shri Tyagi has earned his B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Marathawada University and Masters Degree from BITS, Pilani.
Pankaj Thakar is a Serial Entrepreneur with 30 years of Corporate and Start-up Experience. In his Various C-level role and founder of multiple start-ups globally, he has built, advised and transformed, both corporate and start-up companies to become highly successful. He has created Global Start-ups like Consilnet Inc.
Sh. Rajneesh Agrawal is Director, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), Noida whose jurisdiction comprises of 10 States of Northern India. He is contributing immensely in repositioning of STPI with focus on innovation and dispersal of IT/ESDM industry in the northern part of India. Along with the statutory responsibilities with regard to STP and EHTP schemes, he is profoundly contributing for growth of High Speed Data Communication services, incubation services and setting up of Centre of Excellences (CoE) for new & emerging technologies like Block-Chain, MedTech, FinTech, ESDM, AI, Data Analytics, etc.
Shri Subodh Sachan, Director STPI HeadQuarter is heading pan-India startup initiatives of Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) including establishment of domain specific Centres of Excellence in emerging technologies like IoT, AI, BlockChain, AR/VR etc.