Bengaluru: T-hub, India’s fastest growing startup engine puts Hyderabad on the startup world map by announcing a new strategic initiative. Telangana IT Minister – KT. Rama Rao, along with Srinivas Kollipara, Founder & COO, T-Hub; and Jay Krishnan, CEO, T-Hub inaugurated the event by lighting the ceremonial lamp.
The strategic partnership includes PwC Innovation Hub Partnership and Carnegie’s Policy Hub within T- Hub. In the Corporate Partnership, DBS Asia Hub-2 joins hands with T-Hub to create an ‘Innovation Hub’ for Fintech startups. The event has also witnessed the announcement of programs of Agri-Tech Accelerator with ICRISAT, RVP & T-Hub and CL Educate- Innovation Partnership for student innovation.
Commenting on the event, KT. Rama Rao asserts, “When we started T-Hub a year back there were many questions about how we will create a mark in the startup world. But looking at what we have achieved makes me proud. Today the world wants to talk to Hyderabad, and know how we can bring in more investments. Through T-Bridge we will access and bring the best to you to grow and make the city one of the top startup cities in the world”.
T-hub is a collaborative effort of the government of Telangana along with world class institutions. As a startup engine, the entity is nurturing the Telegana startup ecosystem via creating programs and partnerships with renowned corporates, investors, mentors and academia.
Speaking on the anniversary celebration, Jay says, “Innovation is the core of what we do. Through the year we have strived each day to build a strong structure that fuels a culture of innovation through capacity building and mentorship. This has enabled us to catalyze deal flow and take Hyderabad on the world map in the start-up ecosystem. Some of the products and services we launched through the year, T-Bridge, Sandbox, Playbooks have truly set us apart. We have brought structure to the madness which investors and corporates are recognizing. We are an evolving organization and will constantly keep learning and changing as we go along only to ensure we bring the best to Hyderabad and fulfil our vision to make this city one of the top 10 startup cities in the world”.