NetApp has selected six new startups in the emerging tech areas like data analytics, IoT, cyber security for the third batch of the NetApp Excellerator Program. These data driven startups usually focus on the areas those range from cardiovascular disease detecting to the cyber security those include FirstHive, Uber Diagnostics, ZScore Technologies, InstaSafe and CloudOptimo.
For instance, Uber Diagnoatics provides Cardiotrack that is complete internet of things and the artificial intelligence solution for the cardiac patients with primary and the tertiary care on similar platform.
All of these six startups are selected from more than 300 applications and would receive access for the collaboration and the productivity tools, the co-working spaces out of the NetApp’s global centre of excellence in Bangalore along with the networking opportunities with the potential investors, its partners and the customers said the company in its statement.
These firms will also have access to the NetApp platforms and the tools, technologies, tech and legal supports, HR and marketing. NetApp also said that it will provide an equity free grant of $15,000 to all these startups upon completion of the programme.
So, the company has counterfeit ties with the startups like SigTuple, BlobCity, Nanobi, and Scalend thereby offering them further relationship opportunities with the company and all of then are now NetApp strategic Alliance partners.
“The NetApp Excellerator is focused on the development and growth of data-driven startups, thereby enabling an ecosystem that can help our customers realise the potential of their data. A strong focus on go-to-market efforts with our sales team makes the startups market-ready and helps improve their financial viability. The biggest boost in a competitive technology landscape that a startup can hope to receive is technical and business mentoring. We are putting our best foot forward on both fronts ,” Deepak Visweswaraiah, managing director, NetApp India, was quoted in the statement.