Deltecs InfoTech is shortlisted as finalist for Microsoft Canaan TechSparks 2010 !
Microsoft Canaan TechSparks 2010, the YourStory flagship event in association with CNBC Young Turks, is a pan-India hunt for top product startups in the country. Out of 208 companies that registered for this program, 18 companies were shortlisted . These companies presented their pitches to an impressive gallery of investors, technology enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, corporate honchos, media, students, and others. A keynote and a panel discussion comprising the best of the minds in the investor space preceded the pitches.
In its efforts to contribute significantly to the entrepreneurial spirit and to help entrepreneurs find the right platform to grow their businesses, YourStory took firm steps in connecting entrepreneurs to investors, networks, and media after watching the activity for quite sometime from sidelines.
Guidewire Group from US was for the first time bringing in the G Score rating and presentation methodology to TechSparks.
A panel discussion comprising Alok Mittal, MD, Canaan Partners; Charles Assisi, Resident Editor, Forbes India; Girish Joshi, Head, Microsoft BizSpark; and CV Prakash, Gradatim IT Ventures engaged in a panel discussion on “Product Technology: Investment, Opportunities and Challenges.
Below is the excerpt from article on Deltecs published on YourStory.in
Thursday, 26 August 2010 12:49 YourStory Team Entrepreneurs – TechSparks Entrepreneurs
The Basic fact of corporate life is that everyone needs training, and the basic fact of life in India is that everyone has a mobile handset. If you put the two together then you have a winner of an idea, only problem is that Divyesh Kharade has beaten you to it. He is the entrepreneur with the amazing business idea of putting corporate training on mobiles. The founder of Deltecs InfoTech Pvt. Ltd told us more about DRONA, India’s only purpose built development and delivery platform for mobile learning.
They were also among the top 17 Tech Product companies in India competing at the recently held YourStory.in’s Microsoft Canaan TechSparks 2010.
What areas has Deltecs successfully merged to become a crossover technology company?
Deltecs offers DRONA, India’s only purpose built development and delivery platform for mobile learning. DRONA enables corporates with a complete end to end infrastructure and a turn key solution to take their training to their employees’ handsets. It presently caters to product trainings, sales trainings, mobile assessments centers, senior management Video Casting trainings in association with leading content partners worldwide.
How does DRONA bring corporate training to the mobile handset arena?
We presently have 3 flavors of DRONA viz. DRONA-Basic is for basic training and assessments starting from even basic phones. DRONA-V-Cast is a video casting solution for Senior Management training specifically on Blackberry phones. DRONA-Mobile Assessment Centers is specifically a mobile assessment solution which comes along with hardware.
Presently we have 20+ corporate customers on SaaS as well as enterprise levels with number of users using it around 40,000 and growing.
How does training over your medium score over others? What is the business principle here?
While targeting the Learning and Training/HR department in any organization who are generally technologically challenged. The users of our tools are content, admin and training management teams in these corporates. We basically address each and every stake holder in the training life cycle of an employee. Also if you see our competitors they are all e-learning players and provide customized M-learning solutions while the customers that we have spoken to prefer a vendor who has 100% focus on M-Learning, where we fit the bill. On top of it we provide a one fit all productized solution for which our turn around time to enable a customer is less than 10% of what our competitors give.
The business model that we follow is in 2 ways: