New Delhi, November 28, 2019: Birlasoft
[BSE: 532400, NSE: BSOFT], part of the USD 2.4 billion diversified The CK Birla Group
last week hosted the Grand Finale of the 1st edition
- an event for fostering the start-up ecosystem and enabling a platform for start-ups to positively impact global businesses with their solutions and ideas. The challenge focuses on discovering and partnering with innovative start-ups and acts as a bridge to help them take their new-age digital skills for delivering an enhanced business value and an elevated experience to Birlasoft's global customers, thereby, providing them global access and reach.
As part of the day-long event, Birlasoft announced CoRover
, a cognitive chatbot company
as the winner of the first edition of its start-up contest - #Xccelerate4Startups. The award is aimed at identifying excellence and setting benchmarks among start-ups working in digital technologies. Applications were invited from start-ups (across India) who have products, solutions or platforms that are geared towards solving customers' problems in new and unique ways using technologies such as AI/ML, IoT, Blockchain, Analytics, Customer Experience, Intelligent Automation, among others. Acknowledged for its innovation quotient, minto.ai
, providing a Spectrum-based AI platform for Predictive Maintenance
, was conferred upon as the runner-up of the event.