STPI Mohali is one of the NGIS locations which offers comprehensive support & services to technology start-ups by providing state-of-the-art incubation facilities. NGIS provides benefits of pan-India mentor pool, knowledge sharing, co-learning & networking and continuous capacity building & skill enhancement through seminars, workshops & trainings. Besides, STPI Mohali has local support for mentoring, knowledge sharing, etc. and Centre of Excellence in AI/Data Analytics, IoT and AVG.
Access to world-class ready-to-work infrastructure, dedicated product security testing facility, managed services like server hosting, e-mail hosting, Data centre etc.
Mentorship & guidance from cross-functional & successful entrepreneurs and domain experts.
Opportunities to connect, network & explore business opportunities with domestic as well as international customers.
Regular workshops/seminars for capacity building & skill enhancement, continuous monitoring, review & feedback from dedicated experts.
Seed/Risk Funding & Internship Grants to promising startups.
Pan India challenges/hackathons along with boot camps to source innovative ideas.
Mr. Sameer is graduated from NIT, Kurukshetra and has over 20 years of professional experience in technology services sector. His company Net Solutions serves businesses across 6 continents. A company that builds omni-channel digital experiences by converging technologies like Web, Mobile, Social, Cloud and IoT. Net Solutions works with startups and enterprise clients globally and is recognized as one of the top technology services company from India.
Mr. Sameer is also an active angel investor and one of the founding members of Chandigarh Angels Network.
He has led many software teams involved in building software products in the consumer Internet, financial, retail and healthcare domains.
He has won many awards, including Entrepreneur of the Year from Software Technology Parks of India. Net Solutions has also been featured in magazines and journals of international repute, including Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, and Inc magazines.
At present, he is the President of TiE, Chandigarh, Co-Chair for the Chandigarh chapter of NASSCOM, a member of NASSCOM’s National SME Council as well as a member of CII’s National Committees on IT & ITeS.
Product Design and UI, UX Expertise
Drishan Arora is a Senior Software Engineer at Google working on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. His work is in the field of Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Data Mining, and he is currently a Technical Lead for the “Featured Snippets” team in Google Search.
Drishan is also a visiting faculty at Plaksha University in India, where he teaches ‘Artificial Intelligence at Scale’, focusing on driving AI and NLP adoption in India.
Mr. Drishan has completed his MS in Computer Science (Specialization in Machine Learning) from Columbia University in the City of New York and B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning, Data Mining.
Mr. Tejinder is graduated from IIT Delhi. He is result-driven professional with over 39 years of experience in the areas of Product Design & Development, Value Addition/ Engineering, IT Infrastructure and Quality Assurance. He has authored six books of Computer science. He is highly experienced Telecom/IT professional for Designing, Project Planning & Implementation, Team Management and Business Development.
IOT Applications in fields like Agriculture, Supply Chain Solutions, EduTech, VR/AR and Medical Devices, Product Design Methodologies & Practices.
Mr. Jitin Talwar is B.E. (Mechanical), LLB, Patent Agent and Advocate (India). He is a licensed Attorney (and a Patent Agent) authorized to appear in all courts throughout India. He has filed and prosecuted several Patents and Trademarks on behalf of several Companies and Universities of India.
Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
Mr. Anupam Kishore Gakhar is an e-learning entrepreneur. He is an author and management consultant having honors degree in Mechanical Engineer with an MBA in Corporate Strategy and Economic Policy from Netherlands.
Mr. Hirdesh Madan is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering & MBA from Pune University. His recent venture is in the field of online test prep. His initiative Hitbullseye.com is today the fastest growing test prep portal in India.
Mr. Maneet Singh is the founder of ADI Group which has operating companies in the areas of Pharmaceutical CRO, Data Analytics and Big Data. He brings over 20-years of experience in IT, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare Solution, Medical Animation along with a rich combination of innovation and entrepreneurship.
IT, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare Solution, Medical Animation
Mr. Rajeev Rai is an expert in building high performing quality assurance teams both onsite and offshore. With established track record in helping both start-ups and established companies to deliver quality products that meet the business needs, on-time, virtually bug free at a fraction of QA costs.
High End Product Development and Quality Assurance
Mr. DNV Kumara Guru manages ISB’s relationship with key external stakeholders and helps strengthen its public engagement. Previously, Mr. Guru has worked with the Dean’s Office, Development, Learning Resource Centre, IT, Academic Services and Administration at ISB. He has been instrumental in establishing the school’s second campus in Mohali, Punjab.
Business Plan Development
Mr. Nitin Auluck has over 15 years of experience in teaching, research and management positions. He is a PhD from University of Cincinnati, USA in Computer Science and Engineering and BE in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from PDA College of Engineering, Gulbarga University. He has done research in Real-Time Systems, Scheduling Theory, Parallel and Distributed Computing.
Real Time Systems, Embedded Systems, High Assurance Systems, Real Time Scheduling
Mr. Munish Jauhar, CEO/Founder of GrayCell Technologies has been living the tech dream. He has 20 years of professional experience. Post his master’s in computer applications from Panjab University, Chandigarh, an enriching stint with Quark Media House as Product Manager and a US-based start-up, Jauhar moved to the next level.
Angel Investing for Start-ups in Software, Web, Mobile & Cloud Computing Space
Mr. Kunal Nandwai is a Start-up entrepreneur with technology, financial markets, block chain, electronic trading and angel investing experience. Along with uTrade Solutions, he is also a founding member of Chandigarh Angel Network and runs Start-up Pundits – an initiative to mentor start-up teams. He has worked at Lehman Brothers and Nomura, in London. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from PEC, India and an MBA from ESSEC, France.
Financial Markets, Blockchain, Electronic Trading and Angel Investing Experience
Mr. Abhishek Goyal is a Senior IT Executive with a total experience of 21 years which include 17 years at Infosys Limited as Global Delivery Head for IOT Practice and P&L responsibility. He has been responsible for delivery, consulting, customer engagement, presales, people management, business operations, solution building, new service offerings around IOT engagements. He is a BTech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and MBA in Marketing & Finance from XLRI Jamshedpur.
New Service Offerings around IoT Engagements, Consulting, Customer Engagement, Presales, People Management, Business Operations, Solution Building
Mr. Ajay Tiwari is a founding member and Director of SmartData Enterprises since its inception in 1999. He has worked hard and has been going up the ladder through positions of COO & Vice President Sales, he took the reins of the company as a CEO in the year 2004. He was President, TIE Chandigarh & Punjab in 2015-16. He is a Bachelor in Nautical Science.
Sales & Logistics Management, Global Supply Chain, International Law, Management & Business Development, Healthcare, Marine/Shipping