Affine announces the shortlisted startups for the Global Accelerator Program “DeepCamp”!

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Affine, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) and data engineering solutions provider, headquartered in Bangalore, has unveiled the shortlisted startups for its global accelerator program – DeepCamp.

Applications for the first cohort of DeepCamp, a global accelerator program for high-tech startups, were open from August to September 2021. DeepCamp is the first global accelerator launched by a pure-play analytics company, as well as the first accelerator to provide hands-on algorithm development, technical design and user experience (UI/UX) support for start-ups.

A boot camp and series of interviews conducted by business and technology thought leaders like Ajinkya Bhave, Director and Country Head of Engineering Services at Siemens, Prashanth A., Head of Marketing – Mobility sector in India, Project House for Digital Mobility solutions, Nirupam Srivastava, VP Strategy and AI with Hero Corporate, Serge De Vos, Sr Director of Operations at AB InBev, Pankaj Rai, Group Chief Data and Analytics Officer at Aditya Birla Group , Mathangi Sri, VP Data Science & Head of Data – GoFood (GoJek), Sameer Dhanranjani, CEO and co-founder of AIQRATE Advisory & Consulting, Sanchayan Sinha, investment partner at Achar Capital as well as representatives of SINE (IIT Bombay), IIIT Bangalore and Inflexor Ventures were part of the shortlisting process. Only six start-ups reached the final stage of the assessment, which included a 60-minute interview in December 2021.

Start-ups, namely Algomox, founded by technology leader Anil Kuriakose and entrepreneur Pincy P; and Ultrainstinct, founded by IITians Nikhil Pareek and Vaishnavi Shukla, were announced as the winners. Alogomox empowers the IT operations team to make decisions faster through cross-domain observability and lowers the cost of IT operations using advanced AI-powered automation. Ultrainstinct is an intelligent SaaS-based security product allowing users to gain real-time, actionable crime insights through an easy-to-use dashboard.

“We are delighted to have arrived here. It is a fantastic feeling to have been evaluated by such an esteemed panel and to have been shortlisted. It has helped us highlight how we can help bring about change in the industry through AI-based technology,” said Anil Kuriakose, co-founder of Algomox, a Bengaluru-based startup. .

“As a community, we need to focus on making today’s technologically advanced solutions to deal with a rapidly changing ecosystem. We are thrilled to have been shortlisted and given the chance to contribute to the industry” , said Nikhil Pareek, co-founder of Ultrainstinct, a Bengaluru-based startup.

Algomox and Ultrainstinct will have the opportunity to network and learn from some of the best-known global brands in the technology industry, as well as earn AWS cloud credits from Affine’s partner and co-sell opportunities with Azure. In addition to monetary benefits such as office space, IT infrastructure and cloud credits, Affine has also committed to invest up to USD 50,000 in equity investment.

“We have enabled AI-led transformations across enterprises, demonstrating our deep technology expertise,” says Vineet Kumar, Co-Founder and Chief Solutions Architect, Affine. “DeepCamp will be the first deep tech accelerator to provide real-world hands-on support for up to 100 hours of AI model training, large-scale engineering/cloud, and in-depth domain knowledge through the multiple Centers of Excellence of ‘Affine. This will greatly help the selected startups to improve their solutions.

Ankit Agarwal, Head of DeepCamp, says, “The startup community in India and globally is growing right now. of combined experience have given us insights that we can share with the growing startup community to help them shorten their learning curve.Such programs contribute to the development of state-of-the-art infrastructure not only for the community, but also for industrial end users.

Following the successful launch of the first cohort, Affine is preparing to invite submissions for the second cohort of the DeepCamp Accelerator Program.

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