Atul Rai Co-Founder & CEO of Staqu

Staqu emerges as the winner of Tech Rocketship Award, 2017-18

Staqu has won the global-leading tech entrepreneurship competition, the Tech Rocketship Award, 2017-18. Facing stiff competition from other AI, Big Data, IoT, Meditech and fintech enterprises, Staqu snatched victory amidst other 300+ worthy, young, tech-driven startups.

Staqu was one amongst the seven winners selected a jury of eminent personalities comprising Dr Saurabh Srivastava, Mohandas Pai, Shradha Sharma, Dr Kiran Mazumdar Shaw,  Arvind Gupta and BVR Mohan Reddy. An initiative of the UK’s Department of International Trade, the award ceremony was held at UK-India CREATECH Summit in Mumbai.

Winning in the Artificial Intelligence category, the company is awarded all-expenses paid, the bespoke trip to the UK. The prize package includes a designated programme connecting India’s fast-rising tech entrepreneurs with the UK’s world-leading growth ecosystem of VCs, advisors, customers and support networks that will help springboard their business internationally

Driven by the quest to discover the next big tech startups in India, the Tech Rocketship Award enables Indian businesses to scale up, internationalize and access capital. With its launch, Staqu had disrupted the industry with an AI-driven recommendation engine that would break consumer data into text, speech and image, analysing the same for providing users with the most contextual and relevant information.

While the fashion e-commerce platforms were one of the early adopters of Staqu’s technology, the startup further ventured into the field of crime recording and investigation, with the launch of ABHED. As of today, Staqu counts Paytm, Yepme, Panasonic, etc. among clients. The AI-powered solutions from Staqu help business make processes more efficient and remove spillage.

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