Mangaluru: Mangalorean Joe Rasquinha’s Blueleaf Software Technologies wins top startup
Mangaluru, 20 Mar 2017: Blueleaf Software Technologies won the Hot 100 Technologies Award for 2017, which honors startups providing unique and disruptive technology solutions that deliver real benefits and innovation.
This is the third edition of the Hot 100 Technology Awards from CORE, whose knowledge partner is KPMG.
The award was sponsored by Vertiv, the 4.4 billion dollar US networking company (formerly known as Emerson Networks), Microsoft, CIO Angel Network, TiE Mumbai and others. The 23-member jury had eminent personalities such as Amit Patni, former owner of Patni Computers, Anuja Shukla, Google, who heads Googles Venture and cloud platform in India, Naveen Asrani, Microsoft, who is director of startups, Amey Mashelkar, Gennexthub from Reliance, Jayanta Prabhu, CIO from Essar, Sanjay Mehta, ranked 8th on Forbes for angel investment in India, and a host of other well-known personalities.
Winners were determined by public voting coupled with scores from an eminent pan-India jury panel. The panel allocated scores and basis on their expertise and finalized the winners. Selection was made by evaluating the startup’s technological innovation, team strength, opportunity size, product and value proposition.
’Through the Hot100 Awards, we have curated the most validated, trustworthy and promising technology startups in the country,’ said Anoop Mathur, president, CORE.
Dr Joseph Rasquinha, CEO of Blueleaf, said, ‘The recognition of our unique products from a jury as eminent as this is the greatest honour we can get. The combination of such famous companies like Microsoft, Google, Reliance, Essar, Sony with famous VCs and CIO industry stalwarts makes the honor even greater.’