Mangaluru, Aug 02, 2018 : Elevate 100 organized by K-Tech, Government of Karnataka was held in Sahyadri Campus for the Mangaluru and Udupi region. A total of 12 Teams including 2 teams from Sahyadri participated in the selection process from both the regions. The jury panel consisted of Mr. Sathya Narayana B V, Senior Manager-Karnataka Startup Cell; Mr. Uday Birje, Co-Founder and Director, Thinkstreet Technologies; Mr. Suryanarayanan A, Governing Body Member, TIE, Bengaluru and Ms. Susheela Mahesh, Director, Secured Outsourcing Solutions Private Limited. Mr. Anil Uppin, Managing Director of Karnataka Council for Technological Upgradation (KCTU) was also present during the event.
While addressing the participants, Mr. Sathya Narayana explained about Elevate 100 which is a unique event promoted by Government of Karnataka which has helped many start-ups to get support and funding. He thanked Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman, Bhandary Foundation for taking initiative to help the start-ups in the region. Mr. Uday Birje, in his address complemented Sahyadri Management for partnering with Elevate 100 initiative for the last two years. The event was coordinated by MM Active. Shortlisted teams will compete in the state level event to be held in Bengaluru.
Elevate 100 aims to provide comprehensive entrepreneurship platform for start-ups. The top 100 technology based start-ups chosen through a rigorous hunt across Karnataka will be provided with Government funds/support.
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