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TiE50 2016

si Team
Monday, June 6, 2016
si Team
As the budding entrepreneurs took a front row seat, the industry leaders shared their hard-won insights on technology, entrepreneurship, and data economy. Such was the panorama of the recently concluded TiEcon 2016. The24th annual global two-day conference of the networking extravaganza was hosted by the city of Santa Clara, CA on May 6th and 7th and attracted more than 4,700 entrepreneurs and 230 speakers to Dream! Change! and Inspire! The event saw entrepreneurs get immersed in the latest technological innovations across multiple industries as technology spearheads such as Adobe Systems president and CEO Shantanu Narayen, Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka, and Facebook head of engineering and infrastructure Jay Parikh among others delivered their Grand Keynotes on disrupting technologies. The conference also played host to the Silicon Valley's premier annual awards program, TiE50 which was keenly contested by thousands of technology Startups worldwide."TiE50 has become a global brand that attracts thousands of companies worldwide. We screened more than 2000 companies this year and selected the most innovative companies as 2016 TiE50 Top Start-ups. TiE50 presentation audiences are treated to amazing ideas and disruptive technologies" said program cochair Karpagam Narayanan.

The TiE50 Technology Awards recipients were honored as part of the evening carousing after scores of technology driven brain-storming sessions on the first day of the event. Startups from industry verticals including IoT, Cloud, Big Data, Software Solutions, and Digital Health were presented with this honor for their dedication towards the essence of entrepreneurship and setting the next stage of technological evolution. More than 2000 organizations were screened this year and the most innovative were selected as 2016 TiE50 Top Start-ups.

Among the 50 companies honored was CallHealth, an organization with a new approach to holistic healthcare. The firm has developed the world's first Integrated Platform for "Everything about Health" enabling customers to access various healthcare services from the convenience of their home, through voice, web, or mobile. "The 2016 TiE50 Award is a clear validation from Silicon Valley's most premier investment community that we have all their pre-defined qualifying measures for success," stated a delighted Hari Thalapalli, CEO, CallHealth.

Another startup in the digital health space, NimbleHeart were also awarded with the prestigious TiE50 award. "NimbleHeart did not start as a business but as a solution for easy cardiovascular patient monitoring.There is an acute need for a patient-friendly, reusable, long term cardiac monitoring solution, that can also be used by women as easily as by men", expressed Sonal Tambe, CEO and Co-Founder, NimbleHeart. The firm developed dry electrode technology, which is validated by NASA and can be used by the patients in a convenient and re-usable way as gel or sticky electrodes are required for monitoring using NimbleHeart products.

TiE50 is an award conference dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship by recognizing startups with ground-breaking technological solutions such as a solution which facilitate worldwide customers in finding relevant technology solution providers across geographies and domains. And this is the exact forte for which Idea poke won this globally branded award. "We have developed proprietary software to gather technology information from various sources and structure the gathered data for easy search," stated Anup Sahoo, Founder, Ideapoke.

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