Bosch India’s flagship startup alliance program Bosch DNA Nxt launches its fifth cohort with 13 startups selected to join the 16 weeks program. These startups have been identified to disrupt and innovate solutions in e-mobility, automation, IoT, data analytics among others. The list includes Trackimo, Quarkifi, Light Information Systems, senseforth ai, Orbo.ai, Engine CAL, Connected Things, Xplorazi, Resonating Minds, Neuronics, Devnagri, Syook and SenseIO.
Bosch DNA Nxt startup alliance program provides a platform for innovative tech startups to co-create solutions or explore joint go-to-market opportunities. This year’s program focuses on nurturing emerging tech startups with the potential to disrupt and shape sustainable development. 13 startups were shortlisted from over 600 startups from across various cities including Bengaluru, Delhi, Pune among others who applied for the Bosch DNA Nxt program.
“Bosch’s expertise in the hardware and software ecosystem combined with creativity of the startups can disrupt existing models and accelerate innovation across emerging technology domains… Over 70 startups have graduated from the Bosch DNA Nxt startup alliance program and are enterprise ready with a well defined business model and robust solutions,” said Soumitra Bhattacharya, managing director of Bosch Limited and president of Bosch Group, India.
The cohort is said to have a mix of diverse startups ranging from mid stage to scale-up startups, some with industry experience and a few with recent graduates from institutes like IITs, IIMs.
As part of the DNA Nxt startup alliance program, the new cohort will get access to technology mentorship from thought leaders, and experts at Bosch along with access to leverage Bosch’s technologies, platforms and networks. The startups will also tap into Bosch’s customers, and partners for creating proof of concepts or to collaborate for a joint solution development. High potential proof of concepts will also receive funding for developing the prototype.