TAC Security, the cyber-security solutions provider with a mission to anticipate, resolve and mitigate customers’ cyber security risks and challenges so as to make their data and information world safe, secure and seamless, received the ‘Startup of the Year’ – IT/ ITES Award at the ASSOCHAM Startup Summit and Tech Awards, 2016.
The North India’s first ever Startup Summit &Tech Awards is organized by ASSOCHAM in association with Software Technology Parks of India, STPI, Government of Haryana and Government of Punjab. The one-day summit was attended by startups and 30 + speakers including mentors, tech gurus, motivational orators, successful entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists and others.
The interactions revolved around how to give a boost to the sunrise sector in North India, the entrepreneurial spirit existing in the region and the ways in which India’s demographic dividend can be leveraged for India’s advantage. The show also hosted a live pitching session wherein the shortlisted startups contested to the panel of venture capitalists and angel investors for fundraising.
Commenting on the win, Mr. Trishneet Arora, CEO, TAC Security, said, “This prestigious award marks a huge achievement for us. We are a homegrown company providing actual end to end security solutions rather than offering a product and this award further corroborates our strength as a startup having a whole array of offerings in terms of network, application & web security solutions. The ASSOCHAM Startup Summit and Tech Awards, 2016 is one of North India’s largest startup and Tech Awards summit with over 200 attendees, including all the who’s who of the industry.
Speaking on the event, Mr. Dalip Sharma, Director, ASSOCHAM, commented, “The event witnessed an overwhelming response from all quarters, including participation from innovators, entrepreneurs, founders, business owners, students, educators, investors and senior marketers apart from the other stakeholders enabling the Start-Up ecosystem like digital executives and professionals, web & mobile strategists, designers and web project managers, business leaders and business developers, venture capitalists, equity funds, NBFCs etc. who are operating in the Startup ecosystem in North India.”
“The Summit aims at developing the entire start up eco-system in Northern India – from informing Start Ups with their capital requirements, incubation, issues related to intellectual property, marketing support, financial and technical help to scale up their businesses.
The event included a Round Table and Start-Up Clinic, Live Pitching, Unfolding of the Startup Policy, the Startup Awards, Mentor Connect and business networking.