The Nexus-supported startup Docturnal won the Golden Ticket to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) at the Nexus-FICCI co-partnered Road to GES event “Celebrating and Empowering Women in Entrepreneurship” on November 14th. The Golden Ticket will give Docturnal direct entry to the main GES event on November 28-30 in Hyderabad.
Arpita Singh, co-founder of Docturnal, presented their pitch in front of the expert jury to win the Golden Ticket. Docturnal is a healthcare startup which provides non-invasive screening and diagnostics tools for various ailments and offers real time results leveraging AI/ML. Their flagship product is TimBre, which is used for easy and proactive screening of tuberculosis by processing the cough sample of suspects.
Docturnal participated in the pitching session with five other startups including Leaf Innovations, Ekam Eco Solutions, and three other Nexus supported startups Clensta, Morphedo and Agilo Research. The decision was made jointly by the expert jury panel and the audience who were given virtual money to invest in the startups. The Jury included Dr. Rajiv Sharma, Secretary, Science and Engineering Research Board, Mr. Sujit Banerjee, Director – NCSTC, Department of Science & Technology, Dr. R. Raghunandan, Executive Director, ISBA. The jury was particularly impressed by the pitching, innovation of the ideas, passion and commitment of the entrepreneurs.
GES participation will provide a global platform and a great networking opportunity to Docturnal. Through two and a half days of networking, mentoring, and workshops, GES empowers entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas, build partnerships, secure funding, innovate, and find their target customers.
Nexus will keep bringing opportunities like these for its startups and entrepreneurs by working collaboratively with all its partners and developing the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Nexus Innovation Hub also hosts highly interactive sessions at the American Center including panel discussions, pitching sessions, interactive webcasts, entrepreneurship summits etc. for the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. These events are open to the public and provide unique opportunities to startups. Stay tuned to all our upcoming events by following us on Twitter at @nexusdelhi.