Techstars Startup Digest United Arab Emirates
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- Innovation Consultant | Startup Advisor | Entrepreneur
An Innovation Business Consultant with over 9 years' experience and expertise in Consulting, Startup Accelerator & Fund Management for ICT, Energy and Telecom Domains. Tariq has worked with Infosys Limited and has a Global MBA from HULT International Business School. He was influential in HULT drafting the Start-up Club Chapter in 2013. At Innovation 360 he helped Corporates and Government entities to develop their own Innovation Centre through lean robust strategies. He drafted the strategies for Startup Accelerators such as TURN8 Seed Accelerator Program in Dubai and IBITKARI Incubator Program in Abu Dhabi. He also holds a professional certification in Innovation Management.
Indranil Roy Chowdhury
Hands-on experience in managing strategic planning and deployment functions of small, medium and large scale projects and organizations including “Proof of Concept” and “Iconic projects”. Proven expertise in opportunity identification, feasibility studies, strategic & commercial due diligence, organization design, revenue & investment modelling, contract & company valuation and formulating pricing strategies. Innovation oriented approach. Certified TRIZ Level 3 Innovative Solution design expert. Mentors innovative start-up and e-commerce ventures across UAE , North America and India. On the judging panel of the first GCC wide Business Innovation Award instituted by the Dubai Government. Advanced Knowledge of Intellectual Property Management and Patent Information Searching and all its related protocols and databases . IP work varies from landscape for whitespace analysis to patentability to novelty assessment. Business Mentor at Dubai Future Accelerator run by Silicon Valley based 1776.vc. Mentoring start-ups and helping them improve their MVP and product strategy. Wide experience in evaluating businesses via the various Economic Departments of UAE Government and part of the awards panel for Prestigious Business Awards like DED Dubai Quality Award and the Dubai Chamber Mohamed Bin Rashid Business Award.