Any successful semiconductor start-up needs connections into multinational companies as well as investors with a successful track record of investing in semiconductor start-ups. An IAN member with domain knowledge was able to help company with introductions to global companies and also attracted a co-investor from Bay Area who is very well-connected in this space and is a CEO of multi-billion dollar revenue company.
"We started ElegantDiva as we felt there was a compelling need to educate women on wearing the right kind of lingerie and wearing it the right way. Another aspect was the dearth of availability of good quality products/brands in tier I cities and simply no availability in tier II and III cities. With Vikram Upadhyaya as our mentor from IAN, we are confident of moving ahead in the right direction with the right resources. Being a startup, we truly needed to optimize the resources that we had. Vikram has renewed our belief in our product and helped us through the times that we didn't."
"Finding mentorable entrepreneurs is the biggest challenge in the present entrepreneurs ecosystem, and I got two of them, Anirudh and Parul. The business model they evolved addresses the pain area in Education industry and as an outcome they are leading search engine for "India College Search" . With two years in operations, they have 7000 plus colleges on ICS and growing,6.2 mn students found colleges via ICS. I wish ICS team great success in days to come."
"Under the guidance of IAN incubator and mentor, ICS has grown over 100% quarter on quarter with respect to users, applications and revenues. Having a successful business leader/industry expert guide you on a regular basis can drastically reduce the time a startup takes to figure out the important answers and make the difference between success and failure."
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