Pitney Bowes Accelerator, digital incubator, Noida
SOLVING BIG PROBLEMS AT SCALE
The Pitney Bowes Accelerator Program is an endeavour to align ourselves with new technologies and partner in India's transition into a digital economy, says Manish Choudhary, SVP, global innovation & MD India, Pitney Bowes. Startups in the program work in areas of customer information management, mobile, data analytics, location-based services, e-commerce management and machine learning.
Benefits to startups:
Access to Pitney Bowes software APIs (application programming interfaces) and data, training, technical and business guidance, and mentoring by Pitney Bowes’ engineering and innovation leaders and software industry experts. It also comes with the benefits of Pitney Bowes alliances with Microsoft for Azure cloud credits and Visual Studio subscriptions, with DigitalOcean, which focusses on simplifying cloud infrastructure for software developers, and connect with F6s, one of the largest tech startup communities globally.
startups have a better understanding of their product landscape and are able to adapt their go-to-market strategies and company roadmaps to scale and grow their business further,” said Choudhary.
Progress: Success stories:
WeDoSky is a drone startup with a mapping and analytics platform, founded by Jaspreet Makkar. It works with companies such as NDTV, VH1, Amity University, Supertech and Amrapali. “The program helped right from technology & sales handholding to insights from global executives. It helped us leap towards building WeDoSky into a global data science company," said Makkar. EasyLeadz, formerly SponsifyMe, is a realtime geo-location-based marketing platform for offline businesses. Pitney Bowes APIs have helped them scale data enrichment capabilities. EasyLeadz works with companies like Microsoft, Ola, and Droom. eCourierz.com is an online automated logistics solution provider catering to the needs of domestic & international retail and corporate customers. eCourierz currently offers doorstep pickup from over 100 cities in India and connects to more than 15,000 pin codes in India and to more than 200 countries.
“Our startups use new technologies and solve big problems at scale, both in India and abroad. After graduating from our program, UNDERSTANDING THE LANDSCAPE: The accelerator has mentored 18 startups