When we met Spatial Ideas for the first time back in 2011, it was just starting to get its first product out into the market — LocoBuzz, a GIS-powered social media analytics platform for consumer brands. Since, then it has added Viking, a platform that converges GIS, mobile applications, business intelligence and biometrics to deliver e-governance services in areas such as sanitation, healthcare and public distribution systems. Continue reading →
Bangalore based early stage investor Helion Venture Partners has released the findings of a study on how Indian product startups are responding to the changing enterprise software demands of large companies. The study mapped over 100 CIOs and top IT decision makers (ITDM) across enterprises and nearly 300 startups. Over 50 per cent of the ITDMs surveyed belonged to organizations with over Rs 1,000 crore in annual revenues and more than three quarters of respondents were senior decision makers within their organizations.