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Amazon Web Services (AWS) and chip maker Intel recently held a ‘CXO Mixer’ event here to support govtech and edtech startups to scale, transform and excel on their cloud journey.
An exclusive session for Founders and Chief Experience Officers (CXOs) gave them a platform to network, learn from fellow entrepreneurs, find new business and referrals, and accelerate learning.
“This is a great opportunity for all of you to share your challenges and expectations and for us to get feedback so we can better serve you. We’ll provide tech support and credits if needed, but we’ll also go the extra mile to help you get support, that you need to succeed in this industry,” said Rahul Sharma, President, Public Sector, AWS India and South Asia, AISPL.
More than 60 attendees discussed their journey, experiences and challenges in their business with the key AWS leadership team.
“We are creating this forum with the motive to guide govtech and edtech founders in accelerating digital transformation and mitigating the risks of disruption. We want to help you with meaningful information, resources and network to invest in your innovation,” said Sunil PP , Leadership, Education, Space & Nonprofit organization, Amazon Internet Services Private Limited, AWS India and South Asia.
AWS and Intel share more than 14 years of collaboration focused on developing, building, and supporting cloud services designed to manage cost and complexity, accelerate business outcomes, and adapt to today’s and tomorrow’s computing demands.
“We believe the next wave of innovation in the government sector will be led by startups, especially those working in areas like healthcare, agritech and others,” said Deepti Dutt, Head-Strategic Initiatives, Public Sector, Amazon Internet Services Pvt Ltd (AISPL). ).
“When we started with the concept of such forums three years ago, we understood this whole thing as a triangle – the government as the demand side and the start-ups as the supply side, and we found that it is also very important to have a fulfillment side, which is the system integrators, so that different solutions came together,” Dutt added.
AWS and Intel plan to hold more such meetups around the country to help connect with startups.