T-Hub, Berkadia pact to drive innovation, growth in Indian startup ecosystem
Berkadia would actively participate in T-Hub's membership programme over the two-year term of this alliance
HYDERABAD: T-Hub, India's leading innovation ecosystem on Wednesday announced its alliance with Berkadia, a leading commercial real estate company, to foster innovation, growth, and knowledge exchange in the Indian startup ecosystem.
Berkadia would actively participate in T-Hub's membership programme over the two-year term of this alliance.
As part of the alliance, Berkadia would gain access to T-Hub's extensive network of startups. The relationship journey would build on facets of mentorship, networking, proofs of concept, pitch analysis, design assessments, business reviews, technical discoveries, and market analysis that would all play a part in driving change in the Commercial Real Estate industry, ultimately creating value. This would provide valuable networking opportunities and knowledge sharing with other corporate partners and startups. T-Hub's startups, on the other hand, would gain access to Berkadia's network of startups based on their focus areas, creating opportunities for collaboration and potentially scaling their businesses.
The program aims to connect at least 40-56 startups with Berkadia during the two-year alliance period. The program would include sensitization meetings, scouting, screening, evaluating, curated marketing campaigns, outreach, call for applications, specialized jury members, and pitch day. By providing a platform for startups to showcase their solutions, the program would foster collaboration between Berkadia and startups, driving growth, and development.
Mahankali Srinivas Rao (MSR), CEO, T-Hub, said, "We are delighted to work with Berkadia to promote innovation and entrepreneurship. Through this alliance, we aim to connect our startups with Berkadia's network and resources, enabling them to collaborate and create new opportunities. We look forward to working with Berkadia and achieving our shared goals of driving growth and development.”
Director of Berkadia Digital Bryce Nyberg. "The expansion of our BeEngaged program into India is very exciting and we couldn’t think of a better partnership than with T-Hub.
“BeEngaged advises and accelerates startups that are redefining the commercial real estate industry by providing them with resources, strategic counsel, and a collaborative network to test and grow innovative concepts. Since its origination in 2019, the program has accelerated more than a dozen CRE tech startups. T-Hub's track record of promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in India, and their commitment to driving growth and development, is commendable.”
Adding to that, Sudipto Mukherjee, Country Head and Managing Director at Berkadia India said, “This strategic partnership is a first of a kind initiative by Berkadia in the Indian subcontinent and is set to open avenues for more innovation. By working with T-Hub, we will have access to a wide range of innovative startups that align with our focus areas and enable us to stay ahead of the curve in the fast-paced commercial real estate industry.”
The alliance between T-Hub and Berkadia is a strategic move that aims to foster innovation, drive growth, and create a robust ecosystem of entrepreneurship in India. With over 2,000 startups impacted to date through various programs and initiatives, T-Hub has a proven track record of scaling startups in partnership with a robust ecosystem of partners. T-Hub and Berkadia are set to drive innovation and growth in the Indian startup ecosystem.