“Homeomart” wins the first edition of KEONICS iCMG Start-up awards 2016 at Le Meridian Hotel Bengaluru on 8th Sept 2016.
About: iCMG awards every year top global companies for excellence in a variety of formats and categories (different IT architecture frameworks, architecture styles and problems etc). Companies like Saudi Aramco, Air Canada, World Bank, IBM, NSE, ICICI Bank were some of the awardees in 2016. This year they added another award for ‘Start-Ups’ in association with KEONICS (a Govt of Karnataka undertaking which is responsible for setting up world-class infrastructure for the electronics and IT related industries in the state. Set up in 1976, KEONICS pioneered IT initiatives in Karnataka that made Bangalore, the ‘Silicon Valley’ of India and ‘Electronics City’ its nerve center)
KEONICS & iCMG Start-up Awards 2016 is initiated with the idea to honor entrepreneurs & enterprises whose work demonstrates a combination of talent, vision & workmanship, which are creating successful and enduring products, services & enterprises. This will be a great opportunity to highlight various interesting and remarkable works being done and bring them to the notice of the global audience.
Evaluation process: The firm was evaluated by a core committee in the first round of competition. The entries which qualified on the initial criteria were moved to second round. In the second round submissions were reviewed by jury members independently and their scores determined the finalists in each category. In the third round, top 3 nominations were identified based on the combined scores of the jury members. In the final round a video interaction took place between the jury members and leaders from the finalist company. The combined scores of jury members determined the Winners in each category.
The awards were presented in a glittering ceremony where Sri Priyank Kharge Hon. IT-BT & Tourism Minister Govt of Karnataka was the Chief Guest. The award was handed to Mr.Vasant Prabhu CEO of Homeomart by Sri. Anurag Batra – chairman and chief editor of Businessworld, India’s leading Business magazine and by the MD of KEONICS. The national spokesperson of BJP Mr.Sambit Patra was also present. Well known commentator and former CEO of RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore, an IPL team) was the master of ceremonies.