Editorial Team

The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, an institute recognized as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India, recently announced the winners of the Gujarat Startup Awards 2021. Union MSME minister Narayan Rane presented the awards and the prize money to the winners in the categories of ‘Emerging’, ‘Growing’, and ‘Special Jury Award’.

The institute received 120 nominations from across Gujarat for the awards and a jury comprising six members scrutinized the nominations. The jury included Dr Sunil Shukla, Director General, EDII; HK Mittal, Chairman, Startup India Seed Fund; Dukhbandhu Rath, MD, Gujarat Venture Finance Limited (GVFL); Himanshu Saparia, Council Member, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII); Pathik Patwari, Sr.VP, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI); and Rajiv Bose, Head of Business, iCreate.

On the occasion, Dr. Sunil Shukla, Director General, EDII, Ahmedabad, said, “EDII has always remained at the forefront when it comes to promoting entrepreneurship in the country. In the last four-decades of our existence, we have strived to accelerate the culture of startups and entrepreneurship in the country, by providing potential entrepreneurs with the right skill sets that help them move forward on the path of new enterprise creation and management.

As far as the awardees are concerned, OmniBRx Biotechnologies Private Limited, a bioprocess engineering company, and All That Dips Private Limited, an agro and food processing company, were chosen as winners in the ‘Best Emerging Startup’ category. Similarly, Mouldies Infotech LLP and Pivoting Softwares Private Limited were chosen as winners in the ‘Best Growing Startup’ category. Rayush Natural Fibres Private Limited was given the ‘Special Jury Award’.

Profiles of the winning startups:

OmniBRx is India’s first Bioprocess Engineering Company engaged in manufacturing Single-use Bioreactors for Biotechnology, vaccine production, cell therapies & other biologics the product, CellBRx Single-use Bioreactors are the world’s largest bioreactors for adherent cell culture-based vaccine manufacturing including Covid-19 vaccines.

All That Dips makes delicious and healthy urban pantry essentials that allow customers to enjoy delicious meals in a matter of minutes while not worrying about calories or chemicals.

Mouldies Infotech LLP, is a one stop online solution for all kinds of mould requirements by creating a platform for product manufacturers and mould makers.

Pivoting Softwares Private Limited (Clientjoy) helps over 4000 Agencies and 9000 Freelancers in 90+ Countries manage their clients and grow their Business. The Agency Operating System is the first and one of a kind Product that brings everything that any services company does in one single place for better decision making and enabling Growth.

Rayush Fibers emphasizes on improving the quality of life by providing sustainable, eco-friendly cool curtains/ fibers with antidepressant fragrance and mosquito/ Insect repellent properties for longer shelf life to make life better even without electricity.

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