Yonyx: A Knowledge Based Customer Support Startup Wins IBM SmartCamp in India

IBM today announced Yonyx as the winner of the IBM SmartCamp 2012 in India, an event aimed at identifying early stage entrepreneurs who are developing business ventures that align with IBM Smarter Planet vision. Yonyx enables organizations to publish their trouble-shooting & product support knowledge in a revolutionary new way that unleashes the power of interactive self service for the benefit of customers, while cutting costs and improving quality of services delivered by the enterprise.

The SmartCamp Bangalore finalists represent a new generation of entrepreneurs whose technology and business models capitalize on the growing opportunity for businesses to optimize their resources by applying the next gen entrepreneurs’ vision for a smarter planet and integrating their innovative technologies in the ecosystem. The SmartCamp, which was conducted on July 25, 2012 in Bangalore, is a part of IBM’s Global Entrepreneur Program is aimed at identifying early stage entrepreneurs who are developing business ventures aligned with building a smarter planet. Globally, this program has helped to launch more than 500 new businesses in key areas such as energy, health care and transportation.

Yonyx is honored to win IBM SmartCamp Bangalore. Being mentored and supported by a technology giant like IBM has enriched our experience in this event. We look forward to implementing the positive feedback given by the investors and analysts and to work with IBM in their smarter planet initiatives.” said Sanjay Bajaj, Co-Founder & CEO of Yonyx.

The planet is flooded with data, and that is creating huge opportunity for startups. IBM is working with startups to take advantage of this opportunity.” said Karthik Padmanabhan, Country Manager - ISV & Developer Relations, IBM Software Group - India/ SA By providing startups with the technology, skills and mentorship needed to get their solution off the ground – IBM is truly helping to drive innovation. We at IBM believe that the entrepreneurs are playing a critical role in addressing the needs of cities around the world. Working closely with the Entrepreneurs helps us innovate better and help clients and partners solve some of society’s most pressing challenges.

Yonyx will go on to the SmartCamp Global Finals where they will face-off with winners from SmartCamps in America, Asia, Europe, and Latin America.

Besides Yonyx the other finalists for IBM SmartCamp Bangalore included:
  • Imagine Software Labs - world renowned augmented reality (AR) based technology enterprise that offers innovative visualization products and services which enhance the consumer experience of reality.
  • Link Smart Technologies Private Limited - Bangalore based firm and of the first to have developed a new security technology, known as smartDNA.
  • WinHire Technologies - a break-through innovative technology product company based in Bangalore and offices in USA and Singapore.
  • Wifinity Tech - provides the enterprise sector with customer intelligence solutions that enable Energy Management, Physical security and Industrial/ Manufacturing execution systems.


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