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NavStik Labs proud to be #TECH30 by YourStory

NavStik Labs was recently selected by YourStory to be part of the prestigious #TECH30 at their annual flagship event TechSparks 2016. Handpicked by the YourStory jury from a long list of near 3000 applicants, NavStik Labs is one of the 30 technology Startups to make it in TECH30. NavStik’s Achal Negi represented the company at the event.

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TechSparks, this year was held at Bangalore on Sep 30th and October 1st, the event is in its Seventh edition and is one of the biggest technology startup showcase in India.

Every year, YourStory selects 30 promising startups working with disruptive technologies to showcase their potential at TechSpark. Capillary, Moonfrog Labs, Loginext, Freshdesk, Niki.ai, Heckyl and such likes are some of its major alumni. It was a moment of great pride for NavStik to be part of such an incredible line up.

“You could just see the entrepreneurial spirit everywhere. Being part of Tech30 gave us an opportunity to interact with other innovative technology startups and investors from all around the country” says Achal Negi.  The event that saw over 3000 attendees that included investors, entrepreneurs, industry experts was held over the span of two days and was full of interactions and networking.

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Achal Negi pitching for NavStik Labs, talks about how FlytBase platform caters to the needs of commercial drone industry.

Every Tech30 got an opportunity to pitch on the Techsparks main stage in front investors and audience. NavStik’s Achal Negi spoke about how they are revolutionizing the commercial drone industry with FlytOS – Operating System for Drones, and enabling developers to build powerful custom drone applications through this platform.

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TechSpark 2016 was inaugurated by the Karnataka IT, BT and Tourism Minister Priyank Kharge.  Followed by an inspiring opening speech about the seven year journey of YourStory by Shradha Sharma, the founder and CEO of YourStory.

From its inception in 2013, NavStik Labs has focussed on building technologies for drone automation.  Its latest endeavour has been to build the next generation development platform for commercial drone applications.

Drones is a disruptive technology that is impacting a wide range of enterprise applications, such as, inspections, surveys, precision agriculture, delivery, emergency response, and so on. NavStik’s FlytBase platform empowers developers to connect their business applications with drones, thereby harnessing the true potential of this technology.

Over the last six months, Navstik has successfully conducted a Beta program for its platform  and has shipped its product to Beta customers across more than 12 countries. NavStik was recently awarded ‘Startup of the year  2016 – Technology’ by Startup Leadership Program. NavStik is currently accepting pre-orders for FlytPOD.

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