KPMG in India announces Maithri Aquatech as winner of the Global Tech Innovator Competition (GTIC) 2022 – India Finale


­­­­­­Gurugram  – KPMG in India today announced Maithri Aquatech as winners of the 2nd edition of the Global Tech Innovator Competition (GTIC) 2022 – India Finale. Maithri Aquatech will now represent India at the KPMG Private Enterprise Global Tech Innovator Competition Final slated to take place at the Web Summit 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal, in November 2022, where they will pitch their growth plans to an international judging panel and receive global recognition in the KPMG Private Enterprise “2022 Winners Report”.


The GTIC is a marquee event by KPMG in the UK to recognise top talent in the tech innovation space of startups. This year, the competition has expanded further with over 25 countries and territories from 16 countries in the previous year. In India the initiative was led by the Emerging Giants Practice of the firm. Competitors were given an opportunity to pitch their business plans to a panel of industry leaders (both KPMG and external industry experts) who evaluated their plans. The application process and screening saw large participation from the startup community in India. Basis multiple evaluation rounds, the finals saw participation from 14 key technology startups in India. The India winner will receive a one-year mentorship from KPMG in India and representation across the KPMG global network. They will also get a chance to showcase their solution in the Open Innovation Platform series of KPMG in India, thereby opening doors to multiple opportunities for joint-GTM with KPMG in India.


Amarjeet Singh, Head – Emerging Giants & Startups (India), KPMG in India said, “The Global Tech Innovator Competition (GTIC 2022) is a marquee property for KPMG in India & globally. This initiative has helped us identify some cutting-edge startups & new-age companies that have not just grown phenomenally over the years, but have also proved to be a winning partnership for KPMG from a go-to-market perspective. My heartfelt congratulations to Maithri Aquatech for their remarkable performance in the competition and I wish them the very best for representing the country at the finals scheduled to take place at the Web Summit in Lisbon, later in the year.”


As the winning team heads to compete at the Web Summit 2022, KPMG in India will stay engaged with them throughout the run-up to the finals, handholding and coaching them as they gear up to compete in a truly global business environment.

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KPMG Private Enterprise Global Tech Innovator in India

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