Suriya Sivakumar, actor, producer, philanthropist, and founder of Agaram Foundation was the chief guest of the event held on September 15, 2017, by ATEA Silicon Valley chapter, in Newark, California.
The event included startup pitches by founders of four early stage startups, Agaram Foundation presentation by Suriya and his team, Pledges by donors, and dinner sponsored by Ananda Bhavan. In addition to the ATEA team, key participants of the event include Prabakar Sundarrajan (The Fabric), Michel Susai (NeoAccell / NetScaler), Jay Vijayan (former CIO, Tesla), SV Krishnamurthy (Keiretsu Forum, Singapore / Chennai), and Anbu Gounder (Minkasu).
Here is the ATEA Silicon Valley – Suriya Sivakumar event highlights video (4 minutes):
Following founders / startups participated in rapid fire pitches:
(1) Adithya Murali: Glucotune – Diabetes monitoring and management
(2) Raman Narayanan: Equate Health – Digital Health wearable for Chonic Disease management
(3) Muthu Annamalai: Ezhil – Programming Software Platform in Tamil
(4) Seetharaman Gudette: Dyzaro – IT Performance Monitoring Platform