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T-Hub, Berkadia in strategic alliance to drive innovation and growth in the startup ecosystem

May 10, 2023: T-Hub, on Wednesday announced its alliance with Berkadia, a commercial real estate company, to foster innovation, growth, and knowledge exchange in the Indian startup ecosystem. This alliance will last for two years, during which Berkadia will actively participate in T-Hub’s membership program. 

As part of the alliance, Berkadia will gain access to T-Hub’s extensive network of startups.  The relationship journey will build on facets of mentorship, networking, proofs of concept, pitch analysis, design assessments, business reviews, technical discoveries, and market analysis that will all play a part in driving change in the Commercial Real Estate industry, ultimately creating value. This will provide valuable networking opportunities and knowledge sharing with other corporate partners and startups. T-Hub’s startups, on the other hand, will gain access to Berkadia’s network of startups based on their focus areas, creating opportunities for collaboration and potentially scaling their businesses.

The program aims to connect at least 40-56 startups with Berkadia during the two-year alliance period. The program will include sensitization meetings, scouting, screening, evaluating, curated marketing campaigns, outreach, call for applications, specialized jury members, and pitch day. By providing a platform for startups to showcase their solutions, the program will foster collaboration between Berkadia and startups, driving growth, and development.

Mahankali Srinivas Rao (MSR), CEO, T-Hub, said, “We are delighted to work with Berkadia to promote innovation and entrepreneurship. Through this alliance, we aim to connect our startups with Berkadia’s network and resources, enabling them to collaborate and create new opportunities. We look forward to working with Berkadia and achieving our shared goals of driving growth and development.”

“The expansion of our BeEngaged program into India is very exciting and we couldn’t think of a better partnership than with T-Hub,” said Director – Berkadia Digital Bryce Nyberg. “BeEngaged advises and accelerates startups that are redefining the commercial real estate industry by providing them with resources, strategic counsel, and a collaborative network to test and grow innovative concepts. Since its origination in 2019, the program has accelerated more than a dozen CRE tech startups. T-Hub’s track record of promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in India, and their commitment to driving growth and development, is commendable.”  

Sudipto Mukherjee, Country Head and Managing Director at Berkadia India said, “This strategic partnership is a first of a kind initiative by Berkadia in the Indian subcontinent and is set to open avenues for more innovation. By working with T-Hub, we will have access to a wide range of innovative startups that align with our focus areas and enable us to stay ahead of the curve in the fast-paced commercial real estate industry”