eSTiP: Startup Ecosystem Innovation Platform & Program | HCLTech
Supercharging Open Innovation
Overview

Unlocking the Power of Open Innovation

HCLTech's Startup Ecosystem Innovation Platform & Program — better known as eSTiP — is our primary open innovation framework that dives into the startup ecosystem and initiates a diverse range of opportunities with startups and organizations within academia. The goal is to establish strategic pilots, NPIs (new product introductions), commercial partnerships and potential investments with our customers' global business lines.

Unlocking the Power of Open Innovation

Our Impact with eSTiP

1,500+

Startups

15+

Venture capital collaborations

20+

Strategic alliance partners

6+

Academia connections

225,000+

Employees within HCLTech

Our Areas of Expertise

We offer innovation services through our unique frameworks, platforms and ecosystems designed to enable our clients to implement strategies that provide a competitive edge.

Inspire
Inspire

Inspire

Our objective is to ensure our partners achieve business profitability by providing them with emerging tech research reports, consultancy services and the inspiration and advocacy to explore new ideas.

Ideate
Ideate

Ideate

We leverage design thinking in empowering our clients to adopt a systematic method of ideation that enhances understanding and provides greater clarity.

Pilot
Pilot

Pilot

Our services include designing prototypes, creating mockups, connecting with relevant ecosystems and organizing innovation days, all aimed at facilitating a closer connection between our clients and their target customers — ultimately enabling their continuous growth.

Meet our Strategic ecosystem partners

IBM
Intel
Microsoft
SAP
GoogleCloud
AWS
Cisco
Dell
Cohesity
rubrik
 

Innovation ecosystem partners

Business France
Business Finland
Business Sweden
Sydney Quantum Academy
Invest India
Kerala Startup Mission
T-Hub
SSN
NUS
IITM
BEAR
University of Calcutta

Insights and Thought Leadership

Testimonial

The HCLTech eSTiP has been designed to enable our clients to deliver the best value to their customers by implementing ideas that can positively impact their businesses. Testimonials speak volumes about the capabilities of eSTiP.

BUSINESS FRANCE

Anne Dessemond

Head of Tech and Services &
Marketing Entry Strategy

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Anne Dessemond

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Unlock a world of innovation with our portal featuring a comprehensive dashboard, industry-ready use cases and access to technology trends.

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Use cases

Use cases

Industry-ready use case access

Catalog

Catalog

HCLTech Startup, academia and intrapreneur catalog access

Innovation Labs

Innovation Labs

Access to HCLTech Innovation Labs

Call for Innovation

Call for Innovation

Campaign management portal for ideathons and innovation calls

Business Head

Business Head:Kalyan Kumar

Today’s new world poses a challenge for how businesses can move into the future, taking into account multiple factors and dimensions that stretch the limits of existing high-performance computing resources. As the next generation of technologies —like Quantum Computing — continues to mature and become commercially viable, we hope our continued engagement will bring insights into relevant startups, academia, business collaborators and other innovation ecosystem players.”

Kalyan Kumar Chief Technology Officer & Head Ecosystem
VKalyan Kumar

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