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Karnataka is globally considered as the IT and Biotech capital of India. Its capital, Bengaluru is the fourth largest technology cluster of the world.Bengaluru itself is the fourth biggest technology hub on the planet after Silicon Valley, Boston, and London.It is a main innovation hub which is home to more than 4000 dynamic tech startups. It is the main Indian city to be positioned within the best 20 Startup eco-frameworks over the world.

This was a one of its unique Largest Techno event held here in Namma Bengaluru with a clear focus on IT-BIO sectors and is the biggest expo in the Asia Pacific region to have demonstrated the Sate-Of-The-Art cutting edge technologies with huge representations from the Industry, Stalwarts, Heads of Reputed Institutes, Govt. Policymakers and stakeholders to exhibit, demonstrate the advancements which are taking control of our entire Eco-System with a common theme of creating Inspiration, fostering Innovation and maximizing Impact with path-breaking ideas, specially from budding Innovators. This flagship event was Organized by Dept. of IT & BT Govt. of Karnataka and become more bigger and better and offered knowledge, networking, and business opportunities.

The concluded 21st Edition of the Bangalore Tech Summit held at Palace Grounds from 29th Nov- 1st December 2018 saw a conglomeration of businesses, stakeholders, startups and government think tanks with special spectrum of programmes like - Thought Leaders Conclave, Bangalore Tech Talks, Posters (Walkway of Discovery), Awards, Global Hackathon(Humane Code Global Hackathon), India's biggest and most extravagant Drone Racing, Product Launch Showstoppers, Tech Tutorials, Makers (Do-It-Yourself / Do-It-Together), Lab-To-Market, B2B Meetings(Bengaluru Tech Exchange), Wall-Of-Fame, to name a few events…The 3-day event has the support of driving IT and Electronics Associations, for example, NASSCOM, IESA, TiE, ABAI, Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and so forth.

Sharing a common goal of creating Inspiration, fostering Innovation and maximizing impact their combined determination and enthusiasm has put Karnataka on the world map yet again when we mention the word ‘Technology’. On the IT Front, the focus was on ML & Robotics,Intelligent Apps and Analytics, Immersive Experience (AR/VR), IOT, Telecom and Cyber Security and the Biotech focus was on BioPharma, BioAgri, BioEnergy&BioFuels, BioServices, BioInformatics, and BioIndustrial respectively with a large panel of key note speakers across the globe. Investment & Finance

At the Curtain Raiser of the 21st edition of the event, Shri. H D Kumaraswamy, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka said, “The business-friendly policies of the Government of Karnataka has been instrumental in driving innovation in the nation. Bengaluru has risen as one of the best worldwide innovation hub in the league of Tokyo, Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv. Bengaluru is additionally the primary choice for startups and is among the best 15 startup ecosystems on the planet.

The other eminent dignitaries and speakers in the Inaugural event include:

  • Shri K.J George Honorable Minister of LMI & IT, BT and S&T and Sugar, GOK
  • Shri RV Deshpande Honorable Minister of Revenue, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood, GOK
  • Her Excellency Kate Jones Honorable Minister of Innovation and Tourism Industry Development, Queensland Parliament, Australia
  • Shri NH Shivshankar Reddy Honorable Minister for Agriculture, GOK
  • Mr. Martin Talpa, Honorable Deputy Minister, Foreign Affairs, Government of Czech Republic
  • Shri Priyank KhargeHonorable Minister of Social Welfare, GOK
  • Mrs. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairperson and MD, BIOCON,Chairman, Vision Group on BT, Govt of Karnataka
  • Mr. S GopalaKrishnan, Co-Founder, Infosys,Chairman,AxilorVentures, and Chairman, Vision Group on IT, Govt of Karnataka
  • Mr. Krishnakumar Natarajan, CEO & MD, Mindtree, Chairman, Conference Committee Bengaluru Tech Summit 2018
  • Mr. TM Vijaya Bhaskar, IAS, chief secretary, Govt. of Karnataka
  • Mr. Gaurav Gupta, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Commerce and Industries and Department of IT, BT and Science and Technology, Karnataka
  • Mr. Alexandre Zeigler, Ambassador of France Republic to India
  • Honorable Ganganmbike Mallikarjun, Worshipful Mayor, BBMP
  • Mr. CN AshwathNarayan, MLA
  • Mr. Omkar Rai, STPI Director General, GoI, New Delhi
  • Mrs. Vinoth Priya, IAS, Director Directorate of IT & BT and Managing Director, KITS
  • Mr. Shailendra K Tyagi, Director STPI, Bengaluru
  • With Karnataka being the first state in the country to support innovation, its strong policy with respect to IT, Industry, Startup has helped facilitate innovations manifold. STPI has been promoting IT MSMEs/Start-Ups by providing platform for showcasing their products / services in ‘STPI Pavilion’. Similar to the previous year, this year also STPI was awarding the deserving IT companies during the occasion of STPI IT Export Awards Karnataka.

    Bangalore Tech Summit 2018 was about “If I can change the world; you can also change the world” via the core theme of ‘Innovation and Impact’ adds Mr. Joseph S Jayakumar, Director Amstar Technologies and an IBM business partner who was instrumental in Amstar’s bridge building activity with Government Stakeholders and IT Think Tanks like Mr. K.J. George(IT & BT Minister, Govt. of Karnataka), Mr. Priyank Kharge(Social Welfare Minister, Govt. of Karnataka), Mr. R V Deshpande (Minister of Revenues, Govt. of Karnataka),Mr. J. Venugopal(Asst. Director of Karnataka Udyog Mitra), Mr.Krishnakumar Natarajan (Mind Tree CEO) tenaciously. Kalyan B, Solutions Architect at Amstar Technologies also adds that it was a pleasure to meet and network with many other businesses / leaders who made the summit a successful one. The theme of ‘Innovation and Impact’saw businesses cultivating a love for an existing challenge and then decoding it phase wise.

    The attractions in this year’s events were not just the stalls but also a ‘NIGHT DRONE RACE’ tournament and a ‘Global Hackathon’ which were conducted for the first time. The Drone race saw over 26 drone pilots aged from 12 to 28 years race to the finals. While the Hackathon was about who creates effective hacking solutions and a back-up for an existing problem at large.

    Lastly Amstar Technologies was privileged to be a part of Bangalore Tech Summit 2018 consecutively post 2017 thanks the organizing committee for arranging Multi Track conferences, B2B Expo, Thought Leaders Conclave, etc apart from the event. They look forward to actively participate in Bangalore Tech Summit 2019.This event has always been a strategic platform for Industries, technologies and technocrats worldwide to understand and to leverage the latest innovations and technical repercussions on to our businesses and daily lives.

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    Amstar Technologies is proud to participate at Bangalore Tech Summit from 29th November 2018 – 1st December 2018 at Bangalore Palace. The event will be spearheaded by Mr Joseph Jayakumar, Director Amstar Technologies, Mr Kalyan B, Solutions Head Amstar Technologies and Mr Shanthvir Singh, Senior Consultant Amstar Technologies. Amstar Technologies under the leadership of Joseph Jayakumar is proud to present its diverse range of IBM and non IBM tech based products/solutions at Bangalore Tech Summit 2018.

    Bangalore proudly known as the technology cluster of the world and as the ‘Silicon Valley of India’ offers the most conducive ecosystem for startups. It is now listed among the top ten hubs globally. Amstar at ‘BENGALURU TECH SUMMIT’ keeping in theme with the spirit of ‘Innovation & Impact’ by the Organizers namely

    - Government of Karnataka, - Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society(KITS), - Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), - Vision Group on (Information Technology, - MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications, looks forward to connect to audience and leverage the latest technical innovations and technical happenings of IBM offerings to a global audience at large. They are also thankful for the organizers for conducting an event like this.

    There shall also be a Interactive Telephonic Consulting/(ITC) Clarification session by subject matter experts wherein Amstar will try to address customer pain points on a need based ad-hoc basis. Amstar invites you all to get ready to be a part of an event like never before in Technology that will offer vast knowledge from Thursday November 29th – Saturday, December 1st, 2018 at Bangalore Palace.

    Visit us at :- Stall B-12 A Timings :- 10.00 am to 7.00 pm Follow #BlrTechSummit18 on Social. For Further Information Please Contact :- Prajwal Viswanath [email protected]/ [email protected] 99867 82920

    November 2018, Bangalore: - Amstar Technologies a pioneer in IT learning, Recruitment Process Outsourcing i.e. RPO and IT outsourcing from 2005 successfully celebrated their thirteenth (13th) anniversary. The anniversary celebrations were attended on the 5th July-18 by well-wishers and team of Amstar Technologies.

    On this special occasion Amstar Technologies also launched their revamped website and employee handbook from a Global HR outreach and connect perspective. The launch was done under the visionary leadership and motivation of Mr. Joseph. S. Jayakumar renowned IT thought leader, Director Amstar Technologies along with Mr. B.Venkat Rao, Co-founder of Amstar Technologies.

    The comprehensive Employee Handbook in today's business community is a necessary brand building tool from a Human Relations and Industrial Relations perspective. Amstar Technologies by launching their Employee Handbook have covered a gamut of necessary rulesand vision- mission policies for employee and employers alike to effectively manage the workplace environment from any sort of impartialities, nepotism, and work based conflicts.

    Employee Handbook also explains disciplinary procedures, which helps make performance management more straightforward with organizations going the smart size mode.

    Lastly the distribution of the Employee Handbook also ensures that employees are aware of their responsibilities and able to perform their job duties effectively without any prejudices thereby helpingone to understand and maintain a professional decorum by documenting the expectations of the entire workforce.

    Amstar’s team appreciates this staunch move by Mr. Joseph S Jayakumar adds Mr. Joseph Suresh who heads Recruitment and Staffing (RPO) unit with a team at Amstar Technologies and is also an eminent HR panelist as well.

    Amstar Technologies also simultaneously launched its new revamped website with the staff team members on a secure platform with better ease and navigationfacility with an optimized user interface module compatible with all devices adopting the latest platform and technology tolls. This helps in connecting the user’s attention from the minute they land to the website for better lead capture and generation.

    Amstar’s brand recall mechanism on the updated website is all about connecting dots from an end user perspective. Going forward we look forward to providing our IBM and Non-IBM based software sales and consulting solutions the leaner way via our optimized website where the emphasis is on “What you see is what you get” experience.

    Amstar’s new website features the best in user experience with easy call to actions to webinars, whitepapers, email, services, contact us, blog and press features. The website is compatible on all browsers and is mobile enabled for quick browsing/registration via Smartphone on the go mode.

    On the eve of its thirteenth (13th) Anniversary celebrations and having launched the updated Website and Employee Handbook we like to mention that it’s time we rebranded ourselves to our End User Community at largeincluding Government sectors in a phase wise manner extensively. We have a long journey ahead adds Mr. Kalyan B, CTO at Amstar Technologies who also recently met Alexandra Thys, Account Director at Arrow ECS in Belgium as a Business Partner Goodwill initiative.

    On the noteworthy occasion, Mr. Joseph S Jayakumar, Director Amstar Technologies also added, “Our new Website and Employee Handbook aims to extend our outreach initiative to the best possible extent from a HR and a Marketing perspective.”

    By this twin launch initiative Amstar envisions to provide the best service heritage via delivering the best curated content and solutions as a technology solution partner to its clients. Further, Amstar is excited to employ people who like what they are doing and strive to deliver cost-effective bespoke training and brocade consulting solutions to our customers at large and through this twin initiative has empowered itself to connect with customers, employees and stakeholders at ease.

    While our main goal is to ensure that our existing clients get the timely, trusted service and support they need, We also wish to extend a warm welcome to our new employees where the handbook acts as a ready mentor for the Ice Breaking activity and the updated website acts as a Quick Reference Manual (QRM) for customers/visitors to get the best in tech based consulting services, as we are equipped to guide companies through the complex process of IT ecosystem be it Enterprise Learning Services, Software Sales and Consulting, Talent Sourcing, RPO, Partner Support Management or even Facility & Infrastructure Management at ease sums up Mr. Kalyan B - CTO, Amstar Technologies.

    Amstar Technologies a pioneer in e-learning, Recruitment Process Outsourcing i.e. RPO and an IT outsourcing from 2005 successfully announced their yearly CSR i.e. Corporate Social Responsibility goals for 2018 with a vision of a ‘Better Tomorrow’.

    This comes on wake of their recent visit to Accept Society, an AIDS Counseling, Care, Education and Prevention Training Society. The society spearheaded by Mr. Raju K Mathew from 1999 works with a common aim to lessen the suffering from physical and psychological pain of those affected directly or indirectly, regardless of economic status or regional/religious affiliation and to rehabilitate them back to society successfully.

    Amstar Corporate Social Responsibility Report for 2018 also details significant progress made year on year to address specific social, economic, and environmental challenges through its philanthropy, operations, products and services gamut and how the end users have benefited from their offering till date.

    Amstar Technologies reinforced its enhanced commitment to community investments that support economic growth, resiliency and sustainability by including a pledge to donate to NGO’s year on year sustainably.

    Amstar technologies also announced that it will provide the best form of support to recent flood victims who were devastated in Kerala and Coorg flash floods.

    Mr. Joseph Jayakumar, Director Amstar Technologies reasons that “We recognize that in achieving our goal to become the leader requires a specific, sustainable commitment from leaders and engagement at all levels of the company as it is about what we give back to the society”. Thus we took this initiative full steam from our home which was whole heartedly accepted by well-wishers and team of Amstar Technologies at large.

    Amstar Technologies CSR report for 2018 provides a comprehensive update on the company’s achievements in three areas of strategic focus: a) Creating equal employment based economic opportunities and social inclusion via donating to the needy after a thorough internal audit. b) Accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy and a healthier planet. For example in 2018, Amstar conducted more virtual trainings vs. conventional class room sessions and participated in “Conserve Electricity” drive by Electronic City IT association. c) Adhering to Responsible Business Practices (RBP’s) and creating opportunities for differently abled candidates via its Staffing and Recruitment offering to major verticals. The 2018 CSR report also outlines new goals and strategies for the company to strategically embed environmental and social responsibility into products, services, operations and philanthropy for their channel partners as well. Amstar Technologies has also committed itself to increase the best of its offering by expanding their outreach to • Diverse small businesses and tying up with their respective CSR initiatives • Electronic City Association revitalization where Amstar operates currently from Bangalore • Responsible, Sustainable Channel Partnership • Assisting Community Drives • Innovative Technology implementation as a premium IBM business partner • Generate Steady Employment.

    As a global technology based services and solutions Company “We understand our role as a community partner and positive impact we have on society, economy and environment,” adds Kalyan B, CTO of Amstar Technologies.

    Going forward, Amstar will continue seeking opportunities to further integrate CSR throughout its business offerings and is committed to being transparent with stakeholders about the progress and invites them to be a part of the journey.

    Amstar Technologies was also recognized with ISO 9001:2015 certification for better service delivery. It has a global channel partner base and celebrated its 13th successful anniversary followed by a get together team lunch at Hotel Ambient Turret, JP Nagar which was attended by employees and well wishers of Amstar Technologies at large wishing them more success on their milestones ahead.

    Amstar Technologies, a 12+ years old professionally managed Organization spearheaded by Mr. Joseph S Jayakumar and Mr. Venkat Rao is an internationally acclaimed multi-faced organization having core competencies in Customized Information Technology Learning Services for Enterprises, Lateral Staffing Solutions i.e. RPO, Information Technology Consulting and Development, Infrastructure and Training Facility Management Services and Technical Content Development services.

    Our experienced professionals bring with them a wealth of industry relevant knowledge and operate in a manner that produces superior quality with outstanding results. AMSTAR’s proven, demonstrated and tested methodologies ensure a higher client satisfaction. AMSTAR with its global network of Delivery centers, support offices and Partners has committed to render the best service to their clients. This is in vision with our Commitment to Core values of Client Satisfaction, Professionalism, Teamwork, Respect, and Integrity.