The eight that beat others to the list are...
- Ascendus Technologies,Bangalore: Aims to build the world’s biggest online training platform for business executives.
- ConvergeLabs, Gurgaon: markets an "m-commerce" platform called M-Bay that enables payment transactions over mobile phones.
- Drishtee, Noida: sets up Internet kiosks and trains the owners, who then provide Internet services to mostly uneducated, illiterate, and poor local populations.
- Hellosoft, Hyderabad: Develop software that improves productivity of chips and mobile devices.
- IBS, Trivandrum: Develops Logistics software for transport companies like the shipping and airline industry.
- NowPos Online Services, Secunderabad: Provide Voicemail to rural citizens for whom language is a barrier.
- Ocimum Biosolutions, Hyderabad: Sells software-tracking tools to research labs around the world.
- Softjin Technologies,Bangalore: Customized tools for Electronic Design Automation for chip companies across the world