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Babson Alumni Business Wins ‘Best Startup’ at Silicon India's Startup City 2009

The Babson alumni business GLOPORE IMS, based in Bangalore, India, has been named Best Startup in the Services category by Silicon India Startup City 2009.

Satish Kumar, M’05, founder and CEO of GLOPORE IMS received this award on behalf of the company at the Startup City 2009 event which was attended by more than 6500 participants, 200 companies, 500 CEOs and 50 VCs.

Babson professor Srinivasa Rangan is co-founder and VP of Global Strategy & Alliances and Director, and Babson alumni, Vivek Nicholas Joseph, M’08, is director of marketing for North America out of the Boston office.

The awards were given based on the following criteria: the company overview, market opportunity, the team, solution value proposition, competitive positioning, growth plans, go-to-market plan, current status and investment opportunity.

“This award reinforces our pure-play ITSM strategy, our complementary ITSM service offerings, our entrepreneurial culture and our passionate execution team,” said Satish. “GLOPORE IMS differentiates itself from the competition by its pure-play focused strategy, frugal execution in addressing customers’ ITSM challenges through its thought leadership, and has carved a niche for itself in the IT Service Management space in a very short period of time. It is a great feeling to have our thoughts validated by an extremely knowledgeable VC crowd!”

GLOPORE IMS is a boutique IT Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) player based out of Bangalore with regional presence in Boston and London. GLOPORE IMS works with CIO’s and IT Managers of organizations and helps them integrate their IT strategy and business strategy with IT operations via a selective sourcing model. Since its inception in 2006, GLOPORE IMS has carved a niche for itself in the ITSM space through its thought leadership. GLOPORE IMS offers IT Infrastructure Management Services (IMS/RIMS), Plan, Design, Deployment of IT Infrastructure, IT consulting and Training services along with Green IT Consulting. GLOPORE IMS offers public ITIL® training in all the major IT hubs of India along with customized corporate training throughout India. For more information on GLOPORE IMS, visit .

Read an article on the win posted by the Silicon India News Bureau in Bangalore.