21Nov
SRKay Consulting Group, SCIKEY, Startup Success Index, Startup Success

SRKay Decodes Startup Success as it Unveils ‘Startup Success Index’ Research Study at the United Nations

Pune and London, 21st November 2018: More than 90 percent of startups fail, but with an increasing number of professionals shunning off their cushy jobs and taking a plunge in uncertain waters of entrepreneurship, these numbers have only increased over time. SRKay Consulting Group, a Private Equity, and acceleration firm based in Pune had embarked on a journey to decode every possible factor that can be managed to improve the success probability of startups.

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05Oct
SRKay Consulting Group, SCIKEY, Talent Commerce Venture, Karunjit Kumar Dhir

SRKay Ropes in yet Another Industry Veteran for its Talent Commerce Venture SCIKEY - Karunjit Kumar Dhir Takes Over as Head of Global Business Operations

Pune and London, 5th October 2018: SRKay Consulting Group, a private equity venture of the multi-billion dollar SRK Group, has been going all out to get on board the best in the industry to lead their ambitious technology investments. SRKay had earlier announced its second round of funding for its talent commerce and consulting venture SCIKEY that is now getting launched in the Indian market and will expand to other global locations by 2019.

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19July
SRKay Unveils ‘SCIKEY MindMatch’, an Algorithm to Predict Startup Success, at the United Nations in Geneva

SRKay Unveils ‘SCIKEY MindMatch’, an Algorithm to Predict Startup Success, at the United Nations in Geneva

Pune and Geneva, 19th July 2018: SRKay unveiled the path-breaking MindMatch Algorithm, based on the research by its Talent Solutions venture SCIKEY which can predict startup success, at the recently held UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) meeting in Geneva. The algorithm utilizes several human-only attributes for the prediction, which have been largely ignored by startups and funding agencies across the globe, leading to massive startup failures so far. Thrashing some famous studies that point out several reasons why startups fail, Mr. Alok Kumar, the Managing Partner of SRKay said, "78 percent of startups are successful due to human only factors while the failures are primarily because of ignoring these factors."

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10July
SRKay Continues its Growth Journey - Inaugurates New Office at World Trade Centre Pune

SRKay Continues its Growth Journey - Inaugurates New Office at World Trade Centre Pune

Pune, India. – July 10, 2018: SRKay Consulting Group, a private equity arm of the Mumbai-based multi-billion dollar SRK Group continues its rapid growth and announced the inauguration of its new office at the prestigious World Trade Centre in Pune. The company had recently opened a new office at The Willis Towers in Chicago in the month of May and the Global R&D Hub for its Ventures in Helsinki, Finland which was inaugurated in April 2018. The new office at WTC in Pune will cater to SRKay's ventures.

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27June
SRKay Appoints Ex-Sears VP of Technology as President of its Venture, ScrumStart

SRKay Appoints Ex-Sears VP of Technology as President of its Venture, ScrumStart

Chicago and London, 27th June 2018: SRKay Consulting Group today announced the appointment of Philip Robbins-Jones as the President of its Technology Services venture, ScrumStart. Philip will be based out of Chicago and will manage the ScrumStart (SRKay Venture) operations in the US and Europe. Philip is an experienced, innovative CIO and Technology leader with a deep background in retail. His broad business background coupled with extensive technology experience has enabled success in multiple business critical leadership positions at some of the world's leading retailers, including Tesco, Sainsbury's and Sears.

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3May
SRKay Consulting Group Opens US Office in Chicago

SRKay Consulting Group Opens US Office in Chicago

Pune and Chicago, 3rd May 2018: SRKay Consulting Group today announced the opening of its US office in Chicago. With its presence in the US, SRKay intends to open the vast market of North America to its ventures. Recently SRKay announced its intention to open the Helsinki R&D office in Finland to support innovation needs of its funded and accelerated ventures.

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27April
SRKay Invests in SCIKEY, a High Potential Indo-Finnish Talent Marketplace Venture.

SRKay Invests in SCIKEY, a High Potential Indo-Finnish Talent Marketplace Venture

Helsinki, London and Pune, 26th April 2018: SRKay Consulting Group announces its second round of investment in 'SCIKEY', a hiring lifecycle automation and talent marketplace that is planned for beta launch in select markets in May-June this year. SCIKEY got onboarded onto SRKay's accelerator ecosystem in late 2016, and since then team SCIKEY has been deeply engaged in cutting-edge research.

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19April
SRKay Invests in Finland to Support R&D for its Ventures.

SRKay Invests in Finland to Support R&D for its Ventures

Helsinki, Finland and London, 18th April 2018: SRKay Consulting Group today announced the opening of their Finnish company 'SRKay Consulting Oy' that will be based in Helsinki and will serve as the R&D hub for their ventures.

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7March
SRKay ropes in yet another industry veteran for its platform and solutions ventures – Sooraj Keswani takes over as Head of Consulting Practice

SRKay ropes in yet another industry veteran for its platform and solutions ventures – Sooraj Keswani takes over as Head of Consulting Practice

Pune, 7th March 2018: SRKay Consulting Group, a technology private equity venture of the multi-billion dollar SRK Group, has been going all out to on board the best in the industry to lead their ambitious technology investments. SRKay today announces the joining of Sooraj Keswani as the Head of Consulting Practice, to lead the go-to-market strategy for products and solutions of ventures in Asia Pacific region.

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21Dec
SRKay Appoints Stuart Kippelman

Stuart Kippelman Joins the Advisory Board of SRKay Consulting Group to Help Accelerate its Global Footprint

Florida & Pune, 21st December 2017: SRKay Consulting Group, a London-headquartered private equity venture of the multi-billion dollar SRK Group, announces the joining of Stuart Kippelman on its advisory board. Stuart is a highly acclaimed business and technology leader in the U.S., and is the former Senior Vice President and Global CIO at Platform Specialty Products, based in Florida.

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10Oct
 SRKay Appoints Vinit Teredesai

SRKay Appoints Vinit Teredesai, Ex-Global Head of Finance HSBC GLT’s, as Advisor for its Global Ventures

London, Pune, 10th October 2017: SRKay Consulting Group , a venture of the multi-billion dollar SRK Group, announces the appointment of Vinit Teredesai, ex-Senior VP & Global Head of Finance, HSBC GLT’s, as the Advisor Finance. He would be advising the Group in the areas of strategic global expansion, value measurement, pricing strategy, financial discipline and M&A for streamlining the growing global business operations for the group’s ventures.

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16Aug
SRKAY CONSULTING GROUP LAUNCHES ITS FIRST PRODUCT VENTURE 'SERENA WAY', TO HELP
                                        BUSINESSES IMPROVE THEIR CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

SRKay Consulting Group Launches its First Product Venture 'Serena Way', to Help Businesses Improve Their Customer Experience

Pune, 16th August 2017: SRKay Consulting Group , a venture of the billion dollar SRK Group, based out of London and Mumbai, today announced its first product venture 'Serena Way', that will focus on solving customer experience challenges for businesses with its CXM (Customer Experience Management) platform and services.

Serena Way , a CXM venture is the outcome of more than one year of research and development effort.

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14June
SRKay Consulting Group's Doctrine Behind the Appointment of its New CBO - You Can Buy Experience, Not Wisdom

SRKay Consulting Group's Doctrine Behind the Appointment of its New CBO - You Can Buy Experience, Not Wisdom

Pune, June 14, 2017: SRKay Consulting Group, a venture of the multi-billion dollar SRK Group, is going all out to get on board the best in the industry to lead their ambitious technology ventures. SRKay announces Shriram Viswanathan as the Group Chief Business Officer (CBO). He would be responsible for streamlining the global business operations for the group ventures.

"Shriram brings rich technology leadership that will help SRKay streamline its global business operations for several of its technology ventures after months of R&D efforts," said Alok Kumar, Managing Partner, SRKay Consulting Group.

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27July
SRKay-Consulting-Group-Sets-up-Their-Global-Headquarters-in-London

SRKay Consulting Group Sets up Their Global Headquarters in London

Pune, 27th July 2017: SRKay Consulting Group, a private equity venture promoted by Mumbai-based multi-billion dollar SRK Group, has taken yet another step in their vision towards becoming a global company. SRKay Consulting Group Limited UK will start operating their global operations from London and will focus on creating a footprint of its ventures from UK to other global destinations.

"We decided London as our global headquarters at the time when our first venture ScrumStart gained multinational clients and now is well-poised to accelerate its growth through physical presence in leading global locations. With this expansion, SRKay is looking at creating a network of strategic channel partners that would help us with our expansion plans," said Alok Kumar, Partner of SRKay Consulting Group in London, where he visited as part of the NASSCOM business delegation from India.

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12May
SRKay Consulting Group PE Tastes Success in its First Year Since Inception

SRKay Consulting Group PE Tastes Success in its First Year Since Inception

Pune, 12th May 2017: SRKay Consulting Group, a private equity backed by one of the largest diamond manufacturing groups in the world, SRK Exports, has been able to break-even with one of its ventures in the first year itself. "Our first venture, ScrumStart Services, gets its break-even right in its first year. We are highly hopeful to repeat this success," said Alok Kumar, Managing Partner, SRKay Consulting Group, who is a renowned personality in the IT fraternity.

Since its inception last year, ScrumStart has been able to advise and help organizations around the globe in setting up and running their technology centres in India in the most effective way. It is now extending its services to assist organizations, especially in the technology products' domain, set up and launch their businesses in India.

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25Nov
SRK Group Engages IT Guru Alok Kumar to Lead an Ambitious Venture

SRK Group Engages IT Guru Alok Kumar to Lead an Ambitious Venture

MUMBAI, November 25, 2016: SRK Group, India's leading diamond manufacturing company, is all set to make its arrival into IT industry. SRK Export, a well-known name in global diamond industry, has engaged Ex Managing Director of Sears IT and Management Services India Pvt. Ltd., Alok Kumar, to lead their ambitious high-end IT Company - SRKay Consulting Group. A well-known personality from technology industry, Kumar has previously started two technology companies successfully and he is set his standard higher with his new partnership with Shreyans Dholakia, Owner and Director - Marketing and IT at Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. (SRK Exports).

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