Navikenz, a consulting-led AI services startup, has raised $4 million in Seed funding round from Sudip Nandy, ex-CEO Aricent and Sekar PRC ex-CEO Hexaware.
The startup will use the funds to expand its footprint in India and the United States.
New Jersey-based Navikenz was founded in 2020 by Anjan Lahiri and Samit Deb, It is helping enterprises find and implement AI-enabled solutions to improve business processes and replace ‘human effort with human intuition’.
“No company needs another line of code – they need higher revenues and lower costs. Technology enables them to do that. People do not need employment, they need employability and a purpose – a reason to come to work every day. Our aim at Navikenz is to give people this sense of purpose, solving problems for customers in a way that makes them leap to log into their computers every day”, said, Anjan Lahiri, Co-Founder and CEO, Navikenz
The company said that With a management team that can easily handle a business of more than $1 billion, the company will continue to grow organic and inorganic and inorganic, organic and inorganic to achieve the scale needed to meet the needs of its Fortune 500 target customers.
The company is looking to hire more talent from India in its AI Architecture and Business Consulting segment and in the next five years, it aims to become a significant player in the IT services space.
“In today’s world, the competitive weapon is your culture and your ability to attract and retain the talent. We are targeting to pioneer as many post-COVID practices as possible, making us a preferred destination for the best talent in the industry”, said, Samit Deb, Co-founder & Chief of People Success, Navikenz.
According to McKinsey survey that AI adoption is on the rise: 56 percent of all respondents reported AI adoption in at least one function, up from 50 percent in 2020. The latest results show that companies headquartered in emerging economies have seen the biggest increase in AI adoption since last year, including China, the Middle East and North Africa, and that of all regions, Indian companies have the highest adoption rates. Is more. Is more. It is followed by companies from Asia-Pacific.
“In today’s world, every business, organization, and global firm is investing heavily in modern technologies to meet the changing requirements of not only the industry but also their targeted customers. Navikenz believes that the key is determining the ‘Business Change, and hence it will lead with ‘Business Consulting’ and ‘Enterprise Architecture’ capabilities in this exciting future”, it said.
Navikenz is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) focused IT Services company that helps Enterprises discover and implement Artificial Intelligence enabled solutions to improve business processes and supplant ‘human effort with human intuition.’ they partner enterprises in their digital transformation and enable them to emerge and excel as a data-powered organization.
They help enterprises identify, select and adopt the relevant digital technologies for their business needs and discover opportunities for right application of Artificial Intelligence capabilities. They do this by bringing the people, processes and organizational culture together for a purposeful and effective adoption of emerging technologies across the organization.
Navikenz has been founded by an experienced team and is led by Anjan Lahiri, a globally recognized IT services and transformation expert and a co-founder of Mindtree. Their mission is to help transform businesses through purpose driven adoption of digital technologies and humane application of AI capabilities to discover & create distinctly new possibilities for their customers.