Giftolexia Solutions Awarded as 2023 Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum
- The World Economic Forum announces selection of the 100 most promising Technology Pioneers, companies that are tackling such issues as sustainability, climate change and healthcare.
- Giftolexia Solutions, which has developed India’s first Deep Tech-enabled early-screening tool to identify risk of such learning disabilities like dyslexia in children, is among the winners.
- This year’s cohort includes representation from 31 economies on six continents.
- The full list of Technology Pioneers can be viewed here.
Bangalore, India, 21 June 2023 – Giftolexia Solutions Private Limited, the Bangalore-based Indian company that has developed an early-screening tool to identify risk of specific learning disabilities and provide interventions for children, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers”. The startup, founded by Teena Paul, Justin Jose and Ajit Paul, analyses gaze data to arrive at risk level at an early age, thereby improving the learning outcome of children with Specific Learning Disabilities.
The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers are early-stage companies that are at the forefront of new technologies and innovation and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society.
“We’re excited to welcome Giftolexia Solutions to our 2023 cohort of Technology Pioneers,” said Verena Kuhn, Head of Innovator Communities at the World Economic Forum. “Giftolexia Solutions and its fellow pioneers are at the forefront of innovation and disruption needed to help us solve the world’s most pressing issues. We look forward to their contribution to the Forum’s content work that brings together public and private sector to tackle these global issues.”
As a Technology Pioneer, Giftolexia CEO Teena Paul will be invited to engage with the World Economic Forum, working with global leaders to help address key industry and societal issues. Technology Pioneers will also be invited to join Forum events and discussions throughout the year, bringing together leading stakeholders from the public and private sector.
Teena Paul expressed her gratitude for the recognition by the World Economic Forum, stating: “It’s a great honour to be acknowledged by such a prestigious organization and be part of the two-year Technology Pioneer programme. We are excited about the opportunity to participate in the Forum’s Centre for New Economy and Society, where we can exchange ideas and perspectives with other international leaders in the field and help shape meaningful impact at the global level. We have seen how Giftolexia’s innovation in applying advanced analytics and machine learning capabilities, with cloud-based scalability and crucial local language support has radically transformed government and schools’ ability to screen and support children at an early age.”
This year’s Technology Pioneer cohort includes startups from 31 economies, with a third led by a woman chief executive. China has the second highest representation with 12 Technology Pioneers, behind the US with 29 companies.
More information on this year’s Technology Pioneers can be found here.
More information on past winners, information on the community and the application link can be found here.
About Giftolexia Solutions
Giftolexia has developed India’s first Deep Tech screening tool to identify risk of Specific Learning Disabilities like dyslexia in children. Giftolexia was incubated at NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore and accelerated at Central Govt’s C-CAMP. The innovative venture has gained from specialized guidance of leading experts at India’s premier institutions of IISc, NIMHANS and IIM-B.
Giftolexia uses proven methods and tools with their distinctive Identify-Interpret-Intervene-Involve-Inspire value chain offering. We follow a ‘Learn-differently-Excel-uniquely’ model…rather than the defensive ‘disability’ stigma or fears approach. Industry recognitions and supports to make meaningful impact span Biotechnology Ignition Grant, NASSCOM Foundation, Dell, AWS, HDFC Bank CSR Award and displayed as Aatmanirbhar Bharat Startups by Ministry of Electronics and IT (2022) among other wins. (www.giftolexia.com).
About the World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. (www.weforum.org).
About the Technology Pioneers
Launched in 2000, the Technology Pioneer community is composed of early-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society. The World Economic Forum provides the community with a platform to engage with public and private sector leaders and to contribute new solutions to overcome the current crisis and build future resiliency.
The Technology Pioneers community is part of the Innovator Communities within the Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The Innovator Communities convene the world’s leading global startups across different growth stages from early-stage Technology Pioneers to growth-stage Global Innovators and unicorn companies valued at more than $1 billion.