ADVERTISEMENT

How Atul Sinkar and Nitin Suvarna are taking organizations towards digitalization with their startup – DigiTop
H

Employees turned entrepreneurs, Nitin, and Atul are working together to digitalize organizations and help them in the growth with their business. Let's uncover the startup story of DigiTop Digital Transformation Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.

Every sector in the country is going through significant changes in terms of their operations as well as the technological changes are taking place at a faster rate. Organizations are trying to keep up with the changes by improving their services, training the employees to understand the digitalization processes, putting the right employees to use the right technology and automation tools. The last part that helps a company is deploying the right automation technology and test out new products.

The demand for implementing digital transformation agenda for clients has grown in the past few years. The people need to be reskilled with changes in the processes which help in the journey of implementing the latest technology. Several companies are working in the direction of providing digital transformation services, but these solutions are focused on technologies and are very costly and time-consuming to implement. This is where two entrepreneurs, Atul and Nitin, came together to help with their startup – DigiTop.

 

The beginning of the journey

CEO - Nitin Suvarna (Standing) and COO - Atul Sinkar (Sitting)
CEO – Nitin Suvarna (Standing) and COO – Atul Sinkar (Sitting)

Born and brought up in Borivali, Mumbai, Atul Sinkar belongs to a middle-class Maharashtrian family, and he graduated from D.G. Ruparel College, Mumbai. He had worked with companies like Cox and Kings, TCS, and Capgemini in several leadership roles before he decided to become an entrepreneur and co-founded a boutique consulting firm DigiTop Digital Transformation Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.

 

What is DigiTop?

Team DigiTop
Team DigiTop

A newly established consulting firm that started its operations in January 2019 was co-founded by Nitin Suvarna(CEO) and Atul Sinkar(COO). With their experience in managing sizeable global client relationships in the ITES industry and within one year of operations, DigiTop got the recognition as “20 Most Promising Digital Transformation Solution Providers- 2019” by CIO Review India.

The introduction of new technology like Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning, and Intelligent Automation are becoming a challenge for many firms as they have to equip them in their operations. DigiTop is planning to address the business challenges with crucial service offerings as listed below:

1. Skill Development- Hire Train and Deployment (HTD) Model, enabling people with skills required for the digital way of working.

2. Providing Consulting for Business Transformation using our transformation methodology framework “ERA” which stands for Eradicate, Regulate, Automate.

3. Implementation of Cognitive, ML, IOT Platforms for driving intelligent automation.

4. Staffing for niche roles by offering Managed Services Model.

5. Center of Excellent (COE) for Intelligent Automation.

 

The initial challenges

Every startup faces some common problems at the beginning, such as hiring a motivated and hardworking team, finding funding for the operations, and luckily, the firm has an investor who provided them with the seed funding to start their services. The company also got empaneled with few great brands in the first quarter itself, and the billing procedure for the firm began in the first month.

Despite being fortunate with funding and getting brands, the major challenge they faced is the conversion of a potential client into a customer. The offerings by the firm are doing well among the clients, and the pre-sales cycle is stretched too, starting from the first interaction to finally get PO (Purchase Order) from clients.

 

Collaborations by the firm for growth

In conversation with TimesNext, Atul talks about how he believes in collaborating and creating an ecosystem that would increase the firm’s strength with the help of different partners. The company has partnered with a few product companies that are developing Cognitive/Machine Learning(ML)/ IoT based products that would drive intelligent automation.

DigiTop’s collaborations with product partners bring core technology expertise, whereas the firm brings functional expertise. This combination makes the overall product mature enough to mitigate the problem statement of clients. The experience they’ve had with the product partners has been encouraging and helped them be confident in making the ecosystem of partners more stronger in the coming years.

 

The first milestone and current growth of the company

The first milestone for the firm was when they received seed funding from an investor before even starting their operations. This gave them the confidence to hire people upfront and start the project. The next significant milestone for them was that they got empaneled with a global company, and their billing began in the first month of their commencement.

The company is working with several Indian and global brands to finalize with Statement of Work (SOW), which helps them to be on track and meet the business plan for the next three years. They are currently discussing a potential alliance with large innovative staffing solution provider to become their exclusive partner for skill development for the clients. They are onboarding a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) who will be responsible for designing the Go To Market strategy. They are also planning to expand their services in the market like the US, Europe, Middle East Asia, and Australia/ New Zealand.

 

Vision for the company

DigiTop started its operation to upskill the talent for future jobs, build a roadmap for digital transformation, deliver enhanced efficiency through intelligent automation. They want to become the trusted partners of the clients and design and implement digital transformation agenda for the firms.

+ posts

Vineet Chaudhary is a content writer with computer applications as his background field. His interests range from writing and photography to going out for trips and rides on weekends.

Disclaimer: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in the article have been curated for our audience and does not warrant a 100% accuracy. All the information mentioned in the article is subject to change according to the changing viewpoints. Feel free to reach us at [email protected] for any change or copyright issues.

Note: If you buy something via a link on this page, we might earn a small commission on it.

Vineet Chaudhary
Vineet Chaudhary
Vineet Chaudhary is a content writer with computer applications as his background field. His interests range from writing and photography to going out for trips and rides on weekends.

Leave A Reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

related stories

This article will guide you and provide you with a sense of what is to come as consumers relate to what they read or see.

An Insight: How do I create content that is good for you?

0
The age of content is here. Everyone needs it; everyone wants it, everyone pursues it in all different ways. The world of information and...
If you wonder if 2021 would be the year to kick start your venture, here we are with some great startup ideas for the new age.

New Age Startup Ideas for 2021 and Beyond

0
Startup Ideas Coming up with new and good startup ideas is often one of the hardest challenges.  Ideally, the perfect business idea for you should consist...
Biyani, Reliance, and Amazon are back on the news, and this time, it's a victory for the two "Indian" Giants as they now reach the final goal of their path.

The ‘Future looks bright for the Biyani-Reliance deal as it concludes on equal grounds

0
2020 has been a year of drama for everyone as well as for Mr. Kishore Biyani. The man who's industrialism and idea of a...
The reptile market is booming and falling at the same time. Booming to a new trend of attractive fashion offered by fashion houses.

How the Animal Hide industry falls endangered to Environmental campaigns?

0
Trade-in wildlife is a driving force of the biodiversity crisis. Unregulated or unregulated trade in wildlife can lead to unsustainable exploitation of wildlife populations....
After Facebook, considering the growing Internet penetration and young population, Twitter is also actively looking to expand its user base in India.

Why Twitter has shifted its focus to India with a sharp eye for international...

0
Twitter is a reflection of what's happening across the globe and what people are talking about. It is a real-time microblogging platform launched in...
During November and December, many companies and start-ups have put up an IPO, an initial public offering to increase capital and increase investor growth.

How Nazara’s IPO launch can boost itself to larger domains?

0
Cricket game developer Nazara Technologies Ltd, supported by billionaire Rakesh Jhunjunwala, became the first Indian gaming technology company to launch mobile entertainment in the...

Prarambh, Indian Startup Ecosystem, and Modi Government

0
The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a Startup India seed funding worth 1,000 crores INR to allow Indian startups to secure initial...
Byju's is setting up a record fo acquiring the best of the startup sector and with the latest acquisition of Aakash Educational Services Limited.

Is Byju’s aiming at monopoly with the 1 billion dollar acquisition of Aakash?

0
The education sector is rapidly changing. The way of education itself is changing, but at what rate? Is it alarming, or is it unprecedented?...
ADVERTISEMENT