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  • India Forbes

    Behind Sedemac Mechatronics: Meet the IITians combining academics with business smarts

    June 2017

    In 2004, when Manish Sharma joined IIT-Bombay for his master’s in mechanical engineering, the campus was abuzz with talk of a new professor in the department. “My senior Pushkaraj Panse informed me of Shashikanth Suryanarayanan, who was trying to get industry-sponsored projects for students,” recalls Sharma, 38.

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  • The Trans Formers

    Indian Innovation Small But Smart

    Aug 2016

    Sedemac empowers the brain of small engines with strong algorithms to perform better.

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  • The Trans Formers

    Innovating for the developing world

    Jul 2016

    Sedemac Mechatronics, a company that was founded by graduates of IIT-Mumbai in 2008, now supplies unique powertrain control products (for small engines) to leading Indian automobile brands including Mahindra, Tata Motors & Hero. The technology and traction Sedemac had attracted the attention of Nandan Nilekani, who came on board as an investor.

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  • The Trans Formers

    Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani leads $7.5 million funding in auto parts startup SEDEMAC

    March 2016

    Nandan Nilekani has chosen an automotive products company for his biggest venture investment yet, backing an atypical startup which counts India's biggest automakers among its clients. SEDEMAC Mechatronics, based in Mumbai, has snagged close to $7.5 million (about Rs 50 crore) from the Infosys cofounder and existing investor Nexus Venture Partners, with Nilekani leading the round.

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  • The Trans Formers

    SEDEMAC is helping engines work smarter with its innovative technologies

    June 2013

    the telecom sector in India spends about $2 billion (Rs10,810 crore) on deisel in a year. that works out to about 2 billion liters of diesel, Every liter of diesel,when used emits 2.5 kg of carbon dioxide" says shashikanth Siryanarayan, Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay.

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  • The Economic Times

    Telecom towers guzzle lesser power with IIT Professor's technology

    May 2013

    Automobile maker Mahindra & Mahindra is teaming up with a young technology firm, SEDEMAC Mechatronics, to reduce fuel consumption by telecom towers across the country. Mahindra will use Pune-based SEDEMAC's technology to cut diesel input by nearly a fifth in gensets used to power cell phone towers.

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  • CNBC TV 18

    India's Angels Ep#7 Part 2 - Nexus Venture Partners

    Feb 2013

    This week on India's Angels we meet three entrepreneurs turned VCs who have managed to stay ahead of the curve since 2006: Naren Gupta, Sandeep Singhal and Suvir Sujan of Nexus Venture Partners. They talk to us about why-they-invest-where-they-invest, and what's exciting them about Indian enterprise in 2013.

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  • India Forbes

    The Little Engine That Saves Fuel

    Feb 2013

    "How I work as an academic is completely different from how I work in the company. The link is only in technology," he says. At SEDEMAC, while he doesn't run the daily operations, he takes all decisions on products, pricing, markets and, most importantly, on building relationships. His customer list has marquee names like Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Ashok Leyland, Kirloskar.

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