TalentSprint is a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Asia Award

Also recently selected as an NSDC Best Performing Partner for 2011-12

TalentSprint, a leader in professional skill enhancement and talent transformation, announced it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Asia award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private ventures from the Asian business region. The company also recently won the National Skill Development Corporation’s Best Performing Partner Award 2011-12 in the non-corporate category.

TalentSprint, which has received investment from NSDC and Nexus Venture Partners, offers advanced industry certification programs to young professionals using experiential learning and a proprietary technology platform. The programs blend diverse skills and are delivered by best-of-class, industry practitioners to students during or after college, thereby greatly improving their prospects of getting employed when they graduate. On the demand side, the company works closely with industry partners to deliver productivity and efficiency gains in excess of 70% in terms of new talent acquisition.

The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across Asia. The nominees are evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.

"This year was very rewarding," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "The global economic situation has abated and there are many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products. We had a very difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the finalists. TalentSprint shows great promise therefore deserves to be among the Finalists. Now we’re faced with the difficult task of selecting the Top 100 winners of Red Herring Asia. We know that the 2012 crop will grow into some amazing companies that are sure to make an impact."

The founding team of TalentSprint comprising J.A. Chowdary, Santanu Paul, and Madhumurty Ronanki said, “We are proud to be a finalist for the 2012 edition of the Red Herring 100 Asia award. This is validation that skill enhancement and employability are now a rising concern for all emerging economies. Changing demographics suggest that industry-centric experiential learning must reach young and aspiring professionals, and scale and speed are both important. Looking ahead, TalentSprint has its work cut out.”

TalentSprint has centers in Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore. To learn more about the company visit www.talentsprint.com.

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