Startup Feature – IOTomation

Startup Feature – IOTomation


Total Employees: 30

Recurring Revenue: Rs 1.25 crore for FY 2019-20.

Key operational areas (Products, Regions, Clients) – IOTomation offers Intelligent Building IoT Platform – a comprehensive dashboard brings all equipment and smart systems into one screen for energy and maintenance efficiency and safety.

Founding Members detail: Dharmendra Rathore is the founder & CEO of IOTomation, while Priyank Garg is the Director and Investor of the company.

Dharmendra Rathore is having over 15 years of experience in the Building sector holding various positions in management and sales. He embarked on his entrepreneurial journey in the field of HVAC as founder of Astitva Energeers Pvt. Ltd. and subsequently Energeers Facilities Solutions Pvt Ltd. He is a qualified Mechanical Engineer with Management Certification from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, and also held various positions in ASHRAE, India Chapter and is to assume position of President of AIC (Society Year 2020-21). As Danfoss alumnus, Rathore was the Country Manager – Heating Division, and over the past 3 years he has been the CEO & Founder of IOTomation.

Priyank Garg is having over 11 yearlong robust association with the Silicon Valley in virtualization startup, Ensim; and Director Products, Yahoo! Search. Co-Promotor and CTO, B.Tech CS (IIT Delhi), MS CS (Stanford University). 7 patents. ASHRAE India pastPresident; ISHRAE National Committees.

Turning Point for the firm

We were passionate about making buildings the best place to live and work. So we intended towards providing solutions for energy savings, ensure reduction in carbon footprints and provide a safe and comfortable environment to the occupants. Another key driver is our undivided focus on environment and energy efficiency.

Plans in next 3 to 5 years

We were recently shortlisted for the Shell E4 accelerator program and aim to go global with it’s support. We hope to set up a world class command centre.

Biggest Attraction in the sector

The biggest attraction is that people are getting more and more concerned about the environment these days, so we decided about IOTomation and offer a perfect building management solution through our unique subscription plan called “PaYu”. This is first in the industry, which answers your concerns regarding investment/ finance, technology, and manpower management. Under this model, the client has to pay only for the service they choose; thus, reducing risk and securing a higher degree of flexibility.

Present State of Mind

As an entrepreneur one is never satisfied but we are happy to be the only Indian company with full stack IoT platform and IoT enabled controller in building sector with noteworthy names in our list of happy customers, however we still have a long way to go. We assure confidence to consumers with our unique business model, which offers flexibility.

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Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.