Mr. Prajyot Mainkar is the Director of Androcid, App development company based out of Goa and one of the winners of the Goa CM Startup Award 2017. YourStory – one of India’s leading startup portal had featured him as the ‘Android man of Goa‘ and recognized amongst the top 10 techies in India in 2015. Prajyot was instrumental in introducing Android curriculum at Goa University in 2012-2013, which is now penetrated into colleges.
Mr. Prajyot Mainkar was also associated with Hon. PM Shri. Narendra Modi’s PMO initiative of MYGOV.In and was a mentor at the Gujarat event. He mentored more than 50 startups under the PMO initiative. He has been the only Goan to be sponsored by Google to visit the prestigious Google IO conference at Mountain View, Silicon Valley every year. In 2017, he was awarded as the Young Entrepreneur of the year by Business Goa and earlier this year, he received the GEMS Trailblazer award for his contribution to the field of IT.
He is one of the only 14 intel innovators in the country. He has delivered more than 300 Android talks across the globe of which the prominent have been Droidcon Greece, Android Developer Days in Turkey. He is also the mentor to India’s one of the first incubator centers – Startup Village. He is also the Chairman of the IT & Startup committee at GCCI Goa. Recently, he became the first Goan author to publish a book on Mobile Technology called “expert android programming” which is circulated in UK, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh.