[caption id="attachment_106009" align="aligncenter" width="700"]arya-ai_founders_forbes_30under30 (L-R) Deeksith Marla and Vinay Kumar[/caption]

Vinay Kumar Sankararapu and Deekshith Marla, two young Indian entrepreneurs, have found their way on Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list. Sankararapu and Marla, both researchers from IIT Mumbai, are co-founders of Arya.ai, an Artificial intelligence (AI) startup.

An alumnus of Mumbai-based accelrator Venture Nursery, Arya.ai provides a perfect platform to developers and enterprises and is complete with deep learning tools or algorithms to help in building smart applications easily and quickly. The startup's modules can be used in building AI systems that can be further used in multiple verticals like marketing, medicine etc. They will soon be made available to enterprises and software developers in the Indian subcontinent.

According to information made available by Rana Wehbe, Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Editor, Sankararapu and Marla have been chosen from over thousands of nominations. The inaugural list, in the consumer technology category, also carries various other influential, talented young innovators, entrepreneurs and game-changers from across the continent of Asia.

The two Arya.ai technopreneurs, as Marla likes to call himself, are now all slated to attend the Forbes' First-Ever "Under 30 Summit Asia" to be held in Singapore on May 19. Part of Singapore's Smart Nation Innovations Week, a festival famous for amalgamation of tech and innovation, the Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia is being hosted by the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore.

The Summit will also see industry leaders who doubled up as judges for the Forbes' 30 Under 30 Asia list in attendance. The high achievers were chosen by a highly experienced Forbes panel that included names like Japanese-French fashion designer Kenzo Takada, Hong Kong businesswoman Solina Chau, and American venture capitalist Kaifu Lee.

Apart form Arya.ai, Kumar has also authored two books, 'Is She the one?' and 'The ark and the aroma of peril'. While Marla has also co-founded another startup InvenZone with Kumar.

Moreover, this is not the first time that the startup and its founders are being acclaimed internationally as earlier in December last year, Arya.ai has became the first Indian startup to be selected by Paris & Co, a French innovation agency, as one of 21 companies globally that do standout innovations.

In June 2015, Arya.ai was named as the top 4 next generation technology start-up at 'Silicon Valley Forum' held at Microsoft's US campus.

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