About Us

StartupPartner(SP) is a trusted development partner for software product startup companies. Our talent management and development processes are geared to meet the needs of rapidly evolving products and dynamic development cycles. We believe in partnering with pioneering start-ups, accelerating innovation and giving robust quality by providing them dedicated engineering unit without external investment. At the same time we create possibility for startups to carve out their own Indian subsidiary while keeping at-most transparency. Our Team has experience in working with cutting edge technologies in storage, networking and cloud domain.

Deepak Tawri

Deepak Tawri co-founded Startup Partner with the vision to provide cost effective, high quality services to emerging Storage companies building innovative products. Deepak carries 17 years of experience in developing host and embedded storage products. Prior to Startup Partner, as a senior engineering manager in Qlogic(Netxen), Deepak lead Dev and QA engineering teams to develop FCoE Target and Initiator stacks in P3+ based CNA card. Prior to Qlogic, he worked in Veritas, Mountain View/Pune, as part of development team of Continuous Data Protection Appliance, VxVM Volume Replication and Disaster Recovery products. An IIT Bombay postgraduate, Deepak is inventor of 14 issued patents in the area of Storage Virtualization/Replication/Distributed Systems. Linkedin Profile

Rahul Soman

Rahul Soman is co-founder of Startup Partner and brings along 16 years of rich experience in development of networking stacks in embedded/host systems as enabler of Storage protocols. Prior to Startup Partner, as Senior Engineering Manager in Netxen/Qlogic, Rahul led Dev & QA teams to implement TOE (TCP/IP Offload) stack along with IPV6, ARP, ICMP, NDS protocols as enabler for iSCSI & iSER products in P3+ based CNA card along with end to end HW/FW T10 DIF based protection integrated. In Qlogic, apart from dealing with high end Target customers directly, Rahul had been involved with board bring-up, HW feature verification, performance optimization extensively. Before Qlogic, he worked as software engineer in Huges Technologies Noida for 5 years. With passion for finding and nurturing computer science talent, Rahul had been visiting Industry faculty at Pune University and is invited for juding various tech events in local engineering colleges. A would-have-been India Army soldier, Rahul did his MCA from Pune university after passing out from Sanik School, Satara. Linkedin Profile