I remember meeting Daniel Raj David, CEO, and Co-founder of Detect Technologies, first at the TiE pitching event at Chennai way back in November 2016. He was in his final year at IIT Madras, but no one could have guessed that he was a student from his pitch that day. He clearly articulated the loss (₹12–15 crores per day) that an O&G facility suffered due to a single, undetected pipeline leakage. He followed it up with a promise of how Detect could help petrochemical plants and refineries address this. Even then, it was quite clear that Detect had overcome the…

Ganapathy Venugopal

Cofounder & CEO, Axilor Ventures

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