Insync founder Ratish Tagde bags Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship award

MUMBAI: Perfect Octave Media Projects founder and managing director Ratish Tagde received the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award in the Most Promising category in a gala ceremony held at Hotel Taj Palace New Delhi on 21 March, 2015 midst of who’s who of corporate industry. He won for his contribution in preserving and promoting classical based Indian music.


The Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards recognizes and honours business leaders who have shown outstanding performance and tenacity in developing innovative business models through out of the box thinking within the region.


Organized by Enterprise Asia and supported by local governments and businesses, the awards aim to brand entrepreneurs across the region to spur greater innovation, fair practices and growth in entrepreneurship. It hopes to be a platform to encourage continued leadership towards sustainable economic development for the region.


Over 1200 top business leaders and entrepreneurs have been awarded the prestigious Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards since 2007 in Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, Hong Kong, India and China.


Tagde is the brain child behind Perfect Octave initiative in setting up India’s first satellite-based 24x7 television channel dedicated to music genres such as Hindustani, Carnatic, Devotional, Sufi, fusion, Ghazals as well as traditional dance.


Over a period of time, Perfect Octave has built up content library of Indian classical music and other genres based thereon possessing approximately 600 hours of High Definition video content in targeted music genres, which is arguably the largest video library.


Insync completed one and half year in broadcasting and is being beamed into more than 14 million Indian homes. Its advisory board comprising maestros like Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pt Shivkumar Sharma, Shankar Mahadevan, Ustad Rashid Khan and Pt Vijay Ghate.

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