NuWare Named Title Sponsor for New Jersey Twenty20
Oct 01, 2008
September 30, 2008
DreamCricket.com announced today that NuWare Technology Corp (www.nuware.com) has assumed the title sponsorship of the New Jersey T20 tournament. The cricket tournament will now be called the NuWare New Jersey T20.
Announcing the title sponsorship, Venk Krishnan, CEO of NuWare said that the tournament fit nicely with the company's culture.
"We are a technology solutions company with a presence both in the U.S. and India. A lot of our employees play the game and we have cricket teams at both of our offshore centers as well as in USA. That's a key reason why we are delighted to join hands with DreamCricket," Mr. Krishnan said.
"This tournament marks the continuation of the NuWare's longstanding support of cricket," Mr. Krishnan noted.
Mr. Krishnan, who now lives in Bangalore, was the Founder and President of the Sayreville Gladiators club in New Jersey before he relocated to India in 2006. The Gladiators cricket club won the GSCL knockout tournament in 2007. Mr. Krishnan is also a board member of Sportingmindz (www.sportingmindz.com) .
According to Mr.Krishnan, the New Jersey T20 tournament's greater visibility makes it more attractive for corporate involvement.
"I have first-hand experience with cricket organization and am aware of the immense potential that cricket has in USA. I have always been a firm believer that USA, specifically the East Coast, is ready for a professional-grade tournament. The NuWare New Jersey T20 is the first step on a long journey to bring high-quality cricket to the country. We are excited to be part of this journey," Mr. Krishnan noted.
Venu Palaparthi, Director of DreamCricket.com and Tournament Commissioner said: "We are truly delighted with NuWare's commitment to further elevate the tournament in its inaugural year. NuWare's support allows us to enhance the experience for both players and fans. The winner of the inaugural NuWare New Jersey T20 will take home the NuWare Cup in addition to $5000 cash."
NuWare is a niche supplier of remote infrastructure management solutions and strategic offshore IT services with corporate head quarters in Iselin, NJ and offshore centers in Bangalore and Chennai in India.
NuWare joins other blue-chip sponsors for the event including Reebok, Citibank NRI Services, Murtha Cullina LLP, Smith Barney,Stuart Sport and TechnoPrism.