Leading IT Companies

A list of some of the leading tech companies in Goa, which are built on innovation and quality solutions that deliver customer satisfaction

Goa continues to be an ideal place to work and live in, according to the country’s top investors. The beautiful sunny state has much to offer for professionals and startups and some of these upcoming tech companies have proved that.

Goa Technology Association is the primary representative of IT companies present in Goa. Their companies have a footprint spanning six continents, with an active presence in over 32 countries. GTA represents ESDM, Design, Research, BPOs and IOT companies.

With their core focus being the creation of growth opportunities for their members through various initiatives, GTA has some of the best companies on their membership list.

Each of these companies are leaders in their space and are making a name for themselves in their respective services, which they provide to clients across the globe. Some of these companies are already established abroad, have set up their offices in Goa, while some have been founded a few years ago and are thriving.

These IT companies also have the distinction of having branches all over the world, while employing as many locals as possible.


Vijay Thomas, Founder & CEO, Tangentia 

Tangentia is a world-leading provider of agile digital transformation solutions. With an experience of over 17 years, Tangentia has been making an impact with cutting-edge technology to help companies transform, grow and bounce back in today’s competitive and dynamic business world. Tangentia has over +1000 customers worldwide and has received numerous awards and recognitions. With a certified and experienced team of specialists spread across three countries, Tangentia has proven to digitally transform businesses with automation, RPA, EDI and B2B integrations. Tangentia recently launched their new campaign – ‘Take the Paper out of Paperwork’, conceptualised by branding and marketing firm, Dranding Consulting. The campaign addresses the needs of today’s business world and highlights the importance of automating for better business opportunities over using monotonous and outdated paper processes.

The use of automation in business operations reduces the use of tedious paperwork processes, thus saving time, money and resources, while increasing productivity, growth and ROIs.

Vijay Thomas is the Founder & CEO of the leading digital transformation company, Tangentia, Tangentia Group of Companies and is also the co-founder of FOHO Coin – the future of shared real estate. A go-getter and an established entrepreneur, Vijay’s ventures have a market presence in over 30 countries. Based in Toronto, Canada, Vijay started Tangentia in 2003 and since then the company has flourished and expanded across several countries.

Vijay has also started Tangentia Ventures that invest in startups and mentors them to scale their business.


Dr Anand Deshpande, Persistent Systems

With over 15,500+ team members globally, Persistent Systems helps clients around the world turn digital challenges into business success. With their deep technical, business and industry experience, they anticipate what’s next and answer questions before they are asked. Persistent has locations in 18 countries across the globe. Persistent Goa has over 650+ team members working across a spectrum of new-age software development services. Persistent Goa has always been at the forefront of incubating new technologies, such as mobility or data analytics. Currently, the center hosts CoEs for Artificial Intelligence/Machine Language and Blockchain. The center is of considerable strategic importance to the company and has successfully executed complex projects earning client appreciation. The team has also established itself as a technology powerhouse with an outstanding track record in Hackathons and technology events. The Goa office is also dedicated to improving the environment. The plantathon event made Goa greener as their employees planted 450 trees at Velim sports complex and along the Verna Goa highway. This center also supports community development, and various programs have been conducted such as a school kit donation drive, a student sponsorship program and support for various NGOs such as Mahila Ashram and St. Anthony’s orphanage in Verna. Persistent is highly committed to enhancing engineering education through its deep relations and partnerships with local colleges. Additionally, school level initiatives such as Cyberchamps (All Goa Computer Quiz) and Smart School Hackathon aim to instill core skills at an early age.


Salil Talauliker, Creative Capsule

Creative Capsule was founded in 2003. Since then, it has grown into a team of more than 200 motivated software professionals in Goa. The founders continue to be involved in day-to-day operations, bringing an overriding customer focus and a dedication to technical excellence.

Many of their best clients are rapidly growing Software as a Service (SaaS) and software startup companies and life sciences companies in the US and Switzerland who share their passion for innovation. Creative Capsule builds lasting development relationships, by creating highly skilled and effective software teams that integrate seamlessly with their client’s organisations.

Creative Capsule works to understand each client’s unique business needs and culture and then construct cohesive teams that empower their partners and strengthen their delivery capabilities.

Creative Capsule helps talented software professionals unleash their full potential. They ensure a close fit with each client by selecting team members with technical and personal attributes that resonate with the client’s needs and culture. Creative Capsule’s business is built on a culture of open communication, new ways of thinking, and the delivery of innovative, quality solutions that drive client satisfaction.

At Creative Capsule, they work together with their team to achieve shared goals while fostering each individual’s personal growth.


Kevin O Sullivan, Founder and CEO, Open Destinations

Open Destinations is an established travel technology player with more than 20 years’ real-world experience and 400+ travel tech experts, solving the biggest technological issues that tour and rail operators face. Over 10,000 travel professionals’ worldwide use their technology every single day. Open Destinations offers technology which is richer, more complete and more customer-centric than any other in the marketplace. The company’s product line includes Travel Studio, Fare Studio, Rail Studio, Travel Builder and Tineri.The software developed is integrated with a large number of third party suppliers to provide a wide variety of content. The large and dedicated team of travel industry professionals provides the outsourced back office admin solution that truly enables travel sellers to free up resources to focus on creating great new travel products, selling to their customers and generating revenues. Headquartered in London, the company has its strong presence in Goa since 2005. Under the leadership of Founder and CEO, Kevin O’Sullivan, the company has featured twice in the Sunday Times SME Export Track 100 league table for fastest-growing companies and recently claimed the Travolution ‘Travel Technology Team of the Year’ prize.


Mangurish Salelkar, CEO, UMANG

While UMANG completes 12 years in business, the journey of this company led by an enthusiastic team continues to set its footprints across new places internationally.

UMANG has grown into a company that solves challenges faced by startups and enterprise businesses by providing IT services in Application Development, Maintenance and Re-Engineering. Headquartered in Goa, this award-winning company has its overseas office in Silicon Valley, USA. With a team of young and energetic technical engineers, this 100% Export Oriented Unit, UMANG aims to conquer the world with its technical services and support. Serving elite clients in niche technology and domains alongside building stronger relations with them has been the success mantra. In the beginning of the year 2021, they set up their first international sales office inthe Silicon Valley and had few global strategic partners, and now they have development centers in Margao and Panaji Goa. UMANG is aiming bigger this time, with a goal of increasing the team size to 200% by the 1 quarter of 2022. The plan is also to focus on new technologies and expand the technology expertise. “We are being aggressive on our scale up plans, we had these plans last year, however, the pandemic did slow us down a little bit,” says Mangirish Salelkar, CEO of UMANG.

Alexander Dressler, InBetween


InBetween Deutschland GmbH is a global leader in Database Publishing solutions. For 30 years InBetween has been synonymous with high-performance dynamic and database publishing. The standard InBetween software can create any kind of digital or print publications, such as catalogs, brochures, datasheets as well as price lists in a fully or partially automated manner and in a variety of output formats. With InBetween, one’s publications for marketing, sales as well as technical documentation can be created more easily and efficiently throughout the entire company. They can automate all printing processes, effortlessly connecting the digital world to the print world and speed up one’s communication, reduce cost and offer an unforgettable customer experience. The top-class development team at InBetween Software Development Pvt Ltd in Goa ensures one’s requirements and their own ideas regarding new functionality will be put into action.

Through their software maintenance customers regularly receive enhanced and improved software versions. Continuous software development is just as important as what one buys today.


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