One of “Rhode Island Inno’s Second-Annual 50 on Fire Award Winners”

"Sree Dasari, a high school senior, developed VadatiVR, a startup that looks to quell public speaking nervousness by giving the user a chance to practice in a VR classroom or on a stage. Since teaching herself how to code the VR software and undergoing case studies on the work, she’s gotten a lot of attention. VadatiVR  won both the “Best in Fair” award at the 2018 R.I. Science and Engineering Fair and first place at the state’s first-ever Lt. Governor Entrepreneurship Challenge in August; she was also named to Rhode Island Inno’s 25 Under 25. Dasari is still hustling, “currently working on funds, developing the website and app and reaching out and trying to get more help.”"

One of “2019's Startups to Watch”

"Vadati VR is the brainchild of high school senior Sree Dasari, and the way she tells the story of its creation, it just feels like the proverbial snowball growing and growing thanks to the sheer velocity of her enthusiasm and energy. It's a startup that aims to quell public speaking nervousness by giving the user a chance to practice in a VR classroom or on a stage. Dasari taught herself how to code the VR software, has done numerous case studies to see if her work has actual merit amongst users (spoiler alert: it does), and won both the “Best in Fair” award at the 2018 R.I. Science and Engineering Fair and first place at the state’s first-ever Lt. Governor Entrepreneurship Challenge in August. Not one to sit on her numerous laurels, Dasari is "currently working on funds, developing the website and app and reaching out and trying to get more help,” she told Rhode Island Inno. This is all between registering the company as an LLC and serving as a guest speaker and writer across the state. WHEW."

One of “Rhode Island Inno's 25 Under 25”

"Founder — Vadati VR: La Salle Academy senior Sree Dasari, founder of Vadati VR, won the first-place prize of $4,000 in scholarships at the first-ever Lt. Governor Entrepreneurship Challenge in August. She was one of five finalists in the last round."

Providence Business News - Five Questions With: Sree Dasari

"Entrepreneur Sree Dasari found a need in the marketplace: a way to practice public speaking, a common source of discomfort for many. Dasari, who lives in Cumberland and is a senior at La Salle Academy in Providence, is the founder of Vadati VR, which uses virtual reality to simulate a real-live audience environment."

RI INNO - This High School Student Has Built a VR Company From the Ground Up

"When speaking to Sree Dasari, you’re under the impression that you’re speaking to a young woman who is incredibly smart, incredibly passionate and incredibly capable of making her ideas a reality.

It’s a perception that proves itself true the longer you talk to her, hearing about her journey as a teenage entrepreneur helming her startup, Vadati VR..."

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