SaaS-focussed accelerator Amplifi has accepted 10 startups in India to join its second cohort for 2016.
With an aim to create a startup ecosystem for B2B SaaS (Business-to-Business Software-as-a-Service) ideas, Amplifi and XIME partnered to set up the Amplifi-XIME B2B SaaS Accelerator at XIME’s Bengaluru campus in December 2015.
Amplifi is a holistic ecosystem for B2B SaaS founded by Sudarshan Narayan (B2B entrepreneur & startup mentor), Amitava Neogi, and Rohinton Bharucha (President & CEO, Patni Family Office).
For the second cohort the applications were closed on August 31, 2016 and about 35 startups were shortlisted based on the form and pitch decks for a face-to-face pitch.
The panel consisted of Amplifi founders, advisors, and mentors from different parts of the world. The panel shortlisted 10 startups from Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and New Delhi.
Amplifi, CEO, Sudarshan Narayan said “We are very excited to work with some really exciting B2B SaaS startups and offer them an opportunity to access mentors and investors from around the world. Our last cohort was 6 with only 1 startup outside of Bengaluru. This time, our cohort is 10 and startups from various cities in India are participating. The diversity of the startups is very exciting.’
The startups are-
Health-n-Me: Health-n-Me is a preventive health and wellness company that provides end-to-end, real-time, preventive health solutions. It uses data science to help identify health symptoms, manage diseases and bring sustainable lifestyle change. It uses a combination of cloud-powered software (mobile application), smart wearable devices and human assistance (Nutritionists, Dieticians, Doctors & Fitness experts) to help people reach their health & fitness goals.
Till POS: Till is a cloud-based mobile point-of-sale software that will enable users to stay connected to their business from anywhere, at any time.
SuperWise: It offers a real-time implementable site management solution for construction contractors.
Krackzee: It offers students a localised search engine to help them find and compare all the batches (institutes and private tutors) in their area. On the supply side, it caters to the institutes by offering them a platform that helps them manage and showcase their business.
Keito: Keito is a team-based real-time communication and collaboration platform. It will move away people from the traditional mail and chat communication paradigm in today’s corporate scenario. This is achieved using real life relationship algorithms and enhanced AI.
Bestosys: It provides affordable practice management and booster software with premium features.
Virtual Spaces: It is a virtual reality company that is enabling the real estate companies in India to cut costs and increase sales efficacy.
Sociograph Solutions: It builds next generation artificial intelligence solutions around customer engagement for businesses (online/offline & enterprises).
Cumulus Technologies: Cumulus Technologies was incorporated in 2013, by a team of young engineers who believe that cloud solutions, can solve many of the common IT problems plaguing enterprises today.
BricApp: It is aimed at providing a seamless experience to users who network regularly. It connects business card users on mobile by providing a platform to exchange and manage business cards with minimal paper intervention of paper and stay connected, despite changing jobs or coordinates.
The startups will present their final pitch to hand picked investors on Demo Day in January 2017.