Today we announced the 10 startups that made it to the second edition of StartupPulse Bangalore. The startups went through mentoring sessions throughout the day. Mentors with expertise in different domains including Marketing, Sales, Fundraising, UI/UX, Hiring etc. gave these startups one-on-one mentoring sessions.
Based on the mentors feedback, we are now announcing the winners of the StartupPulse Bangalore second edition:
Founders: Vishvajit Sonagara
Founded In: March 2015
Quicko helps individuals and businesses, plan, prepare and file their Income Tax Returns without any professional help. Quicko defines itself as the TurboTax of India. The startup has an industry leading UI/UX, completely built using Google’s new material design principles.
Founders: Alok Arora
Founded In: June 2014
LingosMio is an online platform that offers language learning through fun and interactive courses. The platform does not merely focus on studying grammar and stereotypical vocabulary based on small phrases. It offers a comprehensive learning experience through understanding the thought process of language learning. LingosMio offers courses for english speakers to learn Spanish, Hindi, Mandarin and courses for Urdu Spanish, Portuguese and Hindi speakers to learn English.
Founded In: October 2014
Pipes is a news aggregator that customizes news based on consumption patterns of an individual’s personal interest. If the app is used for just two hours it will start personalizing the news for the user. With deep learning & NLP integrated at the root of Pipes, it truly is as artificially intelligent as a human.
Founded In: December 2014
Shopkirana empowers Indian retailers through its M-distribution app, which helps connect the retailers directly with the suppliers. It also aims to launch great retailer focused innovative products to empower them with technology.
Founded In: July 2015
GoBOLT is a tech logistics company operating in Long Haul & Short Hauls which aims at creating value for its customers through disintermediation, increased asset utilization and extensive use of technology in the transportation industry.
The mentors who were present today included:
- BK Birla, CTO at Asklaila
- Rohith Veerajappa, Co-founder, Wowlabz
- Divyam Khurana, Interaction Designer at Netbramha Studios
- Manoj Mohan, UX Lead at Wow Labz
- Satanik Chaudhuri, Co-Founder & Vice President – Marketing at PropGod
- Yadunandan, Sales Manager, Enterprise – Talent Solutions at LinkedIn
- Tanpreet, City Sales Head from Bangalore
- Sujoy Golan, Global Head of Digital Marketing at InMobi
- Anant Vidur Puri, VC Investment Professional, Bessemer Venture Partners
- Naresh Deevi, Partner, Husys
- Supriya Goswami, Director Marketing, India and South East Asia at InMobi
- Shubendu Panigrahi, Founder, Ventursity
These final five startups will tomorrow pitch at the Matrix Partners office to the group of investors for fundraising.
Stay tuned for more updated.
[We would like to thank all our sponsors Amazon Web Services, Lookup, Loginext Solutions, 10,000 Startups, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Atom Technologies, Embibe, Paytm, growX ventures, Guerrilla Ventures, eshiksa, Outbox who helped us put together this amazing event and made it a success.]