A Weekend of Dashing – StartupDash Delhi

A weekend of learning and fun kickstarted with the launch of StartupDash, A NASSCOM 10,000 Start-Ups initiative in association with TLabs and INC42 Magazine, on Friday at TLabs Noida.

StartupDash is a three day event where MVP (minimum viable product) stage startups get a launchpad to showcase their products, meet industry veterans, mentors and other folks who could be taken onboard as co-founders/early employees. The format of the event will focus on refining the value proposition of these startups before they go live and hit the market.

As informed by Abhimanyu Godara from TLabs- “For StartupDash we rejected around 80% Applications to Select 13 promising start-ups to pitch their product at the event.”

On Friday, StartupDash started with an ice-breaker session which gave an opportunity for all the 13 startups and the professionals present at the event to get to know each other. The Launchpad began where the startups showcased their products.

The 13 startups who presented their idea/product were as follows:

Kochings: An online platform to help students in India choose the right institutes and tutors to suit their needs. It provides comprehensive information regarding blended learning solutions in India i.e. coaching institutes and private tutors offering courses and mentorship towards competitive examinations.

Vidoomail: Vidoomail is a YouTube video email marketing tool for small & large businesses. By using their tool, one can send YouTube video in email in the embed form & track the performance in real time.

EasyLaw: An online platform to find experts such as lawyers, chartered accountants, company secretaries and other affiliated professionals located near them.

EnggHeads: A social network for self learners.

JobSwan: An online platform that helps people to get jobs through their own network.

Bitnomix: A social MMO game engine for Android and iOS.

Backpack: An online platform to manage your courses and monitor the progress on one platform.

MakeMyMails: Makemymails is powerful, enterprise cloud based B2B email marketing software.

SchoolGennie: A cloud cased cnline school management software that facilitate schools to manage their administrative work.

GetLegal: An open platform to discuss and enquire about all the law related queries.

AdPushup: An ad revenue optimization tool which can help publishers & bloggers make more money from their existing website traffic using advanced automated A/B testing without the need for any programming knowledge.

Almashines: AlmaShines is an Alumni Relation Management Solution Company.

FundKnowledge: Its a platform for students to help crowdfund their education by sharing their stories and talents.

After 2 days of intense mentoring and coding, on Sunday evening the startups pitched to the jury comprising of Abhishek Gupta of TLabs, Sunil Kalra -Angel Investor and Kamal Mansharamani, Director at workXmate.

The winners of StartupDash Delhi edition are:

  • AdPushup
  • Vidoomail
  • Bitnomix
  • MakeMyMails

These 4 winners will get pre-acceleration from TLabs.

StartupDash is now coming to Pune this weekend followed with Bangalore. Startups and individuals can register for this event at StartupDash. You can follow all the action on twitter at #Startupdash

This post is written by Sohail Ahmed – a Social Entrepreneur and Founder – Mentor My Way Inc and Vision Kraaft Inc.

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