TiE Delhi-NCR hosted its 8th edition of India Internet Day on 25th April 2019. Following the theme, ‘India Internet Unboxed: Getting ready for a 100 Unicorns’, TiE Delhi – NCR organized its first ever #iDay Launchpad. Launchpad provided a platform to the top six innovative start-ups to launch their unique products to a panel of investors.
#iDay Launchpad, anchored by Rajan Anandan, President TiE Delhi – NCR provided an opportunity to the curated startups for presenting their new products/services in front of a large relevant audience of VCs, entrepreneurs, and other prominent leaders of the industry.
A set of four jury members that comprised of Rajan Anandan, Managing Director at Sequoia India ; Vani Kola, Managing Director of Kalaari Capital ; Deep Kalra, Group CEO at MakeMyTrip, and Pankaj Makkar, Managing Director at Bertelsmann India Investments selected the six startups out of the 70+ received .
The startups who got the opportunity to present their remarkable products at the event were, StyleDotMe – A Fashion Tech startup providing virtual experience to try jewellery with the help of Augmented Reality (AR) on their iOS devices, Apstract – An app built on the blockchain technology to reinvent the digital distribution of game items, Ambee – A data-driven environmental intelligence technology to improve health, Genrobotic Innovations – The first robotic scavenger, Probus – Smart sensors that monitor the health of distribution sub-station and the last one to take the stage was Clinikk – A one-stop, 24*7 affordable and accessible point of contact for health assistance.
Commenting on the event, Rajan Anandan – President, Director , TiE Delhi-NCR said, “This is the first time that we have organized a session like Launchpad at India Internet Day. It is a part of one of our many initiatives to 10x the startup ecosystem in India. NCR has emerged as a hot bed of ideation and startup activity and we are working to take things towards their logical course. The event was amazing with top 6 entrepreneurial companies from across the country showcasing their innovative products. We have already received a lot of appreciation and we look forward to more such years of success.”