G-Startup Worldwide, a global startup competition held at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) events to find the most innovative, early stage startups, is honored to announce the winners for its 2016 Bangalore competition. The G-Startup Worldwide competition at GMIC Bangalore is where entrepreneurs from around the globe gathered to pitch world leading VC judges for the first prize of a $50,000 investment and other coveted prizes. The winner StockViews also receives a complimentary trip to the Silicon Valley for the global finals to compete against international winners from Seoul, Tel-Aviv, Beijing, Tokyo, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, and Silicon Valley to win an additional $250,000 investment.
About the G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Bangalore Winners:
First Place: StockViews - a marketplace for asset managers and vetted, independent equity analysts.
Second Place: nu,mb,erz - the SaaS platform for small businesses to better manage their cash flow.
Third Place: WorkIndia - a marketplace that helps corporations find skilled workers.
Some 418 startups applied from more than 24 countries. Of which 15 finalists are selected by the Evaluation Committee, consisting of investors from Kae Capital, Kyron Global, Sequoia Capital, Blume Ventures, GWC Innovator Fund, Axilor Ventures, M&S Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, India Quotient, SAIF Partners and Norwest Venture Partners based on industry, traction, product innovation, and team.
GMIC and G-Startup co-founder Barrett Parkman noted, “We believe India is one of the most promising markets for startups in the world. We were overwhelmed with the high quality applications from early stage startups for our G-Startup at GMIC Bangalore and are excited to choose two of the most innovative startups to invest in and help them to grow globally.”
Sandeep Bathina, CTO & Co-founder, StockViews, said, “We are thrilled to be the winners of G-Start-up Bangalore. The opportunity to present to more than 20 Venture Capitalists is incredible. We cannot wait to compete at the G-world Startup finals in the Silicon Valley.”
G-Startup Worldwide awards, over $1,000,000 to winning startups and provides the global first place winner and finalists with an international network to enable them to change the world. Increasingly, VCs are looking to startup competitions for new investments, and startups are capitalizing on the opportunity to meet many potential investors in one place.
G-Startup has organized this event in which we offer opportunities to startups around the world to receive global recognition and to pitch to world renowned VCs for their next round of fundraising. G-Startup partners with global partners such as Sequoia Capital, Google Launchpad, Baidu, FbStart, and Cheetah Mobile.