After a successful Demo Day in Bengaluru on 2nd July 2016, Amplifi’s first cohort was now ready and primed (with feedback and fine-tuning) to pitch to Mumbai’s angels and VCs on 9th July 2016, in a 5 star setting at the Sofitel hotel in BKC.
The event was held on 9th July at Sofitel BKC, Mumbai.
Mr. Rohinton Bharucha (Director of Amplifi) took the stage and welcomed everyone to the second Demo Day.
The startups pitched during the demo day are
Tellofy, Real-time trusted review platform for brands has pitched their startup first! which is a multi-mode (audio, video and text), independent, sector agnostic, discovery, ratings and review platform on web, mobile and onsite driven by analytics with actionable insights.
InsightNxt is the analytics driven customer engagement platform for offline retailers. They want offline retailers to intelligently connect with consumers and seamlessly engage them using predictive analytics.
Trilyo, which is an In-store Experience and Off-store Engagement Platform for restaurants. They are on a mission to “Deliver Happy & Loyal Customer”. It’s a unique customer engagement platform that helps restaurants increase loyalty and guest experience with complete workflow automation.
Pyplyn, An innovative analytics driven SaaS platform to help HR leaders foresee attrition. Their gamified application and predictive tool helps recruiters anticipate employee attrition in the organization in order to plan and execute timeline interventions.
TravDots from Bhubaneshwar pitched their startup which is SaaS enabled Marketplace (SEM) for the travel market.TravDots Specializes in providing the best possible experience for the travel agents, travel operators and other travel service provider by providing all the necessary tools with advanced technology and expertise knowledge.
Varsity which is the first of its kind lead management solution for training institutes. They are looking to become a complete SaaS end-to-end platform for skill development training institutes all over India – from Lead management, to Placements. Their noble vision is to bridge the demand supply gap in India for skilled workforce and contribute to the growth of the Indian economy.
Mr. Kavinder Singh (CEO & Managing Director of Club Mahindra) was the one of the eminent personalities visited the demo day, with a full house of investors include Sanjay Mehta (one of India’s top angels), Bharat Banka (Amplifi’s advisor and one of India’s top angels), Richard Rothman (Amplifi’s advisor and Founder & MD of OpenMind Opportunity Consultancy Pvt. Ltd.), Dr. Santrupt Misra – Director, Global H.R. & CEO, Carbon Black Business at Aditya Birla Group, Sarthak Misra – Summer Associate at Apax Partners, Akshay Mansukhani – Partner at Malabar Investments, Siddharth Lulla – Founder at Culture Group, Anil Joshi – Managing Partner at Unicorn India Ventures, Devansh Sanghvi – Investment Analyst at Kae Capital, Rajiv Warrier – Managing Director at Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, V Shantakumar – Managing Partner at DoingThink, Juzar Mustan – Country Head & Director India at Toll Global Logistics, Rajiv Singh (Global Business Head of Tech Mahindra – Security Division), Subhasis Ghosh – Managing Partner & Founder at Apex Group, Dr. Malpani – Founder of Dr Malpani Fertility Clinic and Director at Solidarity Investment Advisors, Pooja Panchamia – Associate at InnoVen Capital India Pvt. Ltd., Dhanasree Molugu – Investment Analyst at Blume Ventures, Umeed Kothavala – Founder & CEO of Extentia, Sushma Kaushik – Principal at Aavishkaar, Vishal Jadhav – Investment Director, Equitace Capital. Anuja Shukla from Google Cloud Platform, Probir Roy – Promoter/Co- Founder/Executive Director at PayMate, Kumar Rajagopalan – CEO at Retailers Association of India, Amplifi’s Hong Kong partner Deepak Madnani (Founder & CEO – PaperclipHK Services Ltd.), Anaggh Desai – Business Coach at Rockym Optimor Pvt. Ltd. and Tellofy mentor also joined.
The event was highly appreciated by all the investors and accolades included rating the preparedness of the startups very high and the curation of a high quality. Several of the investors were keen to invest in some of the startups and had already set up further meetings with them.
Prior to the event, All the startups arrived in Mumbai on 7th July 2016 to prepare and have brainstorming sessions with the Amplifi team and their Mumbai based mentors. on 7th July, startups were busy in preparation and practice full swing.
Mr. Rohinton Bharucha (Director – Amplifi) gave his inputs to Mr. Abhishek Moharana on financial model and valuations. Mr. Sudarshan Narayan (Managing Director – Amplifi) & Mr. Rohinton Bharucha (Director – Amplifi) giving their insights and tips to Team Tellofy (Mr. Saurabh Majumdar – Founder & CEO and Mr. Tarun Nallu – Executive Director)
Pictures source from Amplifi Blog.
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