The final round of pitching was held on 20th February, at XIME. Three startups, from idea stage to revenue stage, pitched their SaaS idea/product to the panel. Each startup got 60 minutes time which included 15-20 minutes of pitching their idea to the panel followed by a detailed Q&A.
The panel present physically on the two days were Mr Sudarshan Narayan MD of Amplifi and Mr. Vishnu Bhat Advisor Amplifi.
The panel was also joined by Amplifi Directors, via gotomeeting which included Rohinton Bharucha & Amitava Neogi.
Startup 1: Sixer jobs
Co-Founders Swathi Komandar and Ajay Chandra, have designed a SaaS based platform offering to digitize the day to day operations of Skill Training Institutes all over India. The intention is to replace manual and tedious paperwork with smart and efficient systems hence, enabling more efficient processes to increased reach and revenue. At Sixerjobs, they also hope to provide a platform in the future to enable these institutes to better match the right candidate with the required skill and experience to the right job in companies – thereby increasing the number of skilled force to get employment
Here’s more: http://www.sixerjobs.com/
Startup 2: Rido
Shobhit Baranwal & Dhriti Shah – young and enthusiastic entrepreneurs presented their startup idea – iKnow, fleet management SaaS platform for trucking industry. They aim to integrate real time tracking in vehicles, which will provide services like predicting delays, geo fencing and route mapping, drivers behavior pattern tracking, and a common platform which will provide easy reporting. They have built an Intelligent hardware device to get data on your vehicle’s location, the engine and multiple other sensors.
Have a look at their company : http://rido.co.in/home.html
Startup 3: Talentpegs:
Ajay Anandteertha and Saurabh Saha, Co-Founders of Talent Pegs presented their SaaS based product designed to optimize the recruitment process, to the panelists.
Their aim is reduce the hassle involved in the recruitment process for companies, improve the sourcing, screening and shortlisting of candidates, reducing turnaround time and thereby making companies more efficient and productive.
Their goal is to create products that could take all the pain points away in the recruitment process, using an eclectic mix of powerful patent pending algorithms harnessing the power of AI, Cognitive Computing and Data Science.
Their product is aimed at being a virtual recruiter for clients.
You can get to know them on their website : http://www.talentpegs.com/
With this batch of startups, the pitching sessions are done and due diligence process has started for the final shortlisted startups. We now look forward to inauguration day on 6th March where 3-5 startups will be welcomed into the program by special guests who will inaugurate the first batch, along with invitees from angel investment & VC community, mentors, corporate leaders and XIME students.