Entropik Tech conquers the #UpstartCodeup Pitch, a startup event held in Bengaluru. UpStart Pitch’, a joint initiative of PayU India with kstart & Matrix Partners, was looking for the next big startup in India. Being part of the featured Top 10 startup list, Ranjan, Founder, Entropik Tech got a chance to pitch his company’s business model. The pitch was followed by a greuelling Q&A session with the judges.
Entropik, a pioneer in the space of Emotion Tech emerged as the winner of the competition.
About the Event:
#UpStart Pitch selected 10 product & technology startups from various segments. These startups got a chance to pitch their idea to kstart and Matrix Partners.
The pitch was held in front of eminent judges
1) Vani Kola, Managing Director @ Kalaari Capital.
Vani is an idea lover and a trend spotter. After being a successful serial entrepreneur in the Silicon Valley, she moved back to India to get involved in the start-up ecosystem, when the entrepreneurial landscape was still in its infancy. Vani is also on the Board of several companies and has nurtured successful startups like Myntra, Snapdeal and Urban Ladder which are redefining the landscape of Indian business. Vani received the 2015 Economic Times Midas Touch award for her record in spotting entrepreneurs and disruptive ideas that scale to become large and successful businesses.
2) Vikram Vaidyanathan, Managing Director @ Matrix Partners India
Matrix Partners is an early stage VC firm. Vikram partners with founders across sectors including FinTech, Education tech, Logistics tech, B2B ecommerce and SaaS. He is an IIM Bangalore alumnus and an engineer trained at RVCE Bangalore. Vikram started with a background in embedded systems and wireless technology companies and worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co across multiple sectors.
3) Amrish Rau, CEO@ PayU India, MD @ CitrusPay
Amrish is a master strategist. He brings a wealth of experience, having worked with large banks to implement payments and delivery channel strategies and improve customer acquisition practices. Prior to Citrus, Amrish was CEO @First Data Merchant Services and has worked with ICICI Merchant Services and NCR
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