MobiSparks 2012 to showcase leading mobile startups in India

India’s leading platform for startups and investors, YourStory.in, is proud to announce a unique one-day showcase of emerging mobile startups, called MobiSparks 2012.

To be held in Bangalore on November 24, the event will showcase the Top 15 mobile startups and Top 5 Mobile Apps from India. Speakers and Sponsors of the event include Vodafone IndiaOne97 and Sequoia Capital.

At the event, YourStory.in will also unveil the MobiSparks 2012 Report which encompasses the trends in mobile innovation space in India and also profiles the mobile space in India.

“In the last 12 months we have seen a huge rise in the number of mobile startups emerging in India. MobiSparks is aimed at giving them the right visibility and meaningful platform which are very necessary in the early days of a startup,” saysShradha Sharma, Founder, YourStory.in. “At MobiSparks, attendees will meet some of the most innovative mobile and app startups of the year and network with some of the best minds in this industry,” she adds.

Categories of submitted entries from mobile startups currently range from commerce and education to VAS and infrastructure. MobiSparks 2012 will consist of high-level Keynotes, insightful Panel Discussions, useful Workshops, and Startup Pitch to showcase the best innovators across the country.

“We are looking forward to the MobiSparks event from the team at YourStory. It will be a great way to round off a brilliant year of developments in India and to prepare for an even more exciting year ahead. Vodafone is committed to supporting the growth of a healthy digital and mobile market in India and events like this really help us to connect with the creativity and innovation that is gaining such momentum in the country,” says Jonathan Bill, SVP Business Development and Innovation at Vodafone India.

“Come and meet us on the day to learn about new models of distribution and payment integration as well as a whole lot more,” adds Bill.

“We are excited to partner with Yourstory to help build and create the Mobisparks platform. With millions of subscribers and increasing smartphone penetration, the mobile category is poised to take off. We strongly believe that entrepreneurs who are able  to think out-of-the-box will be able to create exciting companies that can meet the emerging consumer demand in this space,” says Mohit Bhatnagar, Managing Director with Sequoia Capital India.

“I am confident that Mobisparks will be a wonderful showcase of emergent trends and innovation in the mobile eco-system and will be of great interest to entrepreneurs in this category,” Bhatnagar adds.

For more details, Logon to http://mobisparks.yourstory.in/ and follow the Twitter hashtag #msparks.

For more information on MobiSparks2012 contact Samridhi@yourstory.in/9740196885