The Hunt for India’s Most Promising Technology Startup Begins. Out of nominated startups, 10 startups will be selected to demo their product in front of India’s VC, Media and Early Adopter community.
UnPluGGd, India's premiere startup event has now opened up for nominations from startups to present their product/business to India's top notch VC (Investors) and early adopters community.The last edition of UnPluGGd (held in the month of March, 2010) witnessed more than 200 technology entrepreneurs and the event was dubbed as 'the startup school of India', bringing best of entrepreneurs and investors to a one-day conference.
The event has gotten much bigger this time and has opened up for nominations. Out of nominated startups, 10 startups will be selected to demo their product in front of India’s VC, Media and Early Adopter community. The selected startups will present themselves in front of India's top notch angel investors, entrepreneurs, early adopters and businesses (across South East Asia); and gain the much needed traction in the market. The nominations [link] are open for technology startups in Internet, Mobile, Software, Hi-Tech, Cleantech, Healthcare and Retail space and last date for submission is September 30th.
As far as the event format is concerned, the one-day event will be divided in two parts
o In the first half of the day, event will host talks from successful entrepreneurs. Five talks by successful entrepreneurs - about their startup journey and the challenges they faced.
o Second half of the day will showcase the top 10 emerging technology startups. Each startup gets 8 minutes to present, followed by QnA session by the jury (7 minutes).
- Nomination Deadline : September 30th, 2010
- Attendee Registration Starts: September 23rd , 2010.
Supported by Dell India and Sequoia Capital, the event is meant for entrepreneurs and a typical audience profile will consist of
- Early Adopters of Technology
- Entrepreneurs / Small Business Owners.
- Angel Investors/Venture Capitalists, and
- International audience, especially from emerging markets