[PhotoSparks] SURGE 2016, Bangalore: meet the startups from around the world


PhotoSparks is a weekly feature from YourStory, with photographs that celebrate the spirit of creativity and innovation. In this photo essay, we showcase the startups exhibiting at the SURGE 2016 conference in Bangalore.

In the earlier 80 posts, we brought you a wide range of creative photographs from an art fair, world music festival, painting fair, telecom expo, art museum, mobile showcase, math museum, social hackathon, bookstore, co-working space, sensorium, international design week, flower show, outdoor ads, startup roadshow, computer museum, startup T-shirts, business cards, art therapy, startup festival, Diwali rangoli, Vesak, jazz festival, modern art gallery, ecopreneurs, painter-poets, health activists, eNGOs and digital innovators.

Web Summit, the internationally influential tech and startup event, launched its presence in Bangalore this week with the SURGE conference and exhibition. “Bangalore is a significant part of the global startup ecosystem and we think it is the ideal venue for SURGE 2016,” says Paddy Cosgrave, CEO of Web Summit.

SURGE reportedly attracted over 5,000 attendees from 72 countries, and featured a two-day track of panel discussions and a startup showcase area. Ather Energy unveiled its first ‘Made in India’ smart electric scooter at the event.

In this edition of PhotoSparks, we bring you face to face with the startup teams behind Propterry, Grouplee, Kriibs, YoStartups, GreenBox, Mandi, Wherrelz, CheetahMobile, Clap Global, TrekHub, Shaarp, Arka, Elth.care, DoUdo, iiNKed, SopNop, V-Start, Prak, Glassic, FrequentMotions, Enocean, Nowapps, and Zoviti.

If you are at the event on February 24, stop by the YourStory booth and share your journey. YourStory is delighted to be the media partner for SURGE, and looks forward to making the next edition of this startup showcase even better and more tuned to the needs of entrepreneurs!

Got a creative photograph to share? Email us at PhotoSparks@YourStory.com!

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