G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Bangalore 2016 Winners Announced!
Megan L, November 17, 2016
First place winner StockViews is awarded $50,000 and second place winner Numberz wins $30,000 at G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Bangalore 2016.
Bangalore, India – November 16 & 17, 2016 – G-Startup Worldwide, a global startup competition held at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) events to find the most innovative, early stage startups, is honored to announce the winners for its 2016 Bangalore competition. The G-Startup Worldwide competition at GMIC Bangalore is where entrepreneurs from around the globe gathered to pitch world leading VC judges for the first prize of a $50,000 investment and other coveted prizes. The winner StockViews also receives a complimentary trip to Silicon Valley for the global finals to compete against international winners from Seoul, Tel-Aviv, Beijing, Tokyo, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, and Silicon Valley to win an additional $250,000 investment.
About the G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Bangalore Winners:
First Place: StockViews – a marketplace for asset managers and vetted, independent equity analysts. www.stockviews.com
Second Place: nu,mb,erz – the SaaS platform 4 small businesses 2 better manage their cash flow. www.numberz.in
Third Place: WorkIndia – a marketplace that helps corporations find skilled workers. www.workindia.in
418 startups applied from more than 24 countries. 15 finalists are selected by our amazing Evaluation Committee, consisting of investors from Kae Capital, Kyron Global, Sequoia Capital, Blume Ventures, GWC Innovator Fund, Axilor Ventures, M&S Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, India Quotient, SAIF Partners and Norwest Venture Partners based on industry, traction, product innovation, and team.
GMIC and G-Startup co-founder Barrett Parkman noted, “We believe India is one of the most promising markets for startups in the world. We were overwhelmed with high quality applications from early stage startups for our G-Startup at GMIC Bangalore and are excited to choose two of the most innovative startups to invest in and help them to grow globally.”
G-Startup Worldwide awards, overall, over $1,000,000 to winning startups and provides the global first place winner and finalists with an international network to enable them to change the world. Increasingly, VCs are looking to startup competitions for new investments, and startups are capitalizing on the opportunity to meet many potential investors in one place.
Together we succeeded to organize an event in which we offer the opportunities for startups around the world to receive global publicity and to pitch world renowned VCs for their next round of fundraising. Special thanks to our global partners, Sequoia Capital, Google Launchpad, Baidu, FbStart, and Cheetah Mobile. Also, we’d like to express our gratitude to our media partners, Entrepreneur, Forbes, TechinAsia, BeFastTV, YourStory, Inc42, VC Circle, and iamwire.
About G-Startup Worldwide
G-Startup Worldwide is a global startup competition held around the world to find the most innovative, early stage startups, invest over $1,000,000 in them, support them with a global network and enable them to change the world.G-Startup Worldwide will be hosted at each Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in 2016 including Tel-Aviv, Beijing, Tokyo, Jakarta, Bangalore, Taipei, Seoul and San Francisco. G-Startup Worldwide will invest over $1 million into over 20 companies around the world in 2016. The winner of G-Startup Worldwide will receive a $50,000 investment and the second place winner will receive a $30,000 investment. The winner will also receive a free trip to Silicon Valley to compete to become the 2016 G-Startup Worldwide Global Winner. The second place winner overall will receive an additional $120,000 and the Global Winner will receive an additional $250,000 investment! Our winners also gain access to the exclusive G-Network, our private network for global tech executive as well as support from our mentor network. Any eligible startup from around the world may apply.