Bangalore, March 21, 2013: The first Indian edition of the global technology products launch platform, DEMO, has attracted nearly 30 Indian innovators -- and saw the mutually beneficial coming together of startups a and venture fund operators.
The two day event which concluded today was brought to India by the VCCircle Network, publishers of Techcircle.
On hand to provide mentoring and guidance, were entrepreneurs and investors including Amar Goel, Founder & Chairman, Komli Media India; Mahesh Murthy, Founding Partner, Seed Advisors; Pallav Nadhani, Co-founder & CEO, FusionCharts; Rahul Khanna, MD, Canaan Partners India; Sandeep Singhal, Co-Founder & Partner, Nexus Venture Partners and Vishal Gondal, Founder & CEO, Indiagames.
The event included panel discussions, interviews and industry-specific sessions with India’s technology ecosystem leaders such as: Srikanth Nadhamuni - CEO, Khosla Labs India; Ashish Gupta - Senior MD, Helion Venture Partners; Hitesh Oberoi - CEO & MD, Infoedge; Mohit Bhatnagar - MD, Sequoia Capital; Murugavel Janakiraman - Founder & CEO, Matrimony.Com; Neeraj Roy - CMD, Hungama; Vijay Shekhar Sharma - CMD, One97 Communications; Vinay Gupta - Founder & Chairman, VIA and many others. For more details on the agenda
Said Sahad PV, Founder, The VCCircle Network and its parent company, Mosaic Media Ventures: “The idea of bringing DEMO to India was to give an opportunity to Indian tech startups to showcase their products globally and attract attention from investors, corporate acquirers and the users. This will help them obtain not only easy financing but also gain customer traction and global attention.”
Companies who participated at Techcircle DEMO India 2013 included:
Vivyo (from Canvera): Launched by Canvera, Vivyo is an online platform for photographers to showcase, collaborate, market and sell their work online and on social media.
Moxtra: With Moxtra you can easily organise all your documents, photos, videos, drawings in project binders. These Moxtra binders are accessible from your iPad, iPhone and any web browser.
Khemeia: Khemeia transforms unstructured information into structured, indexed, searchable and pertinent information. This enables customers to re-utilise the information on multiple supports (print, web, hand-held devices), store in easy to retrieve archives and make readily available to their users, cost effectively and rapidly.
dMACQ: dMACQ is a browser-based application with latest technology for mergers & acquisition eco-system. dMACQTM maps the entire M&A deal life cycle and is tailored for different end users viz. strategic corporate acquirers, financial investors such as private equity or the advisory community.
Cofferce: Cofferce is a retail ecosystem platform application with customer engagement driven through smart phones and tablets, Point of Sale management through tablets and a web application for retailer management.
Bizgain: Bizgain is a Digital Marketing Dashboard for executives at multi-channel advertisers who are responsible for budgeting and delivering ROI through Digital Media campaigns.