The COVID-19 crisis thrust the world’s biggest economies into mayhem and economic uncertainty. Businesses, big and small, are struggling in the wake of disappearing demands. Even a strong product, right positioning and a capable team has not saved some startups from reaching the very brink of bankruptcy and AI startups are no exception. Even as AI becomes ever more relevant in the contact-less future, drying funds is a real struggle that has hit the ecosystem across technologies. In such volatile times, raising funds for a startup can turn from a challenge to a near impossibility.
You cannot push pause on your company’s existence while the world gets back in order. To help startups foot through the door INDIAai (India’s National AI Portal) and Ktech CoE D S& AI hosted an online investor pitch event on June, 20th 2020 for the Indian startups with AI as their core offering. Startups registered and got a chance to pitch their product to multiple investors online.
- 10 AI startups were shortlisted by an empaneled jury across domains
- 10 member Investor-panel
- Each startup g 8 t with the investor panel to pitch simultaneously to the panel members, followed up with 10 minutes Q&A.
Meet Our Investor panel
Raman RoyChairman and Managing Director Quattro
Raman is widely regarded as the Pioneer and fondly referred to as the “Father of the Indian BPO Industry”.
Anurag BhatnagarCo-Founder ShiftAltCap
Anurag is the Co-Founder of ShiftAltCap, an Investment Bank working with companies in the early stage and Series A.
Dewang NerallaCEO Atom Technologies Limited
Dewang is an Angel Investor and CEO of Atom Technologies, an end to end payment service provider. He has 30 years of experience in the
Yagnesh SanghrajkaFounder and CFO 100x.VC
Yagnesh is the Founder and CFO of 100x.VC a seed stage Fund which uses iSAFE as a unique instrument to invest in startups
Rajiv VyasFounder R V & Associates
Rajiv Vyas is the Founder of R V & Associates, an investment banking firm actively working on several equity funding as well as institutional
Vinish KathuriaManaging Partner SenseAI
Vinish has been involved with the Tech ecosystem as a Business Leader, an Entrepreneur, an Investor and an Advisor. A startup person at
Mitesh ShahCO-Founder IPV
Mitesh is a Finance Expert with 15+ Years of Experience in Startups& Angel Investment.
Digvijay SinghCOO Indian Angel Network
Digvijay is a professional with 20 years of experience in leading companies across sectors. Digvijay has continuously built sales /
Premal MehtaFounder Wealth First Advisors Pvt. Ltd.
A veteran finance professional with over 30+ years of experience in the capital markets. Prior to founding Wealth First in 2001,