The Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Mohali successfully hosted a two-day start-up demo day on 3rd and 4th March 2023. The event aimed to connect start-ups with investors and provide them with a platform to showcase their innovative products and services.
Day one of the event, 3rd March, began with an inaugural session that featured eminent speakers from the start-up ecosystem. The session was inaugurated at STPI Mohali with the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries, followed by a welcome address by Sh. Ajay Prasad Shrivastava, OIC, STPI Mohali. Dr. Deepak Motwani, Sr. Manager, Ecosystem, Wadhwani Foundation, Ms. Nitika Khurana, Head of Operations, Chandigarh Angel Network (CAN), Ms. Ritika Singh, Member TiE Chandigarh & Founder CEO Kontent Factory, and Sh. Deepinder Dhillon, Joint Director, DIT, Govt. of Punjab also addressed the attendees. The session concluded with a special address by Chief Guest Sh. Paritosh Dandriyal, Director, STPI Gurugram.
The day one event also featured technical sessions on ‘UI/UX – User Experience evaluation method’ by Dr. Nishtha Phutela, BML Munjal University and ‘Big Data Analytics and AI in Healthcare’ by Sh. Neeraj Rajput, Manager, M/s RT Global Info Solutions Pvt Ltd. Mrs Kulvir Kaur, Sr. Data Analyst and Sh. Suryakant, Sr. Machine Learning of M/s XenonStack Pvt. Ltd. also spoke about ‘Top Data and Analytics Trends in 2023’.
In the inaugural session of the event, SPIT also launched Startup Demo Day and Investor Connect for startups under Next Generation Incubation Scheme in association with Wadhwani Foundation, to enable startups to raise funds for seed funding up to Rs.25 lakhs under the scheme. Apart from this, an opportunity can be provided to raise funds through the investor.
Day two, 4th March, was Investor Demo Day and began with an introduction by Chandigarh Angel Network, TiE Chandigarh, STPI & Wadhwani Foundation. This was followed by startup pitches by M/s Vishwaaz.ai Pvt. Ltd., M/s HeyBarber, M/s E2EM Technologies Pvt. Ltd., M/s Xtealth Pvt. Ltd., M/s Ekosight Technologies Pvt. Ltd., M/s Magitech Innovision LLP, M/s Splenor Computers Pvt. Ltd., and M/s Racketail Solutions and Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
The event concluded with a concluding session that featured feedback from investors. The startup demo day provided a great platform for startups to showcase their innovative ideas and connect with potential investors.
Speaking about the event, Sh. Paritosh Dandriyal, Director, STPI Gurugram, said, “The STPI Mohali start-up demo day was a great success. We are delighted to have provided a platform for start-ups to showcase their innovative products and services and connect with potential investors. We look forward to continuing to support the start-up ecosystem and hosting more such events in the future.”
The Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Mohali is a leading IT park in Mohali, Punjab that provides a range of infrastructure and support services to IT and IT-enabled services companies. STPI Mohali is dedicated to fostering the growth of the IT industry in the region and supporting the startup ecosystem.