Hyderabad: Travel StartupKnockdown | TravHQ

STARTUP KNOCKDOWN+ - HYDERABAD July 15 - July 17, 2016 | HITEX Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad

Hyderabad welcomed StartupKnockdown+ in full enthusiasm. It was observed that the start-up ecosystem there needed a platform to voice their ideation and hence the place was a perfect fit for all budding travel start-ups to showcase their products and services. The event had provided a thriving atmosphere to the travel start-up community as they pitched and gained industry insights.

  • A pitching battle amongst 5 innovative startups who were judged by the industry veterans and active investors.
  • Tips and tricks on how to score a perfect media coverage by Tanu Arora, Brand Manager, TravHQ.
  • A fireside chat session with Sreekanth Perepu, Investment Director of Hyderabad Angels, that primarily focused on how the investors evaluate a travel start-up’s scalability and their expectations.
  • A one-on- one session with the participating startups and mentors discussing about investments, funds, technology, trends and market analysis in the travel sector.

Winners

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Routern

Routern was selected as a winning startup and was backed by Amadeus Next initiative. This product simplifies itinerary making and has an interactive single page portal based on real- time maps for visualization.

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IndiaOuttabox

IndiaOuttabox was collectively chosen by all the judges for Judges Choice Award. It was further invited by Indian Angels Network and Hyderabad Angels. This startup importantly focuses on customised itinerary planning for tourists visiting India. The USP of the product is that the itinerary planned for them captures the essence of India.

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Guidezie

Guidezie, a Bengaluru based start-up, which is an online, on-demand tourism platform allowing travellers to schedule customized trips with local tour guides in real time, won a chance to pitch exclusively to Hyderabad Angels

Participants

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TripMapic

TripMapic is a photo sharing platform both for web and mobile. The interface strives to collate pictures of travel memories of users to create a hassle free experience of sharing.

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Funstay

Funstay is a collation of homestays, B&Bs, jungle lodges and cottages. It’s a portal where travellers can connect, book homestays and thus help in spreading awareness about the local heritage of the place of stay.

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Routern

Routern was selected as a winning startup and was backed by Amadeus Next initiative. This product simplifies itinerary making and has an interactive single page portal based on real- time maps for visualization.

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INDIAOUTTABOX

IndiaOuttabox was collectively chosen by all the judges for Judges Choice Award. It was further invited by Indian Angels Network and Hyderabad Angels. This startup importantly focuses on customised itinerary planning for tourists visiting India. The USP of the product is that the itinerary planned for them captures the essence of India.

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GUIDEZIE

Guidezie, a Bengaluru based start-up, which is an online, on-demand tourism platform allowing travellers to schedule customized trips with local tour guides in real time, won a chance to pitch exclusively to Hyderabad Angels

Insightful Workshops

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A workshop by Tanu Arora, Brand Manager, TravHQ on how start-ups should score the perfect media coverage and what should be the right approach towards the media to generate traction on the products.

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An interactive session by Sreekanth Perepu, Investment Director Hyderabad Angels, which majorly focused on how the investors evaluate a travel start-up’s scalability and their expectations from the same.

One on One Chat with Mentors

Mentoring session propelled forward the participating start-ups by letting them interact with the industry veterans on a one-on- one basis. Our mentoring partners, Hyderabad Angels, T-Hub, and Indian Angels Network provided insights to all the participants into the travel tech scenario.

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