Kolkata: Travel StartupKnockdown | TravHQ

STARTUP KNOCKDOWN+ - KOLKATA July 8 - July 10, 2016 | Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata

Kolkata, the city of joy, has been the commercial and financial centre of East India and North East India. However, it is only recently that the startup ecosystem in the region has started to evolve. The Kolkata edition of Startup Knockdown got both the travel startups and industry experts from the region excited as it offered them a platform to connect. The event saw not only the startups pitching in front of the expert panel of judges but also the judges sharing actionable insights.

  • Saumyajit Guha, COO, Calcutta Angels Network shared insight on angel funding
  • Ravi Ranjan, Head, Startup Warehouse Kolkata discussed about the role of technology in building a successful business
  • Airlines Technology selected by Amadeus to be a part of Amadeus Next community
  • Izifiso selected to be the winner of the event and invited by multiple investors for elevated pitching session
  • Startups engaged in one-on- one discussions with the mentors to discuss finer details of their businesses

Winners

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Izifiso

Common choice of the judges- Rightly labelled as a startup bringing education out of the books, Izifiso allows students and educational institutions to connect with domain experts to host highly informative tours.

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AIRLINES TECHNOLOGY

Winner of Amadeus Next award- A tech startup eyeing the global airline industry, Airlines Technology, focussed on NDC implementation, allows for more transparent shopping experience and better opportunities for airlines.

Participants

imanagemyhotel

iManageMyHotel

A cloud based property management solution for small and mid sized hotels with the flexibility to operate on intermittent connectivity.

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Tramily

A marketplace for travel agents and hoteliers where agents can post their requirements and hoteliers can respond with deals.

indiaouttabox

IndiaOuttabox

A travel provider focussed on offering highly customised authentic travel experiences to international travellers with the help of well trained host families.

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IZIFISO

Common choice of the judges- Rightly labelled as a startup bringing education out of the books, Izifiso allows students and educational institutions to connect with domain experts to host highly informative tours.

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AIRLINES TECHNOLOGY

Winner of Amadeus Next award- A tech startup eyeing the global airline industry, Airlines Technology, focussed on NDC implementation, allows for more transparent shopping experience and better opportunities for airlines.

Insightful Workshops

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Saumyajit Guha, COO, Calcutta Angels Network shared pointers that founders should keep in mind while they go on building a business and can potentially make or break a startup.

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Ravi Ranjan, Head, Startup Warehouse Kolkata, 10000 Startups- NASSCOM, discussed how technology can have a huge role to play in the success of any business, even to complement the manual processes.

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Bart Bellers, Senior Advisor, Corporate Strategy at Amadeus APAC highlighted how collaborating and complementing each other could go a long way in creating success stories.

One on One Chat with Mentors

The participants engaged in one-on- one discussions with the mentors about their businesses.

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