Trutech Webs Private Limited was announced the winner of the Microsoft BizSpark India Startup Challenge 2013 city final held at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai. The winner and two runners-up receive $4,000, $2,000 and $1,000 in cash, respectively, and can claim an exciting array of non-cash prizes including Windows Phones and a Microsoft BizSpark Plus membership, exclusive connects with venture capitalists, technical assistance, and support for online promotion campaigns, aimed at helping them expand their businesses. The BizSpark program celebrates entrepreneurial excellence and supports software startups by giving them access to valuable technology-based benefits.
The first runner-up is MangoSense Pvt. Ltd., and the second runner-up is Rhapsody Labs Pvt. Ltd,.
The winner will compete in national finals with a chance to win 8 tablets, Windows Phones and XBOX 360, and select start-ups across India get combined grants of $70,000 in cash and $2 Million worth of non-cash prizes.
The Microsoft start-up challenge called Microsoft BizSpark India Startup Challenge 2013 was a great opportunity for all the participants which concluded in Mumbai on 4th June.The participants had a chance to network extensively and have received business advice from key industry players. Celebrating entrepreneurial excellence, the Microsoft BizSpark India Startup Challenge 2013 is the event’s biggest edition yet and for the first time has 100 finalists competing in regional events organized across 10 different cities, with a national grand finale in Bangalore. The challenge presents an opportunity for the BizSpark community to build and deepen connections, share ideas and network with partners, while providing a national platform for the individual successes of member start-ups.
The Microsoft BizSpark Program has helped more than 2,725 Indian start-up entrepreneurs by providing strong grounds to stand, grow and improve their functioning. The idea behind Bizspark is to fast-track the success of young startups with software, support and visibility. Selected start-up businesses receive business development and technical training at highly subsidized or no costs.