The Startup2day Awards Story

The Startup2day Awards Story

Posted by 2 on September 7th 2016

The Startup2day EXPO -2016 held on August 20th 2016 at the Hitex Exhibition Center, Hyderabad in association with TV5 Money Channel & powered by Smartron Mobiles was conducted successfully. With more than 40 stalls and exhibits, insightful presentations, panel discussions, ignite talks and informal sessions with eminent speakers from diverse backgrounds who shared their two cents about how to start and run a business, the failures and learning's while going through the entrepreneurial journey. The EXPO kick started a brand new platform "" to bring together inspiring entrepreneurs and investors, creating new opportunities for investment, building new partnerships and collaboration avenues.

The EXPO was a wonderful opportunity for the participants to listen to the stories shared by some of the speakers who were once start-ups themselves and was like a tailored opportunity to acquire the necessary inputs and information to help their ventures grow. The speakers who are a part of the Start-up Eco System in various capacities as Investors and Mentors included:

  • Srinivas Kollipara, Founder & COO, T-HUB
  • Palem Srikanth Reddy, CEO & Founder, Palred Technologies &
  • Sateesh Andra, Managing Director, Endiya Partners
  • Subharaju Pericherla, Co-Founder, Real Shoppee & SLP Fellow
  • Ramesh Loganathan, Managing Director & VP, Products Progress Software
  • Narsi Reddy Pasham, CoFounder & MD, Smartron
  • Vinutha Rallapalli, Entrepreneur and Angel Investment Expert
  • Viiveck Verma, Coach, Investor and Philanthropist
  • Sanjay Enishetty, Entrepreneur, Investor and a Free Thinker
  • Ajay Kolla, CEO & Founder, Wisdom Jobs
  • Vasant Kumar, Business Editor, TV5 Shreya Braodcasting Pvt Ltd
  • Raj Phani, Chairman & Founder,
  • Vivek Nama, COO, RVM Constructions, RVM electricals and Startup2Day
  • Harinath Babu, Chairman, Surya International
  • PS Sreekanth, Investment Director, Hyderabad Angels
  • Ashok Reddy, CEO & Founder, GrabOn
  • GR Reddy, Founder, Husys
  • Abhay Deshpande, Founder & CEO, MartJack
  • A. Vishwanath, Founder, IMI Mobile

The culmination of the EXPO was the Startup2day & TV 5 Money Awards presented to various organisations that were a part of the EXPO. The Jury headed by Mr. Vasant Kumar, Business Editor, TV5 Money Channel visited various stalls and announced the Awards at the Closing Ceremony.

The Winners at the TV5 Money & Startup2day Awards 2016

Best Start-up in Innovation - TripPool

Best Kick Start Start-up - GrabOn

Best Problem Solving Start-up - CheckOn

Best Marketing Strategy - Zaggle

Jury Special Appreciation Award - RVM Constructions Pvt. Ltd.


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