Fintech Valley Vizag and Bizofit launch $1m start-up challenge
India’s Fintech Valley Vizag and US innovation platform Bizofit have unveiled their global start-up challenge with a chance to win $1 million in funding.
Roadshows are planned in seven cities – New York, San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Paris, London, Hong Kong and Bangalore – and the challenge will culminate in Vizag (India) with 25 finalists from around the world pitching on a demo day. Winners will be announced from 22-26 October 2018.
“The government of Andhra Pradesh is committed to creating a robust ecosystem of next-gen start-ups, and a talent pool that corporates, investors and technology companies can leverage to navigate the emerging digital trends, and enable co-innovation,” says JA Chowdary, special IT advisor to the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
Illinois-based Bizofit acts as the North America challenge partner. The Chicago roadshow has been done but the New York event is happening today (11 September).
This is followed by San Francisco on 13 September, Tel Aviv on 16 September, Hong Kong on 27 September, Paris on 3 October, London on 5 October, and Bangalore on 10 October.
You can get more details and apply here.