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Headstart 2009 – Annouces list of 16 finalist startups

Posted By Sujith Kosaraju on June 14th, 2009

Headstart 2009 an event which covers exclusively on the startups in India will take place on 20th June at Nehru Centre, Mumbai. Headstart is the second edition this year which focuses around angel investing which is based on the research they have carried out on more than 100 startups. Majority of the startups and feasible ideas that can be converted into a strong business fail because of lack of funding at the seed stage.

Headstart 2009 Event
Date -> June 20th, 2009
Venue -> Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai

What to expect of the event ?

* 15+ startup finalists – all going to the demo-pit
* Interaction with angels and ealry stage investors
* Showcase/demo – validation by community
* 100 investors, corporates, partners, organizers
* 150 startups, techies
* 50 demo-ing companies

Following are the shortlisted 16 startups for the finals who will present their demo at the Headstart 2009 event.

1. 160by2: Free SMS Services in India
2. creADivity: Online Advertising Creative Marketing Platform & Solutions.
3. Deltecs Infotech Pvt Ltd: Online Testing platform called DRONA.
4. Design Chords: Crowdsourcing based design platform
5. Guru Labs Private Limited: Online hosting of contests and competitions
6. HelloIntern.com: India’s first online internship hunting platform
7. Informate Mobile Intelligence: Mobile consumer usage intelligence software
8. Lattice Purple Technologies:YouSuggest – Online platform for businesses to engage with users
9. MoneyVIdya.com: Indian Stock picking community
10. Orangut: Engineering Learning Management System
11. PerSquareFeet: One-stop shop for all real-estate problems
12. SPOXCHANGE: Global sports-based exchange
13. Swan Suites: Branded boutique service apartments
14. ThinkingSpace Technologies Pvt. Ltd: Eventshelf – Event information aggregator
15. veriCAR: Used car inspection and certification
16. Zopte: One-click website deploy solution.

Headstart 2009 will be an interesting event in this global downturn which will throw some insights on how the venture capitalists are eyeing the trends.