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TechSparks 2012 Grand Finale to Showcase 15 Most Innovative Product Technology Startups on 8th September at Bangalore PR Newswire BANGALORE, India, September 5, 2012 BANGALORE, India, September 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSparks is an initiative by YourStory.in to recognize and celebrate high- potential product technology ventures emerging from India. In its 3rd edition now, Techsparks 2012 is being presented in association with Intel, Amazon Web Services, Qualcomm, Sequoia Capital, CNBC-TV18 and Venture Beat. TechSparks 2012, India's biggest startup discovery platform went to 5 cities and reached out to over 2000 entrepreneurs across India. Working with the theme - "The Smartest Way to Scale Up," this 3rd edition of Techsparks will unveil the YourStory's 2012 TECH30 report which will showcase the top 30 tech product startups emerging from India. Out of these 30, the top 15 product technology startups will be demoing to an audience of close to 800 consisting of entrepreneurs, VCs, decision makers, key influencers and others from the startup ecosystem. This Grand Finale is scheduled to happen on Saturday, 8th September 2012 at MLR Convention, Whitefield, Bangalore TechSparks 2012, an initiative undertaken by YourStory.in, India's leading online platform for startups and entrepreneurs, is being presented in association with Intel, Amazon Web Services, Qualcomm, Sequoia Capital, CNBC-TV18 and Venture Beat to recognize and celebrate high-potential product technology ventures.

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TechSparks 2012 Grand Finale to Showcase 15 Most Innovative Product Technology Startups on 8th September at Bangalore
PR Newswire BANGALORE, India, September 5, 2012
BANGALORE, India,September 5, 2012/PRNewswire/ --TechSparks is an initiative by YourStory.in to recognize and celebrate high-potential product technology ventures emerging from India. In its 3rd edition now, Techsparks 2012 is being presented in association with Intel, Amazon Web Services, Qualcomm, Sequoia Capital,CNBC-TV18and Venture Beat. TechSparks 2012,India'sbiggest startup discovery platform went to 5 cities and reached out to over 2000 entrepreneurs acrossIndia. Working with the theme -"The Smartest Way to Scale Up," this 3rd edition of Techsparks will unveil the YourStory's 2012TECH30report which will showcase the top 30 tech product startups emerging fromIndia. Out of these 30, the top 15 product technology startups will be demoing to an audience of close to 800 consisting of entrepreneurs, VCs, decision makers, key influencers and others from the startup ecosystem. This Grand Finale is scheduled to happen on Saturday,8th September 2012at MLR Convention, Whitefield,Bangalore TechSparks 2012, an initiative undertaken by YourStory.in,India'sleading online platform for startups and entrepreneurs, is being presented in association with Intel, Amazon Web Services, Qualcomm, Sequoia Capital, CNBC-TV18 and Venture Beat to recognize and celebrate high-potential product technology ventures. Prior to this Grand Finale, the regional roundtables of TechSparks 2012 were conducted inMumbai,New Delhi,Chennai, Ahmedabad andHyderabadduring the months of May, June andJuly 2012. These roundtables saw more than 2000 entrepreneurs attending the events which had a lot of key takeaways from the stories of success narrated by people likeGautam Gandhi, New Business Development Head, Google India, John Fearon, Founder & CEO, DropMySite, Kunal Bahl, Founder & CEO, Snapdeal, Shabir Momin, Founder and CEO, Zenga Group of companies, Vaidya Nathan, Founder & CEO, Classle Knowledge, Venkat Rangan, Co-Founder and CEO, INXS Technologies, Vishal Mehta, Founder & CEO, Infibeam, Kavin Bharti Mittal, Head of Strategy/New Product Development, Bharti SoftBank and Sashi Reddi, Founder, AppLabs. More than 800 startups registered for the chance to present at the Grand Finale of TechSparks 2012, the culmination of the nation-wide hunt to find the best product tech companies ofIndia. Along with the pitches of 15 companies, the TechSparks Grand Finale will also feature the unveiling of the TECH30 Report -India'sfirst benchmarking document designed to turn the spotlight on the 30 product technology startups thatIndianeeds to watch out for, with the stamp of approval from leading VCs and technology giants. Copies of the TECH30 report will be available at the TechSparks Grand Finale and will also be shared with decision-makers across the technology industry, the investment community and the media fraternity. The TechSparks Grand Finale will also feature the 10 most interesting mobile
apps to emerge out of the country in a section titled App4India. Panelists at the TechSparks Grand Finale include notable industry experts such asNarendra Bhandari, Director (Asia Pacific), Intel Software & Services Group-Developer Relations Division, Shailendra Singh, Managing Director, Sequoia Capital India, Gautam Gandhi, New Business Development Head, Google India, Joe Ziegler, AWS Evangelist, Ravi Gururaj, VP Products, Citrix and Dr. Wido Menhardt, CEO Philips innovation Campus. The Grand Finale of TechSparks is expected to be a premier destination for substantive networking with top technology corporates, leading investors (VCs & angels), national media and delegates from US,EuropeandChinaexpected to be in attendance. For the presenting companies, TechSparks will provided the much-needed validation and presence that product technology companies need, in order to raise investments, acquire customers and scale rapidly. Check out http://www.techsparks.in for more details.
About TechSparks
TechSparks was conceived and executed for the very first time in 2010 by YourStory.in in association with Microsoft BizSpark and Canaan Partners and growing bigger, Techsparks 2011 went to 4 cities and the T30 report of 2011 has some stellar companies. 14 of those 30 companies got funded, one got acquired and one went on to acquire a global company! Looking at the phenomenal success of the first two years, Techsparks 2012 got more than 800 entries and in itself scaled massively by travelling to 5 cities and creating enormous buzz. The 2012 edition of TechSparks, as the previous editions, has generated a lot of buzz in social media, with the hashtag "#tsparks" trending nationally on Twitter during the regional rounds inNew Delhi,MumbaiandChennai, reiterating the presence of a massive virtual audience of technology enthusiasts for TechSparks acrossIndia. Check out http://techsparks.in
About YourStory
YourStory.in isIndia'sbiggest and most comprehensive online platform for entrepreneurs. Launched in 2008, it has emerged as the most followed web platform for entrepreneurs and startups, having cemented robust partnerships with leading institutions like Intel, Amazon, CNBC TV18, Qualcomm, National Instruments, British Council, NASSCOM, Government ofIndiaand Microsoft Bizpark, to name a few. Widely trusted, YourStory.in connects with over 4 lakh entrepreneurs and allied industry professionals on a monthly basis. YourStory.in has built focussed engagement opportunities with the community through initiatives like TechSparks (for product tech entrepreneurs) and the recently launched Yourstory Pages. Yourstory.in has also branched out and created to separate entities, CloudStory.in and StudentStory.in with an aim to become the go-to place for cloud enthusiasts and foster the spirit of entrepreneurship in students respectively. Yourstory.in aims to carry these successes forward along with other innovations like Sociopreneurship (for social enterprises). Check out our website here: http://yourstory.in/
Contact: Chandan Raj, +91-9986198806 chandan@yourstory.in