Second Edition: TANSEED 2.0

TANSEED second edition was conducted during August – October 2021,19 startups were selected by the jury out of 640 applications received with a detailed evaluation to grant INR 1.9 Crore.

Calender of Event:

July 23rd,2021Call for Applications through StartupTN portal and Outreach
Sep 20th,2021Application Deadline
Oct 2nd – 6th,20213 Day Bootcamp – Mentorship sessions and Workshops for Startups
Oct 9th & 10th,2021( Saturday and Sunday)Pre-Final Pitch ( 5 Min and 5 Min Q&A for each Startup)
Oct 16th & 17th,2021( Saturday and Sunday)Final Pitch – 10 Lakhs Seed Grant to upto 20 Startups

TANSEED 2.0 was conducted successfully in partnership with Headstart Network Foundation during July- October 2021. The details of the number of startups applied and shortlisted for further steps are as follows:

DescriptionNo. of Startups
No. of Startups applied for TANSEED 2.0640
No. of Startups Shortlisted for Bootcamp53
No. of Startups participated in Bootcamp 51
No. of Startups shortlisted for Pre-final pitch30
No. of Startups participated in Final Pitch 30

TANSEED 2.0 has received responses with 640 applications that were shortlisted based on the eligibility criteria as mentioned in the TANSEED guidelines for Bootcamp session.

Bootcamp: (4th – 6th October, 2021)

A knowledge Bootcamp was designed for all the selected 53 startups. Bootcamp is a 3-day webinar online series where startups will be exposed to talks from experts on generating business insights, creating breakthrough value propositions and creating a solid Go to Market strategy.

4th Oct 2021Introduction to StartupTN – TANSEED Program & AgendaMr.Abinash and Mr.Shabeer ( StartupTN Team)
Fireside Chat: Exit and Wealth Creation of StartupsMr.Vinamra Pandiya, Founder, GoNutsMr. Krishnamurthy, Senior Product Manager, Thoughtworks
5th Oct 2021Creating a Winning Pitch DeckMr.Chetan – Founder, Honest Create
6th Oct 2021Basics of Fundraising: Legal PerspectiveMr.Ram Prakash,C.A,Risk Advisory,Agrya Consulting
Protecting the Intellectual Property for StartupsMr.Bharath M S, Founder, KRIA Law

Pre-Final pitch: (9th & 10th Oct, 2021)

Pre-Final Pitch was conducted on 9th & 10th February, 2021 for shortlisted startups that participated in the Bootcamp. Each startup was allocated 5 minutes for Pitching & 5 minutes for Q&A from the Jury Panel. 

Jury Panel for Pre-Final Pitch:

  1. Hamad Jowher – Cofounder, Products & Revenue,Pazo
  2. Zaran – Investment Associate, Anthill Ventures
  3. Reshma – Senior Associate,Venture Catalysts 
  4. Ujjwal – Product Manager,MoveinSync
  5. Tushar- Founder and CEO,Bridgingo
  6. Taha Malik – Founder & CEO, Baari Labs
  7. Kiran – Social Entrepreneur| Impact Strategist| Community Curator
  8. Aarushi Investment analyst with Venture catalysts
  9. Guru – Founder & CEO, Xobin
  10. Gautham, Lead Venture Capital & Private Equity ecosystem, Microsoft India
  11. Ebin Ephrem Elavathingal – General Manager, BITS BIRAC

Final Pitch:(16th – 17th Oct 2021)

The 30 Startups were shortlisted for the final pitch, were allocated 5 minutes for pitching and 5 minutes for Question & Answer by the Jury Panel. The scoring metrics and evaluation are the same as followed for the prefinal pitch.

19 Startups were selected in the Final Pitch conducted on 16th and 17th October 2021 by the Jury panel headed by the Mission Director, TANSIM. The jury consisted of TANSEED Expert Committee members:

Mission Director, TANSIM    :    Tmt.Sigy Thomas IAS, Mission Director – TANSIM

Nominee from Finance Dept.    :    Thiru.G.K Arun Sundar Thayalan IAS, Joint Secretary

Domain Experts        :    Mr. Ish Anand, CEO  – Global wealth Group

Funding Experts        :    Mr. Chintan Oza, President India Region – OneQuantum

                    Mr. Ankit Saraf – Investment Associate – Dexter Angels

                    Ms. Shruti Singhal, Regional Head – Indian Angel Network

                    Mr. Vinod Shankar, Partner – Java Capital (Venture capitalist)

Incubator Head        :    Mr. Gautham – Microsoft India Accelerator

Successful Entrepreneurs(s)    :    Mr. Aswin Sambamurthy, Vice President – Netcore Solutions

                    Mr. Yogeshwaran Sundaresan, Managing Director – Matexnet

The jury selected the following 19 Startups as the winners of the TANSEED 2.0 Grant of INR 10 Lakh each:

S.NoBrand NameCompany NameAbout Startup
1GoFloatersSMBSure Business Solutions Pvt LtdGoFloaters is the office for the new normal. We provide ondemand work and meeting spaces to teams when they want, where they want and for the time they want.
2GobuzzrDEV BEETECH INDIA PVT LTDGobuzzr is an IOT based Smart beehive monitoring system. An intelligent invention to study the health and condition of bees & beehive via a smart device
3DIGIITDIGIIT BUSINESS SERVICES Pvt LtdA Platform for Platform Business.Digiit aims to power businesses with purpose-built SaaS platforms to sustain, scale, and grow the business in the digital era by unifying commerce, operation, and marketing into one platform.
4COSGridCOSGrid Systems Private LimitedSecure and superior connectivity anywhere anytime connecting offices, cloud & IOT.
5Cambrionics Life ScienceCambrionics Life Science Pvt Ltd.We curate experiential BIOLOGY learning boxes for kids and college students
6Ozone MotorsOzone Motors Private LimitedThe company that is building a smart transportation system for modern colonies of Earth
7hello24Hello24 Digicom Private Limitedhello24 is a c-commerce platform to grow your business on chat apps!
8Boxfile Web ServicesBoxfile Web Services Pvt LtdCloud Audit Platform for Chartered Accountant both in practice and corporates
9SolinasSolinas Integrity Private LimitedSolinas brings the state of the art robotic technologies in the water & sanitation sector through inspection, analysis & prognosis of pipelines and tanks to impact millions of People.
10Polka Pop Sparkling WaterDuhkaar Food & Beverages Pvt LtdFor fun-loving, health-conscious individuals, Polka Pop is a way to keep yourself hydrated with a refreshing, flavourful fizzy drink without any calories or sugar
11TeraLumenTeraLumen Solutions Pvt. Ltd.TeraLumen is developing compact medical diagnostic systems using Artificial Intelligence enabled Terahertz technology for intraoperative cancer margin detection.
12GallaboxMangoleap Pvt LtdGallabox powers all your customer interactions to grow your business at scale.
13Mind and MomGO GLEE TECHNOLOGIES Pvt Ltd.Pregnancy is very much easier with AI, we can save more people. An AI based Pregnancy platform that will reduce maternal death, C-sec and many other women health issues.
14XYMA AnalyticsXYMA ANALYTICS PRIVATE LIMITEDSensor Driven Decisions.
15ChemBioSensChembiosens Pvt LtdAn R & D company with a focus on the development of cutting edge diagnostic technology for healthcare and environmental monitoring, pharma and chemical industries.
16Torus RoboticsTorus Robotics Pvt LtdTorus Robotics is a Startup India recognized tech startup specialized in offering Unmanned Ground Vehicles, Robotics and one of the world’s most compact & lightweight electric motors for the Indian Defence, Automotive and commercial market.
17Rizel AutomotiveRizel Automotive Private LimitedDeveloping Highly efficient and cost effective electric motors.
18THIRA REHABILITATIONTHIRA REHABILITATION SOLUTIONS PRIVATE LIMITEDA company that provides technology-based movement rehabilitation solutions.
19Emote ElectricEmote Electric private limitedEmote Electric is a full-stack E-2W manufacturer disrupting the transport sector with Smart Geared e-motorcycles that offer an easy transition to EVs for businesses and individuals alike