Saturday, November 3, 2018

Pune Emerged Winner of National HedNxt Startup Fest


PUNE: “KrazyBee”, India’s largest micro-lending platform, plans to provide an enabling platform for college students to embark on their entrepreneurial journey with the HedNxt Startup Fest 2018.

Students from Sinhgad Institutes- Pune, Reva University- Bengaluru, IIT- Madras, emerged as winners at the Finale of the 1st Edition of the HedNxt Startup Fest 2018 conducted by KrazyBee. The winners were awarded Rs. 3 Lakhs each for their projects. The event witnessed participation from 80 colleges across India, bringing out a host of unique entrepreneurial ideas.

HedNxt Startup Fest 2018 is a student-centric start-up fest, where KrazyBee & WPS have joined hands to encourage the entrepreneurial aspirations of college-going students. HedNxt, conceived as India’s first student-centric Startup Fest, is an initiative by KrazyBee, which is India’s leading E-commerce platform and first Online Instalment Store for students. HedNxt is sponsored by Mi-Incubator and Kingsoft (WPS) who are KrazyBee’s Program and Technology Partners, while Welike is the official Media Partner of HedNxt.

Commenting on the event, Madhusudan E., Founder & CEO of KrazyBee, said, “At HedNxt 2018, participating college students are given a chance to pitch their business ideas to mentors and VCs and raise funds for their start-up. I am delighted that the fest has hosted so many student entrepreneurs, whose ideas have the potential to create a change for a better tomorrow.”

Addressing at the occasion, Danny Chen, Marketing Director of Overseas Business, said, “We are delighted to be a part of this initiative conducted by KrazyBee. During this fest, we have witnessed a great number of student participation and received positive feedback from the students. Even though WPS is still fresh in the Indian market, many students are aware of our cutting-edge products and services. We have approximately 18 million active users in India.”


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