ApiX-Drive is the winner of the 146th Startup Battle!
10 preselected startups were presented at the Battle.
The Judges of the 146th Battle of Startups, Kyiv included:
The Startup Battle was started with Panel Discussion. Skilled Kate Shcheglova-Goldfinch, Future magazine publisher, Head of The Fintech Times EU (London) became the Moderator of the Panel Discussion at the 146th Startup Battle.
This time our Speakers answered to the questions of the following topic “How to structure your startup to get investors excited”. The Speakers observed the questions about key facts what force investors to invest in startups as well as common errors what can grave startup. What is more, our Guests and Entrepreneurs had an opportunity to listen to a couple of advice and admonition from each of our Speakers.
Startup.Network is grateful to Vadim Rogovsky for help in selecting Startups and participating in Mentor Day.
The voting results are as follows:
The leader in the number of votes received was the ApiX-Drive project with 4.15 points.
ApiX-Drive - Online Constructor Integration of different services among themselves.
Second place: WATCHED, Marketing Research Platform for Video Analysis, with 4.00 points
The third place became a platform for reading and speed reading workouts - Readlax from 3.92.
Fourth place: Gillsoft Technology - 3.73.
Fifth place: Hypermarket of spare parts for household appliances No. 1 - 3.09.
Sixth place: ROTheM- 2.92.
Seventh place: WIFI FOR TAXI - 2.58.
Eighth place: Tornado - 2.18.
Ninth place: Fuel Spirit - 1.85.
Tenth place: Aurux - 1.55.
Forms of all presented startups can be viewed on the event page:
We express special gratitude to our partners for providing valuable prizes and support for start-up startups:
GreenWeb - Marketing Agency, is engaged in the creation of websites, SEO-promotion and contextual advertising.
Head of GreenWeb agency, marketing guru - Vladimir Gurinenko presented 4 certificates for agency services:
1st place, ApiX-Drive - certificate 4000 UAH;
2,3 places, WATCHED and Readlax - certificates for 1000 UAH;
To GreenWeb's favorite startup, Tornado - certificate 4000 UAH.
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After participating in the Startup Battle, which was held by Startup.Network in the Silicon Valley, we gained tremendous amount of experience on how to build the startup and attract investments. Especially it was very cool to talk with MS. He gave us a lot of advice. If it were no it for this event, we would not be able to get such advice. Then we actively worked on searching for investors which we did. We began due diligence but we realised that we did not want to take any investments on the early stage. Again, useful advice from Mike Sandler, his criticism to be precise, helped us to find the way. At this point, we have several investors from among the surgeons, but for now, we are managing on our own.
Now we have an MVP that is not just a set of tools but a surgical robot. The manufacturing of the primary product is taking place in Taiwan. At this point, it is on the stage of being certified.
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We took part in several Startup Battles, organised by Startup.Network, in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Minsk, Almaty, Kharkov and attended Startup Battle in San Francisco.
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