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Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences (BITS) Pilani today announced the 10 finalist for its International Startup Challenge, Conquest.

In its tenth year, Conquest startup challenge has partnered with DCB Bank and Accel Partners under which startups registered themselves by filling up an online form in the month of May. The Challenge received over 1400 registrations this year.

Based on the responses filled, top 50 startups were shortlisted to attend the networking sessions in three major cities in the country, New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. Mentors from various firms like CupoNation, Practo and Bessemer Capital were on the guest list. In addition to the incubation, mentoring and IP filing, the mentors also advised them on fundraising, revenue model, hiring, branding & marketing, upscaling and technology.

After series of evaluation, 10 finalists have been chosen for the grande final to be held in 6th September at Delhi. Here’re those 10 finalist startups:

  1. CareerAnna, Bangalore –

    A ecommerce portal offering niche and personalized exam preparation and Career Development Products in UPSC, Banking, MBA and CLAT.

  2. DoctorsNow, Johnston, US –

    DoctorsNow provides exceptional care for non-life threatening illnesses and injuries.

  3. Frapp, Mumbai –

    Frapp is a mobile and web based platform that connects the student community with brands. Frapp provides a relevant platform for brands to target a mobile audience, build and leverage brand loyalty. Frapp organizes the close-knit student community and provides them access to deals, discounts and offers from their favorite brands across the city.

  4. Gamezop, Delhi –

    A social network for casual games which chooses the best games for you and lets you play new games each week without downloading them.

  5. Gympp, Pune-

    Gympp is a Gym Discovery and review portal which allows you to search for nearby Gyms, Fitness Clubs, Sports and Yoga Centres with required amenities. Users can scan the reviews and various ratings of your nearby Gyms to make sure it has all the stats you’ll need for a comfortable workout. With Gymp you may even get a free one day pass and choose your next fitness destination.

  6. Longman Suntech, Mumbai –

    A startup promoted by Engineering graduates from BITS Pilamni, Longman Subtech sells green power from onsite rooftop solar power plants funded by third party investors at tariffs lower than the grid.

  7. Swagene, Chennai-

    Swagene is a knowledge laboratory that offers genetic diagnostics for healthcare treatment outcomes. We may all have 99.9% identical genes, but the 0.1% difference makes you unique. Swagene is the knowledge laboratory that helps you discover this uniqueness and use it for a healthier life.

  8. Travanz, Gurgaon –

    Essentially an automation framework for travel industry, Travanz is a cloud based application framework that brings together crucial applications, needed by the travel industry on a single platform.

  9. ShopElect, Mumbai-

    ShopElect is a marketplace for industrial electrical and engineering.

  10. TruckSuvidha, Yammuna Nagar, Rajasthan

    – TruckSuvidha is an online marketplace for transporters, truck drivers, packers & movers and Industrialist. Read our review of Trucksuvidha

The above ten will share the stage in New Delhi on September 6th, along with VCs and potential investors.

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