New Delhi 10 October 2016: Leading investment fundVenture Catalyst Delhi organised its first Pitch Day in Delhi at PHD Chamber of Commerce. The Pitch Day kicked off on 7th October, 2016 the idea of the Pitch Day was to bring together start-ups and the investors community on the same podium. Around 100 participants attended the Pitch session which includes more than 60 Angel Investors and Funds, such as Matrix Partners, Orios Ventures, Yournest, SAR Group, Growx Ventures, Advantage funds etc. The 6 handpicked start-ups who participated in the pitch were Supr daily, Go-mechanic, Siftr, Rappio, App say and University living.
Mr. Sameer Rastogi, Chief Advisor, Venture Catalyst Delhi Chapter who is also the founder of international law firm 'India Juris' said “The Pitch Day unites the concept of Investor funding with the current fund demands of start ups. Pitch day organised by us bridged this gap as the leading investment funds, Angel Investors and Start-ups were brought together."
“Considering start-ups which are already doing well in the market , Pitch Day offered them an opportunity and many start-ups across to showcase their innovative ideas and business skills. Sessions like this helps start ups to socialize, gain valuable face time, and most importantly helps them to lure the investor community” he added
The startup participated today in pitch day are working on education, food and daily essentials, automobile solutions and technology and fields. Most of them have appeared today for their second round of funding.
Venture Catalyst has helped many start ups starting with Mumbai and now has its foot prints across many states. It has lubricated the network for start ups and helped investors in selecting the right opportunity which in turn assisted various start ups with their expansions and business development. Today venture catalysts have created its own niche as the pioneer in facilitating India’s first Seed Investment & Innovation Platform.