250+ startups and 100+ aspiring startups attended from across the country and beyond borders – making Smashup 1.0 the largest startup focused un-conference by TiE in India.
60% of the attending startups rated the un-conference as ‘superb’
38 the total number entrepreneurs and students who volunteered to make this happen
At least 12 startups received an intent to invest/serious interest from 2 investors each.
9 startups are at different stages of raising finances – as a result of their participation at Smashup.
8 early stage investors speed dated 40 short listed startups from various domains. 100+ startups had applied for the same.
6 startups hooked up to co-founders or senior team members – as part of unique talent hunt
6 out of 8 Investors attending the speed dating ranked the event as excellent.
2 – The average number of startups pursued by each investor post smashup.
1 of the smasher award winners received multiple term sheets
1 out of 300 people wore a jacket/suit at Smashup
The Smashers said: