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Nov 21, 2015 Hosted byHeadStart Network Foundation

Headstart Network Foundation┬áhas partnered with 1776 – a global incubator, to organize the Challenge Cup 2016 in Mumbai on 21st November 2015.




Headstart Network Foundation ( has partnered with 1776 – a global incubator (, to organize the Challenge Cup 2016 in Mumbai on 21st November 2015. The 1776 Challenge Cup is a worldwide tournament for the most promising, world-changing startups to win cash prizes, make international connections and share their vision on a global stage (

Apply to Compete:

** Please select Mumbai, India

Application Deadline: 7th November, 2015

Opportunity to win:

$ 10,000 USD Google Credits for Top 3 Local Winners

$175,000 USD in cash and over $1,000,000 USD in potential investment

On the event day:

Each competing startup will present a 2-minute pitch of their business and then judges will have 1 minute of Q&A for each startup.

3 winning startups will receive $10,000 Google Credits from Google Cloud Platform


Zone Startups India

BSE Building, 18th Floor,Dalal Street,Mumbai 400001

Local Judges:

Ajeet khurana

Aditya Mishra

Ajay Ramasubramaniam

Shubhankar Bhattacharya


Romil Shah –

Rahul Shah –



  • 11/20/15 1:00 pm -11/20/15 1:30 pm Registrations
  • 11/20/15 1:30 pm -11/20/15 2:00 pm Introductions
  • 11/20/15 2:00 pm -11/20/15 4:00 pm 2 Minute Pitches followed by 1 Minute Q&A with the Judges
  • 11/20/15 4:00 pm -11/20/15 5:00 pm Judge Deliberation and Networking
  • 11/20/15 5:00 pm -11/20/15 5:30 pm Announcement of Results and conclusion of the Competition

Competing Startups

For a first time host of the 1776 Challenge Cup Local round in Mumbai, there were a whopping 102 applications. From those 102 application, we have shortlisted the following 20 startups who will be competing to go to the Regional round in Singapore

Sponsors, Media Partners & Outreach Partners

Technology Partner & Sponsor : Google Cloud Platform

Strategic and Venue Partner: Zone India Startups

Media Partners :,, The Techportal

Outreach Partners: GDG, GBG , The Rodinhoods, SED, 91springboard, I3N