While there were over 2,000 applicants for the opportunity, 40 of the most groundbreaking, innovative companies from around the world were finalised to pitch on Demo Day. Other eminent participants in the FinTech track included Birch, Cape Analytics, CNote, Crowdstreet, Kavout, Kin Insurance, NuCypher, Rentalutions, and Starling.
A few interesting points:
- Vymo was the only company based outside of US / Europe among participants.
- Participating Fintech companies have raised over $100M in funding.
- VC backers for the companies include Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures, and 500 Startups, among others.
- The judges included heads of companies such as AIG, Bose, Cisco, Fidelity, & Toyota AI among others.
Here’s Vymo CEO, Yamini Bhat, on winning Demo Day:
“This win is a validation of the real impact we have delivered for our banking and insurance clients, where Vymo has helped drive up productivity and key metrics on conversion percentage, TATs, engagement, etc. by over 30% within 2 quarters. Caps a fantastic year, where we have grown by over 100%!”
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