First Edition of HedNxt Startup Fest held in Bengaluru

Members of the winning team were awarded Rs. 3 Lakhs each for their projects


BENGALURU: KrazyBee, India’s largest micro-lending platform, plans to provide an enabling platform for college students to embark on their entrepreneurial journey with the HedNxt Startup Fest 2018.

Students from Reva University- Bengaluru, IIT- Madras, and Sinhgad Institutes- Pune, emerged as winners at the Finale of the 1st Edition of the HedNxt Startup Fest 2018 conducted by KrazyBee. The winners were awarded Rs. 3 Lakhs each for their projects. The event witnessed participation from 80 colleges across India, bringing out a host of unique entrepreneurial ideas.

HedNxt Startup Fest 2018 is a student-centric start-up fest, where KrazyBee & WPS have joined hands to encourage the entrepreneurial aspirations of college-going students.

HedNxt, conceived as India’s first student-centric Startup Fest, is an initiative by KrazyBee, which is India’s leading E-commerce platform and first Online Instalment Store for students. HedNxt is sponsored by Mi-Incubator and Kingsoft (WPS) who are KrazyBee’s Program and Technology Partners, while Welike is the official Media Partner of HedNxt.

Pranoti Datta Giram, a student from Reva University- Bengaluru, commented, “This has been a great experience for me as opportunities like these are very rare. KrazyBee and WPS have given a perfect platform for students to showcase their ideas and move forward. With their support, I can pursue my Biometric Blood typing device, where individuals will be able to check their blood group without taking blood tests.”

Taran, a student from IIT- Madras commented, “I would like to thank KrazyBee and WPS for giving us such a wonderful experience. It is with their support that we have launched Melvano, a study oriented social learning networking platform for those students who are preparing for their engineering entrance exam. Using this platform, students/candidates can interact with other students and exchange ideas and knowledge.”

Abhishek, a student from Sinhgad Institutes- Pune, commented, “I can gain a lot of experience and confidence with the right support and guidance from KrazyBee and WPS. We have started Vlogworks, a marketing agency through which we want to establish a connection between companies and individual influencers. Vlogworks functions to promote brands for various companies by connecting them to the right influencers. ”

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