Competing with over 600 startups in a 3 months rigorous program, ScoutMyTrip won the topmost start-up award by the jurors from the investment community.
ScoutMytrip is a tech-led online platform for road trip planning that facilitates and helps travelers get organized and share their trips with a larger community of road trippers. These trips are customized by their network of local travel experts called scouts to get the user to experience the regional flavor of the place that they travel to.
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Speaking on this win, Deepak Ananth, CEO, and Co-Founder, ScoutMyTrip said, “It feels great to be acknowledged by the investor community of jurors as the winner of Conquest 2019. A big thank you to the jury, organizers- the entire team at BITS Pilani, our amazing team and our customers – whose faith in our product and what we are building has got us this recognition. It’s been an amazing experience and we look forward to continuing on our path of enabling smoother road trips for everyone with the great connects we have made here.”
They have facilitated over 5000 trips and have user-curated and aggregated a list of over 20,000 places of interest. Showcasing this offering of making road trips easy and fun again, ScoutMyTrip participated and won Conquest 2019 by BITS Pilani, which is one of India’s topmost startup accelerator platform which helps the best founders build great businesses and raise money.
Vineet Rajan, Co-Founder, and CMO, ScoutMyTrip adds, “ The exposure that we got over the last 3 months has been incredible! Industry experts connect with potential partners and introduction to major investors were all facilitated by the team at BITS Pilani. We wish to thank them wholeheartedly for this opportunity. We will take this opportunity and award to accelerate our momentum.”
The program includes online mentoring to the 11 most exciting startups from across the country over 6 weeks, connecting them with field experts. Following this, the startups undergo a 10-day mentorship program in Bangalore, learning from people who have built great companies themselves and networking with India’s biggest investors. The program ends with the Grand Finale where these startups pitch before India’s biggest investment firms and media houses.