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Wisestep winner of Hyd start-up challenge

Selection was done through a process of presentations by reps of the start-up companies before audience and jury

BS Reporter  |  Hyderabad 

Wisestep, a social media enabled hiring and job referral platform, was announced the winner of the 2013 city final held at in Hyderabad on Saturday.

MilkorWater, an aggregater of stock analysis with a an objective to provide unbiased insights to small investors, and the Tekwroksinfo Solutions Private Limited , a media solutions provider, were selected as the first and the second runners-up, according to a press release issued by the company.

The winner of this round will participate in the national finals to be held later in Bangalore.

The selection was done through a process of presentations by the representatives of the start-up before the audience and the jury. About 10 were given a chance to compete for the finals.

The idea of behind the BizSpark is to fast-track the success of young start-ups with software, support and visibility. It had so far helped more than 2,725 Indian by providing basic support, including technical training among other things, according to the company.

"The BizSpark India start-up challenge has continued to grow over the past three years to support fresh ideas and provide world-class technological support, enabling to have a better chance of business success,"Rajinish Menon, director-Independent Software Vendor & Cloud Strategy, of Microsoft Corporation India Limited said in a statement.

First Published: Sat, May 25 2013. 18:45 IST