Mumbai, India – March 15, 2017 – Amidst a gathering of eminent CIOs, angel investors, industry stalwarts, VCs, and corporate heads, PGI (Payment Gateway of India) has been recognised with HOT 1OO: RACE TO GRACE 2017 Award, which champions innovation and enterprise.
This was the third edition of the Hot 100 Awards, which honour startups providing unique and disruptive technology solutions that work, deliver real benefits, are innovative and potentially address the market at large. This year saw a significant number of entries and the 23 jury member panel was hard pressed to select the winners whose creative use of technology made them stand out. Entries were received from a wide array of fields, from Cloud and Data Analytics to Healthcare, Education, Social Media, eCommerce, IoT, and BFSI, among others.
Winners of the HOT 1OO: RACE TO GRACE 2017 Awards were determined by public voting coupled with scores from an eminent pan-India jury panel. The panel comprised industry stalwarts—CIOs, Investors, Analysts, Commentators and Industry Leaders—who allocated scores and basis their expertise finalised the winners. Selection is made by evaluating the startup’s technological innovation, team strength, opportunity size, and product value proposition. The HOT 100 Awards are a celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit, and seek to recognise and reward India’s most dynamic enterprise-focused startup businesses. Having earned this validation and honour, startups have a platform through which they can introduce their company to the world.
HOT 1OO: RACE TO GRACE 2017 Awards were presented to 100 innovative startups.
“Through the Hot100 Awards we have curate the most validated, trustworthy and promising technology startups in the country,” said Anoop Mathur, Founder & President, Centre Of Recognition & Excellence. “This is done with the help of the CIO community, Angel Investors and the ICT Ecosystem Mentors. I’m very excited for the winners who demonstrated innovation and excellence, with outstanding achievements. I congratulate them on winning this elite tag.”
PGI is one of a kind, A one stop assisted fintech eco system bridging the gap between offline and online through tech based consolidation between PGI local touch point, end customer and merchant by addressing pain area of all stake holders, catering to the banked, unbanked population of India and Bharat. Our customers both banked and unbanked including wallets population of India and the rest of Bharat. With excellent feedback received, users are enthralled about PGI solving their problem in a coherent way, while certain feature additions will definitely be part of the solution. With 5 lac + micro merchants presence on boarded with 1000 merchants, actually makes a much more efficient system to impact mass numbers.
“The Hot100 awards provides a great showcase for start-ups in the tech sector and a great networking opportunity” said Parag Shah Founder & Director at Payment Gateway of India.
KPMG is the knowledge partner for HOT 100 2017.