WhatsApp India just gave $50,000 each to these 5 Indian startups

Your Story - 18th June 2019

These five startups were selected by WhatsApp India from close to 2,000 entries evaluated for innovative thinking scale of impact, and the ability to solve real problems faced by Indians. WhatsApp India on Tuesday handed cheques for $50,000 each to the five winners of a grand startup challenge it had organised with Startup India, the government's flagship initiative. The five startups were selected from 10 firms that had been shortlisted to pitch to a jury of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs on Tuesday. These were selected based on their ability to solve real problems faced by Indians using technology and innovative thinking.


This Bengaluru-based startup has made it easier for people to do their bit for the environment. It has created a smart energy device that monitors and analyses energy consumption of multiple devices, and helps reduce energy spends.

For more information on this press article, visit https://yourstory.com/2019/06/whatsapp-india-startup-challenge-abhijit-bose

About MinionLabs

MinionLabs is the World Leader in Energy Efficiency for Cities, Businesses, and Consumers for the Internet of Things. Our Artificial Intelligence-based products, systems, and services enable our users to be energy efficient, reduce carbon footprint, prevent climate change and make people’s lives safer and comfortable, and businesses more productive and cities more livable in a sustainable way. Visit us at www.minionlabs.tech