Best HR Startup


Best HR Startup

8th HR Showcase - A platform for Start-ups in the HR Space to showcase the most innovative and impactful product and/or solutions. Apply now to win the "Best HR Startup Award".


  • Nominate your Startup.
  • You can submit multiple start up initiatives. There is no limit on the number of applications.
  • Submit your application on or before 4th November 2019.
  • Shortlisted start-ups will undergo a preliminary round evaluation on 9th November at We School, Electronic City, Bangalore
  • For outstation applicants, the evaluation will be done on digital platforms
  • The selected entries from the Preliminary round will be invited to showcase their Startup on 6th & 7th December at The Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru
    • It is going to be a Tradeshow /Expo style format
    • Each selected entry will be provided a 3m x 2m stall to exhibit the product
    • The organisation can setup the stall as per their choice
    • Panel of Experts(CHRO's/Head HR's/CEO's/VC's) will evaluate the Best HR Startup & choose the Winners
    • The winners will be announced in the afternoon of 7th December

Evaluation Criteria

  • Is it a disruptively new idea (innovation) in the HR domain or a me-too product/service
  • Is it scalable
  • Is there a definitive revenue/business model around the organisation
  • Impact of the idea/organisation on HR
  • Impact of the idea/organisation on Business
  • Has it been tested/implemented - if so what has been the feedback of customers

Entry Fee

  • Submission of entry is Free
  • On getting selected to showcase at the finals – there is a fee of Rs 25,000 + GST per application

Awards – 2 Winners

  • One – Winner(Rs 1 lacs worth prize).
  • One – 1st Runner up(Rs 75K worth prize).

For more details

Balaji Subbaraman -

Praveen Voona -