CHENNAI: A gully cricket StartUp Premier League, among eight startups in Chennai, was conducted on Saturday to welcome their employees back to work and to ease the transition from ‘Work-from-home’ to return-to-office.
The league was won by fintech startup M2P Fintech, and SaaS startup SuperOps.ai emerged as the runner up.
The series was organised by boutique advisory firm QED Corporate Advisors and powered by Fego.AI, HSBC and Tether. It was held at Double Dribble located on the rooftop of Ampa Skywalk mall and the companies that participated in the event included Rocketlane, M2P Fintech, Superops.AI, Pipecandy, Everstage, Growfin, Guardian Link and IppoPay
A total of six players, led by the respective founder, represented their startups. The winner walked home with $25 NFT from World’s First NFT Cricket Game to be launched by Guardian Link and the runners up got $1 AWS credit. The winner trophy and prize cheque was given by Suresh Sambandam, founder of Kissflow, and Kumar Srivatsan, Founder of Fego.AI.
“We wanted to be a part of this whole transition process and as it is the IPL season, we came up with the idea of hosting a Startup Premier League. All the startups exhibited their cricketing skills and made the StartUp Premier League a huge success. We look forward to hosting more fun events in the near future,” Aravind S, founder, QED Corporate Advisors, said.