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dtac accelerate startups won 5 awards at Techsauce Summit 2016

July 28, 2016  dtac accelerate startups won 5 awards from the startup stage pitching competition at Techsauce Summit 2016, a technology conference held as a platform to provide Thai startups with valuable content from overseas experts. Startups from the dtac accelerate family won awards from the following 3 pitching contests.
1. The winner of Early Stage Pitching is Freshket, a fresh product marketplace for restaurants.
2. The winner of Growth Stage Pitching is GixTix, an e-marketplace for transportation and logistics services with end-to-end shipping services.
3. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of Women Entrepreneurs Competition are LenNam (a water monitoring device for modern farm owners who want to reduce the risk from uncertain water quality and improve productivity), Freshket, and Skootar (a messenger service delivering documents, invoices, and collecting cheques) respectively.
     Mr. Sompoat Chansomboon, Director of Business Innovation & dtac accelerate, said, “All the startup award winners offer solutions to business problems and improve the everyday life of the Thai people and society. There are currently 22 startups in the dtac accelerate family, with a total worth of 1,250 million Baht and growing. The overall startup industry in Thailand has a great growth potential, especially when global investors have started to invest heavily in Southeast Asia. A big thank to Techsauce crew for organizing this conference to boost the readiness of Thai startups and SMEs entering the world stage. The summit, joined by a group of local and international investors, helped attract more foreign investment to the Thai startup industry. The summit gathered entrepreneurs, investors, and government agencies who provided knowledge and relevant insights to the attendees to help develop their business and identify growth opportunity.”