Reza Ismail from Rofarez Solutions at rehearsals. How will he fare today?
This first of many ‘live’ pitching sessions features the ten winners of the DEMO Asia 2012 Alpha Pitch Scholarship Startups, sponsored by Microsoft BizSpark in conjunction with Startup Weekend and Founder Institute.
They are: Audio Scribe, Agate Studio, HobbyMash, GIO Software, StyleRocks, Tapit Media, Rofarez Solutions, Coworkify, Docubuzz, and Appota.com Read more
TranscribeMe's Alexei giving his presentation.
The first startup to pitch at DEMO Asia 2012 turned out to be among the most promising ones. TranscribeMe is a mobile app by New Zealand startup Audio Scribe that promises to transcribe audio recordings within a day.
While the idea isn’t new, what sets TranscribeMe apart from its competitors is that it crowdsources for transcribers from around the world, and charges a much cheaper rate, under half of the nearest competitor.
The founder, Alexei Dunayev, gave a confident, succinct pitch and declared that transcripts of the DEMO Asia conference will be made available to all. The app, which will be free to download, is currently in closed beta. They’ll open it to the public in the middle of the year. Read more