Proxgy emerges Champion at African Continent’s largest tech &start-up event, Gitex Africa 2023

Recognised for its Cutting-Edge Solutions during the event held in Morocco

Receives cash award of USD 50,000.

New Delhi, 12 June 2023: Proxgy, the innovative and leading technology startup from India, has won the coveted SuperNova Championship at Gitex Africa 2023, the largest tech and startup event in the African Continent. Gitex Africa 2023 witnessed the participation of over 700 startups from across the world.

Proxgy, the Everywhere-as-a-Service aggregation platform outperformed global competition to secure the top position and received a cash award of USD 50,000. Proxgy’s remarkable achievement and innovative solutions caught the attention of the esteemed judging panel, which included renowned industry experts and influencers.

Pulkit Ahuja, Founder & CEO, Proxgy said “We are extremely excited and grateful to have won the SuperNova Championship. We are the first Indian company to ever win this competition and this is a testament to our entire team’s hard work, dedication, and innovative mindset. Such recognitions motivate us to keep pushing boundaries and revolutionizing the tech industry for the blue-collar workers”.

The finals of the SuperNova Challenge took place on the 10X stage in Marrakech, with a judging panel comprising accomplished industry experts from across the globe, including Dorothy S. McAuliffe, Special Representative of the Office of Global Partnerships, US Department of State, USA; Yuan-Ting Meng, Investor & Africa Tech Columnist, DigiTimes, Taiwan; Alicia Levine, Chief Operating Officer, Chipper Cash, UK; Jonathan Coury, US Attorney & Investor, Ghani Consulting, USA; Petra Wolkenstein, General Partner Africa Fund, Startup Wise Guys, Austria; and Sheel Mohnot, Co-Founder and GP, Better Tomorrow Ventures, USA.

Proxgy’s innovative products include ‘Lockator’- Smart locks for industrial containers, trucks, and equipment, ‘Sleefe’ – Slide to convert any Cap into a Smart Cap, and ‘SmartHat’ – Smartest Safety Helmet – all designed to enhance worker safety, communication and collaboration. These solutions come equipped with features such as real-time tracking, environment processing, 360-degree live video communication, gas leakage detector, and more.

Proxgy was one of highest funded companies in Shark Tank India (2022) bagging an investment of Rs 1 crore from former BharatPe MD Ashneer Grover and Lenskart founder Peyush Bansal in a pre-seed round. The company currently has six proprietary products and has received over 25 patents in India for its various solutions solving everyday problems for blue-collar workers.

Proxgy is currently in the process of closing its seed round at a $16 million valuation.

Gitex Africa 2023 brought together 900 exhibiting tech companies and startups, 30+ government delegations, 250+ global investors, 250 international speakers, and tens of thousands of tech executives from over 100 countries. The event was a significant platform for showcasing Africa’s achievements and opportunities, as well as strategically integrating the continent into the global tech ecosystem.

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