India, 15 December 2022: Simpl, India’s foremost 1-tap checkout network, today announced that it is the Powered By Sponsor for the 26th edition of the prestigious Techfest 2022-23, IIT-Bombay’s annual science and technology fest. The engagement is an opportunity to explore newer technological innovation and cross-learn as India continues to lead the way in fintech transformation. Techfest, Asia’s largest science and technology festival, will be held from December 16-18 at the IIT Bombay Campus
Started in 1998, Techfest aims to provide a platform for the Indian student community to develop and showcase their technical prowess. The event will be graced by Khanaz KA, Vice President of Product, Simpl, Vivek Pandey, Vice President – Engineering at Simpl, Sheekha Verma, Senior Director-Data Science, Simpl and other industry leaders from various sectors, exchanging possibilities of further innovation in various topics including Blockchain and Fintech during the Data Science workshops at the fest.
“We have been at the forefront of tech innovation in several fields, and in particular leading the conversation at the global level on all things digital. And IIT-B students have been one of the front-runners in innovation and furthering technology advancement in varied fields such as robotics, data science, and different branches of engineering. Simpl is thrilled to come on board as the Powered By Sponsor for this prestigious event, and we hope to collaborate with the young minds of IIT Bombay to spearhead more innovation in specialised areas,” said Nitya Sharma, CEO & Co-Founder, Simpl.
Simpl is India’s leading 1-tap checkout network and considered one of the pioneers in the fintech revolution in India, much as IIT Bombay is known for its technology innovation and social initiatives. Under the patronage of UNESCO, UNICEF, Make in India, and Digital India, Techfest is well established with a footfall of over 175,000+, an online presence of over 5 million with outreach across 2500+ Indian and 500+ International Universities.