Mettl, a leading skill-based assessment company, is the Winner of 2013 TiE50 “Top Startup” Award at TiEcon 2013, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. Mettl was amongst 50 winners at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley, USA, a company press release said.
TiEcon is the world's largest conference for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with loyal participation from top technology companies, leading venture capital firms, and global service providers. Its not-for-profit network provides a platform for mentoring, networking and education for technology entrepreneurs worldwide.
“We are really excited and honoured to be part of the 50 top startups of the world. It is a great collective achievement of our team and gives credence to the fact that simulator based skills assessments are here to stay and disrupt recruitment and training effectiveness globally,” said Ketan Kapoor, Co-founder & CEO of Mettl.
Speaking to a global audience at the awards ceremony during TiEcon 2013, the conference Chairman and President of TiE Silicon Valley, Mr. Venkatesh Shukla said that “the TiE50 program screened 1142 companies from 24 countries and 50 best-of-breed companies were announced winners.”
“Over the past four years, the TiE50 programme gained global acclaim attracting start-ups from all over the world. TiE50 as a brand has gained much recognition amongst the VC and Angel communities – particularly in the Silicon Valley. About 110 finalists and winners had successful exits” said Program Chair Ram K. Reddy. TiE50 is TiE Silicon Valley’s premier annual awards programme keenly contested by thousands of technology start-ups worldwide.
TiEcon 2013 attracted 3,700+ attendees from across the world -- including CEOs of established companies to first-time entrepreneurs creating new companies, to leading investment professionals and corporate executives. TiEcon was listed by Worth Magazine in their September 2011 issue to be among the 10 Best Conferences for Ideas and Entrepreneurship along with TED and the World Economic Forum. For more information on TiEcon, visit http://www.tiecon.org/.