Digital tokenization of products & physical asset NFTs platform among top applicants selected for Newchip’s exclusive accelerator
NEWPORT BEACH, CA, January 31, 2023 — Qliktag, a solution for enabling creators, brands & manufacturers to create a new generation of digitally augmented physical products using unclonable printed electronic NFC chips, was accepted into Newchip’s renowned global accelerator program. Designed to provide all the skills and tools seed-stage founders need to rapidly fund, build and scale their companies, past accelerator cohorts averaged more than 17.5 times the average funding amount. The equity-free, fully digital accelerator has helped over 1,500 founders from more than 50 countries and 250 cities raise over $450 million in funding with an estimated portfolio of over $9 billion.
“Newchip evaluates a vast and diverse number of seed-stage companies from around the globe, selecting only a small percentage to be part of our Seed Accelerator program,” says Armando Vera Carvajal, Vice President of Product at Newchip. “This careful vetting process of both the business model and founder makes us an ideal partner for venture capital investors and other key stakeholders in early-stage startup financings who are looking for promising startups that are beginning to generate traction and revenue. Technology companies like Qliktag Software Inc. can scale quickly with proper funding and guidance. We are excited for Qliktag and believe they will be well positioned to take advantage of our fast-expanding global ecosystem at Newchip.”
Launched in 2012, Qliktag Software Inc. is on a mission to bridge the gap between brands, buyers, physical products & the digital world. Since launching the company has evolved its software platform & technology and worked with customers across the world including multi-billion dollar global enterprises. With the rapid growth in digital transformation of products, NFTs, Web3 and the opportunities that lie in the intersection of physical products or assets and the digital world, Qliktag is seeking to capitalize on its years of experience within this emerging and exciting space.
“Being part of the Newchip Accelerator, we are looking forward to raising capital to build out sales, marketing, onboard new customers faster and focus new software R&D efforts where we’re seeing an increasing interest in our solution says Dilip Daswani, Founder & CEO of Qliktag Software. “In the recent months we’ve seen an unprecedented increase in creators and brands looking to use our solution and platform to digitally augment their products, innovate to address a digitally savvy consumer base and increase the value of their products with Qliktag. Securing investment at this stage would mean being able to move quicker to increase our sales & marketing efforts, get in early to capture a significant share of this of this very large and rapidly growing new market.” adds Neil Sequeira, Cofounder & Director or Product & Marketing at Qliktag.
About Qliktag Software
Qliktag Software Inc. is an innovator of software solutions that bridges the gap between brands, buyers, physical products & and an increasingly digitally driven world. Headquartered in Newport Beach, California, Qliktag enables creators, artists, brands & manufacturers a complete technology solution to create a new generation of digitally augmented physical products using tokenisation and unclonable, verifiable printed electronic NFC tags applied on or embedded into the products. Founded in 2012, Qliktag has worked with individual creators to large multi-national enterprises across the globe and brings decades of leadership, technology expertise, enterprise experience and attentive customer-centric approach to all aspects of the business. To learn more, visit https://www.qliktag.com
Newchip is an online, global startup accelerator led by a world-class team of entrepreneurs and investors. It was designed to provide founders with the tools needed to rapidly fund, build, and scale. Since its inception in 2019, the equity-free, remote accelerator has enabled over 1,500 startups from 50+ countries to raise over $450 million in funding with an estimated $9B portfolio. It has three distinct six-month accelerator programs based on company stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, and Series A. Its vast network of global investors, strategic partners, and mentors guide companies from team building and prototype development to securing high-profile VC investment, corporate partnerships, and everything in-between. To learn more, visit https://launch.newchip.com/.