BENGALURU, November 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Evaluated by a Jury comprising some of India's most respected entrepreneurs and investors including Ashok Soota of Happiest Minds, Amit Patni of RAAY Global Investments and K. Ganesh of Portea Medical, the 2016 Startup50 List features some of the best companies from across diverse sectors such as Enterprise Tech, Consumer Tech, Consumer Brand, Healthcare & Social Impact. The entrepreneurs at the helm of all these 50 companies have built wonderful businesses with long-term potential, robust financials and solid VC-backing. On the eve of The Smart CEO Startup50 Conference & Awards 2016, held at Taj West End, Bengaluru, the founders and first employees of 50 of India's most successful startups joined their peers in becoming a part of The Smart CEO Startup50 List of 2016 . Each of these 50 startups, spanning across diverse sectors and unique business models, was shortlisted from a pool of 450 nominations and evaluated by a top-notch Jury comprising Ashok Soota, Chairman, Happiest Minds Technologies, Amit Patni, Co-Founder & Chairman, Nirvana Venture Partners, Ganapthy Venugopal, Co-Founder & CEO of Axilor Ventures, Krishnan Ganesh, Partner at Growth Story, Shubhankar Bhattacharya, Venture Partner at Kae Capital and Naganand Doraswamy, the Managing Director & CEO of Ideaspring Capital. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161104/436212 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161104/436211LOGO ) While enterprise tech startups such as ReConnect Energy, Flutura Technologies, Indix and Capital Float bagged the most awards, it was closely followed by companies in the Consumer Tech and Consumer Brand segment earning recognition for their works.