Swati Chaturvedi, CEO and Co-Founder of Propel(x), Wins World Technology Award, Finance Category

World Technology Network Recognizes Companies and Individuals for Innovative Work with the Greatest Significance and Long Term Impact

SAN FRANCISCO--Propel(x), the online angel investment platform that helps investors source, evaluate, and fund pioneering science and technology startups, announced Swati Chaturvedi, the company's CEO and Co-Founder has been presented the 2016 World Technology Award in the "Finance" category.

"It's heartening to see that our mission of advancing the efforts of deep technology startups is being recognized. We are committed to connecting and encouraging angel investments in deep science and technology startups with the greatest potential to impact society."

The 2016 World Technology Awards winners are some of the most influential and impactful innovators in science and technology related fields from around the world and are identified through a peer-elected process.

"I am greatly honored to be recognized by The World Technology Network and thank my peers," said Swati Chaturvedi, CEO and Co-Founder of Propel(x). "It's heartening to see that our mission of advancing the efforts of deep technology startups is being recognized. We are committed to connecting and encouraging angel investments in deep science and technology startups with the greatest potential to impact society."

The WTN Finance award is given to those focused on the financing of emerging technologies whose support is having profound impact on emerging technologies. Previous winners of the WTN award in Finance include Ben Horowitz, co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz, Esther Dyson, CEO of EDventure Holdings, and Paul Graham, Jessica Livingston, Robert Morris, and Trevor Blackwell, Co-Founders of Y Combinator.

Financing the Future

Propel(x) was founded to help angel investors identify, understand and invest in breakthrough technologies in sectors including life sciences, computer sciences, energy & clean technology, new materials and space. Not only are investors who invest in science and technology companies financing some of the most innovative technologies, they are also investing in some of the most lucrative - deep technology companies account for the majority of the DJIA index today.

About Propel(x)

Propel(x) Inc. is an online investment platform that connects science and technology startups with angel investors in order to unleash huge innovations, grow great businesses, and have an impact on the way people live. Founded in 2013 by CEO, Swati Chaturvedi and Lisheng Wang, Propel(x) introduces its members to ground-breaking startups that are developing new forms of clean energy, life-saving drugs, new methods of space exploration, and innovative new materials amongst others. By facilitating private funding for startups based on scientific and technological breakthroughs, Propel(x) seeks to change the world and build the next generation of great companies. For more information, please visit: www.propelx.com.

About the World Technology Network

The WTN is a curated membership community comprised of the world's most innovative individuals and organizations in science, technology, and related fields. The WTN and its members - those creating the 21st century -- are focused on exploring what is imminent, possible, and important in and around emerging technologies.

The WTN brings key players together - from the most cutting-edge technologists to the most forward-thinking financiers, from the most conceptual futurists to the most grounded entrepreneurs, from the most insightful science writers to the most savvy marketers, from the most big-picture government officials to the most focused policy analysts, and from the world's leading corporations to the world's newest start-ups -- helping to make things happen sooner and better than they might have.

The WTN exists to "encourage serendipity" -- the happy accidents of colliding ideas and new relationships that cause the biggest breakthroughs for individuals and institutions. The WTN works to accomplish its mission through global and regional events for its members (and others) to help make connections among them, and to examine the likely implications and possible applications of emerging technologies.

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