Kickstart is an initiative by Headstart Network foundation where startups pitch their ideas to a panel of judges who are active angel investors, venture capitalists or program managers with the country's leading incubators and accelerators. After inviting applications, the startups are shortlisted by Headstart. On the day of the event, the startups battle it out in a fiery pitch session in front of a jury. The day ends with networking and the announcement of the winners. Investors set up one on one meetings with startups they are interested in funding.
What we are looking for in the top startups:1. Does the startup solve a big problem in a big, fast growing market? 2. How good is the traction? 3. Does the team have the wherewithal to become a market leader? 4. Does the startup have a sustainable competitive advantage? 5. How is your idea influencing the society or making an impact in your target segment.
Date: 11 November, 2017Venue: To be announced to shortlisted startups (BLR)
Time it typically takes to fill the form: 20-30 mins Note: The information you provide will be safe and will be shared with the judges upon request only.