The key program highlights include:
1. Bootcamps/workshops that help entrepreneurs to learn and use tools and methodologies for business & financial planning2. Personal leadership development and team development3. Refining business model and support scaling for impact4. IIIT-H's technology expertise, lab facilities and talent pool
In addition, depending on the readiness of startups, they could participate in demo-days and also potentially get seed funding. Startup founders can build and expand their network, meet experienced mentors, investors and learn from peers.
Who can apply?
Best suited applicants:
* Be India-based* Age of founder (s) should be >18 years at the time of application* The startups should be for-profit* Completed customer research in addition to any secondary research on their idea and have developed a prototype of their product/solution* The startup should be a tech-based social enterprise that is solving social or environmental challenges in India, helping the country move towards achieving sustainable development goals:a. Technology should be an integral aspect of the start-upb. The startup should work towards benefiting people at the bottom of the pyramid or the larger community and/or making a positive impact on the environment.
You can learn more about the program at www.aic-iith.org