AUD Centre for Incubation, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (ACIIE), Startup Oasis, CIIE & Villgro join hands to accelerate the social impact start-ups for the states of Delhi, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, under their lean one month ‘Social Accelerator’ programme. This cohort based Social Accelerator is going to be run from the 3 cities of Jaipur, Delhi & Bhopal. Programme predominantly offers capacity building workshops, access to networks, exposure to mentors and domain-experts, peer-learning platform, continuous monitoring and investment support.
Who Should Apply?
Start-ups working in social-impact domain, like but not limited to Agriculture, Skills and Livelihood, Health, Sustainability, Education, Micro Entrepreneurship, Animal Husbandry, Energy and Water.
Start-ups registered in or having operations in Delhi OR Start-ups registered in Rajasthan / Madhya Pradesh or having or planning to begin operations in either or both of these two states.
Early stage start-ups with some customer traction/ validation and revenue generation.
Start-ups having direct impact on the Bottom of Pyramid segment and with full-time team.
What does the program offer?
Over and above the regular accelerator programme, start-ups have the following opportunities to avail –
Hands on Support
4 weeks of training from ACIIE and Startup Oasis
Intensive Pitch practice to get it just right
Access to angel investors and mentors
An opportunity to get your business funded
For start-ups registered in or having operations in Delhi: Selected start-ups get an opportunity to get a grant of up to INR 10 lakhs from ACIIE.
For start-ups registered in or having or planning to begin operations in Rajasthan / Madhya Pradesh: Selected start-ups get an opportunity to pitch for an investment of up to INR 25 lakhs and a 12 months incubation support under Innovative Ventures and Technologies for Development (INVENT) programme.
Applications closing on 31st May 2018