An exciting, action-packed, 14 weeks virtual acceleration program to support early-stage Startups to get investor ready and help them pitch to various funding sources to raise external funding of INR 1Crore and above. The program will enable early-stage startups to improve their business strategy, organization and performance to be successful in attracting seed capital. The program will help startups to:
Early-stage startups fulfilling the below criteria can apply for the program:
Applications are invited on an ongoing basis. Cohort would be launched as we reach a batch size of 20 startups
The program provides 360° support to the startups and an inclusive experience covering different aspects of the entrepreneurial journey to increase their chances of funding success.
Support early stage Startups through a structured program by building a compelling Value Prop & offerings, sustainable & scalable Business Model, focusing/scaling Sales, Revenues, Customers & Team, building network, strengthening brand visibility, and taking the final lap to get ready to pitch to early-stage Investors/Funding programs.
The program commences with a venture baselining and goal-setting exercise, which aims to identify the key areas of focus during this 14-week intervention. This exercise sets the pace for the interventions, and there is a concerted effort from the startup and Wadhwani Foundation to reach the goal–post, i.e. investor funding; most efficiently.