About the Program

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) in collaboration with Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MEITY), Government of India, launches an accelerator program “MeitY-SAMRIDH – Deep-Tech Accelerator”. The program will offer mentoring and handholding for early revenue stage innovative Information & Communication Technology (ICT) enabled ventures, with the aim to take them to the next level as scalable and fundable enterprises. The program will provide the identified start-ups the opportunity of intensive mentoring and capacity building from the pool of experts focussed on creating a robust and fundable business model. The program will culminate with Demo-day/Investor Pitch where the teams will have to make presentation in front of panel of investors and other stakeholders.

Program Benefits

The entrepreneurs will be provided with multiple valuable benefits to fast track the growth of their ventures.

  • The program will be of 6 months duration
  • Upto 10 startups will be selected
  • Individualized need assessment (Diagnostics)
  • Tailormade 1:1 Mentoring Sessions
  • Customized Capacity Building Programs and Knowledge Sessions
  • Investment Readiness support
  • Pitching to the investors on Demo Day

 

Timeline

18th July, 2022
Registration Starts
Last Date for Applications
18th August, 2022
15th September, 2022
Announcement of Selected Candidates
Start date of Accelerator Program (Tentative)
15th October, 2022
15th March, 2023
End Date of Accelerator Program

Eligibility

  • The applicant should be a citizen of India
  • Innovative Information & Communication Technology (ICT) enabled ventures
  • Early Revenue Stage start-ups with scalable and sustainable business model

FAQs

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) in collaboration with Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MEITY), Government of India, launches an accelerator program “MeitY-SAMRIDH – Deep-Tech Accelerator”. The program will offer mentoring and handholding for early revenue stage innovative Information & Communication Technology (ICT) enabled ventures, with the aim to take them to the next level as scalable and fundable enterprises. The program will provide the identified start-ups the opportunity of intensive mentoring and capacity building from the pool of experts focussed on creating a robust and fundable business model. The program will culminate with Demo-day/Investor Pitch where the teams will have to make presentation in front of panel of investors and other stakeholders.

  • The applicant should be a citizen of India
  • Innovative Information & Communication Technology (ICT) ventures
  • Early Revenue Stage start-ups with scalable and sustainable business model

IIM Calcutta innovation Park (IIMCIP) is a non-profit company set up under the aegis of IIM Calcutta to promote entrepreneurship and innovation and established itself as a premier hub of entrepreneurship development in East and Northeast India.

You may go to the application page https://contest.iimcip.org/apply-now/samridh2022 and apply. In case of doubts you can email sourcing@iimcip.org.

A startup accelerator is a short-term growth program that promotes a few years of growth
in the span of a few months. Think of them as a boot camp in market-readiness and
investment development.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The information provided through the application will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of the program only.
  2. The decision of the organizing team, regarding selection of candidates, is final, firm and binding.
  3. The application and / or incubation / fellowship will be cancelled if misrepresentation of facts are found at any point of time.
  4. During various stages of the program the participants need to disclose information of the work and / or company

Contact Us

IIM Calcutta, Joka,
Diamond Harbour Road
Kolkata 700104

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