To accelerate the growth of startups by providing them knowledge, tools,
expertise – enabling them to build new market connections and skills to rapidly scale their ventures.
NIDHI Accelerator Program
About the Program:
Deshpande Startups has designed a unique market-focused accelerator program supported by NIDHI Accelerator, Department of Science and Technology, that focuses on enabling startups to be both, market and investment-ready. It is a 16-week cohort-driven, structured, high-touch market and investment-focused program for early-revenue stage and market-ready startups.
The program aims to deliver all necessary elements to accelerate growth, improve existing processes, create distribution channels, and explore new business opportunities and markets. It also involves intense mentoring, intervention in the area of constraint, and providing access to strategic resources to scale their business rapidly.
WeEnable Bharat Program
About the Program:
With the support of Govt of Karnataka, Deshpande Startups, Hubli has designed first of its kind Women accelerator program that focuses on enabling Women-led startups to be market & investment-ready. The Accelerator program is a 16-week cohort-driven, structured, high-touch market & investment-focused program for the early-revenue stage startups looking to accelerate their growth, improve existing processes & exploring new business opportunities.
General Guidelines & Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must be a Women-Led Early-stage startup or At least have one women Cofounder in the team.
How does it Work
What are the requirements for application
- Proof of revenue for minimum of 3 months
- Customer Testimonial(s)-on value problem
- Complete business plan, with financial projections
- Critical Function Head in place or identified
- A summary of prevoiusly raised funds (grants/investments) for product development
- TRL of product > 8
|Constraint identification and founder readiness connecting with mentors goal setting||Market acceleration and investment|
|Scale up readiness | Market access funding readiness | Demo day graduations|
Offerings - Accelerator Program
How do you benefit
As an outcome of Accelerator Program, you will now have:
- Access to new markets and distribution channels
- A sustainable business processes
- Capacity to build market connections
- Focused intervention on area of constraint
- Improved existing processes, implementation for new processes
- Membership to a larger community
- A roadmap for founders, products, markets and investments
- Investment and market-ready
- Advanced GTM strategies
We are located at
Foundation For Sandboxstartup Initiatives, Next to International Airport, Gokul Road,
Opp. to Gokul Village, Hubballi, Karnataka, INDIA - 580030
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