NIDHI Accelerator Program
Supported by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India under NIDHI Scheme
About NIDHI Accelerator
KIIT-TBI NIDHI Accelerator Program is a zealous 6 months program that gives startups access to mentorship, investors and other support that helps them to scale up their businesses.
Which stage is your startup in?
We offer two types of Accelerator programs for tech startups, depending on the stage they are in. Define your stage to find out if you fit into Product Validation Lab or Market Access Lab.
Startup of >2 co-founders that want to validate their tech business idea and find a product/market fit and can generate early customers
What focus area is your startup in?
The last date for submission of applications is <<to be announced>>. Participants are requested to complete a simple online form that explains the problem they are trying to solve, the uniqueness of their solution, value proposition, competitive advantage etc. Additional materials to support the case are welcome.
Applications will be reviewed in the months of November. Applicants will be contacted if there are any questions related to their applications.
The shortlisted startups will be invited to pitch to an elite panel of investors and industry partners at KIIT TBI, Bhubaneswar. The Top-12 startups will be selected for the Startup Accelerator program, These Top-12 startups will be also incubated by KIIT TBI.
The KIIT TBI Startup Accelerator program is a 90-day fast-paced program that will focus on customer development, go-to-market strategy and make the startup fundable-ready by Demo Day. All teams will be directly mentored by world-class mentors, external partners, and the KIIT TBI team.
Is it scalable and sustainable in the longer term?
- Cohort 1
- Cohort 2