CIIE has joined hands with SAP India to launch Gujarat Accelerator, the first ever Gujarat-focused Accelerator. The program aims to identify, accelerate and invest in innovative early stage startups that have the potential to become scalable and competitive technology-enabled businesses from Gujarat. The cohort of selected startups will be engaged in 3-month high intensity acceleration process which includes 6 capacity building workshops, individual mentoring and advisory support by highly experienced industry experts and culminates in an investor demo day. At the end of the program, at least two startups will be selected for a total investment of up to INR 40 Lakhs and will be provided with portfolio support post investment.
The focus sectors for the program are:
- Social Tech
- Mobile Tech
- Media, Sports & Entertainment
- Tech for Impact
- Consumer tech
- Other Tech
The accelerator will start accepting application through
https://www.f6s.com/gujarat-accelerator/apply till 18 August 2015.
Website link: www.gujarat.ciieindia.org
SAP India is the fastest growing subsidiary of SAP SE, a world leader in enterprise applications in terms of software and software-related service revenue. Based on market capitalization, they are the world’s third largest independent software manufacturer with more than 291,000 customers in 190 countries. They have a 43-year history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader.
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