Call for applications

KIIT TBI - IM2 Accelerator Program

ABOUT KIIT-TBI IM2 ACCELERATOR

KIIT-TBI Ignite the Momentum of Innovation to Market (IM2) Accelerator is a zealous 90 days Program that gives startups access to mentorship, investors and other support that helps them to scale up their businesses.

The objective is to provide the Startups with a momentum to establish a strong position in the market by idea validation, identifying the business opportunities, making potential customers, building a scalable business model and building Go-To-Market strategy. KIIT-TBI IM2 Accelerator Program is available for two stages, where the startups at POC level enter into a new market to achieve product/market fit whereas revenue stage start-ups can scale up and expand their businesses.

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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!

Product Validation Lab

Product Validation Lab

Teams of >2 co-founders that want to validate their tech business idea and find a product/market fit and  can generate early customers

Market Validation Lab

Market Validation Lab

Startups of >2 co-founders who found their product/market fit and are now ready to accelerate and scale.

WHAT FOCUS AREA IS
YOUR STARTUP IN?

We have built customized startup networks of mentors, corporate partners, and investors in the areas of :

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Medtech

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Blockchain

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Internet of Things

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Cleantech / Energy

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Digital Health

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Future Techs (AI/ML & AR/VR)

PROCEDURE

Applications Open
The last date for submission of applications is October 30, 2018. 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 Review
Pitching Session
Accelerator Programme
Demoday

PROGRAM
DEADLINES

These are the deadlines for our startup programs in the month of 2018.

Program Timeline

December 1 - March 1, 2019 
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Product Validation Lab

November 15th 2018
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Market Validation Lab

November 15th 2018

Evaluation Parameters

Innovation

Innovation

How unique is the innovation as a solution?
Time Frame

Time Frame

Can the innovation be implemented in the given time?
Proof of Concept

Proof of Concept

The paper idea to be prototyped on a small scale
Market Fit

Market Fit

Is the Founders’ / management’s attitude and intent in the right place?
Market Potential & Scalability

Market Potential & Scalability

Are the operations scalable and sustainable in the longer term?

Program Benefits

Platform for product testing and scaling

Platform for product testing and scaling

Industry experts to guide you as you improvise your innovation

Industry experts to guide you as you improvise your innovation

Support from KIITTBI and its partners in your scale up journey

Support from KIITTBI and its partners in your scale up journey

Market Linkage including business opportunities from associated corporate partners

Market Linkage including business opportunities from associated corporate partners

Access to seed fund

Access to seed fund

Access to Angel investor network

Access to Angel investor network

GST Exemption upto 50 lakhs

GST Exemption upto 50 lakhs

Functional office space

Functional office space

Access to technical and logistic resources

Access to technical and logistic resources

KEY TAKE AWAYS

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Incubation

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Mentors

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Customers

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Capital

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Global Networks

Lets get started

Be a part of our Accelerator Program