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Venture Catalysts

Venture Catalysts has created the eco-system enablers community including angel investors, micro VC firms, consultants, legal and financial advisors and many more. Venture Catalysts facilitates $100K – $500K in early stage startups that has potential to create enduring value for over a long period of time.Venture Catalysts are known to invest in E Commerce,Fintech,Artificial Intelligence,Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality,AD & Marketing Tech and SaaS.


Incubation Partners

SIIC

SIDBI Innovation & Incubation Centre (SIIC) at IIT Kanpur was set up in collaboration with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to foster innovation, research and entrepreneurial activities in technology related areas.

NxG Hub

NxG Hub is a CoWork Space plan wherein the applicant not only gets a fine fettle to work but also the infrastructure and events that would help in acquiring the skill set necessary to establish and grow a business.


Venture Partners

Lead Angels

Lead Angels is India’s first privately owned angel network. Set by a team originally from IIT Bombay in 2014 to identify passionate entrepreneurial teams who solve a large problem and support them in their journey. Discovery and support are key for successful angel investing in India and is the main focus of their network.

Leo Capital

Leo Capital is a venture capital fund, investing in early stage, technology centric opportunities, primarily in India. They have invest anywhere from $300K – $1.5M in early seed rounds or pre-Series A rounds.

50K Ventures

50K Ventures strives to provide early stage startups with resources to disrupt the markets they operate in by bringing together domain experts across VC funds, angel investors, and accomplished mentors. It focuses on providing funding, go to market support and strategic advisory to early stage companies.

Growx Ventures

Growx Ventures Management Pvt. Ltd. is a venture capital firm specializing in early startups. It targets ideation stage, prototype, and proof-of-stage. GrowX investments are focused on seed and angel stages across a wide range of sectors.

Artha India Ventures

Artha India Ventures is the early stage investment arm of the Artha Group of Companies. Part of the family office of Mr. Ashok Kumar Damani and Mr. Ramesh M. Damani (both ex-Directors of the Bombay Stock Exchange), Artha India Ventures is an early-stage sector agnostic fund that has been investing in start-ups since early 2012. Artha India Ventures currently has a portfolio of 55 companies across India and the US, and plans to grow the portfolio to 100 startups over the next 3-5 years.

Orios

We are investors focused on the India consumption opportunity. We look to back #Misfits who are working in unchartered territories, on ideas that have the potential to disrupt the traditional ecosystem. Our portfolio includes many exciting companies such as Pharmeasy, Yumlane, GoMechanic, Prettysecrets and many others. Our team consists of a mix of entrepreneurs and those with consumer operating experience to help early companies in scaling up operations, marketing and building a brand story. We love tech and non-tech companies equally and look to make 8 to 10 investments a year.

Minance

They have brought together a team with deep domain expertise in quantitative finance, computer science, math & statistics and risk management.


Acceleration Partners

TLabs

Founded in 2011, TLabs, is an startup accelerator as well as an early stage seed-fund for Indian internet and mobile technology startups. What sets it apart and makes it one of the most established accelerators in the country are the mentors who include well-renowned and experienced entrepreneurs.

GHV Accelerator

GHV Accelerator stands for Green House Ventures Accelerator. Green House is a controlled environment where accelerated growth of plants help to increase the yield of the plants even in non-seasonal phase. On the lines of Green House, GHV Accelerator will be providing Startups with a controlled environment, optimized & appropriate resources, along with sustainability funding, helping them to grow multifold in a shorter time-frame. This enables greater control over the growing environment of ventures


Startup School Partner

iBHubs Startup School

Our philosophy is “Spread the light”. Our focus is on creating and implementing solutions, rather than just debating problems. We have already acquired a space of 1,50,000+ sq.ft. We are committed to developing a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in every nook and corner of the country.


Integral Partners

SBERTC

Syndicate Bank Entrepreneurship Research and Training Centre at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (SBERTC–IITK) aims to conduct cutting edge research, teaching and training in entrepreneurship in the Indian context by utilizing the facilities of SIIC and the existing intellectual pool in the Institute.