Boot Camp for NE Startups-AgriPulse’18
The AgriPulse’18 is an Accelerator Program started with an aim to recognize potentially game changing early-stage entrepreneurs from North-East India and creating a supportive ecosystem to help them scale up their businesses. This unique initiative would bring together the key stakeholders in the regional entrepreneurship ecosystem including startups, investors, mentors, and subject matter experts and help unlock the huge potential of the North Eastern states by unleashing the innovative energy of the emerging entrepreneurs of the region. The AgriPulse’18 is organized by Indigram Labs Foundation with the support of National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD), Dept. of Science & Technology, North Eastern Council, Govt. of India. This program will provide the Top 10 identified start-ups an opportunity of intensive mentoring and training from the pool of experts on various aspects of business and help them mature and establish not only in the region but also beyond. The objective of the Boot Camp is to provide the AgriPulse’18 cohort exposure to the thriving entrepreneurial culture in Agri & Food sectors of India and give access to:
- Quality Networks: Visits and meetings with key stakeholders in the ecosystem such as leading startups, investors, officials, incubators, accelerators, academic institutes and so on.
- Expert Guidance: Sessions and workshops on important business functions, technology trends and growth strategies from industry veterans, mentors, entrepreneurs, and experienced professionals.
- Great Inspiration: A credible and high-visibility platform to showcase their business, during close interactions and hearing directly from role models.
The Boot Camp will be a well-rounded experiential learning program. Partners that support this program contribute towards strengthening and developing a dynamic ecosystem for Agri & Food entrepreneurs in India. There is also significant knowledge sharing between the partners and Top 10 winners during all interactions. This platform will also help the startups to connect to the market and investors and gain visibility in the ecosystem.