Amrita TBI Accelerator is a 100 day fast paced program with the mix of best practices to help early stage start-ups evolve
into successful ventures. The startups can raise funding from the invited external investors and Amrita TBI on the Demo Day. The Startup Accelerator program is supported by Atal Innovation Mission,
NITI Aayog and NSTEDB, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
In 2017, Amrita TBI received the National Award for being the Best Technology Business Incubator in the country.
Amrita TBI is listed among the Top-5 most prolific startup incubators in the country by The Economic Times.
Amrita TBI Accelerator program is designed to be a great Launchpad for the idea/prototype/product. The program allows idea validation, iteration, building of customer development models, enhancing the business models and building a go-to-market strategy. In the end, the startup should be fundable-ready by Demo-Day.
Location: Amritapuri (Kollam, Kerala) and Bangalore offices of Amrita TBI.
Who can apply?
We accept startups across all stages of development- from idea stage through the initial few customers. Accepted startups could have just an idea, built the first prototype or have a finished product with the initial set of customers. Apply Here
The total seed investment from Amrita TBI for the Top-3 startups is $100,000 USD. Additionally, all startups that participate in the accelerator program, will be eligible for varied amounts of investments from the investor panel.Funding is provided in the format of loan and/or equity.
Amrita TBI will not take equity from the startups for joining the accelerator program.
All selected startups will be part of Amrita TBI’s incubation program and can avail many of the benefits listed below:
The total seed investment from Amrita TBI for the Top-3 startups is $100,000 USD. Additionally, all startups that participate in the accelerator program, will be eligible for varied amounts of investments from the investor panel. Funding is provided in the format of loan and/or equity.
Incubation and co-working spaces in Kollam, Bengaluru and Coimbatore with access to 100+ cutting edge multidisciplinary labs at Amrita University.
No tax for revenue upto INR 50 lakhs per year for a period of 3 years.
One of the six incubators in the country selected to be made world class. Be a part of a world class incubator supported by NITI-Aayog.
Access to VCs and angel investors for scaled funding.
The program brings in both national mentors and international mentors from Silicon Valley & Singapore with varied experience across multiple domains and sectors.
Large pool of engineering and management students from Amrita University -India's no 1 private university.
Structured mentorship will be provided to all teams through a diverse set of technical and business mentors from India and Silicon Valley, USA. Intensive sessions and one-on-one metorship will be provided throughout the program. Technical mentorship will be provided in the areas of web technologies, mobile, software development, IoT, hardware, engineering architecture, product development etc. In business mentorship, startups will be guided on problem definition, customer discovery, strategy, customer development, unit economics, marketing, revenue models, financial forecasts etc.
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Marketing Director, Intel
Lester Center for Entrepreneurship @ UC Berkeley
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GM , SAP´s Enterprise
Management and Strategy
Managing Partner, KAAJ Ventures
Senior Vice President - India Operations , Sophos
Lester Center for Entrepreneurship @ UC Berkeley
Founder and CEO, Studio 8
MBA, MD Chief, Division of Nephrology at Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC, USA
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President and CEO, Steben & Company
President, Indian Angel Network
CEO, Founder PKG Capital LLC
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
Chairman, Amrita School of Business (Coimbatore)
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Managing Director, Intellecap
Chairman, Advisory Board at Next Orbit Ventures
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Federal Bank
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Global Marketing & Strategy, Amrita Technologies
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VP-Sales & Operations, India & SAARC
Vice Chancellor of Amrita University Chief Mentor
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“We have been tremendously benefited from the incubation including the network, funding and value they brought on to the table. Amrita has been always start-up friendly in their terms of engagement and investments. I can confidently say Amrita TBI stands among top incubators in India”
Discover Dollar Consulting
The ecosystem Amrita TBI offers and most importantly advantage of incubating inside a university helped us to get constant guidance from professors and a continuous knowledge. It has been a wonderful experience and simply the best spent year I could have imagined for taking steps to start my own business
StudyOwl Education Private Limited
“Amrita TBI is an excellent incubation and seed funding option for tech startups to gain initial traction in the market. They are very supportive and always have realistic expectations of timelines and goals. Apart from this they provide lot of flexibility for startups in terms of changing business models etc.”
Krishna Chandra Dey
Stratdecider Analytics Private Limited
“Amrita TBI is the only one incubator which very effectively supports hardware startups in India. Acceleron Labs couldn’t think of any other better physical incubation other than Amrita TBI. The way Amrita TBI executes their plans are awesome and physical incubation space available at Amrita TBI Kollam, Bangalore and Coimbatore are excellent“
Acceleron Labs Private Limited