The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) today announced the fourth phase of its start up incubation program, 10,000 startups.
A NASSCOM release said that the last phase had 500 shortlisted start ups who went through pitch and mentoring sessions. Applications are currently being processed on FIFO basis till 22nd April for the next session of Startup Konnect, a mini boot-camp program for shortlisted startups who will be eligible for pitching their idea with all ecosystem partners including leading accelerators, angel investor networks and venture capital firms.
The objective of the program is to create 10,000 domain specific start-ups in the country by 2020.
NASSCOM has invited interested Startups to apply for the program here and provide a detailed overview of their business idea and the market opportunity.
Approximately 200 startups will be shortlisted for the 4th Batch, handpicked by the program’s ecosystem partners. Shortlisted startups will participate in the intensive accelerator pitch and mentoring connect sessions starting June 1st week across Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad.
They also get a Start-up Kit – a package worth $25,000 of value added services and credits from Google, Microsoft, AWS, Knowlarity, HackerRank, and Kotak, the release said.