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Grateful for the opportunity to participate in the three-day event hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering London, for the LIF fellows at Taj West End at Bangalore.

The program, featuring training, networking, and pitching sessions, was truly enriching and insightful. It was a pleasure connecting with fellow entrepreneurs and exchanging ideas.

Looking forward to applying the knowledge gained to drive innovation and growth.
Aditya Shukla ♻️🌏 Himmat Singh

Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship Progam: Link
Congratulations to BonV Aero!

Exciting news from Meet the Drapers Season 6 Finale - BonV Aero emerged as the champion, securing a whopping $1.6 million in funding! 🏆

I had the opportunity to be part of the selection panel along with Devesh Ramchandani, Dr. Barada Prasad Panigrahy and Sarika Batra, we witnessed more than 300+ Startups from across India, Srilanka and the MENA region, and least mention the Sri Sri University, Bhubaneswar, certainly was tough call to pick one startup to be represented from each region.

I would like to thank all our judges who were at MEET THE DRAPERS-season 6 India, Madan Padaki Nikhil Kamath Nupur Hemant along with Tim Draper.

BonV Aero’s groundbreaking mission to transform critical logistics with innovative electric aerial vehicles, tailored for demanding terrains, has garnered them well-deserved acclaim from our distinguished panel of judges.

Many congratulations to the team BonV Aero Satyabrata Satapathy Gaurav Achha the winners and 1st Indian startup to be funded at Meet the Drapers seasons.

This season witnessed a total investment of $2.8 million, underscoring the extraordinary promise and commitment of our contestants to propel innovation and change.

If you're convinced your startup can make a significant impact, seize the opportunity to apply for Season-7 of Meet the Drapers. Embark on this journey to leave your imprint on the global entrepreneurial landscape.
Welcome to “Kal Ke Krorepati” chhote sheher, Bade sapnein - Bharat ka Apna show.

Yesterday, Team Iroller achieved a “milestone” in the startup ecospace by bringing this show to fruition.

Last year we felt the need to explore this space. The show wouldnt have been possible without the unconditional support of GVFL Limited Saswat Sundar Sushil Sharma Sushanto Mitra Pranav Chaturvedi Marmik Shah Gautam Pai Kamal Bansal i-Hub Gujarat Neha Sharma Lead Angels Network Naveena Reddy Favcy Venture Builders Iroller Capital Pvt Ltd Jadeblue Lifestyle India Limited Karnavati University (KU) RITESH HADA Abhinav Kapadia PDEU Innovation and Incubation Centre Viral Shah M Nagarajan DevX Umesh Uttamchandani Jaimin Shah Jignesh Patel

27 startups, 9 funds, 1 show - Kal Ke Krorepati, Chhote sheher, bade sapnein.

This show is focussed on the innovators and entrepreneurs from Tier2 and Tier3 cities. Its not just another funding show. The objective of this show is to create more awareness and strengthen our startup ecosystem and provide the startup founders, not only with investments, but also venture building, scaling, cross border incubation and mentoring support.

As we embark on our journey to showcase this show on the national platform very soon, we sincerely thank Mr Suniel Shetty Sir who blessed us with his gracious presence and gave us immense strength to keep going. This not only validates our efforts but also strengthens our will and intent to mobilise the startup ecosystem.

Presenting our first chapter - Gujarat

Thank you Team iroller Jignesh Vasavada Hemendra Jadeja Shivani Thakkar CA Pratik Shah Prakash Chandwani Shoeb Bhojani Sidharth Doshi Arpita Chalishazar.

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Presenting Tide 2.0, an initiative in collaboration with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology & MeitY Startup Hub, designed to empower early-stage startups on their journey.

Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or a startup embarking on the development of groundbreaking solutions in any of the mentioned focus areas utilizing emerging technologies, this is an opportunity you don't want to miss.

Here's what you can expect:

- Grants of up to INR 7 Lakhs to supercharge your innovation.
- Portfolio support from us throughout your entrepreneurial journey.
- A range of additional offerings designed to fuel your growth and success.

Join over 30 startups that have already benefited and seize the opportunity to elevate your startup to new heights.

Apply now:

🇸🇬 Singapore: Enterprise Singapore is leading a business delegation to Estonia and seeking promising Singaporean companies to join them.

Calling all Singapore-based #startups and #founders!

Explore #Estonia, one of the world's most spectacular countries. We proudly established Draper Startup House presence there years ago 🚀

What does Estonia share in common with Singapore? A vibrant digital economy and a launchpad to our respective regions.

Estonia has a world-class track record in building unicorns. So far, Estonia has been the birthplace of 10 unicorn Startups:

Skype in 2005
Playtech in 2007
Wise in 2015
Bolt in 2018
Pipedrive in 2020
Zego, and Gelato in 2021
Veriff and Glia in 2022

That’s 7.7 unicorns per million capita, that's the highest in the world!

Join this seminar to find out more on how you can tap into opportunities in Estonia and across Europe! Hear firsthand from our lineup of experts:

Ambassador H.E. Priit Turk (Estonian Embassy in Singapore), Liisi Org (CEO of Latitude59), Carmen Raal (Digital Transformation Adviser e-Estonia), Vijay Sirse (Founder of Destiny Energy Pte Ltd)

Register here:
Exciting News for SaaS Founders! 🚀

I'm thrilled to share that our partner, Upekkha, is now welcoming applications for their UP24 Spring Cohort. This is a golden opportunity for SaaS startups looking to catapult their growth to the next level.

What's on offer?
- A robust 💰 $125K Pre-Seed Fund to kickstart your journey.
- Unparalleled 🌐 strategic guidance and support for global expansion.
- An opportunity to 👥 join a vibrant community of 300+ founders who are reshaping the SaaS landscape globally.

🌟 Why Upekkha? 🌟

Upekkha isn't just about funding. It's about fostering a community where founders can thrive, share, and grow together. With 40 startups funded in 2023 and plans to fund 70 more in 2024, Upekkha is on a mission to nurture the next wave of SaaS success stories. Whether you're dreaming of hitting your first $1M ARR or scaling beyond, Upekkha's track record speaks volumes:

- 165+ profitable and capital-efficient startups.
- 11 startups have soared past $1M ARR, with three exceeding $5M ARR.
- A remarkable 85% of the first 20 startups are cash flow positive and growing month-on-month.

Don't let this chance slip through your fingers! The application deadline is 15th Feb 2024. If you're ready to take your SaaS startup to unprecedented heights, apply now at
Startup #founders great opportunity knocking on the door, grab it. Are you ready to take your startup to new heights?

Season 2 of 'Leap to Unicorn' is calling for applications, and it's an opportunity you don't want to miss!

This unique Founder Success Program, brought to you by IDFC FIRST Bank in collaboration with Moneycontrol and CNBCTV18, offers unparalleled mentoring, networking, and fundraising opportunities. It's tailor-made to empower India's most promising startups.

Spearheaded by the visionary mentor Anand Lunia, this Founder Success Program, in collaboration with IDFC FIRST Bank, Moneycontrol, and CNBCTV18, offers a platform like no other.

With expert mentoring, including insights from Anand Lunia, networking, and fundraising opportunities, this program is crafted to propel India's brightest startups. Be part of this transformative journey and give your entrepreneurial aspirations the boost they need.

Apply to Get Funded

📣 Shout out to all amazing Women Entrepreneurs to apply for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program and be a part of a strong tribe of women entrepreneurs like you!

✔️ Open to women founders from every sector with revenue stage looking to accelerate their ventures to the next level!

🚀 Learn directly from the faculties from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, get mentoring from Industry experts and access to best resources and investors!

📈Check out now to get started on your amazing journey at NSRCEL with #10KWomen -
At IIMA Ventures, we're optimistic about the future of the sustainability sector in India. Harnessing the vibrancy of India's tech ecosystem, startups are poised not just for local impact but to build solutions with a global perspective. Excited to introduce Accenture Sustainability Value Accelerator 2.0's outstanding startups: building an AI platform for calculating, reporting, certifying, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

EcoRatings building an AI & ML powered platform for numeric ESG ratings based on the 17 SDGs framework.

TraceX Technologies building solutions focused on transparency, traceability, and sustainability in the food and agriculture supply chain.

CarbonMinus building a SaaS platform ensuring efficiency, compliance, and the realization of net-zero visions.

CarbonTrail building an AI-powered sustainability platform for fashion and retail, measuring environmental impact through automated LCAs and primary supply chain data.

Discover more about our impactful cohort: 🚀 
Preferred eChai Partner Brands

The preferred eChai Partner Brands program offers businesses increased visibility within the eChai Network through an annual subscription.

Blockchain Development
Branding and Marketing
Brands Partnerships
Climate Tech
Coworking Spaces
Developer Tools
Event Marketing
FMCG Food and Retail
HR Tech and Agencies
Investment Banking
Marketing Automation
About preferred eChai Partner Brands program:

The preferred eChai Partner Brands program offers businesses increased visibility within the eChai Network through an annual subscription.

Key benefits:

  • Prominent Listing: Feature on the Preferred eChai Partner Brands page for a full year..
  • Engagement Opportunities: Participate in approximately five highly relevant in-person eChai Meetups annually, providing direct engagement with potential partners, customers, and investors.
  • Feature Spotlight: Feature on eChai.Ventures feed, highlighting the brand's story, achievements, and offerings to a founders community.

Connect with Jatin Chaudhary, Co-Founder of eChai Ventures, to learn more about how brands are leveraging this program. Reach out via WhatsApp or via email [email protected].