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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: 🚀 
eChai Business Partner Program

eChai Business Partner Program helps businesses and organisations get visibility and engagement within the eChai network.

Preferred eChai Business Partners
Hearty Mart
Hearty Mart brings the 21st century retail format to the rural and semi urban market.
Ahmedabad 100, Food
STIR Advisors
Driving business growth with strategic M&A, business consultancy, and advanced financial models
Creatosaurus simplifies the workflow of creators & teams with an all-in-one creator stack to tell stories at scale.
Marketing Tools
Collaborative workspaces that ignites innovation and a Venture Fund also.
Ahmedabad 100, Coworking Spaces, Fundraising, Investment Partners
Discover Events Happening in Your City
Ahmedabad 100, SaaS Startups
Leading Legal Tech company enabling startups & MSMEs to #StartProtectManage business through online CA, CS & legal services.
Ahmedabad 100, LegalTech
Helping you Hire, Retain & Manage Talent across India, USA, UK, Canada & Australia.
MICAverse : The Metaverse Lab
The only outreaching tool you will need to generate leads on autopilot.
Mumbai 100, SaaS Startups
Growth Iris
A digital agency built to help SaaS companies find their GTM and generate leads willing to buy subscriptions.
Creative and Marketing Agencies
Full stack Branding and Marketing agency. Helping businesses turn into brands.
Creative and Marketing Agencies
Bootstart is a coworking space with presence in Pune, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Goa.
Coworking Spaces
The Headquarters
The Headquarters is a flexible office space provider who renders services in fully furnished offices, Managed offices and co-working offices. They have presence in 15 buildings with a portfolio of 3,75,000 Sft in Hyderabad.
Coworking Spaces
An all-in-one investment banking solution for India
Zepul has developed an AI enabled Talent Acquisition marketplace to help companies find the right candidates and vice versa by engaging community recruiters on demand.
HR Tools and Agencies
CoKarma is a coworking space and a community of entrepreneurs, creatives and businesses in Hyderabad.
Coworking Spaces
Candour Legal
Candour legal is India's top-rated law firm providing all legal services under one roof.
Legal Services
Redicine Medsol
Creating a device to improve medical adherence for cardiac & cancer patients
Draper Startup House
Enabling Startup Communities through living and working spaces!
Coworking Spaces, Investment Partners
ZenDevX is a NoCode development platform to develop enterprise-grade web applications, back-office admin panels, and REST-API for mobile apps.
Development Tools, SaaS Startups
ES Healthcare Centre
Gujarat's first premium healthcare centre, Your one stop solution for all medical essentials.
We design and make the most exciting and functional bags.
Pro Zero Carbon
Helping companies reach net zero through their comprehensive software and data backed sustainability solutions.
Climate Tech
Empowering Indian Businesses with Easy and Powerful ERP + CRM Software to Increase Sales and Optimize Operations.
SaaS Startups
Timechain Labs
Timechain labs is a global professional blockchain development services company with leading capabilities in blockchain solutions.
About eChai Business Partner Program:

eChai Business Partner Program helps businesses and organisations get visibility and engagement within the eChai network.

Key benefits:

  • Engagement at relevant in-person eChai Meetups (~4 meetups/year)
  • Listing on preferred eChai Business Partners page (1 year duration)
  • Feature on eChai.Ventures

eChai Business Partner program starts with Rs. 50,000+GST per year.

You can reach out to Jatin Chaudhary, Co-Founder, eChai Ventures over WhatsApp or over email at [email protected] to explore more about it.