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STARTegies Camp
A bootcamp of sorts to help founders learn and apply the MVB framework to build their innovations into high-growth enterprises.

3-6 October, 2018

About STARTegies Camp

STARTegies Camp is a 4-day immersive learning, mentoring, selling & pitching experience for hardware startups. STARTegies Camp answers to the big question "How do we empower startup founders (innovators) with the skills and competencies to bring their vision for innovation and change to reality?"

FORGE is the 360D incubation enterprise founded with the vision to create & catalyse innovation powered high growth enterprises that harness the power at the intersection of hardware, software, and computing technologies to solve real-world problems, creating economic gains & delivering social impact.

Offerings for startups selected for STARTegies Camp:

  • [Cash Prizes] Rs. 25,000 each for the Top 3 startups from the PitchFest
  • [Startup Grant] Rs. 10 Lakhs grant including cash prize, resources & services, and seed capital offered with admission to the FORGE.FIRST incubation program; *Conditions Apply
  • [Incubation Services] Admission to the 6-month STARTegies program that integrates skills & competencies development with coworking, community & networking, and startup & business mentoring services to help early-stage founders fast-track their innovative ideas into high-growth enterprises
  • [Startup Rating] Startups are given the MVB-Score in the form of a detailed diagnostic of different parameters covering technology/product/ market/ business & growth aspects, based on the startup rating methodology built around the FORGE MVB framework
  • [Demand Day] A 4 hour Buyers-Partners meet rigorously curated and coordinated as a platform for Startups to conduct Sales meetings with target buyers and channel partners
  • [PitchFest] Top 10 startups selected pitch to jury of experts including investors, tech entrepreneurs, sector executives etc.


2 days MVB training; Several hours of 1-on-1 mentoring; 1 day Pitch Training; 1 Conclave Day

Program & Grant Partners

Camp Details


4 Days [Residential Program]

Max capacity

40 - 50 Startups



Startup Stage

POC / MVP / Post Revenue / Post Seed


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