Innocity
Startup School
by Caspian Debt

Startup the right way with Support from India’s leading Incubator, CIIE.CO, in partnership with the foremost Impact Investing firm, Caspian Debt.

WHY JOIN IN

Experiential Learning Sessions and Workshops with Startup founders and successful entrepreneurs

Curated and structured live workshops on how to start, build, launch & scale. Learn and execute simultaneously

Guidance from successful startup founders and people from the ecosystem like mentor/industry experts

Learn and share in a community of like-minded startup founders in a collaborative environment

Easy to follow sessions with feedback mechanism at important stages of your startup journey, making the learning easy to execute

Get a launch toolkit of curated partner credits from AWS Cloud, Google Cloud, Payu, Razorpay, ZOHO, HubSpot and many more.

Chance to get your Startup shortlisted for incubation/ accelerator programs of CIIE.CO based on your performance in the program

TIMELINES

APPLICATIONS
OPEN
18th Nov. 2020
APPLICATIONS
CLOSE
20th Dec. 2020
PROGRAM
COMMENCEMENT
Jan. 2021

THE SESSIONS

The Startup School sessions will be conducted every week on Friday and Saturday for 2 hours each. These sessions will be online but will be conducted live by seasoned entrepreneurs, experts and Industry leaders.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Week 1

An Introduction to the program and a session on How to Ideate to find problems to solve.


Week 2

An indepth dive into understanding the Customer Persona through Market segmentation to understand the size of target market. Will also cover how to build Unique Value Proposition for your product.


Week 3

A session basics of Cloud Computing & Caselet Discussion (Group Presentation).


Week 4

This week we understand the ever important topics of Financial Modelling & Unit Economics. With these basics in place, we talk about how to Scale your Startup.


Week 5

Creating and safeguaring IP will be the topic for this week. Another topic will be understanding Artificial Intelligence and how to leverage it for your startup.


Week 6

The 6th week starts with another Caselet Discussion followed by session on Startups Valuation and Funding.


Week 7

This week involves a discussion on Managing Business and Startup Governance. Also a very important topic of Analytics and Growth Hacking to understand the growth (or lack of) in a business and how to improve your sales and customer acquisition.


Week 8

Sectoral sprints on Healthtech/Fintech/Edutech. You are free to choose the ones that you seem most inclined to pursue. Also included this week is the 3rd Caselet discussion.


Week 9

We focus on building your capacities in the last two weeks. This week we have a session on Self-Effectuation and another to hone your Presentation Skills.


Week 10

The last week, we have a session on the Art of Pitching followed by the concluding group session and looking back at the learnings.

MENTORS AND TRAINERS

The speakers for the sessions are a varied mix of successful startup founders, industry experts and startup mentors from various walks of life

Name
Anurag
Jain
Co-Founder - CarDekho
Name
Hemendra Mathur
Venture Partner - Bharat Innovation Fund
Name
Abhishek
Daga
Co-Founder - Thrillophilia
Name
Mukul
Sachan
Co-founder - Lendingkart
Name
Manish Upadhyay
Co-founder -
LIQVID

PARTNER BENEFITS

Get curated deals from our partners to help you along the startup journey

AWS
Zoho
Razorpay
PayU
Microsoff Azure
Hubspot

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Total Seats - 50

  • Program Fees – ₹ 25,000

  • Limited Scholarships up to 90% for women entrepreneurs and founders from Tier 2 and 3 cities and towns of India

  • Note:

    • Scholarships open for Early Registrations only, Final decision rests with Innocity Team

SPONSORING PARTNER

Caspian Debt is digital corporate lending financial services company that offers custom debt products to Professionally Managed Small or mid-market Companies and start-ups founded by first-generation entrepreneurs with ambition to grow the company in a Responsible, Transparent and Sustainable Manner.