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IDEAS TIH Call for Startup Cohort 3 Launched!!

Deadline of submission extended to 10th April, 2024

Calling innovators and Startups with a product or validated MVP to join our incubation program at IDEAS TIH (Technology Innovation Hub) at the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. This is the third cohort for early-stage startups in product development or at least a ‘ready to pilot’ Minimum Demonstrable Product (MDP).

IDEAS-TIH aims at promoting the culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship by providing hands-on support to start-ups focused on Data Science, Data Engineering, Data Curation, Big Data Analytics. It also focuses on enhancing core competencies, capacity building, and training to nurture innovation and Start-up ecosystems. 

Young entrepreneurs / startups who are still in ideation stage may be granted from INR 1 lakh to 10 lakhs for PoC development under PRAYAS (PRomoting and Accelerating Young and ASpiring innovators and Start-ups) scheme. Sart-up registration not needed at the time of application.

Early stage startups may be given Seed funding up to INR 50 lakhs for Accleration, Testing, Market Validation and Customer acquisition in exchange of equity participation. Startup needs to be incorporated in India to receive seed funding.


All startups who sign the GTA with IDEAS TIH will be provided Mentoring Support, Industry / Investor connects, Collaboration oppportunities, Space & Infrastructure (subject to availability) through the IDEAS Incubation Programme.

Fresh-out-of-college graduates with entrepreneural spirit may also apply for our Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) program. We provide fellowship up to INR 30000 per month for graduate students to encourage entrepreneurship. Please apply here if you are interested. 

Notice for the Call of Startups - Cohort 3 - (ADV/ISI/IDEAS-TIH/2023-24/41)

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