Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant for Indus Entrepreneurship Fellow (IEF) shall always be an individual. They can however apply for support for a project or initiative related to themselves as the entrepreneur or their startups.

      • IEFs (FELLOWS) shall always be individuals

      • They or their startups can bid for support for their PROJECTS. (Startups which are not promoted by IEFs will not be eligible to bid. However, such requests shall be considered — subject to them qualifying as IEFs.)

  • Eligibility criteria for IEFs:

      • Applicant or his/her startup should be a resident incubatee,  Associate Incubatee or Ignition member at Venture Center at the time of applying.

      • Startups who have received SEED funding from Venture Center are eligible to apply ( VC seed investees / VC portfolio companies )

      • Past EIR fellows, Prayas grantees, SIIP fellows, CSR grantees and BIG grantees of Venture Center are also eligible to apply

  • Eligibility criteria for PROJECTS:

      • The injected support (however small) should help the entrepreneur or startup achieve some key milestone or serve as a critical enabler.