UDGAM, a Delhi NCR based incubator, accelerator and seed investor is announcing its first acceleration program focussed on EduTech Sector. Previously, UDGAM has conducted 3 incubation cohorts through which it has incubated and invested in 16 startups.
UDGAM has already worked with EdTech startups and currently has in its portfolio, startups like StudyApt, a school search engine partnering with schools across India to establish their digital presence, University Connection, that delivers knowledge driven highly personalized solutions to students opting for higher education institutions at National and International level and Nurtr a data-driven curated marketplace for educational products and services.
UDGAM has developed a special support ecosystem that facilitates selected EdTech startups with a solid network of mentors, investors and other partner organizations.
UDGAM is pleased to announce NUMA Bengaluru as the knowledge partner for the EdTech acceleration program 2018.
NUMA is a France-based international innovation hub for the digital age that operates worldwide. They help build future-proof organizations and tech startups by making change happen faster with greater impact since 2000.
NUMA’s startup programs bring high-quality mentorship, business opportunities, international network, landing zones in 8 countries and global market access to the best startups around the world.
About the Accelerator Program
UDGAM Accelerator powered by NUMA helps to fast-track the growth of early-stage startup and be an investment-ready company with a tailored program, mentoring and network.
- Tailored program to accelerate the growth: In the beginning, startups will be taken through multiple bootcamps on the various core functions including Design, Technology/Product, Growth Hacking, etc. to help startups strengthen the product and build a business strategy. At the end of these bootcamps, we will be helping each startup create their OKR/roadmap with clear KPIs and in the next 5 months, we will support them on the execution of this roadmap.
- Quality mentoring by some of the best mentors & in-house experts: The startups will be surrounded by some of the best in-house experts and introduced to right mentors. In addition to the team, an Entrepreneur in Residence and Growth Hacker will support the startups to execute the product and growth strategy.
- Access to international & local network around EdTech industry: An actionable network is a key part of any startup program, and the startups will be introduced to the international & local network of corporates, experts/mentors, founders, partners, universities and delegations based on synergies to support you on building your own.
- Support on cash burn and fundraising: The base of the startups during the program will be UDGAM hub in Gurugram which provides world-class workspace and facilities. Startups will also get access to € 700k worth of perks and international & locals investors for fundraising support.
Mr. Manish Gupta, Founder and Chief Mentor, UDGAM says “UDGAM is India’s one of leading Support System to budding and aspiring entrepreneurs today. After chairing JIMS group of Colleges and Universities for last 25 years, I truly believe that the education system in India requires reforms both in terms of content and deliverance. Startups can play a pivotal role in transforming this sector through technology and scalable solutions. Launching the EdTech focused Acceleration Program at UDGAM is the first step towards bringing this change and we are confident that startups in the program would not only be successful but become unicorns of tomorrow.”
For conducting the program, UDGAM has built a 12000 sqft State of the Art infrastructure in Gurugram which facilitates every possible assistance to a startup it can imagine of getting in early stages of its venture. The space is equipped with spacious workstations, event break-out zone, sound proof theatre and lecture rooms, play area, bunker beds cafeteria and a stacked library,.
It also houses a research lab with AR/VR equipment, 3D printers, designing tools and IOT kits for building product prototypes.
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