About UPStartup Conclave

UPStartup Conclave is an exclusive startup event going to be held in Lucknow on 15th September 2018 at Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM). Department of IT & Electronics, UP Government in association with Lucknow Management Association and IIM Lucknow are organizing the UPStartup Conclave. The U.P. Chief Minister and Government of Uttar Pradesh are committed to developing U.P/Lucknow as a new Startup Hub on the India map. In its relentless pursuit to promote entrepreneurs with ease of doing business, Uttar Pradesh Government is all set with its new Startup Policy and is making major interventions in this direction.

Benefits for the Startups!

Opportunity to showcase one's Business Plan in a national-level event organized by the Department of IT & Electronics, Government of Uttar Pradesh which will be attended by top Leaders and Officials of the UP Government, Industry stalwarts, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Public and Private Incubators, Accelerators and Students.

Opportunity to network with Mentors, Investors, Industry Experts, Incubators and successful Entrepreneurs.

Prizes and accolades for Best 3 Business Ideas identified in Ideation category and Best 3 Startups in Product-ready category.

Recognition to best Business Plans / Products in Ideation and Product-ready (MVP) Categories from each industry sector- opportunity to present the business pitch to an esteemed jury and audience for the Final round.

Certificate of Merit to all Winners and Finalists. Certificate of Participation to all Teams/Startups shortlisted for pitching in the preliminary round.

Space for Product display (stalls & canopies) for selected startups at the event site.

Opportunity to get selected by UP Government recognized Incubators and thus being eligible for benefits under 'UP IT & Startup Policy 2017!

Opportunity for investment-ready startups to participate in Investor-Pitching event to be organized later, this year.

Prizes sponsored by Incubators/Industry for sector winners.

Opportunity for startups to showcase their product to concerned Department Officials, in a one-to-one meeting.

Event Itinerary

Timings Schedule Venue
09:00 - 09:30 am Registration Bodhigrih 2
09:30 - 09:35 am Briefing about UPStartup Conclave Bodhigrih 2 - Hall No (FF)
09:40 - 11:30 am Parallel Pitching Sessions (Round 1) [7 sessions with 10 - 15 startups in each session] Bodhigrih 2
  • Ground Floor (GF) - Hall No. CR Sector 108, 109, 110, 111
  • First Floor (FF) - Hall No. Sector 208, 209, 210 and Other Sectors
11:30 - 11:45 am Networking Tea Bodhigrih 2 - GF and FF Corridors
11:45 - 01:15 pm Pitching Session (Final Round Ideation Stage) Bodhigrih 2 - Examination Hall No 01 FF
11:45 - 01:15 pm Pitching Sessions (Final Round Product Stage) Bodhigrih 2 - Hall No. 211 FF
11:45 - 01:15 pm Pitching Sessions (Final Round Special Prizes) Bodhigrih 2
11:45 - 01:15 pm Networking Session Bodhigrih 2 - Examination Hall No 02 FF
01.15 - 01.30 pm Participants moving to Utsav From Bodhigrih 2 to Utsav
01:30 - 02:00 pm Lunch Utsav
02:00 – 03:00 pm Panel Discussion on "Developing a Thriving Startup Ecosystem in UP" Utsav
03.00 - 04:15 pm Award Ceremony Utsav
04:15 – 05.00 pm Witness product display, Roundtable for Startups and Networking over Tea Utsav

Awards & Prizes

UP Startup Conclave Prize allows sustainable mobility startup to conquer markets with mentoring by experts and high exposure! All Registered eligible participants shall be entitled to incentives under UP Startup Policy. Prize money to be won for Ideation and Product-Stage Startups in multiple categories. Consolation Prizes like Best Women Entrepreneur, and Best Student Startup.

Product Stage

Product Stage - 1st Prize

2,00,000

INR

Product Stage - 2nd Prize

1,50,000

INR

Product Stage - 3rd Prize

1,00,000

INR

Ideation Stage

Ideation Stage - 1st Prize

1,00,000

INR

Ideation Stage - 2nd Prize

75,000

INR

Ideation Stage - 3rd Prize

50,000

INR

Certificate of Participation for all shortlisted entries

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Registration Policies

Method of Registration

Method of Registration

Every participant needs to register in order to participate. A standard pitch deck for instructions regarding filling the pitch deck has been prepared. To view the standard pitch deck, visit the following...

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Instructions

Instructions

The last date for submitting the registration form will be 5th of September 2018. Any student or working startup is eligible to register and participate for the startup pitching provided...

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Rules

Rules

The shortlisted teams will be sent an invitation for UPStartup Conclave Pitch-in Challenge. They will have to make their own arrangement for travel and stay at Lucknow. The startups not shortlisted...

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Registration

Startup Entrants

Free

Access Package includes

  • Opportunity to apply for startup pitch-in competition

  • Opportunity to get funded by various angel investors; subject to being shortlisted

  • Summit Access for 1+1 individuals

  • Network with 100+ startups, and 75+ Mentors, 50+ investors, 25+Incubators

  • Free Lunch & Buffet Coupon

Delegate

Free

Access Package includes

  • Summit Access for 1 individual

  • Access for Event Inauguration

  • Access to panel discussions

  • Witness Top 10 Pitches & Prize Distribution

  • Network with 100+ startups, and 75+ Mentors, 50+ investors, 25+Incubator

  • Free Lunch & Buffet Coupon

Media

Free

Access Package includes

  • Free Lunch & Buffet Coupon

  • Summit Access for 1+1 individuals

  • Access to the Press release, Pictures, Press briefing and Press note

  • Access to VVIP and Dignitaries

Organizers

Attendees

UPStartup Conclave 2018 will be attended by series of many eminent attendees from startup community (already working startups and ideation stage), investor community, incubators community, Government Officials, Top Bureaucrats, Banks and Loaning Institutions, IT Service Providers and Facilitators, Corporate and Regulatory Bodies, Spectators, Educational Institutes, Student Community, etc. By professionalizing the startup industry together, we support the entrepreneurial superstars of tomorrow! Welcome to UPStartup Conclave 2018.

Invited Speakers

UPStartup Conclave event will witness a lot of eminent speakers whose names will be disclosed later on. The speakers will help us in gaining an insight and understanding of the important issues related to startups and its eco-system. The speakers will talk about the difficulties and challenges faced by startups in UP and how to overcome it.

Invited Investors & Mentors

In UPStartup Conclave event, you will witness India’s best-known angel investors and incubators who will be on the pitch juries, analyzing each business aspect and then evaluating the results of the startups. We are overwhelmed by the response from the startup investment fraternity, see below the names of the investors and incubators who are participating and many more to confirm.

Partners

  • All
  • Technology
  • Knowledge
  • Incubation
  • Investment
Arpan Interactive Solutions, Lucknow

Arpan Interactive Solutions, Lucknow

Technology Partner

SCIFI IIM, Lucknow

SCIFI IIM, Lucknow

Incubation Partner

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow

Knowledge Partner

IB Hubs, Lucknow

IB Hubs, Lucknow

Incubation Partner

Kalam Centre

Kalam Centre

Incubation Partner

Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur

Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur

Incubation Partner

MCIIE, Indian Institute Of Technology (BHU), Varanasi

MCIIE, Indian Institute Of Technology (BHU), Varanasi

Incubation Partner

M. J. P. Rohilkhand University (MJPRU), Bareilly

M. J. P. Rohilkhand University (MJPRU), Bareilly

Incubation Partner

Ambedkar Institute Of Technology (AIT), Delhi

Ambedkar Institute Of Technology (AIT), Delhi

Incubation Partner

Kamla Nehru Institute Of Technology (KNIT), Sultanpur

Kamla Nehru Institute Of Technology (KNIT), Sultanpur

Incubation Partner

Birla Institute Of Management Technology(Bimtech), Noida

Birla Institute Of Management Technology(Bimtech), Noida

Incubation Partner

Bennett Edu

Bennett Edu

Incubation Partner

Biotech Park, Lucknow

Biotech Park, Lucknow

Incubation Partner

JSSATE-STEP, Noida

JSSATE-STEP, Noida

Incubation Partner

Jagriti Enterprise Centre, Purvanchal

Jagriti Enterprise Centre, Purvanchal

Incubation Partner

IIM L-Incubator, Lucknow

IIM L-Incubator, Lucknow

Incubation Partner

Lucknow Entrepreneurship And Development Services (LEADS)

Lucknow Entrepreneurship And Development Services (LEADS), Lucknow

Investment Partner

Venture Catalysts, Uttar Pradesh

Venture Catalysts, Uttar Pradesh

Investment Partner

Upstartup Conclave Startup Sectors

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Agro & Food Processing

53 Indian agritech startups raised $313 Million in 2017. Agriculture value chain requires disruption and innovation to tackle inefficiencies – which would come from tech-driven startups rather than...

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Health

Healthcare market in India is poised to grow to $280 billion in 2020. Health technologies are supposed to boost the quality of healthcare delivered through earlier mechanisms, reductions in hospital stays...

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Education

India’s Edtech industry is to grow eight-fold to $2 billion by 2021. 125 Startups were funded between 2014 and 2016, with a total investment of $256 million. Re-skilling and online certification is valued...

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Fintech

FinTech market amounts to US$53 Million in 2018 and is expected grow 17.8% with largest segment of Digital Payments. FinTech startups have received $2.7 billion funding in 2017 which has...

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Advanced Technology

Technology startups, for their perpendicular scope and with their inspiring applications and numbers, have formed the backbone of the ecosystem which in turn is playing a key role in the growth...

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IT/E-commerce

The Indian e-commerce market is expected to grow to US$ 200 billion by 2026 from US$ 38.5 billion. The estimation is that e-commerce market is expected to cross US$ 50 billion by 2018...

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Others

Understanding the different types of startup businesses can help government organizations create supportive ecosystems. Send in your entries in UPStartup Conclave if your idea or product does not...

FAQ's

This section contains a number of questions we get about UPStartup Conclave from audience. Our expert team of serial entrepreneurs and industry veterans answer the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) relating to Student Startups, Ideas, New Businesses, Revenue Models, Investors, Mentors, Incubation and Space, and the Startup Funding.

  • Students of any recognized colleges/universities (of UP) who are in ideation stage of their startup plan or already working on it.
  • Non Student category entrants who are in ideation stage of their start-ups.
  • Already working start-ups.

Startups in sectors that align with the mandate of the UP Government will be given a preference. Accordingly, six sectors have been identified along with an additional seventh miscellaneous category for startups.

  • Agro & Food Processing
  • Health
  • Education
  • Fintech
  • Advanced Technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Others

The last date for form submission will be 5th of September 2018. The programme will be organized on 15th of September 2018 at Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM).

Startups will be evaluated on the following parameters:

  • Unique Value Proposition
  • Leadership Team
  • Social Impact
  • Sustainability & Scalability
  • Technology Advantage (if any)
  • Marketing Strategy

Top 10 entries will be selected in each sector and top 3 MVP & Ideation stage startups will be awarded cash prizes!

  • Opportunity to showcase one's Business Plan in a national-level event organized by the Department of IT & Electronics, Government of Uttar Pradesh which will be attended by top Leaders and Officials of the UP Government, Industry stalwarts, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Public and Private Incubators, Accelerators and Students.
  • Opportunity to network with Mentors, Investors, Industry Experts, Incubators and successful Entrepreneurs.
  • Prizes and accolades for Best 3 Business Ideas identified in Ideation category and Best 3 Startups in Product-ready category.
  • Recognition to best Business Plans / Products in Ideation and Product-ready (MVP) Categories from each industry sector- opportunity to present the business pitch to an esteemed jury and audience for the Final round.
  • Certificate of Merit to all Winners and Finalists. Certificate of Participation to all Teams/Startups shortlisted for pitching in the preliminary round.
  • Space for Product display (stalls & canopies) for selected startups at the event site.
  • Opportunity to get selected by UP Government recognized Incubators and thus being eligible for benefits under 'UP IT & Startup Policy 2017!
  • Opportunity for investment-ready startups to participate in Investor-Pitching event to be organized later, this year.
  • Prizes sponsored by Incubators/Industry for sector winners.
  • Opportunity for startups to showcase their product to concerned Department Officials, in a one-to-one meeting.

Facts

Here are 6 interesting numbers about the UPStartup Conclave

427

Startups Registered

38

Investors

35

Mentors

15

Incubators

12

Speakers

122

Entrepreneurs

Facts

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