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Objective of The Social Accelerator

The objective of the Social Accelerator is to support the social impact start-ups, committed to creating footprint by their rigorous 'for profit' business endeavour,
by significantly steepening their learning curve & making them investment ready.




About The Social Accelerator

TDB, CIIE, Startup Oasis, Villgro, GVFL, SAP & UKAID join hands to accelerate the social impact start-ups for the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, under their two month 'Social Accelerator' programme. This cohort based Social Accelerator is going to be run parallelly from the cities of Ahmedabad and Jaipur. Programme predominantly offers capacity building workshops, access to networks, exposure to mentors and domain-experts, peer-learning platform, continuous monitoring and investment support.

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Who Should Apply?

  • Start-ups working in social-impact domain, like but not limited to Agriculture, Skills and Livelihood, Health, Sustainability, Education, Micro Entrepreneurship, Animal Husbandry, Energy and Water.
  • Start-ups registered in or having operations in Gujarat OR Start-ups registered in Rajasthan / Madhya Pradesh or having or planning to begin operations in either or both of these two states.
  • Early stage start-ups with some customer traction/ validation and revenue generation.
  • Start-ups having direct impact on the Bottom of Pyramid segment and with full-time team.

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Financial Offerings

Over and above the regular accelerator programme, start-ups have the following opportunities to avail -

  • For start-ups registered in or having operations in Gujarat: Selected start-ups get an opportunity to get a grant of up to INR 25 lakhs from SAP.
  • For start-ups registered in or having or planning to begin operations in Rajasthan / Madhya Pradesh: Selected start-ups get an opportunity to pitch for an investment of up to INR 25 lakhs and a 12 months incubation support under Innovative Ventures and Technologies for Development (INVENT) programme.

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About Social Accelerator

The objective of the Social Accelerator is to support the social impact start-ups,
committed to creating footprint by their rigorous 'for profit' business endeavour,
by significantly steepening their learning curve & making them investment ready.

Contact Info

  • If you have any queries, write to us at
  • social-accelerator@ciieindia.org