"iDEATE-Unconvention Bhopal" is a nation-wide competition for startups with a visible social impact and scalable model. This competition is to identify and reward startups which are already operational or might have done validation / proof of concept and are working on a product/service which is impacting the lives at the Bottom of Pyramid. The startups must have a sustainable and scalable model which could multiply the impact generated. This competition is sector agnostic and for startups which are working on a for-profit model to create social impact.

Top startups would get instant cash rewards, recognition and possible financial assistance of up to Rs.50 lakh.

Why to Apply?

- Winner will get instant cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh and runner-up will get Rs.80,000 with incubation support from Startup Oasis and Villgro.

- Potential pilot support from relevant Startup Oasis network.

- Incubation support by Startup Oasis followed by funding of upto Rs 50 lakhs for startups that qualify for the INVENT program of DFID and TDB (more details on http://startupoasis.in/invent.php)

- Amazon Credits of upto USD 1000 for the top 2 startups

- Free co-working space of 2 seats for 3 months to the top 2 startups

Eligibility Criteria

- Startups need to be operational with some traction or validation from customers. Purely idea stage startups and very mature startups are not encouraged to apply.

- Startup should either be based out of Rajasthan or have / propose to have significant operations in Rajasthan , MP , Bihar , Chhattisgarh , Jharkhand , Orissa , Bengal , UP .

- Startups must have visible social impact (Definition – For this competition, we refer to Social Impact where BoP consumers / suppliers are directly/indirectly getting benefit from the activities of startup) with scalable model which amplifies and increases impact on BoP

Important Dates

If you have any queries, write to vaibhav@startupoasis.in.