Bootcamp is a 4-week long mini startup accelerator that provides early-stage startups with the requisite expertise and skills to make it big in the outside world BootCamp works through a carefully designed mixture of workshops and startup-specific mentoring that imparts knowledge efficiently.
In addition, it focuses on participatory learning and interaction within the cohort to push the limits of startups, generate new perspectives, and nudge founders to be proactive leaders while equipping them with the vital social skills necessary to mobilize people and resources. The outcome of BootCamp is a cohort of startups with a viable business plan and ready for incubation.
Ideas are critical, but the execution is the key. With 1.3 billion people, India faces no shortage of ideas nor human capital the elusiveness of resources, and lack of the initial push towards actualizing an idea that holds us down. Bootcamp seeks to solve this very problem of bringing ideas closer to reality
Curated for startups integrating innovative technologies into traditional financial sectors to make them safer, faster, and more efficient.
For startups, uplifting education with ingenious tech-focused techniques, making it more accessible, personalized, and convenient for students
For startups working on sustainable technologies, targeted towards environment-related causes and harnessing natural energy resources.
For all the startups innovating new solutions, falling under sectors other than the ones mentioned, i.e. ( Fintech, Edtech, and Energy/Environment ).
Total Prize Pool of 5 Lakhs.
Sector-specific mentoring by industry experts
Hands-On training on key facets of entrepreneurship
Top performers will get legal and technical assistance
A chance to be a part of the group comprising Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors, Entrepreneurs, and fellow teams
Opportunity for promising startups to get featured on popular media platforms and E-Cell IITM handles and newsletters.
Top three teams will receive free passes to external fundraising rounds hosted by VCs. Teams may also receive funding opportunities directly from the Finale Pitch.
Opportunites for teams to get incubated in professional Incubators. Outstanding individuals may also be invited to Entrepreneur-in-Residence programs.
The event is open to all UG, PG and PhD students of any stream and college. Students who have graduated in or after 2018 are also eligible. Each team must have a minimum of 1 to a maximum of 5 members.
A set of questions to understand the participants better. After successful registration, participants will be receiving an E-Summit ID within 24 hours through mail. Participants are required to login to the E-Summit portal and answer the questions under round 0.
The 4-week startup accelerator program, where teams progressively work under the guidance of mentors, get exposure to the hands-on workshops and network with fellow teams in a self-growing environment.
The showdown, where teams pitch their business model to finish on the podium and stand a chance to win the coveted cash prize
We participated in the Bootcamp 2019 and it was really a great experience for all of us. The mentorship provided by the Bootcamp team and mentors were really greatful. The feedback which we got, really helped us to see where we are doing wrong, where we should be heading. Overall it acted as a guiding hand for us. The decisions which we took after whole experience of Bootcamp helped us to navigate through the market in a more clear and concise mannerRishabh Verma Founder, UrbanMatrix
We participated in Bootcamp 2019. Bootcamp is the best opportunity to validate your idea and get connected to mentor who can guide you in Entrepreneurial world.Rakesh Raushan Founder, TechTable
UrbanMatrix builds industry-grade drones and provides aerial solutions that elevate efficiency and profitability for the industries. Its ultimate aim is to make drone-integration easier, safer and cheaper for all industries and organizations.Rishabh Verma Urbanmatrix Bootcamp 2019
Tech Table is an online platform that facilitates students to get internships and connects them to the startup ecosystem. It also provides an array of startup services, from App development and Animations to Interactive Websites.Rakesh Raushan Tech Table Bootcamp 2020
EdarLabs is building a 21st century pedagogy tool that enables students to explore, experiment and learn with AR, and VR; assisted by AI. They offer experimental learning modules which are highly accessible, easy to use and can be deployed on any platform.Yashwanth Kumar EdarLabs Bootcamp 2019
Orbuculum is a cutting-edge healthcare startup that is refining its AI based system that predicts diseases using genome-based data to be used as a disease prediction model and screening tool by doctors.Orbuculum Genolytics Pranav Gangwal Bootcamp 2017
DbyT Dynamics is a design and service organization affiliated with the EV ecosystem. They engage in developing innovative products and building a tech-based platform for mobility in the service sector, focusing on Agri-Perishables and Micro Logistics.Dhairyasheel Deshmukh DbyT Dynamics Bootcamp 2019
No, the event is free to participate
There will be 10 teams per track, so a total of 40 teams will be shortlisted
It will happen throughout February at the mutual convenience of mentor and team
No, the event is completely virtual
You have to choose the sector-agnostic category
Yes, there will be different finales for every track.
No, you can only participate with one idea submission.