Innovate Delhi is a six week boot camp organised at IIIT-Delhi to provide an opportunity to early stage start ups to hone their business propositions and pitch before angel investors at the end of the program. Selected start ups would also be able to secure incubation at the Incubation Centre,IIIT Delhi.The program would provide support in terms of stipend, hostel accommodation, and basic infrastructure to work on their propositions.

The 10 selected startups (min 2 to max 5 team members) will move to New Delhi for 6 weeks in summer of 2016, during which the team of eminent startup founders and industry experts will work intensively with each one of them to get the startup into best possible shape to bring the best pitch to carefully-selected invite-only investors on Pitch Day.

Innovate Delhi’s real draw is an unmatchable entry into the otherwise closed world of high-stakes entrepreneurship. Over a period of 6 weeks, enrollees network with some of the industry’s most powerful investors and innovators as the startups attempt to turn their ideas into full-fledged businesses. And, at the end of the tenure, the startups get to participate in Pitch Day during which they present their plans to venture capitalists and angel investors.


Startup is solitary journey and its immensely challenging. Working with other people going through similar challenges makes a huge difference.

Working together in a community is extremely valuable.


You'll get access to a network of successful startup founder, investors and industry experts who will guide you when you need it the most.

We'll make sure you don't do the same mistakes that these founders, investors and experts did during their journey.


Innovate Delhi is bringing a wide variety of experts focused on Product, Traction, Investor pitching and more.

It's like learning from the best on steroids and morphine.


Startups can live in IIIT D campus (literally too!) for 6 weeks and get equity free funding of Rs.60,000 per startup. You'll have place and fast broadband to work.

We'll work together on your business, product, growth and investor pitches.


Thanks to our close knit network, startups shall be building relationships and partnerships that wouldn't be possible without Innovate Delhi.

Need an introduction to a prospect? Early access to new platform features? API access blocked? Stuck at the last mile? We have a network.


Being at Innovate Delhi will validate your business, and our network is bringing the investors together on Pitch Day where you meet investors who might give you the required funding.

The network that you build during the 6 weeks too will help you connect with investors at right time

Avinash Raghava

Chief Evangelist for

Dr. Ritesh Malik

Guerilla Ventures

Vishal Chandra

Tech Enterpreneur and Startup Theorist

Pradeep Gupta

CyberMedia Group


We are looking for sector agnostic innovative startups that are not financially/ machinery/ land intensive.

If you are already working on your idea and looking forward to raise funds, then Innovate Delhi is for you.


The six-week program covers mentorship and interactions with mentors in three sub-heads

  • Product (understanding customer segments, problem and solution),
  • Traction (understanding marketing channels, sales pitch etc) and
  • Investor pitch (understanding overall business plan, competitive analysis, financial projections)

Associate Partner

Executive Partner