A 6-month EdTech focused acceleration program is about to be initiated in Gurgaon

The keenly tailored programme i.e. 'UDGAM Accelerator programme’ powered by NUMA helps to fast-track the growth of

early-stage startup and persists as an investment-ready company with adequate mentoring and network.

We bring growth, human capital and network around the Education industry for potential startups.

Focus Areas

EdTech | E-Learning | Skill Tech

Season

One

Deadline

Apply by 25th Dec 2018

Program

Starting January 2019

KEY VALUES OF THE PROGRAM

3% of equity stake in exchange for the program

Co-Working Access

Tailored program and support to accelerate the growth of your startup

  • KPI/Execution focused program tailored for startup needs
  • Weekly one-on-one with quality in-house resources (EIR & Growth Hacker in Residence)
  • Multiple bootcamps on the various core functions of startups including Design, Technology/Product, Growth Hacking, etc.
  • Lead mentor to provide industry insights and connections

Digital Marketing Tools

ACCESS TO UDGAM’s NETWORK OF EDUCATION INDUSTRY & NUMA INT’l NETWORK

  • Networking & Business connects at the core of the program
  • An international network of corporates, investors, founders, experts & mentors
  • Deep connects in Education industry; 2 universities & 5 colleges and extended local & national network
  • Access to the int’l delegation and exchange programs

PR & Media Support

World class plug & play office facilities Gurgaon

  • Free office space with meeting rooms, library, research lab, bunker beds, event space, classroom theatres in Gurgaon for 6 months
  • Advance research lab with AR/VR, IoT, 3D Printing equipment (coming soon)
  • Access to NUMA international locations

Collaborative Community

ACCESS TO INVESTORS ACROSS THE WORLD AND SUPPORT CASH BURN

  • Funding opportunity from UDGAM for eligible startups during or after the program (The final decision would be taken by UDGAM’s internal team)
  • Introductions to Investors, angel & VCs across industries for attracting further funding
  • 700k Euro worth of perks from 70+ partners

How Our Program Works

Prototype / Product
Funding

1

Define

Build startup's strategy (1 month)
  • Key activities
  • - Team building
  • - Kickoff Event
    • - Mentor madness
  • - Bootcamps
  • - Perks partners day
  • - OKR & Term Sheet 101
  • Focus
  • Redefinig the Roadmap
  • Outcome
  • Team, Roadmap. Lead
  • Mentors & Lawyers

2

Execute

Get traction (4 months)
  • Key activities
  • - Workshops & round tables
  • - Office hours with experts
  • - Weekly KPI/Roadmap and SCRUM meetings
  • - CEO Breakfast
  • - International expert hours
  • Focus
  • Execution of Roadmap
  • Outcome
  • Market access business
  • Model & sales process

3

GROW

Access to seed Funding (1 month)
  • Key activities
  • - Pitch coaching sessions
  • - Storytelling workshop
  • - Angel Sneak Peek
  • - Shark Tanks
  • - Demo Day
  • - Investor Connect
  • International delegations
  • Focus
  • Funding & Growth
  • Outcome
  • Product market fit &
  • Funding support

NUMA

NUMA is a France-based international innovation hub for the digital age that operates worldwide and help to build future-proof organizations and tech startups by making revolutions happen faster with greater impact since 2000.

NUMA’s startup programs bring high-quality mentorship, business opportunities, international network, landing zones in 8 countries and global market access to the best startups around the world. Their programs are targeted at startups looking for global success. Their commitment is threefold: a focus on business, execution above all and a driving mentorship.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for talented, ambitious entrepreneurs who wish to develop a profitable and lasting global EdTech startup.

More specifically, our startups:

Are from Education industry and tech-enabled

Innovative

Are early-stage startups (MVP to early traction/revenue)

Have considerable growth potential

Anvironmental

Are willing to relocate or travel to Gurgaon for the program duration

Should contribute to a positive environmental & social impact

They Could be Your Mentors

An international network of experts and mentors ready to support you.

Below is an esteemed repository of mentors & experts with diverse expertise and experience:

Vir Kashyap

Director at Indeed.com, Co-founder of Babajobs.com and Angel Investor

Olivier Mougenot

Investment Director at NUMA and Entrepreneur

KC Ayyagari

Startup Ecosystem Partnerships Manager, Google Cloud

Khushbu Jagwani

Co-founder of Fullonwedding

Nandu Madhava

GM at Twitch and Former Director of Growth at Twitter India

Akshay Chaturvedi

Co-Founder & CEO, LeverageEdu

Damien Roch

MD - Acceleration at NUMA Paris and Serial Entrepreneur

Ravikiran Annaswamy

CEO at Innohabit Technologies and work with IEEE

UDGAM HUB FACILITIES

Infrastructure Highlights

The hub is built in an area of 12000 sqft fitted with all state of the art equipment at the location in Gurgaon, the 2nd largest startup destination in India.

Infrastructure Highlights

The facilities at the Hub include, Entrance Lobby and Reception area for visitors, high speed wi-fi internet, event space for 100-120 attendees,

Infrastructure Highlights

provision for state-of-art audio / visual facilities including AR/VR centre,

Infrastructure Highlights

well stocked library filled with books recommended by leading entrepreneurs,

Infrastructure Highlights

interestingly designed Ideation lab (Imaginarium) for rapid prototyping assistance and development of first level functional products.

Infrastructure Highlights

and a dedicated space to work for startups selected for the program

Surround yourself with people building and living their dreams

Our Perks

€ 700k worth of perks from more than 70 partners

Official Partners

Knowlege Partners
Academic Partner

F.A.Q

1. What does UDGAM provide?
2. How to apply?

Apply here by providing all information

3. What’s the selection process?

The selection process consists of three steps, starting right from the application. Only complete applications are evaluated. Applications are reviewed by the team and are scored by 3 evaluators. The score your application receives reflects various key factors of success including your team, experience, market and product. Depending on your score, you may be invited to participate in one-on-one interviews and pitch sessions. We will be selecting 8 to 10 startups for each season.

Others info:
We are committed to protecting the confidentiality of the applications it receives. Rest assured, we have no interest in sharing your application with non-evaluating parties. Your intellectual property is protected.

You do not have to write a business plan. All you have to do is to complete the application form. You’ll have to fill out information about your business, the team, the market.

4. How do I know that my idea and business plan is protected?

We are committed to protecting the confidentiality of the applications we receive. Rest assured, we have no interest in sharing your application with non-evaluating parties. Your intellectual property is protected.
You do not have to write a business plan. All you have to do is to complete the application form. You’ll have to fill out information about your business, the team, the market.