About UPStartup Conclave

UPStartup Conclave 2019 is an exclusive startup event going to be held in Lucknow on 14th September 2019 at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow. Department of IT & Electronics, UP Government in association with Lucknow Management Association are organizing the second edition of UPStartup Conclave. The U.P. Chief Minister and Government of Uttar Pradesh are committed to developing Uttar Pradesh/Lucknow as a new Startup Hub on India's map. In its relentless pursuit to promote entrepreneurs and startups with ease of doing business, Uttar Pradesh Government is all set with its new Startup Policy and is making major interventions in this direction.

Benefits for the Startups!

Opportunity to showcase one's Business Plan in a national-level event organized by the Department of IT & Electronics, Government of Uttar Pradesh which will be attended by top Leaders and Officials of the UP Government, Industry stalwarts, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Public and Private Incubators, Accelerators and Students.

Opportunity to network with Mentors, Investors, Industry Experts, Incubators and successful Entrepreneurs.

Prizes and accolades for Best 3 Business Ideas identified in Ideation category and Best 3 Startups in Product-ready category.

Recognition to best Business Plans / Products in Ideation and Product-ready (MVP) Categories from each industry sector- opportunity to present the business pitch to an esteemed jury and audience for the Final round.

Certificate of Merit to all Winners and Finalists. Certificate of Participation to all Teams/Startups shortlisted for pitching in the preliminary round.

Space for Product display (stalls & canopies) for selected startups at the event site.

Opportunity to get selected by UP Government recognized Incubators and thus being eligible for benefits under 'UP IT & Startup Policy 2017!

Opportunity for investment-ready startups to participate in Investor-Pitching event to be organized later, this year.

Prizes sponsored by Incubators/Industry for sector winners.

Opportunity for startups to showcase their product to concerned Department Officials, in a one-to-one meeting.

Awards & Prizes

UP Startup Conclave 2019 Prize money allows sustainable mobility startup to conquer markets with mentoring by experts and high exposure! All Registered eligible participants shall be entitled to incentives under UP Startup Policy. Prize money is to be won for Ideation and Product-Stage Startups in multiple categories. Consolation Prizes like Best Women Entrepreneur, and Best Student Startup are also there. Certificate of Participation for all shortlisted entries!
Preference will be given to startups investing in Uttar Pradesh!

Product Stage

Product Stage - 1st Prize

2,00,000

INR

Product Stage - 2nd Prize

1,50,000

INR

Product Stage - 3rd Prize

1,00,000

INR

Ideation Stage

Ideation Stage - 1st Prize

1,00,000

INR

Ideation Stage - 2nd Prize

75,000

INR

Ideation Stage - 3rd Prize

50,000

INR

Consolation Prizes

Best Student Startup

20,000

INR

Best Women Startup

20,000

INR

Best Social Impact Startup

20,000

INR

Certificate of Participation for all shortlisted entries

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Registration Policies

Method of Registration

Method of Registration

Every participant needs to register in order to participate. A standard pitch deck for instructions regarding filling the pitch deck has been prepared. To view the standard pitch deck, visit the following link: https://lnkd.in/fQYHMZj
Prepare the pitch deck in PDF format and upload it in the 'Startup Registration Form'...

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Instructions

Instructions

The last date for submitting the registration form is 5th September 2019. Any student or working startup is eligible to register and participate for the startup pitching provided the team is willing to set up their startup in Lucknow or Uttar Pradesh. There is no Registration Fee. Pitch Deck has to comply with the standard format...

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Rules

Rules

The shortlisted teams will be sent an invitation for UPStartup Conclave Pitch-in Challenge. They will have to make their own arrangement for travel and stay at Lucknow. The startups not shortlisted for pitching shall be invited as delegates. Proposals will be evaluated for quality of the idea and business plan for presentation in the event...

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Registration

Startup Entrants

Free

Access Package includes

  • Opportunity to apply for startup pitch-in competition

  • Opportunity to get funded by various angel investors; subject to being shortlisted

  • Summit Access for 1+1 individuals

  • Network with 100+ startups, and 75+ Mentors, 50+ investors, 25+Incubators

  • Free Lunch & Buffet Coupon

Delegate

Free

Access Package includes

  • Summit Access for 1 individual

  • Access for Event Inauguration

  • Access to panel discussions

  • Witness Top 10 Pitches & Prize Distribution

  • Network with 100+ startups, and 75+ Mentors, 50+ investors, 25+Incubator

  • Free Lunch & Buffet Coupon

Media

Free

Access Package includes

  • Free Lunch & Buffet Coupon

  • Summit Access for 1+1 individuals

  • Access to the Press release, Pictures, Press briefing and Press note

  • Access to VVIP and Dignitaries

Organizers

Attendees

UPStartup Conclave 2019 will be attended by series of many eminent attendees from startup community (already working startups and ideation stage), investor community, incubators community, Government Officials, Top Bureaucrats, Banks and Loaning Institutions, IT Service Providers and Facilitators, Corporate and Regulatory Bodies, Spectators, Educational Institutes, Student Community, etc. By professionalizing the startup industry together, we support the entrepreneurial superstars of tomorrow! Welcome to UPStartup Conclave 2019.

Invited Speakers

UPStartup Conclave 2019, event will witness a lot of eminent speakers whose names will be disclosed later on. The speakers will help us in gaining an insight and understanding of the important issues related to startups and its eco-system. The speakers will talk about the difficulties and challenges faced by startups in Uttar Pradesh and how to overcome it.

Invited Investors & Mentors

In UPStartup Conclave 2019 event, you will witness India's best-known angel investors and incubators who will be on the pitch juries, analyzing each business aspect and then evaluating the results of the startups. We are overwhelmed by the response from the startup investment fraternity, we will soon update the names of the investors and incubators who are participating as many more are yet to confirm.

Partners

  • All
  • Technology
  • Knowledge
  • Incubation
  • Investment
Venture Catalyst Investment Partner

Venture Catalyst Investment Partner

INVESTMENT PARTNER

Kurativz, INCUBATION PARTNER

Kurativz, INCUBATION PARTNER

INCUBATION PARTNER

CWE HUB  Virtual Incubation Accelerator

CWE HUB Virtual Incubation Accelerator

INCUBATION PARTNER

Inaequalis Consulting, Lucknow

Inaequalis Consulting, Lucknow

TECHNOLOGY PARTNER

G. L. Bajaj Innovation Centre

G. L. Bajaj Innovation Centre

INCUBATION PARTNER

Shiv Nadar AIC Research Foundation

Shiv Nadar AIC Research Foundation

INCUBATION PARTNER

TBI-KIET, Ghaziabad

TBI-KIET, Ghaziabad

INCUBATION PARTNER

Shreetron India Ltd

Shreetron India Ltd

INCUBATION PARTNER

Amity University, Lucknow

Amity University, Lucknow

INCUBATION PARTNER

STPI, INCUBATION PARTNER

STPI, INCUBATION PARTNER

INCUBATION PARTNER

Lucknow Entrepreneurship And Development Services (LEADS), Lucknow

Lucknow Entrepreneurship And Development Services (LEADS), Lucknow

INVESTMENT PARTNER

IIM L-Incubator, Lucknow

IIM L-Incubator, Lucknow

INCUBATION PARTNER

Jagriti Enterprise Centre, Purvanchal

Jagriti Enterprise Centre, Purvanchal

INCUBATION PARTNER

JSSATE-STEP, Noida

JSSATE-STEP, Noida

INCUBATION PARTNER

Biotech Park, Lucknow

Biotech Park, Lucknow

INCUBATION PARTNER

Bennett Edu

Bennett Edu

INCUBATION PARTNER

Birla Institute Of Management Technology(Bimtech), Noida

Birla Institute Of Management Technology(Bimtech), Noida

INCUBATION PARTNER

Kamla Nehru Institute Of Technology (KNIT), Sultanpur

Kamla Nehru Institute Of Technology (KNIT), Sultanpur

INCUBATION PARTNER

Ambedkar Institute Of Technology (AIT), Delhi

Ambedkar Institute Of Technology (AIT), Delhi

INCUBATION PARTNER

M. J. P. Rohilkhand University (MJPRU), Bareilly

M. J. P. Rohilkhand University (MJPRU), Bareilly

INCUBATION PARTNER

MCIIE, Indian Institute Of Technology (BHU), Varanasi

MCIIE, Indian Institute Of Technology (BHU), Varanasi

INCUBATION PARTNER

Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur

Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur

INCUBATION PARTNER

Kalam Centre

Kalam Centre

INCUBATION PARTNER

IB Hubs, Lucknow

IB Hubs, Lucknow

INCUBATION PARTNER

SCIFI IIM, Lucknow

SCIFI IIM, Lucknow

INCUBATION PARTNER

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow

KNOWLEDGE PARTNER

Upstartup Conclave Startup Sectors

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Agro & Food Processing

53 Indian agritech startups raised $313 Million in 2017. Agriculture value chain requires disruption and innovation to tackle inefficiencies – which would come from tech-driven startups rather than traditional players. Agritech startups can help farmers about opportunities, be it credit or technologies. The funding opportunities lay in storage, improving supply chain, quality seed procurement, increased production, capturing real-time data, image analytics, and technology for soil scanning...

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Health

Healthcare market in India is poised to grow to $280 billion in 2020. Health technologies are supposed to boost the quality of healthcare delivered through earlier mechanisms, reductions in hospital stays and rehabilitation times. Big Data, IoT, Artifical Intelligence ...

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Education

India’s Edtech industry is to grow eight-fold to $2 billion by 2021. 125 Startups were funded between 2014 and 2016, with a total investment of $256 million. Re-skilling and online certification is valued at $93 million, primary and secondary education is at $773 million and Test preparation stands at $515-million. Startups ...

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Fintech

FinTech market amounts to US$53 Million in 2018 and is expected grow 17.8% with largest segment of Digital Payments. FinTech startups have received $2.7 billion funding in 2017 which has democratized financial services, thereby allowing non-traditional firms and startups ...

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Advanced Technology

Technology startups, for their perpendicular scope and with their inspiring applications and numbers, have formed the backbone of the ecosystem which in turn is playing a key role in the growth of the economy. India’s ranking is the fourth largest startup hub in the world with over 3,100 startups. Software products and services revenues for 2019-20 are projected...

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IT/E-commerce

The Indian e-commerce market is expected to grow to US$ 200 billion by 2026 from US$ 38.5 billion. The estimation is that e-commerce market is expected to cross US$ 50 billion by 2018. Amazon contributed Rs 6,200 crore (US$ 1 billion) in e-commerce business arm in India amid...

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Social Startups "For Profit"

There are over 400 social tech startups in India today, growing at over 20 per cent year-on-year. Startups that are providing products and services that solve societal and environmental problems are gaining a following. With the onset of heavy technological solutions ...

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Others

Understanding the different types of startup businesses can help government organizations create supportive ecosystems. Send in your entries in UPStartup Conclave if your idea or product does ...

FAQ's

This section contains a number of questions we get about UPStartup Conclave from audience. Our expert team of serial entrepreneurs and industry veterans answer the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) relating to Student Startups, Ideas, New Businesses, Revenue Models, Investors, Mentors, Incubation and Space, and the Startup Funding.

  • Students of any recognized colleges/universities (of UP) who are in ideation stage of their startup plan or already working on it.
  • Non Student category entrants who are in ideation stage of their start-ups.
  • Already working start-ups.

Startups in sectors that align with the mandate of the UP Government will be given a preference. Accordingly, six sectors have been identified along with an additional seventh miscellaneous category for startups.

  • Agro & Food Processing
  • Health
  • Education
  • Fintech
  • Advanced Technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Others

The last date for form submission will be 5th of September 2019. The programme will be organized on 14th of September 2019 at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow.

Startups will be evaluated on the following parameters:

  • Unique Value Proposition
  • Leadership Team
  • Social Impact
  • Sustainability & Scalability
  • Technology Advantage (if any)
  • Marketing Strategy

Top 10 entries will be selected in each sector and top 3 MVP & Ideation stage startups will be awarded cash prizes!

  • Opportunity to showcase one's Business Plan in a national-level event organized by the Department of IT & Electronics, Government of Uttar Pradesh which will be attended by top Leaders and Officials of the UP Government, Industry stalwarts, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Public and Private Incubators, Accelerators and Students.
  • Opportunity to network with Mentors, Investors, Industry Experts, Incubators and successful Entrepreneurs.
  • Prizes and accolades for Best 3 Business Ideas identified in Ideation category and Best 3 Startups in Product-ready category.
  • Recognition to best Business Plans / Products in Ideation and Product-ready (MVP) Categories from each industry sector- opportunity to present the business pitch to an esteemed jury and audience for the Final round.
  • Certificate of Merit to all Winners and Finalists. Certificate of Participation to all Teams/Startups shortlisted for pitching in the preliminary round.
  • Space for Product display (stalls & canopies) for selected startups at the event site.
  • Opportunity to get selected by UP Government recognized Incubators and thus being eligible for benefits under 'UP IT & Startup Policy 2017!
  • Opportunity for investment-ready startups to participate in Investor-Pitching event to be organized later, this year.
  • Prizes sponsored by Incubators/Industry for sector winners.
  • Opportunity for startups to showcase their product to concerned Department Officials, in a one-to-one meeting.

Facts

Here are 6 interesting numbers about the first edition of UPStartup Conclave in 2018!

427

Startups Registered

38

Investors

35

Mentors

15

Incubators

12

Speakers

122

Entrepreneurs

Facts

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