ISB, DLabs launches Envision, its Fintech Accelerator to support ten startups

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The accelerator programme in partnership with US Consulate General, Hyderabad; Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and BASIX Sub-K, seeks to support ten growth stage start-ups providing lending, payment and insurance solutions with focus on agriculture, healthcare and energy sectors.

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The unique offerings of this accelerator are access to research and insightful data at ISB and an opportunity to co-innovate with established ventures and organizations.  The Knowledge and Investor Partners will come together to support the selected startups to identify their challenges and provide complementary strengths to scale operations.

ISB is inviting applications from startups to pitch their ventures in the following categories

  • Scale – Early stage startups with solutions in lending, payment and insurance, seeking to accelerate/scale their solution/product to the next level.
  • Co-Innovate – Startups willing to expand or pivot their agritech, healthcare, fintech or energy solution to provide alternate banking solutions by partnering with a well-established organization.

The selected startups will be provided with mentorship, advisory and networking opportunities to meet each of their respective business goals through February 2019 to June 2019.

Interested start-ups can apply at envision.isb.edu. Last date for application – December 15, 2018. For more details about the Envision programme and selection criteria, you can email the team at envision@isb.edu or call (040) 23187032

About DLabs

DLabs is the incubation and acceleration arm of Indian School of Business set up in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. It aims to support the creation of a vibrant and high impact entrepreneurial ecosystem focused on innovation in key sectors including technology commercialization. DLabs leverages the vast resources, expertise and networks of the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at ISB through mentorship, education and investor connect.