Press Information Bureau: July 20, 2021
Start-up India Showcase is an online discovery platform for the most promising start-ups of the country. These innovations span across various cutting-edge sectors such as Fintech, Enterprise Tech, Social Impact, HealthTech, EdTech, among others. Ecosystem stakeholders have evaluated, nurtured, and supported these start-ups. These start-ups are solving critical problems and have shown exceptional innovation in their respective sectors.
Features of Start-up Showcase
Each start-up has a profile page with detailed pitch about their product, innovation, and USP in forms of Videos and PDF links. This provides unique visibility to them in front of the entire start-up ecosystem. The start-ups act as the flagbearers of good quality of Indian start-ups.
Start-up India Showcase is also an online networking portal which offers various social and digital connect opportunities on the platform. Each start-up profile is linked with Social Media Pages, LinkedIn URLs of founders and a direct Connect button which facilitate networking opportunities between users. This enables platform users to connect better and explore further business opportunities.
Start-up India Showcase is an online discovery platform for one of the most credible start-ups out there in our ecosystem. The platform is powered with various tools from a powerful search to an intuitive filter which will enable seamless discovery of start-ups for stakeholders.
IV. Star Repository
Start-up India Showcase is an all-star repository as the platform contains start-ups who have already proved their capabilities via different means (winning competitions, selling on GeM etc), they will also be a potential priority choice for government and corporate buyers, facilitating their business growth.
Application and Selection Process
I. Application for Start-up Showcase
All DPIIT-recognized start-ups under Start-up India are eligible to apply for the Showcase. Start-ups can apply on the Start-up India website by filling a form, uploading their pitch deck, and catalogue.
II. Final Shortlisting and Publishing on the Showcase platform
An Apex Committee has been constituted by DPIIT for the selection of start-ups for the Start-up India showcase platform. This selection is done from the list of applications of start-ups, recommendations from states, and any other start-up that the Apex Committee deems fit for the showcase platform.
Selected start-ups receive a confirmation email from DPIIT about being featured on the Start-up India Showcase to which they need to share a self-declaration of no dues towards any statutory body. Once this declaration is received, the start-up’s profile is made live on the website.
104 start-ups from different sectors such as Food-Tech, Green energy, Defence, Ed-Tech, Health-Tech, etc are currently onboarded on the platform.
Benefits of the Showcase platform to Stakeholders
III. Government Stakeholders
Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.